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Craving for some mouthwatering dishes within the vicinity of Benilde? Don’t miss out these handpicked food places that will surely satisfy your cravings.
Anyone up for Korean cuisine? Head over to Samgyupsalamat located in Leon Ginto St. and bring your barkada with you for a fun-filled eating experience.
Opening hours: 10 AM – 11 PM | For more inquiries: Call (0915) 725-4034
Price range: Php 240-330 per head for ala carte depending on the choice of meat | Php 430 per head for an unlimited samgyeopsal experience
This small owned business located beside CSB Taft Campus and in front of St. Scho Manila is a huge hit for Benildeans. It has a nautical theme that serves the tastiest chicken wings in town which comes in two flavors: Garlic Parma and Sweet Chili. Plastic gloves are used as replacements for utensils. Their tropical juice is not only visually enticing but also really really flavorful. A very affordable and worthy place to eat indeed.
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM | For more inquiries: Call (0917) 566-0705
Price range: Starts at Php 69 to 110
3. Lazy Bastard
Looking for an Instagram worthy post? Lazy Bastard is the right place to take aesthetically pleasing shots especially with their eye-catching neon sign “Long Live Bacon”. If you’re in a mood for burgers, hotdogs, bacon, totchos, and more, go ahead and give this hotdog joint a try! It’s located at the 2F of Archer’s Nook.
Opening hours: 9 AM – 2 AM | For more inquiries: Call (02) 244-4403
Price range: Php 150-220 for Burgers | Php 160-220 for Hotdogs | Php 100 & 220 for the sides
2. Table Taft
Step away from stress and give yourself a break by going to this fun hangout place with friends located at the 2F of University Mall. Enjoy a variety of delicious meals while playing with different boardgames. It’s a 2-in-1 treat! You get to leave with a full stomach and have a wonderful time.
Opening hours: 11 AM – 9 PM | For more inquiries: Call (0917 ) 498 8353
Price range: Php 50-240 for Appetizers | Php 150 & 175 for Sandwiches | Php 150-160 for Pastas | Php 150-150 for Rice Bowls | Php 50-80 for Desserts | Php 35-165 for drinks
1. Dairy Depot
Head to this scrumptious place to get desserts that will surely leave you craving more once you have your first taste on it. With a reasonable price, you can finally enjoy a freshly baked cookie topped with an ice cream of your choice. There are also a variety of cute stationaries to choose from.
Opening hours: 10 AM – 11 PM
Price range: Php 79 for Skillet Cookie Meltdown | Php 99 for Churro Ice Cream Sandwich | Php 109 for Whimsy Waffles
Have you tried any of these places yet? What other good food places around Benilde can you recommend? Let us know in the comments! And you’re from around Taft, also check out this list: DLSUlit: 4 Cheap Places to Eat Around De La Salle Taft