Top 24 Interesting Cafes/ Restaurants in Makati City, Philippines

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Being one of the top largest cities in the Philippines, Makati City offers all kinds of cafes/restaurants with more than thousands of food businesses on its list. As tourists ourselves who frequent Makati City almost every month, we are sharing our Top 24 Interesting Cafes/ Restaurants in Makati City (in no particular order)!

Note: The list may get longer as we include more cafes/restaurants that you will be recommending to us to try.

1.) Cafe 1228, New World Makati Hotel

Location: Ground Floor, New World Makati Hotel, Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati, Philippines

Café 1228 features a lavish buffet and five interactive cooking stations, plus a full à la carte menu for all-day dining. We have tried their breakfast and dinner buffet. DM them on their facebook or instagram or call +63 288116888 or email (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

2.) The Gallery Club Lounge, The Peninsula Manila

Location: 3rd floor, The Peninsula Manila, Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1226

The Gallery Club Lounge is often referred to as a hotel within a hotel, where a dedicated concierge attends to individual needs in a relaxed and well-appointed lounge environment surrounded by masterpieces of Philippine art. With continuous culinary offerings throughout the day (breakfast, light snacks, hors d’ oeuvres, beverages and sweets), complimentary internet access, pressing of one item per day, Concierge services, and access to boardrooms − it is the ideal place to conduct business, plan a family outing or simply unwind while enjoying spectacular views of The Peninsula Manila’s iconic lobby. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

3.) Lunes Everyday Dining

Location: 6060 R Palma, Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1210

Lunes Everyday Dining is the partner restaurant of Havitat Boutique Hotel, serving fresh take on comforting Filipino classics and regional ingredients. we availed their best selling dishes such as ensaladang talong at mangga, chicken piaparan , chicken inasal, and drinks— coffee! (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

4.) Old Swiss Inn Restaurant

Location: G/F Somerset Olympia Building, Makati Ave. (beside Manila Peninsula), Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1226

A favorite attraction among locals and expatriates is the Old Swiss Inn Restaurant, famous since 1946 for authentic Swiss and European cuisine. Founded over 70 years ago by Swiss national Emil Landert, the Old Swiss Inn remains a popular fixture in Manila’s dining scene. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

5.) Filling Station Bar Cafe

Location: Burgos St., Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1210

Lose yourself in this 50’s-style diner with all the amenities that come with it! Eat American style meals with superheroes and 50’s celebrities icons around you. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

6.) Public House PH

Location: 5048 P. Burgos St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City, Philippines 1210

Public House is a Premium Launch kitchen and Bar showcasing virtual brands and innovative food experiences – a hub for product launches, live-streaming, driven by a community of food connoisseurs. (Swipe below photo for more pictures) 

7.) Tiabuela

Location: 5805 Jacobo St. Doña Carmen, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila, Makati, Philippines, 1210

8.) Z Hostel Cafe

Location: 5660 Don Pedro St., Makati City, Philippines 1210

It offers a creative take to some of your favorite Filipino cuisines. One of our favorites are Sinigang na Baka, Chicken Flakes Adobo, Bangsilog, Tortang Talong, Chicken Burger and Z Burger. (Swipe below photo for more pictures) 

9.) Meatogether Jazz

Location: G/F SM Jazz Mall, N. Garcia St. Cor. Jupiter St. Bel-Air Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines 1209

Apart from having a variety of meat and seafoods to grill, they also have food items for shabu-shabu- hotpot dishes of thinly sliced meat and vegetables boiled in water and served with dipping sauces. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

10.) Farfalla Ristorante

Location: 4875 Durban St. Cor. Makati Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines 1210

A modern restaurant serving authentic Italian favorites. They emphasize a smartly curated menu with handcrafted pastas and breads. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

11.) Yakiniku Seoul/ Kazuchan Yakitori

Location: 5739 P. Burgos Street Corner San Lucas Brgy Poblacion, Makati City

Yakiniku Seoul/ Kazuchan Yakitori is a Japanese restaurant that offers perfectly grilled meat and exquisite sashimi in P. Burgos Street in Barangay Poblacion. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

12.) Alamat Filipino Cuisine

Location: 2/F 5666 Don Pedro St., Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1209

Alamat is one of the oldest establishments making their own craft beers. Apart from the delicious food, non-stop drinks and bonding with friends, have a closer look at Alamat’s artistic execution of the Philippine culture. (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

13.) Beni’s Falafel

Location: 5343 General Luna St. corner Salamanca, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1210

They got the most delicious falafel (and so much more) in Makati. You could enjoy their cuisine anytime and anywhere! Enjoy them with the pleasant Mediterranean ambiance. They are always happy to serve! (Swipe below photo for more pictures)

14.) Dona Dona Unlimited Korean Restaurant

Location: G1, Millenium Plaza Hotel, Makati Ave, Poblacion, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila

They offer one of the most authentic korean dishes in Makati City. Their staffs are also friendly.

15.) Cyma

Location: Ground Floor, Greenbelt 2, Makati 1223

Freshly prepared to create the best Greek dining experience.

16.) Krapow!

Location: 5648 Don Pedro St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City, Philippines 1210

Demystifying Thai Street Food. Our most favorite is their Thai Basil Minced Pork.

17.) Nonya Cafe

18.) Nomu Cafe

19.) Tsukiji Restaurant

20.) Horizon Cafe

21.) Romulo Cafe

22.) Bar Pintxos

23.) Bacolod Chicken Inasal

24.) Ristorante Caruso Italiano

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