Address: 2230 UPRC1 Bldg., Chino Roces Ave., Makati City
Opening Hours: 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M. – 10:30 P.M. (Tuesday – Saturday)
If "Filipino-Chinese fusion food" sounds like your Mom's cup of tea, take her to this joint headed by Chef Patrick Go. Let her try the foie long bao (a dumpling stuffed with goose liver), or have her bite into XOXO, Chef Patrick's version of the Peking duck. Many of Black Sheep's offerings are nothing like you've ever tried before, so try them all this Sunday!
Address: 2777 Zobel cor. Buencamino St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Opening Hours: 10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Monday – Friday), 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. (Sunday)
For seafood-loving moms, this restaurant is the perfect catch. Offering some of the best seafood dishes in the Metro, Catch's casual ambience and affordable prices are sure to win your mom over. Don't forget to bring the guys in your family as well, because Catch has live showings of NBA games every now and then.
Le Petit Soufflé
Address: 3/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave., Makati City
Opening Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (Monday – Thursday), 10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Friday – Saturday), 10:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (Sunday)
As its name suggests, Le Petit Soufflé is a French restaurant specializing in soufflé. However, it also serves Japanese-inspired dishes like the hambagu, furikake and kinoko frites, and matcha parfaits. Their classy yet casual atmosphere, combined with the beautiful presentation of their dishes, make Le Petit Soufflé one of the most Insta-worthy restaurants in the Metro.
Address: L/R1 Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City
Opening Hours: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. (Monday – Friday), 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Saturday), 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Sunday)
If your Mom raves over Angus steak, she'll definitely rave over Mamou Too! Aside from USDA-graded meat dishes, Mamou Too! also serves truffle pasta, cream pasta, seafood, and other rich and satisfying dishes. Make sure you book your Mother's Day celebration in advance, because this restaurant fills up fast.
Address: Frabelle Business Center, 111 Rada St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
Opening Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Monday – Sunday)
Peruvian-Japanese may seem like a strange combination, but Nikkei makes it work. In fact, Nikkei makes it work so well, it's near-impossible to choose between savory dishes like parmesan scallops, tako confitado, and mango nigiri. If your Mom's looking for "Japanese food with a twist," she won't need to look further than Nikkei.
Address: G/F Joya Lofts and Towers, Joya Drive, Rockwell, Makati City
Opening Hours: 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 A.M. (Monday – Thursday), 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 A.M. (Friday – Saturday), 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 A.M. (Sunday)
Rambla is one of the go-to places in the Metro for mouthwatering Spanish dishes. Putting a delicious twist on classics like paella, empanadas, and gambas, Rambla might just convert your mother into a lover of Spanish cuisine — provided you book a seat with them ahead of time!
Royal Indian Curry House
Address: 5345 General Luna St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Opening Hours: 12:00 P.M. – 5:00 A.M. (Monday – Thursday, Sunday), 12:00 P.M. – 8:00 A.M. (Friday – Sunday)
Despite its name, curry isn't the only dish served here. Royal Indian Curry House also offers other Indian dishes like chicken biryani, lassi, samosa, gulab jamun, and dhal soup. You can easily find this place because it's right beside A. Venue mall along Makati Avenue.
Soban K-Town Grill
Address: 3/F Greenbelt 3, Ayala Center, Esperanza St. cor. Makati Ave., Makati City
Opening Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. (Monday – Thursday), 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 A.M. (Friday), 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 A.M. (Saturday), 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. (Sunday)
When it comes to Korean BBQ, few are better than Soban K-Town Grill. If your Mom doesn't mind K-pop as background music, Soban K-Town Grill delivers good food, great ambience, and not smelling like grilled food afterwards since the restaurant is ventilated properly.
The Wholesome Table
Address: G/F Infinity Tower, H.V. Dela Costa cor. Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati City
Opening Hours: 7:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. (Monday – Sunday)
Everything in this restaurant is organic — from the beef dishes made from grass-fed cows, to the sauces made from all-natural ingredients. For health-conscious moms who don't mind spending a little extra, The Wholesome Table is a wholesome choice.
Address: G/F Universal LMS Bldg., 106 Esteban St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
Opening Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Monday – Saturday), 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (Sunday)
There's a reason this restaurant consistently ranks as one of Makati's most loved restaurants. With their well-crafted fusion cuisine and cozy pub-like ambience, Your Local sets the bar high for hole-in-the-wall restaurants in the Metro. Since it's a tiny place that fills up pretty quickly, you'll want to reserve a seat at Your Local ASAP.
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