It’s time for some serious eats!
Mall of Asia has made its mark in Metro Manila’s map as one of its biggest malls. Come here for the ultimate shopping and dining experience and you’ll definitely find yourself frustrated with the overwhelming amounts of restaurants in MOA.
It’s a good thing that we’ve looked into it and rounded up a list of restaurants in MOA you’ll definitely want to take your friends and family! From pet cafés, family-friendly restaurants, and unlimited buffets, here’s your Ultimate Guide to SM Mall of Asia’s restaurants.
Recognized by their world-class distinction, Michelin-starred restaurant Hawker Chan started out as a humble street food stall in Singapore. Now with their first Philippine branch in Mall of Asia, people from all over the Metro are flocking to Pasay for a taste of Hawker Chan’s famous roasts.
Why visit? Hawker Chan is the World’s Most Affordable Michelin meal.
Recommended dishes: Soya Sauce Chicken Rice (₱128), Char Siew Rice (₱158), and Roasted Pork Rice (₱148).
Of most Japanese gastronomic specialties, Okonomiyaki has been one of the least to earn global attention. Dohtonbori, however, has allowed locals worldwide to embrace the authentic savory pancake dish, which speaks volumes about the regional cuisine in Japan.
Why visit? Dohtonbori also offers variations of the dish that you can cook on the grill built-in at your table.
Recommended dishes: Four Cheese Okonomiyaki (₱290) and Deluxe Okonomiyaki (₱410).
Manam is a homegrown concept from the Moment Group, which has elevated modern Filipino cuisine to fit the world-class standards that it deserves. Manam’s House Crispy Sisig is said to arguably be the best sisig in Metro Manila, incorporating different dimensions of flavor.
Why visit? It has a two-part menu offering the traditional version of a classic Filipino dish as well as their modern twists.
Recommended dishes: House Crispy Sisig (₱140 for small), Sinigang na Beef Short Rib & Watermelon (₱245 for small), and their Mango + Pomelo + Sago shake (₱125).
Ippudo is a no-brainer when searching for high-quality, well-renowned ramen. Hailing from Japan, Ippudo specializes in Hakata-style (pork broth) ramen brimming with rich, creamy broth.
Why visit? You can customize the hardness of your noodles and choose to add extra noodles, chasu, and tamago for a price.
Recommended dishes: Akamaru Special (₱495), Tantanmen (₱520), Mushroom Ramen for vegetarians (₱420), and their Pork Bun (₱125).
Sarsa Kitchen + Bar features the best of traditional Filipino and Negrense dishes, done with a contemporary touch and using the best local ingredients. The dishes are served with a range of signature sauces or “sarsa” that Chef JP Anglo developed.
Why visit? Sarsa highlights regional cuisine that many people from Metro Manila haven’t delved into yet, but need to.
Recommended dishes: Inasal Sisig (₱350), Sizzling Kansi (₱410), and Sarsa Batchoy Ramen (₱285)
Tim Ho Wan is Hong Kong’s most celebrated dimsum restaurant, after all it’s one of the cheapest One Michelin-starred restaurants in the world. From its humble beginnings, Tim Ho Wan has grown exponentially throughout the years, serving their famous steamed dumplings, rice dishes, and desserts.
Why visit? Tim Ho Wan is considered one of the most affordable Michelin-starred restaurants.
Recommended dishes: Baked Bun with BBQ Pork (₱158 for 3 pieces), Wasabi Salad Prawn Dumpling (₱150), and their assortment of dumplings.
Insider tip: Buy 1 Get 1 Deep Fried Milk Custard for just
Royal Indian Curry House (R.I.C.H.) is the first Indian sports bar and restaurant in Manila that offers authentic northern Indian dishes, characterized by the thick and creamy texture of their dishes.
Why visit? Royal Indian Curry House is perfect for health-conscious foodies as their menu is full of vegetarian and pescatarian options.
Recommended dishes: Murg Magkhani or "Butter Chicken" (₱449), Cheese Naan (₱209), and Sweet Lassi (₱179).
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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.
Why visit? Mesa is the perfect pick for palatable Filipino food with out-of-this-world dishes like Ostrich Salpicao, Sisig in a pouch, and Duck Adobo.
Recommended dishes: Grilled Liempo Mesa Way (₱230), Pinatayong Manok (₱495), and Crispy Boneless Pata (₱565 for special; ₱775 for family size).
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.
Why visit? Pound specializes in its stylish, high-end burgers (made of premium ingredients like foie gras, gruyere, brioche buns, etc.).
Recommended dishes: T.E. Burger (₱195), Pound Foie Gras Burger (₱700), and Amsterdam Burger (₱280).
Hogs & Cattle offers the best steak experience with fork-tender Wagyu steak, Pork Chop, Pan-seared Salmon, and delectable burgers. Supplies for the unlimited promo run out quick, so make sure to plan your visit early in the day.
Why visit? Hogs & Cattle Steakhouse offers an affordable, all-you-can eat Wagyu and Prawn promo.
Recommended dishes: Wagyu + Prawns all-you-can (₱899) and Unlimited Burger all-you-can (₱399).
Flatterie is a modern Italian restaurant created by the esteemed Todd English food group. Specializing in freshly-made, premium flatbread pizza, Flatterie will turn into your go-to for authentic and accessible Italian cuisine in no time!
Why visit? They also have dessert pizzas, so dig in!
Recommended dishes: Classic Margarita Flatbread (₱180 for selfie; ₱180 for groupie) and S'mores Flatbread (₱270).
The brainchild behind the Vikings Group, Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot is a big scale hotpot buffet concept that serves an extensive array of appetizers, mains, drinks, and desserts. Expect a grand display of premium and fresh meat, seafood, noodles, and vegetables you can submerge in your broth.
Why visit? For those who enjoy vast and varied options, Four Seasons has all that and more— from their many soup base choices (one of them being sinigang), dipping sauces, mains, and meats!
Prices start at: Adult Weekday Lunch (₱722.40) and Adult Weekday Dinner/Weekends/Holidays (₱932.40).
As the all-you-can-eat scene in Metro Manila has been expanding, big groups have been flocking to these restaurants to get their ultimate fix, making the queues hours-long. It’s a good thing that Tong Yang Plus has opened to make way for hungry guests craving shabu-shabu and predominantly East-Asian cuisine.
Why visit? Each guest at Tong Yang has their own mini pot, which means you can customize your hotpot meal to your liking!
Prices start at: Adult Weekday Lunch (₱638), Adult Weekday Dinner (₱738), and Weekends/Holiday Lunch & Dinner (₱738).
Truly one of the busiest all-you-can-eat buffets in Metro Manila, Vikings is an affordable yet luxury buffet showcasing a sumptuous variety of premium m beef, American, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Filipino, Spanish, Italian cuisines, assortment of desserts, juices, and draft beers.
Why visit? Vikings has roughly around 265 varieties of international dishes. Their drinks are also inclusive in the all-you-can-eat promo!
Prices start at: Weekday Lunch (₱738), Weekday Dinner (₱938), Weekend Lunch, Dinner, and Holiday (₱1,138).
With more than 10 food stations, Buffet 101 boasts an international feast filled with familiar dishes which adults and kids alike will love. Some of the kinds of food that they offer are finger food, pizza, pasta, grilled seafood, yakitori, Japanese hot pot, European comfort food, and more.
Why visit? Buffet 101 is known to be one of the best value-for-money buffets in the metro.
Prices start at: Monday to Friday: Lunch (₱738), Dinner (₱938); Saturday: Lunch (₱888), Dinner (₱1,088); Sunday & Holiday: Lunch and Dinner (₱1,088).
Not your ordinary KBBQ restaurant, GEN Korean BBQ House offers boundless menu items, from succulent cuts of premium Korean meat and delectable seafood, to fresh vegetables and traditional Korean ban-chan (side dishes)! Their menu also includes bottomless wine and cocktails, perfect for big and fun groups!
Why visit? They have 20+ kinds of meats to choose from including unique choices like Cajun shrimp, Hawaiian steak, and spicy samgyupsal!
Price starts at: Weekday Lunch (₱798), Weekday Dinner (₱998), Whole Day Weekend (₱998).
Insider tip: Buy 3 Get 1 Person Free for just
The Paw Club is a pet café, hotel, and grooming salon rolled into one! The perfect place for pets to stay and get groomed while their owners are away. They have toys, treats, beds, as well as a playpen and obstacle course where all the pets can play with other pets! It is a paradise for you and your most beloved animals!
Why visit? They have a pet-friendly menu! Their Paw Club Cheesecake also comes in the shape of an adorable puppy.
Recommended dishes: The Paw Club Cheesecake (₱280) and Beef Meatballs with Okra and Gravy for your Dog (₱150).
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A popular homegrown café that exudes a homey atmosphere, Cafe Mary Grace started out as a humble business from Mary Grace Dimacali’s modest kitchen as she sold her now-famed baked goods in her village and in bazaars. With her small business’ success, Mary Grace has 14 kiosks and over 30 cafés in the Metro.
Why visit? Their freshly-baked pastries paired with hot chocolate is a good enough excuse to visit Cafe Mary Grace.
Recommended dishes: Ensaymada (₱105/piece), Cheese Rolls (₱67/piece), Mary Grace Hot Chocolate (₱184), and Smoked Salmon and Cream Pasta (₱398).
8 Cuts features eight cuts of beef in their signature-blended patties that are freshly ground, hand-pressed and seared to order. Burgers are generally seen as greasy grub, but 8 Cuts’ serves newfangled yet mouthwatering interpretations of the classic American burger.
Why visit? You can customize your own burger!
Recommended dishes: Piggy Burger (₱265 for 1/4 lb.; ₱320 for 1/3 lb.) and Onion Rings (₱70).
Home of Traditional Spanish Cooking in Manila since 1952, Alba’s authentic cuisine is comparable to none. The Spanish restaurant has served as a gathering place for friends and families, emanating a celebratory atmosphere with live music and comfort food.
Why visit? Alba offers a delicious buffet (₱795/head for lunch; ₱850/head for dinner) that serves Spanish classics.
Recommended à la carte dishes: Paella Valenciana (₱580), Lengua Sevillana (₱500), Croquetas de Jamon (₱250), and Canonigo (₱150).
From New York to Manila, New York Slice has brought their specialty, the Neapolitan-style pizza. They make sure to use the finest pizza flour, make their dough fresh, and build each order from scratch by hand-pressing each pie. It’s a tedious process that they promise to follow to give their customers one of the most mouthwatering pizzas.
Why visit? Arguably considered the best style of pizza invented, New York Slice is your best bet to tasting it for yourself.
Recommended dishes: Margherita Pizza (₱135/slice) and Honey and 3-Cheese Pizza (₱135/slice).
Now that we’ve listed them down, why don’t you head on to the best MOA restaurants to cross off your food bucket list?
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