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More reasons to smile in QC!

One of the largest cities in Metro Manila, Quezon City is sure to give you a whole bunch of places to eat in and explore!

Also read: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants in Quezon City

With many food hubs such as Maginhawa and Tomas Morato, it can be quite daunting to choose so we’ve decided to round up the top 10 restaurants you should try for this month!

10. Wyld Kitchen x Bar – Mother Ignacia

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Discover Quezon City’s new WYLD side! WYLD Kitchen x Bar is an exciting and fresh bar that takes the wilderness concept to a new level. Feel lost in the woods with their immersive and nature-infused menu, drinks, and interiors.

It’s for people who love a good cocktail to go along with their food.
It’s not for those who aren’t willing to try new things like a crunchy worm to top off your cocktail!
We recommend the Flora x Fauna, Spicy Hot Wings, and Spinach Dip.

Insider tip: Enjoy up to ₱300 off your bill!

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2/F The Grandia Place, 143 Mother Ignacia Ave., South Triangle, Quezon City
(0919) 990-8805

9. Soru Izakaya – Maginhawa

Last month’s #8

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Soru Izakaya is a modern Japanese restaurant offering innovative takes on cuisine classics. The culinary style is referred to as the “new Nippon” which translates to new Japanese.

It’s for Japanese food enthusiasts craving a different approach to their favourite dishes.
It’s not for loyalists to traditional Japanese cooking.
We recommend their Udon Carbonara, Salmon Belly Sashimi

Insider tip: Enjoy up to ₱300 off your bill!

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140 Maginhawa St., Sikatuna Village, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 8296-2737; (0917) 704-0515

8. Earth Kitchen – White Plains

Last month’s #6

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Earth Kitchen, a joint project of the Got Heart Foundation and Hizon’s catering, a restaurant dedicated to promote the products of local farms and indigenous people. Earth Kitchen offers farm-to-table cuisine. Some of their most talked about dishes are the Bulgogi Wrap, Fresh Spring Rolls, and Squid Ink Pasta.

It’s for those who are looking for more sustainable options when it comes to dining out.
It’s not for those who are craving for greasy food.
We recommend their Squid Ink & Aligue pasta, Shrimp Spring Rolls, and Mushroom Ravioli.

Insider tip: Enjoy up to ₱200 off your bill!

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Lot 10-B-10 White Plains, Katipunan, Quezon City
(02) 7577-9138; (02) 8961-0572; (0917) 584-3278

7. LoLa Cafe + Bar – Tomas Morato

Last month’s #5

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Lola Cafe + Bar is a converted restaurant offering reinvented Filipino dishes made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients by Chef John Mangibin. It’s one of QC’s hidden restaurant gems and a must-visit dining place.

It’s for families and couples looking for a charming lunch or dinner place.
It’s not for diners looking for live music.
We recommend their Wagyu Salpicao, Bone Marrow Sisig, and Tartufo Pasta

Insider tip: You can get up to ₱300 off your bill!

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99 Sct Lozano St., Quezon City
(02) 7219-3254; (02) 7501-2620; (0917) 817-6045

6. Oedo – Sto. Domingo

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You definitely won’t miss this restaurant with their Shinto inspired entrance and hanging Japanese lamps; they also have a zen garden, two floors, and function rooms for private events.

It’s for people who love Japanese food and want to feel like, even just a little bit, they’re in Japan.
It’s not for people looking for fast-food type of Japanese.
We recommend their Oedo Maki.

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105 Sto Domingo Ave., Quezon City
(02) 8255-5993

5. Alba Restaurante Español – Tomas Morato

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Alba has been around since 1952 so it’s no surprise that even their oldest branches like this one in Tomas Morato is still strong and standing! They’ve been the go-to for traditional Spanish cuisine with favourites like their Paellas, Gambas, Croquetas and more!

It’s for families and other big groups since Spanish food usually has large servings.
It’s not for those looking for a more intimate setting.
We recommend their Paella Valenciana.

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Tomas Morato corner Scout Lozano St, Sacred Heart, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 8925-1912; (02) 8928-7129

4. RUB Ribs & BBQ – Kapitolyo

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RUB Ribs & BBQ offers no frill American grub such as ribs with the sidings of your choice, wings, and other comfort food. They are most famous for their BBQ ribs & their signature sauce.

It’s for those who are looking for affordable but really juicy and delicious ribs that you’ll really be coming back for more.
It’s not for those looking for a romantic type of dinner but they do have dishes perfect for two just not in a romantic setting.
We recommend their Super Duo BBQ Ribs (2 sides)

Insider tip: Enjoy up to ₱100 off your bill1

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88 East Capitol Dr., Kapitolyo, Pasig
(02) 7625-2939; (02) 7624-6850

3. Ninyo Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge – Katipunan

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Ninyo is a homey, romantic garden restaurant that serves a fusion of French and Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is known to offer delicious gastronomic food in an intimate and relaxing environment that can be enjoyed by couples, friends and family.

It’s for those who want a quiet and intimate place to eat.
It’s not for those looking for a bar for late night drinking (but they do have a variety of wines and super good mocktails)!
We recommend Honey Glazed Grilled Salmon and Wasabi Tempura Oyster.

Insider tip: Enjoy up to ₱200 off your bill!

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66 E Abada St., Loyola Heights, Quezon City
(02) 8426-0301; (0917) 580-7928; (0939) 921-5881

2. Romulo Café – Tomas Morato

Last month’s #4

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Romulo Cafe offers traditional Filipino comfort food from heirloom recipes. Romulo Cafe gives its diners a glimpse of the Philippine history though its museum-style interiors.

It’s for people who enjoy beautiful interiors to go along with their food.
It’s not for those looking fusion-type dishes.
We recommend Tito Greg’s Kare-Kare, Boneless Crispy Pata Binagoongan, and Lola Virginia’s Chicken Relleno (Half Chicken).

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32 Dr. Scout Lazcano cor Scout Tuason near Tomas Morato, Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 8332-7275; (02) 8332-7273

1. Victorino’s – Tomas Morato

Last month’s #1

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Victorino’s is a fine dining restaurant with old fashioned Filipino home interiors. They serve Ilocano-Filipino cuisine and desserts from partner Chef Heny Sison.

It’s for families and other big groups who are eyeing to catch up over classic Filipino comfort food.
It’s not for those looking to have a quick meal to go.
We recommend their Bagnet, Poqui-Poqui, and Mango Chocolate Torte.

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114 Scout Rallos cor 11th Jamboree St., Laging Handa, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 8922-8558; (02) 3414-7465

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