AFN Recommends PH: Top 5 Eats in May

AFN Recommends PH: Top 5 Eats in May

Treat yourself this month with delicious deals from these 5 eateries in the Philippines.

The weather may be hot here in Manila, but we have refreshing dishes that will help you beat the heat. From all-time favorites to all-new must-tries, here is a list of restaurants you won’t regret visiting this month.

Ma Mon Luk

Beef Mami. Photo: Ma Mon Luk

Ma Mon Luk is an iconic Chinese restaurant that brought the original mami (starts at PHP 150) here in the Philippines. Up until today, nothing can match the original recipe that has been passed on from generations to generations. Each bowl of slurp-worthy noodles will give you a warm satisfying feeling that will have you wanting more, which is why they have been standing strong all these years. 

Their siopao (starts at PHP 70) and siomai (PHP 80) are also a crowd favorite because of its flavorful taste and generous servings. This is definitely the place for you if you want a no-fail dining experience with your loved ones.



408 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City


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Salta: Italian Rotisserie Bar

Bestseller Food Spread. Photo: Salta: Italian Rotisserie Bar

Salta: Italian Rotisserie Bar is an affordable neighborhood restaurant that developed a following because of its huge meat servings, handmade pastas, and other best-sellers. Their CRABonara (starts at PHP 290) is a fun combination of the classic carbonara recipe with an exciting seafood twist - the addition of crabs. You should also try their Balsamic Tapa n’ Eggs, Truffle Mushroom ‘n Eggs, and Ube Panroll if you want a refreshing and modern take on classic Pinoy staples.



38 Mayaman, Diliman, Quezon City


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Viaje Plus PH

Wagyu Beef Steak Tagalog. Photo: Viaje Plus PH

Say hello to your new favorite restaurant! If you think you can’t love Pinoy dishes more that you already do, then Viaje Plus PH is here to prove you wrong. Their menu is rich with classic food that we all grew up loving, but it comes with a unique take. Their Wagyu Beef Steak Tagalog (PHP 215) will not disappoint with its simple yet inviting taste. Their Crispy Bicol Express (PHP 215), Batangas Bulalo (PHP 120), and Leche Flan (PHP 90) are also highly recommended.



1233 Rodriguez Ave, Makati City


Addie’s Steakhouse

Ribeye Steak. Photo: Addie’s Steakhouse

Addie’s Steakhouse was founded by steak lovers who have hopes of providing delicious, high-quality, and affordable alternatives to the expensive steaks sold in high-end restaurants. Their best-selling Ribeye Steak (PHP 399) is a crowd favorite which is why you would have to reserve in advance if you want to try it. Yes, it’s that good! They also have Porterhouse Steak (PHP 250), Striploin Steak (PHP 250), and TBone Steak (PHP 230) served in a sizzling plate complete with rice and mashed potato or mixed veggies.



813 Dir. A. Bunye, Sucat, Muntinlupa City


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Vina Cafe

Seafood Pho. Photo by Vina Cafe

We can’t travel due to the pandemic yet, but Vina Cafe is ready to give us an authentic taste of Vietnam without leaving the city. With their humble beginning as a Banh Mi food stall, they have now expanded to an IG-worthy dine-in restaurant at the heart of Poblacion. Their Pho is made from naturally fresh ingredients and is slow cooked to perfection with no MSG. With their beautiful ambiance, amazing service, and impeccable dishes, this place will surely win your heart and taste buds.



4344 Valdez, Makati, Philippines


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