HEALTHY OPTIONS: 7 Must-visit Vegan Restaurants in Makati That Will Make You a Convert
Makati is known for its reputation as a meat lover’s paradise, so when it comes to vegetarian and vegan food, anyone would think that finding a decent spot to eat no-meat alternatives in this city would be so, so hard. But you’re dead wrong. In fact, plant-based menus are popping up in countless restaurants and there are no signs of slowing down.
So if you’re planning to eat healthier, scroll down to see our top seven favorite food hubs in Makati that serve vegetarian and vegan and dishes that will make you a convert.
Herb tomato pasta/IMAGE from iVegan Restaurant Facebook page
Per iVegan Restaurant’s mantra, there’s nothing better than promoting a better and healthier lifestyle that whipping up tasty and organic plant-based food. Their dining options include American, Vietnamese, Korean and Mediterranean. Try their vegilicous take on breakfast steak and scrambled eggs, Korean rice bowl, and spring sprolls.
You may visit iVegan Restaurant at Upper Basement B&D, 112 LPL Tower Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook or at 0917-1040-490 / (02)-7373-7328.
Vegan tapsilog/IMAGE from Greenery Kitchen Facebook page
If you’re looking for place to get Filipino dishes with a vegan twist, you must visit Greenery Kitchen. This vegan resto whips up amazing Pinoy dishes without the guilt such as plant-based bopis and dinuguan using beans in lieu of pig’s blood aptly named beanuguan. Though their focus is on vegified local favorites, they also serve plant-based international food such as tao pao, pad thai, at korean bbq.
You may visit Greenery Kitchen at 2078 E. Pascua Kasilawan, Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook or at 0917-1754-574.
Cauliflower buffalo wings/IMAGE from Green Bar Facebook page
Green Bar is a deli-style restaurant serving customizable bowls of plant-based munchies of your choice. They also serve vegan wraps, sandwiches, quesadillas, and baked goodies such as donuts. They even offer vegan wine and beer!
You may visit Green Bar at 106 Aguirre street, Legaspi Village, Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook or at 0917-8082-506.
Plant-based sisig/IMAGE from Cosmic Facebook page
Cosmic, a vegan bistro in Poblacion, serves meat-free creations in a cozy place, accentuated by bamboo and wooden fixtures. You should try this place’s healthy take on miso ramen, sisig, and bagnet for an out-of-this-world dining experience. They also sell party platters, just in case you can’t get enough of their offerings.
You may visit Cosmic at 4980 P. Guanzon, Poblacion, Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook or at 0915-3658-758 / 0946-7700-000.
Wabi-Sabi Noodle House and Vegetarian Grocery
IMAGE from Wabi-sabi Noodle House and Vegetarian Grocery Facebook page
As the name suggests, Wabi-sabi Noodle House is a vegetarian noodle restaurant that mainly serves Japanese food. It serves various kinds of ramen and soba, chahan, harumaki (Japanese spring rolls), and okonomigyoza made the vegan way–using mock meats. Wabi-sabi also sells frozen packaged vegetarian products.
You may visit Wabi-sabi Noodle House and Vegetarian Grocery at UG-4 MCS Fernando, Makati Cinema Square, Fernando St. cor Chino Roces Ave. Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook.
Sexy Kitchen by B
Plant-based pizza/IMAGE from Sexy Kitchen by Chef B Facebook page
The Sexy Kitchen by B serves healthier versions of Filipino classics such as liempo inasal, bistek tagalog, and sinigang sa miso as well as no-meat pizzas. It is also the first resto in the Philippines to offer plant-based samgyupsal. To end your meal, you should try its vegan ice cream and wine.
You may visit The Sexy Kitchen by B at Unit 2 and 3, Upper Ground Flr., Makati Central Square, Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook or at 0947-405-2190 / 0917 189 1826.
Corner Tree Cafe
Spinach and mushroom lasagna/IMAGE from Corner Tree Cafe Facebook page
This rustic-looking vegetarian cafe along Jupiter St. gives the ambiance of a coffee shop: cozy, inviting, and intimate. Though the place is quite small, Corner Tree Cafe offers an affordable, diverse, plant-based menu of vegetarian versions of international dishes such as teriyaki bowl, koftas, laksa, panini, kare-kare, and salisbury steak. It even has a special menu for children.
You may visit Corner Tree Cafe at 150 Jupiter St., Bel-Air 1209 Makati. For orders and inquiries, you may contact them on Facebook or at 0906-5586-177 / (02) 8897-0295.