Satisfy Your Cravings with These 9 All-Time Favorite Restaurants in Metro Manila

Words by Paul Adrian Galo

Somedays, we have trouble deciding what to eat. Thankfully, with delivery services like GrabFood, the decision becomes 10x easier! With the variety of choices available, you can satisfy your hunger anytime you want to without needing to go out of the house. Here are some of our all-time favorite restaurants around Metro Manila you can count on to fill up your stomach.

Farinas Ilocos Empanada

When you want to try Ilokano specialties, Farinas Ilocos Empanada’s got a ton of dishes to help satiate your craving! From the famous Ilocos Empanada to the comforting Ilocos Miki, you’ll definitely enjoy the authentic flavors of this province in the comfort of your home.

Uncle Moe’s Shawarma Hub

Uncle Moe’s Shawarma Hub offers a wide range of mouthwatering Middle Eastern snacks such as kebabs, pita bread, and its star dish: the shawarma! They’re all pretty affordable too.

Mary Grace Café

Mary Grace Café lets you experience the comforting taste of home with their variety of baked goods, desserts, and meals that all taste like something your mom made just for you. Their best-selling Ensaymada is worth a try, as well as its different pasta, cakes, pizzas, and more.


Experience authentic Japanese cuisine with Omakase! This restaurant offers all-time favorite meals like sushi, tempura, and donburi. Definitely a great choice when you want to splurge a little!

Pancake House


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Whenever we think of pancakes and waffles, the first thing that almost always pops into our head first is Pancake House — and with good reason! Their pancakes are simply so delicious that we can’t help but crave them from time to time. Of course, not to be missed either are its Best Tacos in Town, Classic Pan Chicken, and Spaghetti with Meat Sauce!

Dolor’s Kakanin


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Craving some classic Pinoy merienda? Pitsi-Pitsi, palitao, puto, kutsinta, suman, and so much more are available at Dolor’s Kakanin!

For a very affordable price, Dolor’s Kakanin lets you indulge in these beloved snacks — all made with love.

De Original Jamaican Pattie Shop


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De Original Jamaican Pattie Shop sells its famous Jamaican pattie! Flaky on the outside and filled with deliciousness on the inside, this must-try snack is packed with authentic Caribbean flavors.

Mr. Fried Noodles Express

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Mr. Fried Noodle Express is your go-to snack shop for classic Asian food such as siomai, bulgogi, and fried noodles at an affordable price! They’re also open 24/7 so you can have it as your midnight snack when you can’t wait ’til the morning.

Tex Mex Kitchen

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Burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, oh my! These, plus plenty of other healthy and delectable Tex Mex specialties, are available at Tex Mex Kitchen! Made with the freshest and highest quality of ingredients, all its dishes are so good that you’ll keep wanting more.

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