Ilang-Ilang restaurant is one of our top favorites when it comes to great dishes, ambiance and service.
This is one of the century-old restaurants within Chinatown district in Manila. The name of the restaurant was derived from the name of the street which is Ilang-Ilang.
The operations began in 1910 as panciteria or noodle house becoming full fledged restaurant in 1945.
Do not get confuse with Cafe Ilang-Ilang in Manila Hotel which open a little bit early and is located within Manila Hotel. The place also a a big function room which can accommodate between 250 to 280 people at any given time.
Ilang-Ilang fried rice
Ilang-Ilang fried rice– The rice had Chinese chorizo, beaten eggs and pieces of meat topped with chopped spring onion leaves.
lumpiang shanghai ala Ilang-Ilang
Lumpiang Shanghai ala Ilang-Ilang– is one of the favorite dishes that is usually serve in many restaurants in the country.
There are many stories behind the fried pork roll which is usually called lumpiang Shanghai. One popular tale is that the fried spring rolls takes its origin from Shanghai, China and was popularized by local Chinese restaurants in Manila.
Another tale is that the fried spring rolls began its humble origins from Filipino-Chinese immigrants in Chinatown, Manila. Where it was serve and introducing them to many places giving the pork rolls an international appeal and name.
Their version is slightly different with large portion of pork meat and ideal dipping condiment is the tomato ketchup.
Chami – This is another Must try noodles dish, when you are within Chinatown district. Their noodles are the fat ones with pork, cabbage, pieces of meat, pork liver and topped with spring onions.
fried buttered chicken
Fried Buttered Chicken– This is one of the Must try cuisine serve in restaurant. This is serve hot and you can taste the butter. The portion is big and you can taste the butter.
What we liked about the restaurant is the attentive staff, great dishes and ambiance.
The restaurant also is listed under popular review sites tripadvisor, munchpunch, zomatoph, yelp among others.
Address: 551 Ilang-Ilang street, Binondo, Manila
Contact : (+02) 241 9297, 241-92-98, 242-32-66
Cellphone: 0922 841 9298
Operations: Everyday 8:30 am to 10:30 pm