Ala-bang may gusto sa Alabang? – South peeps to North peeps

Friends who don’t travel to the south aren’t friends at all . . . just kidding, half kidding . . . but seriously, a quick trip to Alabang isn’t that bad?

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If you don’t believe us, check out this list we’ve curated of the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Alabang for this month. There are definitely more good eats but here are some so you can have a clue about what you’re missing out on! Trust us, they’re worth the drive!

10. Phoenix Court – Bellevue

A go-to for Chinese cuisine in Bellevue Alabang, Phoenix Court offers a variety of authentic Chinese dishes such as dim sum, noodles, and rice meals, all made with fresh ingredients. The restaurant has a modern and elegant ambiance, perfect for special occasions or intimate dining.

It’s for celebrations and big gatherings
It’s not for solo diners looking for a quick bite

Recommended Dishes: Peking Duck, Seafood Noodles, Sweet and Sour Pork, Yang Chow Fried Rice

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9. Sobra Cafe – Molito Lifestyle Center

Sobra, as its name suggests, offers plenty of dishes that also offer plenty of flavor, nostalgia, and comfort. They believe in giving everyone the good food that they deserve and in doing that, have expanded from selling their food online to opening their first cafe, Sobra Cafe, in Molito Lifestyle Center in Alabang.

It’s for those who have a big appetite for comfort food and want to get their money’s worth
It’s not for
a romantic date spot for couples

Recommended Dishes: Sobra Burger, Fried Chicken and Waffles, Truffle Pasta

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8. Ramen Yushoken – Molito Lifestyle Center

Serving up authentic ramen based on the recipes of Koji Tashiro – the son of Japan’s Ramen God, Yamihishi Kazuo – Ramen Yushoken’s a go-to ramen place for when you’re in the south and you’re craving some flavorsome broth.

It’s for ramen connoisseurs and those who want to experience champion-based ramen
It’s not for people looking for an everyday ramen fix

Recommended Dishes: Shoyu Ramen, Super Chashu, Gyoza

Ramen Yushoken Ramen
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7. Nara Thai – Molito Lifestyle Center

Voted as Bangkok’s Best Thai Cuisine Place, Nara Thai offers flavorful Thai favorites like shrimp pomelo salad, pad thai, tom yum, and shrimp cakes. What they hope to offer diners is a five-star worthy meal paired with their posh and luxurious interiors.

It’s for those that want to enjoy Thai cuisine with an upscale dining experience
It’s not for those that prefer a casual laidback dining experience of grub Thai food

Recommended Dishes: Green Curry, Pad Thai, Tom Yum Soup

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6. Ippon Yari – Alabang West Parade

Ipponyari prides itself on offering authentic Japanese cuisine prepared by skilled chefs that were individually trained in Japan. You’ll have a variety of items to choose from on their menu and are sure to get the best quality as they use fresh and locally-sourced ingredients only.

It’s for people looking for an alternative to famous Japanese restaurants in the Philippines at a competitive price point
It’s not for
those looking for an intimate and quiet environment

Recommended Dishes: Sushi Platter, Wagyu Beef Teppanyaki, Tempura

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2/F Alabang West Parade, Daang Hari Road, Brgy. Almanza Dos, Las Piñas City
(049) 541 1635

5. Wildflour Cafe + Bakery – Alabang Westgate Center

People who love brunch will definitely enjoy this cafe. Wildflour Cafe + Bakery offers international fare and specialty pastries, known for being the first purveyor of cronuts in Manila.

It’s for those looking to splurge for an upscale casual experience
It’s not for
people on a budget

Recommended Dishes: Kimchi Fried Rice with Steak, Squid Ink Pasta, Adobo Fried Rice, Young Coconut Pie

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4. El Pollo Loco – Alabang Town Center

You won’t find anything like El Pollo Loco’s famous fire-grilled chicken anywhere. Paired with their Spanish rice, tortillas, and freshly made pico de gallo, these simple components make for a perfect well-rounded dish.

It’s for those looking for a tasty meal that punches beyond its price point
It’s not for special occasions and celebrations

Recommended Dishes: Chicken Loco Meal, Chicken Quesadillas, Chicken Burrito

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3. Tim Ho Wan – Alabang Town Center

Tim Ho Wan is a dim sum restaurant that originated in Hong Kong and gained worldwide fame for its affordable yet high-quality dishes. It was founded by Mak Kwai Pui, a former dim sum chef at a three-Michelin-starred restaurant. The restaurant gained its first Michelin star in 2009 and expanded globally. Today, Tim Ho Wan remains a popular destination for dim sum lovers seeking delicious, authentic, and affordable cuisine.

It’s for those who enjoy high-quality dim sums at an affordable price
It’s not for those looking for a fine-dining or luxurious experience

Recommended Dishes: Baked BBQ Pork Buns, Shrimp Dumplings, Dried Hong Kong Wonton Noodles, Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun

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2. Bungalow Cafe & Bakery – Molito Lifestyle Center

Start your day right with Bungalow Cafe’s offerings of heart plates, freshly-baked pastries, delicious drinks, and of course, perfect coffee. They cater to titos and titas of Manila who love a good brunch, a summer-vibe atmosphere, and indulging plates of food.

It’s for those who like brunch and coffee
It’s not for those who want fast food

Recommended Dishes: Squid Ink Seafood Pasta, Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto, Berries and Ricotta Toast

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1. Miyazaki – Molito Lifestyle Center

Since its inception, Miyazaki has established a cult following. It’s not hard to see why when it’s the brainchild of both Chef Kondo-san, the quiet and efficient Japanese executive chef of the restaurant, and Susan Cuenca, owner of another Molito favorite, Un Cuenca. They serve favorites like tempura, gyoza, sashimi, tonkatsu, and more.

It’s for those looking for fresh sushi and sashimi
It’s not for people who are looking for a quick bite

Recommended Dishes: Sushi Boat, Beef Gyudon, Spicy Tuna Maki

Miyazaki Ebi Ten & Ebi Fry Maki
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Molito Lifestyle Mall, Madrigal Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa
(02) 804-8813

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