It’s good and affordable!
Whether you’re a foodie or not, it comes as no surprise that the bulk of your money goes to food. But when you’ve already spent most of your money just days after payday, it’s time to save a little. Luckily, with these restaurants, you can save without having to compromise quality or quantity.
Kko Kko – Sapphire Bloc
At Kko Kko, sharing is caring and also cheaper. Considered one of the most famous restaurants in Pasig, the dishes on the menu include traditional and contemporary recipes made by Grace Lee and her mom.
If you’re going solo, they do offer Chicken Combo dishes that range from ₱198 – ₱298
Adobo Connection – Wynsum Corporate Plaza
At Adobo Connection, it’s all about affordable prices and the familiar, homey Filipino experience even if you’re sitting in a restaurant in Pasig City.
You can get their adobo meals (+unli kanin) for as low as ₱159.
Dohtonbori – SM Megamall
When you’re in the mood for catching up with alcohol and savory food, Dohtonbori is one of those restaurants in Ortigas you may want to go to. It’s cheaper to split a bill with your friends since the food is definitely for sharing too!
If you decide to have some me-time though, you can try their Zaru Soba or Zaru Udon for only ₱220.
Tim Ho Wan – SM Megamall
Known as the most affordable Michelin-star-rated restaurant in Hong Kong, Tim Ho Wan doesn’t stop there. Aside from offering dim sum and pork buns for as low as ₱170, they also offer rice meals that are affordable.
Their rice meal such as Rice with Beef and Fried Egg is only ₱198.
Shi Lin – The Podium
Can’t get enough of fusion restaurants in Pasig? Here’s another one for you! Serving both Chinese and Taiwanese dishes on their well-curated menu, including their famous steamed xiao long bao, Shi Lin doesn’t hesitate to give you good food and service.
Their Noodles with Sesame and Peanut Sauce aren’t only heavy on the stomach but also light on the wallet.
Pho Hoa – Ortigas Park Lane
Health conscious but still want some warm broth and quality meats? Considered one of the affordable restaurants for Vietnamese food, Pho Hoa serves dishes for everybody – from meat lovers to vegetarians.
In fact, you can get most of their rice plates for as low as ₱250.
Shinsen Sushi Bar and Restaurant – The Sapphire Bloc Building
A restaurant in Pasig City that serves food made with fresh ingredients and has an extensive menu featuring sushi, sashimi, Japanese steak, and bento lunch sets, Shinsen’s food is best eaten with friends not only because you get to split the bill but split the big servings of food.
However, if your group doesn’t prefer to eat family style, you can get Salmon Maki for as low as ₱218.
Max’s Restaurant – Ayala Malls the 30th
Known as “The House that Fried Chicken Built”, Max’s restaurant has been serving family-favorite dishes and has always been one of the go-to affordable restaurants of families and big groups.
Individually, you can get half a spring chicken for ₱290.
Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings – SM Megamall
“Kulang nalang kanin”. When it comes to chicken wings, nothing beats the flavor options of Frankie’s New York Buffalo Wings. It’s a cheap restaurant in Pasig that you’ll surely come back to time and again.
You can get 1/2 dozen wings for only ₱239.
Mesa – Ayala Malls The 30th
Home is where the la mesa is. At Mesa, you don’t only have a modern take on Filipino and Asian fusion dishes but also the homey feeling that comes with eating Filipino food. In this restaurant, it’s best that you eat family style!
But if you find yourself too busy to eat with family at the moment, you can avail of their Chicken BBQ in Honey Patis for only ₱230.
Marugame Udon – SM Megamell
Fresh udon and straight-out-of-the-oil sides prepared every day, right in front of you–that’s the specialty of Marugame Udon. Enjoy their variety of noodle dishes, rice bowls, and sides all for an affordable price!
What to order: Pork Tonkatsu (P95) Kake Udon (P120), Curry Rice (P200)
Hawker Chan – SM Megamall
Hawker Chan is known for serving the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred meal. The franchise from Singapore was brought here by the Foodee Global Concepts group (of Todd English, Pound, llaollao, and FOO’D by Davide Oldani).
What to order: Wonton Soup (P109), Soya Sauce Chicken Rice (Php 168)