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Place to eat for Lenten Season in the Philippines

Roman Catholics in the Philippines have traditionally refrained from eating meat on Fridays during Lent and throughout Holy Week. Pork, poultry, beef, and other types of meat are not recommended during a certain time of year. But it doesn’t mean that you cannot show your love for your food.


We have listed some Lent-friendly restaurants that you can still enjoy during this season.


Green Pasture

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Green Pastures is one of those Lent-friendly eateries that takes familiar dishes and gives them a new spin.


Filipino cuisine that is as healthful and leafy as possible. One of the best examples is their faux rice dinners as a cauliflower alternative to rice meals!


Surprisingly they have nutritious appetizers! Their savory Ricotta, produced fresh daily with onion jam and roasted garlic and created with cow's milk. Toasted bread is served as a side dish.


The price range is P160 to P2,200 and it’s located in Level 4 East Wing Shangri-la Mall Ortigas Plaza.


Corner Tree Cafe

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Corner Tree Cafe is a little vegetarian café in Makati. This gem serves gluten-free and delicious vegan food with inspirations from many cuisines


the entire world. They also have a great variety of wines, house beverages, and many more.


What's great about them is that they're versatile. They're suitable for both omnivores and vegetarians. That's why you can enjoy this place during the Lenten season. They have the following best dishes, the Vegetarian Chili, the Baked Tofu Walnut Burger, and the Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Bowl. Corner Tree Cafe is extremely ideal for families, as they offer a special menu for them.


They are located in 150 Jupiter, Makati, Metro 1209 and in R3, Rockwell Power Plant Mall


Wholesome Table

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One of the best organic restaurants that serves comfort food made with organic and locally produced ingredients. They also ensure that their meat comes from pasture-raised animals. You may enjoy their Superfood Salad — mixed greens, strawberry dressing, almonds, quinoa, feta, goji berries, tomatoes, roasted squash, sliced red onion in this coming Lenten Season.


The ingredients are fresh and healthy. Power bowls and smoothie bowls are two of their best-selling items.


They are located in Bonifacio High Street, Taguig, 2/F, 30th cor., 7th Ave.


Earth Kitchen

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Hizon's Catering and Got Heart Foundation collaborated on this project, which focuses on food that is good for your health and the environment. It's not a typical breakfast spot. Goat's Cheese Frozen Cheesecakes, excellent Prawn Spring Rolls, and soft tacos. Enjoy this plant based meatless meal this Holy Season. Turn your fasting into a delicious feast even without meat.


Have this option in White Plains, Katipunan, Quezon City, Lot 10 Block 10


Falafel Yo

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Falafel Yo, is one of those Lent-friendly places that offers a wide range of dishes and options. Diet-friendly meals at a reasonable price. For P159, you may get a huge serving of food.This is a classic Israeli dish.Their hummus, pickled onions, and mixed vegetables are all on the menu. You can also make your own sandwich.


Depending on your preferences, they can provide you with their own sauces and flavors. Visit them in 8th Avenue, Makati, 1630 Metro Manila