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Ma Mon Luk

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Quezon Boulevard | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Makati, Philippines
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place serves excellent food and the only complaint that I had is about the server/waiter. Every time I go to this branch near Quiapo Church the servers seems not paying attention that much to people that comes in and out or maybe they are confused? A server will approach me when I come in but it takes them 10... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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178 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Despite the heat and humidity, it was a real treat to eat mami from this 'institution'. Yes, its glory is faded based on the yellowing newspaper articles hanging on the walls, the crumbling facade, creaky chairs and elderly staff. One sip, one bite, though, and it should transport you to your memories of how mami and siopao Ought to taste... More 

Thank Anna May V
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Food is still good however ambiance and the smell of the restaurant will take some time for you to get used to Ordered: 1. Original Mami 2. Beef Mami 3. Special Siopao

Thank John Carlo F
Quezon City, Philippines
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I've been eating at this restaurant since I was a child, and while I truly and genuinely enjoy the food they serve, and have for decades, I have to be very candid with my rating, because I cannot for the life of me get over how the entire place smells like somebody's foot. Don't get me wrong; I consume with... More 

Thank JimArroyo
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124 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Looking very much like the '60s, this eatery is frequented by many because of their meaty and delicious siopaos. They have not renovated the place- how I wish they would do so!

Thank Carmina E
Paranaque, Philippines
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Ma Mon Luk has the best siopao and mami compared to other Chinese restaurants. It still tastes the same as I remember it. What bothers me most is that we went there, we sat on a filthy table and no one was attending to us. We waited approximately 20 minutes. No exaggeration! If you get to see their floor and... More 

Thank Jmlagueras
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

If you happen to be born in the 70's and 80's, chances are your parents would've taken you to eat at this place. The food there hasn't changed. I can still remember the smell of the Original Mami and Siopao, just like it was in the 70's. The same tables and lounge sofas are there, though the owners should at... More 

Thank Gerald Jerico V
Brampton, Canada
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650 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 463 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This must have been the dirtiest restaurant I have ever dined in. My father requested for us to dine here since this has been where he dines for his favorite mami and siopao. The mami is tasteless for me but my father loved it. It must just be nostalgic for him since this is the oldest restaurant in Manila. I... More 

Thank betty l
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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761 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

After hearing mass at the Quiapo Church I was craving for my favorite special siopao at Ma Mon Luk Restaurant. There were some buildings under renovation along Quezon Boulevard so I didn't find the restaurant right away. I was thinking maybe they have moved out or closed shop but when I inquired from one of the sidewalk vendors I am... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

Unclean place. Rude staff. Poor customer service. We visited this restaurant 2 weeks ago because it's been a while since the last time I tasted their mami and siopao. We arrived around 9 pm thinking that since it's past dinner time there would be less people. True enough, there were still people eating but a lot of tables were already... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Asian, Chinese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quezon Boulevard | Quiapo, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila

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