Safe Dining: Where To Eat and Drink In Quezon City

Eastwood City

June 29, 2021

For most people, choosing where to eat and drink in Quezon City can be challenging. Fortunately, the act of bonding over delicious food and the cornerstone of Filipino life has not disappeared. We did the legwork and rounded five dining spots in Quezon City that have reopened and beckoning dining customers with safety in mind.

You don’t have to go far and wide to have a gastronomic experience in one of the biggest cities in Metro Manila. Quezon City is quite the complete package with all kinds of mouthwatering food choices. From Middle Eastern cuisine dishes, Japanese fusion meals, American grub, to all-time fave Filipino brunches, these are the best picks if you’re wondering where to eat and drink in Quezon City.

As malls in the district have always been the favorite dining spot for families, friends, and couples — Megaworld Lifestyle Malls made sure to prioritize customers’ health above all with safety protocols and wide, open spaces. Read on!


What makes Middle Eastern food a crowd-favorite? The bold flavors of spices and herbs. Exploe the authentic taste of Middle Eastern dishes with Mazza. From classic shawarmas, savory kebabs, grilled chicken, to the perfect beef keema — you won’t find yourself falling short of meal choices in this restaurant.

Try out their Mixed Plate Kebab Meal, Beef Shawarma Rice, Sizzling Chicken Shawarma, and don’t forget to order extra hummus on the side! Upon entering Mazza, you can already get the impression of safe dining given the contract tracing form and temperature checking. You can also opt to pay through contactless payment.

Mazza is located at 2F Citywalk 2, Eastwood City



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If you want to take delight in quintessential Filipino offerings that have unique twists, one of the best places to eat and drink in Quezon City is Locavore. This ambient and hip gastropub has been well-loved by foodies for the passionate chefs that merge different cuisine influences to develop a one-of-a-kind yet familiar interpretation of Filipino fare. To add to that, Locavore also boasts of using locally produced ingredients that are mostly organic.

The stylish industrial interior, ambient lighting, and open bar and kitchen style will offer a delightful dining experience. But, Locavore also offers choices for outdoor dining, which is known to be a safer way of dining due to having more room for social distancing and better air ventilation. You can also surround yourself with stunning city sceneries while feasting on carefully prepared plates using only quality ingredients.

Sample Locavore’s Sizzling Sinigang, Boneless Lechon Belly, Pakwan Salad, Lechon Oyster Sisig, or Sugpo Con Mayonesa.

Locavore is located at GF 1880 Building, Eastwood City, Quezon City.

Soban K-Town Grill

It’s clear that the samgyupsal craze in the Metro is not over yet. If you catch yourself craving for the best Korean barbecue cuts while watching your favorite Kdramas, we bring some good news: Soban K-Town Grill is accepting customers with health and safety protocols to follow.

Since Soban K-Town Grill opened its doors back in 2019, the K-bbq chain skyrockets in popularity for offering delicious thick-cut European pork belly and USDA choice beef belly. K-bbq using only premium cuts of beef, pork, and chicken. But, that isn’t the only thing that keeps hungry customers from coming back. For P1,060.00, you can get a Mega Meat BBQ Set good for 2 people. This set includes large woo samgyup, medium fresh samgyupsal, small samgyupsal/dak galbi, unlimited rice, soup, side dishes (banchan), and two coffee jelly desserts.

Have utmost peace of mind with Soban K-Town Grill’s health and safety measures such as temperature checks and footbath upon entry, mandatory face masks, and face shields, health declaration form, alternate seating arrangement, one-meter chair distance, and regular store sanitation. There is also an outdoor area for a safer dining experience.

Soban K-Town Grill is located at 2/F Eastwood Mall.

Blackbeard’s Seafood Island

Seafood Island

Living on the Philippine archipelago has a lot of perks, including the abundance of seafood all-year-round. Besides getting to try only the freshest catch, you can also munch on all kinds of seafood dishes whether it’s fish, crustaceans, mussels, or squid. For, there’s no better way to satisfy your seafood cravings than dining out with your loved ones in Blackbeard’s Seafood Island.

Their boodle sets will drown you in fresh seafood and appetizing sides such as Chili Garlic Kangkong, Grilled Talong and Okra, Pancit Canton Guisado, Tomato, Tropical Fruit Skewers, Bagoong, Alamang, and many more! You can even create your own boodle and add all the seafood you want. Rest assured Blackbeard’s Seafood Island will leave you overwhelmed in the most delicious way possible.

Blackbeard’s Seafood Island is a crowd favorite for their value-for-money boodle feasts. To avoid waiting in a queue, consider booking a table in advance! This restaurant also has outdoor dining to ensure your safety.

Blackbeard’s Seafood Island is located at G/F Citywalk 1, Eastwood City.

Hotstar Large Fried Chicken

While you’re on the search for places to eat and drink in Quezon City, we’re here to tell you about a dining spot that offers larger-than-your-face chicken. You read it right, Hotstar offers 12-inch boneless chicken meals! This Taiwanese fast-food chain cuts and seasons their chicken evenly before being covered in their signature breading and deep-fried in soya oil. The result is a mouthwatering golden brown coat that is perfectly juicy to the core.

Choose from their signature chicken cooking styles: Super Star, Original Large Chicken, Crispy Large Chicken. Then, choose your flavor: Salt & Pepper, Sweet & Sour, Barbecue Sauce, Chili Pepper, Red Hot, and Teriyaki. To ensure safe dining, you’ll have to practice social distancing while dining. Staff will also wear face masks and encourage contactless payment.

Hotstar Large Fried Chicken is located at G/F, Citywalk 2, Eastwood Mall (extended outdoor dining area).

Wondering where to eat and drink in Quezon City that keeps your safety in mind? Megaworld Lifestyle Malls has got you covered! Be #SaferandHappierOutdoors dining today!