Narrow down your resto options in this big city.
Considered as the largest city in Metro Manila, Quezon City houses quite a number of restaurants that offer a variety of cuisines that’ll satisfy no matter what craving you may have.
If you’re stuck on where to go, don’t worry, we’ve got you! Check out our list of the best restaurants according to their areas, choose one (or more) then head on to the resto you think will satisfy your craving the best!
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Teacher’s Village/Maginhawa Restaurants
A restaurant that offers a modern take on traditional Japanese food, Soru Izakaya will take you on a journey to Japan through time with its interiors and show you the colorful possibilities of Japanese cuisine with its rainbow mayo and flavorful takes on familiar dishes like tempura and aburi.
Must-try dishes: Soru Ichiban Maki and Aburi Moriawase
Fun fact: They have free wi-fi and outlets.
Serving all-day breakfast, nachos, pork-based dishes, and get this – UNLIMITED BACON. If you’re a pork lover, you’ll be happy as a pig rolling in mud at Oinkster, a cozy restaurant that’s only located a street corner away from StrEAT Maginhawa Food Park.
A homegrown dessert cafe that specializes in French toasts, over-the-top milkshakes, and their famous blue soft serve ice cream, whether you have a sweet tooth or not, you’re sure to lose yourself in cold sweet bliss at The Lost Bread.
Recommended desserts: S’Mores (Sub-Zero Soft Serve) and White Chocolate Caramel (Soft-Serve Cone)
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Although Naughty Nachos is known best for their Nacho Volcano – “the largest pile of nachos in the country – this Instagram-worthy restaurant is also home to sinfully delicious finger food that you and your friends/family will enjoy.
Must-try dishes: Partners-in-Crime and Death By Bacon
A restaurant that serves student-budget friendly food, have your fix of value-for-money Italian dishes like pizza and pasta at no other place than Friuli Trattoria. It’s perfect late night/weekend groupworks ’cause of its spacious interiors.
Recommended dishes: Viva Venezia, Margherita, and Barbeque Chicken
Loyola Heights/Katipunan Restaurants
An American diner that offers hefty portions of wings, ribs, and steaks, this family-friendly restaurant is a go-to place for when your family members can’t choose what they want but still want to be filled with nothing but comfort food.
Recommended dishes: Wicked Wings and Porterhouse Steak
Fun fact: They have free Wi-Fi so you won't have to wait to go home to post those family photos on Facebook or Instagram.
Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza is a Neopolitan-style pizzeria that serves fresh-oven baked 12-inch pizzas sprinkled with their in-house kesong puti for pizza lovers that are down with trying pizza with a twist.
Must-try: S.M.EGG Pizza (Homemade sausage, mushroom, 2 eggs, gouda cream) and Bacon Gouda Pizza (Honey, Bacon, and Gouda)
Serving up all-day breakfast and comfort food which are reminiscent of good home cooked meals, at Roast you can fulfill your desire of having a peaceful brunch while appreciating a marvelous view.
Must-try dishes: Crispy Adobo Flakes, Garlic Longganisa, and Bibingka
2/F Bldg., 142 Katipunan Ave, St. Ignatius, Quezon City
A casual dining Japanese restaurant that specializes in sushi and ramen, get your fill of a variety of traditional and modernized Japanese dishes at ROKU Sushi + Ramen.
Must-try: Dream (Tempura-battered salmon, kani, cream cheese) and Roku Ramen
If you’ve studied in one of the universities in the vicinity or grew up in the area, then you’ve probably heard of this restaurant.
Serving up good-to-the-bone wings at student-friendly prices, B.Wings will open your eyes and your palate to a plethora of flavors that actually go great with wings.
Recommended dishes: Black Mamba Wings and Garlic Cheddar Wings
G/F Loyola Heights Condominium, E Adaba St., Loyola Heights, Quezon City
The birthplace of Nachos ala Bomba, a stack of nachos topped with raclette-style mozarella, cheddar, queso, beef, and jalapenos, if you’re craving for Mexican food with a modern take, then head on to La Carnita.
Must-try: Nachos ala Bomba, Plain Quesdailla, and Spanish Hot Chocolate
Tomas Morato Restaurants
Don’t have the time nor the budget for a European trip? Head on to Vanderlust Bistro + Patisserie, a hidden pastry shop and restaurant that serves up dishes and desserts inspired from the owners’ trip to Germany, Italy, and Spain.
Recommended dishes: Schneeballen, Cacio E Pepe Mushroom Truffle, and Butcher’s Steak with Blue Cheese and Potato Gratin
A hole-in-the-wall restaurant that serves up both timeless and unique dishes and desserts that’ll push you and your palate out of your comfort zones, La Spezia’s will give you an interesting experience with their homey and comfortable interiors and ever-changing menu.
Must-try: Spaghetti Alle Vongole Veraci (Live clams, pepperoncino, 18 months Parmigiano-Reggiano) and Zepple (Lemon-scented Italian Snout, Strawberry coulis, Mascarpone, mint)
Whether you’re an OFW or not, one thing’s for sure, there’s no place or taste like home or home-cooked meals.
A restaurant that brings you back to your roots, Romulo Cafe serves up traditional and old-fashioned dishes from timeless recipes in a dining area that’s museum-like as well as homey.
Bugis Singapore Street Food may look like a humble, simple restaurant on the outside but once you try their dishes, you’ll be surprised, the Singaporean dishes that they offer are bursting with flavor! It’s no doubt become a restaurant that’s a worthy foodie find.
Must-try dishes: Signature Steamboat Laksa soup, fish tofu, and curry balls
78 N. Roxas St., Near Banawe, Sto. Domingo, Quezon City
Utilizing only the freshest ingredients and expert techniques, get your fill of authentic Cantonese-style dishes fit for a king at no other place than King chef Seafood.
Recommended dishes: Beancurd roll and Beef Hofan
987-989 Banawe St., Manresa, Quezon City
If you’re looking for budget-friendly authentic Japanese dishes then head on to Izakaya Kenta, an authentic Japanese restaurant that offers dishes from sushi to deep-fried meats perfect for those who want their daily savory fix.
Recommended dishes: Kaisan Ramen (Mixed seafood ramen), Shio Ramen (Noodles with Sliced Pork Seasoned with Salt) and Sizzling Tofu.
Unit-C 86 Maria Clara St, Banawe, Quezon City
Calling all Pinoy rom-com drama fanatics, you’ll definitely love this restaurant.
Famous for being the featured restaurant in “One More Chance”, Bellini’s not only famous for its movie-quality interiors but also it’s star-quality, authentic Italian pizzas and pastas.
If limited menus aren’t your bread and butter, then you’ll enjoy Four Seasons Buffet and Hotpot. It’s a hotpot buffet concept that offers a wide assortment of fresh, healthy ingredients and premium meat and seafood you can cook in their flavorful broth as well as a variety of Asian dishes, sushi, desserts, and beverages you can partner with their food.
Must-try: Weekday Lunch and Weekend/Holiday Lunch and Dinner
Serving up several kinds of food that’s not for the faint of heart, Putok Batok is a go-to restaurant for your choice of unlimited feasts (meat or seafood) and overloaded dishes that are full of flavor and perfect to share in big groups.
G/F Manhattan Parkview, General Roxas Ave, Cubao, Quezon City
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