13 Places to Savour Filipino Food in Singapore

From sizzling Sisig to savoury Adobo, the Philippines’ culinary heritage is a dining experience waiting to be savoured. Today we are uncovering the best restaurants serving Filipino food in Singapore, where you can indulge in the comfort of Adobo, the crispy delight of Lechon, and the delightful sweetness of Halo-Halo!

#1 Lechon Republic Singapore

Lechon, which translates to roasted suckling pig, is Lechon Republic's signature dish. It is cooked the traditional way over charcoal, and you can either enjoy the crispy skin and tender meat on its own, or have it prepared into Sisig, Kare-Kare, or Paksiw. While the eatery does not have an extensive menu; you can order your dishes in a set which comes with meat, rice, and a drink of your choice. 

Address: 275 Thomson Rd, #01-09 Novena Regency, Singapore 307645
Opening Hours: 11.00 am–8.30 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon

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#2 Kubô Woodfired Kitchen

Using traditional Filipino grilling techniques, Kubô Woodfired Kitchen redefines Philippine tastes and embraces the diversity of cultures and foods around the world. Helmed by Philippines-born chef Kurt Sombero, grilled dishes like Sombero's version of the traditional pork sausage, Pork Longanissa, Smoked Beef Tongue, Sisig, Quail Egg and Bistek are firm favourites. 

Address: 80 Mohamed Sultan Rd, #01-12 The Pier at Robertson, Singapore 239013
Opening Hours: 5.30–10.00 pm Tues to Fri, 12.00–3.00 pm, 5.30–10.00 pm Sat & Sun

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#3 Don Lechon

Don Lechon is another location to savour Lechon, one of the most well-known Filipino dishes in. This humble Katong restaurant offers a selection of lechon rice dishes such as The Chopped Lechon, which comes with a big helping of crispy roasted pork, white rice, and a delicious vinegar-soy dipping sauce. Or, go for the Lechon Sisig, which features the same lechon chopped up and fried with onions and chillies.

Address: 511 Guillemard Rd, #01-52, Singapore 399849
Opening Hours: 12.00–9.30 pm daily

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#4 Iskina Cebu Singapore

Iskina Cebu Singapore is an originally Cebuano-owned brand which aims to promote Cebu food culture and dining experience. The recipes here are a romance of spices and herbs without the shortcuts of powder mixes to satisfy the taste buds of homesick Filipinos and introduce Singaporeans to Cebuana culture. Apart from the Lechon, you can also get the Inasal na Manok which features grilled chicken with rice.

Address: 73A Ayer Rajah Crescent, #01-27, Singapore 139957
Opening Hours: 11.30 am–9.30 pm Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun

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#5 Kuya’s Kusinang Pinoy

Kuya's Kusinang Pinoy is a humble family-run business led by a husband and wife team.  Get the Bulalo Special, a beef soup loaded with shank and bone marrow, for a comforting and homely Filipino dish. The Sisig and various Silog dishes also keep people coming back for more. Come early to avoid a long wait, as the cosy diner doesn’t have a lot of seats!

Address: 420 North Bridge Road #01-06 North Bridge Centre, Singapore 188727
Opening Hours: 12.00–8.00 pm daily

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#6 El Mesa

El Mesa offers pints of beer and tapas in addition to Filipino cuisine. Savour the Adobo, a succulent blend of sweet, sour, and savoury meat served with hot garlic rice, or indulge in the popular Kare-Kare, which is coated in a gorgeously thick peanut sauce. Other standouts include the Crispy Pata, which consists of tender deep-fried pork knuckles served with a soy-vinegar dip. Simply perfect with some drinks!

Address: Blk 3E, #01-07 Clarke Quay, River Valley Rd, Singapore 179023
Opening Hours: 5.00 pm–2.00 am Mon to Thurs, 5.00 pm–3.00 am Fri & Sat, 12.00 pm–2.00 am Sun

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#7 Gerry’s Grill

Gerry’s Grill is widely known for its chargrilled seafood and pork dishes. Try their Pork BBQ, Chicken Kebab, Inihaw Na Pusit (grilled squid) and Pinaputok na Cream Dory which is wrapped and steamed in fresh banana leaves. The menu is extensive and is sure to satisfy your cravings for popular Filipino dishes. 

Address: Cuppage Road Starhub Centre, 229469 No. 51, Singapore 229469
Opening Hours: 12.00–10.00 pm Mon to Sat, 11.00 am–10.00 pm Sun

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#8 Konyo

Nestled in the heart of Orchard Road, this modest haven offers a wide range of specially curated Filipino cuisines. Start with some grilled fresh oysters, also known as "Talaba" with Kesong Puti, and then indulge in traditional Filipino dishes like Liempo Inasal, Pancit Canton, Chicken Inasal, and Spare Ribs Sinigang.

Address: 29, Cuppage Road. Cuppage Terrace, Singapore 229456
Opening Hours: 3.00–11.00 pm Mon to Thurs, 3.00 pm–12.00 am Fri, 12.00 pm–12.00 am Sat, 12.00–11.00 pm Sun

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#9 Max’s Restaurant

Max's Restaurant began operations in the Philippines in the year 1945, just after World War II. Diners can now enjoy their signature Max's Fried Chicken in Orchard. Made with fresh, high-quality ingredients and cooked to perfection, the establishment also offers a wide variety of other Pinoy favourites, such as Crispy Pata, Kare-Kare, and Sinigang. Whether you're looking for a casual meal with friends or a special occasion dinner, Max's Restaurant is the perfect place to experience the best of Filipino cuisine.

Address: 14 Scotts Rd, #01-07 Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
Opening Hours: 12.00–9.00 pm Mon to Fri, 10.00 am–9.00 pm Sat, 10.00 am–8.00 pm Sun

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#10 Inasal Restaurant

Some of the best Chicken Inasal in town can be found at Inasal Restaurant in Lucky Plaza. Other traditional Filipino foods like Sisig and Longsilog are also available here. Make sure to save some space for the well-known Filipino sweets, including the Leche Flan, otherwise known as Filipino creme brûlée!

Address: 304 Orchard Road, #04-49/50/51, Lucky Plaza, Singapore 238863
Opening Hours: 10.00 am–8.00 pm daily

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#11 Tapa King

Tapa King is a fast food restaurant with more than 100 stores in the Philippines. Here, the Tapa King—a set meal consisting of grilled beef, garlic rice, and an egg—is the signature dish. We also suggest trying some other delectable favourites, such as the Beef Sinigang, Smoked Bangus, and Cornsilog.

Address: 304 Orchard Road, B1, #038 Lucky Plaza, Singapore 238863
Opening Hours: 9.30 am–9.00 pm daily

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#12 Kabayan Filipino Restaurant

Enjoy Filipino dishes, cai pny style at Kabayan Filipino Restaurant. Be spoilt for choice with over 15 different dishes to choose from, or go for one of their set meals such as Tapsilog that comes with fried rice, fried egg, and meat. Save some space for their delectable desserts such as the Biko, Ube Halaya Cake, Tapioca Cake and Cassava Cake.

Address: Orchard Rd, #03-25 Lucky Plaza, Singapore 238863
Opening Hours: 9.00 am–9.00 pm daily

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#13 Jollibee

How could we leave out Jollibee, the largest fast-food chain in the Philippines? The joint has given not just Pinoys, but also Singaporeans a classic taste of the country. Must-tries include ChickenJoy and the Jolly Spaghetti. There are also burger options, and rice lovers will not be left out too!

Address: Multiple outlets

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