Manila is a culinary hot pot for exotic food from far and wide. So it makes sense that there are 24-hour restaurants in Manila to cater for empty stomachs at any time of day. Whether you’ve just finished a late-night shift, or have very early errands to run, start your day off right (or end on a high note) with these choices for 24-hour restaurants in Manila!
11 24-hour restaurants in Manila to sneak in a late night meal
Address: Milady Square Building, 28 Jupiter Street, Bel-Air, Makati City; The Fort Strip, Bonifacio Global City; Westgate Center, Filinvest City, Muntinlupa City; 263 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes, Parañaque City
Whistlestop is the trendsetter for 24-hour restaurants in Manila, being the first eatery to be open at all hours. Established in 1977, it’s been on the foodie scene for a long time. After closing between 2005 to 2009, it reopened and continues to feed hungry mouths across the city.
Crowd favourites include the Goto Arroz Caldo for Php110. Otherwise, you can dig into the popular Morning Lightweight for Php165.
2. Early Bird Breakfast Club
Address: Unit C, Ground Floor, Fort Pointe 2 Building, The Fort Complex, 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City 1634 Taguig
Of all the 24-hour restaurants in Manila, head here if you fancy an all-day breakfast menu. In particular, you can tuck into the Sunny Salpicao or Lemon Butter Bangus. Everyone loves ordering the Bacon and Pineapple Scotch eggs.
If breakfast isn’t your cup of tea, then you can order other classic mains like Risotto to stem the tide.
3. Recovery Food
Address: G/F Crossroad, 32nd St cor 8th Ave, BGC, Taguig
Recovery Food presents a unique concept from the 24-hour restaurants in Manila. What else cures a hangover? A tasty and filling meal.
The dishes come in two sizes depending on your needs. Order Regular for a standard sized meal. Otherwise, get a Full Recovery if you need to get back to your best.
The most ordered dish is the Happy Beef Rice at Php160 for Regular or Php290 for the Full Recovery.
4. Goto Monster
Address: Primo de Rivera Street corner Pablo Ocampo Sr. Extension, La Paz, Makati City; Salo Park, 562 J. Nakpil Street, Malate, Manila City
Everyone’s favourite comfort food is available for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Or even just a late-night snack! The Goto Beef Tripe is available at Php95 to warm you up with its beefy broth all day long.
Address: Various locations
When we think of 24-hour joints, American diners commonly comes to mind. Denny’s serves up authentic American fare to keep you full until your next meal. Expect buttermilk pancakes, waffles, and burgers. Local favourites like adobo and tapsilog are also on the menu if you’re not in the mood for Western cuisine.
6. Handlebar Bar & Grill
Address: 31 Polaris Street, Bel Air, Makati; +63 2 8982189
Home to the Mad Dog Motorcycle Club, you’ll find equally raucous food. Popular dishes include the Chilly Cheese Steak at Php357, Sizzling Fajitas for Php395, and Clam Chowder at Php130.
A great choice for the drinks specials and late night live entertainment.
7. Tai Koo HK Roast
Address: F151 Forbeswood Heights, Rizal Drive cor Burgos Circle, BGC, Taguig
Get your roast duck fix in this 24-hour restaurant. Authentic Hong Kong roast duck for a succulent and juicy meaty option is on offer – the best news is its open all day. Order the Duck, Roast Pork Belly, and Char Siu Pork Rice combo for only Php298 for the best of all worlds. And let’s not forget the free soup!
8. The Aristocrat
Address: 432 San Andres Street corner Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila City
Of all the 24-hour restaurants in Manila, The Aristocrat probably holds the longest record for being open. Established in 1936, there’s a reason why people keep coming back here at all hours. People love the Filipino-style chicken barbecue with orange-tinged java rice, served with a dark, sweet, and nutty dipping sauce. The Three-Piece Chicken Barbecue at Php210 is a delicious sharing dish as well.
Address: 1782 Adriatico Street, Malate, Manila City.
Korean barbeque joints are bountiful, but few are open 24 hours. Makchang serves delicious cuts of meat to be seared to juicy perfection. The Samgyeopsal at Php300 will do just the trick to satisfy meat cravings. Upgrade to the Beef Galbi at Php730 for a real meaty treat. Side dishes are unlimited, so get your Korean BBQ fix here!
10. Old Swiss Inn
Address: G/F Somerset Olympia, Makati Avenue corner Santo Tomas Street, Urdaneta, Makati City
Old Swiss Inn arguably introduced European delicacies like Gnagi or cured pork knuckles with sauerkraut. The Fresh Corned Beef at Php690 is another delicious choice. Expect tender beef brisket served with sauteed cabbage and a side of boiled potatoes.
While we love rice like there’s no tomorrow, Old Swiss Inn showcases the humble potato in its starchy glory.
11. Mister Kabab
Address: 31 West Avenue, Del Monte, Quezon City
Mister Kabab brings out the best of Middle-Eastern cuisine and has been doing so for three decades. The Kabab Platter at Php500 highlights the herby and gamey meats that go well with the yoghurt-garlic sauce. You get two sticks each of chicken, beef, and lamb. Order the Yoghurt Shake at Php70 for a refreshing drink to keep the spice levels down while also keeping you cool in the heat.