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Glass Wing, Ayala Museum G/F Greenbelt 4 - Ayala Center | Makati Ave. cor Dela Rosa St., Makati, Luzon 1224, Philippines
+63 2 757 3000
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our go-to place.

This is our go-to place for lunch and dinner. We like that they have salads and soups and when we feel like it Filipino dishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This is our go-to place for lunch and dinner. We like that they have salads and soups and when we feel like it Filipino dishes.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Had previously eaten at Museum Cafe 4 or 5 times over the last 2 years, but shied away from trying any 'local' dishes [primarily due to bad experience due to poor cooking methods/universal use of deep frying and poor quality meat cuts in most other restaurants]. Big mistake,.Museum Cafe has an acceptable range of bottled imported beers as well as... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The vibe rocks in this establishment. Sit outside with the lanterns shining through the trees and just soak up the cool sounds and people watch. One of the best bars in town - food is also great! Try the watermelon mojito -it's really something.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Located right next to the Ayala museum, the Museum Cafe is quite popular and a hit with the expat crowd. We visited this on a breezy Sunday afternoon and sat in the open air section. The place had excellent live music and quick, efficient and friendly waitstaff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I love the food of Museum cafe and the prices are not so expensive. They have very good Filipino food with some twists from the authentic ones.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Positives: The food is very good in taste and presentation. Portion sizes are remarkably large for a museum restaurant, too. Negatives: It can get very noisy in the restaurant, and flagging down the waitstaff can be a challenge. I actually ate here twice during my recent trip: once for lunch, once for dinner. The dinner I could barely hear myself,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It's late afternoon on Friday, 26th of June 2015. Coming from a business meeting in the Makati Central Business District, I wanted to inquire about Ayala Museum so I could bring my kids there on a weekend, but I got hungry from a long walk through Greenbelt area so I decided to eat some snacks first at Museum Cafe which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Nicely located cafe adjacent to the Ayala Museum. Had only time for coffee as I have taken lunch somewhere else. Definitely will eat a meal next time..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Awesome espresso martinis! The snacks are good but I wouldn't stay here all night for dinner. Great for a few drinks and snacks before or after :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This restaurant ticks all the boxes except one.....hygiene. I personally saw a waiter drinking a little of a customers drink from their straw before serving and a bartender sucking a spoon and then using it to mix drinks. There are no words.....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Glass Wing, Ayala Museum G/F Greenbelt 4 - Ayala Center | Makati Ave. cor Dela Rosa St., Makati, Luzon 1224, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: +63 2 757 3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?