In the metro’s buffet scene, one of the restaurants you’d immediately associate with would be Yakimix. As one of the best buffet restaurants here in the Philippines, Yakimix offers something which makes it more loved by its customers. Sushi selection Yakimix has made noise for being one of the best buffets in the Philippines. They have smokeless grill as they have Japanese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine. They have all sorts of your favorite Asian dishes so be sure to try it. And since it’s one of the well-known restaurants, you know that they have high regard when it comes to the food’s quality. Everything’s served fresh so you […]
Dine a la French. Chateau 1171 is one of the restaurants listed as “cooking without borders” because you can eat various dishes from France, Italy, and Switzerland. A deluxe restaurant you can try For something fancy this dinner, why not check out Chateau 1771? Chateau 1771 is just one of the 1771 group’s restaurants which are popular for being a favourite dinner place. Here, various special events have taken place as this is a perfect place for romantic dinner dates and also simple gatherings. Lemon Fried Chicken P500 With its posh vibe, they sure make their food as exquisite as ever. Chateau 1771 has perfected their original dishes, […]
Tapella is a Spanish restaurant serves one of the best steaks in the Philippines. To provide one of a kind steaks, Tapella acquires its juicy meat from Spain and, with a dash of sea salt, baked on a stone plate. This restaurant serves food with beautiful presentation that will certainly satisfy your tummy and heart. One of the delicious foods that this restaurant offers is gazpacho, a dish with garlic, almond, and grapes that is placed in a small pretty glass. Next is Tapella’s striking calamari. Many people might be shocked at first seeing this dish but, despite its appearance, it is very popular. Its soft, plump squid and crispy […]
UPDATED as of January 15, 2019: This restaurant is CLOSED. Casa Armas is the perfect classy restaurant that offers Spanish cuisine in the heart of Makati. The ambiance and vibe inside Casa Armas is just perfect for a date, business meeting or family gathering. The open space, large window and their high ceiling make the place feel much bigger. Every night, there are men serenading the customers to make the experience more fun and unforgettable. – Pella Negra (Php 895 for half-order, Php 1,495 for whole order) –Gambas al ajillo (P365) Gambas al ajillo is a succulent shrimp dish that is sautéed with olive oil and garlic. This is an excellent […]
Caffe Ti-Amo is an international coffee and gelato chain that revolutionized the café landscape worldwide with its offering of first-rate coffee and authentic Italian gelato. A match that proved to be made in heaven. Its flagship branch in the Philippines is located at Greenbelt 5 in Makati City. The café maintains a fine and elegant design with an Italian outdoor ambience. One of Caffe Ti-Amo’s most-loved offerings is the Waffle Gelato (P389). This world-famous Italian gelato creation features gelato, fruits and cream atop the delightful waffle and is best for sharing up to four persons. And there’s the popular coffee-based dessert Affogato (P120). The vanilla or tiramisu gelato is lusciously […]
Located in Greenbelt 3, Makati, People’s Palace serves modern Thai cuisine. What’s unique about Thai dishes is that at least 3 of the 5 major sensations of taste are always present – salty, sweet, sour, bitter and spicy. The flavors burst in the mouth on the first bite. Thai cuisine is never boring. They pay attention not only to the flavor but also to the texture, color, and ingredients, creating food that is pleasing to both the eyes and the tongue. (From left to right: Pad Thai – Php 380, Chicken and Pork Satay with Peanut Sauce – Php 380, SomTam, Spicy papaya salad with sticky rice – Php 250) (Green […]
Sink your teeth into one of Motorino’s pizza anytime of the day. The famous pizzeria located on the 2nd floor of Greenbelt is really worth the detour. SALUMI PLATE. Coppa Ham, Proscuitto, Salame, and Bread (P425) Declared by the New York Times as the “City’s Best Pizza,” Motorino Pizzeria Napoletana is the brain child of Chef Matthieu Palombino. His passion for pizza was developed during his travels to Naples in Italy. Studying the art of making pizza from the original century-old artisans in Naples, Chef Palombino perfected the art and developed what is one of the best pizzas in the world today. With Motorino’s prefect charred crust and flavorful ingredients, […]
Ganso-Shabuway is a shabu-shabu restaurant that has branches in Greenbelt, Alabang Town Center, Power Plant Mall in Rockwell and Shangri-la Plaza Mall. Since their opening in 2011, they have been loved by many. Last year, they increased their non-hotpot menus. A la carte menus for appetizers and rice bowls are now available! Primer introduces the lead role, shabu-shabu, as well as the non-hotpot menus! Meyer Natural Angus Beef (Regular-P595, USDA Choice Angus Beef Sukiyaki Set (P588) Their popular shabu-shabu set, Meyer Natural Angus Beef regular uses Natural Angus Beef from the US. The beef comes from cows that are fed with healthy and natural foods and not with the ones that have additives […]
UPDATED: This restaurant is CLOSED as of December 31, 2018 Photo 1 – An appetizing lunch set A fashionable cafe across the Ayala Museum The Museum Cafe, commonly called M Cafe, can be found right across the Ayala Museum. It’s the Makati crowd’s number 1 go-to place for relaxation and recreation. Every Sunday morning, be intoxicated with the sound of pleasant jazz music while having a nice chat over brunch with your closest friends. This is a nice place to hang out if you want to escape the usual summer heat in Manila. You can try their refreshing drinks because they’re so good. ● Perfect for: brunch date with friends […]
Fall in love with the French-inspired bakery shop Bizu Patisserie. Bizu came from the French word bisous which means “kiss.” Kissing is a sign of affection and love for someone and just like Bizu Patisserie, all the pastries and treats are made with love, care and creativity. All Filipino chefs were trained to make the finest French pastries and European bread that can be enjoyed by Filipinos. (Photo 1) Nirvana – mini size: P185 / full size: P765 (Photo 2) Chocolate truffles *1 pc: P48 * Bizu Truffle box 4 pieces : P255 * Bizu Truffle box 6 pieces : P355 * Bizu Truffle box 12 pieces : P655 * […]
Managed by the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Sinfully by Makati Shangr-la is an exquisite bakery shop that offers sinful chocolates, pastries, bakeries and other indulgence, all sparkling with beauty lusciously. You can try the small, sweet and colorful Macaroons (P55/piece). You can choose from flavors like ube, pistachio, raspberry, caramel, and passion fruit and many more. They also offer bread like the almond croissant (P105). They also customize cakes as requested. (1) 28 types of chocolate treats (P60-P100 per piece) (2) Crystal tart & Desire (P240)
If you are looking for a refreshing dessert after a long meal or a busy day, you might want to try dropping by Pinkberry for a cool yogurt or smoothie. They also offer non-fat yogurt for health-conscious customers. We recommend the original yogurt (photo 1). If you order the large size, you can choose 7 from the 30 different toppings. For medium orders, you can choose 5 different toppings and for small orders, you can choose 3 different toppings. Among these toppings include fruits such as oranges, strawberries, corn flakes and nuts. (1) The Original Yogurt (P265 – Large) (2) Toppings of your choice
Patisserie Caroline is a one-stop bakery shop. It is a booth standing along the passage center, minutes away from Jollibee in Greenbelt 1. They offer cakes and pastries at an affordable price. They are open from Wednesdays to Fridays. You can try the famous leche flan cake, a cake that you will never forget due to its uniqueness. The sweetness of this cake is perfect for all occasions. We also want to introduce you to the Hokkaido cheesecake, a moist fluffy souffle-type of cake. (1) Hokkaido Cheesecake (P120/4) (2) Yummy delicious treats at a reasonable price
Café Breton is always filled with Filipinos and foreigners day and night. It’s one of the most popular shops in Greenbelt due to its cute and cozy ambiance. It is a French café and is home of amazing crepes and galette, a flat, round pastry popular Brittany, France. Some of the menu items are in French. If you have a hard time choosing what to order, you can always ask assistance for their friendly staff. They allow you to explore your creavity by creating your own version of crepes or galettes. It starts at P50 then you can add your votre choix d’ingredients, the fillings of your choice. Enjoy dinner […]
TWG Tea Salon is indeed every tea lovers haven with its world-class tea selections. This finest luxury tea brand in the world has been providing people with over hundreds of teas tried and tested by tea tasters who traveled across the globe to provide just what is best. Here in Greenbelt 5, they provide you not just exquisite teas but also a tea salon for you to enjoy your drink with a meal or a dessert.
(1) The Bistro Angus Beef Burger (P580) (2) Valrhona Chocolate Tart (P290) A well-known restaurant of modern European cuisines in Makati, Sala Bistro is a great place for a dinner date with your loved one. This is not only because of its romantic and classy interior but also because of its delightful meals. We urge that you try The Bistro Angus Beef Burger (Photo 1). This juicy 3-centimetre thick, juicy patty is enough to satisfy your taste buds. Also, don’t forget to order the Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream for dessert. It’s perfectly done and has the right amount of sweetness.
The original menu, plus, the bold arrangement in its dishes is something that Damaso is proud of. Its entire menu is full of originality and it is said that its menu is inspired by ‘Noli Me Tangere,’ a famous book that is written by the Philippines’ national hero, Jose Rizal. Placido Penitente (photo 1) is a risotto using Northern Luzon’s exquisite brown rice, topped with white fish and baked squid. Customers usually add a hint of lemon to it for a refreshing taste, Smoked BBQ Mango Pork (photo 2) is Damaso’s recommended menu. It is grilled pork that is suited with fried garlic rice, spinach, and nuts.
Sugi is a popular, authentic Japanese restaurant located in Greenbelt 2 in Makati. Having been in business for 25 years, Sugi is actually one of the pioneers of Japanese restaurants in the Philippines! This restaurant offers unique Japanese cuisine that still protects the taste of traditional Japanese food even though Sugi has created menus with a twist. Sugi has a calm ambiance and a spacious area where customers can enjoy big gatherings. This restaurant also has a sushi counter, a dining area and tatami and private rooms. *** Here is the suggested menu: Four Seasons Juice (P100) is a drink that has a sweet and sour flavour which will eventually […]
Kimpura is a traditional Japanese restaurant that has been in the business for 42 years and has set up 2 more stores in Metro Manila. Its branch in Greenhills is on its 25th year already. Classic Japanese Sukiyaki (PHP680) Nigiri Sushi (PHP675) A skilled Japanese chef visits the restaurant every day in order to maintain the quality of the dishes. To make the ambiance more Japanese, customers are greeted by waitresses dressed in kimono. The restaurant’s interior is very spacious and its sushi and tempura counters have 10 seats each. To meet the various needs of the customers in terms of space, Kimpura has 8 teppanyaki tables and 6 private […]
If you are looking for a place where you could eat affordable Italian cuisine, with a casual setting, why not go to Grappa’s? This restaurant is located on the second floor of Greenbelt 3. Thanks to Grappa’s Filipino staffs, not only customers can enjoy good food, they can also enjoy a hospitable and fun atmosphere. Furthermore, it also has a bar counter where you can enjoy a generous amount of Italian wine. Pizza is this restaurant’s recommended dish, which you can actually witness being prepared by the chef in the open kitchen. Peperonata is a pizza that has cheese, green peppers, salami, etc, and once you eat this pizza, you’ll […]
Italianni already has 8 stores in Metro Manila and the popular branches of it are located in major shopping malls, which are patronized by local Filipinos. This vibrant restaurant serves dishes with great quantity that is perfect for group meals. Pizza and Pasta is Italianni’s main dish, plus, Primer recommends that customers should try out its salad. Italianni uses fruits, which are simply unique and can be found in the Philippines, for its dressing. Mango and pomelo (a kind of citrus fruit) are some of those fruits. In addition, if it’s your or your friend’s birthday, why not celebrate it in here so you could hear a special birthday song […]
Pepato Cibo di M is located in Greenbelt 2. It is a restaurant that has a new, unique Italian style and visited by a lot of western customers. Its name PEPATO means “pepper” and “exciting” in Italian. As its name suggests, Pepato serves food that is always surprising. Papardelle Onion Cream with Red Eggs (P350) is a rich pasta dish with white sauce. What’s more, the saltiness of the red eggs intensifies the taste of the white sauce. The ‘jumbo clam’ called Angel Wings (P395) is just simply grilled and has a moderate salty flavor. Chilean Seabass La Sorpressa (P800), on the other hand, is this restaurant’s recommended main dish. This […]