The Best Restaurants in Metro Manila for Kids

By Hart  |  Posted: July 2, 2018

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    If there is one thing that is well loved by Filipinos, its FOOD! Ask any of your friends for a good option in the Metro, and they can give you a long list of choices. But if you’re someone who is not really in the food scene, or your family is taking a vacation in the Philippines’ capital, then choosing a restaurant could be daunting.

    Let us make your job a bit easier-after all, you have to give your kids the best places to eat.  We did the heavy lifting for you by scrutinizing the many dining destinations available. Here are the best restaurants in Metro Manila perfect for kids!

    The Pet Cafe

    If your family is looking for a relaxing dining experience, then this soothing pet cafe would be perfect for you. The Pet Cafe is full of furry friends of various shapes and sizes ready to greet your kids. It does not hurt that the food and coffee are top notch too.Take your pick between the Cat Haven or Dog Garden areas and watch your kids enjoy.

    Kids aged 10 years and below will only be allowed in Cat Haven when accompanied by a guardian. Entrance for both Cat Haven and Dog Garden is free for kids aged at least 12 years old.

    Unit 218, Cluster H, Blue Bay Walk, EDSA corner Macapagal Boulevard, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 834 5608

    Cat Cafe Manila

    This cutesy cafe’s mission is to spread the love for cats and to spread awareness for responsible pet ownership. Entering this specialty place is like entering the most lovable place on Earth: cats of various breeds purr and climb around their wooden perches and mounted homes. If you want to meet these felines, you will need to reserve tickets for your family.

    For more information about Cat Cafe Manila, visit their website.

    189 Maginhawa Street, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    +631922 836 4441

    Hello Kitty Cafe

    With just the right amount of childhood nostalgia, Sanrio’s efforts for a cafe concept in BGC may become your family’s new favorite place. Hello Kitty Cafe is the only establishment right now that can make you an actual princess: the colourful table and chair combinations pair very well with the tasty cupcakes and muffins. Just make sure to take care of your kid’s sweet tooth before you spoil him too much!

    3rd Floor, Uptown Mall, BGC, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines


    Lucy in the Sky Cafe

    Looking for a  vegetarian choice for your kids? Hidden amongst the many vendors and restaurants on busy Wilson Street is a multicolored art cafe with a complete vegetarian menu. The owners of the cafe initially wanted a small space to display their little art pieces; only after collecting more years of experience did they have the confidence to open the cafe. We are very thankful that they made this decision. 

    222 Wilson Street, Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 370 4113

    Puzzle Gourmet Store and Cafe

    Puzzle Gourmet serves up equal parts genuine art and comfort food. The story behind the place is really heartwarming- the Canoy family wanted to establish a way to secure Jose’s future, who is autistic. Jose came up with the name ‘Puzzle’, the perfect description for a cozy escape brimming with love for people of all types and abilities. Kids, regardless of condition, can enjoy the delicious food stacked by Jose himself, while they view the arts and crafts designed by artists with autism.

    Comets Loop, Blue Ridge, Project 4, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines


    Wildflour Cafe and Bakery

    This premiere bakery + cafe concept is a rising star among restaurant circles. But this did not stop them from becoming a hit with families and kids. Renowned for their fresh baked goods, Farmacy soft-served ice cream, and signature drinks, you will have a hard time finding a joint that caters to everyone while having consistently excellent service. Go ahead, spoil your kids with those deep-chocolate brownies!

    To know more about Wildflour’s menu and promotions, visit their website

    Ground Floor, Net Lima Building, 26th Street, BGC, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 856 7600

    Ground Floor, V Corporate Center, 125 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 808 7072

    Ground Floor, Frabelle Business Center 111, Rada Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 833 9799

    Ground Floor, The Podium, 18 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 571 8588

    Ground Floor, O-Square, Wilson Street corner Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 755 3543

    Genki Sushi

    What makes dining at a Japanese restaurant so satisfying is the colour, taste, and variety in their food. But what can make it even more delightful is having small trains deliver your food straight from the kitchen. Have your kids select from the touchscreen some quick and delicious sushi, then follow it up with some rice bowls. Guide your kids through the ordering process as it can get really confusing!

    Bonifacio Stop Over, Rizal Drive, BGC, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 753 6248

    SM Aura Premier, 8 McKinley Parkway, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 955 2205

    31 Meralco Avenue, San Antonio, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines



    One of America’s most popular family diners has carved out its niche as a local kid-friendly pick. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are all served at Denny’s, 24-7. There are other family-friendly options similar to Denny’s, but what sets it apart are its superb service and very comfortable booth seats. Don’t leave without trying their pancake puppies and bourbon ribs!

    Uptown Parade, 9th Avenue, BGC, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 772 3371

    Ground Floor, Venice Grand Canal Mall, Upper McKinley Road, McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

    Ground Floor, Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 720 9337

    Level 4, Garden Restaurants, Ayala Trinoma, North Avenue, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    (02) 625 6361 

    For more kid-friendly restaurants to visit in Metro Manila or around the region, look no further than our Fun Kids Guide! Find that perfect activity or destination somewhere near you.

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