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Museum Cafe

Glass Wing, Ayala Museum G/F Greenbelt 4 - Ayala Center | Makati Ave. cor Dela Rosa St., Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 757-3000
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Ranked #69 of 741 restaurants in Manila
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Jakarta, Indonesia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

After visiting Ayala museum, right in front of the door you can found this cafe, the place is nice for lunch or just for having a tea time. They serve this chicken BBQ wich they call chicken inasal, the serve it in a traditional way full of flavor and the chicken cooked perfectly , just loved them.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten here 4 times. The menu is very interesting with a mix of modern Filipino food and fusion Asian-continental. Food has always been very good and it seems the kitchen is managed well. Decor and location of the restaurant is excellent. Chocolate cake has to be one of the best in Manila. What distracts from the place is... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

everytime I go to the Philippines I feel I must go to the Museum Cafe for a meal. The location is excellent and central, the outdoor space is very breezy even on a hot and humid day - the food is excellent - Philippine comfort food with a twist. Love the many different sauce options for instance. love their Pinoy... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We were treated here by a very special friend whom we have not met in decades. The food was really good and their presentation is really a wonder. They have made a fusion of filipino delicacies and our friend was happy that we were very satisfied with the menu. We will definitely come back and will make sure to recommend... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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86 reviews 86 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went here last July for lunch and ordered the Tiger Prawns in Aligue sauce - what was I thinking! But I took the plunge anyway. The interior is classy, intimidating even. The upholstered seats were done in fine green fabric. The staff attentive and courteous. The appetizers, though, were a letdown, and prevented me from giving an excellent rating -... More

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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84 reviews 84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I took my wife's parents for a nice Sunday brunch because we like M-Cafe … we ate there many times for dinner. However, I can not say the same thing for Sunday brunch. The selection was not that great. The setup with picking one main course from a menu … again it is not ideal and it is not what... More

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SE Asia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our favorites of the not-so-tweaked Filipino classics: the salmon sinigang and the bulalo with white pandan rice; sago't gulaman and dalandan iced tea; tablea cake, the impossible cake, and leche-flan turon with ChocNut sauce for dessert. It's a comfy, cozy experience for late dinners.

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Manila, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food was okay. The soup was not like what my mother used to make but it was served hot. It was a good way to end a very nice museum tour. The servers were attentive. Area was getting tight with lunch crowd.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Museum Cafe delivers the goods as a decent place to grab lunch or dinner. Drinks selection is good and the location is convenient and the view of the Ayala Museum courtyard is attractive. After hours is good as well as long as you're not put off by the hip/scene-ster types.

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Washington DC
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163 reviews 163 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is a cool hip looking restaurant, with friendly efficient service. The food was a mix bag- great tokwa/baboy/chicken, decent fresh lumpia, awful shrimp ukoy. Drinks were good. Dined while there was a dj playing, the music was good and the atmosphere was cool and laid back. Came again with a group of friends for drinks and we enjoyed our... More

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