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If a good seafood fix is what you need and what you’re looking for, you’ll have no better experience anywhere else other than in a dampa or “paluto” restaurant.

Not only do you get to enjoy a delicious feast of various seafood dishes, but all the fun lies in shopping and choosing the freshest seafood in the palengke or wet market yourself.

Once you’ve haggled your way through all the seafood stalls, the tricky part now is selecting your chosen restaurant. And while you’re presented with a multitude of options, we’ve narrowed it down to the 5 best paluto or dampa restaurants in Seaside Market in Macapagal.

Huey Ying

Trying to get your hands on the best tempura? Head to Huey Ying at Seaside Market in Macapagal. While many foodies alike will agree that they have the best tempura in the whole of Manila, they were also once featured in Chef JP Anglo’s vlog titled: “After 2 years we finally got to go to our favorite tempura place in Manila!”

huey ying dampa tempura
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Unit 6 Lot 5A , Seaside Market Diosdado Macapagal Blvd, Manila
02 8556 4541

Royal Kitchen

Royal Kitchen houses a wide selection of fresh seafood dishes. From cheese oysters to tempura and salted egg crab, you’re sure to get your seafood fix. A plus, they’re known to offer good service and have a bunch of attentive waitstaff.

royal kitchen salted egg prawn and crabs
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0917 319 3226

Aling Tonya’s

Aling Tonya’s, said to be one of the pioneers of the “paluto” service, is known for their sweet, salty, and tangy Adobong Pusit. They focus more on Filipino-style ihaw and cooking compared to its neighboring Chinese restaurants.

aling tonyas seafood adobong pusit

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Bldg 2 L05 Dampa Seaside, Macapagal Boulevard, Pasay City

Hong Kong Mastercook

If Hong Kong or Chinese-style cooking is what you’re looking for then your best bet at Seaside Market is Hong Kong Mastercook. A crowd-favorite on their menu includes the Chili Garlic Crab and Lemon Garlic Prawns.

hong kong mastercook singaporean chili crab
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0917 304 6284

J Squared

Formerly and best known as “G Squared“, J Squared Palutuan is best known for their Buttered Garlic dishes. Aside from that, you can also experience a bilao or boodle-style way of eating here.

j squared g squared bilao
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0995 274 2978

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