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Purple Yam

603 Nakpil Corner Bocobo Street, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 926 713 3523
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (3 reviews)
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Filipino, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
603 Nakpil Corner Bocobo Street, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

we had the most wonderful experience of manila, surprisingly, in this restaurant. The food tasted perfect, with subtly selected ingredients from all over Philippines. The waiter only focused on two of us and gave comprehensive introduction of each dish. The mansion is elegant and beautiful....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AFLanYao
Reviewed May 2, 2018

It's a non-descript house in Manila's somewhat famous and historic Malate Area. It's as plain on the outside as the other houses next to it and calls no attention to the extraordinary food that is served inside. My parents, a family friend and I dined...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Raphael J
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Innovative, fresh, and so deliciously balanced in flavors, colors and more. Make reservations, open for lunch and dinner any day, but make reservations, no walk -ins.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DingdongD4
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Lunch took 3 hours and we enjoyed every moment. The owner and waiter were great to chat with. Delicious meal and excellent wine. Hard to make a reservation- finally did it on Facebook.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ricwoo2008
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to attend a birthday dinner with a group of friends. What a wonderful night. BYO wine and beer. Food was excellent. Pumpkin Soup followed by a local fish starter (can't recall the name of the fish but it had a coconut...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank SashAndy
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We visited Purple Yam as our first food experience in Manila, during a 8 hours layover in the city. It was on a Sunday evening and we were the only guests, we felt like VIPs with a great service; and certainly the food made the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 168marcg
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Felt like traveling back in time in this small family like atmosphere restaurant, located in an old restored house, decorated with nice objects and pieces of furniture. Delicious and creative multi-course menu served by an attentive and knowledgeable person. In our case, we requested vegetarian...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Vieuxcool
Reviewed March 23, 2017

My husband and I loved this restaurant. We were a little surprised that no one else was in the restaurant while we were there during prime dinner time. The food was very good and unique. We felt like we were finally getting a taste of...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank ejkennedy1
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Don't be misled by the pictures and description on the website. Having a branch in New York doesn't make it any credible. Proof is in the pudding. Located in a 2 storey house in Malate, with no sign boards, made it a hassle to locate,...More

Date of visit: February 2017
3  Thank girl-in-a-fix
Reviewed August 23, 2016

My wife and I were visiting from Guam where culinary adventures are hard to come by. We had a set 7 course dinner, of simple yet thoughtfully prepared dishes, using locally sourced ingredients. The cocktails were great, the food was delicious, and the ambiance was...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Jonathan P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Nakpil Corner Bocobo Street, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila>  > Malate
  • Neighborhood: Malate
  • Phone Number: +63 926 713 3523
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