New to the South and need a guide to walk you through all the best spots in the giant food hub that is BF Homes, Parañaque? Here it is!
The main road in BF Homes, Aguirre Avenue, is home to dozens of restaurants, cafes, and food stalls that are stand-alone establishments in the area. We know that you’ve been looking to satisfy your recurrent dreams of crunchy tostadas and juicy burgers, so we rounded up all the exceptional food spots that speak to the uniqueness and creativity of the South.
Aside from the comfort food and home cooking-inspired menu of Spoon Eat + Drink, this popular restaurant in BF Homes also serves as a space for creative workshops, covering everything from photography to calligraphy. Don’t forget to check out their rood deck!
Spoon Eat + Drink is located at Unit 1A, 319 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
2. La Chinesca
Affiliated with chef Bruce Ricketts and food-loving editor Jae Pickrell, La Chinesca has delicious written all over it. The pineapple and pork combo of La Chinesca’s classic carnitas are absolutely drool-worthy, and the tuna tostadas make that second serving totally worth it.
La Chinesca is located at 248 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
3. Bamba Bistro
Bamba Bistro has been a BF favorite for years, and for good reason. Who wouldn’t want to get a taste of chef Tina Legarda’s excellent cooking, anyway? With an extensive menu that covers main dishes that are luxurious yet approachable, Bamba Bistro has to be next on your list for a special night out.
Bamba Bistro is located at 55 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
4. Ramen Kuroda
A little bit of rain in Metro Manila means an instant trip to a ramen joint! Make an effort to go off the beaten path this time with a visit to BF’s Ramen Kuroda—where your classic tonkotsu ramen and homemade noodles will be extra affordable and extra tasty.
Ramen Kuroda is located at Phase II 1718, 96 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
With chef Bruce Rickett’s love and obsession with Japanese food, you can only expect well-executed dishes at Sensei Sushi Bar. Because the menu is completely dependent on the fresh ingredients that are regularly sourced or hauled in, expect a few changes every now and then. Or better yet—make that a reason to pop in for a meal again and again.
Sensei Sushi Bar is located at 268 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
Sip on your cup of coffee while appreciating the beautiful spaces of Artist’s Haven. This establishment stands as a gallery, café, and workshop venue all at the same time. Make your trip worth it by savoring every minute you spend in this space.
Artist’s Haven Café is located at 190 Aguirre Ave, BF Homes.
Meaty soft tacos and mountains of cheesy nachos? Drive-By does them in the best way possible! What better way to celebrate the weekend with your barkada? Order beers by the bucket and pair them with Drive-By’s alcohol-absorbing Mexican fare.
Drive-By Taco Shop is located at 167 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
8. Magnum Opus
While known for its specialty coffee and drinks menu, Magnum Opus also has a killer food menu! With modern interiors and a playlist that always sends out good vibes, this restaurant made its mark in the local dining scene by keeping it simple: By serving delicious products and providing excellent service.
Magnum Opus is located at The Prime Building, 115 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
It’s always good practice to support farm-to-table concepts whenever possible. Ingredients used in The Urban Farm’s dishes are sustainably sourced and grown, and the freshness of their food make it obvious. Don’t skip that order of ultra-tender Beef Belly Roast!
The Urban Farm is located at 4 President’s Avenue.
10. Carpe Diem
Carpe Diem takes creativity to the next level with a menu that’s both whimsical and colorful. From potted desserts, to sky-high cotton candy over milk tea, to three-dimensional coffee art, this café was meant for the fun-loving kid inside you.
Carpe Diem is located at 153 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
11. Southern Dairy
Calling all ice cream lovers! Southern Dairy serves a banana split bigger than your face, crazy milkshakes are a ‘gram-worthy, and simple scoops of ice cream for those who are looking for a quick treat. With Manila’s relentless heat during the summer, make sure to drop by for a visit one day.
Southern Dairy is located at 273 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
12. Big Brat Burger
Big Brat Burger has been a BF favorite for its family- and barkada-friendly menu. Their service is always fast, and their juicy burgers and steaks are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Head there for an after-work treat (and drink) or a big family Sunday lunch.
Big Brat Burger is located at 96 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
13. Crazy Chick
As the name suggests, this restaurant has chicken wing flavors that you’ll go absolutely crazy for. Some flavors include Garlic Parmesan, Mango Sriracha, and Dijon Honey. Eat ‘em while they’re hot!
Crazy Chick is located along 15 President’s Avenue, BF Homes.
14. Tas Roofdeck
This drinking spot is the place to be for night when you want to let loose a little bit. The roof deck is beautiful at night, with hanging lights strung across the space and music that you can sing and dance along to. Their bar chow is an absolute must! How else will you be able to handle all those drinks? Feast on Adobo Nachos, street skewers, and pizzas at prices that are easy on the wallet.
Tas Roofdeck is located along 31 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.
15. Container Turf
The delicious options that this food park presents makes up for the uncompromising heat al fresco diners often face in Manila. Find ribs from Black Barrel Smokehouse, burgers from Sweet Ecstasy, and Poblacion’s famous El Chupacabra tacos here.
Container Turf is located along 238 and 240 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes.