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10 BEST BGC Restaurants and Cafes: Your Ultimate Dining Guide to Taguig’s Finest

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With its eclectic mix of restaurants and cafes, Bonifacio Global City is joining the likes of Maginhawa and Poblacion as top foodie destinations. From trendy bistros serving up international cuisines to cozy cafes brewing artisanal coffee, BGC offers a gastronomic adventure like no other.

Whether you’re craving for traditional Filipino cuisine, Japanese ramen, Spanish tapas, or a good ole steak, BGC has it all. In this article, we’ll dish out the best BGC restaurants and cafes that you should try on your next visit.

1. Wildflour Café + Bakery

Wildflour Restaurant
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Manila’s favorite brunch spot can be found in BGC! Wildflour Café + Bakery is known for its all-day brunch menu, freshly baked pastries, and artisanal coffee. They offer a cozy ambiance perfect for casual dining or catching up with friends.

Step into this haven and be greeted by an irresistible array of pastries. It’s the kind of love story with bread that you never knew you needed.

  • Budget: Upscale
  • Location: GF Six/Neo 4th Avenue, Corner 26th St
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday 7 AM–10 PM / Friday 6 AM–2 AM / Saturday 6 AM–11 PM / Sunday 6 AM–10 PM

2. Tomatito Sexy Tapas Bar

As you can guess by the name, this isn’t your ordinary Spanish restaurant. One of the top-rated BGC restaurants, Tomatito Sexy Tapas Bar serves up flavorful tapas, paellas, and cocktails in a lively atmosphere. Their menu features a mix of traditional and modern Spanish dishes that are perfect for sharing.

It’s vibrant, it’s lively, and each dish packs a punch that’ll jive with every taste bud.

  • Budget: Upscale
  • Address: BGC Corporate Center 11th Avenue, corner 30th St
  • Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11 AM–11 PM / Friday and Saturday 11 AM–12 AM

3. Gallery by Chele

Gallery by Chele
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One of the best fine-dining restaurants in BGC, Gallery by Chele is an award-winning restaurant led by the visionary chef Chele Gonzales. In 2021, it was included in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants’ extended list of must-try venues.

This spot is known for using local ingredients to create Filipino dishes with a modern twist. It’s also a great restaurant for romantic occasions, as you can enjoy a 10-course meal with paired wines with your significant other — an endeavor that will take you on an amazing gastronomic journey around the Philippines.

  • Budget: Upscale
  • Address: 5/F Clipp Center, 11th Avenue corner, 39th St
  • Hours: Daily 12–4 PM, 6–11 PM (Closed on Mondays)

4. The Wholesome Table

The Wholesome Table - one of the best BGC restaurants
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For health-conscious diners, The Wholesome Table in Bonifacio High Street is your sanctuary. This restaurant serves organic and sustainably sourced dishes, made from fresh local ingredients. Their menu includes a variety of breakfast plates, power bowls, sandwiches and burgers, pasta, and hearty mains.

The Wholesome Table’s motto is “Eat consciously, live consciously,” and they are indeed successful in serving guilt-free goodness in a plate.

  • Budget: Midrange
  • Address: Central Square, 30th St Bonifacio High Street
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday 11 AM–9 PM/Friday to Saturday 11 AM–10 PM

5. The Fat Seed Cafe + Roastery

The Fat Seed Cafe + Roastery
(Photo by The Fat Seed Cafe + Roastery)

Freshly brewed coffee? Check. Good food? Check. Instagram-worthy interiors with cool mural art? Check. There are so many things to love about this place that you should definitely include this in your next list of BGC restaurants and cafes to try!

The Fat Seed Cafe + Roastery offers a variety of food — including their breakfast bestsellers “The Notorious Big” and “Chia Bowl,” burgers and sandwiches, pasta, mains like signature porkchop, and more. They also offer hot espresso and cold drinks, as well as plant-based milks.

This café is a great spot for coffee enthusiasts and food lovers, as well as those looking for a nice brunch spot or a place to hang out with friends.

  • Budget: Midrange
  • Address: One Maridien, 27th Street
  • Hours: Daily 7 AM–10 PM

6. Abe

Gallery by Chele
(Photo by Gallery by Chele)

Located in Serenda — a short walk away from Bonifacio High Street, Abe is one of the hidden gems of BGC. This homegrown restaurant offers traditional Filipino cuisine, consisting mainly of Kapampangan dishes as well as other gourmet selection.

Abe is a great option for group meals, as well as those craving for delicious Filipino food or who have foreign friends whom they want to introduce to local flavors. Their specialties include knockout knuckles (traditional fried crispy pata), pritong baby hito, biringhe, betute, and binukadkad na plapla. Cap off your meal with a fresh fruit juice or sago’t gulaman, a childhood favorite of many Filipinos.

So the next time you’re in BGC, don’t forget to try the special local dishes at Abe.

  • Budget: Midrange
  • Address: Global Art BGC, Serendra
  • Hours: Daily 11 AM–10 PM

7. Mendokoro Ramenba

We know that Filipinos love ramen, and Mendokoro Ramenba often tops the list of best ramen restaurants in Manila.

Every ramen bowl at this Japanese restaurant features rich broth and perfect noodles — from tonkotsu ramen, with its creamy pork bone broth and tender chasu pork, to the spicy and aromatic tantanmen. Complete your meal with their popular sides, including gyoza and chicken karaage.

Mendokoro Ramenba’s branch in BGC is often full, even on non-busy hours, so bring a little patience along with your appetite.

With its dedication to quality and authenticity, Mendokoro Ramenba is one of the must-visit BGC restaurants especially for ramen aficionados.

  • Budget: Midrange
  • Address: Mitsukoshi BGC
  • Hours: Daily 10 AM–11 PM

8. Nanyang Restaurant

Food at Nanyang Restaurant
Nasi lemak and prawn laksa.

We know how challenging it can be to find good yet affordable restaurants in BGC, but worry not, we’re here to help!

Nanyang Restaurant offers a slice of Singapore right at the heart of Bonifacio High Street. They offer affordable Singaporean favorites like hainanese chicken, nasi lemak, and laksa noodle soup, as well as an extensive choices of coffee (or kopi) and tea. If you’re looking for a breakfast staple to start your day, try their set of crowd-favorite kaya toast with egg and your choice of drinks.

Whether you’re craving for Singaporean cuisine or simply looking for a budget-friendly dining option, Nanyang Restaurant is one of the best BGC restaurants you need to try.

  • Budget: Budget-friendly
  • Location: Bonifacio High Street
  • Hours: Daily 11 AM–9 PM

9. Savage

Savage provides a unique dining experience with its focus on wood-fired cooking. They serve mainly modern European cuisine, with a short curated menu including popular items such as dry-aged ribeye, flank, and octopus.

In addition, Savage also offers a selection of craft cocktails, premium wines, and local beers to complement your meal.

Whether you’re looking for a dining spot to chill with friends or have a romantic evening with your special someone, Savage’s dark, relaxing ambiance and delicious good will make your experience memorable.

  • Budget: Upscale
  • Address: Arya Residences, McKinley Parkway
  • Hours: Daily 11 AM–10 PM

10. Parmigiano

BGC Parmigiano - pizza

Parmigiano (formerly called Mamma Mia) is a beloved Italian restaurant that brings the flavors and charms of Italy to the vibrant dining scene in BGC, Taguig.

Get transported to the trattorias of Italy with their rustic décor and traditional dishes such as cheese wheel pasta, classic carbonara and lasagna, paella, and a variety of pizza including our favorite — burrata pizza.

The restaurant has several other branches in and around Manila (including one in Alabang West), and each has their own exclusive items in the menu. Their Uptown Mall BGC branch offers the crowd-favorite 6-foot pizza lunga, mortadella e pistachio, and Italian meatball bomb.

Whether you’re dining with family, friends, or that special someone, Parmigiano offers a warm atmosphere and great food where you can savor the flavors of Italy. It’s one of the must-visit restaurants in BGC for Italian cuisine lovers.

  • Budget: Upscale
  • Address: Uptown Mall
  • Hours: Daily 11 AM–10 PM

Where to stay in BGC

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There you have it — a cheat sheet to the creme de la creme of BGC’s dining scene. Go on and feast like the king or queen you are — BGC’s got you covered!

Do you have other restaurants and cafes in BGC you’d like to recommend? Let us know in the comment section below!

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