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Celebrate Philippine Independence Day at Barkada: The Ultimate Filipino Bar & Restaurant

28 May - Barkada, the hottest modern Filipino bar and restaurant in town, invites you to join us in celebrating Philippine Independence Day with an unforgettable lineup of events that showcase the vibrant Filipino culture. Our 8 day Barrio Fiesta will bring the community together for an energetic and exciting experience like no other!


On Wednesday, June 12, immerse yourself in the pulsating rhythms of live music by the talented Iris Pascual from 7:30-10:30PM. Feel the beat and let the music move you as we pay homage to the rich musical heritage of the Philippines. And that's not all! Get a sneak peek of our new Pancit Malabon shrimp and squid noodles for dinner, plus indulge in the delightful flavors of $50 San Miguel and Red Horse Draft Beer until midnight, adding to the festive spirit of the evening.


But the celebration doesn't stop there! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15, as we present the highly anticipated Boodle Fight Free-Flow Karaoke Brunch from 12pm-3:30pm. Experience the best of Filipino cuisine with our kamayan menu featuring meat & seafood options of Barkada BBQ chicken, beef tapa, lechon kawali and much more paired with all sides including chicken lumpia, tuna kinilaw, mango salad and unlimited garlic rice. A vegetarian/vegan menu is also available! All of this will be served kamayan style on banana leaves, providing an authentic and hands-on dining experience. And after the meal, get ready to unleash your inner superstar at our signature karaoke party starting from 2PM. Sing your heart out and create unforgettable memories with friends and loved ones.


As the excitement continues, join us on Saturday, June 20, from 8PM onwards for our Barrio Fiesta Party, where we unite with our Filipino bar community. We are honored to welcome esteemed guest bartenders Rochelle from Mostly Harmless, Nishant from The Artifact, Jonathan from Call Me Al, and Bryson from the Social Den. Experience the art of mixology at its finest as they serve up a selection of Filipino-inspired cocktails, crafted with passion and creativity.

Prepare for a culinary adventure as Barkada's co-founder, Jen Balisi, and head chef Josh Matocinos present a special menu of crave-worthy street food. Indulge in one-night-only specials like the Sisig Tacos, and Filipino Pan-Fried Lasagna, along with our signatures like

Chicken Lumpia and Adobo Popcorn Tofu. These culinary delights will transport you to the bustling streets of the Philippines, where flavors come alive with every bite.

Barkada is proud to be the go-to destination for all things Filipino, offering an unforgettable experience that reflects the heart and soul of the Philippines. Join us in celebrating Philippine Independence Day as we ignite the spirit of unity, culture, and friendship.

Address: 48 Cochrane Street, UG/F, FOCO, Central


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