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Magosaburo & Mago Wine Lounge

Magosaburo is an upscale Japanese restaurant and wine bar hailing from the Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan founded in 2009.
Magosaburo

The Fort Strip

G/F Fort Pointe Building, The Fort Strip,

28th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Metro Manila, Philippines

(02) 856-0795

At first glance, MAGOSABURO looks very posh & intimidating, but don’t let its grand facade trick you into thinking everything that they offer is cray expensive. :) They have top grade wagyu beef as well as the regular kind to fit everyone’s discriminating taste & budget..

 

Magosaburo not only serves as a Fine Dining establishment, but as a Wine Lounge as well..

This wine rack greets you as you walk in.
Mago Wine Lounge (3rd floor) has an extensive collection of wine in vending machines..
Chill as you listen to soothing music & unwind after a hard day’s work.

 

Enomatic Wine Dispensers creates a system capable of preserving wine for up to 4 weeks and serves it perfectly, giving everyone the chance to taste premium wines by the glass.

The high ceiling & spacious surrounding is perfect for a quiet dinner when you just want to let your hair loose, sit back, and simply enjoy good food.

 

The Executive Chef, Motomatsu Takashi, and the Marketing Executive SC Cariaga welcomed us upon arrival. I truly felt like a VIP! ;)
Thank you both for your warmth & hospitality!

 

Luxury Green Salad 490 php
Fresh greens, truffles, tomatoes, and mixed herbs with truffle dressing.

 

I got excited taking a photo of the little star of the night! ;)

 

 

Presenting the tossed Luxury Green Salad!

Three Kinds of Kimchi: raddish, cucumber and lettuce 200 php

Namuru 180 php, with three kinds of pickled vegetables including cherry tomatoes and radish.

This Cream Cheese Tofu Spread 280 php kept our hunger at bay as we waited for our wagyu beef to arrive.

Cheese Curry Rice 430 php

Spicy Vegetable Soup 280 php

We were given several lunch sets to try.
Tempura Lunch Set 480 php (assorted tempura: prawn, squid, kisu, pumpkin, eggplant and zucchini)

All lunch sets came with (clockwise from top) a salad and small appetizers: Cream cheese, Seared Wagyu Beef, Seared Tuna with Vinegar Jelly and..

Chawanmushi (egg custard), meat & potato stew, sesame rice & miso soup.

Tomato Sukiyaki Lunch Set 720 php

Magosaburo Premium Hamburg Steak 390 php ala carte (620 php for a lunch set)

Then came the REAL stars of the night, the incredible MEAT selection! <3

We were treated to these oh-so-fine meats: Japanese Wagyu Sirloin, Special Prime Ox Tongue, Special Prime Short Rib..

Mago Wagyu Chuck Roll, Outside Skirt and Kurobuta Pork Loin.

 

All wagyu beef are cooked in Magosaburo’s Ishi-Yaki method, or stone-roast cooking.
The lava plates bring out the very best flavors in wagyu beef.

 

Japanese Wagyu Sirloin 2,000 php (120 grams)
The most tender, melt-in-your-mouth beef I have ever tried!

Special Prime Ox Tongue Steak 450 php (120 grams)

 

Special Prime Short Rib 1,800 php (120 grams)

 

Mago Wagyu Chuck Roll 1,480 php (120 grams)

Outside Skirt 390php (120 grams)

and Kurobuta Pork Loin 480 php (120 grams)

There were dipping sauces that accompanied the meat, but I felt it was a sin to mix anything else to the pure taste of these wonderful, tender, very tasty meat.

Just when I thought our night was coming to an end after that amazing steak samplers, out came this heavenly dessert platter -all calling out my name, begging to be eaten! ;P

Flourless Chocolate Cake 280 php

Blueberry Cheesecake 280 php

Rare Cheese Tart 280 php

Coconuts Panna Cotta 250 php

Fresh Grapefruit Jelly 280 php
I found this really cool. Imagine, to scoop out the grapefruit, make it into a jelly, then put it back on its skin. ;)
Most of my companions loved the Earl Grey Panna Cotta, but this one did it for me. <3

But wait! For hearty eaters like me, fret not. Magosaburo now offers SUNDAY BUFFET so you get to taste and sample their unlimited hot & cold appetizers as well as dessert with a choice of one (1) main meal for a very reasonable price of only 980++ php ! <3

MAGOSABURO PHILIPPINES presents a new brunch buffet featuring Japanese delicacies. with a fantastic selection of scrumptious dishes guaranteed to brighten your day.
Adult – Php980++
Kids – Php500++
Enomatic Wine Buffet – P900++
For reservations, call 856.1808 and 856.0795 or email at reservations@magosaburo.com.ph

Our night still didn’t end with dessert. There was yet another surprise, we were led upstairs to the MAGO WINE LOUNGE to meet the charming VERY YOUNG, very generous owner & CEO, Ms. Abigail Tabuchi-Sumdia.

Thank you so much Abigail, for being such a gracious & generous hostess. :-*

Operating Hours:
Mon: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wed: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Thu – Sat: 6:00 pm – 2:00 am
Sun: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The night we were there it was JAZZ NIGHT. Best to call 8560795 or email reservations@magosaburo.com.ph to find out what’s playing on the night that you will visit.

Mago Wine Lounge has over 100 wine selections sourced from around the world.

 

Jamón ibérico or Iberian ham, a type of cured ham produced mostly in Spain.

 

As you can see from the picture, these little piggies went *hic & *burp aaaaaaaaall the way home! ;))

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