Plana’s Pantry in Mandaluyong: Hidden Treasure For Your Taste Buds

“People who love to eat are always the best people” – Julia Child

It was just an ordinary day, so ordinary I was wearing pambahay when we decided to eat lunch outside our village. We finally stumbled upon this place we’ve been seeing for a couple of times already whenever we workout at Migui’s Gym. It was such a good distraction weeks ago seeing such tasty food posted right in front of where we burn them.


credits: Plana’s Patry Facebook Page


Right between a bank, a salon, spa, and coffee shop, Plana’s is not your ordinary pantry.

Operated by Rachel Plana, Plana’s Pantry is a Filipino-Western restaurant situated at Libertad, Mandaluyong City just beside Robinson’s Bank and in front of David’s Salon – California Garden Square.


They have just opened last September 1 for soft launch. If you want to drop by, they are open from 10:30 am – 11:00 pm.


Points to ponder, right behind your seat.


And some in front.


This amazed us a lot! We kept on trying to grow herbs and flowers in our place but… 🙁


These lights gave us an even more Western feel. I wonder how it looks like in the evening.



Love the quotes in here!

This small but tasty restaurant is something you should not underestimate. Apart from the great interiors and friendly staff, you will be amazed with the food serving you’ll get. We didn’t expect it to be this much…


Chicken Parmigiana, P220.00


Hickory BBQ Ribs, P265.00



One of their specialty dish, Plana’s Sisig, P230.00

According to what we heard when we were eavesdropping during the time we ate (lol), the serving was based on the appetite of the chef. Cool right? But John can live up to the challenge, and ate his plate of Plana’s Sisig, in a flash. (Oh and he tried my Hickory BBQ Ribs too!)

With the right food, clean-looking dining area, and a very inviting ambiance, Plana’s Pantry sure is all about simple, honest, generous, delightful food, and good relationships.


Check out their soft opening menu here:

Plana’s Pantry is located at 50 Domingo M. Guevara St. (formerly Libertad St.), Highway Hills 1550 Mandaluyong. For inquiries, contact Rachel Plana at (0917)630-8256 or hit them an email at

Written by Jeff & John
Jeff & John is an LGBT couple who has just started exploring the entire Philippines and hopefully the world. Our travel-for-two journeys are something we'd love to share and hopefully you could also do it with your significant other! Follow our colorful journey!