Better not go #HANGRY when studying during hell week.
1. Noel’s BBQ
If UP got Mang Larry then La Salle-College of Saint Benilde got Mang Noel. He’s got our back and our favorite ihaw-ihaw budget meals like barbecue, isaw, atay, balun-balunan, or pork liempo! Noel’s BBQ is a go-to place for everyone even to the DLSU basketball team after their practice.
Location: 2198 Fidel Reyes St., Malate, Manila
Price range: P8 – P115
2. Ate Rica’s Bacsilogan
As with other universities, the La Sallian experience will never be complete without Ate Rica’s Bacsilogan. Her all-day breakfast silog is definitely a must try and a ritual to your DLSU-CSB student life. There is also buy one take one orders for those who are looking to store in some quick snacks during classes.
Location: Agno St., Malate, Manila
Price range: P18 – P90
3. Tori Box
If you cannot find joy anymore with Jollibee’s Chickenjoy or with KFC’s finger lickin’ chicken, you don’t have to go far! Get your cravings for delicious and budget-friendly chicken meal at Tori Box! With various chicken orders to choose from, you can have your eat-and-run and get a full tummy as you rush your way to hell week.
Location: 2/F One Archer’s Place, Taft Ave, Ermita, Manila; and Agno St., Malate, Manila
Price range: P65 – P100
4. Topside Diner
On the wings of food? Topside Diner is where you can get that fixed. The most popular dish in here is the Garlic Parma Cheese Wings that is worth P79! Yep. You heard that right. This budget-friendly student resto is a haven for those who are interested in trying something new with tipid measures.
Location: 2589 Leon Guinto Street, Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila
Price: P69 – P109
5. Chomp Chomp
If you have an extra budget and craving for Asian streetfood, the Chomp Chomp is on the top of your list. Their menu is sulit yet authentic that can definitely satisfy your tummy as well as your wallet. The must try in this place is the Laksa and the Nasi Goreng.
Location: Second Floor, Bellagio Residence, 2450 Leon Guinto Corner Estrada Street, Malate, Manila
Price range: P85 – P200
The ultimate barkada place for celebration or maybe just the best place for your cheat day! Zark’s with its not-so-bite sized burgers will definitely fill that hungry stomach and make you feel full for almost a day. Just be careful not to get dirty as you chomp down the massive patties of Zark’s.
Location: Ground Floor, Burgundy Building, Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila
Price range: P109 – P299
7. 8065 Bagnet
Aced your exam or finished a topic during your review? Celebrate that milestone with Bagnet 8065! No need to go road tripping to Elyu just for that bagnet because this place is just around the corner. You might need to spend a little more though but their bagnet meals and their sauce is oh-so-Lloydie-yummy!
Location: Leon Guinto St cor Estrada St., Malate, Manila
Price range: P115 – P200
8. SHP Bibimbap
This is the Korean food experience you shouldn’t miss! Just a walking distance near La Salle-Taft, this Korean place has the kawaii vibes that are IG story-worthy. This place is best visited with your clique or if you are looking for a comfy space to just stay and read your materials.
Location: Mervin Terraces, 2nd floor bldg P., 980 Ocampo St, Malate, Manila
Price: P135 – P210