With spaces available, we'll help speed up your night. When we got there we saw two big groups of people. This sisig was tasty and not overly garlicy. We also ordered their guava juice cocktail which was so refreshing sorry to all the other patrons that day, because we finished all their guava juice. Filipino cuisine is what this restaurant boasts. The skin was extra crispy. My tastes buds were not dissapointed.
I also feel like the pork was not crispy like how it was presented in some of the pictures I've seen here. But overall, I still really liked it! Congrats on the continued success! Unfortunately we did not make reservations so we had to sit at the bar. I really wanted to love this place after hearing all the good reviews. Commute by bike to Maharlika Restaurant and find easy bike parking. Unfortunately, They did not have the filipino deserts we were craving for, but they recommended us to go to their sister restaurant, Jeepney, which was only several blocks away. In short: Check it out if you're close by, but if it's out of the way I would just skip it. This is coming from a Filipino person, so - have a had a lot of experience eating Filipino food! I dipped it in the sauce that it came with and it's great.
What's the best kept secret in Fremont? I'd probably come again to have the waffles and try the fried chicken , but not for the other dishes. I was curious to try this place once, am glad I did, but will not be back. I quickly got back home and the three of us tore into our chicken. Maybe we just came on a bad day but I really expected flavorful and well cooked food especially for the price point. The waffles were sweet, fluffy and tasty. I ordered the sizzling sisig but was able to try my friend's kare kare and uni palabok. Word of advice: tell your customer if they're going to have a big crowd order ahead of time so you will still manage to accommodate the order of the other customers and not make them wait too damn long.
Please check prices with the restaurant before visiting or ordering. The chicken was perfectly fried and extremely tender. The combination of flavors just explode in your mouth. From Our Editors Grab a seat and dig in! But they have to tone down their music a little bit! Who has time for full sentences. The first time I went, there were a couple of servers attending to my table, so we were in want of nothing. I feel that with a good sauce it should have a good consistency so that the ribs can have a solid coating of the sauce.
The ambiance was comfortable and Carol was very attentive throughout the meal. Driving is all about convenience, and we get that. The dishes were good, but not memorable. I'm also not really a fan of this style of preparing ribs where the sauce is watery. My friend has tried the Uni Palabok Seafood Rice Noodles.
But please be aware that the current menu and prices info may vary from each Maharlika restaurant. It's a cute small restaurant, with a hip vibe. This style of eating I believe is derived on how the filipino military would eat which would help inspire comradary amongst the soldiers and officers. But we never expected to wait almost 3 hours!!!!! It began life in January as a pop-up weekend brunch, moving from one host restaurant to another. Ranking the 3 items: 1.
Greasy, slimy with almost no flavor. Carol was our smiling server, and although we were two hours early, was able to seat us by the window. I added the fish sauce into it and I loved it! I know there are many options for Filipino food and I'm pretty certain the better places especially for portion, taste, and price are in Queens. Overall, the food was great, and the service was good! So I called one wwek prior my son's bday to cahnge the pick up time instead of 2pm-12noon. Garlic rice and the fried egg was a good highlight of the meal, and the steak was decent but a tad bit salty.
We also tried a number of the drinks and were very pleased with the selection. A free plate of crisp chicken skin may be offered. I feel bad giving Maharlika 3 stars because I know it's such a local favorite, but I didn't love the food. Warning: one order is not enough for a table of four. Maharlika menu in image format shown on this website has been digitised by Zomato. The 19th-century resistance leader José Rizal.