Getting the Most Out of Salcedo Village: A Foodie Guide

Last Updated on October 14, 2021 by Lamudi

Being a former part of Baranggay Bel-Air Makati’s residential area, Salcedo Village is full of amazing restaurants. Established in the early 1970s, Salcedo Village is now known for keeping visitors and dwellers happy with a wide variety of food hotspots. Let Lamudi walk you through the must-try restaurants in Salcedo Village.


1. Adobo Connection

Adobo Connection offers adobo in all forms and flavors. Among its affordable rice specialties you can find Kuya’s Fried Mix Adobo, Chicken Adobo sa Gata, and Adobo Flakes. The restaurant is also known for its unique dessert “flan turon” – a fusion of both leche flan and turon. Local beer enthusiasts would also be satisfied with Adobo Connection’s “three for Php 99.00” special.

Address: G/F, Heart Tower, 108 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


2. Il Ponticello

Since opening in 1998, Il Ponticello has become famous as a hang out place among young professionals and college students. With a modern renaissance vibe, Il Ponticello has a house party vibe ideal for going out with friends. The restaurant-bar offers great Italian cuisine such as spinach ravioli in fresh tomato sauce, an Angus beef salpicao, and gorgonzola pizza.

Address: 2/F Antel 2000, 121 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


3. Brewkus

This place is the area’s best coffee shop, as well as a fine dining restaurant. The name “Brewkus” originated from the words “brew” and “cuisine.” The coffee shop-restaurant’s interior gives off a laid-back ambiance with a purple, lime, and cream color palette and cozy, welcoming lighting. One of its specialties are the crisp mushroom ravioli, the bruschetta duo, and the roast pork belly in herb garlic confit.

Address: G/F, Corporate Centre, 139 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


4. XO46 Bistro

As a Spanish-Filipino themed-restaurant, XO46 Bistro transports its customers to an ancient Filipino era. Its rice puto, kare-kareng crispy tadyang, lechon kawali, and sopa de mariscos maintain Filipino heritage in every bite. XO46 Bistro’s iron fencing and tree-shaded garden allow customers to enjoy nostalgic traditional Filipino cuisine alongside the company of their friends and family.

Address: G/F, Le Grand Building, 130 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City

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5. Bugsy’s Bar and Bistro

Named after Bugsy Siegel, the American gangster, Bugsy’s is known as the ideal spot for people who just want great food and an escape from a busy city. Bugsy’s is also known for having the best steaks in the metro area as the bar-bistro offers enormous steaks with incredible juices for only Php 600.00. Best sellers include the Bugsy’s cured beef surprise, chicken rosemary, pan seared salmon, and buffalo tenders. The place is also divided into smokers and nonsmokers areas.

Address: Unit 1, Paseo Parkview Tower, San Agustin Street corner Sedeno Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


6. Manila Maki

Manila Maki has attracted the attention of locals because of its intriguing fusion of Japanese and Filipino cuisine. Dishes such as the longgiyoza infuse both the Japanese and the Pinoy taste as it is made of Cabanatuan longganiza filled with Japanese gyoza. The restaurant offers a Php 350.00 per person “Maki All You Can” promo with several choices available such as the Osaka Maki, the Pinoydon Maki, the Aligue Maki, and the Oahu Maki.

Address: G/F, Elizabeth Place Condominium, 332 Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


7. Chocolate Fire

Perfect for the sweet tooth, Chocolate Fire is a Melbourne-based enterprise that is by far the best chocolate café in Makati City. Amongst its mouth-watering desserts there are fondue for two, blueberry sticks, dipped raspberries and truffles. But Chocolate Fire is not a purely dessert place – light breakfasts such as chicken onion pesto, tuna onion pesto roma, and cheese and ham fingers are served all day long.

Address: G/F, PDCP Bank Centre, Leviste Street corner Rufino Street, Salcedo Village,akati City

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8. Tsumura Sushi Bar and Restaurant

Being a consistent choice for locals, Tsumura offers a great culinary adventure of sushi and sashimi dishes. Among their famous recipes there are the tempura ebi sushi, the spicy tuna maki, the grilled Hamachi jaw sprinkled with salt, and the gyudon teriyaki and sukiyaki.

Address: 141 Sedeno Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


9. Songkran and Bugong

Songkran was named after the prestigious Thai Water Festival. The restaurant offers authentic street dishes from Thailand such as pad thai, tom yum goong, and chicken pandan.

Bugong, on the other hand, features juicy farm-fresh chicken drenched in a special blend of 18 herbs and spices roasted to excellence. Songkran Bugong is famous for the tempting aroma of its recipes. Lechon manok is one of their best sellers.

Address: Valero Car Park, Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City


10. Salcedo Market

As one of the biggest weekend community markets around the metro area, the Salcedo Market is held every Saturday with over 100 vendors coming together to sell fresh food like meat and fish, and to offer a variety of takeaway viands like barbeque, lechon, and shawarma. The market also offers great desserts like leche flan, maja blanca nuts, and suman.

Address: Jaime Velasquez Park at Salcedo Village


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