101 Hawker Food House

Campos Rueda Bldg., 101 Urban Ave., Makati, Metro Manila

101 Hawker Food House
4.0
4.0 Stars

89 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 23
  • 4 stars 47
  • 3 stars 15
  • 2 stars 4
  • 1 star 0
  • 105 Reviews
  • 79 Recommend
  • 89 Reviewers
Category:
Asian
Business Hours
Open: 6:00a - 10:00p
Phone
+6328867329

Hours

  • Sunday
    • Closed
  • Monday
    • 6:00a - 10:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 6:00a - 10:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 6:00a - 10:00p
  • Thursday
    • 6:00a - 10:00p
  • Friday
    • 6:00a - 10:00p
  • Saturday
    • 6:00a - 2:00p

Payment Options

Cash

More Business Info

Parking:
Street, Parking Lot
Reservations:
Yes
Delivery:
Yes
Take Out:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Attire:
Casual
Good for Groups:
Yes

Most Recent Reviews

Christian S.
5.0 Stars

I always make sure to eat here as much as possible everyweek, I always got a fresh garlic and ginger from their staff, maybe they know my regular request. All I can say is that its value for money

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Timmy S.
5.0 Stars
5

Out for a late lunch. Was pleasantly surprised with the size of the servings and taste. The hainanese chicken was steamed not boiled. And it came with the required dipping sauces to have the real authentic taste. The mayo tofu was good. And the kopi trail was on fleek! Over all a must try place

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Christian S.
4.0 Stars

Nasi goreng

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Christian S.
4.0 Stars

Salt and pepper spareribs

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Will C.
2.0 Stars

I visit here regularly, its my one stop cheap eat that's perfect for the budget and with lots of variety, that being said i don't much review this place. But tonight was a different story, I knew each and every servers of this place, but almost 3/4s of them were nowhere to be seen, with i later knew they were sent to their new branch, okay.

I ordered for a take out which one new server took my order without jotting it down, after 10 mins, he went back to me and ask whats my order again. :( i ask my rice to be plain one as opposed to fragrance rice, i was ask again if my order is toppings or ala cart :( double fail. :( after 10 mins, another server ask me if i wanted it to be taken out. :( triple fail. Need more training but not at my expense :(

I found out later that the servings was smaller than usual. And the fish that i ordered was too salty... their fish with white sauce was my favorite but it was too salty that its saltiness still lingers in my mouth until now :(

Hope they improve next time!!!

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Karen Joyce Y.
4.0 Stars

We had dinner here because it is just beside the hotel we are currently staying at. I was tired of eating fastfood and wanted some real food but was too lazy to go anywhere far.

Upon entering, I was a bit surprised that it looked like an eatery / beer place. It is not a place I would normally choose to eat at but since we were already there, I decided to try it out, anyway. Besides, I was curious about how Chinese, Singaporean, Malaysian and some Indonesian dishes are done at an eatery in Manila.

There was an unpleasant smell that I also immediately noticed after entering. But after a while, I think I got used to the smell because I couldn't smell it anymore.

In spite all of that, 101 Hawker Food House exceeded my expectations. I lowered my expectations once I saw how the place looked and smelled. I ordered the Beef Rendang topping, it was only P130, with a generous serving of rice, a cup of clear soup, and already includes a glass of orange juice!

Taste-wise, the beef rendang was alright. It tasted like beef rendang, but of course, I did not expect it to be at a gourmet level. I appreciate that a place like this makes the effort at presentation, see the lemongrass decoration and the pechay leaf on the rice.

The rice was not good quality rice, but the whole meal was only P130 so I think that's acceptable.

The affordable prices and surprisingly better than expected food are the reasons to visit.

Would I eat here again? Probably. It is affordable and the nearest "real food" restaurant to our hotel. It's not for those who are picky though.

A lot of people seem to like it because the place was full after office hours.

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Yaswanth K.
4.0 Stars
3

I liked sea food fried rice they served with Nasi Goreng
It's yummy
Spicy chicken was a bit over fried

Good place for quick or set lunch

Also tried shrimp dim sum Hakaw

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars
4

So apart from our usual Roast Chicken and LK order, we tried something else. Haha!

Prawn Laksa. And it was absolutely amazing! The broth was so creamy and delicious, the prawns were huge and cleaned thoroughly. It was also just for 170PHP. Wow!

Super sulit!

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars
2

Yes. Still awesome. LOL

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Reich T.
4.0 Stars
2

Food trip with a dear friend.   I made an executive decision to pig out at 101 Hawker Food House.   I've heard good reviews about 'em.  Personally,  i have my eye on their Laksa. 

Albeit the fact that i was born and bred in Makati,  Urban Avenue sounds foreign to me.  I was delighted when i found out it's near MMC.   Weird that i haven't tried their food yet and my head is too busy running a play by play on my next visit, call it Foodie Intuition (yes,  i made that up)

Don't expect a fancy interior,  Hawker is the typical hole-in-the-wall joint.  No fancy lighting and furniture.  Set-up is simple,  pick an item from the menu then wait for your food to be served.

Singapore Laksa (php 130.00).  I requested the server to make the laksa really spicy.  This one i weally weally like.  Generous servings of full bodied broth,  glass noodles,  and shrimp.   If I had my way,  I'd order thia sans everything else, I'll be a happy camper with just the broth.

Nasi Goreng (php 140.00)
Huge serving.  Three pieces of fried fowl on the side,  nasi goreng rice topped with a fried egg.  I know how a legit nasi goreng tastes like and it would be mighty unfair to compare Hawker's version to the original.  I say,  the plate is a lil shy of flavor but it would definitely satiate your cravings.  It is not remarkable but it's pretty decent. 

Pork Curry (php 125.00)
This is not the usual curry.  I was expecting something similar to the Indian kind but i was wrong.  The curry flavor is subtle and the dominant one is the coconut milk.  First time to try this curry variant and i like it.  Creamy with subtle hints of curry and chili.  This would be 10x awesome if they added more heat.

I am definitely coming back to try their other dishes.  I have my eye on the Mee Goreng and Beef Rendang.  I guess the play by play of my second visit will materialise after all.

Peace Out! 
~Reich

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars
5

Our go to place. And the food is so consistent. I have never had a bad meal here. I absolutely love it. I will keep coming back.

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars

Still lovin' it. 128525128525128525

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Jasper T.
4.0 Stars
4

Really affordable and Food was good. Salt and Pepper Pork and Nasi Goreng needs a little seasoning though, but overall experience was ok.

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars

I absolutely love this place. Their Lechon Kawali is awesome! Super tender and the skin is so crispy!

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Yina M.
4.0 Stars

If you're looking for something cheap and also for a vegetarian menu, 101 Hawker Food house has just that. This still has the hole in the wall feel. Everything looks good and is good and the best part of it is that it is cheap. The only thing I dislike about it now is that it gets soooo full! I guess they learned to have a happy hour and serve a lot more beer. The server knows their menu and they can manage the crowds. The last time I was here was several years ago.

My friend is a vegan. Yeaup, Vegan. She's starting out but seems to be sticking to her guns. It's also nice to be sort of influenced that way. Maybe she has a violation once a month, this wasn't this instance. This place goes to show that vegetarian food can be very tasty. We ordered the salt and pepper veggie meat and the vegetarian fried rice and these did not disappoint on a Friday night. I forgot how much it was but it definitely did not need to break the piggy bank for this.

By the way, the serving is fit for two matakaw people. Yuh-uh!!!!

#delayedpost

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Inna A.
5.0 Stars

I love this place! It's cheap, fast and the food is delicious.


I especially like their sauces, that practically goes with everything you order.

Their Hainanese chicken is my favorite.

A little reminder, they have big portions. 9786

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Piya S.
5.0 Stars

Always Ordering here my favorite Nasi Goreng. Now trying Yang Chow Rice. 128077🏻128077🏻128077🏻

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Jefferson L.
4.0 Stars

Rain! Flood! Traffic! This forced me to look for somewhere to kill time before i head home. I came upon this resto and thought that it looks like a cafeteria and would probably have reheated food in the menu. But i was wrong, they defenitely have a wide range of menu. We ordered the sampler platter which includes soy chicken, lechon macau, asado. Added sambal steamed fish, braised beef brisket, chopsuey. We ordered yang chao and nasi goreng rice. Then they serve you with the ginger/soy/vinegar sauce mix. Im sure youll love it bcoz i did! The place gives you the feel of being in college and having a tambayan after classes, you know what i mean? This place defenitely exceeded my expectations and i have to be back to try their other affordable dishes. Malaysian meets singaporean with a hint of hawker style. ;) Tara guys, tambay na (hang out). #loolooapp #12days

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Vince P.
3.0 Stars

We ordered combined roasted and hainanese chicken, combined pork and beef, fried rice for 3 person (even we are 4 person its just right for us) and 4 milo dinosaur.

All food are good, but for me the condiments does it all. It add new taste for me, chilli+oysters sauce+vinegar like the..i dont know in particular, that was my taste. The milo dinosaur was not new taste for me...the fried rice was so oily so we all get full already just eating the rice...not recommend just other rice...not in the picture of mine...

The place is so cold and the service is fast....

Next order for me is the 3 chicken with egg...i saw it ordered by the other customers next to us...

Must try guys for new experience...have a nice day looloo fans

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Kevinross B.
3.0 Stars

Tried their Nasi Goreng today. The meal set goes with soup and juice. Both lacked taste.

You can see that the oil they might have used to cook the chicken was overused since the chicken has a dark brown color. The food was ok, and the rice was a lot. It's good for people who are very hungry. Not bad for 130 pesos.

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