Nothing better to wrap your day up than a tasty, fulfilling dinner at a local venue. Don’t waste time aimlessly wandering into the night and check this list of the best places to go for a legit Manila dinner!

Best Dinner Spots in Manila

Bistro Remedios

Bistro Remedios, in Malate, is a highly recommended restaurant for foreign visitors craving for good local food at a reasonable price in a homey ambiance. Even if it can’t be tagged as an upscale venue, it definitely delivers a quality dining experience!


Cuisines: Filipino, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Location: 1911 M. Adriático Street, Malate, Manila

Opening hours: Sundays through to Saturdays 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Sky Deck on Bayleaf Hotel

If you seek an “al fresco” dining experience, here you can enjoy your food with the panoramic view of the Manila skyline…weather permitting, that is!


Location: The Bayleaf Intramuros, Muralla corner Victoria streets, Intramuros, Manila

Ilustrado Restaurant

Conveniently located in Manila’s oldest district, Illustrado Restaurant never ceases to satisfy its loyal customers’ palate. The food, venue, ambience, and service is superb, and its rustic furniture is, much like the rest of the neighborhood, a fascinating remnant from the city’s past.


Location: 744, General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila

Café Adriatico

Opened in 1979, this venue is an old-time Malate favorite thanks to its daring, multicultural fusion dishes inspired by cuisines from across the globe. Its stylish ambiance and sophisticated menu options practically yell “upscale dinner”!


Location: Remedios Circle, 1790 Adriatico St, Malate, Manila

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday: 7 am-6 am and Sunday: 7 am-4 am

Harbor View Restaurant 

Located next to Hotel H2O and Manila Ocean Park, this highly recommended seafood restaurant provides a great view of the sunset by the harbor. Its specialty? Authentic, fresh Filipino cuisine!


Location: Address: 1000 Katigbak Parkway, Rizal Park, Manila

Opening hours: Mon-Sat at 11 am – 2 am

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