Ever felt like going out but didn't know exactly where to go? Well, if it's a memorable gastronomic experience you're looking for (because who doesn't want good food right?), then look no further! These food parks each serve as a smorgasbord of delicious offerings—potential binge eating at its finest. Although the endless options may seem overwhelming at first, the bright side is that you won't have to settle for just one restaurant.
Roll up your sleeves and put your long-lasting liquid lipstick on—because in these places, calorie counting doesn't exist.
83 Xavierville Ave. Q.C.
Katipunan kids have more reasons to be happy—there's a new food park in town! Say hello to The Yard, a hip and laid-back area tucked in the midst of other mouthwatering restaurants at Xavierville. What does this new joint have to offer? Well, the place boasts of over 30 stalls that serve your favorite comfort food, desserts, and yes, even a few alcoholic drinks to spice things up.
Stalls to try: Dip & Dough, Epicure, Waff, Kotsehawan
Maginhawa St., UP Village, Quezon City
Hours: Tue to Sun 5pm to 12mn;
Don Mariano Marcos Ave., Commonwealth
Hours: Everyday 4pm to 12mn
According to Spot.ph, the mother-daughter duo who owns this beloved jewel of Maginhawa street had community culture in mind when they created StrEat. This melting pot of food trucks, food stalls, open mic nights, and film viewings make a case for the perfect chill Friday night out.
Stalls to try: G.R.EAT Burger Truck, The Lost Bread, Saucy Food MNL (Maginhawa); Barrel Smokers, Ozawa Noritako, MexiGrub (Commonwealth)
73 Block 2 Lot 28 Congressional Ave, Tandang Sora, Quezon City
Hours: Everyday 3pm-12mn
Foodies and newbies alike will get to savor what the Box Park has to offer. All food options are on-point and there's always something for everyone (think steak, pies, and fries!). Ever heard of customizable chicken tender meals? Well, they have that! These are the types of comfort food you would want to have any day—even when you're not hungover.
Stalls to try: Mr. Diggins, The Fry Guys, 1957 Chicken Stop, Porkfolio
Hours: Everyday 12nn-12am
This foodie joint in Kapitolyo is another great place to spend time with your family and friends! Not only are most of their offerings familiar (like fried chicken and yakitori), they have cool fusion menus, too: El Phante serves Thai-Mex and Tolyo's serves Mexican Bulalo soup! Some stalls even put a twist on Filipino food.
Stalls to try: Para: Filipino Sandwich Bar, Bagneto, Surfries, Niku-Q
One Fifty Maginhawa Food Park
150 Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
Hours: Monday-Thursday, Sunday: 4pm-11pm; Friday-Saturday: 4pm-1am
Another Maginhawa favorite is One Fifty Maginhawa Food Park—a well-curated spot with all your must-eat cuisines and unique, exciting eats! They have Canadian grub and Vietnamese coffee that'll make your food trip a walk in the park (pardon the pun). The place also gives off an intimate vibe. And oh, did we mention they have Spam fries?
Stalls to try: Sam's Ice Cream and Shakes, Canadian Snack Shack, Xurreria Cafe, Streets of Saigon
38 Mayaman St. cor Mahinhin St., UP Village, Diliman, Quezon City
Hours: Tuesday -Saturday: 5pm – 12am; Sunday: 3pm -10pm; Closed on Mondays
Who would've thought that a simple little carwash could house the whole world? At Merkanto, you can have the tastiest bites of international cuisines all at your fingertips. Expect the likes of Morrocan, Brazilian, Indian, Singaporean, Spanish, and Japanese street food waiting to satisfy your cravings. Jetsetting just got easier!
Stalls to try: Dapur (Indonesian food), Vietnom PH (Vietnamese), Sharie (Morrocan)
Have fun and enjoy your food trip!