13 Spots for Must-Try Crispy Pata in Metro Manila

Crispy pata is one of the many sinful indulgences we Filipinos have when it comes to food. It’s simply deep-fried pig knuckles served with soy sauce and vinegar. But as simple as the dish may be, it’s not always that a certain crispy pata dish can change your life. There are a lot of factors for great crispy pata: the flavor, the crispiness of the skin, and the tenderness of the meat. Sometimes, it can be hit or miss when it comes to the many restaurants and food spots that offer this delicious dish.

Well, you don’t have to task yourself with the tedious work of finding the crispy pata worth trying in Metro Manila. We asked the #WIMSquad about their favorite restaurants that offer crispy pata and here are their picks:

PS. This list is not in any order.

13. Jamicos Restaurant

Gen. Luna Street, Concepcion, Malabon City


12. Tito Pak’s

branches in Makati City and Muntinlupa


11. Lolo’s Crispy Pata & Sisig

31 Holy Spirit Drive, Holy Spirit, Quezon City


10. The Strand Cafe

161 H.V. Dela Costa st. Salcedo Village, Makati

9. Ana Lisa’s Take Home Crispy

branches in Quezon City


8. Choobi Choobi

102 Panay Ave.,cor Sct Borromeo, South Triangle Quezon City

7. Fely J’s Kitchen

branches in Greenbelt 5 and Uptown Place Mall


6. BeerBoy Restopub

JT Centrale, Fugoso St., Sta. Cruz, Manila


5. Rackuz

12, Fifth Camarilla Street, Cubao, Quezon City

4. Gerry’s Grill

various locations nationwide


3. Aling Nene Tumba Tumba

823, General Kalentong Street, Mandaluyong

2. Tipsy Pig

Forbestown Rd., Burgos Circle, BGC, Taguig City


1. Livestock

branches in BGC, Quezon City, and Eastwood


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