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What Makes Marikina City Becomes Famous?

  • 2017/07/21/
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We all know that Marikina City is the ” Shoe Capital of the Philippines” but what makes Marikina City become famous? it’s the large volume of restaurant that built in the City. It’s like a hot potato that anywhere you go you can find a good dining restaurant.

Marikina is one of the cities in Metro Manila. It is located on the eastern border of Metro Manila, to Rizal and Quezon provinces. It is also in the center on the west side of Quezon City, the south side of Pasig City and Cainta, the north side of San Mateo, and the East side of Antipolo.

Marikina now is improving their economy because of the business that raised inside the City. A lot of restaurants that you can go to and many choices of food you can eat.  We Filipino people love to eat whatever it cost we pay for it for us to fill our craving in the food.

Restaurant in Lilac Street

Like on Lilac Street, there’s a lot of restaurants that you can find and you can choose, from expensive to the cheapest restaurant.

  • Miguel and Maria Restaurant
  • Dapo and Tisa
  • Cookie Mug
  • Burrito Brothers
  • Cupcake Bites
  • Cafe Arabiscato
  • Daddy Bertz Cafe
  • Singlish Cafe
  • Chubbies Qcina Cafe
  • Charma Baabique
  • Nicandro Lutong Bahay
  • GoodBurgers
  • Totoys Panciteria
  • Brad and Pit’s Ribsback
  • Udderly Delicious Milkshake and Desserts
  • Mogu Tree Noodle House
  • Crazy Chicken
  • Burger Brewster
  • Concho’s Home of Sisig Goodness
  • Peter’s Winger & Burger Shack
  • Calle Lila

One of the finest dining restaurants is Miguel and Maria Restaurant. Every time I can see this restaurant full of customers, the place is cool and the parking is a little bit wide compare to others. Dapo and Tisa the food is delicious but the place is not that large that can afford many customers. You will wait a bit longer if you want to eat there, especially when peak season.

Restaurant In Calumpang

Cafe Lidia Restuarant

Cafe Lidia restaurant is located at 64 Calderon St. Calumpang Marikina City. It is one of the best restaurants in Marikina, Many people love to eat at Cafe Lidia because of the delicious food and ambiance of the place. Cafe Lidia is good for little gatherings.

Patio Vera Restaurant

Patio Vera restaurant is located at 70 General F. Santos St. Calumpang Marikina City. It a casual dining restaurant. It’s perfect for romantic dining and even for friends. The ambiance also is good and the food is great. But parking is not that easy to find compared to other restaurants.

Industriya Marikina Restaurant

Industrisya Marikina  Restaurant is located at 23 M.A. Roxas Street, Calumpang Marikina City. It’s a shoe factory turned into a restaurant Industriya Marikina. It serves Filipino, American, and Italian cuisine. The place is good and the parking is wide. From traditional food to Japanese cuisine.

Chevy Burger

Chevy Burger is located at 116-I J.P. Rizal St. Calumpang Marikina City.  If you’re looking for a burger you can find it there. For those people who love to eat burgers and pasta.

Restaurant in San Roque Marikina City

Balestier Restaurant

Balestier Restaurant is located at 14 Nicanor Roxas St. San Roque, Marikina City. Their cuisine is Singaporean and Chinese. The ambiance is nice while the place is modern, spacious, and cool. It’s an open kitchen where you can see the chef cook your food.

Dolora’s Hauz of Pancit Malabon

Dolora’s Hauz of Pancit Malabon is located at V. Gomez St. San Roque, Marikina City. Filipino cuisine. Affordable food and reasonable price.

Murakami Restaurant

Murakami restaurant is located at 260 Shoe Ave., San Roque, Marikina City. Japanese and sushi is their cuisine. The food was awesome but the ambiance is not good.

Matteo Lorenzo Cafe

Matteo Lorenzo Cafe is located at 69 Gil Fernando St. San Roque, Marikina City. Their cuisine cafe, American. It’s a cafe, casual dining.

Me & Marie’s Diner

Me & Marie’s diner is located at 57 Gil Fernando Street, San Roque, Marikina City. They serve American, Filipino, Asian food. It’s a casual dining restaurant.

Sweet Bliss Cafe

Sweet bliss cafe is located at Shell station, 64 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue Corner Redwood Street, San Roque, Marikina City. Their cuisine is Cafe and Asian. It’s a cafe casual dining restaurant.

Ca Phe Saigon

Ca Phe Saigon is located at no. 14 Red Cedar Street, New Marikina, San Roque, Marikina City. It is in a residential area near Carnival Food Park. Their cuisine is Vietnamese cafe. It’s a cafe casual dining restaurant. Based on the review people who go there like their food.

Isabelo Garden Place

Isabelo Garden Place is located at 11 I Mendoza St., San Roque, Markina City. It is a casual dining and a cozy place.

Tiyo’s Cuisine by Chef & Brewer

Tiyo’s Cuisine by Chef & Brewer is located at Almond Nut St., Markina  East Subdivision, San Roque, Marikina City.

Boyong’s

Boyong’s is located at #15 E. Dela Paz Street, San Roque, Markina City. It is casual dining and a budget-friendly. Good quality food especially the burger, very affordable.

Balestier

Balestier restaurant is located at 14 Nicanor Roxas Street, San Roque, Marikina City. They serve Singaporean And Chinese food. It’s a casual dining restaurant. The ambiance is nice and the food delicious.

Bacolod Chk-n-BBQ House

Bacolod Chk-n-BBQ House is located at 53 Gil Fernando Avenue, San Roque, Marikina City. It’s a Filipino cuisine and casual dining restaurant.

 

Restaurant in Gil Fernando Marikina City

Alexei’s Diner & Cafe

Alexei’s Diner & Cafe is located at 7 Gil Fernando Ave Marikina Heights Marikina City. It’s a Filipino cuisine and casual dining.

Zakee Shawerma & Kebab

Zakee Shawerma & Kebab is located at 23 Gil Fernando Avenue San Rogue, Marikina City. It’s Mediterranean cuisine and casual dining.

Sweet Bliss Cafe

Sweet Bliss Cafe is located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, San Roque, Marikina City. 

Roadside B & G

Roadside B & G is located at Gil Fernando Avenue, Sto Nino, Marikina City. It’ a bar-restaurant.

Perenio’s Grill Bar and Restaurant

Perenio’s Grill Bar and Restaurant are located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Santa Elena, Marikina City. It is casual dining.

Papa Jek’s Restobar

Papa Jek’s Restobar is located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, San Roque, Marikina City. It is Filipino cuisine and casual dining.

Grissini Ristorante

Grissini Ristorante is located at Lot 3 Block 4 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Sto Nino, Marikina City. Cozy and casual dining.

Beeffalo by Hotrocks

Beeffalo by Hotrocks is located at Lot 6, Block 3 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City. 

Alexei’s Diner & Cafe

Alexei’s Diner & Cafe is located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

Blake’s Wings & Steaks – Marikina

Blake’s Wings & Steaks – Marikina is located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

Seifuku Japanese Restaurant

Seifuku Japanese Restaurant is located at 51 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City. 

Tapsi Ni Vivian

Tapsi Ni Vivian is located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

Thai Foon

Thai Foon is located at 109 GF Manila Healthtek Bldg. Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

Perenio’s Grill Bar And Restaurant

Perenio’s Grill Bar And Restaurant is located at 66 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

GoodThymes Restaurant and Bar

GoodThymes Restaurant and Bar is located at Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

Tamamang’s Grill And Restaurant

Tamamang’s Grill And Restaurant is located at #68 Gil Fernando Avenue, San Roque, Marikina City.

Truck Park

Truck Park is located at 8 Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue, Marikina City.

Restaurant in JP Rizal Marikina City.

Here is the list of restaurant  that is located at JP Rizal Marikina City

Restaurant in Sto Nino, Marikina City

Restaurant in Katipunan, Marikina City

  • Flaming Pig Marikina
  • Drei’s Modern Day Cuisine
  • District 1 Grill and Sizzler
  • Eat And Meet Restaurant

Restaurant in Marikina City

  • Pan De Amerikana is located at 92 General Ordonez Ave, Markina City.
  • Tolits FTV Restobar & Events Place is located at Nangka, Markina City.
    It serves Filipino food and casual dining.
  • Kim Chee Korean Cuisine is located on the Ground floor, C&B Circle Mall, Liwasang Kalayan Avenue, Marikina Height, Marikina City. They serve Korean food.
  • Antonio J Restaurant is located on Ground Floor, C&B Mall, Liwasang Kalayan Avenue, Marikina Height, Marikina City. They serve Filipino, American, Desserts.
  • Rekado Modern Filipino is located at Lot 17, L-2 Cornerstone Residence Katipunan St., Concepcion Dos, Marikina City. They serve Filipino food.

These are the example of the restaurant in Marikina City. There’s a lot more than you can go and dine too in every street at Marikina City. However, I just pick the best top 5 restaurants that everybody loves to eat because of the food and the place to.

Top 5 Restaurant in Marikina City

1. Cafe Lidia Restaurant

Cafe Lidia Restaurant has 4.0 ratings and 142 reviews. It is located at 64 Calderon Street, Calumpang, Marikina City. They serve Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Asian food. They serve great food with a nice ambiance. Their actual servers meal for lunch, dinner, brunch, breakfast, and late at night. They also accept small gatherings, special occasions, large groups that can accommodate at least 40 people up to 100 people.

Cafe Lidia restaurant has 4.3 ratings for the food which I know because their food is good and affordable also. They serve well with a 4.0 rating. The value of the food is 4.5 because it’s not really expensive like another restaurant. The atmosphere is also great with a rate of 4.0. If you would go there don’t go in peak hours because you would see a lot of people waiting for their chance to have a table. Even if the place is big still there a lot of people willing to wait just to eat at Cafe Lidia restaurant.

2. Industriya Marikina Restaurant

Industrisya Marikina  Restaurant is located at 23 M.A. Roxas Street, Calumpang Marikina City. It’s a shoe factory turned into a restaurant Industriya Marikina. Industriya Marikina is a restaurant that you can go especially if you have a special occasion. It’s an event place that can accommodate 250 people. The event place can be divided into two smaller areas for the smallest parties.

Industriya Marikina serves International cuisine, Western, Filipino, American, and Italian cuisine. The place is good and the parking is wide. From traditional food to Japanese cuisine. But the price of the food is expensive not like other restaurants.

3. Miguel & Maria Restaurant

Miguel & Maria restaurant has a 4.2 rating. It is located at 89 Lilac Corner Panorama Street, Concepcion Dos, Marikina City. They serve food from soup to dessert with American cuisine. Their food is good and the price is not expensive compare to the other restaurant. The place is cool but not big to accommodate any customer. You will wait outside when you go there in peak hours.

Still, there are many people who choose to wait just to eat in Miguel & Maria Restaurant because of the food that they want to eat like baby back ribs, paella, and other dishes. They serve lunch, dinner, and brunch.

4. Patio Vera Restaurant

Patio Vera restaurant is located at 70 General F. Santos St. Calumpang Marikina City. It has 3.9 ratings. They serve Filipino and Spanish cuisine. It a casual dining restaurant. It’s perfect for romantic dining and even for friends. The romantic garden setting is beautiful and it is really great for the loved ones who want to have their data to more romantic. The place is cozy and the ambiance is great.

The food is affordable in price. The place has a garden area and patio.

5. Beeffalo by Horrocks

Beeffalo by Horrocks is located at Gil Fernando Avenue, Santo Nino, Markina City with a rating of 4.1. They serve American, Steak, and Filipino cuisine. A great restaurant with affordable prices.  The place is spacious and comfortable to dine in.

Beeffalo serves up generous ribs and steaks that are worth the drive. The ambiance is good and the food is great. The outdoor area is nice and they really gave effort into making the place beautiful. One of the restaurants in the marikina’s nicest resto, with a spacious area and a great place.

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