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Casa Roces

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1153 JP Laurel cor. Aguado S | San Miguel, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 735 5896
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Manila Philippines
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649 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is sort of an what do you call as ancestral home converted into a casual restaurant . No strict attire requirements . Fine ambiance . Nice decors . The place being inside the Malacanang compound made it unique . So be wary of military or political personnel that could be having meals there. No parking area but they... More 

Thank doctorfoxtrot
Cordova, Philippines
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the place with some guests which work at Malacanan. We arrived at lunch time, and the most of the dishes we wanted to order was out of stock! Then we wanted to order their Sole Fillet Dish, and the waiter only told us when one of our guest ask what kind of fish is the "SOLE" that this... More 

Thank AlfredoHonegger
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

Casa Roces is situated just across the Malacanan Palace. If you are in the San Miguel area this restaurant is worth a visit. This restaurant has won awards over the years so this speaks for itself. Reservations might be a good idea as when I visited, the place was packed full. It opens for breakfast and on to lunch and... More 

Thank philip james r v
Manila, Philippines
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

The ambiance is better than the food! Not everything is good so you have to choose from the menu carefully. The salmon wellington was dry & bland. The mushroom fritters is a good way to start. The paella valencia & lechon paksiw de conchinillo are just okay. the Lengua melts in your mouth. The malacanan souffle is sweet with a... More 

Thank msbeachl0ver
Manila, Philippines
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Actually, this is our favorite restaurant near our place. Not accessible due to its location (inside Malacanang) but the choices of food and taste, also the ambiance and service...really superb! The bacon, roasted chicken and even the smores, my kids really loved it!

Thank CoolMD
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

It started well with the onion soup. I eagerly finished it to move on to the entree, lechon paksiw cochinillo, and was surprised by how tough the meat was. It had a twist as it was served with a mango salsa that i thought was distracting but this and the fact that the meat was tough made this trip a... More 

Thank Ray G
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I say food needs improvvement not because it is really in poor taste my probably lacks flavor. Again this review is subjective it is according to my opinion regarding my take to food. But I must say that this is a very private area where you can really feel you are exclusive though dining with other people but you won't... More 

Thank Sherylou T
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133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Located just outside Malacanang Palace, it is a popular venue for business lunches fir government officials. It can get very busy so if your time is limited, book in advance. Good ambience and knowledgeable and helpful staff. My companion and I both found the food to be very well cooked and beautifully presented but foreigners may find the servings a... More 

Thank FSRP01
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Went here several times and the food is so so. Nothing spectacular but the price is steep. That's what you get when you have a captured market.

Thank kvreyes
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334 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Our waiter,Ray, was very nice and courteous. The starters came swiftly as did the rest of the dishes. A couple of orders like the lemonade and chocolate beverage came a bit surprisingly late. This is our second time here after maybe a couple of years. The dishes were well prepared but nothing extraordinary. I had the vegetarian baked eggplant and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Filipino, Spanish, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1153 JP Laurel cor. Aguado S | San Miguel, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 735 5896

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?