Mighty Quinn's

3/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, EDSA cor. Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila

Mighty Quinn's
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Category:
BBQ Joint
Business Hours
Open: 10:00a - 10:00p
Phone
+6327211733

Hours

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

Payment Options

Cash

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Parking:
Parking Lot

Most Recent Reviews

Eboy D.
4.0 Stars

May 26, 2017. Mighty Quinn's participated at the recently concluded "MOA Backyard Grill" at the Music Hall, Mall of Asia. It is just a pop up stand with just a taste of what they offered. If what I had is just a teaser then I am completely sold! For the two day stint, they had Beef Brisket Sliders and Burnt Ends Sliders, or a combination of both with a side of cassava chips. For 190pesos, for two sizeable sliders, what I had was very generous in meat and slaw. The added pickles was just perfect. It still had that fresh crunch and not completely doused in vinegar. The brisket was very very tender and had that perfect barbequed taste. The cassava chips was crisp and not hard to the bite which I liked. Service crew who attended to me was very courteous and explained well the menu. I also liked the extra mile in service - they personally delivered my order to my table! My 190pesos sliders was a bargain! I don't know if they offer this at their Megamall Branch. It would be a great "merienda" or "happy hour" deal, this is something they may want to consider. Will definitely visit their Megamall restaurant. Recommended.

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Jaymie P.
4.0 Stars
8

Today's new discovery. Watching them prepare my food was in itself an experience. Actually eating the food was something else. Tried the beef brisket and loved it. Paired it with dirty rice and I loved it even more!

Not the place to go if you're on tipid mode but I ordered the single serving and it was good enough for sharing. Worth the value for my buck.

Spotted some good beer chows. Want to try them next!

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Muffy T.
5.0 Stars
2

You gotta experience the brisket and pickles in this place. Way good!

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Jomarie A.
4.0 Stars
4

The newest addition to Standard Hospitality Group's restaurant chains, is Mighty Quinn's. SHG brought to us Ippudo and Yabu, among others. Mighty Quinn's is an award winning barbecue restaurant in NYC, and could be the best thing that has happened to Filipino meat lovers, including Josh. 128513

We have passed by this restaurant a couple of times, and it has been on our (more of on Josh's) bucket list for a couple of months already. We finally decided to give it a try today! 128158

Their ordering setup is like that of a fastfood restaurant: you order, they prepare, you pay. (Though their pricing is far from fastfood price ranges... 128541) They slice the meat according to your order, scoop the pickled add-ons to your tray, add the bread or dirty rice, they you're good to go! 128076You may also opt to get additional sides.

Their tagline is "Cooking the old school way with wood and time" (aka slow cooked meats), which would make you even more curious on what they can offer us; as these factors are their competitive advantages.

The serving can be good for 2 persons, really. But of course, being the heavy eaters that we are, Josh and I still ordered two sets, for sharing. Here's what we got:

✔ BRISKET (Php 495) - 11088110881108811088
The meat literally melts in your mouth. I kid you not. I used to think that was just a marketing ploy, but it's legit. 128076 The beef was flavorful, and properly cooked. It had a certain acidity to it, but nothing that one cannot tolerate. You may also drizzle additional sauce which are in big bottles and displayed on every table. Josh asked me to try this, and I suggest you do the same:
➡ Have a bite of the brisket. Chew it a bit.
➡ Eat some pickled cucumber and continue chewing.
➡ Now, eat some pickled red onions, and chew until ready to swallow.
At the first step, you'll taste the beef in it's purest form. The flavors might surprise you, but soon, you'll enjoy it. The second step made the beef's flavor more pronounced, and it will really punch your tastebuds. The third step tones down the overall flavorfulness of the dish, which readies your mouth for another bite! 128525 Again, Josh is a certified meat lover, so he's more knowledgeable than me when it comes to this. 128513 For me, the dirty rice is really good and pairs well with the meat, but Josh did not find it to be a perfect match with the meat. According to him, the flavor profile clashed. You be the judge when you try it. 128514 The (vinegared) slaw also helps in cleansing the palette, and is a great side for this meaty dish. Have I told you the meat is really really tender and melts in your mouth? 128586

✔ PULLED PORK (Php 495) - 110881108811088
For me, this was the weakest part of our meal. On my first bite, I found the meat to be very salty. The meat was not as juicy as I hoped it would be, too. It's a good thing that there were pickled vegetables and slaw to tone down the saltiness, so eventually, it tasted a bit better. I also expected it to be more "pulled" apart, but was served with huge chunks of pork instead. This dish underwhelmed me, really. 128542

✔ SWEET CORN FRITTERS (Php 165 - Small) - 1108811088110881108811088
I LOVED THIS. 128525 It was a good thing that I read about this from a review somewhere! I absolutely love Kettle's corn bread / muffin which is paired with their buttermilk fried chicken, but Mighty Quinn's version was cripsy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. The corn kernels were really generous... Wow. I was speechless with each bite because it was really good. The spicy honey dip made it even yummier. Quite pricey, but I enjoyed it a lot so still giving it 511088! 128158 Pairing it with the meat, pickled add-ons, and slaw makes the flavors explode in your mouth, in a good way! 128521

The service was good, though we did not have much interaction with the servers as most of the stuff are done in a self-service style. A waitress was nice enough to take our photos, though. 128516

Overall, it's the place to go when you want authentic American barbecue, but must probably be reserved for special occasions as food is really pricey. The quality of meats (and the amount of time the processing of these meats went through) actually does warrant a high cost, though.

Hey, carnivores! Try this out soon, okay? 128076128046128055128019

#NewRestaurantsFor2017

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Jalyn M.
4.0 Stars

Amazing slow cooked meat large portions great for sharing they fall off the bone, only tried beef not sure what pork is like. It's definitely worth a shot. I'm not so sure about adding the BBQ sauce later at the table as self serve I think it would be much better marinated but that just my opinion I'm sure others like to have the option.

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Annechile S.
4.0 Stars

Had their single serving brisket, it comes with rice, coleslaw, pickles (495php). Serving is enough for two persons really. Had refillable lemon houseblend iced tea.

The meat is sooooo tender, not exaggerating 128522

Service is good too.

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Ig Plummer S.
4.0 Stars
2

Mighty Quinn's beef brisket is indeed really good. Single serving includes coleslaw, pickled onion cucumber (I think) chili and dirty rice for P495.00. For me, it can be shared by 2 people. Its really a must try. We also ordered their chicken wings P408 and rice P50.

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Anthony Y.
5.0 Stars

New York's best Barbeque joint now in Manila!
The Burnt ends sandwich together with the pickles is soooo good!

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Midz S.
4.0 Stars
6

It was almost lunch time and we just arrived Megamall for our rendezvous later that afternoon. Me and EJ B actually intended to come early so we can have a mini food crawl around the mall, and this was our first stop.

Mighty Quinn's interiors has a dark color theme, which I find fitting to the food they offer. They also have a pay-as-you-order system, and a counter that might be similar to what you have in your school cafeteria.

We had an order of their beef brisket for a little over P500, which includes a choice of either rice or bread, side vegetables, and coleslaw.

Their brisket tasted heavenly! It was so tender and flavorful. It goes so well with their dirty rice, which was neither bland nor over-spiced. It was meant to go with the brisket but not to overshadow the main attraction of the plate. Apart from these two, I found everything just okay.

Serving size isn't so bad. Two of us shared the order, yet we both felt heavy. However, I can say that this might not be enough for someone with a huge appetite.

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Hydz T.
4.0 Stars
2

Food: half chicken 11088110881108811088
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Haidee C.
5.0 Stars
4

Ordered some Brisket with some buns and Half chicken with "dirty rice" all worth it. BBq sauce was great!

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Tei A.
2.0 Stars

Wasnt a big fan of their bbq sauce. The meat was tender and juicy though.

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EJ B.
5.0 Stars
7

I meet my fellow foodie Midz S at SM Mega Fashion Hall to try Mighty Quinn's Slow Smoked Barbeque. Mighty Quinn's originated in New York, United States of America (USA). They also have branches in Taipe, Dubai and Tokyo, and they open recently here in Manila.

I was greeted by their manager before I enter inside to meet Midz. Few customers were dining during our visit in Mighty Quinn's. The warm lights combined with the white and dark colors of the furnitures makes the place so hip and casual.

It's a Pay-To-Order system, it's like you're buying your order in a fast-food chain or cafeteria which you can choose your food in the overhead menu board and you pay first to get your order.

We've got Brisket paired with Dirty Rice and Vegetables (Slaw, Cucumber, Red Onions & Chiles) for Php495.00.

128046 Brisket - 1108811088110881108811088 5/5
"The beef we had was so tender and juicy. The exciting flavors of the brisket dipped with Mighty Quinn's BBQ sauce really explode inside my mouth especially adding some slaw, chiles, red onions and pickled cucumbers will intensify the taste. Oh! And the dirty rice... Gosh! It's so good with the brisket. The rice will balance everything."

Overall, we enjoyed Mighty Quinn's experience. Although it's a little bit pricey but when it comes to service and the quality of food we had... worth it! Masarap! 128515

#ilovetoeatph 12851510084

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Tenten C.
4.0 Stars
4

I love their ambiance and food! Was not too crowded when I came in. Interesting menu line up. Especially their broccoli with bacon. Dirty rice and beef brisket is yummy but a bit dry. Nevertheless still very good.128523128525

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Kiko G.
4.0 Stars

I got invited to sample what Mighty Quinn's. I was very excited and at the same time curious because people have been raving about it on social media.

I love how the dining setting was set up. It's like a cafeteria where customers line up at the counter, assemble your food, pay and bring the food to the table but servers are also available to assist. The lighting is drab and that's bad news if you like taking photos of your food. Unless you have a really nice camera or if you're willing to stand next to the escalator holding the plate in one hand while the other limb take photos. 128514

The meat is smoked 16-24 hours so one would definitely expect burst of flavors. They also offer sides to complement their slow roasted meat; slaw, broccoli salad and potato salad. The also came up with the Dirty Rice for Filipinos which is fried in beef brisket grizzle and fat. The dirty rice was mu favorite because it's intentional weak taste help tone down the bold flavors of the main and the sides.

BEEF BRISKET
The meat is slow cooked for 24 hours and you can tell right away that the beef brisket is tender. The guy at the carving station was slicing the whole brisket like it was butter. The meat was also very savory and Mighty Quinn's house BBQ sauce added a little bit of tanginess to every bite.

BURNT ENDS
I know that the beef brisket is the very reason why Mighty Quinn's is well loved by many. However, this one right here is my favorite. Each bite is just incredible. These end pieces of the brisket houses most of the flavors and the fattiest parts of the meat. Pitmasters used to throw this away but I guess they all realized that they are throwing away gold.

SPARERIBS
The ribs are not fall off the bone but it was still lusicious. I am not a Spareribs Freak so I would probably skip this on my second visit.

PULLED PORK
Quite similar to the burnt ends but this one has the sauce served separately. You get to sample the smokiness of the meat and just add the sauce if you want to have bolder flavors. I actually liked it without the sauce.

I didn't get to try their desserts but I will be back for that. Overall, I enjoyed the experience, that means food and service. Glad that I was introduced to this new take on BBQ that's currently sweeping NY.

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Joel A.
3.0 Stars
3

I had lunch with the family and some guests. Food was good. We had the brisket, ribs and roasted chicken. Sides were dirty rice, broccoli, coleslaw, baked beans, and potato salad. The brisket was the best I tried in Manila. According to my kids, they prefer the ribs at Racks. The chicken was average. The potato salad and baked beans were good. The rest were so-so. Price was too much for the food quality. I expected more from the reviews and the price. Bucket list checked. Won't be back anymore.

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YVette C.
4.0 Stars

Ang saraaaaap ng food. Kaso medyo mahal, pero I think justified naman ang price. Mabilis ang service dahil subway-like ito. Makukuha mo na sa counter yung food as you watch it being prepared. 128513128077🏼🤑

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Ruth D.
4.0 Stars
6

Mighty Quinn's popular Brisket is indeed good! I'm not sure how many grams a Single Serving order is but for me, the size can be for sharing. It includes dirty rice or sandwich plus lots of pickled veggies. The meat was already flavorful but adding some more of their Barbeque sauce made it even better.

Service was great too. They just opened recently but the servers seemed well-trained already.🙂🙃

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April H.
4.0 Stars
10

I am a straight up meat lover-- I know my meat inside and out. I say that with confidence and conviction. There is no hope for me to become a vegetarian. No. Way. Jose. Give me a great piece of steak anyday, all day.

I was unable to attend the media launch of Mighty Quinn's, but that did not stop me from trying out a brand that offers ribs cooked the old-school way-- with wood and time. No shortcuts. Just tender succulent smoked meat. Here I come MQ! As in walang makakapigil sakin, kahit bagyong Nina...

MQ comes straight from NYC, another import from the growing SHG corporation, who also handles Ippudo and Yabu. This place is owned by Hugh Mangum, a pitmaster who learned his craft from his childhood in Texas. He started serving up his barbeque in New York and it quickly gained popularity and acclaim. The brand now has eight branches in the East Coast. The one that recently opened in Megamall is one of the few international branches, including the ones in Taiwan and Dubai.

The place has a cafeteria set-up-- menu at the front of the store, food set up in serving trays, and then you pay as you order. The dining area is open and comfortable, done in a rustic and industrial design. Definitely not a formal or intimidating setting. It was comfortable and well ventilated; you don't smell like smoke or meat after your meal.

My partner in crime that day was my fiancé. We ordered several different items to get a good picture of what they had to offer. The staff were very helpful, quickly explaining and making suggestions. They cut the meat as you place your order. The sides are prepped and on standby. The fritters, on the other hand, are freshly fried, so it takes time to be served.

My fiance tried their famous Brisket (P495), possibly their most famous dish. This cut comes from the chest of the cow, so it comes with a layer of fat. This is slow cooked and smoked; don't be surprised at the blackened outside edge of the brisket surrounded by a pinkish ring. This is served with pickled veggies and your choice of either sandwich or dirty rice. What can I say about it? OMG. THIS. WAS. GOOD. #allcapsparaintensetapospauseforeffect

Yes, the meat really absorbed the different flavors for that complex, smoky taste in every bite. I get why this put them on the map. It might be something new to the Filipino palate; as a whole we generally prefer sweet. The meat is acidic with bold, spicy undertones. The sauce is like a huge exclamation point-- it amplifies the acidity and the . The recipe was not altered to appeal to the local sensibilities. This is how Americans enjoy their barbecue.

I tried the Burnt Ends (P495), which are the burnt edges of the barbecue. Expect it to be fatty and a bit more dry in comparison to the brisket. As the name implies, it is burnt. That is why this is served already drenched in sauce. The flavors are more concentrated and that char adds a layer of complexity the brisket did not have. If the brisket is bold, then the burnt ends is therefore an explosion on the tongue. Personally, I don't think you can go wrong either way, but my pick is the brisket.

The meat is served with a medley of pickled veggies-- onions, chilies, cucumber, and celery. Eat the chilies with caution: these were hot, hot, hot! You see how the acidity is reiterated with every component in the plate. Only the slaw provided a respite with its creaminess. Though everything was vinegar-y, it wasn't one-dimensional. Each element brought its own flavor, like an individual note in a symphony. The pickled veggies was fresh against the burnt, smokiness of the meat.

You have a choice of sandwich or dirty rice for your order, but I highly recommend the rice. This is probably their only concession to our culture. I thought the rice was really good, with a hint of calamansi, and it went so well with the food.

We also ordered the potato salad and the corn fritters. Even the potato salad was complex--it had a lot of ingredients like egg, bacon, and celery. It's not our mom's potato salad, which is super creamy and rich. I imagine it's what a rocker's potato salad would taste like-- spicy and with a bite. It's a little too spicy and peppery for my blood though.

The big surprise for me was the corn fritters. It's my fiancé's order because he absolutely loves corn bread/muffins. This even bested Fireside's cornbread doughnuts for us. It is seriously good and it comes with a spicy honey dip. This is a must try for me and MUST be included in your order.

I ordered their lemon iced tea and I regretted it. Not because their iced tea wasn't good, but the meat goes so well with beer. My fiancé was right on with his choice and I suggest you do the same. If you can handle your liquor, that is.

The price range is a bit expensive. We spent about P750/person for our meal. Of course, the higher the price tag, the less value for money. Or perceived value, at least. If you think you can slow roast a slab of meat for 22 hours on your own, then this might seem ordinary to you. I have neither the patience, the equipment, the expertise or the time for that kind of undertaking. This is something very few can attempt at home on their own.

I think it would be great to experience American barbecue for yourself. However, I warn that this is salty with pronounced flavors. If you are not used to strong sauces, this might not be for you...

For me, the servers were friendly, engaging, and helpful. The food was awesome. The place was nice and comfy. I think the price was actually justified due to the effort they put in...

Let's just say that I understand why it's Mighty...

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Monica B.
4.0 Stars
3

We ordered pulled pork and brisket. It was okay. The rice serving is too small and expensive. We'll try the ribs next time.

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