Best Night Markets In Metro Manila
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Manila, Philippines — As the years pass by, we are getting smarter and wiser in our finances, and that includes even our purchasing behavior. One of the best alternatives in saving up money while splurging ourselves with trendy goods is by visiting tiangges and night markets.
Whatever the occasion is, night markets will always be the best options to get your shopping fix in no time. Read along as we list down our top 6 night markets in Manila for your next haggle!
Tutuban Night Market
The Tutuban Night Market is one of the most visited night markets in Manila, as it’s now clean, organized, and has got everything from houseware, toys, jewelry clothes, and food stalls. The vendors start to set up at the main road network as soon as the regular malls nearby starts to close. This is the best place if you’re buying in bulks and you want to pay at a discounted price.
Lauded as Metro Manila’s #1 food and lifestyle night market, shoppers have always been delighted to splurge on an array of dishes served every Tuesday to Saturday from 6 pm to 3 am. They mostly serve Asian staples, ihaw-ihaw, desserts, and drinks. Some of the food stalls you’ll encounter are Aces Cuisine, The Pastry Shack, Cuisiners, Ms. Adobo Flakes, Bagnet Rice Patong, and more!
The Wall Intramuros Night Market
From 4 pm until midnight, you’ll surely love the vibe and the incredible finds at the Intramuros Night Market. It was opened in mid-October of 2018 and has been a go-to place for shopping and binge-eating. There are food stalls which remind us of the Myeongdong Night Market and the Shilin Night Market in Taiwan.
You can also shop for local Pinoy products from gift items, souvenir items, accessories, apparel, and other great finds. There are also live bands every night to keep the crowd entertained.
Appease your gastronomic urges when you visit Banchetto Centris. Depending on the location, they’re open every Thursday and Friday, or Friday and Saturday, from 4 pm to 2 am. Over 50 food vendors are offering different food varieties from pasta, pizza, rice variety, kebabs, barbecues, brownies, cakes and more. They also have lots of seating capacity so there’s no need to worry where to eat.
For those who’d like to take a quick break from work, from shopping to hoarding some handicrafts, then Quiapo Market is the place to be. There are various things to shop for, from fruits and vegetables to household utensils, accessories, electronics, quirky vintage items, herbal medicines or objects dedicated to Chinese culture. Everything here is affordable, making a perfect hub for shoppers.
Sabroso Street Food Market
Address: Forum Robinsons, Pioneer corner Edsa (Gateway Street, beside Go Hotel) Mandaluyong, Philippines
This night market takes a spotlight on their local chefs serving the most unique and eclectic dishes. Try out some of these tasty snacks from Bagnet Rice Potong, ChickenZilla, Mango Shake and numerous other choices. They’re open every Wednesday from 8:30 pm to 4 am, perfect for night shifts and late-night revelers who want to have a taste of quality dishes without spending too much.
Do you know any other Night Market in the Metro that we should include on the list? Comment down below and help us improve this shopping and foodie guide! Thank you!
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