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Alba Restaurante Espanol

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Tomas Morato and Scout Lozano Streets, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
09:00 - 22:30
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Edison, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to try different dishes in a restaurant, I recommend the buffet breakfast. The claim to serving authentic Spanish food is legit. Walking into the buffet from the entrance side, you get to the dessert area first - which i found weird. However, once you cross a small walkway, you get to the cold cuts, then the entrees.... More 

Thank Bahigs
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Limited buffet selection, but every dish was very good. The diner must definitely try every dish. Cozy ambiance, good service.

Thank Doy K
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing and delicious but more expensive. Have aircon. Parking is available but small only.

Thank lenonkath
Manila, Philippines
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

What's hot: a. Cozy dining area. The place is small and very good for intimate dinner or lunch with family and friends. b. They have a very good selection of wine. c. Food in the buffet selection is delightful: paella, salad, desserts (2 types), lechon, callos, pasta (Can't remember what type) d. Be entertained by talented, funny and friendly trio... More 

Thank Free A
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My first time to visit Alba at Thomas Morato QC for dinner to celebrate my friend's 60th birthday. We decided to order from their ala carte menu instead of their buffet, since we do not want to stuff ourselves. We ordered their popular Paella Valenciana (580php) which is a seafood paella, Cochinillo Asado (750php) which is the Spanish version of... More 

1 Thank TerrieClemente
Vancouver, Canada
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We went here on a sunday afternoon and we were not dissapointed with the food. It was busy as there was a bday celebration going on. The buffet selections was good and the price reasonable for the quality. It was a nice cozy place and even a bit crowded getting to the buffet table and back. But good service all... More 

1 Thank Konea2178
Antipolo City, Philippines
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had dinner here today. The place looked nice and the ambiance was great. There were also musicians who helped make the experience more memorable. Food was good, too. The cochinillo wasn't that crispy but it was good. Especially loved the paella. eating here made me forget all about my diet. The staff were also very attentive and always came to... More 

1 Thank Xeng M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Once again a night of Spanish tapas, comidas, and postres! First time to dine here at night, ambiance was good, live musicians, the food of course was great, and excellent service. Choco flan was so good. A note for improvement though was that their roast beef was not that tender for me. Even if the place was a bit small,... More 

2 Thank Alden A
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is my go to place for great Spanish food in Manila. Old man Alba passed away recently, but his spirit lives on in the excellent service and food at his restaurant. The lachon is excellent, but having it off the buffet, I ask the waiter to get me a fresh plate from the kitchen, it's freasher and they "crisp"... More 

1 Thank blkanjil
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Top of mind for authentic Spanish cuisine can only mean one name - Alba. Yes, this resto obviously needs a little upgrading in terms of interior design, plus the parking at the frontage could use a more inviting look, it's the taste of the food and the authenticity that you should really appreciate :) It's historical significance is also something... More 

1 Thank Jennifer G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tomas Morato and Scout Lozano Streets, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Quezon City
  • Phone Number: 925-1912

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?