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President Grand Palace Restaurant

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746-750 Ongpin St | Santa Cruz, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 244 7235
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Beijing, China
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel guilty not writing about this restaurant which I have patronized for years. I think it is the best Chinese restaurant in the oldest Chinatown in the world. That says a lot. Try their fishhead, bok choy, duck, hot and sour soup. Everything is so good that you will have to keep coming back to try all the dishes.

Thank hungry12
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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252 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

Having eaten the President Grand Restaurant in Binondo for the first time makes my visit during the 2017 Chinese New Year more memorable and worth remembering. Their foods are mouth watering and very deleciously prepared.

Thank tolentinomaldex
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53 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

Whilst in China Town go visit THE PRESIDENT. The meals were very good & their Hot & Sour soup is exceptional. The duck,bok choy, hakka stuffed bean curd hot pot, lemoncrispy chicken were almost equally nice. Very nice mango chill. All up PHP 24000

Thank robzAdelaide
Budapest, Hungary
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Place very close to Ramada hotel. Great variety of food is served at reasonable price. Staff is very helpful. Food is served in a short time. Payment with credit card is possible.

1 Thank ancse
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by several friends and the hotel we stayed at. It's a nice place, cool, large, & clean. But the food didn't taste amazing, just average. Maybe it's just the particular foods we ordered, an assortment, chicken, garlic rice, pansit, fish, none stood out. I actually ordered the waiter's recommendation which was roasted chicken, but they... More 

Thank alfonsou755
Manila, Philippines
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139 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Certainly, President has been around for generations. Took the team out and had the braised duck, steamed Lapu Lapu, Westlake Beef Soup, Yang Chow Fried Rice, Clams and Chinese veggie. On the whole, food was acceptable and priced very, very reasonably. By acceptable - not to the levels of Gloria Maris, Annapolis restos, Century and others but in the Ongpin... More 

Thank Merril Y
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant empty on a bank holiday, plenty waiters but order taken wrong, food was average at best. Would not go back!

Thank Cocoscot
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Food was great! The salt and pepper squid was tender and tasty. The Peking duck served 3 ways was tasty as well. Yang chow fried rice can stand on its own. The steamed lapulapu was served fresh. Service was super! The head waiter knows what he was talking about and his recommendations was spot on. Will come back and is... More 

Thank eglintag
Makati, Philippines
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Getting there is a bit stressful due to the traffic and the narrow roads, best to bring a driver or ride a uber so you need not worry about parking. It is located on Ongpin St.(The heart of Chinatown). Be prepared, Chinatown is cramped and dirty. Lots of small shops of wares, clothes and ofcourse restaurants. That’s the charm of... More 

Thank TinaMGonzalez
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Awesome food. Freshly cooked. Great service. Reasonably priced. Would definitely come here again. Very large menu selection. Something to suit all tastes.

Thank BruceRichards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 746-750 Ongpin St | Santa Cruz, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 244 7235

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?