Iba talaga ang lutong Pinoy!

The Philippines’ National Independence Day is coming up and there’s no better time to celebrate everything and anything Filipino.

Here at Booky, of course, we shift the focus to food! And though Philippine cuisine is ranked as the 19th best cuisine in the world by TasteAtlas, it will remain #1 in our hearts forever.

In this list, we want you to get the best of all Filipino cuisine has to offer, and what better way than a buffet where you have a variety of dishes to choose from?


Chef Laudico Guevarra’s, by chefs Roland and Jacqueline Laudico, is a 1920s heritage house converted into a restaurant and events place where guests can enjoy an upscale but affordable Filipino buffet dining experience. Be sure to get here early as the line can get pretty long.

Guevarra's Buffet Price: Breakfast P559 Lunch & Dinner  P759
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387 P. Guevarra St. cor. Agnonne St., Addition Hills, San Juan


Taking the whole family out for a celebration? Head over to Cabalen and enjoy Filipino food favorites at an affordable price. You’ll love their Crispy Pata, but be sure to have a taste of their other Pinoy na Pinoy ulams! Enjoy their classic dishes with discount when you use your UnionBank card.

Price: Regular- Weekdays P408, Weekends P508; Cabalen Plus- Weekdays P568, Weekends P588
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Brasserie on 3

Brasserie on 3 is Conrad Manila’s main restaurant with a lovely view of SM Mall of Asia as well as spacious, and relaxing interiors. This Filipino buffet has an extensive menu extensive menu from both Filipino and Western cuisine.

Price: Starts at P2,850 per person for "Sunday Filipino Feast" Dinner
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S Maison, Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard cor Coral Way, Pasay


While Vikings may be a culinary tour around the world its design, with big open spaces fit for big groups and celebrating occasions is definitely Pinoy by design. Enjoy trying different cuisines like Japanese, Korean, American, and of course, Filipino!

Get exclusive discounts when you use your UnionBank card with Booky.

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Cafe Juanita

It’s all about the crazy, over-the-top, and eclectic Asian-inspired interiors! A neighborhood favorite for years, Cafe Juanita is a Filipino buffet known for its interiors and its Filipino menu for lunch available every Sunday.

Price: 888 including service charge.
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19 West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig

La Fiesta

This Filipino buffet serves more than 200 different dishes, native Filipino merienda, and unlimited beer as they listen to live acoustic music or watch a live cultural show. It’s an ideal place to bring a balikbayan relative serving as a warm welcome home.

Price: 728 per adult for Monday to Friday lunches, 
₱938 per adult for Monday to Friday dinners,
₱788 per adult for Saturday lunches, 
₱1,038 per adult for Saturday dinners, 
₱1,038 per adult for Sunday and holiday lunches and dinners.
La Fiesta Largest Filipino Buffet Boodle Fight
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By The Bay Leisure Park, SM Mall Of Asia Seaside, Pasay

Illo’s Home

Gaining popularity as a family restaurant for its buffet spread, this Filipino buffet also serves cuisine from other parts of the world! The interiors are alive with works of art, as you dine in a fancy yet inviting space perfect for big groups and celebrating special occasions.

Price: P1,400++ per head
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Open since 2004, Finio is an eat-and-drink-all-you-can restaurant perfect for balikbayans, serving an array of Asian-Filipino cuisine with a twist. Known for their crispy pata, another go-to station at Finio is their create-your-own-Mongolian-bowl!

Price: Breakfast buffet for P185, Lunch and Dinner buffet for P299
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220 Tomas Morato avenue, 1103 Quezon City

Cafe Sweet Inspirations

Cafe Sweet Inspirations is famous for its Mongolian Rice Bowls, but its breakfast buffets are equally tempting! Enjoy heart plates, complete with free-flowing coffee and drinks, in a warm, homey environment!

Price: P275 for breakfast buffet with free-flowing coffee & drinks on weekends only.
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Kamayan at DADS World Buffet

DADs World Buffet promises premium goodness and premium choices of the cuisines of the world! The DADS/ Saisaki/ Kamayan culinary triumvirate has satisfied hungry bellies for over two decades. With extensive food options featuring Japanese, European, Italian, Chinese, American, and Filipino flavors, this is where families and friends go to feast. 

Price: P958
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