Let’s Eat: Friuli Trattoria (Maginhawa St., Quezon City, PH)

One of the recommended places for a food trip in Metro Manila is Maginhawa Street in Quezon City. The place is lined with a diverse range of restaurants/cafes offering various cuisines to fit any foodie’s cravings. Most of these food hubs are small family-owned restaurants or start-ups of young entrepreneurs with a nonchalant and artistic vibe. One of the 1st restaurant I have been to is Friuli Trattoria.

Friuli Trattoria is a simple food abode that offers affordable Italian comfort food – basically pasta and pizza. The restaurant has a simple, and homey ambiance. Nothing fancy – usual chequered table cloths, monoblock chairs, and walls showcasing their menu items. But what makes the place stand out is the food.During my first visit, I did try 2 of their best-selling pasta.


Angel Hair Puttanesca (P140.00)

Angel hair pasta with their version of puttanesca –  made of tomatoes, capers, anchovies & olives. The delicate strands of angel hair pasta is a pleasant contrast to the savoury, and zesty red sauce. I personally love olives and tomatoes that is why I went for this dish. This is a real Italian treat!


Spaghetti Carbonara (P140.00)

It is a classic carbonara – white sauce with egg & bacon served with spaghetti.There carbonara has a distinct creaminess that is just right to my palate.

Friuli Trattoria

Address: #79A Maginhawa St. UP Village, Quezon City, Philippines

Store Hours: Mon-Sun: 11:00am – 1:00am

Phone: (02)4341416



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