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Posted by Anonymous Filipina on 12/08/2011
OMG. I never really commented on any restaurant, but this one is poor! Very expensive for the quality of food they serve. I am Filipino and felt embarassed for bringing my caucasian friends for the first time to a filipino restaurant (since they heard me complain about how better Filipono food is than bland dishes here in US, can just imagine..pretty much napahiya ako!). I can cook dishes that are better-tasting! The adobo does not taste like adobo at all, mas masarap pa ang century tuna adobo flavor! Even the leche flan could be made better just following a recipe that you can search on google..just type "leche flan pinoy"! Shame on the owner! Since it is still your soft opening, I say, better close it down unless you can serve delicious Filipino food!
Posted by Rebecca WL on 11/21/2011
My husband and I had dinner at Maharlika recently and found it to be far and away the best Filipino restaurant we have had the pleasure to dine at, with the best and most gracious service. All the servers were very nice; Hostess Nicole was very informative about the dishes and made us feel very at home. Drinks and dishes were creative and delicious; all the dishes we tried were, according to my Filipino chef-husband, authentic and made according to traditional methods - everything was made from scratch and very flavorful. Highly recommended - great restaurant experience; delicious, well-made, and well-priced.
Posted by BIll on 10/04/2011
I enjoy Fillipino food, but I am a vegetarian now and Fillipino recipes are pretty meat-centric. I was amazed to find a very good vegan meal at Maharlika (bread salad, their 3 sides offered as an entree, lovely long beans). The place is typical east village small and noisy, but the service is beyond charming.
Posted by Jeff on 08/18/2011
Just ate here for the first time and I would 100% recommend it. We had four dishes and they were all awesome. Ask if they have the watermelon vodka drink special.
Posted by anonymous on 08/16/2011
Walked in for a table for 2 and waited 20 minutes for 1 of the several open tables. So ordered drinks at the bar (which was moderately busy) and the bartender got distracted and didn't serve us until we asked again. Food took ages to come out and was disappointed. Service - not good. Food, not worth it. Too expensive for serving sizes.
Posted by Anonymous on 03/22/2011
The food here is so good and was described perfectly by our server. The Ilog was delicious and some of the best sausage I've ever had in my life. The Eggs Imelda were just as good. This place is a rare find and I hope they stay around for a while. Great staff and drinks too.
Posted by anon on 02/15/2011
Been to Maharlika a few times now, and the food definitely impresses! There's really not a lot of opportunity in the city for good Filipino fare, so Maharlika is quite a treat. The sisig is one of my favorite dishes-- so flavorful and the egg's cooked perfectly! The Eggs Imelda is also exceptional-- this dish with perfectly cooked head-on prawns. And the killer bloody marys there are the perfect beverage to wash these dishes down with! Can't wait to go back to try more dishes!