Casa Amigos : Neighborhood Mexican Inspired Restaurant in Marikina

Casa Amigos Cantina is a Mexican-Filipino restaurant based in Marikina City. The restaurant is conveniently located between Cherry Street and Olive Street , Concepcion Dos in Marikina City.

The restaurant opened their door about one and half years ago specializing in Mexican foods. Popular restaurant review site ZomatoPH also listed this place.

Casa Amigos
Electric pallet cable spools converted into table

Casa Amigos Cantina Restaurant

Casa Amigos Cantina is a fine example of an old house built in the 1970’s which had been adapted into a bar and restaurant with an outdoor area. It had a capacity of between 40 to 65 at any given occasion.

Casa Amigos
Casa Amigos

Some of the furniture and fixtures like wine bottles are recycled and the place had a rustic ambiance. One feels transported somewhere in Acapulco or in Cabo San Lucas in Mexico . bright murals , Mexican sombreros , Mexican map, tin poster were added delight.

Casa Amigos Popular Menus

Chimichangas
Chimichangas and fish taco

Chimichangas the dish is typically prepared by filling a  flour  tortilla with a wide range of fillings and ingredients  rice, machaca , marinated meat , or shredded chicken, and folding it into a rectangular package. It is then deep-fried and can be accompanied with salsa , cheese and a slice of lemon.

One can add chilies or request for additional spices. The dishes are general mildly spiced since they cater to the Filipino palate.

Casa Amigos
Macho Plato

Macho Plato which consists of quesadillas, grilled pork ribs , grilled pork meat and nachos with salsa, sliced lemon , dip with free ice tea . ( Php 699) This is good for sharing between 3 to 4 persons.

Casa Amigos
Crocodile Sisig

Crocodile Sisig- This is one of the MUST TRY when you visit this restaurant.  The ingredients are from farm bred crocodiles in Tanay, Rizal province. The sisig are well-seasoned and topped with fresh sliced onions, chopped finger chilies , fresh bird’s eye chili , egg and dash of calamansi. ( Php 350 ) per order.  The restaurant also serve crocodile burger and crocodile steak .

Casa Amigos

Pedro

Alcoholic Drinks – There are wide selections of alcoholic beverages and drinks that the restaurant offer a mix of Mexican mojito, beer ,seven days in Mexico, mixed sangria , young blood,corona extra,margarita,young blood, melon ball, green lantern,sunburst, Hello Benguet , Mango Mojito are just some of the available drinks.

Desserts

Casa Amigos
Coco Flan con Sorbetes

Coco Flan con Sorbetes which consist of coco crust with leche flan and vanilla flavored sorbetes topped with mint ( Php 125) per order . The place also offers corn muffin, tequila muffin,classic churros.

The restaurant can be rented out for special functions like birthday parties, team building among others.

Address: Cherry Street corner Olive Street , Concepcion Dos, Marikina City

Operation : Tuesday to Sunday 4:00pm to 1:00am ( Monday ) close 

Contact :  623- 7608

How to Commute:

From Cubao – Take a jeep with Markina- SSS Village signage or AUV Express with Marikina SSS Village signage.

 

 

 

 

Rence Chan

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