7 Beloved Filipino food chains you can now enjoy in Singapore
These Filipino franchises in Singapore are beloved homegrown brands poised to win the hearts of local foodies. Get a taste of what they have to offer, here.
The Philippines has a an array of homegrown brands with flavours that are poised to win the heart of the world, including fellow food-loving country Singapore. These 7 brands are leading the pack and we can’t wait to share more of our local favourites with the world.
1. Churreria La Lola
Churreria La Lola opened its first outlet outside the Philippines in Singapore, at The Central in Clarke Quay. Beloved for their varied, delicious Spanish dough pastries, dips and glazings, including Dark, White, Matcha, and Purple Yam.
La lola has a special treat for Singapore foodies, with exclusive treats that can’t be found anywhere else: Pork Floss Xuxo churros, kaya dip, cream cheese dip, and the Mango Yakult Tea.
2. Potato Corner
Beloved for their flavourful fries since 1992, Filipino homegrown brand finally made it to Singapore’s shores in 2018. They first opened in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2006, which marked their first international outlet.
Singapore foodies can expect to enjoy classic flavoured fries that generations of Filipinos have come to love, like sour cream, cheese, and barbecue.
Jollibee is truly the most iconic Filipino fast food chain with dozens of outlets all over the world, including their branch in Singapore, which opened its doors in 2013 at Lucky Plaza.
Their bestsellers include their famous Chicken joy, Jolly spaghetti, and yum burgers.They currently have several branches across Singapore. They are currently working on opening 15 more branches islandwide in the next 5 years.
4. Yellow Cab
This Filipino homegrown pizza chain first opened a branch in Singapore in 2017 at CityLink Mall. They now have over 150 branches in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, China, and the Philippines.
In Singapore, foodies can sink their teeth into tasty favourites like New York’s finest, which has pepperoni, salami, Italian sausage, ground beef, and veggies or the Dear Darla roasted garlic and ricotta cheese, which is served with alfalfa sprouts and arugula. Their pizzas come in 10, 14, or 18-inch sizes.
5. Tapa King
Beloved for their take on the Filipino breakfast staple tapsilog (tender beef served with garlic rice and fried egg), Tapa King opened its first branch in the Philippines back in 1987. They first arrived in Singapore in 2016 and since then has been whipping up Filipino comfort food favourites, such as crispy liempo and spicy tuyo.
Bibingkitan, whose name is a play on “bibingka” (rice cake) and “balingkinitan,” (small), has been specialising in native fluffy, Filipino rice cakes. Their menu also includes bibingka in an array of flavours, like ube, peanut butter, macapuno, and pastillas.
7. Iskina Cebu
This homegrown concept specialises in authentic crispy lechon. It first brought its signature crispy and juicy roasted pork and legit Cebu delicacies to Singapore as part of Timbre+ gastropark. Today, it has its own space in Ayer Rajah Crescent.
What Filipino food chains in Singapore do you love? Let us know in the comments!