Torch Restaurant

2/F TriNoma, EDSA cor. North Ave., Quezon City, Metro Manila

Torch Restaurant
4.0
4.0 Stars

63 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 20
  • 4 stars 30
  • 3 stars 8
  • 2 stars 3
  • 1 star 2
  • 68 Reviews
  • 125 Recommend
  • 63 Reviewers
Category:
International
Business Hours
Reopens: 10:00a - 11:00p

Hours

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

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, MasterCard, Visa

More Business Info

Parking:
Street, Parking Lot
Reservations:
Yes
Kids Menu:
Yes
Delivery:
Yes
Take Out:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Waiter Service:
Yes
Attire:
Casual
Good for Groups:
Yes

Most Recent Reviews

Manila E.
3.0 Stars
2

I have better places in mind to eat at over lunch and dinner, but haphazardly ended up here one Saturday.

Steak Medallion PHP 480.00 Angus Beef wrapped in bacon. Half of what was served was just too hard for my mouth. Mashed potato, yes very delicious.

Noritaco PHP 180.00 (average) was OK. I had to ask their server for the size and surprised it was bigger than what I pictured. Too much rice!

Overall, it’s just OK, could be better. I’m hoping some quality checks are performed by kitchen regularly. From memory, I remember eating at one of their restaurants 2 years ago and it was great. What happened?

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Mich M.
4.0 Stars
2

Our family frequents this place for their hanger steak but i haven't personally ordered it, well not yet.

On this visit, I ordered the Philly Cheesesteak pizza which was delicious, i like that it was drizzled with what was like cream cheese aioli but i hope that there was more of the steak on it. Their pizzas are the flaky thin crust ones that i like because i get to taste the flavor more but I don't think it's better than the White Truffle sausage pizza as my brother thinks.

The Cowboy roll is another first, when it arrived i thought it was the wrong order because there was so much mushrooms on it. I actually asked for the menu again to look at the ingredients that mentioned there was thinly sliced U.S. Angus beef in it so I had to take out the mushrooms and alas, the beef was there flavorful, juicy and tender! Wish there was more of that but the mushrooms were good too. Their rolls are always big! I struggle to get one into my mouth but they are delicious. I used a spoon and pushed it into my mouth because there was sesame sauce that drips when you pick it up.

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Jomarie A.
4.0 Stars
5

Since it's almost the start of M's clerkship, we decided to have dinner yesterday as her last hurrah. Since I had work until 6pm, we opted to have it in Trinoma, which was just a ride away from our office.

When we were deciding on where to eat, she told me that she's been hearing mixed reviews about Torch -- and that was also the case for me. So to settle it once and for all, we decided to eat there.

Good thing she arrived there early so she got us seats already. When I arrived, the restaurant was already jampacked! I was not served water promptly, and we had to call the attention of the servers a couple of times before I was given some water to drink. 128546 We then proceeded to order for our food. While waiting for the food to be served, we noticed a glass on the table containing some thin pasta-like stuff on the table. We thought it was just a centerpiece, but later saw that people were munching on it!!! M asked a waitress, and she told us that it's fried pasta. Hmmm, intriguing! We tried it, and it was good! It tasted somewhat like breadsticks, only much much thinner. It was a bit salty, though.

Shortly after, the food arrived. Judgment time:

✔ SOFT SHELL CRAB SALAD (Php 299.95) - 11088110881108811088
Read many good things about this so we decided to try it. You really can't go wrong with soft shell crab! 128525 Each battered piece of yumminess was such a delight for us. Make sure to try eating a portion of the soft shell crab, lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, mango cube, and black grape all in one bite! You'll fall in love with the various flavors bursting in your mouth. 128076 I hope they could serve some of the dressings on the side, as they drizzled too little on the salad. 128531 They could improve a bit on the plating, too.

✔STEAK PANIZZA (Php 349.95) - 110881108811088
Since we do not want to have an extremely heavy meal, we chose to order the panizza instead of the pizzas. Panizza is eaten as a roll-up (much like Yellow Cab's Dear Darla). They gave us alfalfa sprouts, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions to roll our panizza with. Tip: For people who love spicy food, sprinkle a bit of chili flakes on it before rolling, as it balances the taste more. It can be a bit cloying when you have a bit too plenty, though. The Angus Beef didn't taste as premium as it should have been too, hence the 311088 rating.

✔ VOLCANO ROLL (Php 374.95) - 1108811088110881108811088
We loved how this wasn't cloying at all, despite the lava-like mozarella cheese topping it had! Each piece had ebi tempura, tamago, and cucumber stuffed inside the nori and japanese rice exterior. The taste was just right, so you won't have to dip it in the soy sauce anymore. 128076 The shrimps were perfectly crisp, too! While it's a bit pricey for a sushi roll dish, at least the serving is quite big at 8 pieces. Loved it! 128158

Service, on the other hand, was hit / miss. Some of the servers were not as attentive as the others. There were also some servers who do not seem to be as courteous as the others. But overall, we still had a great time here. 128522 Food was generally good, and the ambiance was homey. We left the restuarant with tummies full but still having enough room for dessert. 128521

#EatDrinkSplurge

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Ruth D.
3.0 Stars
3

I liked the food but service and ambiance, not so much.

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Thea Gil B.
4.0 Stars

Jabanero Baby Back Ribs never fails.
The tenderness is just right, not overly cooked nor chewy.
One order of this already serves 2 people, at least in our experience. We just get an extra order of rice for the second person since it only comes with one serving.

I found their iced tea to be so sweet though. Had to add water to lessen the sweetness.

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Chen R.
5.0 Stars
2

This os noritaco new items on torch for the price is steep but its all worth it try their "kumo" its a softshellcrab sana less rice more on the crab" hihi but yummy didnt fail me though 128512128525128512

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Sheena D.
4.0 Stars

Since we wanted to try something new, we used to always skip this when we're in Makati, we decided to visit the Trinoma branch. We ordered the gambas pizza (PhP352.95) and the blacked chickened alfredo pasta (PhP284.95). These are their bestsellers for a reason. The gambas pizza is also good for cheese lovers.

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Gayla b.
5.0 Stars
3

And I'm back, with the CBF as promised! 128521

Hello Volcano Roll!! You've been missed! 10084

So obviously, I ordered that, then let the CBF order whatever he wants.

He did Pizza & Pasta.

Love the Gambas compared to the BBQ pizza. Forgot the name, but we didn't like the Pasta, Vongole in Garlic Olive Oil. Will not order that again, as the CBF said. But he also fell in love with the Volcano Roll! 128525128525

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Salie D.
4.0 Stars
5

Nice cozy place. Had a good chat with friends during late lunch few weeks ago. Enjoyed the Pizza and Steak...but not much with the Beef Ramen.9996🏽️

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Dada M.
4.0 Stars
3

the proposal!

we deserve the Salpicao Medallion 128525128514128141🍽10084

Philly Steak and Gambas pizza for the win!

thank you torch!

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Sandro V.
5.0 Stars

Cooking steaks on granite or other stones dates back centuries. It allows one to customize the cooking of the steak to his liking.

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Liezzy M.
5.0 Stars
2

love that you could request 2 flavors for your pizza. 127829 128077🏼
must try: gambas 11088110881108811088️ and philly cheesesteak pizza 1108811088110881108811088
alfredo pasta deserves 1108811088110881108811088️.

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Aih B.
5.0 Stars
6

Everything we ordered did not disappoint. (Rate: 10/10)

- BBQ Chicken Pizza / Prosciutto Arugula Pizza
- Torch's Signature Roll
- US Angus Tenderloin Salpicao Medallion
- Bacon and Egg Carbonara Pasta
- Beef Ramen

And their complimentary appetizer, Edible Fried Pasta is 10084️ (not in picture).

Their menu's a bit pricey but it's super worth it!! 128522128077

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Gerald G.
4.0 Stars

Tried the White Truffle Sausage Panizza at Torch awhile ago w/ my wife and kids. It was quite good. The dough was malleable and flavorful, and the toppings were great. I just had to deduct one star because the alfalfa sprouts and the salsa (onions & tomatoes) that came with the dish weren't too fresh, leading us to eschew using them in the roll/wrap altogether.

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Diego S.
4.0 Stars

SALPICAO MEDALLION : beef tenderloin with strips of carrots and string beans ,mashpotato . Bestseller steak ,real tender and juicy take it whole and not sliced to maintain the quality .not bad for580 pesos i recommend rare or medium rare.

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Eden A.
5.0 Stars

Aside from the food and service that never disappoints, was the wonderful surprises they did to my partner's family yesterday. First, they offered balloons to the kids we were with. When they learned it was the baby's birthday, they also sang for him as they lit a firework on top of the cake we ordered. It was really sweet! Thank You for making it extra special for the family!

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Jorelle F.
3.0 Stars

At first, I was really drooling over this Burger Mac and Cheese. However, as I dig into it, Umay to the highest level. Haha. I was only able to finish a portion of it. As in less than one fourth of it. Haha.

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Mr M.
1.0 Stars

Hmmmm. 3 of us ate here and we all had stomach cramps and runs later in the night. They need to practice on their food prep as I'm sure they don't give a rats ass how clean they serve their food(no pun intended). The only description i can offer about this place and its food is... "I't SUCKS". Food was nasty AF! Their french onion soup was bland and disgusting. Seriously that is not french onion soup! And their bottomless nachos is gross. They give u a pile of staled, cold, cracked up colored tortilla chips. They cant even heat up the chips for you. And I'm sure its not even real organic blue corn. The dish i ordered which is the pic was nothing spectacular. It should be if your charging 700+ pesos for it. The steak my cousin ordered was salty AF!!! And the country fried steak his wife ordered was all batter and so oily!

I understand the whole vAriety offering thing but this place is just trying to hard to have all the cuisines in one menu. From sushi to pizza. C'mon if your going to have that all in one house at least give it some proper execution. None existent. At least for all the dishes we ordered. If the owner is reading this you seriously need to revisit the cleanliness of your food prep and kitchen. We seriously all got some nasty diarrhea after eating there.

Service was good. But they lure you in by giving you free welcome iced tea drinks when u stop to look at the menu or waiting to be seated. Don't fall for it. Pass on the ice tea and keep walking.

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Glenn E.
3.0 Stars

Watching Attack on Titan the movie was disappointing when you're both watching the anime series and reading the manga.

A it hungry after the movie, we decided to eat before going home. Dining out with my friend Pat needs a lot of consideration. She's choosy when if comes to food. She doesn't eat cream-based pasta, only eats yellowcab pizza, doesn't like cheese, mayo and hotdogs unless tender juicy hotdogs and etc.128514 I always let her decide where to eat and everytime we plan on meeting up, I advise her to search where to eat. Bow! 128514

We ended up here at Torch. My first time here, Trinoma is not my to go mall when it comes to food trips. A very few interesting resto to go to. 128530 The place was nice, it's clean and like the ambiance. Service was prompt and staff were accomodating. We ordered the ff:

Fish and Chips. The breading of the fish was too thick, medyo nakakaumay. Fries was ok.

Spaghetti with Meatballs. It's good. I think they added cream on the sauce which made the red sauce lighter. It's creamy but a bit bland to taste.

2 types of Rolls. It was ok. Can't even remember the names. 128514

Pizza. I think the other half was Phillysteak, the other one was history. Like the phillsteak better.

Kagaya ng wasabi they served us, medyo ganun din yung feeling after eating. Haha busog naman.

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Roy T.
4.0 Stars

First time I visited Torch was maybe last year and it did not give much of an impression to me and my little sister. I might've been to busy that time again that I was not able to submit a review. Went back with my mom early December because the Torch craze seem to haven't died down yet. Gave it another try.

Overall, most note-worthy during this visit were the pizza and the salad that we ordered. The rest were just okay for me. 128513

Here's the food spread:

SOFT-SHELL CRAB SALAD 4128077🏻
Generally a good and light salad to start our meal. Nicely presented with slices of mangoes, grapes, with their semi-sweet dressing plus berries vinaigrette. first time to try the latter and it was good. 128077🏻 of course the soft shell crab was interesting but it a bit crunchier would've been perfect.

HAMONADO x GAMBAS PIZZA 5128077🏻
I loved how thin their crust is. It was super think and crispy. You're free to have any two pizzas in one (you pay the higher prize). I liked the hamonado better than the gambas. It had that sweet-hickory-cheesy taste with sweet quite dominating. The gambas pizza was good. Big pieces of shrimp on a cheesy bed. Yumm.

TRUFFLE FRIES 3128077🏻
If you're not a fan of truffle oil, skip this. I am not but I got curious so ordered this. Lasang gas. Legit truffle there for you truffle lovers. I tried dipping it in the tartar sauce but I failed after a number of attempts. Ginawa ko na lahat...lasang gas parin. 128514

TORCH's SIGNATURE ROLL 3.5128077🏻
Sorry, I know lots of people love this but it's so-so for me. The rice was too much making it super filling for two persons to share. I liked the spicy mango mayo that I requested put in the side to control how spicy the sushi will go. It did not taste good without that mayo! Always have the mayo with it. 128513 also, the sushi easily broke when i picked it using my chopsticks. no no. dapat solid siya, parang relationships lang.

Overall, it's a 3.5 stars for me but since service and ambiance were good, giving it a 4. 128513 if not, 3 lang.

Again, I'm coming back for the pizzas only. maybe the salad also? pizza pizza pizza is TORCH for me as of now. might be a good idea to try their steaks next time. 127829127829127829127829127829127829127829

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