Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Where to EAT in BULACAN: Highly Recommended Homegrown Restaurants in Bulacan

Restaurants and cafes are sprouting like mushrooms in the recent years in the province of Bulacan most especially in Malolos, the province's capital city.

Each restaurant provides a great dining experience with its exceptional menu offerings to satisfy your food cravings. 

Here is a list of Bulacan's highly recommended homegrown restaurants based on my personal experience.




Where to EAT in BULACAN?




BUFFET

1. Hapag Events Place and Restaurants




Hapag Events Place and Restaurants started in the catering business before it ventures to a buffet restaurant. It also functions as a venue for occasions like birthday, baptismal and wedding receptions. If available, you must try their Nachos de Longganisa de Calumpit, Lechon Kawali Kare-Kare, 3 in 1 Sinigang and Pastillas Con Hielo.

Budget:  299 pesos per head

Address: Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center, Provincial Capitol Compound,                              Brgy Guinhawa, City of Malolos, Bulacan
               2nd Floor, A Square, DRT Hi-Way, Brgy Pinagbarilan,
                             Baliwag, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 2 PM, 6 PM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday

Contact Details: (044) 795 0114


2. The Pastry Chef




The Pastry Chef is a buffet restaurant that will satisfy your sweets craving. They serve cakes and pastries together with pasta and viands in their buffet table.

Budget:  299 pesos per head valid for 1.5 hours (Malolos)
               199 pesos per head valid for 1.5 hours (Pulilan)

Address: McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Tikay, City of Malolos, Bulacan
               National Hi-Way, Brgy Longos, Pulilan, Bulacan
Parking Area: Limited Parking Slot
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0933 810 5278 |  0915 170 8240 (Malolos)
                           (044) 797 2209 (Malolos)
                           0933 874 6688 | (044) 802 5203 (Pulilan)


3. Cafe De Apati




Cafe De Apati is part of the growing list of buffet restaurant and events place in the province of Bulacan. They serve a different variety of food on their buffet table.

Budget:  199 pesos per head

Address: 99 JP Rizal Street, Brgy Makinabang, Baliwag, Bulacan

Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 11 AM to 2 PM, 6 PM to 9  PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0927 545 3375


4. InfinityMeals





InfinityMeals is the restaurant for health conscious. They serve guilt free and MSG free dishes like pasta and pizza.

Budget:  218 pesos per head (Deluxe Buffet)

Address: Manila North Road, McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Bulihan, 
                         City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM | Monday to Sunday

Contact Details: 0906 237 9366


SAMGYUPSAL and SHABU-SHABU

1. Yumgyeopsal




Authentic and affordable Samgyupsal place which started in Plaridel Bulacan. For two hours, you can enjoy their unlimited pork, chicken, beef and side dishes.

Budget: Children 3 ft and below - Free
              Children 3 ft and 4ft - 175 pesos
              Children 4ft and above - Regular Price
              Regular Price - 275 pesos per head (pork and chicken)

                                  - 375 pesos per head (pork, chicken, and beef)



Address: 2nd Floor, Total Gasoline Station, Plaridel-Pulilan Diversion Road, 
                        Brgy Parulan, Plaridel, Bulacan
               3rd Floor Violago Plaza, Brgy Pagala, Baliwag, Bulacan
               S Cube Building, Cagayan Valley Road, Brgy Sta Rita, 
                        Guiguinto, Bulacan
               Governor Halili Avenue, Brgy BiƱang 2nd, Bocaue, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 11 AM to 11 PM | Tuesday to Sunday

Contact Details: 0943 295 6438 (Plaridel)
                           0917 172 9374 (Baliwag)
                           0917 176 3280 (Guiguinto)
                           0999 479 6853 (Bocaue)





2. Seoul Station Korean Barbeque




The best Korean barbeque restaurant in Malolos. This restaurant offers unlimited pork, chicken, beef and side dishes.

Budget: 388 pesos per head (pork and chicken)

              488 pesos per head (pork, chicken, and beef)

Address: 2nd Floor, Eco-Commercial Complex Main Building, 

                         McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Guinhawa, Malolos City

Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 11 AM to 9 PM | Monday to Thursday and Sunday
                             11AM to 10PM | Friday and Saturday

Contact Details: 0977 322 5344


3. 1970 Shabu-Shabu and Korean Grill




Shabu-Shabu and Korean Barbeque restaurant in Malolos. They serve ala carte and unlimited items on their menu.

Budget:  299 pesos per head


Address: Twins Plaza, KM41 McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Bulihan, 

                         City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 11 PM | Monday to Sunday

Contact Details: (044) 305 3102


FILIPINO RESTAURANT

1. Bistro Maloleno




Bistro Maloleno serves Bulacan heritage cuisines, most of their bestsellers are associated with different Filipino heroes.

Must Try: Nilagang Manok sa Puti na may Asparagus, Pochero ni Plaridel, Seafoods Fiesta, Hamon Bulakenya, Pinaso

Budget: 300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: 01 Valenzuela Street, Capitol View Park, Brgy Bulihan, 
                        City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Limited Parking Area
Operating Hours: 11 AM to 9 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: (044) 795 5655


2. Kabisera




Kabisera offers good food in a well decorated interior and a very friendly ambiance. A perfect place to enjoy the company of your friends and family while listening to jazz and bossa nova music.

Must Try: Kabiserang Manok, Sisig, Sinigang na Baboy

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: Sampaguita Street, Alido Heights Subdivision, Brgy Bulihan, 
                        City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Side Street Parking
Operating Hours: 9 AM to 11 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0915 311 1248


3. Kamayan sa Villares




Kamayan sa Villares offers the classic Filipino boodle fight which includes seafood and meat dishes.

Must Try: Boodle Feast Set

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: Lot 8, Blk 7, La Residencia, Villares Village, Calumpit, Bulacan
Parking Area: Side Street Parking
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0915 311 3335


4. Cafe Apolonio Restaurant




Cafe Apolonio is an ancestral house converted into a restaurant that serves Filipino cuisines.

Must Try: Sinigang, Laing, Kare-Kare

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: 194 Brgy Bonga Menor, Bustos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0917 178 7752


5. Senora Carmen Garden Restaurant




Senora Carmen is an open-air restaurant which serves affordable and quality Filipino food.

Must Try: Kare-Kare, Sisig, Leche Flan

Budget:  200 to 400 pesos for two people

Address: 8002 McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Longos, City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Limited Parking Lot | Side Street Parking
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 2 AM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 802 6704




STEAKHOUSE

1. Amigoo's Steakhouse




A hidden gem in Malolos, Amigoo’s serves your favorite steaks at an affordable price.

Must Try: Steaks, Pizza

Budget:  300 to 600 pesos for two people

Address: The Cabanas, KM44/45 McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Longos, 
                        City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 9 AM to 1130 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: (044) 233 3530


2. Amelito's Sizzling House



A budget-friendly sizzling house originated in Malolos with various branches in different parts of Bulacan and Metro Manila. They offer the best sizzling plate dishes starting from Php 55.00 with unlimited rice, unlimited soup and unlimited gravy.

Must Try: Longadog, Breaded Chicken Fillet, Pork Sisig, Chicken BBQ, Spicy Squid, Fried Chicken, T-Bone Steak

Budget: 100 to 150 pesos for two people

Address: Paseo del Congreso, Brgy Catmon, Malolos City, Bulacan
               McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Longos, Malolos City, Bulacan
               6 A Luna Street, Brgy Concepcion, Baliwag, Bulacan
               McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Binang 1st, Bocaue, Bulacan
               McArthur Hi-Way, Calumpit, Bulacan
               Brgy Tabang, Guiguinto, Bulacan
               Albatross Street, St Francis Subdivision, Meycauyan City, Bulacan
               2nd Floor Mango Building, Brgy Banga 1st, Plaridel, Bulacan
               F Santiago Street, Sta Maria, Bulacan
               Pecsonville Subdivision, San Jose Del Monte City, Bulacan
               Brgy Poblacion, San Ildefonso, Bulacan
Parking Area: Limited Parking Slot
Operating Hours: 8 AM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0915 343 1758

BranchesPadre Algue Street, Manila
                 Himalayan Road Pasong Tamo, Tandang Sora, Quezon City
                 Quirino Hi-Way, Novaliches, Quezon City
                 236 MH Del Pilar Street, Brgy Santulan, Malabon

                 2nd Floor Celdrin's Building, Brgy San Vicente, Gapan, Nueva Ecija



PIZZA, PASTA, and BURGER

1. Tomato Cannon




The best pizza and pasta place in Malolos. A small cozy restaurant that serves quality food at an affordable price.

Must Try: Pasta, Pizza

Budget:  200 to 400 pesos for two people

Address: 581 KM41 McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Bulihan, City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Side Street Parking
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 8 PM | Monday to Sunday 
Contact Details: 0921 016 6841


2. Surf Burger




Surf Burger serves pasta and burger dishes in their Baler surfing inspired interior.

Must Try: Pasta, Burger

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: Governor Halili Avenue, Brgy Turo, Bocaue, Bulacan
               McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Sumapang Matanda, 
                         City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Side Street Parking
Operating Hours: 2 PM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0956 697 7679 (Bocaue)


3. Grill'd Spot




Grill’d Spot is a burger joint that serves 100% pure beef patty made fresh every day and cooked medium to preserve its tenderness and distinct flavor.

Must Try: Burger

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: Manila North Road, Brgy Bulihan, City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Side Street Parking
Operating Hours: 11 AM to 8 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0945 706 2099


PINOY BREAKFAST/MERIENDA

1. Lugaw in Abel




Lugaw ni Abel serves pure beef only in their special porridge. They also serve rice meals and other breakfast/merienda options.

Must Try: Lugaw Laman, Lugaw Puso, Fried Shanghai, Sizzling Plates

Budget:  100 to 150 pesos for two people

Address: Brgy Santissima Trinidad, City of Malolos, Bulacan 
Parking Area: Street Side Parking
Operating Hours: 7 AM to 6 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: (044) 644 3241


2. Os Lomi




Os Lomi serves authentic Batangas Lomi with overloaded toppings. Their garage was turned into a simple restaurant to accommodate their patrons.

Must Try: Lomi Overload

Budget:  100 to 200 pesos for two people

Address: Narra Street, Phase 6, Rocka Village, Brgy Tabang, Plaridel, Bulacan
Parking Area: Street Side Parking
Operating Hours: 9 AM to 6 PM | Monday to Saturday
Contact Details: 09955137358


3. Sossi Goto




A small carinderia type of restaurant which servers porridge, silog meals and sizzling plates at a very affordable price. 

Must Try: Goto Overload, Sizzling Plates

Budget:  100 to 200 pesos for two people

Address: Ilang-Ilang Street, Brgy San Jose, Plaridel, Bulacan
Parking Area: Street Side Parking
Operating Hours: 6 AM to 9 PM | Monday to Thursday
                             6 AM to 12 MN | Friday to Sunday


INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT

1. Kalye Mabini




Kalye Mabini offers Italian and American dishes with the touch of Filipino flavor.

Must Try: Lomo Ribs, Mama’s Salad, Red Velvet Cupcake

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: 214 A. Mabini Street, Brgy Mojon, City of Malolos, Bulacan
Parking Area: Street Side Parking
Operating Hours: 11 AM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0917 518 4242


JAPANESE RESTAURANT

1. Ganchan Japanese Cuisine



Ganchan serves authentic Japanese cuisine. 

Must Try: Mango Kani Salad, California Maki, Tempura Maki


Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people


Address: McArthur Hi-Way, Brgy Tikay, City of Malolos, Bulacan

Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 12 NN to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: (044) 760 7297
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ganchanjapanesecuisine


RESTOBAR / BAR & GRILL

1. Guilbert's Place




The premier restaurant in Plaridel, an open-air restaurant with a romantic ambiance.

Must Try: Sisig, Laing, Tuna Belly

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: Cagayan Valley Road, Brgy Tabang, Plaridel, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 4 PM to 12 MN | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: (044) 794 4279


2. Pepper's Grill






Pepper’s Grill will satisfy your grilled food cravings, visit them if you want to experience Spanish and Filipino inspired dishes.

Must Try: Bangus Sisig, Sizzling Seafood, Crispy Pata, Grilled Food

Budget:  300 to 500 pesos for two people

Address: 780 Brgy Bagbaguin, Santa Maria, Bulacan
Parking Area: Available
Operating Hours: 930 AM to 12 MN | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0917 867 1111


PICK-UP AND DELIVERY

1. Chef’s Home




Chef’s Home offers free delivery services in the following city and municipalities: Meycauyan, Marilao, Bocaue Malolos, Plaridel, Calumpit, Hagonoy, Baliuag, Pulilan, San Rafael and Valenzuela.

Must Try: Creamy Lasagna, Spaghetti with Meatballs, American Apple Pie

Budget:  700 pesos for a party for ten people

Address: Paombong, Bulacan
Operating Hours: 9 AM to 7 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0917 968 8976 | 0949 695 5930


2. Oxim’s




Pickup and Meetup service for your maki cravings.

Must Try: Shrimp Maki, Crab Maki

Budget:  150 to 250 pesos per order
               550 to 1650 pesos per platter

Address: Brgy Banga 1st, Plaridel, Bulacan
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0917 453 5483
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChefOxim



3. Rancho's Barbeque




The top-selling barbeque in Bulacan available in various location in the province as well as places like Valenzuela City, Navotas City, Makati City, Novaliches City, Caloocan City, Quezon City, Cavite, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija. The company is recognized as the Best Tasting Barbeque Food Stand Business in the 16th Q Asia National Product Quality Excellence Awards. 

Must Try: Pork Barbeque, Chicken Barbeque, Chicken Intestines

Budget: 50 to 100 pesos for two people

Address: 353 Brgy Sta Rosa 1, Marilao, Bulacan
Contact Details: 0999-804-1969 | 0916-257-5483 | 0923-970-7761



4. Jason's Crispy Pata



Super affordable putok-batok meals for your next foodtrip with the family and inuman session with friends.

Must Try: Crispy Pata, Crispy Sisig, Dinakdakan, Lechon Kawali

Budget: 55 to 150 pesos for two people

Address: Menzyland Homes, Brgy Mojon, Malolos City, Bulacan
Operating Hours: 3 PM to 10 PM | Monday to Sunday
Contact Details: 0915 960 1138

BranchBlock 1 Lot 81 Katapatan Homes, Brgy Banay-Banay, Cabuyao, Laguna


P.S. If you have other must-try restaurants in the province of Bulacan, you may leave the name, location and recommended food/drinks in the comment box below. I will try to visit them soon and include it on the list above.

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2 comments:

  1. Hi, i recommend you to try bes burger in bulihan malolos city. Its a home garage turn into resto.im just a fan of this resto. Cute yung name ng mga menu. �� hopefully you can add it on your list. Godbless

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    1. Hi Mhay, thank you for dropping by. I will check on Bes Burger and visit them anytime soon.

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