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Casa Armas

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573 Nakpil Street, Manila, Luzon 1004, Philippines
(02) 523 0189
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Closed now
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Sun 6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Bacolod, Philippines
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good Spanish restaurant in Manila. The tapas, chorizo, and garlic mushroom are really good. The paella is also a must-try. Very commendable!

Thank wenlong3788
Manila, Philippines
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambiance is quite cozy despite the place being a bit old and rustic. Service is good and a good place to have a relaxing dinner.

Thank Kaye O
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casa Armas is a great Spanish Restaurant in Manila. If you are hankering for authentic Spanish paella and tapas with good Spanish wine in this corner of the world, it is one of the top places to go. Always great in food and service. The ambiance is great too. Just be prepared to pay more. Cheers!

Thank TravelerVicSimon
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179 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

It is relaxing and this restaurant attracts both travelers and locals. We enjoyed tapas and paella. All excellent in the standard of Asia. Wine is also fine. Small complaint is too much garlic. One may ask the chef to reduce the amount.

Thank gehararigo
Metro Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

You wanna try seafood in a Spanish way? Go and visit Casa Armas restaurant. It has several best dishes and I will never eat at Casa Armas without my favorites, Paella Negra, Gambas and their Tapas, Alcachofas.

Thank MariaBernadetteRamos
Rockhampton, Australia
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Only in Manila for the one day and as we were in Malate, I hunted down this place. Fairly non descript looking place, it was quiet when we were here, and the staff were right onto us, and friendly. Its possibly the best tapas ive ever had, i think we had 5 different plates. All excellent but the shrimp (no.1... More 

Thank Richard W
Manila, Philippines
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Want a place to wile away an afternoon with great tapas and ambience? Then Casa Aramas in Malate is for you. Tucked away in the older part of town it provides a wonderful place to spend an afternoon sampling very good (sometime variable) tapas while supping on excellent Sangria or wine purchased from a gem of a wine shop just... More 

Thank D0ug888
Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Been there more than 20 times over last 3 years for business dinners with guests for last evening dinner just before they are heading to the airport. We always have same set of menu with gambas al Ajillo, champignon al Ajillo, boqueronos, patatas a la casona and salpicao for starters and then finish it off with seafood paella. Don't know... More 

Thank zoomzoomm
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We went here for a light meal since it had a high rating on Trip Advisor and in the lonely planet. What a bad idea! The squid rings where tasteless and the chorizo was very greasy. Moreover the prices are too high for the quality of the food. The staff were not interested in us and were not friendly. We... More 

Thank Roos02
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I grew up with Casa Armas. After Señor Armas passed away a few years ago, I didn't want to go back. But nothing has changed. It serves the best tapas, paella, cochinillo, Iberian chicken in this side of town. It had the same cheesy 3man band that just adds to the ambience. I love the place! And the sangria help... More 

Thank Tonyboy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $60
Spanish, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Nakpil Street, Manila, Luzon 1004, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila>  > Malate
  • Neighborhood: Malate
  • Phone Number: (02) 523 0189
Since 1995, Casa Armas has been serving Manila with the finest and most authentic Spanish Food. Our menu offers a wide variety of Tapas, Paellas, Cochinillos and a long list of choices to truly enjoy a taste of Spain right in the heart of Manila.

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