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Here are the cafes and restaurants located in New Manila, Quezon City. *Take note, some restaurants might have closed down by the time you read them OR, have been re-located. If you see one, you can send me a message and I’ll update it right away. Gracias!

Dulcinea at Robinsons Magnolia

Whenever my family and I dine at Dulcinea, we would always order churros con chocolate. Why, you ask? Well, there’s something fascinating about this Spanish dessert. Just hearing it makes you want to eat one right away. And Dulcinea is the first place that comes to mind when we crave for one. The branch we always visit is Tomas Morato; however, we were at Robinsons Magnolia that day. So I checked my Zomato app and found out that they’re located on the third floor. Dulcinea Restaurant This classic restaurant has been serving Spanish cuisine with a Filipino touch since 1963, over 50 years now. But do you know who founded it? It was Señor Santos Ruano. He travelled from Spain to the Philippines in 1961 and opened up a little pasteleria on Mabini Street in Ermita called Dulcinea Pasteleria y salon de Te. With his knowledge and his grandparents recipes, he introduced various Spanish dishes and sugary treats including the traditional Spanish dessert that we all enjoy. Churros! Fast forward to the present, Dulcinea continues …

A Neighborhood Cafe Called the Little Owl

Are you familiar with Lola Cafe + Bar and Liberty Kitchen + Brew? Then you know that the team behind these two successful food establishments is the Lola Group of Restaurants. If you love both, you would be thrilled to know that they opened a new restaurant concept in Quezon City called Little Owl. This neighborhood cafe is located at 65 Broadway Avenue in New Manila. Little Owl, as the name suggests, is little and tranquil. Yes, just like the noble creatures the Little Owl cafe is a small meeting place where you can relax and enjoy all-day brunch with family, friends and colleagues. The cafe features a simple and clean al fresco and indoor dining as well as function room perfect for small gatherings. As you can see below, Little Owl is indeed “Instagrammable”. The white walls match the black-framed mirrors, arched windows and other elements in the room giving diners a relaxing and picture-worthy ambiance. When it comes to food, Little Owl has a lot to offer. Below are some of their lovely …