February 21, 2024

RM-16 Pub and Bar in Pasig: The Secret Bar Behind a Vending Machine

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  • Have you ever been to a secret bar? Discovering one is akin to unearthing a treasure, where each unmarked door or hidden entrance conceals excitement and surprises. These covert establishments provide a sense of exclusivity and adventure, making patrons feel like they’re part of an elite circle privy to a well-kept secret. In Pasig, RM-16 is regarded as one of Kapitolyo’s most popular “secret” bars, perfectly capturing this vibe, making it a must-visit place for those who seek the magic of discovery in their nightlife experience.

    Inconspicuously located behind a “soda vending machine,” RM-16 has this laid-back atmosphere that distinguishes it from the typical bars in the Metro. Here, you’ll find an ambiance that’s nostalgically relaxing, where old-school tunes create the perfect backdrop for cherished reunions and reminiscences among friends.

    IMAGE from RM-16 Facebook page

    RM-16 is known for their impressive collection of spirits, beer, and signature cocktails that provide a fun and memorable drinking experience. If you don’t know what to grab, try their Peruvian Sour which combine white rum and Cachaca with the zestiness of passion fruit and lime, balanced with a touch of bitters. This cocktail is a refreshing and invigorating choice for those seeking a fruity and zingy drink reminiscent of those found in Latin American.

    Peruvian Sour / IMAGE from RM-16 Facebook page

    The Coquito, on the other hand, is a creamy delight, featuring a blend of dark rum, milk, and a delightful mix of chocolate and vanilla ice cream. It’s a decadent dessert cocktail that offers a sweet and indulgent contrast to the bar’s savory bar chow.

    Coquito / IMAGE from RM-16 Facebook page

    Speaking of the devil, RM-16’s bar chow perfectly complements your drink of choice. Try their truffle fries: rispy, golden fries generously drizzled with aromatic truffle oil and sprinkled with cheese that create a wonderful combination of textures and flavors.

    Truffle Fries / IMAGE from RM-16 Facebook page

    For those who crave savory eats, RM-16’s skewers are a must-try. These delectable skewers feature a medley of grilled meats and vegetables perfectly seasoned, smokey, and served on bbq sticks.

    Skewers / IMAGE from RM-16 Facebook page

    This hidden bar offers a refreshing departure from the crowded and theme-driven bars found elsewhere in Metro Manila. It’s the perfect destination for a relaxed and fun night out with friends, where you can unwind, enjoy exceptional cocktails, and relish in the chill, inviting atmosphere. Oh, before we forget… If you’re wondering how to find this secret spot, look out for the big red vending machine that serves as the entrance and ask Tittos’ staff for the password for entry!

    IMAGE from RM-16 Facebook page

    General Information

  • 16 East Capitol Drive, Pasig
  • 02 8535 9212
  • 0917-812-2243
  • 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Wed-Sat)
  • Sunday-Tuesday
  • TheRM16/
  • the_rm16/
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