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New and Underrated Late Night Hideouts in Makati for Your Friday Night Affair

It’s 5PM somewhere.

| December 10, 2016

4. Empingao!

5739 San Lucas Corner P. Burgos Street, Poblacion, Makati
(+63) 915-725-7378 | Facebook
Open Tuesday to Thursday from 4p.m. to 1a.m., Friday to Saturday from 4p.m. to 2a.m., Sunday from 12 noon to 10p.m.

Budget for two – P1,500

If Jon Favreau’s “Chef” made you crave a Cubano, Empingao! is where you can finally satisfy your craving. This Latin-American joint serves authentic dishes with a twist that just cannot be eaten without a drink to enjoy them with.


3. Bar Mathilde

Via Booky

8483, Matilde Street Corner Kalayaan Street, Poblacion, Makati  
(+63) 956-229-6048 | Facebook
Open Tuesday to Saturday 4p.m. to 2a.m., Sunday from 12 noon to 10p.m.
Budget for two – P1,000

Bar Mathilde is a newly opened hole-in-a-wall late night joint nestled within Poblacion. It’s the exact definition of chill because of its easygoing vibe. Visit during Thirsty Thursdays and enjoy a whole night of movies and free popcorn with your drinks!


2. Holy Smokes BBQ

Via Yelp

Via Booky

Via Booky

Matilde Corner Jacobo Street, Poblacion, Makati
(+63) 917-532-9361, (+63) 917-503-6544 | Facebook
Open Tuesday to Thursday from 5p.m. to 12 midnight, Friday to Saturday from 5p.m. to 1a.m., Sunday from 3p.m. to 9p.m.
Budget for two – P900

You’ll never want to go to another barbecue restaurant again after hitting up Holy Smokes BBQ. Everything on their menu is to-die-for and you’ll need to take a few minutes to convince yourself not to get everything. Their ribs, chicken, and brisket are pit roasted and fall-off-the-bone tender. It’s the late night restaurant to be in when you’re hungry for meat to go with your thirst for alcohol.


1. Boteco Brasil

Via Booky

2F, BBZ, Rockwell Drive Corner Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati
(02) 777-3600, (+63) 906-443-6038 | Facebook
Open Monday to Friday 4p.m. to 2a.m., Saturday 11a.m. to 2a.m.
Budget for two – P1,300

Serving authentic Brazilian cuisine is Boteco Brasil, a restaurant and bar owned by Brazilians missing their homeland. Your appreciation for their culture and cuisine will definitely be heightened upon indulging in their rich and exotic food such as the Coxinha, Pao de Quiejo, Feijoda, and Churrasquinho. Plus, you’ll love getting buzzed over their variety of drinks you probably won’t be able to pronounce.


Which of these newly-opened and yet-to-be-discovered late night hideouts in Makati are you heading to tonight? Tell us below!

This article originally appeared on Booky.