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The Most Romantic Restos In The North That Are Perfect For Dates

There’s no shortage of romantic restaurants in Metro Manila. People often point to cities in the southern part of the metro as thriving foodie hubs, but if you and your date want to venture further north, we’ve got you. There are plenty of underrated gastronomic gems in this area that are designed with romance in mind. Keep reading to check out our favorite date spots in northern Metro Manila.



Ninyo Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge

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A beautiful ancestral home surrounded by hanging vines, rose petals, and soft candlelight—it’s hard to imagine a more romantic setting than Ninyo Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge. Even the exquisitely prepared Asian-European cuisine and extensive wine selection are proposal-worthy. Tip: pick one of the private pavilions outside for more privacy for your date night!

Address: 66 Esteban Abada Street, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Service Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 11 AM to 9 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Talisay The Garden Café

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Bright, airy, and cozy, Talisay The Garden Café is a lovely space fit for a special lunch or dinner date. Tucked in a quiet spot of Maginhawa, Chef Tatung’s garden-themed restaurant is inspired by family moments and timeless homes. Whether you dine inside or in the lush garden, you’ll be feasting on a familiar yet elevated take on Filipino cuisine of classic favorites and local ingredients.

Address: 44 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village, Quezon City
Service Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 11 AM to 8 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant

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A fine dining restaurant in New Manila, Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant is a must-visit culinary gem perfect for couples planning an elegant night out—or even a marriage proposal or wedding! It’s a wonderful space to try authentic French Mediterranean cuisine made from scratch using the freshest ingredients around (paired with delicious wine, of course). If you and your partner are looking to try something new together, Lemuria’s creative tasting menus will take you on a gastronomic adventure.

Address: 5 Julieta Circle, Horseshoe Village, Quezon City
Service Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Website:, Facebook, Instagram



Las Casas Quezon City

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A part of the Las Casas Heritage Collection, Las Casas Quezon City is the first venture in the collection beyond the renowned Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bataan. This events space, restaurant, and museum brings the history and romance of Las Casas to Manila. Whether you prefer Filipino fare at Kusina ni Maria or Italian favorites at La Bella, loved-up couples can enjoy a gourmet dining experience. Chef-curated monthly specials are also available.

Address: 134 Roosevelt Avenue, San Francisco Del Monte, Quezon City
Service Hours: Daily, 11 AM to 9 PM
Website:, Facebook




via Bellini’s Italian Restaurant Facebook page

Dreaming of taking your special someone to Italy? Before planning a trip halfway around the world, take your partner to Bellini’s. Nestled in a low-key corner in Cubao Expo, this authentic Italian restaurant is filled with Italy-inspired details like vibrant murals, framed photos, and other knick-knacks. 

Address: Cubao Expo, 3 General Romulo Ave., Cubao, Quezon City
Service Hours: Daily, 10 AM to 10 PM
Website: Facebook



Hapag Manila

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A proudly Filipino restaurant offering an intimate dining experience, Hapag is one of the restaurants to book when you’re ready to splurge for a special date. Interiors are minimalist but the tasting menu is impeccable, a refined take on Filipino favorites that looks and tastes fantastic. Reservations are a must; reach out to the restaurant and check their social media accounts for updated menus and schedules.

Address: Katipunan Extension, Project 4, Quezon City
Service Hours: Thursday to Sunday, 5 PM to 10 PM
Website:, Facebook, Instagram



Casa Renato

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Head to Fairview for a taste of well-prepared Mediterranean fusion food at Casa Renato. The romantic restaurant is one of the hidden gems of the metro, offering couples a cozy space to enjoy international cuisine and good conversation. It’s got Insta-friendly appeal, too, with warm lighting, vintage décor, and meticulously plated dishes.

Address: 7 Dahlia Avenue, West Fairview, Quezon City
Website: Facebook


If you enjoy discovering new places to eat with your partner, make your way to KKday. From sunset cruises to sweet dessert spots, book some of the best dining experiences in Metro Manila for your upcoming date.


*Featured photo via NINYO Fusion Cuisine & Wine Lounge, Las Casas Quezon City, Hapag, and Talisay The Garden Café Facebook pages