Little Quiapo: Serving the best Pancit Palabok and Halo Halo since 1949

Little Quiapo’s place is still simple, just like the old times that we’ve been here. As far as I know, it’s one of the busiest restaurant along BF Parañaque. The business started in 1949, by an ice cream vendor and eventually decided to put up his own eatery. The first branch was in UP Diliman, and still up running today.

From “Rendezvous” its original name it was later on changed to Little Quiapo as the restaurants resembles  how busy it was just like Quaipo.

The restaurant facade was like an old house with wooden doors, chairs and tables. Nothing fancy but it gives a homey feel as if you’re waiting for your lola’s home cooked meals. We went there around lunch time and the whole place is jam-packed with customers.

Little Quaipo’s  menu consists of burgers, sandwiches, rice toppings salad, breakfast meals and other Filipino dishes. During our last visit, we tried some of their all time favorites and now I don’t doubt why people kept on coming back to this nostalgic restaurant in the South.

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Anyone would fall in love with their Pancit Palabok (Medium-P460.00), no need to mix it to equally distribute the sauce because they already did it for you. It’s just the battle between you and your fork on when to stop  because honestly it’s the best palabok (bihon) for me. Loaded with generous toppings of  boiled egg, chicharon, squid and fried tofu.


Filipino comfort food is not complete with out the famous Kare Kare, almost every Filipino restaurant carry this dish but not all of them can nailed it like Litlle Quiapo’s Kare-Kare (P387.00). I have tried different versions of it, I have my personal favorites and this one will surely be added in my list.  They used  oxtail instead of beef tripe (tuwalya), every spoonful of its creamy sauce is bursting with goodness, you can’t resist to pair it with rice. Plus the fact that their homemade bagoong  complimented well with their Kare-Kare.

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Lumpiang Shanghai (P204.00) can be a viand or pica pica, this one is loaded with meat but with thicker wrapper.

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What you get is a properly seasoned fish when you ordered the Blue Marlin Salpicao (P350.00). This is the kind of the dish that you will not feel guilty after because for the fact that it’s a fish. The sweet and garlicky taste  which is so intensely good, that you’d want to ask for more.

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Spare Ribs (P274.00) served in a sizzling plate, you get a hint of smoky flavors in every bite. One order comes with a scoop of rice.

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I’ve been craving for green mango for weeks and when I saw Green Mango Freeze (P104.00) in the menu, I was so happy! It’s so refreshing and sour of course haha but I loved it!

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Hubby got his Ube Shake (P119.00), I eat ube  but it depends on my mood. This one is a must-try for all ube lovers out there!

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Just in for the summer when all people wants something cold, Little Quiapo’s has varieties of coolers like Special Halo Halo (P130.00), Maiz con Hielo (P117.00) and Banana Split (P190.00) with big scoops of ice cream. Their halo-halo ingredients are all home-made which are also available all year round.

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If you have balikbayan family or friends craving for Filipino all time favorite dishes, better be sure that dining out at Little Quiapo is included in their vacation.

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Little Quiapo -BF Branch

42 Aguirre Avenue Corner Lirag Street, BF Homes, Parañaque City

7:00 AM-10:00 PM

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