(SPOT.ph) Birthdays only come once a year so might as well go all out when celebrating them. And nothing says “party” more than unlimited food. Drop by any of these buffets around Metro Manila where you can avail of deals on the day (or within the month) that you were born—it’ll be hard not to feel extra special.
Here are buffets in Metro Manila that offer freebies on your birthday:
Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot
Hot-pot enthusiasts will have a field day at Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot. You can have your unlimited fill of a vast selection of hot-pot accoutrements like different kinds of noodles, balls, vegetables, and more—plus different kinds of broth to mix and match with these, too. Drop by on your birthday and you get a buffet for free as long as you’re with one paying adult; on any other day within your birthday month, you can dine for free as long as you’re with three paying adults. Be sure to bring a valid ID as proof of birth date!
See a list of Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot branches.
Celebrating a special milestone? It’s the perfect excuse to treat yourself and the fam to Spiral by Sofitel. You're sure to feel like royalty as you dine at their 21 “dining ateliers,” with cuisines that range from Japanese and Chinese to North Indian delicacies—plus they have their own ice creamery, chocolatier, and a cheese room. Dine on your birthday, three days before or three days after as a group of four or more, and you get to eat for free. Plus, you'll get a special birthday cake, too.
Spiral is at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.
When it comes to extravagant yet affordable buffets, Vikings is one of the first names that come to mind. You get the classics from all around the world in one spot, from Italian and American, to Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino. They’ve got a pretty awesome birthday promo, too: Dine for free on your birthday as long as you come with one paying adult. For the rest of your birth month, you can get your buffet for free as long as you’re with four paying adults. Just be prepared when the staff gifts you with a pretty explosive song-and-dance number—and makes you wear a Viking hat, too.
See a list of Vikings branches.
The Food Club
If you like a show with your meal, drop by The Food Club. Each of their four food stations—Asian-Chinese, Western, Cold (sushi and sashimi), and Desserts—has an open kitchen, so you can watch your food being prepared in front of you. Birthday celebrants have two promos they can avail: If you’re dining with three paying adults, you get your meal free on your birthday month. If you’re dining with a smaller group, you can still get a 20% discount on your meal. Win-win all around.
The Food Club is at Unit E Blue Bay Walk, President Diosdado Macapagal Avenue corner EDSA, Pasay City.
Can’t choose between hot pot or yakiniku? You can have both at Sambo Kojin. Aside from those, you can also feast on other Japanese and Korean staples like sushi, sashimi, katsu, bibimbap, and more. Drop by on your birthday, within three days before, or within three days after your birthday with one paying adult and get your buffet for free. Plus, you can avail of the promo 14 times within the mentioned time frame—though only one birthday celebrant is allowed per group.
See a list of Sambo Kojin branches.
7 Flavors Buffet & A La Carte
Tucked in a quiet part of San Juan City is 7 Flavors, a pretty affordable buffet choice at P500 per person on weekdays and P600 per person on weekdays. Their buffet spread is a selection of homey comfort food and Pinoy staples like Roast Chicken, Salisbury Steak, Tofu Sisig, and more. It’s a great place to have a more intimate celebration—plus, if you drop by on your birthday month with five paying guests, you dine for free.
7 Flavors Buffet and A La Carte is at 196 A. Mabini Street, Addition Hills, San Juan City.
Tong Yang Plus
Get the best of both worlds—hot pot and barbecue—at Tong Yang Plus. Aside from a buffet of hot-pot broth and toppings, as well as different cuts of meat and seafood you can grill right at your table, you can also feast on Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Filipino staples. Plus you can eat for free on your birthday—just bring a paying companion. Can’t drop by on your birthday? Visit any day within your birth month and you still get a free buffet, as long as you’re with four more diners.
See a list of Tong Yang Plus branches.
NIU by Vikings
NIU is the sixth concept by the Vikings group and their elevated version of their buffet experience. Aside from opulent interiors, you can feast on premium items like foie gras, lamb, steak, lobster, and more. It’s enough to make you feel extra special on your birthday, but they up the ante with a birthday promo: Drop by on your birthday with one paying adult, and you can dine for free. You can also drop by on any other day—as long as it’s still within your birthday month—and get a free meal as long as you come with three paying adults.
See a list of NIU by Vikings branches.
Dads World Buffet
One of the giants when it comes to buffets is DADS World Buffet—their selection also includes Kamayan and Saisaki. Dine here and you can find almost everything you’re craving from roasts, pasta, and pizza to Filipino, Chinese, and Japanese staples. You get seven days to avail of their birthday promo: On your actual birthday, three days prior and three days after. Bring one paying adult and claim your free meal either during lunch or dinner—you can claim your promo multiple times within the timeframe, for up to 14 times at that.
See a list of DADS World Buffet branches.
Gen Korean BBQ
On your birthday, you deserve to treat yourself in the most extra way possible—and it doesn’t get more lavish than having your unlimited fill from Gen Korean BBQ’s 30 different cuts of beef, pork, chicken, and seafood plus soup and side dishes. Plus, the LA-born Korean restaurant has several birthday promos for you to choose from. During your birth month, you can dine for free as long as you bring four paying adults with you. Bigger groups can choose between two more promos: A group of 10 paying adults gets a free buffet, and a group of 15 paying adults gets two free buffet meals.
Gen Korean BBQ is at Building J, Unit 1-16, SM By the Bay, Seaside Boulevard, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.