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With the many new restaurants emerging here and there, there are a handful of Asian fusion restaurants in every city. However, not all can perfectly merge two different cuisines into one beautiful dish.

For those who want to be more adventurous with their meals, we’ve come up with a list of must-try Asian fusion restaurants. If you haven’t tried these yet, you’re missing a lot!

Bistro Charlemagne – multiple branches

Owned by chef Charlemagne Lim, Bistro Charlemagne offers a Eurasian (mixture of European and Asian flavors) dining experience to its customers. Must-tries include the Crispy Dinuguan Fried Rice, Sisig Fries, Beef Tenderloin Rolls with Cheese, and Blueberry Napoleones for dessert. 

bistro charlemagne crispy sisig sisig fries
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(02) 7914-9082

Your Local – VA Rufino

Since its conception in 2014, Your Local has been known to bring its own signature flair to Asian dishes with the main focus on comfort food. Just recently, they announced their latest addition of weekend brunch fares which puts the spotlight on your classic Filipino favorites with a modern twist!

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106 Esteban St. corner VA Rufino Street G/F, Universal LMS Building, Makati City
(0977) 487 9236

Sunae Asian Cantina – BGC

Unique, inspired, and astonishingly delicious–a melting pot of cultures and flavors across Southeast Asia awaits you at Sunae Asian Cantina.

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2/F One Bonifacio High Street, 5th Avenue corner 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City
(0916) 607 4903 | (0956) 469 2836 | (02) 7746 9046

Nikkei – various branches

Nikkei is the first Peruvian-Japanese Sushi Bar in Manila headed by Argentinian Chef Christian Cejas. “Nikkei” is Peruvian cuisine culturally inspired by the Japanese who started to migrate to Peru in the 19th century and is now becoming the latest food trend in Europe. 

Salmon Thai Ceviche from Nikkei
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Toyo Eatery – Pasong Tamo

Toyo Eatery aims to be your regular go-to place for people who want to experience the essence of Philippine flavors, traditions, and cooking techniques. It pays homage to the “culture of eateries” here in Manila and serves food based on the day’s fresh ingredients. Try out their plant-based tasting menu for an experience like no other!

Yakitori blowtorched from Toyo Eatery
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The Alley at Karrivin, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Makati
(0917) 720-8630

Cafe Voi La – Tagaytay

Cafe Voi La is an Asian-inspired getaway conceptualized by the owner, Ica Sebastian. The place is adorned with Asian art and ornaments, oriental displays, and furniture collected from Ica’s many travels around the world. Cafe Voi La’s menu highlights the best of Asian fusion cuisine

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Iruhin Crosswinds, Tagaytay
(0905) 331-4457

Ninyo Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge – Katipunan

Ninyo is a homey, romantic garden restaurant that serves a fusion of French and Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is known to offer delicious gastronomic food in an intimate and relaxing environment that can be enjoyed by couples, friends, and family.

Ninyo Fusion salad
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66 E Abada St, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
(02) 426-0301

Earth Kitchen – White Plains

Earth Kitchen is a joint project of the Got Heart Foundation and Hizon’s Catering, their mission: health, local, and sustainability. Some of their most talked-about dishes are the Bulgogi Wrap, Fresh Spring Rolls, and Squid Ink Pasta.

Earth Kitchen Beef Kebab
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Lot 10-B-10 White Plains, Katipunan, Quezon City
(02) 577-9138

Cafe Juanita – Kapitolyo

Located in their second home on West Capitol Drive in Kapitolyo Pasig, Cafe Juanita has been a neighborhood favorite. In spite of the restaurant boom in the area, this place continues to pack itself to the brim due to its kitschy details and treats for the eyes thanks to its eclectic and over-the-top Asian-inspired interiors.

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19 West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig
(02) 632-0357

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