Where to eat dishes you won’t expect.
The process of deciding where to eat can sometimes be tiring especially after and even during a long drive. At SM Mall of Asia, being one of the largest malls in the Philippines just means having even more restaurants to choose from. It’s a huge place though, full of seafood, fine dining, and themed spots to find.
Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Pasay last month!
In this article, we’re putting the spotlight on MOA. We found 12 restaurants to dine at for the most unique recipes on the menu. Add these restaurants to your ‘Must-Try’ list on the Booky App for your next weekend food trip!
Dohtonbori – Ocean Drive
Dohtonbori, the first and only authentic okonomiyaki restaurant in the Philippines, offers affordable okonomiyaki and Yakiniku party platters. With their unique Japanese ambiance and design, you and your friends will definitely enjoy drinking chu-high, draft beer and other varieties of Japanese beer.
Royal Indian Curry House – SM by the Bay
Royal Indian Curry House or R.I.C.H. is a popular late night sports bar and restaurant, offering authentic northern Indian dishes at an all-in-one hangout spot. They boast of a wide menu, but don’t sleep on their classic must-tries like Buttered Naan, Tandoori Chicken, and Hyderabadi Biryani.
Blackbeard’s Seafood Island – SM by the Bay
Blackbeard’s Seafood Island prides itself in being the home of the original boodle feasts, perfect for any type of celebration. Choose from over 12 unique boodles and enjoy their selection of fresh paluto dishes such as lobster, crabs, catfish, and more. With all its fresh food offerings, Seafood Island is sure to give the best Seafood Dining Experience to its loyal customers.
Three Guys and a Grill – Seaside Blvd.
Three Guys and a Grill is a concept of Tom Thurnherr (Swiss), Duncan Gates (Kiwi) and Franck Shrope (Fil-Am). They serve different kinds of hot dogs like the Posh dog, Ang-hang (spicy lamb sausage), Swiss Army dog, as well as drinks and chips.
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Yayoi – Seaside Drive
Yayoi (pronounced ya-yo-wee) is a contemporary Japanese restaurantoffering set menu dining, called teishoku. Teishoku sets usually come with a serving of Japanese rice, a main dish, hot miso soup, and tsukemono (Japanese pickles), making it a great option for those on the hunt for filling meals at reasonable prices. What makes the experience even more unique is the fact that all your orders are taken on iPads!
Chikos Peruvian Roast Chicken offers Peruvian dishes such as roast chicken and fried chicken with sides like spiced bean rice and spiced grilled corn, with their bestseller Pollo a la Brasa (marinated in Cerveza Negra and basted with spice rub and special native chili paste from Peru) and Lomo Saltado.
UPRICE – Two E-Com Center
If you’re one of those people who say rice is life, then you’ll surely love UPRICE! Enjoy their tasty dishes and go order their must-tries such as the Risotto Ball for appetizer, House Corned Beef Salpicao and Korean Beef Ribs for mains, and Cooquiche for dessert. They also offer Unli Korean Barbecue and even Unli Sisig!
Jin Joo Korean Grill – SM Aura
Jin Joo Korean Grill is a hip restaurant offering a mix of the classics and a whole new set of fresh innovative Korean dishes. It’s for food-lovers looking for a unique Korean experience in Manila. Their must-try is Jin Joo’s 8 Flavours Samgyeopsal, Dak Galbi, Cheese Dung Galbi and Galbi Jim.
BibimHaru Korean Restaurant – Two E-Com Center
Craving for Bibimbap? Japchae? Sa, tmgyupsal? You can get all that at reasonable prices at BibimHaru Korean Restaurant! They have different kinds of Bibimbap to choose from such as the Seafood Bibimbap, Beef Bulgogi Bibimbap, Fish Fillet Bibimbap and of coursehe Classic Bibimbap that started it all.
Biker’s Cafe – SM by the Bay
For others, biking is a lifestyle and this bicycle-themed café is becoming a favorite among bikers for its friendly ambiance and delicious meals. For a heavy breakfast, choose from the Breakfast of the Champions options, or try their Squid Ink Pasta and Spanish Fritata.
678 Korean BBQ Restaurant – SM by the Bay
If you’re into the Korean cuisine, bring over your family here at 678 Korean BBQ Restaurant! It’s a famous global franchise with branches around New York, Hawaii, Sydney and more! Enjoy grilling your meat in their charcoal griller and try the Egg Wrap (filled with oozing cheese) as well!
Reservations are accepted
Seaside, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay
Tajimaya – Seaside Veranda
Enjoy grill-all-you-can with their charcoal grill and have fun with their yummy sauces! And the best part? You’ll get a great view once the weekend fireworks show starts. Our insider tip: Enjoy ₱300 off your total bill at their Rockwell branch with Booky!
Reservations are accepted
SM Mall of Asia, Seaside Veranda, Seaside Blvd., Pasay
Have you taken your pick from this list? To make things easier for you, simply search ‘Mall of Asia’ on Booky to see the complete list of restaurants in and around it. Enjoy and don’t forget to tag us on Instagram at @bookyapp for a chance to get featured in our other upcoming articles!