Top 8 restaurants for gourmets in Philippines

Are you a gourmet? Do you really love delicacies? Are you a huge fan of experiencing memorable dining experiences with sophisticated and creative cuisine and breathing in a unique atmosphere? Are you planning to spend your holidays to the Philippines?

If the answers to all the questions are “yes”, and you are interested in booking your flight offer to the Philippines with us, please continue reading because this article is written specifically for you.

We have prepared a list of 8 awesome and highly recommended restaurants to die for in several places of the Philippines.

Take good notes because the experience will really be worth it.

1. Vieux Chalet

Located on the forested hill in Antipolo – Manila, the View Chalet is a Swiss-style house-turned-restaurant that serves an awesome European cuisine. The house is personally and creatively designed by the family that owns the Vieux Chalet, and it offers extra services like spa, sauna and space to practice yoga or taichi.

But, honestly, the best part is the food: home maderoesti, raclette, pate de foie, tomato sauces, cheeses, with ingredients organically grown and made from scratch.

2. Isla Naburot resort

Situated in a private, unspoiled, rustic and secluded resort in Guimaras, Isla Naburot resort is famous for its gourmet cuisines. Be in heaven tasting the traditional Filipino delicacies such as coconut soup with Malunggay leaves and deep-sea prawns with sauteed vegetables, prepared using slow techniques and natural fire oven.

3. Mateo’s Restaurant

Spaniard Mateo del Castillo was the founder of this highly recommended Spanish inspired Filipino fusion cuisine restaurant, today leaded by their family. Located in Quezoy City – Metro Manila, Mateo’s restaurant is a perfect place to enjoy the most genuine Spanish paella, a delicious crispy bagnet sisig, an amazing sisig pasta or the lovely texture of homemade caramel cakes.

4. Antojos

Take your tablet to view the delicious Menu of Antojos Manila, serving a medley of fused Filipino Dishes and traditional food. An amazing TortangTalong, a Parmesan Crusted Dory, or a chocolate binagoongan are just an example of the large variety of the high quality dishes that this restaurant located in San Juan de Banawe offers.

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5. Salos

Generous, sumptuous, affordable and authentic Filipinos cuisine in Fort Strip, Taguig. What makes this restaurant truly Filipinos is the unlimited rice feature of their quick and easy rice bowls.

6. La cocina de Tita Moning

Awarded with the certificate of excellence by Tripadvisor, La Cocina de la TitaMoning, known for its gorgeous Filipino dishes with a Spanish touch, is a restaurant that should be in your favorite’s restaurants list.

Located in a Mansion in Saint Miguel District of Manila and furnished with early 20th century antiques and furniture, this wonder of the gastronomy offers a large variety of dishes like Gazpacho, Ossobuco and slow-roast pork with vegetables and drinks freshly picked from the Garden.

7. The Victorino’s

Situated in Quezon City – Metro Manila, the Victorino’s is a fine dining restaurant specialized in authentic Ilocano – Filipino dishes, with old fashioned Filipino Home interiors. Highly recommended for couples and families searching for dining experiences. Don’t forget to try the specialtieshalo-halo or Poqui-Poqui.

8. Antonio’s Restaurant

Antonio’s restaurant offers high quality and fresh ingredients taken from their own farm with creativity, delicacies, passion and a romantic atmosphere. It is recommended for dinner, lunch or breakfast. Try an arugula salad with pan-seared foie gras or a Chateaubriand steak. It is all you need to have an unforgettable dining experience in this restaurant specialized in Philippine Food.



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