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Crisostomo: Turn of the Century Filipino Dining

Monday, September 9, 2013
Crisostomo: Turn of the Century Filipino Dining 
visited branches: Newport Mall, Nuvali:
Crisostomo is a delicious homage to Jose Rizal and everything historically patriotic.
The old world Filipino glamour of its interiors, down to the local condiments and pastries being sold, Crisostomo will take you back to the elite world of 1890s Manila.
Each of us can surely relate to the 'parol' or Filipino lanterns, as well as the capiz treatment of the windows.
We came around 'brunch' time so it wasn't too crowded. As lunch neared, the place got packed swiftly.
Paintings adorn the walls
Fully stocked cabinets with booze, sweets, and cutlery.
What is Filipino flair without a lechon? This would cost you quite heavily though.
Crisostomo interiors in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna
Table setting. Complimentary corn nuts (cornick)
Fresh Buko: Php150
Dalandan Juice: Php160
Melon Juice Pitcher: Php250

Sinigang ni Kapitan: Php435
Ensaladang Erehe: Php195
Munggo de Mariano: Php295
Torsillo Squid Al Jillo: Php295
Pandan Plain Rice: Php60
  • Munggo was great, with a neverending fire burning underneath. So it stayed hot from start to finish.
  • The baby squid dish was also comparable to Abe's baby squid, which is the best in town. 
  • Servers were fast and attentive. 
  • Beverages come in large glasses. Price is waaaay up there, but serving size is for sharing.
  • The overall feel is homey and settling.
Crisostomo
Newport Mall
Tel: (02) 846 9275
Mobile: 0917 881 4868

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