Festive Family Buffets Under P1,000

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Looking for another way to celebrate Christmas away from home? Or perhaps a loved one’s birthday? Whatever the event is, we’ve got you covered with these mouthwatering buffets under P1,000!

Seda’s Misto @ BGC

Want a more formal dining experience at a hotel? Try Misto at BGC. Located at the ground floor of Seda Hotel in Taguig, this cozy Misto outlet offers a relaxed dining experience as you gorge on fusion fare, mostly notably Italian. Owing to its Italian heritage, Misto also has its own make your own gelato station. The best part of dining here is its show kitchen, where you can see chefs whip up your favorite dishes.

Price: P888 for adults. Free for kids ages 6 and below.

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When it comes to pocket-friendly buffets, Cabalen is among every Pinoy’s top choices. This long-standing eatery brings beloved Filipino delicacies – available in both ala carte and buffet – from every region, specifically Kapampangan ones like bringhe and sisig. There’s also laing from Bicol, crackling lechon or liempo at the carving station, and Pinoy desserts like ginataang bilo-bilo and halo-halo.

Price: P398 per head

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One of the most extensive buffet restaurants in the country, Viking serves a dizzying array of appetizers, entrees, and desserts from across the world. Guests here often rave about the mouthwatering beef and lamb at the carving station, as well as the excellent assortment of Japanese items, including sushi, sashimi, and tempura. Drinks are also part of the package, and you can choose from juices, beer, and soda.

Price: Depends on the branch. Average rate is P208 (kids) to P938 (adult)

The Essentials

  • Business name: Vikings
  • Address and contact number per branch:


SM Mall Of Asia branch

Bldg. B, By the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City


Makati branch

SM Jazz Mall, Metropolitan Ave. cor Nicanor Garcia St., Makati City


SM Megamall branch

4th Floor, Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City


SM Marikina branch

2nd Floor, SM City Marikina, Kalumpang, Marikina City


SM North EDSA branch

4th Floor, The Block, SM City North EDSA, Quezon City


SM City BF Paranaque

2nd Floor, SM BF, Dr A. Santos Ave., Paranaque City


Vikings Venue, Pasay branch

Bldg. A, By the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

8-824-3888, 8-824-4888

SM City San Fernando

Global Fashion Wing 127-130 SM City Pampanga, Global Fashion Wing
Mexico 2021

(045) 435 3888


SM City Bacolod branch

Ground Floor, SM City Bacolod – North Wing, Bacolod City

(034) 431-3888 , (034) 431-4888
0917 846 6888
0998 988 3888

Cebu branch

2nd Floor, SM City Cebu – North Wing, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City

(032)-255-3888, (032)-255-4888

0998-996-9888, 0917-576-9888

SM City Iloilo

Level 2, SM City Iloilo, Benigno Aquino Ave., Mandurriao, Iloilo City 5000

(033) 508-8898, (033) 508-8188

0917-313-7888, 0919-993-8888


SM Lanang Premier branch

Upper Ground Level, SM Lanang Premier, J.P. Laurel Ave., Davao City

(082) 285-3888, (082) 285-4888

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  • Operating hours: Daily from 11 am to 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm to 10 pm


The pioneer in cheap smokeless grills in the Philippines, Yakimix has branches from Luzon to Mindanao. Diners get to cook choice meats and seafoods – from sweet to spicy – using a built-in smokeless grill on their tables. Chinese and Japanese dishes like tempura are also a mainstay in Yakimix, as are cakes and ice cream.

Price: Depends on the branch. Average is P400+ to P600+

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Alabang Town Center
Cagayan De Oro
Greenbelt 3
SM City Bacolod
SM City Cabanatuan
SM City Dasmariñas
SM City Masinag
SM City North Edsa
SM City Pampanga
SM City Seaside Cebu

  • Operating hours: Varies per branch; Daily between 11 am and 11:30 am to 3:00 to 3:30 pm; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm or 9:30 pm
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DADS World Buffet (with Kamayan and Saisaki)

Taste your way around the world with three buffets in one! Part of the same group of company, you can literally hop from one station to the next as Kamayan, Dads, and Saisaki facilities are always co-located. For the best of Filipino cuisine like caldereta, lechon, and adobo, head to Kamayan. For Western and international food, check out’s Dad’s. If you fancy Japanese dishes, take your forks over to Saisaki. You can also opt to eat in only one buffet station at a more affordable rate.

Price:  P288 (kids) for kids below 4 feet and P588 for adults (weekday); P748 (adult rate on weekends and holidays)

The Essentials

  • Business name: Dads World Buffet
  • Addresses and contact number per branch:

Ermita, Manila branch

523 Merchant Bldg., Padre Faura cor. Adriatico St., Ermita, Manila

(632) 8528-1723 to 24, (632) 8521-9490, (63) 0917-8971722

SM Megamall branch

Level 4 Bridgeway, SM Megamall EDSA, Mandaluyong City

(632) 8636-3785, (632) 8633-1758, (63) 0917-8961757

West Avenue branch

5 West Avenue, Quezon City

(632) 8372-8845, (632) 8374-3767, (63) 0917-8988844

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  • Operating hours per branch: Monday to Sunday, 11 am to 10 pm (SM Megamall branch) | For Ermita and West Avenue branches, Monday to Friday 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and 6 pm to 10 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 2:30 pm and 6 pm to 10 pm

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