halal food in manila

Where To Get Halal Food In Manila: 10 Most Authentic Halal Restaurants

In terms of cuisine, the Philippines is probably one of the most diverse countries. There are various food options aside from Filipino dishes around the country, especially in the metro. With plenty of restaurants opening side by side, we know how overwhelming it gets to choose where to eat. If you love to try new (and healthier) eats, then here is a list of where to get the best halal food in Manila!

1Pamanganan House of Malaysian Halal Foods

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In the heart of the busy streets of Quiapo lies a restaurant that offers Malaysian dishes with a touch of Arabic and Indian influences. Pamanganan House of Malaysian Halal Foods is no five-star restaurant, but it serves you some of the top halal food in Manila. You can try out its delectable specialties, such as mee goring, beryani shrimp, nasi goring pataya, and much more.

Pamanganan House of Malaysia Halal Foods
Located at G/F, Saimah II Hotel, 310-D Elizondo Street, Quiapo, Manila
0917 317 0455
Open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

2Gayyah’s Pagkaunan Halal Restaurant

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Satisfy your halal craving at Gayyah’s Pagkaunan Halal Restaurant in Ermita today! Offering value for money, this establishment is one of the best halal restaurants in Manila. Don’t forget to have a taste of its popular meals including satti, biryani, and nasi ayam.

Gayyah’s Pagkaunan Halal Restaurant
G/F Arquiza Trade Centre 1214, M.H. Del Pilar St., Ermita, Manila
(02) 521-4667
Open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

3Al Batra Restaurant & Coffee Shop

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Serving you the most scrumptious Mediterranean, Arabian Gulf, and Italian cuisines 24 hours a day, Al Batra Restaurant & Coffee Shop is one of your go-to halal restaurants in Manila. When your halal food craving is strong, you exactly know where to go. Its must-try dishes include kebab, rice meals, fresh seafood, and hummus.

Al Batra Restaurant & Coffee Shop
Located at 2/F, A.M Flores Building, Corner Constellation Street,, Makati Avenue, Makati CIty
(02) 403 5552
Open daily 24 hours

4New Bombay

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Known as the pioneering and biggest Indian restaurant in the country, New Bombay specializes in none other than Indian cuisine, of course. To date, it has five branches in Manila and continues to serve authentic Indian dishes. Some of its must-try dishes are biryani rice, tandoori, and chicken tikka masala.

New Bombay
Located at Tower 1, Ayala The Columns, 6821 Ayala Avenue corner Sen Gil Puyat, Makati City
(02) 901 3275
Open from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

5Ababu Persian Kitchen

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Those who want to have a taste of Persian cuisine can easily head to Ababu Persian Kitchen. It’s one of the halal restaurants in Manila that offers some of the most affordable yet satisfying meals. Don’t miss out on its charbroiled ground beef dish, shawarma rice bowl, as well as kebab meals.

Ababu Persian Kitchen
Located at 1232 Gelinos Street, Sampaloc Manila
0915 681 8425
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

6The Halal Guys

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Another great place to taste halal food in Manila is The Halal Guys. Apparently, this restaurant started out on the streets of New York. Since then, it has received an unexpected demand from people. This led to the business taking off and expanding in different parts of the world, including the Philippines. You should try its gyro over rice topped with its signature creamy white or hot sauce.

The Halal Guys
Located at 5/F Mega Food Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.


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Specializing in Middle Eastern cuisine, Hossein’s is a household name in the food industry. It is one of the first restaurants to serve Arabic, Indian, Persian, and Mediterranean dishes with a contemporary twist in the Philippines. Go and try its kebab and chelou specialties!

Located at 2nd Level C-201 Serendra, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
(02) 856 0632 / 856 1278
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

8Mister Kabab

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Midnight halal food cravings? Worry no more, for Mister Kabab is your go-to joint for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines any time of the day. Open 24/7, it boasts of its tasty kababs served with buttered rice and grilled tomato.

Mister Kebab
Located at 31 West Avenue, Nayong Kanluran, Quezon City
(02) 373 5941
Open daily 24 hours

9Moud Halal Restaurant

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Along the streets of Quiapo, you will find one of the best eateries offering extremely affordable halal food in Manila. Moud Halal Restaurant is sure to satisfy your taste buds, especially when you get to taste its mouthwatering roasted chicken. It is definitely to die for!

Moud Halal Restaurant
Located at 829 Globo De Oro Street, Quiapo, Manila
(02) 488 5006


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There are only a handful of good Indian restaurants in the metro and that includes Kashmir. It has been serving delicious Middle Eastern, Malaysian, and Indian dishes to all its patrons over the years. And there’s a reason why it has been awarded as the Best Indian Restaurant by Manila’s Best Kept Restaurant Secrets panel in 2010 and 2014. That alone puts it on our list of best halal restaurants in Manila!

816 Arnaiz Avenue, Makati City
(02) 844 4924
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
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