SM Mall of Asia (MOA) is one of the biggest attractions in Pasay City. Not only is the massive mall – one of the largest in the world – filled with everything a shopaholic needs, it is also the home of excellent cafes and restaurants.
MOA is conveniently located right on Manila Bay allowing its customers to dine with a view of the water. Here 10 restaurants in MOA you definitely need to visit:
In the mood for Modern Hong Kong? You’re in luck because this offbeat, bright, Instagram-worthy restaurant offers affordable treats that will keep you wanting more.
To get an idea of the price range, Yo! Panda’s soft serve waffles with toppings come in at about P200. New items on the menu include Shrimp Chowder, Lechon Macau Pizza and HK Spam & Egg Ramen Soup. Their top items include egg waffle sundaes, Shrimp and Cheese Balls, and Adobo Bao.
If you like Japanese food, Ippudo’s fourth branch has opened in SM MOA. The popular ramen house known for its authentic Hakata-style ramen from Fukuoka, Japan is located on the second floor of the North Wing of Mall of Asia.
Enjoy a trip for your taste buds that will transport you to Japan, which won’t break the bank. A plate of gyoza may be priced between P125 to P220, while their best sellers like the Karaka-Ramen, tonkotsu with noodles, pork belly, and spring onions comes in at P400. Their classic Nanban Karaage with salad and homemade Ippudo’s tartar sauce is reasonably priced at Php 260.
Here’s another Japanese entry but this is one is very different. Unlike the café dessert and meals that Kumori offers, Tenya specializes in tendon and tempura. The secret is in their batter.
Tenya’s tempura is coated in a light and crunchy batter that encases a juicy signature ingredient. Their 3-piece Ebi Tempura ala carte is P240 while the All-Star Tendon with rice will set you back P295.
Try new and bold flavors with a meal at R.I.C.H. The restaurant offers a great and authentic Indian dining experience. The restaurant’s menu specializes in Northern Indian cuisine and touches on Asian and a bit of Mediterranean flavors as well.
From its ambience to service and flavor, we guarantee you will feel like you’ve been transported to India. Try the Veg Biryani for P399, which is good for sharing between 2-3 people.
This is where you get the classics. Tomahawk is renowned for its fried and grilled items. First on the list would be the Grilled Tomahawk Chops – a house specialty.
For P295, you get an inch-thick, bone-in pork loin chop served with rice, veggies an extra side and the resto’s signature sauce. A meal for two would be about P800 to 1,000. Other items you can’t miss include the Grilled Rosemary Chicken and Country Fried Steak.
This is a dessert place that needs no introduction. This popular chain has landed in SM MOA and has been hard at work churning over 65 flavors of cool ice treats.
Their desserts include the popular frozen custard, milkshakes and gelato in a variety of flavors. A regular Blendini Custard with ice and a topping costs P170 while the All-Custard option is priced at P190.
Tajimaya is another Japanese restaurant that’s sure to leave you more than satisfied. Beautiful interiors and delicious food mix well in this cozy restaurant where you can enjoy lunch out with friends or a dinner with your family.
UP RICE’s rice bowls should be your new go-to lunch. Try international dishes as rice toppings and make sure to order their specialty meats: home-cured ham, bacon and corned beef.
The Reuben Panini is a definite must but if you’re looking for rice, the House Corned Beef Salpicao at P220 will surely be a home run. The average price for two dining at UP RICE is about P800. If you drop by on Wednesdays, it’s Quiz Night while you eat!
Enjoy Latin American dishes with a Tex-Mex mix. As the newest addition to the Tokyo Bubble Tea group, Gringo’s specialities include crispy catfish, burritos, and baby back ribs.
Their Chili Con Carne fries to start your meal is an absolute must and make sure to try their tacos and quesadillas. A solo meal would be about P250 but there are big entree servings.
Morganfield’s is the restaurant you to go when you’re hungry and want great bang for your buck. It’s premium ingredients that translate to flavorful dishes makes it perfect for a date night or dinner with the family.
Morganfield’s is known for its massively juicy ribs that’s slow baked for hours and grilled to absolute perfection. There are items to share and a meal for two would cost about P1,500.
Date nights don’t have to be expensive!
Hakaw, dim sum, noodles, and more.