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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Shawarma Guys at The Fort Strip

Note: This restaurant is already closed.



The first time that I went to visit Shawarma Guys was last month, when I suggested to my friend that we have a pre-dinner first while we wait for our other friends to arrive at Tapeo. I was blown away by the Sisig Shawarma that I wanted to get a second one.

my first Sisig Shawarma

A few weeks later, I find myself back to Shawarma Guys, excited to get my hands on that sinful and crunchy Sisig Shawarma once again. 
inside Shawarma Guys

Shawarma Guys is from the owners of URBN Bar & Kitchen and Relik Tapas Bar. Chef Benjo Tuason, the head chef and owner, considers this their "carinderia" because of its affordability and laid-back ambiance. The walls are designed with the items on the menu. They even have a clever sign pointing to the restroom.

cute! :)

We tried some of their classic shawarmas: Beef Shawarma (Php 150) and Lamb Shawarma (Php 180).

Beef Shawarma
Lamb Shawarma

And we also got try the unique shawarmas: my favorite Sisig Shawarma (Php 140) and their shawarma for the month of April: Patty's Bacon Shawarma with Cheesy Yogurt Sauce (Php 150).
Sisig Shawarma
Patty's Bacon Shawarma

I love the crunchiness of the Sisig Shawarma that it's best to eat it while hot. Same goes with the Bacon Shawarma. I hope I could ask for more bacon next time. hihihi. :)

You may also want to try the Chicken Shawarma (Php 140), the all-meat shawarma called The Timo (Php 250) or The Breakfast Shawarma (Php 170). You may have buttered basmati rice and grilled tomato instead of normal shawarma for an additional Php 20.

For kebab, we had the biggest kebab platter on the menu: The Blackbenny Platter (Php 470).

The Blackbenny Platter

The Blackbenny Platter has one piece of beef, beef tenderloin, chicken and lamb with side salad, pita bread and buttered basmati rice. It's good for sharing, and the best choice if you want to try all the kebabs. :)

We also tried the Garlic Ox Brain (Php 150) and Chicken Makhni (Php 220).

Garlic Ox Brain
Chicken Makhni

Ox Brain is one of the usual dishes at any Persian resto. I don't really eat ox brain, but I had one bite and it was good. Chicken Makhni is an Indian dish with butter and other spices. This one's best partnered with a pita bread or buttered basmati rice.

Shawarma Guys offer a good variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. I had tried the Mango Lassi (Php 100), which is a traditional Indian drink.

Mango Lassi

The mango flavor overpowers the yogurt taste, so I hope they'll adjust the mango-yogurt ratio. They also have a Strawberry Lassi (Php 100) and regular Lassi (Php 90).

For dessert, Chef Benjo was nice enough to serve us desserts from URBN Bar & Kitchen, which a few steps aways from Shawarma
Guys.

We had some vanilla ice cream, Chocolate Love-ah Cake (Php 250) and Mango Cheesecake (Php 150).
vanilla ice cream
Chocolate Love-ah Cake
Mango Cheesecake

Like the Salted Caramel Cheesecake, the Mango Cheesecake is just fantastic. The Chocolate Love-ah Cake tastes better if you put some vanilla ice cream on top. :)

It was love at first taste between me and Shawarma Guys. I'll seriously go back for a bunch of Sisig Shawarma. The dishes are affordable and service is top-notch (yes, the staff was really nice).

Shawarma Guys now have a Shawarma Happy Hour, where from 5-8PM every Friday, you can buy one Sisig Shawarma or Shawarma of the Month, and you get another one for free! The Choice is also on-going, where you can vote for the next Shawarma of the Month and win Shawarma Guys GCs.

Now, I'm craving for that epic shawarma again.

Thanks to Shawarma Guys for having us and to Spanky Enriquez for organizing this event.


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Shawarma Guys
The Fort Strip,
Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City
Opening Hours: 11:00AM to 2:00PM / 5:00PM to 4:00AM daily
Contact Nos. 9668838, 09178914333
Facebook Page: ShawarmaGuys
Twitter: @ShawarmaGuys

16 comments:

  1. Ah everything look so yummy! <33 I am definitely starving now haha! :)

    XO,
    RosyChicc

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  2. bet na bet ko talaga ang shawarma lalo na kung si kuya hindi madamot maglagay ng karne sa pita.

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  3. Michi, you never fail to make me feel like I'm hungry even if I just had my breakfast! Haha. Bacon Shawarma... I'm now daydreaming about it.

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    1. Thanks Bee! Go grab that bacon shawarma now! Super lapit lang sa office mo, right? :)

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  4. Nag-crave ako ng sisig shawarma bigla...

    If wala kameng makainan later... I'll drop by here.

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  5. sisig shawarma, just the thought of it makes me hungry. argh

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    1. You should get one soon, blissfulguro! :)

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  6. Nabusog ako sa dami ng pagkain, i mean, nagutom pala.
    .

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  7. I am so loving the desserts, Mich!

    As for the Kebab, have you tried that of the Persian Grill? I like how they present their dish. And they have student value meals. Haha!

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    1. You can get those desserts at URBN. :)

      Yes, I did. Please check out my review about Persia Grill. I think that review was written 2011 pa. :)

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  8. Everything looks delicious! I must try their shawarma, I've been craving for shawarma since last month. :P

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    1. You must give this a visit soon, Jase! :)

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