Take a tasty trip around the world as Venice’s Grand Canal resumes dinner – Manila Bulletin
From high-end dining to street food, it’s a complete dining adventure that awaits diners in the country’s most romantic mall.
Nothing beats the experience of traveling and discovering new cuisines from different cultures. Lately, however, packing your bags to take off to a new destination has been a far-fetched possibility.
A global foodie adventure, however, can now be savored as restaurants now accept diners. For those who wish to take their family and friends on a tasty journey, Venice Grand Canal at McKinley Hill in Taguig City offers a global gastronomic journey through their restaurants. With Western, Asian and of course Filipino flavors, you can take your taste buds to different places, while being in the city.
In addition to offering a wide selection of dishes, McKinley Hill also ensures the safety of diners with their top notch health and safety protocols and fully vaccinated staff.
As an added bonus, restaurants also welcome vaccinated diners with freebies and other exclusive offers. Guests can bring and present their vaccination cards to redeem promotions.
The Venice Grand Canal at McKinley is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Here is a list of restaurants open to catering customers.
FLAVORS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
With colorful interiors and a lively vibe, Cobalamba captures the energy of Mexico in its restaurant. Nibble on favorite Mexican dishes with their choice of savory dishes, from appetizers and quesadillas to tacos. For starters, order the Choriqueso, then pair it with Chipotle Chicken for the main course. For those who are in a group, order the Coba Supreme to share! The atmosphere here will certainly energize the diners. Visit them at G / F Venice Piazza.
Embark on a trip to Italy at Ponte Rialto. This Italian specialty restaurant has an open-air space that overlooks Venice’s majestic Grand Canal. Enjoy the view while savoring the refined tastes of pasta dishes like Aubergine Parmigiana and Trenette Pasta with Pesto. For those looking for that authentic, simple pizza treat, try their Capricciosa, which is made from their signature dough, topped with tomato sauce, artichokes, ham, and mozzarella cheese. They are located at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Spoil the family with their favorite American dishes at Denny’s. Customers will love the look of the restaurant, which is a modern take on the classic American diner, with yellow and red colors and neon accents. They have different types of waffles, pancakes, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and breakfast dishes. They also didn’t forget to include Filipino breakfast classics in case their diners fancy something local. Enjoy the outdoor experience at Denny’s at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Ramen Kuroda is ready to take diners on a Japanese journey without the fleece jackets. They offer the Kuroda Basic Bento Set on their menu, which offers a full Japanese dining experience. It contains salmon sashimi, tempura and Ebi sauce, fresh fruit, rice, tsukemono, teriyaki chicken and half a ramen! They are located at 2 / F Grand Canal in Venice.
For night outings or well-deserved days or for the need to relax, guests can dine in TGI Friday to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. For food, they have everything from seafood to burgers to desserts. For drinks, they have everything from cocktails and beers to wines. Find them at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Book a table at Toni & Sergio and take a gastronomic trip to Europe without leaving the Philippines. Toni & Sergio marries authentic Spanish and Italian cuisines and is perfect for celebrating a special day. Visit them at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Sauceria gastronomic brasserie cooks food using artisanal ingredients and techniques. They serve Filipino food, pizza, pasta, and steak. They also have a handcrafted line of health elixirs, yogurt drinks, sauces, and frozen foods. They are located in Tuscany, McKinley Hill.
Uncle Cheffy Prima uses innovative brick oven cooking that creates exquisite global flavors in their dishes. Dine here and try their Brick Oven Panizza! You can find them at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
It’s always a Filipino feast at Buddy’s. Gather the whole family without breaking the bank and enjoy the warm atmosphere of Pinoy in the middle of McKinley Hill. Celebrate a birthday? Order their Pancit Lucban or the Palabok Special. They also have a long list of sizzling dishes and barbecue choices. Halo-Halo or Leche Flan for dessert? They have both and more! Dine at 2 / F Venice Grand Canal.
For those who love the uniqueness of Mediterranean cuisine, they don’t have to travel far and long. Diners can drive to Mazza in McKinley Hill and they will be amazed at the various dining options available to them. Expect an authentic taste in the kebabs and shawarmas, as well as in their keema selections and pizza creations. Take selfies in their stunning interiors for the complete ambiance! Visit Mazza at G / F Woodridge Residences, McKinley Hill.
Enjoy some peace and quiet in the Almon Marina spot at McKinley Hill. For food, they serve American, Italian and European cuisines. This restaurant is known for its freshly prepared soups and salads, as well as its gourmet sandwich selections inspired by cities around the world. For those who haven’t been here, some of the delicious sandwiches they have on the menu are the Sydney Special, Manhattan’s Lunch, and New York’s Reuben’s Sandwich! Check them out at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Want Chinese? Book at Modern Shanghai! The place takes the authenticity of local Shanghai cuisine seriously. Their interiors are simple, but will remind diners of Chinese traditions and hearty meals. Choose from their Shanghai Wok bowls that include Shanghai Chicken and Mushrooms, Kung Pao Chicken, Braised Fish in Black Bean Sauce, and more. They also have hot dishes, dim sum, noodles, pork and beef dishes, vegetables and various desserts! They are located at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Spice things up with a wing party in Peri Peri Charcoal Chicken. You will be able to discover different flavors such as Cajun remoulade, Hoisin sesame, exotic harissa and more. Visit them at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
Sitting in an area surrounded by nature in McKinley Hill, Nihonkai Tsukiji will transport guests to the pretty streets of Japan. They have everything from gyoza, maki, ramen, tonkatsu, and other Japanese favorites. They are located at G / F Tuscany, McKinley Hill.
Sift by Laurana is like a neighborhood cafe within McKinley Hill. Diners can take a morning stroll here and drop by the store to try their upscale pastries, cakes, and breakfast specials. Stop by their branch at Viceroy Residences, McKinley Hill.
Burger lovers must try the juicy selections of Brother’s Burger! Gourmet burgers, gourmet sandwiches, quesadillas and scrumptious wings – they all have it. Dine at the G / F Venice Grand Canal.
For low-cost meals in silog, dine at Sunny Rice Plates. In addition to the Pinoy breakfast meals, they also have chicken wings in various exciting flavors. They are located at G / F Venice Grand Canal.
McKinley Hill has also reopened its outdoor food market StrEAT market every weekend at Upper McKinley Hill Road. Guests and foodies can relax in the region’s patio-inspired ambience, with well-spaced tables and chairs. The place is adorned with plants and lights, to capture that cool vibe. Stroll along the food market and find all kinds of street eateries that crave. Beloved classics of Pinoy isaw, kwek-kwek and barbecue;
Korean tteokbokki and corn dogs.
The StrEAT Market is part of the Fit in the City campaign, where residents and neighboring communities are open for jogging, biking, and other wellness activities in the township.
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