Whatever cuisine you’re craving for, SM Megamall has it!
Check out the top 10 most loved restaurants this month in SM Megamall, based on user favorites from Booky, the #1 food app in the Philippines.
Insider tip: If you book at the Prime Restaurants below through Booky you can get a free dessert after your meal when you fill out the feedback form on our app!
Last month’s #8
llaollao (pronounced as ‘yao yao’) is a Spanish frozen yogurt brand, which started in 2009 and now has over a hundred branches in Spain alone. llaollao is best known for their Sanum cups topped with fresh seasonal fruits, sauces, and crunchy toppings. It’s for people looking for delicious desserts minus the guilt because it is healthy and even gluten-free. It’s not for people who prefer regular, sweet ice cream. We recommend the 3-layered Sanum yogurt cup that comes with 3 fresh fruits, 2 crunches and 1 sauce. Our insider tip: catch their new branch in Alabang Town Center!
Last month’s #10
Ooma is a modern Japanese restaurant by the Moment Group and young acclaimed chef Bruce Ricketts, the same partnership that brought us Mecha Uma. Ooma, a wordplay on Uma meaning ‘good’, promises bold Japanese flavors at affordable prices. It’s for heavy rice eaters, rice is unlimited. It’s not for people looking for ramen. We recommend the Soft Shell Crab Taco-Maki, Hangar Steak and Uni Udon. Our insider tip is that at Ooma, you get to ‘brush’ (not dip) soy sauce on your sushi.
8. Sushi Nori
Last month’s #5
Sushi Nori is Manila’s first temakeria. Inspired by the traditional techniques of Japan and the creative direction of Brazil, Sushi Nori is the perfect playground for sushi goodness, it serves a wide selection of fun sushi and temaki rolls. It’s for people on the go looking for quick takeout meals. It’s not for people looking for rice bowls. We recommend the deluxe and premium sushi selection like the Firecracker, Guardian, Godzilla and OMG. Also try their new sushi poké bowls. Our insider tip is get 2 Tamago Aburi for the price of one with Booky’s exclusive Buy 1 Get 1 deal! Read more here.
7. Osaka Ohso
Osaka Ohsho is an internationally known Japanese chain specializing in the ‘world’s #1 gyoza‘, which comes in 3 flavors: original, cheese, and nori. Three sauces are available as well: original, chili, and miso. It’s for foodies who have been looking for quality gyoza in Manila. It’s not for people looking for sushi platters, ramen bowls or tonkatsu meals. We recommendthe Fuwatoro Tenshin Han Gyoza Set, which is already good for 2. It comes with a serving of Fuwatoro Tenshin Han (premium Japanese rice wrapped in omelette and bathed in gravy), 12 pcs. of gyoza and 2 servings of miso soup and fruits. Our insider tip: You can order to-go frozen gyoza to be enjoyed at home!
6. BLK 513
Last month’s #2
BLK 513 is Manila’s first ever premium and gluten-free activated charcoal-enhanced frozen yogurt. Choose between dark skim cup or cone and top it with a unique selection of crunches, fruits and sauces. It’s for health-conscious dessert lovers. It’s not for people who prefer traditional ice creams. We recommend the Peanut Butter Banana Cream Pie, Peach Mango Float, or you can be adventurous and customize your own. Popular sauces include cereal milk and milk jam, a new holiday Red Velvet sauce is available! Bestselling crunches include the Valrhona Baby and White Chocolate Oldie.Our insider tip: Matcha lovers, you’re in for a treat! Try their Matcha Macadamia Granola in 250g t0-go packs.
Tuan Tuan, which means ‘to put together’, best describes the restaurant’s goal of putting together the best of Hong Kong comfort food in a French brasserie setting. It is a homegrown concept from the Lugang group. It’s for casual but fancy and affordable lunches or dinners. It’s not for people looking for dim sum and pastries. We recommend the US Premium Beef Rib and Tendon Curry, Braised Ox Tongue, Pork Snow Buns, and Salted Egg Custard Snow Buns. Our insider tip: Don’t go mild on your Laksa.
Last month’s #7
Gumbo, A Taste of New Orleans, a casual dining restaurant that provides extra ordinary atmosphere of fun, quality food, best service and cleanliness. Fill your senses with the authentic taste of Cajun and Creole cooking such as freshly caught seafood’s, tender and juicy steaks and ribs, a variety of pasta and pizza dishes and whole lot more. It’s a place for big group get-togethers. It’s not for people who are on a diet. We recommendthe Bourbon-style Baby Back Ribs, Cajun Fried Chicken, Seafood Jambalaya and Seafood Gumbo. Insider tip: It has 6 branches in the Metro which offers up to P500 off when you book through Booky! Read more here.
3. Lugang Cafe
Last month’s #3
Lugang Café is a Shanghai-based café focused on providing quality and contemporary Taiwanese cuisine. It’s for singles, couples and groups looking for a place to have casual brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, or dinner. It’s not for intimate affairs. We recommend the Steamed Pork Xiao Long Bao, Honey Garlic Squid and Stewed Beef, Tendon and Turnip in Clay Pot for mains and the 12-inch Bellagio Breeze for dessert. Here’s a fun fact: Originally called Bellagio Café, the owners had to rebrand to Lugang (the literal translation of its Chinese name) because Bellagio has already been trademarked.
Last month’s #9
Gringo is a homegrown restaurant serving Latin American and Tex-Mex specialties such as ribs, chicken, burritos and more. It’s a quick and casual concept brought to us by the same group behind the Tokyo Bubble Tea franchise. It’s for office goers’ lunch breaks, quick bites and afterwork drinks. It’s not for foodies looking for many rice meal options. We recommend the Southern Spice Chicken, Gringo Baby Back Ribs, Truffle Queso Quesadilla, Crispy Taco. Our insider tip is they also have kids menu for the little ones.
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 the locals and students living, studying or working in the UP Village area. 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. Here’s a fun fact: You can get 2 Sub-Zero Soft Serve Cup for the price of one with Booky! Read more here.
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