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Check out the top 10 most loved restaurants this month in Quezon City, based on user favorites from Booky, the #1 food app in the Philippines.
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10. Romulo Cafe – Sct. Lozano
Last month’s #5
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. It’s for homey family dinners and get-togethers, especially with balikbayan relatives. It’s not for your boys or girls night out. We recommend the Bagnet Pakbet, Lola Virginia’s Chicken Relleno, and Flying Tilapia. Our insider tip: Many of their dishes have vegetarian options. Read our full feature here.
9. Seoul Train Korean BBQ – Sgt. Esguerra
Last month’s #3
Seoul Train is an immersive train-themed Korean BBQ grill, one of Tomas Morato’s latest hidden gems. It’s for barkada nights out and fun dates for people who enjoy great Korean food and unique experiences. It’s not for those too lazy to grill their own meat. We recommend the Bul Samgyeopsal, Woo Samgyeop, and Samgyetang. . Our insider tip: The restaurant also has arcade crane machines, so try your luck at winning a cool prize! Read the full feature here.
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#28 Sergeant Esguerra Ave, near Tomas Morato, South Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City
8. Vikings Luxury Buffet – SM North EDSA
Last month’s #8
Vikings Luxury Buffet opened its first branch in the Mall of Asia complex in 2011. Five years and 9 branches later, it is now considered the Philippines’ largest luxury buffet chain. This homegrown brand has expanded all around Metro Manila, the Visayas and Mindanao (full feature here). It’s for families and groups who are looking to celebrate special occasions affordably. It’s not for people who prefer the quiet and relaxed ambiance of a hotel buffet. Our insider tips are (1) Visit on your birthday month for a free meal. Don’t forget to bring a valid ID. (2) Get discounts at SM Jazz, SM Marikina, and SM BF branches when you book a table through Booky.
7. Cerchio – Tomas Morato
Last month’s #7
Cerchio means ‘circle’ in Italian, the inspiration behind the restaurant’s interiors. It serves Filipino dishes specializing in grilled items. It’s for families looking for a homey place to have delicious Filipino food. It’s not for those who are more fond of Western flavors. We recommend the Crispy Pata, Kare Kare, and their signature Pork Sisig. Our insider tip: You get a free treat on your birthday!
6. LoLa Cafe + Bar – Sct. Lozano
Last month’s #4
LoLa Cafe is a converted restaurant offering reinvented Filipino dishes made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients, by Chef John Mangibin. It is one of QC’s hidden restaurant gems and must visit dining places. It’s for families and couples looking for a charming lunch or dinner place. It’s not for diners looking for live music. We recommend the Wagyu Salpicao, Bone Marrow Sisig, Tartufo Pasta and more. Our insider tip: The restaurant makes a good option for big events and special occasions. Some have even held their wedding ceremonies and receptions here. P.S. For all Booky users who answer our customer feedback form, Lola Cafe offers free Strawberries & Cream Pavlova. You can read our full feature here.
5. Soru Izakaya – Maginhawa
Soru Izakaya is a modern Japanese restaurant, offering innovative takes on cuisine classics. The culinary style is referred to as the “new Nippon” which translates to new Japanese. It’s for Japanese food enthusiasts craving a different approach to their favorite dishes. It’s not for loyalists to traditional Japanese cooking. We recommend their Nori Tempura, Oh Umi Maki, Matcha Cheesecake, and their Wasabi Cocktail. Our insider tip: Their rainbow art work is actually mayonnaise, so don’t forget to dip your maki!
4. Vanderlust Bistro + Patisserie – Sct. De Guia
Vanderlust is a hidden pastry shop and restaurant serving up unique European pastries and dishes inspired from the owners’ honeymoon in Europe. It’s for cafe lovers who want to explore unique new flavors of classic desserts, pastas, and more. It’s not for those who want a fine dining experience. We recommend you try their Schneeballen, Cacio E Pepe Mushroom Truffle, and Pollo al Funghi sul Riso. Read more here. Our insider tip: WiFi and sockets are available!
3. RB CTY / Rib City – Maginhawa
Last month’s #1
RB CTY / Rib City is a fun and interactive restaurant specializing in ribs, but they also offer dishes like pasta, salads, soup and other mains. In line with their restaurant concept, they encourage guests to play and build legos while waiting for orders. It’s for barkada nights out or Saturday playdates with the kids. It’s not for people who are looking for a quiet place to work in. We recommend the Big City with CTY rice or the Twin Tower. Our insider tip: They regularly release food promos!
2. The Frazzled Cook – Sct. Gandia
Last month’s #2
The Frazzled Cook is a quirky restaurant put together with the mission of serving good comfort food in a cozy, homey ambiance. ‘Frazzled’, which means completely exhausted, says nothing of the food, but the passion and hard work put in to every dish they serve. It’s for casual but intimate date nights or cozy meals with the family. It’s not for people who don’t enjoy searching for ‘hidden’ restaurants. We recommend the Sizzling Squid, Wagyu Salpicao, Truffle Pasta, and Pancake ala Mode. Here’s an insider tip: The place is easily curtained off into sections, and they also have rooms for smaller private events. Read our full feature here.
1. Blake’s Wings & Steaks – Katipunan
Last month’s #10
Blake’s Wings & Steaks is an all-American diner offering hefty portions of wings, ribs and steaks for the entire family to enjoy. (In case you didn’t know, Blake is a husky!) It’s for casual gatherings with families and friends with large servings of comfort food to share. It’s not for diners on a strict diet.We recommend the Wicked Wings, Porterhouse Steak, and Blake’d Mussels. Our insider tip: They have free Wi-Fi! Also get FREE CHURROS on top of your P500 discount with Booky!
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