Discover the best of what Makati has to offer!
From Legaspi Village to Glorietta and even Poblacion, there are a plethora of restaurants in Makati you can choose from if you simply know where to look. If you’re looking to treat and impress a client, best to bring them to a Japanese restaurant in Little Tokyo in Makati. If you’re looking for a bar where you can turn down the stress and turn up the music, you can head to bars in Poblacion.
No matter what you need – coffee, alcohol, sushi, or even breakfast at an ungodly hour – we’re sure that there are restaurants in Makati that fit the bill.
Have a hard time choosing which one fits your needs? Check out our Ultimate Guide to Restaurants in Makati perfect for whatever situation you may have!
Table of contents
- Top 10 Restaurants in Makati
- Romantic Restaurants in Makati
- Cafes and Coffee Shops in Makati
- Breakfast Spots in Makati
- Bars in Makati
- Bars in Poblacion, Makati
- Poblacion Restaurants
- Japanese Restaurants in Makati
- Japanese Restaurants in Little Tokyo, Makati
- Korean Restaurants in Makati
- KBBQ Restaurants in Makati
- Restaurants in Legaspi Village
- Restaurants in Salcedo Village
- Greenbelt Restaurants
- Glorietta Restaurants
- Rockwell Restaurants
With all the great restaurants in Makati abound, choosing the top picks can be a challenge. Luckily for you, our users have chosen their favorites a.k.a what they consider as the best restaurants in Makati that you should definitely try!
Nikkei – Legaspi Village
With 5 branches located in the metro and 2 located in Makati, Nikkei is a sushi bar that’s all but unknown to the office workers in this bustling city. A restaurant that means Japanese out of Japan, one can expect a mix of the unfamiliar and the familiar through their fresh, bold, and refreshing Japanese-Peruvian dishes.
If you’re not enticed to visit to discover the next food innovation, then perhaps Nikkei can allure you with its industrial-inspired, cozy interiors instead. But whatever reason you may have for going, one thing’s for sure, you may just forget about the hustle and bustle of the city when you find yourself dining inside this restaurant’s very walls.
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Frabelle Business Center, Unit GO3, 111 Rada St., Legaspi Village, Makati
(02) 8880-0231 | (0927) 273-0114
Your Local – Legaspi Village
A restaurant that earned its recognition by garnering a spot on Conde Naste Traveler’s list of restaurants to visit in the Philippines as well as a spot on CNN’s travel article, Your Local is a far cry from any of our local restaurants. Conceptualized by Chef Denny Antonino’s and Nicco Santos, Your Local is a hidden gem slash hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Makati you can only find when you’re actually looking for it.
When you find this restaurant, you’ll realize that Your Local’s charm comes from more than just their comfortable, New York like industrial interiors. It also comes from their Southeast Asian dishes with a Western touch which you can watch being prepared from across their open kitchen counter. If you plan on visiting them, it’s recommended that you try the following: Pomelo Salad, Chili Crab Buns, and Lamb Rendang to name a few.
Crying Tiger Street Kitchen – P. Guanzon Street
If bars and drinking spots around Makati are too chaotic for your tastes before 9 PM, then Crying Tiger Street Kitchen is the laid back dining spot where you can pair your pre-game bottle of beer with affordable and flavorful Thai dishes.
An alfresco restaurant with interiors just as colorful as the cuisine it serves up, Crying Tiger is best known for being the place where you and your officemates can wind down and have a drink or two before you either go home or head on to the nearest bar. For those who are only there for the food, you’ll be pleased to know that they serve authentic Thai dishes such as Chicken Satay, Mee Goreng, and Khao Nian Mamuang or Thai Sticky Rice with Mango.
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If you’re looking for a place where you can have a quick after-work date or a within the metro destination for your monthsary, then we suggest that you check out these romantic restaurants in Makati and take your pick!
Lampara – Poblacion
If you’re wondering how to add some spice into your long-time relationship, maybe it’s time to get some tips from Lampara, a Neo-Filipino bistro that takes classic Filipino fare and gives it a new, elevated, and exciting spin in every dish. Open from 6 PM to 1 AM, this hidden gem located on the 2nd floor of a small building isn’t quite what you expect from a fine dining restaurant upon first glance.
Despite being known best for serving up Filipino fine-dining degustation – which they do very well – its interiors are far from what you may have seen in fancy restaurants. Instead, their interiors strike a balance between being comfy-cozy and eclectic. It’s approachable fine-dining at its best, one that may just inspire you to see your relationship in a new light.
12/10 – San Antonio Village
A restaurant that’s famous for being built and conceptualized by the couple behind Girl + Bull, 12/10 is the embodiment of the restaurant you only see in movies. Only this time, it’s right before your very eyes.
Dimly lit for that romantic ambiance and decorated with little artsy trinkets and paintings, 12/10 welcomes you with a feast for the eyes. Then, is followed by a selection of elegantly plated Asian – more specifically Japanese – degustation that you and your bae will enjoy as a romantic way to end your day.
Blackbird – Ayala Triangle Gardens
Earning a spot on the list of Monocle’s Top 50 favorite restaurants in 2019, Blackbird is a gorgeous restaurant that’s made to impress. A restaurant with a rich past, if you’re looking to make the night feel like it’ll last forever, this is the restaurant you should head on to.
Borrowing the concept of an airport and utilizing the black and white elegant motif, Blackbird no question is fine dining at its finest for two reasons. One, you have a choice of where you want to dine – the main dining hall, the private dining area, or the alfresco dining area – to really curate your romantic evening. Two, you can savor their elevated International dishes while talking the night away. Can you just imagine a more charming date night?
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Nielson Tower, Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati Ave, Salcedo Village, Bel-Air, Makati
(02) 8828-4888 | (02) 8828-1937
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Mornings before work wouldn’t be complete without a good cup of joe. Whether you’re looking for one you can savor while answering e-mails or one on-the-go, here are cafes & coffee shops in Makati that can provide you with your daily dose of caffeine.
Toby’s Estate – multiple branches
Ever dreamed of catching up with your friends a la F.R.I.E.N.D.S style? If you have, then Toby’s Estate is your cafe shop. A specialty coffee house founded by Toby Smith in Australia, Toby’s Estate aims to provide a coffee experience like no other.
Their pieces of furniture include long tables perfect for big groups and a communal table right in the middle of the floor for individuals who just want to be around people. The coffee experience, in particular, highlights the 3rd wave coffee movement, also known as the high-quality coffee drinks concocted for you are made to be relished in. If you don’t know what to get yet, it’s suggested that you order the off-menu Gilbraltar, a drink made with two shots of ristretto topped with milk.
Narrative Coffee Company – Salcedo Village
A neighborhood coffee shop loved by those in Salcedo Village, Narrative Coffee values early mornings over slow-brewed coffee and intimate conversations.
If you’re a coffee connoisseur, then you’ll appreciate the fact that you can choose from their wide variety of single-origin beans. If you just want a quick cup of joe, however, this place is still perfect for you as its seating space is limited. Either way, if you like your coffee prepped a certain way and you want a story to take home alongside your coffee, then Narrative Coffee is the cafe for you.
Eight Coffee Bar by UCC – Rockwell
Conveniently located in 8 Rockwell, a few steps away from Powerplant Mall and One Rockwell, Eight Coffee Bar by UCC is a third wave cafe that showcases different methods of preparing coffee: pour-over, siphon, cold brew, and more.
Whether you’re planning to pore over your books under the sun or to type away on your laptop within the comforts of an airconditioned space, you’re sure to find your daily dose of caffeine and reinvented comfort food at Eight Coffee Bar.
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Just because you’re in the business district doesn’t mean your life has to be fast-paced all the time. Why don’t you try having a slow morning at least once a week to keep yourself in check? Moreover, why don’t you have your slow morning with a delicious plate of breakfast at these breakfast places in Makati.
Early Bird Breakfast Club – Century City Mall
Nothing beats waking up to a lovely view and a delicious breakfast. Offering both in one space, Early Bird Breakfast Club is an Instagrammable restaurant that serves up all-day breakfast for early birds and late risers alike.
Conceptualized by Chef Matthew Lim who’s a Filipino-Chinese chef specializing in Filipino breakfast, and Chef Matthew Hornsby-Bates who’s a British chef specializing in Western European Breakfast, Early Bird Breakfast Club will wake you up with their pastel-colored interiors and their wide variety of International breakfast dishes.
Kanto Freestyle Breakfast – Poblacion
Conveniently located within Poblacion, if you’re in desperate need of recovery food right after drinking all night, then head on to Kanto Freestyle Breakfast. Open 24 hours, this no-fuss restaurant with casual interiors serves up Filipino comfort breakfast food at reasonable prices.
Like your eggs prepared a certain way? Think you prefer your tocino with French toast? Kanto Freestyle Breakfast can do them all! For the perfect breakfast experience, it’s suggested that you don’t hesitate to mix and to match your favorite food.
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If you’re looking to have a night to yourself with the alcoholic drink of your choice or if you’re looking for a venue for some late-night drinking with your officemates, here are some bars in Makati you can head on to especially if you’re far from Poblacion.
Belle and Dragon – Legaspi Village
If one had to describe Belle and Dragon, it’s “East meets Pub”. A British style gastropub, Belle and Dragon attempts to combine East and West in both its interiors and its European-Asian fusion dishes.
A chill bar reminiscent of a classy library, Belle and Dragon’s extensive variety of beers, cocktails, dishes, and nightly activities will surely transport you to another world. Look for a secret door within the bar and who knows, you may just be literally transported to a whole other place.
20:20 – Pasong Tamo
If you’ve got money to splurge, then set your sights straight to 20:20, an upscale bar that can be described as “Old Americana meets Steampunk”. To those familiar with Makati nightlife, they know that the hodgepodge of industrial and artistic interiors paired with their flavorful beverages and tapas are a norm in this bar. But to those who aren’t, here are some things you may expect.
One, you can expect that every once in awhile, you get to dance to the sick beats played by invited international DJs. Two, you get to taste the libations of their resident mixologists. Three, you get to pair their drinks with their appetizing tapas. Finally, you get to have the time of your life chilling or dancing in their eye-catching interiors with of course, great company.
The Bonbon Club – Legaspi Village
From the owners of Finders Keepers and Black Market comes what could probably be Manila’s first gin lounge. A bar that could easily be mistaken as a speakeasy because of its chill ambiance, Bonbon Club is the bar you should go to for a quick after-work wind down during the middle of the workweek.
Offering up 43 kinds of premium gins they can infuse with in-house syrups to create a variety of adventurous and classic gin-based cocktails, at Bonbon Club, you’re sure to get your nightly dose of odd ornaments and alcoholic drinks that’ll calm you down in the middle of a hectic workweek.
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Is a Friday or Saturday night upon you and your officemates and you simply want to let loose with some alcohol? Then go bar hopping at the bougie bars in Poblacion, Makati.
Agimat Foraging Bar and Kitchen – Fermina Street
A bar inspired by Filipino folklore, evident in their interiors and drinks, Agimat Foraging Bar and Kitchen will leave you with a magical and spellbinding experience with every hour that passes by that you spend within their four walls.
Stay and be enthralled with their forest-like interiors. Take a bite of their Filipino tapas and be enchanted by every flavor. Have a sip of their artisanal local alcoholic drinks and be transported to the worlds of the stories you hear as a child. Head on to Agimat and allow yourself to unleash your inner wonder.
The Odd Seoul – Kalayaan Ave.
Conceptualized by those behind RM, Thirsty Barber, and Churchill, The Odd Seoul is a hidden bar located right inside Gaja that holds more than a handful of secrets. Gaja may be the one to give you a taste of Korean culture but The Odd Seoul is the one that drives it home by allowing you to experience Korea’s nightlife at its best.
Decorated with bright neon lights and edgy trinkets, The Odd Seoul will hype you up with their unique interiors. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Serving up Yakult and soju as well as a variety of soju drinks, The Odd Seoul may just be the one that’ll drive your love of Korean culture home.
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Are you done bar hopping in Poblacion and you’ve got the munchies or you’re in desperate need of a hangover cure? Then here are some Poblacion restaurants that’ll satisfy those cravings and show you a bit of unleashed Makati culture at its finest.
Ebi 10 – Felipe St.
Open from 6 PM to 12 AM, Ebi 10 is a secret gem located right along “Tambay Alley”. Reminiscent of a Japanese hole-in-the-wall complete with a bar-like counter, Ebi 10 is a bustling, intimate restaurant that’ll solve your late-night cravings for deep-fried food.
Aside from pulling you in with their lively mural that matches their dynamic environment, Ebi 10 will also entice you with their made to order tempura baskets filled with their crisp, golden fried tempura. It’s highly encouraged that you ready your stomach and more importantly your wallet because according to frequent diners of this area, once you start eating, it’ll be so much harder to stop.
Cosmic – P. Burgos St.
Trying to eat healthier or is vegan/vegetarian food what you crave after an alcohol-filled night? Don’t you worry, Poblacion doesn’t only have restaurants that offer deep-fried food but they also have restaurants that specialize in plant-based food. One such restaurant is Cosmic.
A restaurant with stylish and colorful interiors – just as vibrant as the comfort food they offer – Cosmic is the vegan joint where non-vegans are said to visit out of choice. Don’t leave without trying their Vegan Spinach Lasagna.
El Chupacabra – Felipe St.
If you spent too much on alcohol or it’s petsa de peligro and you’re dying to have some Mexican street food, here’s a restaurant that won’t break the bank and won’t disappoint: El Chupacabra, a Mexican taco bar along Felipe street.
Decorated with brightly colored walls and bottles of bears, some Aztec patterns, El Chupacabra’s environment fits perfectly with its customers – the dynamic yuppies, the still-awake nearby residences and partygoers who just finished downing their drinks. All of these customers came for one reason and one reason only, their mouthwatering Mexican dishes which are (and not limited to): Mexican-American Street Tacos, Pork Barbeque, and Flying Chupacabra Hot Wings.
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Do you have a business meeting where you need to impress your clients or perhaps a craving for sushi and sashimi? Don’t fret about looking for the right restaurant and take your pick from your options of the best Japanese restaurants in Makati.
Mendokoro Ramenba – Salcedo Village
Whether you’re planning to celebrate, to comfort yourself, or to have a filling dinner, Mendokoro Ramenba is the ramen joint in Makati that’ll warm your soul and fill your stomach.
A ramen joint that focuses on the basics: shio, shoyu, and miso, Mendokoro Ramenba’s ramens are one to beat. Their ramen flavors aren’t only freshly prepared in front of those who sit at their 21 seater ramen bar, but they are also quite memorably flavorful. It’s highly suggested, however, that you bring along one of two things: a bucketload of patience or a friend that’ll make time fly with conversation ’cause they surely have long lines and even longer waiting times.
Nihonbashi Tei – Pasay Road
One silver lining to having a tight budget is that you become all the more creative when it comes to satisfying your cravings. If you’re craving for authentic Japanese dishes and you’re in Makati, allow us to share your possible silver lining for the day: Nihonbashi Tei.
Serving up authentic Japanese dishes for those on a budget, Nihonbashi Tei isn’t afraid to put their best foot forward with their Japanese food, allowing the focus of their customers to shift from their unassuming interiors to their wide selection of sushi, sashimi, ramen, and more.
Tambai Yakitori Snackhouse – Poblacion
A sari-sari store turned to a yakitori-serving restaurant, when you’re tired of the daily grind, Tambai is the place where you should find yourself for a quick refresher.
Open from 6 PM onwards, Tambai welcomes all forms of “tambays” – from those who want cheap beer and Japanese-inspired skewered meats to those who want to meet interesting people at a chill and laid back environment. We suggest that you prepare yourself for an al fresco dining experience like no other fine dining restaurant can offer at this casual restaurant.
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An area that’ll remind you of Tokyo or the world of a Studio Ghibli film, Little Tokyo in Makati is a place that offers quality Japanese dishes for you to enjoy at a relaxed and laid back environment. Check out the Japanese Restaurants in Little Tokyo, Makati you can choose from!
If you and your friends don’t have the budget to fly to the Land of the Rising Sun, then head on to where the foodies flock for their fix of high-quality sushi and premium Wagyu sticks – Izakaya Kikufuji. It’s a long-established restaurant in Little Tokyo that opened in 1995 that has a rich history, character, and a relaxed ambiance that’ll transport you to Japan without having to leave the metro.
If you’re worried that the friends you tagged along to your Little Tokyo trip won’t fit in the restaurant, don’t worry, Izakaya Kikufuji’s deceivingly big on the inside, you don’t have to worry about feeling crammed in. Moreover, they have a long and extensive menu with Japanese dishes that won’t make you feel like you have limited options either.
Little Tokyo, 2277 Chino Roces, Legaspi Village, Makati
(02) 8893-7319 | (02) 8893-6131
When you’re in the business district of the metro, having meetings with clients or colleagues is inevitable. If you’re the person in charge of thinking where to eat next and you know you’ve got to impress, then we suggest you bring your guests to Riozen.
Specializing in Japanese hot pot and known for offering ramen and sashimi, Riozen has safe and familiar Japanese dishes perfect for enjoying while coming to an agreement. Think your conversation shouldn’t be overheard? Don’t worry, they have spacious private rooms inside the restaurant where you can have a meeting.
Little Tokyo, 2277 Chino Roces, Pasong Tamo, Legazpi Village, Makati
Priding themselves on serving up the best okonomiyaki or Japanese savory pancakes available in the metro, Kagura is the Japanese restaurant to be if you’re scouting for an affordable Japanese restaurant in Little Tokyo.
Adorned with interesting Japanese trinkets that’ll bait you in upon first glance, the moment you get a waft of fresh okonomiyaki being prepared, you’re sure to be reeled in for a bite or two. We suggest that you take a seat at their bar especially if you need some entertainment, for a glance at the art of creating okonomiyaki.
Little Tokyo, 2277 Chino Roces, Pasong Tamo, Legazpi Village, Makati
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There’s never been an official statement as to where Manila’s very own Koreatown is, but by the sheer power in numbers, Makati proves to be home to many. When looking for authenticity, it doesn’t get more legit than Korean-owned restaurants and extensive menus you only see in K-dramas. Check out these Korean restaurants in Makati you shouldn’t miss out on.
Jumong – Don Pedro Street
One of Poblacion’s hidden gems, Jumong is one of the Korean restaurants that will first pop into your mind when craving for this cuisine in Makati. You know a restaurant is a must-try when its popularity grows by word of mouth – and Jumong’s food walks the talk.
It’s also open 24/7, and located down the road from spots like Pura Vida, Wild Poppy, Ms. Gee, and other places to be! It’s perfect for all your random, late-night cravings! We’ve heard people raving about their Galbi Jjim and Pajeon.
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Don Pedro Street, Poblacion, Makati
Korea Garden – Jupiter St.
Korea Garden is something of a legend, being one of the oldest Korean restaurants in Makati, if not the whole Metro Manila. Their decors might not have changed since they first opened – giving the place a homey vibe with its rural interiors and memorabilia, but that’s what adds to its charm. You know what else hasn’t changed? Their traditional Korean dishes.
There’s no point in changing something perfect, and that’s why Korea Garden’s traditional recipes have remained the same. From their Kalbi Chim (beef rib stew), Tak Kui (grilled spicy chicken thighs), Nackchi Bogum (spicy octopus) to their bulgogi made with chicken, beef, pork, or shrimp, there’s something for everyone!
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Despite leaving a strong aroma of grilled meat in our hair and on our clothes, let’s be honest here, nothing beats eating Korean BBQ while catching up with friends or with officemates over work. If you think your chickahan sessions or destressing moments are long overdue, why not head on to these Korean BBQ Restaurants in Makati where you can do exactly those.
Dong Won Korean Garden – Bel-Air
If the taste of grilled meat is the only thing your tongue is looking for, then we suggest that you head on to Dong Won, a Korean BBQ restaurant open for 24 hours that serves up ala carte KBBQ.
With prices that are a bit on higher-end of the spectrum, Dong Won is a restaurant with homey interiors that’ll surprise you with their quality, fresh meat. Satisfy your late-night cravings for KBBQ and Korean dishes without going overboard!
53 Polaris St. cor Jupiter St., Bel-Air, Makati
(02) 8898-3558 | (02) 8659-5160
Min Sok – Poblacion
If you’re a hardcore fan of K-drama, you’ve probably dreamed of eating KBBQ that feels and looks like what you watch. If you don’t have the budget to go to Korea to make those dreams come true, why not head on to Min Sok, a Korean restaurant that’s as close to a K-drama worthy KBBQ place as you can get.
Owned by a Korean couple, Min Sok is a hole-in-the-wall Korean restaurant that offers up to 6 different meats, Korean dishes, and alcoholic drinks which go great together. Aside from their simple interiors and menu, what makes Min Sok restaurant really worth the visit is that you don’t have to wait in a long line when you want to dine.
5655 Don Pedro Street, Poblacion, Makati
Bornga – Alphaland Makati
Conceptualized by celebrity chef and food researcher Baek Jong-won, Bornga is a Korean BBQ chain that has over 20 branches all over the world, one of which is in Makati.
Simple yet classy, Bornga’s interiors are reminiscent of KBBQ places you can find in the cities in South Korea. Their Korean dishes and their KBBQ, on the other hand, are well thought out given that their chef is also a food researcher. If you’re looking to have a well-curated experience, then Bornga is the spot for you.
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On the homier side of Makati, at Legaspi Village, you can find a number of restaurants where you can have some R&R or a peaceful dinner. Don’t know where to head onto first? Check out these restaurants in Legaspi Village, Makati.
Sometimes a simple staycation is all you need to feel refreshed. If you can’t afford to spend your staycation at a hotel or you’re too bored to spend it at home, then why don’t you spend it at Stockton Place in Legaspi Village?
Once you get past their unassuming facade, you’ll see that Stockton Place exudes a homey ambiance through their black and white interiors, brick walls, wooden tables, and a handwritten chalkboard menu that’ll remind you of home. Take your staycation up a notch by treating yourself to their quality, bistro-style dishes like their Prime Grade Rib Eye Steak, Foie Gras Salad, and Seared Scallops.
The dullness of the everyday grind can get to you especially if you don’t have anything to inspire you. If you’re inspired by flavorful dishes and more colorful interiors, have some R&R at no other place than Restoran Garuda.
Known as “Indonesia’s most popular restaurant”, Restoran Garuda offers up authentic and palatable Indonesian dishes that’ll spice up your workweek. If you want something a little more chill, then you’ll love their comfy seats, laid-back vibe, and “make your own” packet meals that’ll allow you to customize your dishes according to how you like them.
If staycations and a restaurant R&R takes up too much of your time, then perhaps a comfort food dish will be a good enough refresher for you. If your ideal kind of refresher is a burrito or a taco, then we suggest you find yourself at Lagrima.
Lagrima is a humble neighborhood hidden gem that offers up Los Angeles Mexican comfort food. Get your fix of a variety of burritos, street tacos, nachos, and refreshing drinks at no other place than Lagrima’s quiet and intimate dining space.
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If Salcedo Village were a person, it would be someone who has mastered having a work-life balance. It’s a place where the commercial buildings harmoniously meet communal homes and is known best for having a family-friendly Saturday market. If you need a work-life balance check, then we suggest that you head on to these Salcedo Village restaurants.
Pablo Bistro – The Picasso Boutique
A restaurant that opened its doors to Picasso Boutique residences and Salcedo Village passers-by in 2014, Pablo Bistro may be known to be a global gastronomy behemoth in the area but its humble appearances and dishes still allows it to remain as one of Salcedo Villages’ beloved neighborhood establishments.
Offering dishes crafted by chef Amado Garcia Fernandez, have a taste of a wide selection of dishes inspired by flavors from European, Mediterranean, Spanish, and other international cuisines, all of which you can pair with their wines from Spain, France, Italy, and Australia. Whether you’re there for picturesque elegant interiors or their exquisite dishes, at Pablo Bistro you’ll always feel welcome to dine, discuss, date, and drink the day and night away.
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G/F The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences, 119 L.P. Leviste St. Salcedo Village, Makati
(02) 8403-0626 | (0917) 812-3301
Rambla – 129 Unit G12
Can’t afford to take an out-of-town leave anytime soon? If so, why not drop by at Rambla in Salcedo Village. Breezy, open, and picturesque at every angle, Rambla’s interiors will transport you to Barcelona without having to leave Makati.
Mostly offering best selling dishes from BCN by Rambla and Las Flores, Rambla is a spot where you can taste the best of what Barcelona can offer as well. Delight in the delectable, modern and sophisticated Spanish dishes they serve up such as tapas, pastas, and paellas. Even better, pair those dishes with their wide selection of wines to achieve the ultimate “vacation” vibe.
Top of the Citi by Chef Jessie – Citibank Tower
When everything feels like it’s crashing down around you, there’s nothing like going to a restaurant with a breathtaking view to make you feel like you’re on top of the world. A restaurant such as Top of the Citi by Chef Jessie.
Located on the 34th floor of Citibank Tower along Paseo De Roxas, Top of the Citi is the perfect romantic restaurant for two reasons. One, they have two terraces where you can marvel at a 360 view of the metro. Two, they serve an array of traditional and creative French, Filipino, and European dishes. Combine these two and you’re sure to have a lovely time with whoever you decide to spend that special night with.
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A luxurious mall that may be famous for being a premier fashion and lifestyle center in Makati, Greenbelt also houses a number of quality restaurants which are the brainchild of known chefs in the metro which you can head on to right after shopping or right after mass with your family and officemates.
Kimpura – 4/F Greenbelt 5
One of the more unique restaurants in Makati, if you’re craving for Japanese dishes and looking for a show of sorts, Kimpura is the restaurant you should head on to.
A spacious place complete with six private rooms and eight teppanyaki tables where you can watch your food be prepared right in front of your eyes. Kimpura is a restaurant where you can get your fix of Japanese fare from sushi to tempura and even maki rolls.
The Wholesome Table – G/F Greenbelt 2
One of the pioneer restaurants that espoused the idea of choosing organic, The Wholesome Table is a cozy restaurant that isn’t afraid to flaunt their beliefs to the world through both their interiors and their dishes.
Adorned with wooden pieces of furniture and decor, The Wholesome Table welcomes you with unintimidating interiors that’ll hopefully ease your way into their comfort food dishes. Inspired by Bianca Araneta-Elizalde’s recipes, you’re assured that the food at this resto isn’t only prepared with organic ingredients but it’s flavorful and nourishing too.
Peking Garden Restaurant – 4/F Greenbelt 5
Serving their prized specialty for over 18 years in Makati, Peking Duck Garden is a fine-dining restaurant that also offers Northern Chinese Cuisine. If you really want to savor the crispy skin of the duck and juicy thinly sliced meat, it’s suggested that the peking duck is the only entree you order.
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One of Makati’s more accessible malls, Glorietta is one of the best places where you can shop, play, and of course, dine whether you’re coming from your office, a hotel, or from a jeep. Planning to take a quick break from work, have a meeting, or eat before your commute? Here are a few Glorietta restaurants you can eat at!
Shaburi and Kintan – Roofdeck
A restaurant divided according to the cooking concept, Shaburi and Kintan is perfect for those who like their food hot and freshly cooked.
Despite giving their customers limited buffet time, Shaburi and Kintan still offers the customers the reins when it comes to personalizing their own dishes. At this resto, feel like a chef as you cook your hotpot ingredients or grill over 21 meat choices exactly how you like it.
Washoku MusashiMaru – Roofdeck Glorietta 2
Belonging to the Tonkatsu Musashi group – the one who owns Washoku-Musashi Tei – Musashi Maru is a restaurant that serves up authenticity in a plate delivered by an automated sushi conveyor.
Located in Japan Town at the Top of the Glo, Musashi Maru offers up a variety of Japanese food favorites from sushi to sashimi, each made with ingredients flown in from Japan, And if you think it doesn’t get more authentic than that, you’d be surprised to know that they’ve even hired a Japanese chef to prepare their dishes and taught their staff to speak basic Nihongo.
Tendon Akimitsu – Roofdeck Glorietta 2
With dishes prepared by 5-time gold medalist at the Japan Donburi Awards from 2014-2018, Chef Aikimitsu, Tendon Akimitsu is Japan’s award-winning tendon specialty restaurant.
If it isn’t obvious enough, Tendon Akimitsu’s specialty is tendon a.k.a the mouthwatering, savory combination of tempura and donburi. Feel free to choose from the variety of tendon they offer, all the while drooling over the bowl of tendon they have on their stunning mural.
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Confidently calling themselves the “city within a city“, Rockwell is an area where the fashionable shop and the hungry come for a one-of-a-kind dining experience ranging from luxurious to down to earth. Not sure what experience you want? Check out our list of Rockwell restaurants you have to try!
CDP Global Table – G/F Power Plant Mall
A melting pot of the 3 cuisines that inspired 3 famous chefs to put up their own resto, CDP Global Table is a restaurant that’s more than what meets the eye.
Open since 2014, CDP Global table is a classic restaurant that’s been a go-to for lolas, titas, and kumares who believe that catching up is best done over mostly European and French dishes in an intimate space with an electric atmosphere. If you’re planning on having a bougie and eventful chickahan session, then this is the restaurant you should eat at.
Grace Park – G/F One Rockwell
Another brainchild of Margarita Fores, Grace Park is a picture-perfect restaurant with a farm to table concept that can both be a photographer’s playground and a healthy person’s paradise.
Serving up fresh, quality international dishes that taste divine alongside any of the wines in their wine selection, Grace Park’s down-to-earth, rustic interiors with artistic touches may just be your next source of comfort to help you reach that ideal work-life balance.
Wooden Spoon – LG/F Power Plant Mall
When you’re exhausted and you’re far away from where you grew up, sometimes a good meal is just what you need to keep your blues at bay. Looking for a place where you can get just that? Head on to Wooden Spoon, the brainchild of the famous Chef Sandy Daza.
Serving up familiar Filipino dishes with a twist or home-cooked dishes taken to the next level, Wooden Spoon will surely make you feel at home with their homey interiors and welcoming ambiance. Among their must-try dishes are the crab pancit, stuffed petchay, and dinuguang bagnet.
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