April 03, 2024

Lorenzo’s Way in Makati: Serving a Legacy of Filipino and Spanish Dishes

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  • If you are looking for a restaurant where you can delightfully savor exceptional Filipino and Spanish dishes, Lorenzo’s Way is the place to be!

    Spanish Garlic Chicken / IMAGE from LJC Group of Restaurants

    Lorenzo’s Way, with branches in Greenbelt 5 in Makati and Bonifacio High Street Central in BGC, is one of the restaurants under the LJC Group. This was established by journalist-turned-restaurateur Larry J. Cruz, together with the other LJC Group restaurants are Abe, Bistro Remedios, Cafe Adriatico, Fely J’s Kitchen, Abe’s Farm, and more.

    Lorenzo’s Way in Greenbelt 5 / IMAGE from LJC Group of Restaurants

    Lorenzo’s Way, Greenbelt 5 Branch / IMAGE from LJC Group of Restaurants

    In a nutshell, this restaurant is an ode to Larry’s legacy of good food and great service by offering a curated menu consisting of dishes that Larry himself conceptualized. It also includes diners’ favorite dishes from other LJC Group restaurants.

    Lorenzo’s Way in Bonifacio High Street Central, BGC / IMAGE from Lorenzo’s Way

    Lorenzo’s Way, BGC Branch / IMAGE from LJC Group of Restaurants

    It is known to serve familiar Filipino and European dishes such as Spanish Garlic Chicken, Costillas de Ternera, and different varieties of Paella among many others. You’ll also be surprised that their dishes come at reasonable prices, so you don’t need to fret over your budget!

    One of their must-try dishes is the ever classic Paella Valencia. Known as a popular dish from Mil Novencios in the 1900s, this platter of seafood and meat goodness is done in a Spanish way. As a part of LJC brand, Paella Valencia is served with Spanish-themed dishes.

    Paella Valenciana / IMAGE from Lorenzo’s Way

    Other choices for Paella are Paella Marinara with assorted seafood and vegetables, and Paella Negra in squid ink.

    Paella Negra / IMAGE from LJC Group of Restaurants

    In the crab corner, you must bring yourself to taste their Salted Egg Fried Alimango is a sinfully rich fried crab covered in salted egg and garlic sauce.

    Salted Egg Fried Alimango / IMAGE from Lorenzo’s Way

    For noodles, they have the Pancit Sotanghon sa Baby Pusit. This dish is a mung bean noodle sauteed with fresh baby squid and its ink.

    Pancit Sotanghon sa Baby Pusit / IMAGE from Lorenzo’s Way

    Finally, ending your meal at Lorenzo’s Way should be Larry’s favorite dessert—the Baklava. This Mediterranean-style sweet filo pastry is filled with walnuts and pistachios and is served with a scoop or two of creamy vanilla ice cream.

    Baklava / IMAGE from Lorenzo’s Way

    Other than Baklava, Claude’s Dream is hailed as one of the most popular desserts in LJC restaurants that one should also taste.

    To truly experience a satisfying Filipino-European cuisine at any time of the day, visit Lorenzo’s Way and help yourself with their fine dishes that will surely soothe your hunger for something classic and savory.


    This first appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese Magazine March 2020 and English Magazine April 2020 issues. 

    General Information

  • Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Makati City
  • 02-7729-0047 / 02-7729-0013
  • 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday to Saturday)
  • www.ljcrestaurants.com.ph/restaurants/lorenzos-way
  • LorenzosWayPH
  • lorenzoswayph
  • C2 Upper Ground, 7th Avenue, Bonifacio High Street Central, BGC, Taguig City
  • 0917-528-4206
  • 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Friday to Saturday)
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