Bar Pintxos Tapas y Mas – Salcedo Village, Makati
Missing Spain and all its food and bars? Bar Pintxos Tapas y Mas in Salcedo Village, Makati, a tapas pintxos bar, will surely remind you of Spain. It offers authentic Spanish flavors in its dishes as well as beers for fun nights with friends and co-workers.
IMAGE from Bar Pintxos Facebook page
Pintxos are small snacks typically eaten with liquor which is traditional in Spain. The owner Miguel Vecin, grew up in Barcelona, Spain and developed the menu for Bar Pintxos.
Bar Pintxos has branches in Alabang, BGC, Cebu, Salcedo Village, Greenbelt 5, and Rockwell.
The seating in the restaurant is perfect for families and groups of friends.
This branch in Salcedo Village is popular for its wide range of liquor such as Spanish and local beers, as well as recommended house wines and other international liquors. Complementing this is its selection of excellent pintxos and tapas.
The recommended pintxos at Bar Pintxos are the Jamon-Allioli, Chorizo y Huevos, and Gildas which all use fresh imported meats, making them very delectable and flavorful.
Chorizo y Huevos includes a quail egg which makes the pintxos so delicious!
Its Salmon pintxos is made flavorful with goat cheese, truffle honey, and caviar. A must is the Butifarra which has Catalan sausage, allioli, and homemade salsa.
Finally, try the Regatta with seared goats cheese, tomato jam, and Jamon made to look like a boat ready to race.
From clockwise far left: Salmon, Chorizo y Huevos, Regatta, Jamon-Allioli), Butifarra, and olives with Gildas
Meanwhile, tapas in English means savories or finger foods and in Bar Pintxos, bestsellers include the Calamares a la Plancha made of seared baby squid, tastes very delicious and well-seasoned.
The Calamares a la Plancha
The Croquetas de Jamon has bechamel and the Jamon Serrano is served with cream sauce making it a favorite at the restaurant as well. The restaurant makes sure to keep the flavor true to its source which both local and foreign customers appreciate.
Croquetas de Jamon is soft, dense, and delicious
Bar Pintxos also accepts reservations and private functions such as anniversaries, tasting events, or meetings at their place. When given enough time and an ample budget, they can also whip up a special dinner!