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La Cocina de Tita Moning

315 San Rafael St., San Miguel, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(+632) 7342146
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Ranked #7 of 750 Restaurants in Manila
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Filipino, Spanish, Continental
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout
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Taytay, Philippines
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

I was very excited to ho here. Upon arriving, outside you wouldn't think of it as a restaurant. It looks like one of the old houses rich people live in once, and it was. Upon entering the house on the right side you can see a room where they sell take home specialties where I bought quezo de bola spread... More

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend an evening with us. We are happy you enjoyed your experience. Please know that ever member of the team works hard to improve ourselves everyday and we hope to exceed your expectations on your next visit. Thank you again for helping us preserve a bit of Filipino heritage. More

hong kong
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I read most reviews before visiting this restaurant. True to most if not all reviews, the experience is wonderful. The history, the ambience, the service and food are all very good. I would highly recommend this place

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your very kind review. We are honoured that you chose to spend an afternoon with us. Every member of the team looks forward to delivering perhaps the same or even better experience next time you dine with us. May all your meals be blessed and wonderful. More

Tokyo
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Most people go to restaurants for the food, but at La Cocina de Tita Moning, you also go for history and tradition. There's a quick, interesting tour of the house before the start of the meal. The tour gives you a glimpse into the life of a well-to-do family in a bygone era. We walked into different rooms of the... More

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

A million thanks for your very kind words. Every member of the team is grateful you gave us a chance and we hope to even exceed your expectations next time. May your family and all your meals be always blessed. More

Manila, Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My family likes antiques and collects a lot of good ones so the place didn't really feel "new" to me. I also wouldn't say they serve the best food but you come here for the overall experience, ambiance, food, history and service. Servings are so generous you take home with so much baon and pudding was good :)

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Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

From a short tour of an old Heritage House inside the Macanang Compund owned by Don Alejandro and Dona Moning. The restaurant is managed by great grandniece. The paintings by Zalameda, Hidalgo and Juan Luna, old furnitures and photos by late Don, his office ( he is a doctor) to their children's ballerina costumes were displayed, to old Radios. We... More

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind words. We are honoured to have been part of your Manila experience and we hope to welcome you again. More

Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

When you talk of great restaurants, people normally mention Makati or The Fort but deep within the city of Manila, La Cocine de Tita Moning exists. It's a restaurant set in a traditional Spanish-era home. The surrounding displays are great throwback to yesteryears. Because its located a stone's throw away from Malacanang, people who dine are are mostly important, prominent... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is such a fantastic and original restaurant! You should definitely give it a try. The service is fantastic, I felt I was treated as a VIP guest. The room is reserved, they prepare everything before your arrival and give you a great tour while they prepare the food. To be honest, it wasn`t one of the best meals I... More

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monings_12, Manager at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

We are humbled and honored by your kind words. Thankyou for giving us a chance and we hope to exceed all your expectations on your next visit. May all your meals be just as memorable. More

Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The main selling proposition of this restaurant is its AMBIANCE. Dinner included a tour in an ancestral house built in 1936. The house was able to preserve the original structures, furniture and fixtures and even the lifestyle and hobbies of an ultra-rich doctor during the American and Spanish era. It was interesting to see old cameras, an old clinic of... More

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

We are honored that you chose to spend an evening with your family with us. We thank you for your kind and very helpful comments. We have investigated your concerns and we use them to become better. We hope we will be welcoming you again and we hope to exceed your expectations on the food next time. A million thanks... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

You're really missing out if you don't try it. The house is beautiful, the tour is fun and interesting, and the food is top notch. Salad with fresh greens from their own garden, and some of the best paella I've ever tasted. Service is also impeccable and friendly.

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

We are humbled and honored by your kind words. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your Manila experience. We hope to be able to welcome you again. More

Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Going to Manila if one lives in Pasig City or Marikina is like going abroad...the traffic is daunting and the trip can take more than hour. So one must be truly determined to experience La Cocina de Tita Moning to embark on this journey. And given the long journey, I suggest you call and reserve your table! The restaurant is... More

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monings_12, Owner at La Cocina de Tita Moning, responded to this review

It was an honor to welcome you to the ancestral home. Each and every member of the the La Cocina team thanks you for enabling us to preserve heritage and share it with you. Thankyou for your kind words. May you have many more wonderful dinners in the future. More

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Additional Information about La Cocina de Tita Moning

Address: 315 San Rafael St., San Miguel, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (+632) 7342146
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Filipino, Spanish, Continental

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