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Last updated: December 9, 2020 9:36 p.m.
We Filipinos love rice so when it comes to paella, we’re more than happy to finish the entire pan of this rich and flavorful dish. Paella is already a meal on its own, as this is rice cooked in broth with seafood, meat, and vegetables.
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Whether you’re looking for the classic Paella Valenciana, Paella Negra, or something new and unique, this list will feature some of the best places in the metro where you can get your good and filling paella fix.
Neil’s Kitchen is a favorite dining destination in the South that offers reinvented Filipino dishes by Chef Neil Ramos, who was first known for his catering business, The Hills at Silang. Try the Sinigang Paella or the Bagoong Paella with Kare-Kare.
Available for: Limited dine-in, pick-up, takeout, and delivery via LalaMove or Grab Express. They are open Friday to Sunday for dine in from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Juan Carlos de Terry serves Spanish and European-influenced cuisine, paired with their impressively curated wine list. Don’t leave without trying their paellas, Manchego dumplings, Chorizo Terry on Piggy Back and Marquesa de Chocolate.
Available for: Dine in, pickup, takeout, and delivery via Grab Food and LalaMove.
Rambla is a Spanish Mediterranean restaurant specializing in Catalan food brought to us by the guys behind Las Flores. Spanish chef Pepe Lopez uses modern gastronomy techniques on familiar dishes and offers a great wine list.
Available for: Dine-in, take out and delivery via FoodPanda, Pick-A-Roo and GrabFood.
Tomatito is a tapas bar from Shanghai serving Spanish-influenced dishes like seafood paellas, pork and chicken croquetas, and patatas bravas. Its aesthetic is inspired by Spanish bars in the 80’s which provides a retro fluorescent atmosphere.
Available for: Dine-in, curbside pick-up and delivery via GrabFood, Foodpanda and Pick-A-Roo. They are open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Calderon is a quaint little restaurant most known for serving authentic home-style Spanish dishes, tapas and sangria. Signature dishes include the Paella Negra and Pollo Iberica.
Available for: Dine in, pickup, and takeout via GrabFood.
Las Flores serves only the best traditional Spanish dishes and authentic tapas that’s right up your alley, paired with the best ambiane to suit your night. A must-try is the Paella Conchinillo.
Available for: Dine in, takeout, and delivery via Pick-A-Roo, GrabFood and Foodpanda.
Did you know that you can choose from a variety of six paella dishes in Barcino’s take out menu? There’s Paella Negra, Paella con Almejas, Paella de Chorizo y Pollo, Paella de Pollo y Almendras, Paella a la Gallega, and Paella Mixta! These paella dishes range from ₱600 to ₱890 and can be paired with any of Barcino’s tapas.
Available for: Dine in, take out, pickup, and delivery via GrabFood, FoodPanda, and Pick-A-Roo. Check out their store schedules here.
Get ready to taste amazingly delicious Spanish food at Bueno Tapas! Their Paella de Cochinillo con Trufa is an absolute blockbuster since it combines truffled paella rice topped with delicate pieces of oven-roasted pork belly. Each bite is sure to be a party in your mouth!
Available for: Dine in, pickup, and delivery. They are open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
We absolutely love Ilustrado’s to-go menu, which consists of paella servings good for big and small occasions. They have sizes available for 3-4 pax for petite family gatherings and huge platters for 8-10 pax ideal for grand reunions.
What’s more, Ilustrado also offers catering and venue services for important moments in your life like weddings and debuts. Consider their festive Spanish menu for your next event!
Available for: Dine in. They are open Mondays to Saturdays, from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm on weekdays and from 11:00 am to 11:30 pm on Wlweekends.
This homey place located at Tomas Morato is well-loved for their truffle pasta, but they also serve flavorful seafood and squid-ink paellas for kanin lovers! Be sure to visit their website to book a reservation if you plan on dining in this holiday season.
Available for: Dine in, pickup, and delivery. They are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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