Recipes by Café Metro

2/F Alabang Town Center, Alabang-Zapote Rd. cor. Madrigal Ave., Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila

Recipes by Café Metro
4.4
4.5 Stars

13 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 6
  • 4 stars 6
  • 3 stars 1
  • 2 stars 0
  • 1 star 0
  • 14 Reviews
  • 10 Recommend
  • 13 Reviewers
Category:
Filipino
Business Hours
Reopens: 11:00a - 9:00p
Phone
+6327722216

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 10:00a - 10:00p
  • Monday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Thursday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Friday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Saturday
    • 10:00a - 10:00p

Payment Options

Cash, MasterCard, Visa

Price Range

₱138 - ₱310

More Business Info

Reservations:
No
Kids Menu:
Yes
Delivery:
Yes
Take Out:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Ambience:
Casual
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner
Alcohol:
Full Bar
Waiter Service:
Yes
Attire:
Casual
Good for Groups:
Yes

Most Recent Reviews

Ruth S.
4.0 Stars
3

Sunday lunch date w mommy 128111

Since we don't always get to visit ATC together, I let Mommy choose where we're eating. She initially wanted to eat at Pho Hoa but then suddenly changed her mind and insisted we go to Recipes instead.

Anyway, we arrived at around 12:30pm and the place was packed. We were 3rd on the list and had to wait for at least 20 minutes. Good thing, our server gave us the menu and told us that we can order already.

Mommy ordered the following:

Garlic Chicken Sotanghon (135)
Gising Gising (195)
Crispy Tilapia (230)
Rice (45)

It's a must that we order the Gising Gising and Crispy Tilapia here. Always. No visit would be complete without these 2 dishes. 128076🏼 It was our first time trying the Sotanghon soup and it was pretty good. We liked it! The chicken, veggies, and mushrooms added were a lot. The small serving size is already good for sharing. Super sulit! 128077🏼

Service was good and fast. The servers are nice and helpful.

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DinoKid's M.
3.0 Stars

I would recommend this place if you go for a peaceful and quick dining.

Nothing so special as most of the food are home-cooked meals. However, my parents and I still enjoyed the following :

Canton with vegetables 175
General's chicken 225 ( it's a take out for my DinoKid)
Gising gising 190
Lechon kawali with kangkong 225
Crispy bangus 190

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Zai M.
5.0 Stars

The place looks very plain but they serve delicious and affordable Filipino food! We ordered some of their best-sellers (General's Chicken, Lechon Kawali with Kangkong and Kare-Kare) and I recommend all of them! 128077🏻

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Ruth S.
5.0 Stars

Recipes is one of the restaurants we always go to when we just want to eat good food (where Good food = Kanin + Ulam 128521). Simple and affordable Filipino food that will surely make you full and happy. 128513128076

Our favorites here are the Crispy Tilapia, Gising-Gising, General's Chicken and Kare-Kare. 128077

We ordered Crispy Tilapia and Gising-Gising (since I was only with mommy and we wouldn't finish everything if we ordered more). But please, when you're at least 3 or 4, order General's Chicken and Kare-Kare. Thank you!! 128521128513

Crispy Tilapia - deep fried crispy tilapia fillet. Instead of the usual fried tilapia, they separate the fish from its bone, put flour and fry it. Just perfect! This is really good especially with the sauce. Vinegar & soy sauce with onions, chili and sugar?. Sarap!!!! 128069

Gising-Gising - string beans, chili and coconut. Ahhhh, this is super delicious! Spicy but tolerable! 128513

The tilapia is best enjoyed with gising-gising and rice!!! Perfect combo!!!! Mapapakain ka talaga ng marami when eating here! 128513128557128540128076

Service was fast and excellent!! 128077

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AAA M.
5.0 Stars

I loved it.

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Endymion T.
4.0 Stars

Bihon- not bad....

Lechon kawali with kang kong- one of their best sellers. This cones with a soup-like sauce and the lechon tasted so so so good!!! A must try.

Korean beef stew- the sauce is so rich and tasty and the meat so lean!!!! :-)

Thai spring rolls- not so impressed. The skin is so thick and the filling is quite scanty..... 4/10 only...

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Saul Aurelius Isidore B.
4.0 Stars

It may be simple but it taste great. One of my favourite no non-sense food establishment. Brings back the good old memories when my mum prepares food for us during Sunday. Traditional Filipino food, the way it should be prepared.

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Telle B.
5.0 Stars

We got the Dinuguan, General's Chicken, Gising Gising and 3 cups of Cafe Metro garlic rice. 128513

I've always loved the General's chicken. 128077 the dinuguan was ok, but I had better. The gising gising was pretty good and the rice was a winner!

What I liked about this place, aside from the good food, is their service. 128513 when the server asked us for our drinks, we said we'll have water and he noted, "Bottomless water with free ice." Sobrang natawa lang ako haha! And they were attentive. We didn't even have to ask for water. They just kept coming to us. 128077128077 I love it when servers are attentive to their customers. 128522

I liked my experience here. 128522 nice way to start my Alabang trip. 128513

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Waynn Niezzle M.
5.0 Stars

General's Chicken is love.10084128077

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eiLeeN T.
5.0 Stars

The family had crispy tadyang, crispy bangus, general's chicken and gising-gising 128525128525128525

Their crispy tadyang looks tough but is very tender and tasty and accompanied by a dipping sauce made of soy sauce, vinegar, diced onions and chili, similar to that of crispy pata.

Hubby is not a fan of fish/seafod but he indulges in their crispy bangus. Crispy yet tender and flavorful without the fishy taste.

General's chicken and gising-gising are both bestsellers. Both are a bit spicy and I tolerate them as they are extremely good. No wonder I always go for that extra cup of rice!

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Joan C.
5.0 Stars

I loved it.

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Albert T.
4.0 Stars

... Filipino comfort food with a twist! Most notable favorites are Gising-gising, Crispy Tilapia and General's Chicken. Flavorful, always reliable, goooood food! Service is quick too! :)

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Kirk P.
4.0 Stars

The only reason I gave Recipes 4 stars was for the service time. I felt it took a little too long for the food to be served ( or maybe I was just too hungry making minutes seem like hours. Lol ) but other than that, the food was well worth the wait. We ordered Generals Chicken, Gising Gising and Kare-Kare and everything was spot on delicious. The chicken is something you'll crave for over and over again and every time you get to eat it, it satisfies your craving everytime. The Kare Kare was delicious and the Gising Gising went well with the chicken. Great food and I'll definitely be coming back again.

  • No. of Comments: 5
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Eater F.
4.0 Stars

A typical Filipino restaurant. Service was great since the waiters were very accomodating that time, plus the fact it's Dec.

The courses that we ordered were their best seller and it didn't dissapoint escpecially the gising gising. I forgot the names of what we ordered, but everthing was good.

I didn't give 5 stars simply because the ambiance of the restaurant inside (I guess we should have stayed outside) is not that relaxing.

Our bill amounted to 2,500 for 6 people, we have ordered drinks and desserts.

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