The Wendy's Hamburgers Branch in Festival Supermall is quite small, but some tables and chairs are set outside to accommodate more people. Service is fast and efficient; the crew's welcome greeting to all diners seem sincere and spontaneous, unlike the routinized (robot-like) spiel of other burger fastfood crew.
Favorite Dish: Hubby likes the Big Classic Double with Cheese, but it is too heavy for me, with the full half-pound of juicy beef loaded with American cheese and the works. I like their Chicken Caesar Salad (with really fresh and crispy lettuce, and crunchy but easy to bite croutons). Alternatively, I usually order their Baked Potatoes.
Yellow Cab Festival Branch has the same interior motif and menu as other Yellow Cab outlets. However, service is quite slow at Festival Supermall. One time, the service crew also forgot to give us the dressing for the Caesar Salad, and when we asked for it, it took them a long time to give us the Caesar dressing. If not for a craving for their NY pizza and baked potatoes, we woudln't go to this branch.
Favorite Dish: We usually get New York's Finest Pizza which is loaded with Italian sausages, ham, pepperoni, bacon, ground beef, black olives, mushroom, onions, red and green bell peppers. Sometimes, we order the 4 Seasons Pizza. We always get an order of Twice Baked Potato Halves. I like their oven-baked potato halves with cheese & bacon topped with sourcream & cheese.
Misato means BEAUTIFUL TOWN or PLACE and it is very apt because Alabang is one of the most beautiful places south of Manila.
The place is very, very cozy and the food is mouthwatering.
It's very nice to hang out with friends and family...and it also has a romantic atmosphere.
The service is great!
Even the manager, Mr. John Victor A. Sombilla, was VERY accommodating.
They accept major credit cards.
Favorite Dish: If you are fond of eating Japanese food the "favorites" are served here.
Anything from sashimi, to sushi, their set meals...they are one of the best Japanese restos in town.
Chef Recommendations: (all prices are subject to change without prior notice)
Spicy Tekka Maki
Braised Tofu with Noodles
Gumoku Seafood Yakisoba
Oyster Panfried with Wakame Sauce
Deep Fried Stuffed ***ake
Baked Tuna in Miso
Pan Fried Blue Marlin with Misato Sauce
Pan Fried Salmon with White Sauce
Stir Fried Sea Bass with Japanese Wine Sauce
Stir Fried Sea Bass with Nori Sauce
Pan Fried Finger Tuna with Spicy Nori Sauce
Monjayaki Spicy Chicken
Asparagus Salad with Sesame Dressing
Solefish Roll Somen Noodles in Broth
Pan Fried Pork with Plum Sauce
Sakana No Chusu Maki
Kani Bacon Maki
Ebi Mango Maki
Chicken Teriyaki Salad
Hot Salad Ebi
Some De Luxe
Asupara Sole Fish
Seafood Tofu Don
Furai Sole Fillet
Uncle Benny's Maki
Inari Futo Maki
After watching movies, we usually have late lunch or heavy snacks at Sbarro, but one time that the line was so long, we saw Mongolian Quick-Stop just beside it so we thought we'd give it a try. Their menu board includes freshly-cooked and healthy mix of meat, seafood and fresh vegetables. Diners at Mongolian Quick-Stop can choose their desired fresh vegetables, opt for rice or noodles, choose meat toppings and desired sauce (regular/ spicy/sweet and spicy).
Depending on your appetite, you can opt for the Mongolian Eat-all-you-can (P285) , or the Mongolian Single Bowl (P145), or the Mongolian Quickbox (P80). There is also the vegetarian's choice, Green and Light Mongolian (P95).
For the beef lover, the menu also includes the beef souper noodles, glazed beef, beef bowl, teriyaki beef, Szechuan beef, and garlic beef. Seafood lovers also have several options: seafood souper noodles, seafood bowl, squid teriyaki, tuna teriyaki, Szechuan squid, and Szechuan shrimp. Hot soup is free with meals.
The restaurant is clean but quite cramped, with tables and chairs too close to each other. Hubby complained about the table design; the table moved whenever he moved his long legs.
Favorite Dish: We can't claim to have a particular dish as favorite. The food wasn't bad, but could have been better. Hubby ordered Szechuan beef. He liked it, but he would have liked it more if the dish was not so spicy. I ordered the Mongolian Quickbox with regular sauce. Well, not bad, except that the sauce was a bit salty for me. Perhaps I should have opted for their sweet and spicy sauce.
Although small, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Alabang Branch is a cozy place to while away your time for good family and/or friendly chats over delicious coffee cakes and hot or iced coofee blends. It's got wifi connection, too;-)
Because of its growing number of patrons, Coffee Beanery has put up more tables outside of the coffee shop to cater to those who smoke and those who prefer having their coffee al fresco.
Favorite Dish: blueberry cheesecake
North Park is a simple-looking restaurant, yet many people patiently line up to make reservations for their table. Perhaps like my family, the other diners go for North Park's famous Chinoy dishes (Cantonese cuisine uniquely concocted to suit Pinoy tastes). The menu contains all-time favorites "perfected over time" and served in big, value-for-money portions.
Favorite Dish: Their dumplings are super delicious! Topping my list of personal favorite dishes is their Lechon Macau (tender on the inside; crispy on the outside; goes wth delicious sauce),. I also like their 4 Mushrooms with Broccoli in Oyster Sauce, Beancurd Skin With Broccoli, Salt & Peppered Chicken/ Squid, etc
Tony Roma's, an American family restaurant chain world famous for its signature rib products, has simple but cozy interior decoration and a quiet, clean ambience. Tony Roma's also serves a wide variety of flame-grilled specialties like sizzling steaks, classic barbecued chicken, succulent fresh seafood and all time American favorites like salads and hamburgers, baked potato soup, unique onion loaf, and potato skins. It is therefore a place not only for meat lovers but for vegetarians as well.
Favorite Dish: Our family loves TonyRoma's Sta. Fe Salad, onion loaf, baked potato soup, and spicy ribs.
Terriyaki Boy branch in Festival Mall, Alabang has the usual "clean look" of a Japanese restaurant. We like the food served at Terriyaki Boy so we usually go to a branch wherever we go. It's been a while since we went to its branch in Festival Mall, though. Reason? While hubby and I enjoyed our food , we saw a waiter come out of the kitchen. Then, a piece of Ebi Tempura fell on the floor and he picked it up and returned it on the serving plate. We told our waitress (and also the restaurant supervisor on our way out) about what we saw. Since then, we tried to curb our urge to eat at their place.
One evening after a good movie, my daughter had a craving for Terriyaki Boy's makis and bentos, so we went there, hoping that all the foods served to us would all be clean (nothing picked from the floor). Alas, the problem was not in the food but the poor, slow service...and they forgot all about our order for Crazy Cali Roll (I went crazy debating that we ordered it). After some time, the waiter found out that the cook indeed thought he had prepared all our orders;-( It also took a long time for them to give us our bill, and after we've paid, it also took a very long to give us the receipt and change. I didn't see any supervisor around. Perhaps, that's why the staff weren't as efficient as before. It's a pity that the staff don't realize what bad customer service could mean to their business.
Favorite Dish: Futo Maki, Philadelphia Roll, Asparragus Bacon, Ebi Tempura
this swiss style restaurant goes a long way and started in 1946 by a swiss national in manila and now have 4 branches. and here at their branch in Alabang in the BMW Showroom , is a 24-hour restaurant that has long been a favorite of yuppies and executives, isn’t just a place for business meetings, conferences and power lunches. Ever since it installed free wireless Internet, the restaurant has had a steady stream of students coming in to read their notes over coffee and fondue, along with nervous young couples on their first date.
Favorite Dish: Fondue Bourguignonne at 900 pesos. The beef cubes are served raw; you have to spear it on your fondue fork and dip it in boiling oil for a few seconds before you can fish it out, glistening in its natural juices, in order to dip it in your favorite sauces (which include pepper, mushroom, tomato concasse, herbed butter and mayonnaise dips flavored with paprika, garlic, curry, mustard, and marmalade). My other favorite is the swiss corned beef which are corned beef sliced rib eye of beef with saurkraut and rice at 425 pesos. Other signature dishes of the Old Swiss Inn include the Raclette (P700), a double serving of melted Swiss Raclette served with marble potatoes, gherkins and pearl onions; fresh corned beef brisket served with sautéed cabbage and boiled potatoes (P350), Zurich Geschnetzeltes (P310), shredded pork with mushroom cream sauce and potatoes; Pepper Steak Swiss Inn (P450), prime beef tenderloin served with green peppercorn sauce; and Bunderteller (P495), a selection of air-dried meat specialties such as prosciutto, dried beef, salami, smoked bacon and Landjaegger sausage.
Opens from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm today. Su, T, W, Th, F, Sa: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Su, T, W, Th, F, Sa: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Racks is known for its tender and tasty grilled meats, but it also serves pasta, sandwiches and salad. Racks has couches which my family prefer for comfortable dining and intimate chats over good food, but it also has detached tables and chairs for twosome, foursome or more. The last time we went there, a long table was set for a group of senior citizens who came for lunch and meeting.
Favorite Dish: Racks Sampler, Carbonara, Grilled Baby Back Ribs, Grilled Tenderloin
I like the ambience of Fish & Co. Alabang Branch because it is so clean, cool (air-con efficient), and though it specializes in seafood, it doesn't have a "fishy" smell. Service is fast and efficient.
Favorite Dish: Calamares
Fish & Chips
One night, my daughter felt so burned out from work, so we had a food trip. First, we had dinner at Itallianni's at Corte delas Palmas. Italianni's has always satisfied our gustatory cravings, as their food is really superb. Interior decor and plating are impressive, service is personalized and efficient, and the ambience of the restaurant is cozy. They give free foccacia bread and prepare the olive oil with balsamic vinegar and Italian seasoning for you, so you have something to munch on while waiting for your order.
Favorite Dish: Sicilian Salad, Stuffed Mushrooms, and Mangiano Patter were yummy!
Goto King serves different kinds of local congee like "goto" (local congee w/ tripe), "arroz caldo" (Spanish-Filipino congee with chicken), "pospas" (local congee with minced chicken and boiled egg), and other Filipino dishes.
I tried some of their local dishes, but I didn't like them. The "okoy" has more batter than shrimps; the fresh lumpia doesn't use really fresh vegetables; the "sisig " is so-so served with overdone fried egg; the lumpiang togue has very thick wrapper but little filling.
Favorite Dish: I only like their "Pospas" because the congee tastes good, and the minced chicken meat and boiled egg in the pospas are just right for a light snack. When I'm really hungry, I order their arroz caldo.
Razon's serves local foods cooked the Kapampangan way, but it has become more popular with its "Halohalo".
Favorite Dish: No particular favorite. I find their dishes quite sweet for my taste, and the taste of their halohalo didn't impress me.
I like the ambience of Pizza Hut at Festival Supermall: clean, cool and beautiful! Service is fast; staff are efficient, though to me, a little overacting in pleasing the customers. I'd like to eat quietly without disturbance from the staff asking how I liked the food, and if I'd like to order anything else.
Favorite Dish: Viva Lasagna (Lasagna on Thick Pizza Crust)