Mexican Belly MNL: 7 Reasons It’s The Next Big Thing in Maginhawa


Got your attention didn’t I? Now, let me tell you a few things about the next big thing in Maginhawa: Mexican Belly MNL. Mexican Belly MNL is the newest food spot in Maginhawa, and here are 7 reasons I believe it is the next big thing.

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7. It’s the newest addition to the Maginhawa foodie legacy.

Mexican Belly MNL is one of the few great Mexican places you can visit in Maginhawa. They just opened this year in April, but they are already making quite a name for themselves.

MEXICAN_BELLYTaste the best of Mexican cuisine.

6. The food is authentic Mexican cuisine.

The owners of Mexican Belly MNL prepare the food themselves. One of the owners is from a Spanish family, and the food they serve come from original family recipes.  It’s like flying off to Mexico for lunch.

MEXICAN_BELLYNachos (Php 185)

5. Everything is fresh.

The owners shared that they go to the market every day to shop for fresh ingredients. Plus, they prepare the food on the spot. No reheated tacos in Mexican Belly MNL! Everything is fresh off the pan (or grill). And believe me, it makes all the difference.

MEXICAN_BELLYTacos (Php 120)

4. They have a wide range of Mexican dishes on their menu.

Mexican Belly MNL isn’t just about the tacos and nachos. They also serve great rice meals that will surely satisfy your Mexican-food cravings.

Some of these are the Arroz Ala Cubana (Php 175) and the Salpicado Especial (Php 250).

MEXICAN_BELLYTheir house blend iced tea is the perfect pair for their tasty dishes.

3. Their house blend iced tea is amazing.

Even their iced tea is an original recipe, and I will describe it with just one word: AMAZING. It’s so refreshing, and we really couldn’t get enough of it.

Flautas (Php 75)

2. It is authentic Mexican cuisine at an affordable price!

Since their target market is the student population, their food is so affordable. There’s none of that overpriced nachos and thin quesadillas in Mexican Belly MNL.

They have tacos at Php 120, flautas at Php 75, nachos at Php 185, and quesadillas at Php 115. Their food serving is so generous and delicious! It’s really so sulit!

quesa_wideUnlimited quesadillas.


They regularly serve unlimited quesadillas for only Php 250! Need I say more?

MEXICAN_BELLYMexican Belly MNL is a must-try for any foodie.

I’m sure you’re going to be hooked with this latest food spot in Maginhawa. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get your Mexican-food fix at Mexican Belly MNL.

Mexican Belly MNL

2nd Floor, #80 Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village East, Diliman, Quezon City
Instagram: @mexicanbellymnl

Open Tuesdays-Fridays, 6PM-10PM
Saturdays-Sundays, 2PM-10PM

Interview by Anj Merced

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