Leading property portal Lamudi explores the popular Maginhawa Street in Quezon City
Is it any surprise that a “comfortable” and “convenient” street has become one of the most popular tambayans, especially for food lovers? Located in Teachers Village, Quezon City, Maginhawa Street is a well-known place for its wide variety of food options.
Leading property portal Lamudi has put together a guide to the best restaurants and cafés along this eat street.
Maginhawa St Foodie Map
ROBERTA FLAVORS OF ASIA
45 Maginhawa Street
Originally called the Seafood Cantina, this restaurant offers a variety of Asian cuisine. Tummy travel to China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and of course the Philippines.
TRY: Turkish Grilled Chicken, Tom Yom Goong, Lechon Kawali, Bicol Express, Tinola sa Pakwan
COOL BEANS LIBRARY CAFÉ
67 Maginhawa Street
Coffee + Books = Perfection. This is the math that Cool Beans has mastered. This library-café offers local varieties of coffee for caffeine enthusiasts, including the Sagada, Kalinga, and Cordillera roasts.
Latte, Mocha, and Banana Cake from Cool Beans Cafe! (photo by Cool Beans Cafe)
TRY: Pan-grilled Pork Belly, Banana Cake, S’mores
79 A Maginhawa Street
Passionate about Italian cuisine at a relatively affordable price? If your answer is yes, then this is the restaurant for you.
Viva Veniza (photo by Friuli Trattoria FB)
TRY: Pizza tre Formaggi, Pizza Margherita, Pasta Putanesca, After Eight Chocolate Mint Cake, Root Beer Float
LEONA ART RESTAURANT
45 Matimtiman Street
This hip place is not only for your stomach, but also for your eyes because of its artsy atmosphere. An all-you-can-eat pizza promo does not hurt as well, especially if it is only for P199. But if pizza is not your thing, also have a few Mexican choices on their menu.
100 Maginhawa Street
Formerly known as Cantina, this Tex-Mex and Latin American restaurant is one of the easiest places to spot. It has got your classic burritos, tacos, and quesadillas to satisfy your antojo.
TRY: Churrascos de Nicaragua, Pork Ribs
122 Maginhawa Street
If you are a Spanish food enthusiast, then you will love Sancho. This café is great for lunch, merienda, coffee, or dessert.
TRY: Paella Valencia, Beef Salpicao, Pork Steak, Clam Chowder, Churros con Cholocate, Eclairs, Cream Puffs
154 Maginhawa Street
More than just an ordinary cafe, this place is an art space. Art events, such as photo exhibitions and poetry readings are held here.
TRY: Twice-cooked Chicken Adobo, Chicken with Basil and Cheese Stuffing, Vigan Longganisa Pasta
189 Maginhawa Street
A twist of your early morning favorites into all-day dishes. Come here during the weekends to try their “Rodizio-style Buffet” that serves classics such as longganisa, danggit, garlic rice, bread chips, homemade cheese and eggs cooked in a variety of different ways.
TRY: Eggs Benedict – poached eggs of challah bread topped with tinapa flakes and Pinoy-style hollandaise
THE SNACK SHACK
Roces Street corner Laurel Street
Quick yet commendable, this booth-like restaurant serves deliciously grilled burgers made of 100 percent pure beef. Since the kiosk has limited seating, going for take-out or having your burger delivered is more ideal.
TRY: Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Half-pounder with Double Cheese