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Monday, February 18, 2013

Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina

Say hello to the newest resto in the Kapitolyo area: Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina.

A good friend and I planned to have a quick lunch / get-together at Silantro. It's been a while since I had Mexican food and I was seriously craving for some tacos.

Silantro is not exactly new in the food industry, as they have been serving Fil-Mex food in Dagupan City for quite a while, but decided to bring their resto to Manila. Their place in Kapitolyo has a laid-back vibe, with both al fresco and indoor dining areas.

We had some appetizers, Beef Nachos (Php 160) and Silantro's Quesadillas (Php 145).

Beef Nachos

Silantro's Quesadillas

The Beef Nachos has carne asada, guacamole, tomatoes, with melted cheese. This is good for 3-4 persons, but I was really hungry and these Beef Nachos are delicious, sooooo... I think you know what happened next.

Silantro's Quesadillas are two pieces of flour tortillas with chicken and melted cheese fillings. We had a piece of each quesadilla, and it was a simple dish, yet I liked it.

For main course, we also had Silantro's Paella Fajita Mix (Php 250).

Silantro's Paella Fajita Mix

It's recommended to mix it as soon as it's served. It also comes with two pieces of tortilla. This dish is generously topped with meat I enjoyed it. Again, this dish is for sharing.

I have a thing for tacos, so I didn't miss on trying Lucha Tacos. When ordering Lucha Tacos, you can have a choice of either soft or hard taco and your choices of meat. You have a single choice of meat (Ligero, Php 65), double choice (Medio, Php 85) or triple choice (Completo, Php 100).

There are 6 kinds of meat available for Lucha Tacos: Beef, Chicken, Pork, Lamb, Ox Tail and Lengua.

I had a soft taco Completo with Beef, Chicken and Lengua.

Lucha Tacos

This is kinda messy to eat, but I didn't mind. I love their soft tacos! I'd love to have this again and try other combinations. :)

Silantro also serves Pancholon's Burger, Calliente Wings, Silantro's Burrito and Grilled Mahi-Mahi & Marlin. If you want some drinks, they also have beers and unlimited Mojito for Php 250.

I was impressed on how affordable yet delicious the food I had in Silantro. The service was also excellent. I'll definitely give Silantro another visit to try more of what they have to offer.


Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina
75 East Capitol Drive,
Brgy. Kapitolyo,
Pasig City
Contact No.09175084748

Facebook Page: Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina


  1. Parang gusto ko yang paella and quesadillas nila. madalas ako nagccrave ng Mexican food recently. will try this for sure. Thanks for sharing this post, Michy.

  2. Such a curious fusion, fil-tex. :) I'm sure I'd love it.

    1. Yes, and I'm sure you'll love the unli mojito too. :)

  3. uy cool! another find in kapitolyo! :) their prices are very affordable ha.. can't wait to visit kapitolyo again :)

  4. The quesadillas is looking good. I think I just found a good reason to go to Pasig soon.

  5. Love the quaint interiors and the sheer variety of Mexican food! :D

    1. I'm going back to try other items in their menu. :)

  6. beef nachos looks so yummy! just had some burritos as well for tonight love mexican too! xx

  7. Wow, can really be afforded, i like that, the fajitas made me drool, hehe

  8. Just near! This is nice, there aren't much Mexican restos that I know of. Thanks for sharing Michymoo, I'll have a mental image of the beef nachos for a few days thanks to you :)

    1. Yeah, there aren't much Mexican restos in the metro. If ever, they aren't quite affordable.

  9. Yum yum! I love nachos, (well more of the toppings on it), soft tacos and Quesadillas. :)


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