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Discover the best of what Makati has to offer!

When it comes to Makati, you get a taste of the very best of Metro Manila- but only if you know where to look! From a hustling and bustling business center to the best restaurants in the Metro, it’s easy to get lost in the city sprawl and hidden alleys of Makati.

Luckily, Booky has cooked up a list of some of the must-try restaurants in Makati! From Salcedo Village to Poblacion and everything in between, treat your tastebuds to the culinary delights that Makati has in store.

Legazpi Village

Stockton Place

Stockton Place is a homey Makati restaurant serving some of the finer things in life: thick USDA prime rib eye, foie gras, scallops, and more.

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227 Salcedo St, Legazpi Village, Makati
(02) 844-9539

Restoran Garuda

Hailed as “Indonesia’s most popular restaurant”, Garuda has branches in Medan, Jakarta, Singapore and is finally in Manila! Sporting a unique and colorful look, Garuda’s interiors are the perfect prelude to the explosion of flavor that you can expect in every bite.

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G/F Beneficial Life Building, 166 Salcedo St, Legazpi Village, Makati
(02) 824-3440

Nikkei

Nikkei is Manila’s first ever Japanese-Peruvian sushi bar and restaurant serving curated specialties like ceviche, sushi, causa, tiraditos, and Japanese craft spirits. It is refreshing and new to the palate, boldly marrying the finest Eastern and Western cuisines together.

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Cyma

Cyma’s success has made it one of the go-to places for Greek food in Manila. Who knew that a humble restaurant from Boracay could expand to a total of six branches in Metro Manila? Their flaming mango dessert is a must try dish for every visit. “OPA!”

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G/F Greenbelt 2, Esperanza St., Ayala Center, Makati
(02) 729-4873

Your Local

Your Local is a neighborhood bistro serving South East Asian dishes with a twist. Opened by Chef Denny Antonino and Nicco Santos, the restaurant has a hipster meets industrial vibe serves all day brunch together with their standard menu.

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Universal LMS Building, 106 Esteban St, Legaspi Village, Makati
(02) 823-6206

Salcedo Village

Sup? Chow

Sup? Chow lives up to its unorthodox name with an equally unique take on Asian comfort food. Culinary creations such as their Char Siu Wings, Kimchi Nori Rice, and Frozen Thai Iced Tea prove that this is definitely a dining experience that more people should be talking about.

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2/F Antel Corporate Center, 121 Valero St, Salcedo Village, Makati
(02) 310-1072

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery

Wildflour Café + Bakery offers international fare and specialty pastries, famous for being the first purveyor of the wildly popular cronuts in Manila. They now have four branches located at key business districts in the Metro.

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Wee Nam Kee

Wee Nam Kee is one of the most popular and most loved Singaporean restaurant in the Philippines. Popular for their Hainanese chicken that is served steamed or roasted, you can even do a half and half order to try both!

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Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati Ave., Salcedo Village, Bel-Air, Makati
(02) 846-8924

Terry’s Bistro

Juan Carlos de Terry serves Spanish and European-influenced cuisine that inspires and creates excitement. The wine list from Terry’s Gourmet store is also impressive, offering a selection from all over the world without extra charge.

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Rockwell Drive

Ganso-Shabuway

Ganso-Shabuway is an international franchise from California that offers Japanese-style hot pot. They serve all-natural grass fed beef, fresh produce and other hot pot toppings.

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Single Origin

Single Origin is a popular hangout spot where coffee and alcohol lovers can find common ground. It features a hefty all-day breakfast menu and a beverage list that includes specialty coffee and alcohol-based drinks.

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Shawa Wama

The newest homegrown concept by The Moment Group, Shawa Wama is a grab-and-go stall that offers affordable eastern Mediterranean street food like stuffed pita pockets and hummus. Don’t miss the sweet potato fries – they’re to die for. For a meal that’s truly sulit, order the Wama Meat Special.

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Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati
(02) 751-9667

Tajimaya

Tajimaya is one of themost underrated and secret gems in the metro. It offers affordable eat-all-you-can premium meats and seafood on charcoal grill. Includes: beef, pork, chicken, cuttlefish, special sausage, shrimp, salad, rice, squid roll, kimchi, bottomless iced tea.

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G/F One Rockwell, Rockwell Dr, Rockwell Center, Makati
(02) 869-9816

Refinery

Refinery is a third wave cafe that serves all-day breakfast and brunch items, international comfort dishes, light meals, and specialty coffee–but what sets it apart is that it also serves wine and cocktails.

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G/F Joya Bldg., Joya Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati
(0917) 831-2879

Poblacion

Esqinita

Take your kanto-dining experience to the next level and make your way to Eqsinita! Nestled in the popular streets of Poblacion, Esqinita is a modern carinderia experience that serves up premium, must-try takes on Fil-Asian street food and more! Featuring beautiful and classy interiors against a modern mural, you’re sure to enjoy an elevated experience on the classic carinderia.

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Insider tip: You can get P500 off your total bill!

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4988 Guanzon St, Poblacion, Makati
(0961) 320-1680

The Wild Poppy

The Wild Poppy is a hip garden rooftop inspired restaurant serving modern Asian specialties like fried baos, other small bites and signature cocktails.

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2/F 5666 Don Pedro Street, Poblacion, Makati
(0995) 990-8737

Royal Indian Curry House

Royal Indian Curry House or R.I.C.H. is a popular late night sports bar and restaurant in the growing Poblacion food hub in Makati. It serves authentic Indian cuisine and is also an all-in-one hangout spot that boasts of five floorsof entertainment and dining areas. If you find their dishes too savory for your liking, order a cup oof their lassi yogurt to balance out the flavors. 

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5345 General Luna St., Poblacion, Makati
(02) 801-4436

Hops & Brews

Hops & Brews offers great drinks from morning ’til late at night. They offer specialty coffees based on single origin beans to power up your day to their classic cocktails to satisfy your thirst at the end of the day. 

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7862 Makati Avenue, Poblacion, Makati City
(02) 755-7888

Polilya

Polilya serves reinvented global bar chows. Some dishes and cocktails are infused with local craft beer by Engkanto Brewery.

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5658 Jacobo St, beside Z Hostel, Poblacion, Makati

Bel-Air

Sweet Ecstasy

Sweet Ecstasy is Cubao’s hidden gem that’s grown into one of Jupiter’s newest burger (takeaway) joints. Their burgers are all made fresh to order on toasted brioche buns. Every patty is ground daily from 100% pure beef. Even celebrities drive by to get one of their burgers.

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10 Jupiter St. cor. Asteroid St., Bel-Air, Makati
+63 916 594-1229

Romulo Cafe

Romulo Cafe offers traditional Filipino comfort food from heirloom recipes set in a comfy museum-style restaurant that gives you a glimpse of Philippine history.

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148 Jupiter St cor Comet St, Bel-Air, Makati
(02) 822-0286

Dasmariñas Village

Va Bene Pasta Deli

Va Bene Pasta Deli was one of Makati’s best kept secret Italian restaurants. This hole-in-the-wall Italian restaurant by Chef Massimo and Carolyn Veronesi makes their own pasta from scratch!

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2/F Petron Gas Station, EDSA, Dasmarinas Village, Makati
(02) 556-9442

Be sure to keep this list hand the next time you’re on the prowl for amazing restaurants in Makati!

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