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Makati has always been the go-to place if you want a multicultural experience in the metro. Whether you’re a tourist, an office worker, or a raging college student looking to party the night away, Makati has something for you.

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In particular, Makati is known for its cafes, authentic Japanese cuisine, and fine dining establishments. Find out where to eat at the top 10 most-loved restaurants in Makati!

10. La Latina – Greenbelt 5

One of BGC’s best Mexican restaurants just opened in Greenbelt 5. With delicious tacos and a build your own burrito there are many ways to enjoy your meal. La Latina also serves alcohol like their take on margaritas and the caipirinha con lychee, a traditional Brazillian cocktail!

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G/F, Greenbelt Dr, Greenbelt 5, San Lorenzo, Makati, Metro Manila

9. Ember – Greenbelt 3

Ember, led by Chef Josh Boutwood, embodies a culinary journey without limits. With a philosophy that draws inspiration from diverse cultures, the menu offers exceptional food that knows no bounds when it comes to creativity and cooking techniques.

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Greenbelt 3, Makati
0916 420 1600

8. 12/10 – Rockwell Drive

12/10 is a modern restaurant serving modern Japanese cuisine. You’ll love the moody lighting, the relaxed yet cool atmosphere, and of course, the delicious drinks on their menu! We recommend the Uni Toast, Oysters, Salmon Kushiyaki, and Faux Twix.

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G/F Lopez Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati

7. Mantra Indian Kitchen & Bar – Legaspi Village

Mantra Indian Kitchen & Bar was started by Ranjit Chimni back in 2016 after leaving his job at a BPO company. After six years, he now has two branches and continues to serve bold and beautiful Indian flavors ranging from flatbread, curry, and unique cocktail concoctions. Must-try: Kur Kuri Bhindi

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(0926) 049 9357

6. Your Local – Esteban

Here at Your Local, you can get your fill of Asian favorites that are elevated and reimagined. Bring your family and guests here to impress them with flavorful and vibrant dishes while enjoying the relaxed, casual atmosphere of the place!

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106 Esteban Street corner VA Rufino Street G/F, Universal LMS Building

5. Patchimon Okini – Creekside Building

One of the newer Japanese restaurants in the area. Patchimono Okini serves delicious yet affordable set meals in the comfort of your own cubicle. While we don’t recommend going here in big groups this place is great for when you want to eat alone.

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Amorsolo street, cor V.A. Rufino St, Makati, 1230 Metro Manila

4. Kodawari – Leviste

Kodawari, born during the pandemic, initially operated as a delivery-only store. Now, it has blossomed into a must-try gem in Makati, offering a diverse and delectable menu that showcases its dedication to exceptional Japanese fusion food and service.

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Adamson Centre, 121 L.P. Leviste Street, Makati

2. Metronome – Legaspi Village

Metronome is a modern French restaurant helmed by Chef Miko Calo, where culinary artistry and innovation dance in perfect harmony.

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G/F The Grand Midori Makati, Bolanos St., Legazpi Village, Makati
0917 147 3776

1. Manmaru – Makati Cinema Square

Manmaru Restaurant in Makati Cinema Square offers an extensive Japanese menu, including ramen, sushi, sashimi, and flavorful rice bowls. Known for its affordability, it’s the perfect spot to savor authentic Japanese flavors without breaking the bank.

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G-1 Makati Cinema Square, Fernando St., Pio del Pilar, Makati

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