Cabalen Restaurant in Makati City - Philippines
When craving for authentic Filipino native dishes cooked and served in the finest traditions in the country, an excellent choice is Cabalen. Manila has a wide variety of first-rate tourist-worthy native restaurants, but nothing surpasses Cabalen's expertise, especially on native Pampanga cuisines.
Cabalen is famous for reasonably priced buffet food-serving in an atmosphere of Filipino festivity and dinner table abundance. With a mere P220 (just more than $4) per head (drinks not included) we get to enjoy a feast of assorted and delicately cooked luscious native dishes and treats. Everything is set to create a banqueting experience right in grandma's dining hall and kitchen at CabalenManila's pride in Pampanga culinary specialties.
The best thing about a Cabalen dinner is the 'eat all you can' dining scheme. For a reasonable P220 per head we literally fill our tummies with only the best in Pampanga native dishes to our heart's desireor rather to what our bellies can hold. We can eat all we want and can for a meal (lunch or supper), on condition that we finish everything on our plates at Cabalen. Manila seems opulent with food with this experience.
There is a whole world of native Pampanga and other Filipino dishes to choose from: Pork, beef, and chicken dishes; sea foods galore; vegetable varieties; even exotic but delectable recipes that tickle the appetite (as well as the imagination) and which astound even some Filipinos. There are stuffed frogs, crunchy tiny crabs, crackling and juicy pork knuckles, and spiced snails in coco milk, to name a few, at Cabalen. Manila, no wonder, boasts of this Pampanga classy restaurant.
Situated on the ground level of Glorietta 3 at the Ayala Shopping Center, Cabalen, Manila branch, is popular in the metropolis. Cab drivers are very familiar with it since the location is just along Ayala Avenue, in Makati, where other classy establishments like Manila Peninsula, 6750 Building, and Philippine Stock Exchange, among others, also line up the national road.
Glorietta, housing the Cabalen Manila outlet, is also bounded by Dusit Hotel Nikko, SM Makati, Rustans, Ascot Hotel (formerly Oakwood) and Shangrila Hotel, among others. For extra convenience, call (632) 8935915, 893-9884, or 373-2914 for early booking. For inquiries we may contact Cabalen through email at cabalen.com.ph. The restaurant is open from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm everyday.
On Pampanga cuisine specialties and other native recipes, there's nothing like Cabalen. Manila never had a native Pampanga restaurant as comprehensive and elegant.