8 Budget Restaurants in Mandaluyong to Try


It’s no secret that Metro Manila’s key cities are abundant with secret food stores that the foodie in you will love. Whether it’s the hunt for new food tastes and environment, you’ll find yourself running an endless search for your next food trip.

While searching for an apartment for rent in Mandaluyong would help you get close to the heart of Metro’s food stops, below are some of the budget food trips that offers quality food experiences without making your wallet break:


Charlie Wanton House
265 Haig, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila


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If you’ve been around Mandaluyong for a few times, you might have heard of the famous Charlie Wanton Special: tasty Chinese food that won’t cause you more than 300 pesos. With lots of choices to select from, you’ll definitely crave for more. Just be wary though, lunch times tend to get pack so it might be a struggle to find a convenient parking spot if you’re going by car.


Garahe Burger Burrito
7 San Jose Street Hulo Mandaluyong


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Garahe’s famed burger x burrito tandem is loved by visitors far and wide. Here, you can have a taste of distinctive burgers and burrito, a unique experience that Garahe offers to foodies. At your first visit, Garahe will be hard to find due to its location (fortunately, a lot of residents around know the place well), but once you’re there your appetite will be satisfied.


Chef Arch’s Lime Street Food Na Pina Sosyal
160 San Rafael St. Mandaluyong


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Chef Arc’s food specialties will offer foodies an interesting twist on Filipinos’ loved street foods. From soups to pizzas to pastas, every item on the menu is topped off with an appetizing turn. Aside from the unique food offers, you’ll also be serenaded with acoustic sessions that will make your stay worthwhile.


Kanto Freestyle Breakfast
549 San Joaquin St. Brgy. Plainview Mandaluyong


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Kanto Freestyle Breakfast is a popular freestyle dining in the Metro. From its first branch in Mandaluyong, it later expanded to other key cities, such as Makati, Libis, and Marikina. Offering Filipino and American gourmet breakfast, Kanto will make you full and satisfied without spending most of your money. The affordability and reputable breakfasts are its greatest point.


R & J Bulalohan
600 Boni Avenue, Brgy. Plainview Mandaluyong


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If you talk about authentic Bulalo in the Philippines, the first place that normally comes into mind is Tagaytay. However, when in Mandaluyong, you can also see taste genuine bulalo that won’t cost you more than 300 pesos. For a long time, the bulalo offered in this place has left countless foodies coming back to taste bulalo, Mandaluyong style.


Tabing Ilog
827 Coronado St. Hulo Mandaluyong


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Apart from Tabing Ilog’s affordable food, their menu selection is interesting and witty as well. Here, you’ll be ordering ‘May Forever’ pasta, ‘Aba Matinde’ chicken, ‘Tapos ka na’ porkchop, and many others. The creative menu and affordability made Tabing Ilog a frequent go-to for most residents and foodies.


16 P. Oliveros St., Barangka Itaas Mandaluyong


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Minandal is one of Mandaluyong’s well-loved cheap and quality eats in the city. Their burgers, fries, and shakes are a favorite among the foodies, often coming back to taste the other offered flavors. When the restaurant recently closed for renovation, most customers were disappointed with the situation. Not long after, Minandal reopened again, coming back with more improved and better food servings and location.


Kar’s Kitchen
373 Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong


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Topping off our list is Kar’s Kitchen. Offering various Filipino-style meals under 100 pesos, you’ll always have spare change for their renowned ice cream delicacies. From sundaes to shakes and coffee, your cravings for a hearty meal under 500 pesos will be solved. Kar’s Kitchen also comes up with different daily specialties and seasonal promos so you might want to take advantage of it.

Mandaluyong still has a lot to offer. From palatable food stops and places to chill, you’ll have a great time exploring what the city has to offer. For starters, you might want to check out certain apartment for rent in Mandaluyong vacancies to get you started in your journey at the city.


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