They’ve got it all for you!
If you didn’t know already, SM Megamall is the second largest shopping mall in Metro Manila— filled with a plethora of restaurants and great finds for food! You might say that SM Megamall is the OG, and with all the delicious restaurants there are to choose from, we suggest you head right on there for memorable meals and an overall good time!
We know there’s plenty of places to choose from— from unique concepts, Asian twists, famous Japanese and Korean restaurants, and a lot more. That’s why we’re here to help you out with this list of the best SM Megamall restaurants!
Dohtonbori, the first and only authentic okonomiyaki restaurant in the Philippines, offers affordable okonomiyaki and Yakiniku party platters. With their unique Japanese ambiance and design, especially in their Megamall branch, you and your friends will definitely enjoy drinking chu-high, draft beer and other varieties of Japanese beer.
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Stealing the title of #1 gyoza in the world, Osaka Ohsho is a Japanese restaurant specializes in their famed gyoza with different flavors, and their unique take on several favorites of the cuisine.
Must-try dishes: Matcha Butter Tonkatsu, Chicken Truffle Yaki, Mixed Mushroom and Bacon Teppanyaki.
Ippudo is a franchise which originated from Japan’s ramen capital, Hakata. This beloved restaurant serves tonkotsu-based ramen, with broth that has a light flavor of pork.
Ooma offers bold and new Japanese fare, like their Aburi maki that’s probably the best torched sushi in town. The restaurant was born out of a collaboration between The Moment Group and Chef Bruce Ricketts, one of Manila’s youngest and brightest chefs who happens to specialize in traditional and fusion Japanese cuisine.
Inspired by K-Town communities in the US, leave it to this modern restaurant to come up with exciting fusion dishes like Korean Tapsilog, Kimchi Fries, or Korean burritos— dubbed Korritos. More importantly, they’ve set out to put bold, new and delicious flavors in traditional K-BBQ using only the choicest cuts of beef, pork and chicken.
Kyochon, which started the double fried chicken craze in 1991, is now one of the fastest growing brands worldwide with over 1,000 restaurants in Korea. They’re also in the USA, China, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Every piece of chicken they serve is guaranteed fresh, fried to order and hand-brushed with their special sauces.
Tim Ho Wan is the most affordable Michelin star-rated restaurant from Hong Kong. It serves a number of dim sum items but is most popular for its baked pork buns.
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Kam’s Roast, one of Hong Kong’s most famous restaurants, is a casual dining restaurant known for their signature roast goose and char siu. Perfect for a family lunch or dinner out, they serve super traditional specials like their Pei Pa Duck.
Din Tai Fung is an award-winning and half-century old Taiwanese restaurant brand known the world over for its quality and consistency. You don’t have to fly anywhere for their world-famous Xiao Long Bao.
Fat Fook offers Taiwanese cuisine serving dishes like xiao long bao, specialty Fat Fook chicken chop, and crispy fried intestines among many others. It’s owned by the same group behind the widely successful Ramen Nagi franchise in the country.
Mesa serves a wide variety of modern Filipino and Asian fusion dishes from appetizers to soups, main dishes to well-known grilled items, choice of meat and seafood complemented with a selection of desserts coupled with specialty drinks. They also offer combo platters to have a taste of everything on their menu and alcoholic drinks.
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Nara offers flavorful Thai favorites like shrimp pomelo salad, pad thai, tom yum and shrimp cakes. What they hope to offer diners is five-star worthy meal in a mall setting.
Fun Fact: Nara was voted as Bangkok’s best Thai restaurant! We have the Roku restaurant group to thank for bringing them here to Manila.
Sunnies Cafe is the spin-off cafe of eyewear and cosmetics powerbrand, Sunnies Studios and Sunnies Face. Sunnies Cafe is an Insta-worthy, LA-inspired restaurant that has you covered from brunch to dinner with classic meals, coffee, and cocktails.
Pound is a burger spin-off of Todd English Food Hall’s burger station. It serves gourmet burgers and sliders in a vintage-inspired setting, carrying an intimate 1920s speakeasy vibe.
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Eat among heroes at DC Super Heroes Cafe! Be surrounded by your favorite DC Comics characters in this official DC-inspired cafe, filled to the brim with incredible comics, toys, merchandise, and more! Enjoy unique flavors and a well-thought out theme as you take a quick escape into the DC universe at DC Super Heroes Cafe.
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Run by Chef Margarita Forés, the famed Italian restaurant is a classic go-to for families, couples, and friends who want a satisfying yet sophisticated meal. We recommend the Fiori Di Zucca, Pate Di Fegato, and Tiramisu Croccante.
A homegrown concept of The Moment Group, 8Cuts is an authentic burger joint that gives fast food favorites an upgrade, using only the good stuff—from all-beef patties, to the freshest veggies, house-made bacon and buns.
Known for serving the freshest and handmade bread and delicate pastries, this popular French bakery has been running for 125 years. From its elegant yet minimalistic interiors, PAUL is hard to miss as it sits by the entrance of SM Megamall’s Fashion Hall.
Peri Peri refers to African bird’s eye chilis, which the restaurant uses for their customized sauces. At Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken, their dishes are spit-fire grilled to perfection with the best African-Portuguese spice mix brought in all the way from Africa.
Known as the little sister of Wildflour, Little Flour Café is an all-day brunch café serving up Wildflour’s best-selling meals, pastries, and handcrafted beverages while bringing their new favorites such as Filipino rice bowls and International delicacies.
Inspired by the Japanese’s extensive use of umami, Bad Bird developed their award-winning fried chicken and opened their first branch at the Hole In The Wall food hall in Century City. Because of the long lines that Bad Bird’s chicken set off, they’ve now branched out to different areas of Metro Manila.
Now that we’ve listed them down, why don’t you head on to the best Megamall restaurants to cross off your food bucket list?
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