March 12, 2024

La Picara Manila in BGC: Home to Authentic Spanish Tapas, Paellas, and More

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  • A fiesta of Spanish flavors is celebrated in Manila as La Picara in Bonifacio Global City serves a modern menu of vegetarian and gluten-free tapas, fresh and cheeky veggies, thug paellas, savory meat and seafood dishes, and delectable desserts that are sure to transport you straight to the streets of España!

    IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    Latin music welcomes you at La Picara as the Spanish restaurant reflects the vibrant and lively ambiance of a tropical paradise. Located at the 2nd floor of One Bonifacio Highstreet Mall, La Picara keeps its exteriors true to its tropical-themed concept, creating an enticing and visually captivating dining destination.

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    Once inside, you’ll notice that La Picara is adorned with lush greenery, wood, and other elements reminiscent of a paradise getaway, transporting its guests to a world of relaxation and indulgence, creating a harmonious fusion of natural and earthy tones that make it both sophisticated and inviting!

    IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    La Picara also keeps a fun vibe as they use Swanky Animal Plates to serve their everyday dishes, including their selection of croquetas!

    Swanky Animal Plates / IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    You may choose from a variety of crunchy and creamy croquetas, including the Kimchi, Jamon, Oxtail, and Adobo Croquetas that range from Php 340 to Php 380.

    IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    From their tapas menu, a flash grilled sous vide Pulpo or octopus is also available, served with potato foam and pimenton, known for its distinct smoky flavor profile that elevates any dish.

    Pulpo / IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    Of course, what’s a Spanish gastronomic adventure without our favorite paellas? La Picara serves a variety of paellas from vegetarian to seafood paellas like the Truffle and Mushroom Paella topped with burrata cheese or the Chili Crab Paella, loaded with fresh seafood and soft-shell crab tempura!

    Truffle and Mushroom Paella / IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    Chili Crab Paella / IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    Don’t forget to save some room for dessert as La Picara keeps a small collection of sweet treats that you will surely love, including La Picara’s version of Arroz Con Leche which directly translates to “rice with milk”.

    Topped with slices of fresh, ripe mango and strudel, La Picara’s Arroz Con Leche is a comforting, almost nostalgic Spanish dessert, perfect to cap off your food adventure in BGC!

    Arroz Con Leche / IMAGE from La Picara’s Facebook page

    So, if you want something that tastes familiar but offers a fresh and exciting twist, head on to La Picara to experience an exciting culinary adventure that highlights the best of Spanish flavors!

    Featured images from La Picara Manila’s Facebook page

    General Information

  • 2nd Floor, One Bonifacio Highstreet Mall, 5th Avenue corner 28th Street, BGC, Taguig City
  • 0927-172-4480
  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
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