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Christmas 2020: Where To Get Potluck Dishes and Party Platters For the Holidays

Because we deserve to treat ourselves with good food during the holidays!

The holiday season is that time of the year when we get to enjoy food without having to feel guilty or bad about putting our diet plans aside. Really, with everything we went through this 2020, we truly just deserve to treat ourselves and end the year with some good food.

If you’re still stuck and don’t know what to serve during the holidays, whether it’s for your Noche Buena or for your Christmas celebrations with the rest of the family, you don’t have to worry! We’re listing down restaurants in Metro Manila currently offering party platters for your upcoming potluck lunches and dinners!

Check it out below:

Sushi Nori

Want Japanese food for Christmas? Sushi Nori offers Party Trays, Sushi Platters, and Sushi Cakes which are all good for two or even a larger group of people. Sushi Nori is available on GrabFood and foodpanda. They also do direct delivery when you contact them at 0945 317 9912.

For their menu, you can check out this page.


Perfect for those preparing a meal for a bigger group during the holidays, Conti’s offers a Large Food Order menu, which is available for Take-Out, Pick-Up, Delivery, and Function. Some of the well-loved dishes on the menu are their Baked Salmon, Paella Madrilena, and Chicken Pastel.

To see the menu, you may visit this page. You may order by contacting them at 8580-8888. They are also available on GrabFood.

Almusal Cafe

Available on GrabFood and foodpanda, Almusal Cafe has Almusal Platters, which are good enough to satisfy a group of 8 to 12 people. Aside from their Lamb Adobo Platter and Black Seafood Arrabiata, the restaurant also offers the Almusal Family Platter, a combination of Filipino almusal-favorites: Beef Belly Tapa, Pork Belly Tocino, and Honey Butter Bacon Slab.

To see their full menu, you can visit this page.


You can never go wrong with your Pancit Sisig if you’ll be ordering it from Big5. All of their dishes come in 3 different sizes, so there’s definitely something fit for every group, no matter how big or small they are. While you’re at it, make sure to also try out their Big5 balls and flavored butchi, which go perfectly well with your noodle dish!

To order, you may contact Big5 via the following numbers: 7623 5555 // 7964 5555 // 0917 316 5555 // 0917 598 5555. See their full menu here.

Tim Ho Wan

For the dimsum lovers, Tim Ho Wan currently offers Chef’s Baskets which are good for groups with 6 to 10 people. These Chef’s Baskets have some of everyone’s Tim Howan-favorites like pork buns, stir-fried noodles, pork & shrimp dumplings, spring rolls, and more.

See their menu here. Tim Ho Wan is currently open for dine-in, take-out, and delivery.

Friends and Family

Just in time for the holidays, Friends and Family has family platters which serve 10-15 people. Available on the menu right now are some our favorite Filipino holiday dishes, which include lumpiang shanghai, embutido, birthday spaghetti, pork BBQ, sisig, and more.

For inquiries, you may contact them at 0917 891 7053. Friends and Faily is available for delivery via foodpanda and GrabFood. They also do curbside pick-ups along the 30th street parking lot.

Cangrejos Locos

For paellas, tapas, and other Spanish dishes, you can never go wrong with Cangrejos Locos. The restaurant has different variations of paella — from Paella Negra to Cangrejos Locos Paella — which all come in three sizes, depending on how big your group is.

See Cangrejos Locos’ delivery menu here. For orders, you may contact them at 0945677529. They are also available for pick-up and delivery (min. purchase of P3000 + delivery fee) for those living in the Muntinlupa, Las Pinas, and Paranaque area. Customers may also have their orders delivered via their choice of courier service.

Carlito’s Catering

For Christmas 2020, Carlito’s Catering launched their Christmas Specials, all of which come in small, medium, and large trays, depending on how big a group is. Dishes on their Christmas Specials menu include Baked Salmon with Spinach Cream, Christmas Chicken Relleno, Roast Beef Tenderloin with Truffled Wild Mushroom and Red Wine Demi Glace, and more.

For orders, you may contact them at 0917 125 7264. They are available for pick-up and delivery via Grab and Lalamove, with fees shouldered by the customer.

Bizu Patisserie

Celebrate the holidays with Bizu’s party trays, which come in different sizes! Available just in time for the festive season are their Baked Salmon Rockefeller, 10-hour Roast Beef, and the Conchinillo, which makes the perfect additions to the holiday spread.

To see Bizu’s menu, you may visit their official website. Selected branches currently offer delivery via foodpanda.


Cibo has recently launched their Buon Natale Holiday Feast, which already has Cibo’s La Bistecca and Spinaci Zola. Aside from this particular family set, Cibo’s other classic dishes also come in Solo, La Famiglia, and Festa sizes, giving you and the family more options to choose from.

To see the menu and order for delivery, you may visit Cibo’s official website.

Homestream images are from Cibo and Cangrejos Locos.

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