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Oyster Bar by Via Mare

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Power Plant Mall | Rockwell Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
63 2 890 5772
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good seafood. Had the Mixed Seafood Grill which included delicious shrimps. Good rice as well. Maybe cause we were on the 2nd floor but customer service was bad

Thank Samuel D
Manila, Philippines
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123 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

With the extreme amount of competition for good, better, best Filipino cuisine, Via Mare has been one of the old time standards... dinner the other night over business had us order the requisite comfy food choices - and, found that while the food filled you up, it was a notch under Abe, Sarsa and quite a lot of other options... More 

Thank Merril Y
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This was recommended to us for their bibingka and heck did not disappoint!!! It was out of this world soft and melting. Ubod was amazzze, alimasag dish was moreishly filling, bangus asado great and the luglug was max sarap with lashings of calamansi! And the restaurant was fresh and modern. The point lost went to the staff! Lack of acknowledgement... More 

Thank rzile
Manila, Philippines
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend visited this restaurant at Greenbelt and sat outside. This is located in a busy place in the middle of greenbelt, makati. It is in front of starbucks and close to cafe havana. The ambiance is very comfortable and cozy. Most of the food are Filipino food, with big servings. We ordered the fiesta rice which is... More 

Thank Spinner_Muyan
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This resto-bar serves delicious food and their seafood are fresh. Quiet expensive but it's worth it.

Thank MaricorDG
Melbourne, Australia
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65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Went with a business colleague and had a great meal. Had the oysters that were large and well presented and the steak which was as tender as anything served up in a steak restaurant.. Both of us enjoyed our meals with enough staff to be of service but not annoying. Well worth a visit when in town if you like... More 

Thank awebster66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

A must try dessert. Puto bumbong and bibingka just divine. Reasonable price but the taste captures the real flavour. Coming back to the country once in a while... I long for these desserts, I love the way its cooked traditionally and freshly made. Will definitely come back here again when I return to the country...

Thank AnnVince
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Daytime casual dining for lunch or snacks (merienda). There is an outdoor setting option. Indoor mostly Filos inside the restaurant. All furniture set up are really very casual. Enjoyed the "bibingka" a really nicely cooked and flavoured mix with salted egg topping.

Thank Philip P
Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

every time we swing by manila, we always make it a point to stop by via mare's oyster bar, right by the koi pond, giant tree ferns and bamboo garden of greenbelt in makati... this is the same area where the greenbelt chapel is located... while we come here to also enjoy the fresh oysters and the oyster rockefeller, there... More 

Thank MichaelCebu
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We visited the Oyster Bar on our one-day layover in Manila. The menu offered home-style Filipino food as well as oysters. The oyster beignets are a must try. The service was great, the price was right, and the food was yummy.

Thank Shay M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Philippine, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Power Plant Mall | Rockwell Center, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: 63 2 890 5772

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