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Fely J's Restaurant

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2/F Greebelt 5, Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Ayala Center | 2nd Level, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 7288858
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 22
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great filipino food

The hotel recommended Fely J's as a good place to go for some authentic filipino food. We relied on the waitress to recommend what we should eat. We took just about all her recommendations and after we completely stuffed ourselves we still had a mountain of leftovers. I guess we don't eat a lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Rick_Yvanovich
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Makati, Philippines
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Fely J's in Greenbelt 5 is promising, they have good food but their service was reaaaally slow. Took them around 20-30 minutes to prepare our table for 15 persons even though we had an advance reservation.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The hotel recommended Fely J's as a good place to go for some authentic filipino food. We relied on the waitress to recommend what we should eat. We took just about all her recommendations and after we completely stuffed ourselves we still had a mountain of leftovers. I guess we don't eat a lot compared to filipinos or they thought... More 

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Sydney
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212 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This place promises more than it delivers. You expect tasty home style Filipino food and what you get is low quality food cooked in an amateurish way. I am sure that locals will be happy there but I do not think sophisticated travelers will be enthused at all.

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Toronto
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is one of the restaurants owned by Larry Cruz's LJC company and is named after his mother. Most of the items on the menu are from family recipes, food that the matron of the clan lovingly cooked for her husband and children and guests. Since they are from Pampanga, several dishes are traditional and authentic to the province. I... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

We started the evening with some appetizers - calamari, paco salad (paco is a type of fern with shrimp and salted duck egg), vietnamese spring rolls. Best of these was the salad with the calamari a close second. Mains were adobo (made with beef ribs), crispy pork hock deep fried with garlic, Hianese chicken with steamed rice, fried rice with... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Whenever I want to treat guests to home cooked Filipino meal that I don't have to cook myself, I bring them to Fely J's restaurant at Greenbelt. No matter how many times I go back, I always start with utan Ilonggo. This is a mixture of thinly sliced squash and okra and malunggay leaves (moringa leaves) in a seafood based... More 

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Houston, Texas
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was the second time visiting the location at Greenbelt 5. This restaurant is part of the LJC family of restaurants as Abé and a couple of other popular restaurant. The times I try to visit, it tends to be busy with long waits despite too many reserved tables. The first time we got a table outside and the food... More 

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San Juan
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Took two American guests here (it's their 1st time in the PH) for the farewell/thanksgiving dinner they tendered in our honor and they thoroughly enjoyed all dishes we ordered, especially the caldereta and the fish dish. Am personally glad that the food did not disappoint, although the inattentive waiter did get the ire of one of my companions.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

One of the best Filipino restaurant where you can enjoy the filipino cuisine and the place is great too!!

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San Diego, California
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I was expecting a bit more but found the food,service and ambiance average. We ordered Hito,(crispy fish) Gising Gising and a beef dish. I found the food at Mesa another competing Filipino restaurant better.

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Additional Information about Fely J's Restaurant

Address: 2/F Greebelt 5, Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Ayala Center | 2nd Level, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 2 7288858
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Filipino

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2/F Greebelt 5, Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Ayala Center | 2nd Level, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: +63 2 7288858

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Filipino

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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