Where to Eat in Makati


With options for early birds and night owls!

What can be considered as the epitome of a hustling and bustling city, Makati isn’t only known as the central business district of the Philippines but also a place where you can work, dine, and even drink no matter what time of the day it is.

Read more: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Resturants in Makati this month!

With all the places in Makati – Poblacion, Salcedo Village, Legaspi Village, Rockwell, Greenbelt – that have what seems to be an infinite lineup of restaurants, you just might find yourself having option paralysis.

But don’t you worry! With this list, say goodbye to your worries because we’ve got a list of some restaurants in Makati where you can fill your hungry stomachs and leave with a smile on your face.

POBLACION

Gaja Korean Kitchen 

Have a break from KBBQ and try a contemporary take on traditional South Korean recipes at Gaja Korean Kitchen.

It’s one of the best restaurants in Makati to get your fix of Korean classics with a twist like Samgyeopsal Kimbap, Ribimbap, and Korean Chili Lava Cake.

Insider tip: Hidden inside Gaja is a speakeasy called "The Old Seoul".
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8445 Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati
(0906) 493-0799

Filling Station Bar and Cafe

A restaurant in Makati with interiors of a conversational nature no matter what time of the day it is, Filling Station Bar and Cafe serves coffee and drinks that’ll surely get your day or night going!

Don’t forget to pair those drinks with their all-day breakfast, starters, or station specialties.

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5012 P Burgos St., Poblacion, Makati
(02) 897-2053

Holy Smokes BBQ

Looking for one of the best restaurants for barbeque? No fear! Holy Smokes BBQ is here.

Serving authentic Texas-style barbeque like their beef ribs, pork ribs, chicken sausage, and smoked brisket that’s been smoked between 12-16 hours, Holy Smokes got dishes that’ll make you say “holy smokes”!

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Matilde cor Jacobo St, Poblacion, Makati
(0917) 503-6544

Ebi 10 

Need something munch on before or after drinking? Check out Ebi 10 Poblacion, Makati,  a Japanese late-night restaurant that serves a personalized tempura experience by giving you the option to order which kinds of tempura you want to place in your tempura basket.

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5779 Felipe St., Poblacion, Makati
(02) 956-7816

Bad Bird

When it comes to Asian dishes, umami is a definite flavor must-have and at Bad Bird, you’re sure to never run out of it.

Bad Bird is a Japanese and Korean restaurant in Makati that specializes in deep-fried chicken flavored with umami spices and paired with sides like waffles, dirty rice, and corn cobs.

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Hole in The Wall, 4/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 887-2076

SALCEDO VILLAGE

Kko Kko

A name that’s all too familiar to those living in the metro, Kko Kko has become one of the best restaurants in Makati to get Korean dishes that are best eaten with a group. Their recommended dishes are the Chicken Cheese Fondue, Snow Chicken, and Kimbap.

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2/F Paseo Center, 8757 Paseo de Roxas, Salcedo Village, Makati
(0917) 155-8216

Mendokoro Ramenba

“Ramen ba hanap mo?” Then, head on to Mendokoro Ramenba, one of the restaurants in Makati where you can get a bowl of hot, authentic ramen while watching how it’s made given the open kitchen sitting in the middle of the bar.

Some ramen dishes you should try are their Miso and Shoyu.

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G/F V Corporate Center, Soliman St., Salcedo Village, Makati
(02) 478-9625

ROCKWELL

Nikkei

With two branches in Makati city – Rockwell and Legaspi Village – Nikkei is a Peruvian-Japanese Sushi Bar that offers all things seafood served in a multitude of ways as well as desserts and drinks that are no doubt, unique.

Among their recommended dishes are the Green Ceviche, Fresh Oysters, and the Arroz Chaufa Set.

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Frabelle Business Center, Unit GO3, 111 Rada St., Legaspi Village, Makati
(02) 880-0231
G/F One Rockwell, Rockwell Drive, Rockwell, Makati
(02) 541-6689

SM JAZZ MALL

Vikings

Known to provide an experience the best buffet experience in the country, Vikings is one of the buffet restaurants in Makati where you can have a little bit or even a lot of different kinds of dishes from multiple cusines – from Asian to Western and even Mediterranean

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SM Jazz Mall, Metropolitan Ave. cor Nicanor Garcia St., Bel-Air, Makati
(02) 981-3888

GREENBELT 3

Single Origin 

A Greenbelt Makati restaurant for all mall goers, Single Origin is a hangout spot where you can get both coffee and alcohol as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s perfect for when you get hungry right after roaming around the mall.

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G/F Greenbelt 3, Esperanza St., Ayala Center, Makati
(0977) 390-0429

GLORIETTA 3

Paper Moon Cafe

One of the romantic restaurants in Makati where you can go with your perfect pair to get a perfect pair – coffee and a slice of their Mille Crepe Cakes – Paper Moon Cafe is also known as a Japanese dessert shop that also offers other pastries for your sweet tooth.

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G/F Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Makati
(02) 625-8744

KARRIVIN PLAZA

Toyo Eatery

Jordy Navarra, Black Sheep’s former head chef is back at Toyo Eatery with dishes for you to try! Toyo Eatery is an all-new Filipino eatery is a restaurant in Makati that serves modern dishes using local ingredients.

Among the recommended dishes that you should try are the Toyo Eatery three-cut BBQ and the Grilled Belly and Loin of Bangus with Toyo Eatery Silog.

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The Alley at Karrivin, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Makati
(0917) 7200-8630

Ready to shop and feast? Bookmark this article for reference or simply search for ‘MAKATI’ in the Booky App to see a complete list of restaurants around the area, complete with the full details of their location and menu!

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