7 Places to Dine for A Simple Father’s Day

by | Jun 15, 2017

Father’s Day is just around the corner! (It’s on June 18, by the way.) Whether you’re looking to heighten your bonding experience with Dad or keep it cozy simple with a common activity, you will totally dig these restos! We’ve got you covered with a list of quirky new places for all types of dads to try out around Metro Manila. They are definitely worth visiting since they are semi-newbies to the industry, most existing with only one branch!



1. Zoo Coffee



Perfect For: The Animal-Loving Dad


Although there may not be any real animals here, the life-size stuffed toys in this Korean owned resto are adorable substitutes! Watch as dad awes and coos at the critters seated on the chairs and laid down on the floor. They are very subtle conversationalists too!




Must Try: Strawberry Bread


Address: G/F Alphaland Makati Place, Ayala Avenue Extension cor. Malugay Street, Bel-air, Makati

Telephone: (02) 998 7608

Open: Mondays to Fridays from 7AM to 11PM

           Saturdays from 8AM to 11PM

           Sundays from 10AM to 11PM



2. Seoul Train Korean BBQ



Perfect For: The Closet Koreaboo Dad


Another Korean-inspired diner! No matter how old you are, you can still play pretend with Dad here and imagine yourselves inside a real Seoul Train Station because of the cute ambiance! There are some very reasonable prices of food here, but be sure to bring your credit card just in case you won’t be able to stop yourself from indulging.



Must Try: Bul Samgyeopsal


Address: #28 Sergeant Esguerra Avenue, near Tomas Morato, Quezon City

Telephone: (02) 287 2446

Open: Daily from 11AM to 2PM, and 5:30PM to 10PM



3. Early Bird Breakfast Club



Perfect For: The Mommy-Dad


Ever heard of Yin-Yang shaped champorado? Or how about menus in the style of newspapers? This place has got all that! The look and decorations of the resto will set your mood into a sweet one! Warning: you will be encouraged to eat a lot because of the charming arrangements of each dish! The Early Bird Breakfast Club also has a branch in Nuvali.



Must Try: Sweet Glazed Katcino


Address: Ground Floor, Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati, 1200 Metro Manila

Telephone: (02) 403 1897

Open: All day, everyday



4. Shutter Cafe



Perfect For: The Photographer Dad


When you arrive here, don’t depend too much on the complimentary wifi! Instead, spend some quality time through a photoshoot with dad here! Everything about the place is Instagram worthy! You can head on over to the actual camera shop while waiting for your meal.



Must Try: Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich


Address: 118 Sct. Dr. Lazcano St. cor. Tomas Morato, Quezon City

Telephone: (02) 413 6628

Open: Mondays to Saturdays from 10AM to 7PM



5. UKE Box Caffe



Perfect For: The Musician Dad

This must be the perfect place to pass a lazy day! On dad’s special day, don’t be afraid to fatten yourselves up with the mouth-watering, irresistible food that they serve, while resting on the bean bags that will take you to the beach. Keep you and dad productive by renting out a ukulele and learning how to jam with it! If that isn’t your type, you can borrow the board games.



Must Try: Uke’s Signature Cake


Address: 187 Village Center Euloguio Rodriguez Jr. Avenue, Libis, Quezon City

Telephone: (02) 374 7467

Open: Mondays to Thursdays from 9AM to 10PM

            Fridays to Saturdays from 9AM to 1AM

            Sundays from 12NN to 9PM



6. Blackbird



Perfect For: The Simple Yet Sophisticated Father


Now this place will unquestionably make dad feel high class! Opt to sit at the second floor, which is designed to look like a cockpit. The portions are small but pricey. Delight in that after-dinner cocktail to complete your course. Friendly tip: do not come to Blackbird underdressed or without any cash.



Must Try: Tender Short Ribs

Address: Nielson Tower, Ayala Triangle, Makati

Telephone: (02) 828 4888

Open: Daily from 12NN to 11PM



7. NBA Cafe Manila



Perfect For: The Sports Enthusiast Dad


Still hung up on the results of the last NBA season? You can relive the rush here! The first thing you’ll notice when you enter the NBA Cafe is the large collection of various basketball jerseys. While dining, you will also be accompanied by television screens showcasing basketball games all day long.



Must Try: Burger and Fries


Address: Nielson Tower, Ayala Triangle, Makati

Telephone: (02) 828 4888

Open: Monday to Thursday from 10AM to 11PM

            Friday to Sunday from 10AM to 1AM



Don’t forget to leave us a comment below on where you and dad would most likely enjoy!


Sources: Munchpunch, Phonebooky, Top List Network, Looloo


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