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15 Best Mac and Cheese in Manila [2024]

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Mac and Cheese Manila

Best Mac and Cheese Manila
Best Mac and Cheese Manila

If there’s one thing that will always make your day, it’s a good bowl of mac and cheese Manila. It’s soul-satisfying, comforting, and just downright delicious. If you’re looking for the best mac and cheese Manila, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of 15 restaurants that will satisfy your cravings. From creamy and cheesy to spicy and saucy, there’s something for everyone on this list. So what are you waiting for? Dig in!

1) Borough

Key FeatureClassic mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/boroughph
Price₱310.00

Let your taste buds be tantalized by Borough’s comfort food dishes such as the classic milk and cookies, carbonara pasta, mouth-watering macaroni and cheese comprised of three delectable cheeses (Gruyere, Cheddar, Mozzarella), coupled with crunchy panko bread crumbs plus a grilled cheese & tomato soup.

Key Differentiators:

  • Mac and cheese with bacon bits
  • Topped with panko bread crumbs
  • Mixed with three kinds of cheese

2) Miguel & Maria

Key FeatureHomemade mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/miguelandmaria/
Price₱210.00

Miguel and Maria’s is the premier spot in town for a relaxing evening out with friends. Not only do they offer an array of affordable food and drinks, but their cozy interiors make it feel like you’re right at home. Their house specialty is macaroni smothered in homemade cheese sauce that will leave your taste buds dancing!

Key Differentiators:

  • Cheesy and creamy
  • Affordable price
  • Serves truffles mac and cheese

Customer’s Review:

My friend and I went to Miguel & Maria for mac and cheese, and it did not disappoint. The macaroni was drenched in their homemade cheese sauce that was so flavorful. We highly recommend this place for mac and cheese lovers!

Judelyn

3) Chateau Le Cuisines

Key FeatureCreamy mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/ChateauLeCuisines
Price₱599.00

One of the best mac and cheese offerings in the city, Chateau Le Cuisines mac and cheese is a must-try. Their creamy macaroni is cooked to perfection, then smothered with gooey, melted cheese. To top it off they add crispy bacon bits, herb breadcrumbs, and best served with a side of grilled cheese.

Key Differentiators:

  • Infused with herbs and bacon bits
  • Baked creamy macaroni
  • Affordable

4) Nono’s

Key FeatureMade with three kinds of cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.nonos.ph/
Price₱295.00

Step into the world of Nono’s and relish in their delicious comfort food, from homemade fried chicken to mac and cheese. But don’t forget about their classic Chocolate Oblivion Cake! Each shell pasta is smothered with a delectable blend of gruyere, sharp cheddar and parmesan cheese sauce for an unforgettable experience.

Key Differentiators:

  • Creamy mac and cheese sauce
  • Unique macaroni shape
  • Chef-driven restaurant

Customer’s Review:

Nono’s mac and cheese is absolutely delicious! The macaroni shells are cooked perfectly and the cheesy, creamy sauce really makes it special. I highly recommend it!

Jeff C.

5) Wildflour Cafe + Bakery

Key FeatureMac and cheese with 3 kinds of cheese
Where to Buyhttps://wildflour.com.ph/wildflour/
Price₱420.00

Indulge in the exquisite comfort food offered by Wildflour Bakery + Cafe! Our delectable menu features international fare plus specialty breads and cakes. We offer a brunch menu until 3PM and dinner from 9 PM, so no matter what time of day it is you can have your fill. One must-try dish? Their signature Mac N’ Cheese prepared with three kinds of cheese: Gruyere, Emmental, and Cheddar — all baked together with mouthwatering bechamel sauce!

Key Differentiators:

  • Baked mac and cheese
  • Served with bechamel sauce
  • Coupled with a selection of specialty breads and cakes

Customer’s Review:

Wildflour is one of my go-to places for mac and cheese. It’s creamy, cheesy, and just the right amount of savory. Highly recommended!

Klarissa T.

6) Cheezeroni

Key FeatureMac and cheese made with fresh ingredients
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/cheezeroniph
Price₱300.00

Cheezeroni is a family-owned business serving up mac and cheese made with real, fresh ingredients. From macaroni shells smothered in cheesy béchamel sauce to mac and cheese croquettes, there’s something for everyone at Cheezeroni. Not only that, but all of their mac and cheese dishes are served with a side of garlic bread and tomato soup.

Key Differentiators:

  • Baked macaroni shells smothered in cheesy béchamel sauce
  • Freshly baked
  • Comes with a side of garlic bread and tomato soup

7) Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen

Key FeatureTruffle mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.mamalous.com/en/
Price₱350.00

Truffle is an ingredient that can be difficult to get right—too much and it will overpower all the other flavors. Mama Lou’s chefs have perfected their truffle cream sauce, which they expertly blend with cheese, pepper and ooey-gooey melted mozzarella and cheddar cheese for a luxurious texture over firm elbow macaroni. If you’re looking for something extra saucy and creamy, this dish should do the trick! Get ready to savor every spoonful – make sure to bring someone along so you can share the experience.

Key Differentiators:

  • Topped with melted mozzarella and cheddar cheese
  • Firm macaroni pasta
  • Comes with a generous sprinkling of pepper

Customer’s Review:

Mama Lou’s mac and cheese is one of the best I’ve ever tasted. The truffle cream is so flavorful and the macaroni is cooked perfectly!

Marco T.

8) The Lunchbox by Jerwin

Key FeatureAffordable baked mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/theLunchboxbyJerwin
Price₱300.00

Visit The Lunchbox by Jerwin to get your mac and cheese fix. All mac and cheese dishes are made with elbow macaroni that’s been cooked al dente, then covered in a creamy four-cheese sauce. To give it an extra kick, they top the mac and cheese with crispy bacon bits, and some crushed herbs.

Key Differentiators:

  • Al dente macaroni
  • Topped with bacon bits
  • Garnished with herbs

9) Kettle

Key FeatureSatisfying mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/kettleph
Price₱299.00

For those of us who love our cheeses, Kettle perfectly hits the spot with their Mac and Four Cheese skillet. Packed full of layers of creamy goodness, this dish tantalizes your taste buds from start to finish—from a fragrant beginning that transitions into peppery notes before dropping off in cheddar sharpness. Bacon bits are evenly distributed throughout but don’t overpower the four cheese flavor, while small noodles combine for just enough salty satisfaction without feeling weighed down afterwards. Get ready: you’re about to go on an epic cheesy journey!

Key Differentiators:

  • Four cheese blend
  • Topped with bacon bits
  • Petite macaroni noodles

10) Nancy’s Special Baked Mac

Key FeatureHomemade mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/bakedmacbynancy
Price₱350.00

Nancy’s mac and cheese is sure to hit the spot with its unique combination of four cheeses: sharp cheddar, smoked gouda, fontina, and Gruyere. It’s baked in a homemade white sauce that takes its flavor up a notch—not just cheesy but creamy and savory at the same time. Nancy also adds in diced smoked ham and freshly grated Parmesan cheese to take this mac and cheese over the top.

Key Differentiators:

  • Served fresh from the oven
  • Unique combination of cheeses
  • Creamy white sauce

11) Bad Café

Key FeatureMac and cheese and chicken combo
Where to Buyhttps://www.badcafe.com/
Price₱350.00

If you savor something that is gooey, crunchy and tastes of smokiness, then Bad Café’s Mac n Cheese will be a delightful surprise for your taste buds. Their homemade three-cheese tortellini has an ideal al dente texture with mild flavorings complemented by green pepper bits. Sized perfectly to make up one hearty meal, this cheesy dish will satisfy any strong craving for deliciousness!

Key Differentiators:

  • Three-cheese mac and cheese
  • Al dente macaroni
  • Mild flavor

Customer’s Review:

The mac n cheese at Bad Café is amazing. The tortellini has just the right amount of smokiness, but not too overwhelming, and the green pepper is a great addition. Definitely one of my favorite mac and cheese dishes in Manila!

Isabella P.

12) The Bowery

Key FeatureCreamy mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/TheBoweryPH/
Price₱450.00

Experience a sophisticated take on classic Mac & Cheese at The Bowery! For an elevated taste, they combine luxurious ingredients such as crème fraiche, cream cheese, garlic and truffle oil with mozzarella and black pepper. Indulge in this delectable medley of flavors – it’s worth every penny you’ll spend! If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, we highly recommend getting the Mac & Cheese dish with seafood. Get ready for a culinary adventure as soon as you take your first bite; trust us when we say it’ll be worth it!

Key Differentiators:

  • Unique combination of delicious ingredients
  • Option to add shrimp
  • Gluten-free option available

Customer’s Review:

This mac and cheese is unlike any other mac and cheese I’ve had. The combination of the crème fraiche, cream cheese, cracked black pepper, garlic, mozzarella and truffle oil really sets it apart from the rest. Highly recommend trying it out if you’re looking for something special!

Anna L. 

13) Bun Appetit 

Key FeatureLong-cooked mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/bunappetitph
Price₱796.00

You won’t regret giving yourself 20 minutes to prepare this delightful, full-flavored dish. When your Mac & Cheese from Bun Appetit is ready for pick up, you’ll feel the truffle aroma in the air! Served in a ramekin bowl and so creamy it’s nearly like soup– but don’t worry that’s a good thing. The ratio of cheese to truffle flavor is perfect; enough cheese not be overpowered yet enjoyable with its nicely firm macaroni shells.

Key Differentiators:

  • Truffle flavor
  • Creamy mac and cheese
  • Offers truffle scallop mac and cheese

14) Elbert’s Cheesesteak & Sandwiches

Key FeatureMac and cheese with three sauces of choice
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/elbertscheesesteaks
Price₱300.00

Elbert’s Mac & Cheese is an unforgettable treat! With three delectable sauces to choose from—pesto (P60) for that classic Italian flavor, truffle (P80) for a luxurious twist, and smoked tomato (our personal favorite at P50)—you can customize this dish however you like. Best of all, English cheddar and mozzarella fior di latte are baked over penne pasta with bechamel sauce until gratinated perfection; the mild yet flavorful taste will satisfy both kids and adults alike.

Key Differentiators:

  • Penne mac and cheese
  • Melted mozzarella and cheddar
  • Baked and gratinated macaroni

15) The Fat Seed Café + Roastery

Key FeatureCheetos mac and cheese
Where to Buyhttps://www.facebook.com/thefatseedph
Price₱350.00

The Fat Seed Café + Roastery took comfort food to a whole new level by adding an entire layer of crushed Cheetos. Layered with American cheddar and mozzarella for the base, this beautiful dish is topped with truffle oil that you can smell as it approaches your table. With its signature artificial orange hue from the overabundance of crunchy Cheetos, this sharp tangy mac and cheese is perfect for sharing!

Key Differentiators:

  • Truffle oil
  • Sharp American cheddar cheese
  • Generous toppings of Cheetos

Mac and Cheese Manila

Each mac and cheese Manila restaurant on this list will be sure to give you the delicious mac and cheese experience you’re craving. So if it’s mac and cheese Manila you want, look no further than these top 15 restaurants! Enjoy!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Philippines. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Philippines. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Philippines has to offer.