December 14, 2023

La Cabrera Manila in Mandaluyong: Serving Fork-Tender Steaks the Argentinian Way

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  • Updated as of October 26, 2023

    While Japan is known for its wagyu (beef) ideal for yakiniku nights, and Korea is popular for grilling the famous samgyeopsal in hot plates all over the Philippines, Argentina also boasts its own top-quality way of cooking meat that is inarguably considered a classic.

    IMAGE from La Cabrera Manila

    This is the Argentinian way of cooking steaks, and we are here to tell you what makes it special and where you can get your steaks the Argentinian-style!

    The Cuisine

    Many consider the Argentinian cuisine an art form. It is not just the type of meat that makes it different. Every detail, from the wood used, down to the temperature of the open-fire grill are some of the things to consider when smoking meats the Argentinian way.

    One of the most famous cooking techniques is called the Asado. It uses wood that lends a smoky, savory flavor to meats that are cooked slowly on parillas or open-fire grill. This makes the grilled meat fork-tender with a melt-in-the-mouth goodness unlike any other.

    IMAGE from La Cabrera Manila

    While it is best to eat Argentine steaks only with salt to enhance its natural and savory flavors, the Argentinians add a chimichurri puree to the side to complement the smoked meat. The chimichurri puree is usually made with a combination of chopped garlic and onions, fresh parsley, cilantro, oregano, olive oil, lime juice, seasoned with salt and red pepper flakes.

    La Cabrera Manila

    Craving for Argentine steaks? Fortunately, you won’t have to wonder how it tastes like as La Cabrera Manila at 6750 Makati and EDSA Shangri-La, Manila offer USDA Prime Beef cooked the Argentine-style!

    La Cabrera Manila at EDSA Shangri-La / IMAGE from La Cabrera Manila’s Facebook page

    La Cabrera Manila is popular for bagging several recognitions throughout the years. Among these, La Cabrera Manila ranked 17th in Latin America’s Best Restaurants in 2014. The restaurant has also been recognized by Tatler Dining as one of the 9 Best Steak Houses in the Tatler Dining Guide in 2022.

    With its sophisticated dining set-up as well as its hearty steak offerings, no wonder La Cabrera Manila is beloved by many for its commitment to giving its guests the best dining experience.

    La Cabrera Manila at EDSA Shangri-La / IMAGE from La Cabrera Manila’s Facebook page

    The restaurant is primarily known to serve hearty and tasty cuts of steak like the Cuadril or Coulotte (Php 3,345/500g.), Premium Entraña or Skirt (Php 3,690/500g.), and Ojo de Bife or Rib Eye (Php 3,132/500g.).

    Ojo de Bife (Php 3,132/500g.) / IMAGE from La Cabrera Manila

    However, while it is famous for its mouthwatering steak cuts, La Cabrera is also popular for its bocadillos including sandwiches, hamburgers, and sliders as well as the empanadas, packed with prime beef, spices, before it is folded into its homemade dough.

    Sliders or Mini Burgers (Php 495) / IMAGE from La Cabrera Manila

    Empanada Minced Beef Pastry (Php 250/2 pcs.) / La Cabrera Manila

    For premium Argentine steaks grilled to perfection, head on to La Cabrera Manila, located at 6750 Ayala Ave., Makati City and at EDSA Shangri-La Manila, Mandaluyong City. For inquiries, you may call them at 0905-290-0703 or message them on their Facebook page, La Cabrera Manila.


    Featured image from La Cabrera Manila

    General Information

  • 1 Garden Way, EDSA Shangri-La Manila, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
  • 0905-290-0703
  • 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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  • 6750, Ayala Avenue, Makati City
  • 0905-290-0703
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