David's Tea House

G/F Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Roxas St., Ayala Center, Makati, Metro Manila

David's Tea House
3.9
4.0 Stars

18 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 2
  • 4 stars 13
  • 3 stars 3
  • 2 stars 0
  • 1 star 0
  • 23 Reviews
  • 38 Recommend
  • 18 Reviewers
Category:
Chinese
Business Hours
Reopens: 10:00a - 8:00p
Phone
+6327358074

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 10:00a - 8:00p
  • Monday
    • 10:00a - 8:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 10:00a - 8:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00a - 8:00p
  • Thursday
    • 10:00a - 8:00p
  • Friday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Saturday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p

Payment Options

Cash

Price Range

₱65 - ₱425

Most Recent Reviews

Sheena D.
4.0 Stars

So yes, David's Teahouse is our go-to place for our Chinese cravings! We ordered the assorted dimsum platter for sharing, our usual order, for P250. This is a good choice, trust me. You'll be able to try everything, sulit promise! Plus he got the sweet and sour pork rice, and I ordered the wanton beef noodles because I was sick and wanted something hot. He shared his food, although I initially declined but ended finishing his food. I didn't say that I actually like the sweet and sour pork, it tasted really good. We shared the wanton beef noodles too. One of the other things that I like about David's teahouse is the tea, good for the bloated tummy. Hihi.

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Maureen S.
5.0 Stars

You can never go wrong here 128077🏻
Ordered our family's favorites: polonchay soup, steamed fish fillet with garlic, yangchow fried rice and crispy fried chicken (my first time to try this though)
I think this place is one of the consistent restaurants one can find out there, at good price point even.

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Maureen S.
4.0 Stars

As I was craving for Chinese food and didn't want to wander further away from parking - decided to eat here at David's. I have previously eaten at David's but at Binondo (not recommended) and A.Venue (quite good), so it was a 50-50 for me.

I ordered chicken&corn soup and lemon chicken (i stopped eating pork so that's why the double chicken there 128541). I really liked both of them, very fresh and delicious - I'd come here for sure (just to give Mann Hann some time away 128513)

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Bea Patricia J.
4.0 Stars

Ahhhhh, beef brisket wanton noodles!!! Perfect fix for soupy cravings! Had this all to myself! 128525 Not the best, but it's above average! 128514

Hard noodles, light broth, soft briskets and ohh, the wanton was awesome! Had japanese siomai to pair, and they were four small chunks of goodness!

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Audrey T.
4.0 Stars

I looove their Chrysanthemum tea... Very invigorating.

Their dim sum could be better (Xiao Long Bao should be juicy) but overall I like their food.
Peppered Squid is must try if you like spicy food.
Mapo Tofu is very good as well if it were spicier... You could some more chili oil anyways.
Yam Cake is Yummy!!! Also try Radish Cake if you want to be adventurous. :9

Service is also good. Very welcoming and all servers are accommodating.

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Sandy V.
3.0 Stars

I thought it was OK.

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Bettina V.
4.0 Stars

Classic beef wanton noodles! A forever fave! 10084

Also got their taro puff. Tasty but too oily. 128541

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Mark C.
3.0 Stars

David's Tea House. Home of Comfort food for Graduate Students. One can get a pretty decent meal for p175. The downside is that service is not that great but since they don't have service charge, I would say that it evens out :)

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Kal K.
4.0 Stars

95 pesos for pretty good shrimp siomai.

What other places are there that have good and affordable siomai? 128516

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Mark C.
3.0 Stars

If you want cheap, fast Chinese food, come to David's tea house. Just as a warning, if you order fish lip soup, it won't come with any fish lip :)

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Marti M.
5.0 Stars

Got another congee!!! This time, I went for their pork century egg congee (@P135). From 1st to last sip - this congee just makes my day. The pork is good but the century egg and tofu makes it a winner! Add some soy sauce and chili for more excitement!

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Yina M.
4.0 Stars

A feast, a feast! I just ate everything in sight. Multiply that by three and that was just lunch.

Crazy how slow dimsum is here.

Chickety china the chinese chicken - a badge!!

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Marti M.
5.0 Stars

Great congee! Tried the sliced beef congee (P135) kanina and it was really good. The beef slices were so so soft and has no aftertaste. It's as if the beef will melt in my mouth sa sobrang lambot. A small dab of soy sauce and chili sauce will make spice up your congee :-) Panalo ito!

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Dan Angelo S.
4.0 Stars

As usual, sunday is a family chinese dinner day.

We got a big bamboo steamer of mix dimsum, a complete set of hotpot with 2 flavors of soup, one is plain broth, and the other is satay. I liked the satay more cos it has a little spicy kick which makes the taste.

As per my request, we also ordered a Braised Pata Tim instead of crispy pata, the meat is so soft, it separates quickly from the bone. I just wish it would be a little more sweeter, then it would be a perfect pata tim.

We also had brocolli with garlic to offset the sin of having the pata tim. I liked it cos its crunchy and you can tell that their veggie is fresh.

happy chinese tummy indeed :)

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Jayvee Lyn J.
4.0 Stars

The best hakaw everrr! Great place to have chinese cuisine. :))

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Pepper B.
4.0 Stars

One of my favorite authentic Chinese Resto in the metro... noodles... congee and dimsum are to die for.. and they got free house tea while you wait...

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Irene I.
4.0 Stars

If I am not mistaken, this is one of the first few David's Teahouse's branches. I am sure they have kept the good quality of the food through the years. One of the reasons I can attribute this too is the regular presence of one if the owners there. I find their food better than the one located at A. Venue. My family's favorite are: asado siopao, hakaw and pork siomai. Even my sister who lives abroad makes sure we have this in the house whenever she cones home. The asado siopao has fluffy bun, the amount of filling is proportional to the bun, tender meat flakes which tastes just right-not too sweet. Hakaw has hearty filling with thin fresh siomai wrap. Our all-time favorite, the pork siomai is not soggy, juicy and very meaty, the ground meat is just right in size, leaving you something to chew on, the shrimps add more flavor. You really have to taste it to understand why we love their siomai 128523

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Abe C.
4.0 Stars

Group lunch kanina. Having been turned away from our first five or so restaurants, from Recipes (bye bye General's Chicken), Burger Bar 128557, Cafe Mary Grace, Max's and Dulcinea (all in Greenbelt), we settled on David's Tea House.

Group Meal A. Not bad. Since we were more than 10, I added one salted fish and chicken fried rice and two Beef Tenderloin Chinese Style. Also since they were out of Shanghai Spring Rolls, they replaced it with Salt n Pepper Spareribs.

The verdict: I liked it. Not much choice on the dishes since set meal nga pero it was fast, the food was good tasting (nothing stood out but all were good naman), the service reliable, and they seated us quickly (sa outside GB mall first then transferred us to the main section with better aircon (whew).

Specific dishes:
Tenderloin Beef Chinese Style - beef was soft. Sauce sweet. Lacked the flavor of my benchmark which is Shangrila West Ave but I'd say it was a 4/5 good for sharing. It better be at P330 per order. Yikes!

Salt n pepper spare ribs - not much ribs but well flavored and soft. 4.5/5

Crispy Fried Chicken - simple, oddly colored orange or red, not bad. 3/5

Salted fish fried rice - yummy! 4/5

Yang chow - okay 3/5

The other dishes were not up there sa uniqueness nor memorable. Beef with broccoli, chop suey, dessert that was almond with fruit cocktails.

Ambiance, typical Chinese resto. Slightly better furniture than a typical tea house. I'd say ka level niya North Park or Hap Chan range.

Service - excellent today 5/5

I've been here a few times before so not much surprise here. Cost us about P300@; good thing sagot ng boss. TEN / 5 (128523128523128523)

I'd say bagay group lunch here. Pag individual, I prefer Earles sandwich or KFC or Bon Chon in GB1.

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Pepper B.
5.0 Stars

I love Chinese food.( been reviewing a lot of Chinesse Resto lately) this branch is one of my fave spot. I can eat everything in thier menu.. 128512 this beef wanton noodles is a must try.

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Cecile S.
3.0 Stars

Good food. Went with all my friends and we enjoyed wantin noodles, sharks fin, pork asado siopao and my favorite hakaw! Yummy! 128077

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