The 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu in the vibrant Tomas Morato, Quezon City started opening its doors in December 2021. Tomas Morato is a well-known district in the Philippines. It is a bustling and vibrant area that has earned a reputation as one of the city’s top entertainment and dining destinations. The area boasts a wide array of restaurants, cafes, and eateries serving a variety of cuisines, including Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Italian, and more. As 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu celebrates its second year of operation, it has firmly established itself as a preferred choice for local residents seeking an affordable yet delightful Korean dining experience. For just P699 per person, diners can indulge in an all-you-can-eat Korean grill and shabu-shabu experience. Alternatively, guests can opt for either unlimited samgyupsal or endless shabu-shabu. Both are priced at a budget-friendly P599 per person.
This diverse menu caters to various preferences, budgets, and cravings. Making it an ideal choice for families, friends, and couples looking for a satisfying meal without breaking the bank. One of the highlights of dining at 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu is the impressive selection of meats. Whether you’re a fan of beef or pork, you’re in for a treat. The restaurant offers cuts that are not only tender but also high quality and flavorful. The marinated meats sizzle on the grill, releasing mouthwatering aromas that will surely boost your appetite. To complete your dining experience, 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu serves six delectable side dishes, showcasing the rich and diverse flavors of Korean cuisine. From the iconic kimchi to sweet and savory pickled radishes, these accompaniments add depth to your meal and introduce your taste buds to the wonders of Korean Grill.
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The restaurant also offers delicious broths to serve as a base for your shabu-shabu adventure. Featuring thinly sliced beef and pork, an array of fresh vegetables like napa cabbage and mushrooms, tofu, fish balls, and delicate glass noodles. When simmered in the savory broth, these ingredients create an appetizing and wholesome shabu-shabu experience that warms the heart and satisfies the stomach. The restaurant caters to diners from 11 AM to 2 AM daily, ensuring that you can satisfy your cravings for Korean grill and shabu-shabu at almost any hour. Whether it’s lunch, dinner, or a late-night craving, 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu is there to serve you. With its extensive menu choices, high-quality meats, diverse side dishes, and comforting shabu-shabu offerings, this restaurant gives a straightforward, yet delicious taste of Korean cuisine. The servers here are not only friendly but also exceptionally helpful and accommodating.
They ensure that your dining experience is as pleasant as possible, whether you’re a first-time visitor or a regular customer. Therefore, if you happen to find yourself in the district, yearning for a budget-friendly Korean culinary escapade, try the 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu. In addition to their dine-in experience, 1970 Grill and Shabu-shabu also offer convenient take-out packages. So, if you’re in a hurry or prefer to enjoy their delicious offerings in the comfort of your home, you can easily do so. Your palate and your wallet will both be gratified. During busy hours, such as lunch and dinner times, finding nearby parking may be necessary. We recommend planning your visit accordingly to ensure a smooth dining experience as they can only accommodate one parking slot at a time.
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How to get there?
Via Public Transportation
Option 1: Using MRT-3 and Jeepney
- Start at any point along the MRT-3 Line: The MRT-3 is a convenient and efficient way to access Tomas Morato. Board the MRT-3 at any station along the line, depending on your location within Metro Manila.
- Ride the MRT-3 to Quezon Avenue Station: Tomas Morato is closest to the Quezon Avenue Station on the MRT-3 Line. If you’re coming from Makati or Pasay, you can take the southbound train. If you’re coming from North Avenue or Quezon City, take the northbound train.
- Exit the MRT-3 Station: Once you arrive at Quezon Avenue Station, exit the station and head towards the ground level.
- Take a Jeepney: At the ground level of Quezon Avenue Station, you’ll find numerous jeepneys bound for different routes. Look for a jeepney with a route sign that indicates “Tomas Morato” or “T. Morato.” These jeepneys frequently pass through Tomas Morato Avenue.
Option 2: Using Public Buses
- Start at any point served by city buses: Many city buses in Metro Manila have routes that pass through or near Tomas Morato. Depending on your location, find a city bus that travels along EDSA (Epifanio de los Santos Avenue) or Quezon Avenue.
- Ride the Bus to Quezon Avenue or Tomas Morato: If you’re on EDSA, board a bus that is heading north (towards Quezon City). If you’re already on Quezon Avenue, look for a bus that is headed towards the Tomas Morato area.
- Arrive at Tomas Morato: The bus will drop you off along Tomas Morato Avenue or a nearby street, depending on the route. You can then explore the district on foot and access its various establishments.