Love it and i’m coming back for more! I know this sounds like an exaggeration but I really do love this new Thai Restaurant in Trinoma. We saw this being built, and we wondered if it would be delicious. When it was open to the public, we heard otherwise, so we decided not to eat there a couple of times. One night, however, we just entered and ordered. It was a huge mistake to listen to rumors since this restaurant serves great tasting dishes! This Thai restaurant is Mango Tree Bistro.

Mango Tree Bistro Trinoma

Mango Tree Bistro Trinoma

Mango Tree Bistro Trinoma Entrance
Mango Tree Bistro Window

Mango Tree Bistro Quezon City

Mango Tree Bistro Quezon City

Mango Tree Bistro Ambiance

When we entered the place, the waiter lead us to our seats. The place was a bit dark (thought it was a bar!), but the seats were comfy. The lights were nice, especially if you want pictures of yourself looking thin. Light is not directly hitting your face. But that’s another story!

Anyway, since it was our first time, we asked the waiter for his recommendation. He recommended two dishes, and both were fish dishes. I was surprised since not a lot of restaurants recommend fish dishes to be their specialty.

The waiter recommended the Pla Krapong Neung Ma Now (Php 650) and the Pla Krapon Bistro (Php 600). The latter was deep fried sea bass fillet with mango salad. We ordered that Pla Krapong Neung Ma Now, which was steamed whole sea bass with lemon garlic and fresh chili sauce.

Pla Krapong Neung Ma Now

Pla Krapong Neung Ma Now (Php 650)

Mango Tree Pla Krapong Neung Ma Now

Mango Tree's Pla Krapong Neung Ma Now

After ordering the fish, 15 minutes after, the waiter brought a stand with a little candle inside it. Then he brought as huge dish with the whole steamed sea bass floating in a sea of sauce. the sauce tasted like Tom Yam Goong. It was delicious. This for me is one of the best dishes I have tried so far. I wouldn’t mind paying that amount to eat this dish again. The chili sauce was also a perfect compliment to the fresh fish. Refreshing is the best word to describe this dish! It was just EJ and I sharing this dish, but we got to finish the entire fish by ourselves.

Phad Thai Goong (Php 350)

Phad Thai Goong (Php 350)

Mango Tree's Phad Thai Goong (Php 350)

Mango Tree's Phad Thai Goong

We also ordered the Phad Thai Goong (Php 350). This is stir fried rice noodle with prawns in Phad Thai sauce. The Phad Thai had well cooked noodles. The bean sprouts were crunchy. The nuts were well chopped. The different sauces enhanced the flavor of the Phad Thai Goong (although EJ liked his plain — without the sauce). There were a lot of shrimps served with the dish. It was a filling and a delicious dish. Again, I would order this when I do come back.

Mango Tree Bistro: Thai Desserts

Mango Tree Bistro: Thai Desserts

We were full, but the dessert looked irresistible. We ordered a hot and a cold dessert. I remember ordering both desserts during my trips to Thailand. The hot dessert was Sakoo Nam Ka-ti (Php 100).

This is sago in sweet coconut milk. This was too heavy for me though. I liked the cold dessert better. We ordered the Tub Tim Grub (Php 150).

Tub Tim Grub (Php 150)

Tub Tim Grub (Php 150)

This is made up of red ruby chestnut in cocomut milk and ice cubes. I love the red ruby chestnut, because it has that unique texture — quite like jelly but it has that crunch to it when bitten.

I’m excited to try this restaurant again. I had a pleasant time and the food was great. I have never been this pleased and excited about a fish dish before. Kuddos to Mango Tree Bistro in Trinoma, Quezon city, for making me love fish and veggies (in the form of Phad Thai Goong) again!

Contact details:
Mango Tree Bistro

3rd Level, Trinoma Mall
EDSA cor. North Ave.
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Phone Number: (+632) 585-5460

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Ginger is the General Manager of ManilaWorkshops.com. She is also the co-founder of a tech start-up company called Turn Up Trumps, Inc. She is a business coach and has her own program called Love the Leap. She has been a blogger since 2005, writing for MommyGinger.com, ManilaFitness.com and ManilaReviews.com. She graduated MA in Communications Major in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University of Asia and the Pacific. She worked as an account executive for a couple of ad agencies. She also managed a food franchise store. Her longest corporate stint was as a product manager for a known bank in the Philippines.

5 Responses

  1. Juan Miguel Villanueva

    Hi Mango Tree Bistro , I would like to ask where can I submit my resume to apply for a work at your restaurant ?

    thank you , hope for your reply ..

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  2. maria ligaya

    I super heart mango tree bistro! the ambiance is great together with their dishes! :)

    Reply
  3. MrsM

    Hi Ginger!
    I also like this restaurant. My DH would usually point to this restaurant whenever we are in Trinoma hehe

    xoxo
    MrsM

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