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10 Best Party Food Trays in Manila [2024]

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Best Party Food Manila
Best Party Food Manila

If you’re looking for the best party food Manila, look no further! In this blog post, we will list 10 of the best party food trays that the city has to offer. From seafood platters to flavorful meat, we have you covered! So what are you waiting for? Start planning your next party now and choose one of these amazing party food Manila!

1) Ginza Gyu PH

Key FeatureWagyu Strip-loin party food tray
Where to Buy

If you’re looking to make your next meal extra indulgent, look no further than Wagyu beef trays from Ginza Gyu. This fantastic option for carnivores offers the best flavors from Japan, including skirt steak, striploin and more. Plus, their black tiger prawn ebi katsu tray and kurobuta chashu tray are sure to please anyone’s palate. So if you’re missing your favorite shokudo (Japanese diner), visit Ginza Gyu today!

Key Differentiators:

  • Indulging food
  • High-quality meat
  • Premium Japanese meat

2) Slow Burn MNL

Key FeatureSeafood party food tray
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If you’re in the mood for seafood, come to Slow Burn and try their Surf & Surf. You’ll love it! We’ve got a rich seared salmon fillet, garlicky shrimp, crisp-tender French beans and juicy cherry tomatoes. The rice part of the equation offers a choice between squid-ink and truffle-umami flavors; we recommend the former not just for its umami profile that seafood suits well, but also because its glossy black appearance lets the colorful toppings stand out more.

Key Differentiators:

  • Flavorful seafood
  • Fresh salmon fillet
  • Squid-ink and truffle-umami flavors

3) Sarsa MNL

Key FeatureFilipino party food tray
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Sarsa provides a delicious and level-up version of Filipino comfort food that the whole party will love. Their menu features an array of bilao meals including noodles like batchoy special and palabok luglug, lechon manok bilao, and even a Filipino birthday bilao consisting of arroz ala cubana, liempo-Q, and Filipino spaghetti. No matter what you’re in the mood for, Sarsa has got you covered.

Key Differentiators:

  • Levelled up Filipino comfort food
  • Noodles: batchoy special, palabok luglug
  • Lechon manok bilao and Filipino birthday bilao

4) Toyo Eatery

Key FeatureFamily party food tray
Where to Buy

Recipe for a Hearty Meal: Pinoy-Style Chicken Mami with Vegetables. Flavorful poached chicken, greens, and mushrooms in broth, house-made soy coconut, and chili garlic—extraordinary! The best way to show your family you care is by cooking them a delicious meal from the heart. Nowadays, it seems like we are always on the go and don’t have time to slow down and cook an elaborate dinner. But with Toyo’s bilao trays, you can now enjoy a scrumptious three-cut pork BBQ silog or their new chicken mami bilao without all the hassle!

Key Differentiators:

  • Three-cut pork BBQ silog
  • Healthy mix of greens and mushrooms
  • House-made soy coconut and chilli garlic

Customer’s Review:

Such a great experience! The food was great, plus the portions were just right. The food presentation was exciting – kept us on edge about what would be brought out next. Plus points for the entertaining staff and explanation of each dish.


5) Mesa

Key FeatureCrispy party food tray
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For some more particular families, they might want a delicious and crispy “crispchon”, served with popular side dishes like crunchy sisig, pancit canton, and salmon sinigang. All of this can be taken care of by Mesa – a restaurant full of Filipino favourites that we love to share with others! No matter what you’re in the mood for tonight, Mesa has got you covered.

Key Differentiators:

  • Crunchy sisig, pancit canton
  • Salmon sinigang
  • Family-friendly restaurant

Customer’s Review:

The food is good and affordable considering the serving size. I ordered the set, which is good for 4-5 people, and it was satisfying for our group of 6 people. Love their sisig! It was more on the crunchy side. However, some of the grilled items were a bit more more charred than necessary like the shrimps.


6) Kodawari

Key FeatureJapanese party food tray
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In addition to their famous gyudon trays, Kodawari’s Shroomdon is definitely worth a try. This dish is similarly a mushroom version of the Japanese beef bowl but made with enoki, shimeji , shiitake, and king oyster mushrooms—plus eggs cooked sous-vide(with runny yolks!) and fried talbos ng kamote on Japanese rice that amazingly absorbs all the delicious flavors of the mushrooms.

Key Differentiators:

  • Gyudon and Shroomdon trays
  • Mix of enoki, shimeji, shiitake & king oyster mushrooms
  • Eggs cooked sous-vide with runny yolks

7) Tim Ho Wan

Key FeatureMichelin party food tray
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At Tim Ho Wan, we believe that the chef always knows best. Our Chef’s Baskets include some of our most delicious dim sum and entrees. From baked buns and chow mien to pork ribs and spring rolls, each of the three kinds of Chef’s Baskets offers something special for our guests to enjoy.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chef’s Basket selection
  • Baked buns, chow mien, pork ribs & spring roll
  • Bestsellers food in one

Customer’s Review:

The food is surprisingly good! No wonder they’re always packed. Service is quick, the menu isn’t overwhelming like most Chinese tea-houses. Portions are manageable but some dishes could do with bigger servings. Worth a try and a return visit if you’ve been already.


8) Wildflour

Key FeatureFilipino party food tray
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At Wildflour, you’re guaranteed to enjoy a delicious rice dish with traditional Filipino flavors. The Adobo Fried Rice is one of their most popular items for several reasons: it’s made with succulent pork belly, savory-tangy adobo sauce, Dalisay rice, and eggs. And although it’s usually served in an individual bowl, you can also order it in larger trays that feed four to five people.

Key Differentiators:

  • Adobo Fried Rice
  • Succulent pork belly, savory-tangy adobo sauce
  • Dalisay rice and eggs

Customer’s Review:

Wildflour has become one of my favorite restaurants around the world. The food here has never disappointed and whenever I hear the name I start to drool.


9) Milky Way Cafe

Key FeatureClassic party food tray
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A household name in Manila, Milky Way Cafe is the go-to spot to celebrate all of your current (and future) milestones. This holiday season, try out their chicken galantina , pansit sotanghon with lumpia cake , or tray of assorted sandwiches . And don’t forget to top it off with one of their halo-halo kits that can make six servings – perfect for a large Christmas meal.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chicken galantina
  • Pansit sotanghon with lumpia cake
  • Tray of assorted sandwiches and halo-halo kits

Customer’s Review:

My friend and I ordered Kilawing puso ng saging, Bbq pork spareribs, and Adobong pusit for our lunch yesterday. Definitely will come back and try their other dishes.

J.L. G.

10) The Food Trip

Key FeatureBreakfast party food tray
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At The Food Trip, Amado Fores has taken the classic breakfast dish of steak and eggs to new heights. With exciting menu additions like kimchi katsudon, chicken adobo biryani, and gambas rice with fried shrimp heads and arroz socarrat, there’s something for everyone at this popular joint that first opened in 2020.

Key Differentiators:

  • Steak and eggs
  • Kimchi katsudon, chicken adobo biryani & gambas rice
  • Fried shrimp heads & arroz socarrat

Party Food Manila

If you’re looking for some party food Manila inspiration, look no further than our list of the 10 best party food Manila. From Japanese beef bowls to Filipino rice dishes, we’ve got you covered with a variety of mouth-watering party food options. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your next party today!

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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.