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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    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
One of the rare options with outdoor seating!

We were looking for a decent restaurant that was not located inside a mall while visiting Manila/Makati and stumbled upon this restaurant in the courtyard of the museum. The food was decent and the wine was good. But most importantly, it had a good atmosphere with outdoor seating in the evenings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2016
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New York City, New York
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Kent
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here twice recently. The restaurant is right opposite the Ayala Museum. Cool, modern decor, air-conditioned interior with tree-shaded tables outside. Attentive and friendly staff. Fresh spring rolls with coriander chicken and an understated peanut sauce were generously filled and tasty. Crab balls were quite substantial, but with the lightest crumb coating, ginger and Asian slaw. Riblets were really... More 

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Thank suziejoseph
Makati, Philippines
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116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time I am in the area, I always make M Cafe a stop especially for lunch. I recommend you make a reservation as the place really gets full. The food is excellent, Fushion Filipino and Asian. The staff friendly and polite. It is ideal for business meetings.

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Thank Jackie A
Manila, Philippines
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118 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like to sit outside where the jazz plays. Vince Lahorre and the guys do a great job. Everything from Henri Mancini Pink Panther theme to Louis Armstrong. Fantastic and free of charge! I later met up with him at The Rockwell Mall and felt I should buy him lunch. A very humble guy and great ambassador for The Philippines!... More 

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Thank Fidelscastrol
New York City, New York
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150 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We were looking for a decent restaurant that was not located inside a mall while visiting Manila/Makati and stumbled upon this restaurant in the courtyard of the museum. The food was decent and the wine was good. But most importantly, it had a good atmosphere with outdoor seating in the evenings including an outdoor bar which seems to be a... More 

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Thank smartcooki
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Great food & service! However we ordered a share set costing 550 pp but the portions were tiny. There are more managers than waiters

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Thank Leanne N
Makati, Philippines
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220 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Good food different to most restauants in Greenebelt Authentic tasting Thai, Malay and Indonesian type dishes and an array of drinks

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Thank karl m
Osaka, Japan
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I strongly recommend NOT to visit this cafe. After I sat down the seat, no staff brought menu. I requested menu but they did not bring beverage menu though they are CAFE. Again, no staff came to my seat to take order so I needed to approach staff by myself. When I was going to pay my bill, I requested... More 

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Thank Johnny_AsiaTraveller
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum cafe during night time, so we can only judge it as a bar, but one has to say - a really cool and chill one indeed. Having a freshly mixed drink with local fruits and some vodka while sitting outside in shorts in November is a true delight, possible at the Museum. The prices are definitely... More 

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Thank harinhos
Bandipur, Nepal
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The M Benedict (Poached Egg, Hollandaise Arugula, Grilled Cherry Tomato, Jamon Excellente Smoked Salmon) is a deluxe treat for the egg fanatics. It's an easy best seller!

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Thank pinoyboyjournals
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Besides being a great place to have lunch or dinner, this restaurant is simply superb for breakfast, as we realized. This is an outstanding restaurant, which is located close to the Ayala Museum, thus its name. their speciality is Asian cuisine with a modern twist.

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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?