If you haven’t heard of the mango float in a cup, then you may need to leave the rock you’ve been hiding under. It’s been the biggest craze to hit Manila since milk tea or Korean barbecues. It’s a simple but oh so tasty combination of cream, mango fruit and graham biscuits in a cup. Whether you’re neck deep in the mango float hype train or yet to have your first one, we’ve got a few suggestions for the best mango float in Manila to try.
5 places to visit for the best mango float in Manila
1. Mango Float Supreme Manila
Where: Greenfield District, Manila
Among the first stalls to start selling little pots of crunchy sweet goodness, Mango Float Supreme Manila certainly has a stake as the best mango float in Manila. You can get your hands on a cup only during the weekends as the kiosk is in the Greenfield District Weekend Market from 5pm to midnight. Definitely a must-try if you need a refreshing weekend treat!
2. Maxi Mango
Where: See their FB page
Everyone looks a rags-to-riches story. Started in Dec 2017 by Miki and Ivan Velasquez, they poured their heart and soul in their unique twist on the mango float in a cup. They went from not having their own home to live in with their two children, to being successful entrepreneurs and co-owners of a one of the most anticipated desserts in the Philippines. And it’s telling how popular it is since people were willing to wait four hours and thirty minutes for a mango float. You didn’t read that wrong.
Could this be the best mango float in Manila?
3. Manila Creamery
Where: 3/F Building B, SM Megamall, Julia Vargas cor. EDSA, 1555 Mandaluyong
Manila Creamery announce the latest arrival of their take on mango float in a cup in style! Their concoction is made with layers of Manila Creamery’s mango ice cream, pandan whipped cream, graham crackers, and an addition of crumbly Biscoff biscuits! Cubes of fresh mango sit on top of the float with a drizzling of Biscoff syrup.
One word – yum!
4. Pan De Manila
Where: See their website
Yup, Manila’s favorite panaderia now offers mango floats! Pan De Manila’s mango float comes kitted out with the expected graham biscuits and fresh mango slices. But instead of vanilla ice cream, you get a serving of sweet coconut ice cream! If you’re not a fan of mango, then try the Avocado Float or Strawberry Float for good measure!
5. Iyah’s Ice Cream Milkshake
Where: Second Floor, SM City San Lazaro, Santa Cruz, Manila
Looking for something slightly different from the same old mango float in a cup? Iyah’s take on the mango float is a deconstructed ice cream with marshmallow pieces. So sweet and so good!