11 Gravy Favorites around Metro Manila (as voted by our #WIMSquad!)

Filipinos have their different ways of eating their gravy. Other than their main purpose of using it as a sauce, more often than not, it’s also used as a viand or even soup. Sometimes, it even gets unlikely pairings such as french fries or chips. As they say, to each his own!

We were able to ask our #WIMsquad their ultimate gravy fixes around the metro, and check out what we found out!

Chicharon with laman dipped in @tomsawyersfriedchicken gravy 😋

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Tom Sawyer’s Old Fashioned Krispy Chicken

Where: Ugong, Pasig City

“Their gravy might be thicker than KFC’s, perfect for when you finish the chicken before the rice. If you can make a visit, their only branch is in Tiendesitas! Worth the trip!” – Paul Bicol

Benefits of being being a tafter 💚🏹🍴#masaRAP

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RAP Steaks and Cakes

Where: 879 Dagonoy St, Malate, Manila, Metro Manila

“DA Best! Kaunti lang nakakaalam na existing ang RapS, and I think they really should try it! Lalo na pag mainit, pa extra sarap! I couldn’t exactly describe because to me, it’s my comfort food.” – Kristin Joyce Go

"Three pc Pan Chicken because two pieces are never enough" 📸: @mmcsalonga

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Pancake House

Where: Pretty much around the metro. Check out their branches here!

“It’s the fatty kind of gravy, and so good!” – Renzo Miguel

“Mas malasa siya, for me.” – Gian Ferrer

“The texture and creaaamy taste is to die for!” – Danah Pascual

“HANDS DOWN. Especially when you add a few drops of Knorr seasoning!” – Bianca Jacinto

Babe’s Steak Wings and More

Where: 2035 Fidel A. Reyes Street Manila, Philippines

“That stuff is ridiculous, and I can’t get enough of it.

Babe’s has been a one-stop shop and a DLSU landmark since its early days formerly known as Accountwings. Babe’s brings affordable, quality meals like nobody else in the area comes even close to within a whisker of what they bring plus with staff who serve you with a smile. They call you by name when you’re a suki and remember your usual orders – it really is not your ordinary food stall, not even close. It takes advantage of the times and being student-owned, the business started with knowing what students want and adapting to the demand. With Menu items like Monster Leg quarter, Half dozen wings, chicken skin (my favourite) and Big Ass steak all at an affordable price and has the same or even better quality than restaurants twice or even thrice the price point. Plus even bottomless iced tea already at 22oz at just 20 pesos! Jeez some deals are just for the ones who dare. Babes really is, one stall that won’t let itself get left behind.” – Ralph Esteban

Gravy yung feeling ng Chicken McDo lunch, no? Kita-kits sa McDo!

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Where: Pretty much around the metro. Check out their branches here!

“Kahit yun lang, solve na! I can drink the gravy alone and it can be a replacement for ketchup for my fries!” – Khaye Torres

BIG day today? #BigBurgerSteak

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Where: Pretty much around the metro. Check out their branches here!

“Ever since I was a kid, lol. KFC gravy is so-so. Because the gravy that they will give you with the chicken (or your order) is different from the “unli gravy” stand.”
– Madelane Selga

“[I like the] mushroom gravy for burger steak!” – Regina Marie M. Peralta

Army Navy

Where:  Pretty much around the metro. Check out their branches here!

“It’s so yummy and authentic. Not all people know that you can refill your gravy there as much as you can!” – Sonya Valino

Kipp’s Chicken

Where: SM City North EDSA, SM Megamall, SM Southmall

“Ewan ko lang kung bagay sa ibang manok. Pero yung talaga favorite ko.”
– Renz Anthony Silvestre

ATM. Mom's blowout! 👍🏼chicken+pizza+clam chowder+cinnamon churro

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Where: BGC, Alabang, Congressional, Aseana-Baclaran, Shaw Boulevard

“It’s like close to homemade gravy; not too salty, not too peppery, and not too watery.”  – Millie Manahan

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World Chicken

Where: Glorietta 4, SM Mall of Asia, Greenbelt 1, TriNoma, RCBC Plaza, SM Megamall, Times Square (Quezon City), Gateway Mall, Greenhills Shopping Center, Pacific Star Building (Makati City)

“I like this gravy cause it’s like an upgraded version of mushroom soup! It doesn’t taste like traditional gravy for me, unlike those only for chicken. For me, I can pair it with a lot of other ulam – that’s why it’s my favorite. It’s not thick, but the hint of spice makes it the perfect blend of soup but still is gravy!” – Maja Reyes


Where: Pretty much around the metro. Check out their branches here!

“Mas malasa yung manok after putting it and kahit wala ng chicken ulamin pero may kanin pang natira, lagyan mo lang ng gravy oks na!”Megan Tan

“KFC gravy is a legend. In the Philippines, KFC will never be the renowned KFC without it’s famous gravy. Masarap na, Unli pa!” – Boaz Palarca

What are your favorite gravies? Let us know in the comments below!

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