Naks ! Sarap is one of the few restaurants within Novaliches which offers lunch, merienda and evening buffet.
Naks Sarap facade
This restaurant recently celebrated their 10th anniversary by offering Php 99.00 lunch buffet last January 30, 31 and February 1, 2019.
We organized a Novaliches Food Trip together with some bloggers, food enthusiasts and residents back in 2009 and our small group ate at this restaurant for lunch.
Naks! Sarap interior
We got a mix review, base on our informal survey back then. Some like their price and dishes. While others are not impress with the Php 119.99 promo in 2009.
passageway going to Gloful Restort
ginataang kalabasa with sitaw
There were about a dozen dishes which consists of ginisang sayote, ginataang kalabasa with sitaw, ginataang kangkong, adobong pusit, adabong manok, pork spareribs, pork adobo, pochero.
marinated chicken and pork
Grilling station where there is a choice between pork, chicken, cream dory ( pangasius) , hotdog, isaw, squid are grilled on the spot.
cream dory ( pangasius)
The cream dory, chicken intestine ( isaw) and grilled chicken are okey, but they should marinate the pork barbecue longer since the meat is tough. According to the server, it was organic.
chicken intestine ( isaw)
bagoong, chilies, calamansi and atsara
Dessert/ Kakanin station – There were about a dozen of so different kinds of native kakanins: cassava cake – like the taste not too sweet, palitaw, ube, maja blanca, deep fried sweet potatoes ( camote), bibingka, sweeten saba, biko, kutsinta, malagkit na kanin with corn among others.
malagkit na kanin with corn
fried sweet potatoes ( camote)
ube with grated coconut
Soup station: there is sinigang and rice station where one can refill their plate.
The restaurant sitting capacity is between 75 to 100 at any given time and it had a special function rooms like ktv bar and is connected to Gloful resort.
Over the past decade, the restaurant’s dishes and buffet selection had vastly improve but there are still rooms for improvement. The servers are also quite attentive when it comes to refilling water and in grilling pork barbecue.
awards and recognition
Lunch buffet cost Php 200 per head on weekdays, Php 250 per head for saturdays and sundays. There is an afternoon merienda buffet for Php 149.00 with additional Php 50 for bottomless ice tea.
Celebrities and Popular Personalities
There are several celebrities like Mr. Al Tantay, Ms. Janice de Belen, Chef Ella, Mr. JC De Vera, Boys Avenue, Mr. Raffy Tulfo, Mr. Chuck Mathay, Mr.Marco Sison, Mr. Rainer Castillo, Mr. Edu Manzano, Ms. Megan Young, Ms. Amy Perez,Ms. Winnie Cordero, Matutina, Shalala, Ms. Cheryl Cosim, Empoy among others.
They must add some more dishes and some food warmer, rather than focusing on grilled foods and kakanins.
Naks !Sarap facade
We gave a combined ratings of 6.50 out of 10 points- over price, food, affordability, cleanliness, staffs and accommodation.
Note and full disclosure: The author is not connected with the establishment and dined together with some friends.
Address: 542 Quirino Highway ,Barangay Talipapa , Novaliches, Quezon City
Operations : Everyday 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, 5:00pm to 9:00 pm
Landline – 939-9288 / 454-88-23 / 0999-1658526/ 0916-259-3999