The Halal Guys Finally Arrive Tomorrow

October 12, 2015

With only a day from its grand opening, The Halal Guys are treating the first 100 customers in line to a free combo platter. And yes, it’s pretty much what you’d expect from the infamous hangover grub found along 53rd and 6th, but expect it to be priced more than $2.


Falafel comes filling and flavorful at PHP 90 for four pieces, pitas start at PHP 175, while rice combos start at PHP 239. Small is cool if you’re trying to go light. The regular is enough to satisfy a hungry stomach, while the notorious New York Size is enough to keep your belly filled the whole day.


You’d pretty much find what you would in NYC: great yogurt sauce, nuclear hot sauce—where’s the BBQ, though? Word has it that Halal Guys is setting up a take-away stall at BGC, at the bottom of Fully Booked High Street. While the SM Mega Fashion Hall branch has to work under the limitations of mall hours, we sure hope the High Street branch that’s coming soon opens til (very) late.


Are you excited for The Halal Guys to open? What are your thoughts about it? Sound off in the comments section below!

The Halal Guys

Address: SM Mega Fashion Hall Food Court, Ortigas, Metro Manila

Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee’s goal is to travel the world with a backpack stuffed with her books and not much of an itinerary. With an appetite thrice the size of her 5-foot frame, waffles are the one thing that makes her weak in the knees. She also likes to torture herself with sci-fi movie marathons until her brain turns into goop. Her list of not-so-secret culinary crushes includes David Chang, Ivan Orkin, Rene Redzepi, and Anthony Bourdain. Alexander Supertramp is her hero.

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6 responses to “The Halal Guys Finally Arrive Tomorrow”

  1. Volts Sanchez says:

    Ugh. It’ll take months for the line to reduce to a decent level #Tiis

  2. DEEZQUS says:

    Saw their event yesterday at Mega, maybe it’s those events exclusive to bloggers. I’ll swing by this weekend coz for sure it’s goin to be packed today.

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