Metro Manila’s Top 10 Favourites!
We all know how unpleasant the traffic can get… and don’t even get us started on what it’s like during rush hour! Traffic can be bad but if there’s one thing we absolutely love about Metro Manila is it’s melting pot of food!
Restaurants in Metro Manila vary from Japanese, Italian, Filipino, Middle Eastern, Thai, and so many more… where to eat in Metro Manila you ask? From the many choices, we’ve done our research and compiled the metropolitan’s top 10 most loved restaurants based on user favourites from Booky!
10. Classified Kitchen + Wine Cafe – Tomas Morato
A certified Instagrammable, casual restaurant, Classified Kitchen + Wine Cafe offers more than just pretty interiors but also dishes such as steaks, wine, sandwiches, pasta, coffee and desserts at affordable prices. It’s for those who love taking photos of their meals before they eat them. It’s not for those who want to splurge and treat themselves. We recommend their Osso Buco, Australian T-bone Steak, and their Moist Chocolate Cake.
9. Crazy Wings – Maginhawa
Last month’s # 8
Crazy Wings is a family owned casual dining that serves buffalo wings, pasta & handcrafted brick oven pizza. It’s for people on a budget and those having late night cravings. It’s not for those looking for high end dining.
8. Ba-Be-Q Charcoal Grill – Metrowalk
Ba-Be-Q is a charcoal grilling restaurant that serves unlimited chicken, pork, beef, and wagyu barbecue and a Korean street food inspired ala carte menu. It’s for those who want to level up on meat choices with their unli wagyu. It’s not for those who are looking for cheaper KBBQ alternatives. We recommend their Dark Barbecue, So Gum Gui, and Wagyu Deung Sim.
G/F Metrowalk, Meralco Ave, Ugong, Pasig
7. Café Dominique – West Triangle
Last Month’s # 9
Cafe Dominique is a casual family-run restaurant serving American fusion comfort food including buttered prawns, roast chicken, twice cooked pork belly, milkshakes, and desserts. It’s for big groups, especially families, who want enjoy and bond over good food. It’s not for people following a strict diet. We recommend their Roast Beef with X.O. sauce, Creamy Four Cheese, and for dessert, their Mango Graham.
6. Vikings – SM Marikina
The biggest buffet experience in the country, at Vikings, you can have a wide selection of dishes from different cuisines. It’s for those who are downright famished. It’s not for those counting their calorie intake. Our insider tip: Watch out for new and seasonal dessert treats.
5. Sunnies Cafe – SM Megamall
Sunnies Cafe is the spin-off cafe of LA-inspired power brand, Sunnies Studios. It’s for people who want both coffee or cocktails when dining. It’s not for those who want something cuisine specific. Insider tip: Get your cameras ready ’cause this restaurant is no doubt, Instagram-worthy.
Fun fact: With Booky, you can get Buy 1 Get 1 Sunnies Pork Bowl and Crispy Honey Garlic Chicken Bowl.
4. Choobi – Choobi – Panay Ave
A popular Cebu-based Filipino seafood restaurant serving up fresh seafood fare specializing in shrimps straight from the owners’ shrimp farm, Choobi Choobi is a seafood lover’s dream restaurant. It’s for people who don’t mind peeling shrimp shells and really getting down and dirty with finger food. It’s not for those looking for a fine dining experience. We recommend their Salted Egg Shrimps, Patrick Star Baked Scallops and Grilled Pampano.
3. Taisho Ramen – SM North EDSA
Last Month’s # 4
Serving a variety of Japanese dishes such as their best-sellers, their Ramen bowls, Taisho Ramen is a restaurant that has interiors that mixes the traditional and a fast-food Japanese feel. It’s for those who want a hot bowl of delicious and affordable Ramen. It’s not for those looking for other Japanese favorites like chirashi and takoyaki. We recommend their Karaage, Karamen/Chamen, and Rocky Roll Maki.
2. Ganso-Shabuway – Greenbelt 5
Last Month’s # 2
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. It’s for people who are looking for a healthier dining option. It’s not for those who don’t want to smell like a hot pot. We recommend the Set B (for 2) with Spicy Miso broth, Wagyu beef set, and their Seafood Deluxe Set. We’ve been reading great reviews about their dipping sauces, so make sure to try those as well. Our insider tip is every order of single or sharing shabu-shabu set comes with unlimited rice, soup refills and dipping sauces.
1. The Lost Bread – Festival Supermall
Last month’s #1
The Lost Bread is a container shop that specializes in over-the-top milkshakes, while The Lost Bread HQ offers a more well-rounded menu that includes all-day modern Pinoy brunch menu, specialty French toasts, unique desserts, blue soft serve ice cream and a new collection of overshakes. It’s for those with a sweet tooth. It’s not for party groups as it may be difficult to look for seats. We recommend the Fried Mashed Potato Balls, Sinigang Beef Sukiyaki and Beef Tapa with Coffee Rice. For desserts, try their Blue Soft Serve, limited Matcha Flan and milkshakes.
Fun fact: With Booky, you can get Buy 1 Get 1 Craft Your Own Soft-Serve Cone, Overshakes, and Milk Tea Milkshakes!
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