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Emerald Garden

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1170 Roxas Boulevard | Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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El Paso, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located in front of the American Embassy along the Roxas blvd bay walk and adjacent to Luneta park. And it has a huge parking lot. So you can see how it feels like a holiday coming to eat in this restaurant. The breakfast menu is a dimsum heaven! Their siopao is epic!!

Thank ElPasoB1ll1f
Las Pinas, Philippines
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I thought it was pricey at first but no. It's affordable compared to others. Also they don't add service charge on your receipt. You can give any amount you want to those helpful servers. Super yummy food!

Thank Joyce P
Jax, FL
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162 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Go here for seafood Chinese style. Of all our dishes, the fresh seafood prepared here was the most impressive. Otherwise, we found the other Chinese dishes pretty average.

Thank Dara50
Malabon, Philippines
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Got the chance to go back here last Saturday night after our Manila Ocean Park trip (which is just about 5 minute ride). This time, I brought my partner's family to try this authentic chinese resto. Ordered my all-time-favorite fried pigeon and braised sea cucumber with fish lip plus the green spinach soup and yang chow fried rice. Really feels... More 

Thank Irish_Kua
Manila, Philippines
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81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We had a family dinner here last Saturday and it was full. We waited for about 10 minutes until we are seated. There was no available high chairs for our kids but it's okay. Orders were fast and the waiter is friendly. He memorize all our orders without writing them down. We were amazed. Typical Chinese foods with big servings... More 

Thank Mercy888
Manila, Philippines
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Time permitting, we love to come here for breakfast. We always order their newly baked breads, specially, the Malay cake, siopao or lugaw (congee). And the coffee is freshly brewed. If you wanted fancy, one can pre-order their chicken emerald pie... a large pie, good for pasalubong. There is a large parking area near their place where the guard give... More 

Thank Zledna
Taguig City, Philippines
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

When i happen to be in Malate area, i never missed this restaurant. I always order for their special siopao, my "pasalubong" to my family but, you should be there before lunch time or else there will be nothing left for you.

Thank fbmamungay
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This really was the worst Chinese food I've ever eaten. I hate to write such a bad review, but there were 7 of us that ate and the feeling was unanimous. If you want cheap food and don't care about the taste, this is the place for you. I should say, the plain steamed white rice was good.

Thank CoreyHewitt
Manila, Philippines
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316 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Place/Venue: Clean. There are several large round tables good for families. Parking is very much available. Food: Average Cantonese food for ala carte, good selection on dimsum and breakfast menu. There are many restaurants that will serve far better Chinese food specially on nearby Binondo Chinese district. Corn Soup : Poor to average Yang Chow Fried Rice : Average Fried... More 

Thank Elmo B
United States
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87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch on a Tuesday. Restaurant was nearly at full capacity. Prompt, efficient service. Had the fried rice, chicken viceroy and the sweet and sour pork - all were good. Reasonably priced. Table was still somewhat dirty from previous guests (crumbs and flakes from egg rolls?) but added to the charm of the place. I'd go back.

Thank Clarence_Beeks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Roxas Boulevard | Ermita, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: 06325238510

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?