army-navy burrito+burger

A penfriend posted as his Facebook status the other day a paean to Army-Navy Burrito + Burger. He said the food was great.

Being always on the lookout for interesting nommeries, the Offspring and I visited the branch at Harbour Square, a group of eateries inside the Cultural Center of the Philippines complex beside Manila Bay.

Army-Navy Burger turned out to be on the second floor above Yellow Cab Pizza. It is built of corrugated metal and has a military theme going on.

The food is American meets Tex-mex – burgers, fries, and milkshakes with burritos, quesadillas, and soft tacos.

Ik got the classic burger, a single quarter-pound beef patty with guacamole for tortilla chips. Army-Navy also has two-patty and three-patty (Bully Boy Burger) variations.

The onion rings were crisp and crunchy as they should be.

Alex got the cheese quesadillas, which are very good indeed.

All sorts of people go to Army-Navy, like this well-dressed and fully-made up woman in a gown. She must have come from or was going to a formal occasion, and decided to stop by for some eats. Seeing her and her companions, men in barong Tagalog and women also in gowns, seated on wooden benches beside tin-topped tables was such an interesting contrast.

Come for the food and the interesting setting. It’ll be a novel – and filling -experience.

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3 Comments on army-navy burrito+burger

  1. Alex
    16 January 2011 at 11:20 pm (3424 days ago)

    the food was good, the decor was amusing (“so the round american army bunker thing is called a “quonset”? awesooooome”), and the dressed up older people sitting behind us and speaking mandarin was a nice surprise XDD

  2. Bea
    17 January 2011 at 9:04 pm (3423 days ago)

    You showed interesting photos of Army Navy’s other food. Hehe. I never go into Army Navy because I don’t like army navies. Now I know I can find other things in there.

  3. u8mypinkcookies
    5 February 2012 at 2:43 pm (3039 days ago)

    i love their burger! so juicy :)

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