They’ve got all the cuisines for you!
Did you know that SM North EDSA is actually the largest mall in the Philippines? It’s also the first SM Supermall ever built, dating way back to the ’80s!
From shopping, dining, movies, and more… you’re sure to have everything you need all within reach but also, it can be quite tricky to maneuver when you’re hungry, so we decided to come up with a list of restaurants to help you get food in your belly ASAP.
Dear Northern Metro Manila people, you do not need to go to Megamall for Din Tai Fung ever again. Order their world-famous xiao long bao and Philippine-exclusive dishes like beef strips.
Another addition for QC people who don’t want to travel to Shang or BGC, Muji has opened a new store in SM North, with its own cafe/restaurant. Aside from their coffee and tea, you can now order different styles of curry like butter chicken curry, green curry, and chicken masak lemak.
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Dive right into a culinary experience filled with elevated flavors and aromas! Ukokkei Japan is a modern Japanese restaurant that cooks delicious Japanese classics with a solid commitment to the freshest ingredients and top-level techniques.
It’s hard to get any more old-school classic than The Aristocrat Restaurant! Their famous chicken barbecue and java rice combine to fill the bellies and warmed the hearts of countless Filipinos for decades.
Fat Fook offers Taiwanese cuisine serving dishes like xiao long bao, specialty Fat Fook chicken chop, and crispy fried intestines among many others. It’s owned by the same group behind the widely successful Ramen Nagi franchise in the country.
Marugame Udon is a self-service style restaurant from Tokyo that allows you to create your own udon by picking your own toppings. They serve classic udon bowls as well as rice meals including curry rice and gyu-don.
Inspired by K-Town communities in the US, Soban K-Town serves unique Korean-Mexican dishes such as the Korilog, K-taco and more!
This chain of restaurants is known for reinventing and elevating Filipino cuisine with some of the best pork sisig you’ll find in Metro Manila. Its sizzling pork sinigang and butterflied pla-pla are also bang for your buck dishes that taste just as amazing.
For affordable steaks and tasty wings, definitely try Blake’s Wings and Steaks. We also recommend trying the Salisbury steak, the garlic parmesan wings, and the shrimp poppers.
Considered a game-changer in Metro Manila’s wing scene, Frankie’s offers 13 perfectly mastered flavors to choose from that are fresh, filling, flavorful, and most importantly, a definite bang for your buck.
Serving up Italian classics from the appetizers to the dessert, Amici is one that doesn’t disappoint when giving you your pasta, pizza, and gelato fix. With more than five variants of pizza, pasta, and more to choose from, whether you decide to be more adventurous or decide to stick with the classics, you’re sure to find a dish for you.
Satisfying a craving for American smash burgers has never been easier with Shake Shack. Enjoy a classic American lunch with their shackburger, crinkle-cut fries, and custard ice cream.
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Vikings is the absolute best buffet experience in the country, featuring a cornucopia of flavors that can’t be found anywhere else. They feature several food stations including the appetizer and salad station, the Asian, Western, and Mediterranean stations as well as the dessert station.
A restaurant that barely needs an introduction because of how popular it is among families, Conti’s is a sure go-to for when you’re looking for comfort food favorites as well as familiar, family-friendly cakes.
One of the most popular bakeries in the south has made its way to satisfy the bread-filled craving sof the northerners. Aperitif is known for its croissants, kouginn amann, and pan au chocolat.
Cinnabon offers classic cinnamon rolls, other baked goods, and coffee. Cinnabon is a franchise brought in the Philippines by Canelle Food Corp.
Dubbed as “the world’s most loved pretzels,” Auntie Anne’s features all-time favorites such as their signature pretzels, pretzel nuggets, chocolate chip cream cheese stir, and more.
SNACKS & DRINKS
For Instagram-worthy pics head straight to Puffy’s Souffle Pancake Cafe. Choose from a variety of toppings and flavors from classics like blueberry and chocolate to new flavors like milk tea and creme brulee.
Dylan Gourmet Cafe is one of the best places to catch up with an old friend or impress your date. The cafe has a wide selection of sweets from different chocolates to custom cakes.
Serenitea is a homegrown bubble tea brand known for its strong brews and flavor selections. They have one of the widest tea menus in the country, offering fruit, milk, mixed, and specialty tea drinks all loved by Filipinos.
Did you know that with the Booky app, you can type “SM NORTH EDSA” and search over 100 restaurants in the area. If you spotted a new restaurant near you, shoot us an email at email@example.com with all the details.
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