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Casa Armas

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Julio Nakpil St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 523 0189
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A lovely 'Spanish' evening

It was expensive for Manila but worth it. The Sangria was lovely, as was the chorizo as well as the artichokes. The jamon was more like bacon and the meatballs were some hat soggy but overall we had a nice time and a good meal. The guys playing guitar inside gave a nice atmosphere and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Manchester
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  • Late Night
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Manchester
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It was expensive for Manila but worth it. The Sangria was lovely, as was the chorizo as well as the artichokes. The jamon was more like bacon and the meatballs were some hat soggy but overall we had a nice time and a good meal. The guys playing guitar inside gave a nice atmosphere and it was packed so it... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I'm in Manila 3 times a year and we always make a point of eating at Casa Armas. The atmosphere is nice and the service is good, though sometimes they can forget about you. We always go when we're hungry, because the selection is excellent and we can never try everything we want to. Also, something always comes out of... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Dined here a while back and the food served was awesome though it did take longer than what the server mentioned to us. All-in-all, all worth it. Definitely will be back again soon.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Its a really nice tapas bar that is centrally located in the malate area. The rustic feel makes me relaxed after a day full of activities. Their wine and tapas selection is big. This place did not disappoint me

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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The Armas restaurant next to the Adriatico Arms Hotel is a treasure place. We stayed in the Adriatico and ate every night at the Armas restaurant. The staff were so helpful and friendly we felt like at home. The tapas meals were very nice and so were the main meals, the pepper steak was my favorite. The place is open... More 

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Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Simple place in Malate. The gambas al ajillo are to die for. Better than most I found on my visit to Madrid last month. I always eat here every time I come to Manila and it never disappoints

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This place has great atmosphere and ok service but we would say the food we ordered was only average. Watch out for flying insects as reported in an earlier review.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Large menu and wandering guitar duo, who take requests. Food is home style with generous serves that are good to share. Our group liked the bocquerones, the garlic prawns, the mixed seafood-a type of ceviche and the fish in salsa verde. A welcome choice to offset the fast food dominance in Manila.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The ambience , the people. , the food is always good. Jun the manager is the best thing ! He is friendly , very accommodating and not intrusive. It's meal that I I cannot afford to miss whenever I'm in Manila. I send my foreign friends there from Holland , Canada and the USA and they agree with me. The... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This Spanish Filipino restaurant is most famous for its Lechon cut with ceramic plates. Yes it is that crispy. For dessert, don't forget to order their Canonigo - a fluffy egg white dessert dripped in caramel.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Julio Nakpil St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila>  > Malate
  • Neighborhood: Malate
  • Phone Number: (02) 523 0189

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