March 24, 2021

LIST: Restaurants in Makati and BGC with Alfresco Seating during the NCR+ Bubble Period

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  • Updated as of March 24, 2021

    There are a lot of things that most of us miss about dining out in restaurants. Some of which are the restaurant ambiance, seeing people eat, and being served delicious meals among others. Not to mention the open-air dining that some restaurants in the metro offer.

    If you are one of the few people who love dining in the open air, check out these restaurants around Makati and BGC with great outdoor seating!

    Greenbelt

    Barcino

    Enjoying a glass of exquisite wine with tapas is what Barcino wants you to experience all while still in GCQ. Whether you are dining alfresco or taking out orders, Barcino will serve you diverse Spanish cuisine that you missed munching on like their crowd favorite Squid Paella!

    Take note: They are accepting reservations for diners.

    Also read: Barcino Restaurant in BGC: Home of Authentic Spanish Cuisine in Manila

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 2, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Makati City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Sun to Thu) / 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Fri to Sat) 
    Contact: 02-7374-7412 / 0926-641-0439

    Cafe Mary Grace

    Known as the Home of the Ensaymadas and Cheese Rolls, Cafe Mary Grace shares the goodness of hearty home-cooked meals and fresh-from-the-oven pastries. Its menu has a medley of all-day meals from breakfast choices to pastry favorites.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 2, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-8501-3093 / 0917-543-9402

    Italianni’s

    Specializing in American-Italian cuisine, Italianni’s has been a restaurant favorite among Filipinos when it comes to Italian dining. Its menu was built on a selection of authentically prepared dishes of both American and Italian flavors.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 2, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Mon to Fri); 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Sat to Sun)
    Contact: 02-7728-0283 / 0995-095-1002 / 0961-756-0728

    Manam Comfort Filipino

    Shining a spotlight on Filipino flavors, Manam Comfort Filipino brings together both classic and modern twists on Filipino fares in one creative menu. Among the roster of their Classics is the House Crispy Sisig, while Sinigang na Beef Short Rib is the best choice from the Twists menu.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 2, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7625-0515 / 0919-084-5730

    Gilak by Hossein

    Featured in magazines more than 200 times, Gilak by Hossein will surely serve you authentic Persian-Mediterranean cuisine with exotic spices and herbs from India and Saudi Arabia. Its menu has over 600 dishes and pastries made with special spices almost exclusively used in Mediterranean and South Asian cuisine.

    Address: Level 2, Greenbelt 3, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7729-0266

    Kai Neo Japanese Cuisine

    Shrimp and Scallop Dynamite Sushi Bake/IMAGE from Kai Neo Japanese Restaurant Facebook Page

    An Asian fusion restaurant in Makati, Kei Neo Japanese Cuisine is a quaint Japanese restaurant serving a diverse menu of Japanese dishes from sushi rolls, aburi, and teppanyaki to the famous sushi bake among others.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0917-852-3654

    Lorenzo’s Way

    Lorenzo’s Way is one of the few restaurants under the LJC Group which was started by journalist-turned-restaurateur Larry J. Cruz. They are known to serve exceptional Filipino and Spanish cuisine. Its outdoor seating area has several tables ideal for an intimate dinner that gives off a romantic vibe at night.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-729-0013 / 02-7729-0047 / 0906-463-4557

    Lusso by Margarita Fores

    A more luxurious choice of dining, Lusso by Margarita Fores is a familiar champagne and gastro bar in Greenbelt 5 that serves exquisite European dishes. Expect to taste a plateful of Lusso favorites including the Foie Gras Croque Monsieur at their well-known al fresco dining area with a lush garden backdrop.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Mon to Thu) / 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (Weekends)
    Contact: +63 917 700 5893 / +632 7756 5893

    Maisen Tonkatsu

    A tonkatsu specialty store hailing from Japan, Maisen Tonkatsu is one of the finest tonkatsu restaurants in Manila. This well-known restaurant brings its famous tender Japanese pork cutlet to the table, together with fresh sauces that are unique to Maisen.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7239-0390 / 0917-377-7741 / 0906-568-4216

    Mesa Filipino Moderne

    Another well-loved restaurant among diners is Mesa Filipino Moderne. Serving innovative Filipino dishes to their endearing guests, their menu has almost 128 dishes ranging from seafood, chicken, pork, beef, and other native favorites that locals and expats alike will surely enjoy trying.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0917-891-6372 / 0961-8982-131

    Sentro 1771

    Sentro 1771 is a well-known restaurant among Japanese expats because of its revolutionized modern Filipino cuisine. The bright and inviting interiors, plus the breezy outdoor seating emanates a traditional Filipino home perfect for family lunch or dinner.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Sun to Thu) / 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Fri to Sat)
    Contact: 0917-853-7460 / 02-7757-3941

    Simply Thai

    Serving contemporary Thai dining, Simply Thai is the place to be for an authentic and traditional Thai meal. Each dish in their menu is made from fresh farm produce and the highest quality ingredients to give the trademark bold flavors of Thailand to your table.

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7729-0860

    Watami Grill & Sushi Bar

    Bringing the distinct flavors of authentic Japanese cuisine, Watami is the place to be to get your fix of hotpot, sushi, ramen, sashimi, skewers, rice bowls, salads, and many more!

    Address: Level 1, Greenbelt 2, Ayala Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7729-9121 / 0917-398-2332 / 0966-625-0020

    Glorietta

    La Cabrera

    Dining indoors or in open air is always an option in La Cabrera 6750 🥩Ready to serve you this week! Salud🍷#LaCabrera#LaCabrera_Mnl#AlFresco#Parrilla#ParrilladaArgentina

    La Cabrera Manilaさんの投稿 2020年10月5日月曜日

    Offering the great taste of Argentine steak in the metro, La Cabrera is the place to go if you are in for a fine serving of their best-selling steak. Its prime location in Makati gives you the option of dining in at their al fresco seating that follows strict dining and kitchen protocols during GCQ to ensure the safety of its customers and staff.

    Also read: La Cabrera in Makati: Home of Fine Argentine Steak

    Address: Ayala Business Center, 6750 Ayala Ave., Glorietta Complex, Makati
    Contact: 0905-290-0703
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

    Salcedo/Legaspi Village

    Ikomai & Tochi

    Located in the neighborhood of Salcedo Village, Ikomai & Tochi is home to Japanese street food and comfort food in the metro. It is known for serving simple kushikatsu or deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables.

    Yakitori BBQ at our alfresco? You can do that! Grab yourselves a tasty Japanese feed and then embrace those party vibes…

    Ikomaiさんの投稿 2020年10月22日木曜日

    This Japanese restaurant and dessert shop is a people-friendly place for those who want to savor comforting food in a laid-back and homey setting. A mini garden outdoor area is located at the back of the restaurant where potted plants are on display.

    Also read: Ikomai and Tochi Desserts in Salcedo, Makati: Home to Japanese street and comfort food

    Address: ACI Group Building, 147 HV. Dela Costa, Salcedo, Makati
    Contact: 0917-709-4809
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Mon to Sat)

    Single Origin Osteria

    Perfect for all-day dining, Single Origin Osteria is open to serve classic Italian favorites even in GCQ. Its bistro atmosphere works well with its diverse menu of Italian fares, from vegan options to pizza dishes and more.

    Arancini and outdoor dining, we’ll take it! Both our Salcedo and One Bonifacio High Street branches are open and ready to serve you for your dine-in and take out needs!We hope to see you there!

    Single Origin Osteriaさんの投稿 2020年10月16日金曜日

    For those who wish to dine in at Single Origin Osteria, customers are required to book a reservation as seating capacity is still at 30%.

    Also read: Single Origin Osteria in Salcedo Village Offers New Italian Specialties

    Address & Contact:

    • G/F Frabelle Corporate Plaza, Tordesillas cor. Bautista St., Makati (0956-301-5267 / 02-8241-6168)
    • 3/F One Bonifacio High Street Mall, 5th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig (0917-713-6277 / 02-7950-8449)

    Business hours:

    • Single Origin Osteria Salcedo – 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Single Origin Osteria One Bonifacio – 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Mon to Fri); 8:00 a.m, – 9:00 p.m. (Sat to Sun)

    Bondi&Bourke

    It's a beautiful day for #steak! Join us today indoors or al fresco style in our Makati space 🍴🥩⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We are open…

    Bondi&Bourkeさんの投稿 2020年10月12日月曜日

    There is no other place to be than Bondi&Bourke when you are craving steak among other dishes. Their newly-renovated space in Legaspi Village is the ideal place to dine in with its relaxing indoor space and not to mention, the alfresco seating.

    Make sure to call them first for table reservations to secure the best outdoor spot in the restaurant.

    Also read: Bondi & Bourke in Makati: A Place for All Things Aussie

    Address: GF, Cattleya Condominium Building, Salcedo Corner Aguirre Street, Legaspi Village, Makati
    Contact: 0998-840-6268
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Mon to Sat)

    Blackbird

    BLACKBIRD WEEKEND BRUNCH starts this Saturday 5th September 11am to 3pmReservations 88284888Click here for the menu https://blackbird.com.ph/weekend-brunch.pdf

    Blackbird at the Nielson Towerさんの投稿 2020年9月3日木曜日

    As one of the top restaurants with outdoor seating, Blackbird reopens to cater to dine-in customers during GCQ. From small plates to main dishes and desserts, they will not disappoint you with their newly updated menu fit for those who miss dining out.

    Also read: Blackbird in Makati

    Address: Nielson Tower, 1221 Makati Ave., Salcedo Village, Makati
    Contact: 0917-889-2782 / 02-8828-4888
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Poblacion

    Mijo Comfort Food

    Enjoy your Mijo favorites with family and friends in the safety and comfort of dining AL FRESCO! 🌇📞 0917 149 0148📍4987 P. Guanzon Street, Poblacion, Makati🍽️ Thursday to Sunday, 5PM to 9:30

    Mijo Comfort Foodさんの投稿 2020年10月1日木曜日

    To please your longing for comfort food this quarantine season, Mijo Comfort Food in Poblacion serves fares that will pique your taste buds for something familiar and comforting. While their spacious indoor area is as great as it is, try dining at their open-air balcony for a change.

    Also read: Mijo Comfort Food in Poblacion: Mouthwatering Eats with a Side of Familiarity and Nostalgia

    Address: 4987 P. Guanzon St., Poblacion, Makati
    Contact: 0917-149-0148
    Business hours: 5:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. (Thurs to Sun)

    Lampara

    Mango Tres Leches/IMAGE from Lampara Facebook page

    Located in Poblacion, one of Makati’s most popular watering holes, Lampara is Neo-Filipino restaurant offering Pinoy treats and drinks with catchy names such as Dinuckdakan and Cheesemosa.

    Address: 5883 Enriquez Street, Poblacion, Makati
    Contact: 0917-173-5883
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.

    Dr. Wine Manila

    IMAGE from Dr. Wine Manila

    If you’re looking for authentic European food and you happen to be in Poblacion, Dr. Wine Manila is the perfect place for you! Osso Bucco Ala Gremolata, Salmon Rillettes, and Pate de Canard are some of the classic French dishes being served by their executive chef Alain Raye and his crew of talented cooks and chefs.

    Address: 5921 Algier Street, Poblacion, Makati
    Contact:  0917-563-8811
    Business hours: 5:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Mon to Wed) / 12:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Thu to Sun)

    Rockwell

    Dean & DeLuca

    This gourmet restaurant and cafe offers exceptional healthy and organic dishes and is also prominent for its wide selection of coffee drinks, indulgent pasta and pizza selection, and freshly baked pastries, particularly their French butter croissants.

    Address: Ground Floor Edades Tower, Rockwell Center, 18 Amorsolo Dr., Makati City
    Business hours: 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7958-3644 / 0917-320-2715

    Mamou

    A long-established store that has been loved for over 10 years, Mamou boasts a wide variety of dishes on their menu including the signature steak and Key Lime Pie that are best paired with a glass of excellent wine.

    Address: Power Plant Mall, Lopez Dr., Rockwell Center, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-8822-6218 / 0917-806-2668

    Teppan Okochi

    Teppan Okochi prides itself with teppanyaki—a style of Japanese cuisine where food is cooked on an iron griddle. Not only do they serve authentic Japanese eats but also offer a wide variety of food ranging from okonomiyaki to unagi or eels.

    Address: Upper Ground Floor, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0906-248-3942

    Wildflour Restaurant

    How to stay warm on a chilly day? We’d say @wfitalian’s freshly-made, wood fire oven-cooked pizzas. 🍕🍃Wildflour Italian…

    Wildflour Restaurantさんの投稿 2020年6月18日木曜日

    The biggest of all Wildflour restaurants in the metro, Wildflour Rockwell offers the best brunch and bistro dishes inside its cozy interior. Its menu is quite different from its cafe and bakery counterpart, but it offers a variety of meals from breakfast to dinner.

    For those who want to dine al fresco style, outdoor seating is available where you can revel in your favorite Wildflour dishes.

    Also read: Wildflour Cafe + Bakery in Makati: A Perfect Place To Relax and Dine

    Address: Ground Floor, 8 Rockwell Center, Plaza Dr., Makati
    Contact: 02-8850-5503 / 0917-705-3329
    Business hours: 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

    Grace Park

    Pappardelle al Telefono & Burrata/IMAGE from Grace Park Facebook page

    Managed by Margarita Fores, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2016, Grace Park is an organic restaurant that gives classic Italian dishes a Filipino twist using local ingredients. Diners should their decadent fusion dishes such as Spaghetinni & Baby Crab Fat, Philippine Seabass in Acqua Pazza, and Salted Red Egg Brazo De Mercedes.

    For orders, you may click here.

    Address: G/F One Rockwell Building, Rockwell, Makati
    Contact:  0939-934-7223
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Rambla

    Back to serve the best of Catalan cuisine, Rambla is open for dine-in to please your taste buds with their Paella, tapas, and cocktails among others.

    You know you just can’t say no to our Tuna Tartar. Tag an Amigo who loves it as much as you do!📍 Rambla Rockwell,…

    Rambla PHさんの投稿 2020年8月22日土曜日

    You can now satisfy your cravings for soulful Spanish-Mediterranean cuisines such as Cochinillo, Tenderloin Salpicao, and Croquetas Txangurro, while still adhering to safety protocols for both the guests and employees at Rambla. For reservations, you may click here.

    Also read: Rambla in Makati: Sophisticated Spanish flavors

    Address: Joya Tower, 28 Plaza Dr., Makati
    Contact: 0917-145-9394
    Business hours: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Burgos Circle

    Bistro Madrid

    A sister restaurant of Terry’s Bistro, Bistro Madrid offers authentic Spanish cuisine, an ideal place for those who want to experience indulgent Spanish food from paella and gambas to Jamon. To top it all, you can also enjoy a platter of cold cuts with a glass of wine at Bistro Madrid!

    Address: Unit F130-131 Forbes Town Center, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0945-468-7704 / 02-8838-5203

    L’entrecôte Manila: Bistro and Upper Room

    This French-Swiss restaurant made its name from the mouthwatering steak they famously serve. L’entrecôte Manila also has a distinct variety of European dishes presented in a simple way, coming from countries such as Switzerland and France.

    Address: Unit A Bellagio II Burgos Circle at Forbes Town Center, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-8856-4858 / 0915-885-7622

    Locavore Kitchen & Drinks

    Locavore Kitchen & Drinks is one of the hottest and hippest local restaurants in the metro serving exquisite and contemporary Filipino fare with a trendy twist. Each dish on their menu, from the appetizers to main courses, is made with fresh locally-sourced ingredients showcasing the classic Filipino dishes in a unique way.

    Address: Unit 5-7AB Forbes Town Center, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Mon to Thurs)
    Contact: 0917-574-2017

    Melo’s 

    Dubbed as the home of Certified Angus Beef and Wagyu, Melo’s is among the best places in the country that serves authentic wagyu beef. The best part of dining in is that they let you choose your preferred cut and thickness of meat from the steak cart presented to you before grilling.

    Address: Forbes Town Center, 29th St., Burgos Circle, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-8403-5968 / 02-8403-5969 / 0917-5953996 / 0917-5953997

    Noor

    Boasting authentic modern Mediterranean cuisine, Noor is an idyllic place to indulge in an array of Mediterranean hearty eats prepared by Israeli chefs. Some recommended dishes to try from their menu are Lamb Baklava and Fish Kebab, to mention a few.

    Address: Unit F 133 Forbeswood Heights, Burgos Circle, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0956-156-3426

    Central High Street

    205

    205 is a sophisticated cafe and lounge destination for morning meetings, afternoon affairs, and even hanging out with friends and colleagues after a long day’s work. They carry an extensive menu of Italian comfort food such as pizza, pasta, and rice meals that are great for sharing.

    Address: C2, Upper Ground, High Street Central, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0906-224-1001 / 0917-858-1942

    Crisostomo

    Inspired by a character in the famous Filipino novel Noli Me Tangere written by the Philippines’ national hero Jose Rizal, Crisostomo has become a favorite restaurant among expats and locals for they serve the best of Filipino cuisine reflecting the historical literature.

    Address: C3, Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-7621-3276 / 02-7621-3195 / 0917-817-8290

    Sariwon Korean Barbeque

    Sariwon is a long-established restaurant that has been serving Korean cuisine for 80 years. Earning a reputation for its good selection of grilled meat, set meals, and unlimited side dishes, they are also a must-visit restaurant for samgyeopsal lovers!

    Address: C2, Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Ave., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0915-9009-272

    Fort Strip

    Caffe Puccini

    If you are looking for hand-made pizzas baked in brick ovens, Caffe Puccini is the place to visit. As one of BGC’s longest-standing Italian joints, they are known for their indulgent fares such as the best-selling Pizza Puccini and Insalata di Mare, which is a hit among the Japanese.

    Address: Ground Floor, The Fort Strip, 28th St. cor. 7th Ave., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. (Mon to Thurs, Sun); 11 a.m.-  2 a.m. (Fri to Sat)
    Contact: 02-8816-3055 / 02-8816-3054

    Fuga Bar and Restaurant

    Another place to savor Italian flavors at The Fort Strip is Fuga Bar and Restaurant. This contemporary Filipino-Italian restaurant resembles a rustic Italian ambiance where you can enjoy a lovely serving of unique Italian eats fused with Filipino cuisine.

    Address: Ground Floor, The Fort Strip, 28th St., cor. 7th Ave., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Contact: 0956-442-6281

    One Bonifacio

    Chateau 1771

    Chateau 1771 is one of the popular restaurants in the metro for a romantic dinner or a simple lunch gathering. They have been constantly considered as Greenbelt’s gem because of its posh vibe and exquisite innovations of French, Swiss, Italian, and Asian dishes that suit the Filipino palate. They also have a unique display of wines that features different flavors and aromas.

    Address: 2nd Floor, One Bonifacio High Street Mall, 5th Ave. cor. 28th St., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0917-814-7794⁠ /  02-7946-2859⁠

    Nikkei Nama Bar

    Introducing the interesting fusion of Japanese and Peruvian culinary cultures, Nikkei Nama Bar keeps the adventurous foodies hooked with their hearty Japanese-Peruvian meals that are curated for an exploring appetite. Their menu offers a range of dishes from fresh sashimi, handmade sushi, rice bowls, lunch sets, and more.

    Address: 2nd Floor One Bonifacio High, 28th St., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0966-533-7573 / 02-7753-9212

    Sunae Asian Cantina

    Sunae Asian Cantina is a newly opened restaurant in BGC that serves Southeast Asian flavors and creative cuisine. This casual restaurant is the brainchild of Chef Christina Sunae who interpreted Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian, and Filipino flavors into one diverse menu.

    Address: 2nd Floor View Deck, One Bonifacio High Street Mall, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0916-607-4903 / 02-7746-9046

    Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

    If you are looking to indulge in a well-deserved steak dinner, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is the best place to visit! Known to serve some of the best steaks in the world, this restaurant offers dry-aged USDA Prime Black Angus beef, a lunch menu, and even a selection of mouthwatering pasta, burgers, and sandwiches.

    Address: Lower Ground Floor, One Bonifacio High Street, 28th st. cor. 5th Ave., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0917-710-1682

    Serendra

    Abe

    Bringing the delicious dishes hailing from Pampanga—the culinary capital of the Philippines, Abe is the perfect place to enjoy a different variety of Kapangpangan dishes that are not usually found in other Filipino restaurants. A must-try is their own version of the classic sinigang, the Sinigang na Ube.

    Address: Ground Floor, Retailer Area, Serendra Complex, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. (Mon to Thu); 10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. (Fri to Sun)
    Contact: 02-8856-0526 / 02-8856-7696 / 0915-500-6073

    Saboten

    Saboten has been the go-to food spot for people craving a crisp and golden serving of freshly-cooked tonkatsu. Being one of the best places in the metro to eat authentic tonkatsu, Saboten’s menu consists of various katsu dishes, as well as other delicious options for chicken and seafood meals.

    Address: Ground Floor, Serendra, BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0917-891-6879

    Shangri-La at The Fort

    Brotzeit

    If you are looking for a place to sample the best of authentic German food and fresh draught German beers, look no further than Brotzeit. Situated at Shangrila at the Fort, this Bavarian restaurant serves the best of German cuisine that will surely take you on a festival of flavors.

    Address: GF6 Ground Floor Shangri-La @ The Fort, 30th St. cor., 5th Ave., Taguig City
    Business hours: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-8815-9338

    Maisen Tonkatsu

    A tonkatsu specialty store hailing from Japan, Maisen Tonkatsu is one of the finest tonkatsu restaurants in Manila. This well-known restaurant brings its famous tender Japanese pork cutlet to the table, together with fresh sauces that are unique to Maisen.

    Address: Shangri-La at the Fort, 30th St. cor. 5th Ave., BGC, Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Sun to Thurs); 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Fri to Sat)
    Contact: 0956-189-3784 / 02-8810-9514

    SM Aura Premier

    Barcino SM Aura

    Best known for their wines, sangria, and paella, Barcino prides itself on celebrating the Spanish cuisine and culture within the four corners of its winery-inspired space at SM Aura.

    Address: Level 5, SM Aura Premier, 26th cor., McKinley Pkwy., Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
    Contact: 02-8856-2623 / 0927-439-3900

    Prego Trattoria

    Located at SM Aura Skypark, Prego Trattoria is a casual Italian restaurant that serves homey Italian cuisine. It features a cozy and accomodating setting perfect for intimate family gatherings all while enjoying Italian cuisine.

    Address: Level 5, Skypark, SM Aura Premier, 26th cor., McKinley Pkwy., Taguig City
    Business hours: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Contact: 0917-844-3645 / 02-7946-2723

    Rooftop dining

    Straight Up

    Straight Up in Seda BGC has reopened for dine-in, operating from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm daily, following community quarantine guidelines. For inquiries, please call 79458888. #sedabgc #sedahotels #straightupatseda

    Straight Upさんの投稿 2020年9月21日月曜日

    Another dining spot with an overlooking view of the Metro Manila skyline, Straight Up at Seda Hotel BGC used to be a cocktail lounge before it reopened as a rooftop restaurant and lounge to cater to diners looking for a place for lunch and dinner.

    You can taste their best-selling dishes in their indoor seating or alfresco seating from 12 n.n. onwards. For reservations, click here.

    Address: 30th St. cor. 11th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
    Contact:  0917-866-3860 / 02-8945-8888
    Business hours: 12:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m.

    When dining outdoors at these restaurants, don’t forget to practice social distancing and other health and safety protocols to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

               
               
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