The Aristocrat


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The Aristocrat

Another chain of restaurants, Aristocrat is famous for its chicken barbecue with Java rice among other Filipino comfort food like kare-kare (Filipino stew) and crispy pata (crispy deep-fried pork leg). This Filipino-owned family corporation has a reputation as “The Philippines’ Most Popular Restaurant” and has become a landmark that inspired the development of the restaurant industry within the country.


Few would claim Philippine food was among Asia’s best. However, Filipinos love food, especially a long lunch, eaten with their hands off a banana leaf. Manila is one of the most affordable places to enjoy Thai, Chinese, Japanese, French, and Italian food to international standards. Excellent service and beautiful settings make Manila a happy place to wine and dine. So here are the top restaurants in Manila, Philippines: