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Top Buffets in the Metro

by Culture Team
31 Jul 2017 | 2:10 PM

Manila is no newbie to good food. Apart from being one of the Philippines' business and commercial spots, Manila is also a good place to find good buffets - swarming and satisfying plates that can satisfy all kinds of appetites.

It's a known fact. We Filipinos love food. And whenever we can, or can afford, having a hearty buffet of satisfying plates - whether with your date or your family - is one thing we would always love doing. Manifesto listed some of the most popular buffet restaurants to satisfy your gastronomical craving. Entice your appetite with some of the most savory and exquisite dishes from a variety of international and Filipino specialties.

Vikings, dubbed as one of the most luxurious restaurants in the metro, is a buffet restaurant that offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere for a more stylish crowd. It overlooks the scenic Manila Bay through huge windows. The place includes a 600-seater dining room that possesses well-appointed details and several live-action-grilling stations. From prime seafood and rib to Filipino favorites and freshly made stir-fried cuisines, Vikings offers a level of food quality beyond expectations, making it ideal for die-hard gastronomes.
You can find Vikings at Mall of Asia, SM Marikina, and SM North Edsa.

While Yakimix is a newbie in the buffet scene, it has formed a solid reputation for its stylish and spacious dining area, and their variety of Japanese specialties on the buffet table. Prepare your chopsticks, as you'll be eating non-stop in this restaurant's close-to-endless appetizers and soups, more than 30 varieties of to-be-grilled fresh meat, fresh-from-the-hot-pot Japanese favorites, different classes of salads, and overflowing tables of cakes and sweets. The place also boasts smokeless table grills that allow you to grill and dine at the same time.

Yakimix branches are all over the metro. You can find them at Greenbelt 3, Podium, Trinoma, Tomas Morato, Macapagal Avenue, SM MOA, Alabang Town Center, and SM North Edsa.

For fans of Japanese and Korean culture, SamboKojin Smokeless Grill will surely be your best spot. The restaurant serves freshly cooked Japanese and Korean favorites. Apart from seeing the dishes laid out across a stylish buffet table, you also get the chance to watch the chefs cooking your favorite food. This leaves you drooling more for a freshly cooked tempura, gyoza, katsudon, and different Asian specialties.

You can find SamboKojin at SM Southmall, Eastwood, EDSA, and West Avenue.

Circles Event Café
Circles Event Café in Makati Shangri-La offers a mouth filling combination of Asian and Western dishes.  With different gastronomic treats, this place will surely lure gastronomes to indulge in the restaurant's specialties. The place also includes open-theater kitchens, with chefs available at each station to cater to your personal preferences.

Metro Manila boasts a lot of choices when you want to satisfy your taste buds. These are only four of the best spots. Head out to Manila and experience dining like no other.