Here in Mississauga, we’re lucky: when a craving for Filipino cuisine hits, you don’t need to head to the nearby international airport! Instead, you just need to travel a short distance. With approximately 40,000 Filipinos living in Mississauga, there are some incredible Filipino eateries nearby. Here are five of the most popular ones! This delightful restaurant, located within an industrial area at 1085 Fewster Dr., is a hidden Filipino cuisine gem! As a family run establishment, this restaurant is known for its exceptional hospitality and its Filipino all-day breakfast.  

Halo Halo

 Halo Halo’s locally sourced ingredients are the foundation of its popular dishes, such as Ube fries (purple fries that taste similar to sweet potato fries), sisig burgers (two porky patties with fresh ginger and other toppings) and beef empanadas. Be sure to be pay homage to this restaurant’s namesake by finishing off your meal with its famous Halo Halo.

Berto’s Cuisine 

Berto’s Cuisine offers a family-friendly dining experience at 1063 Dundas St. W.in Mississauga.  

Available for dine-in and take-out, Berto’s Cuisine offers a full menu, including an all-day Filipino breakfast and daily specials. You can’t go wrong with any of the Silog items (all come served with fried rice, atsara, tomato and cucumber soup) or its lugaw (rice porridge with shredded chicken, sliced egg and garnish).  

Planning a party? Check out the incredible party trays offered by Berto’s Cuisine! 

Carinderia 

Although only three years old, Carinderia already knows how to serve up some tasty Filipino food!  

All of the authentic Filipino dishes served at Carinderia are made from scratch by a team of chefs who have worked internationally. The menu is presented in sections, including merienda (light fare that’s normally enjoyed in the late afternoon in the Phillippines), smoked/grilled/BBQ and kakanin (native sweet delicacies). Hidden in a small plaza at 980 Eglinton Ave. E., Carinderia will not disappoint those with Filipino food cravings! 

Little Manila Big Flavours 

Located at 900 Rathburn Rd. W. in Mississauga, Little Manila Big Flavours is one of Mississauga’s newest Filipino restaurants.  

With its ever-changing daily menu, this Filipino establishment is quickly making its mark on the Filipino food scene. Its popular Filipino breakfast includes options such as tapsilog (marinated sliced beef) and longsilog (sweet sausage). Be sure to leave some room for a dessert of Ube cupcakes! 

Bella’s Inasal 

Famous for its kain ng kanin hanggang kaya (all-you-can-eat rice) and boneless bangus, Bella’s Inasal will not disappoint with its delicious Filipino offerings!  

At Bella’s Inasal, popular, affordably priced Filipino dishes are served quickly by a friendly customer service team.  

This newly opened restaurant, located at 848 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Building C in Mississauga, is a great option for a quick lunch or family gathering. 

Consider booking a furnished apartment in Mississauga that has easy access to many of the city’s Filipino eateries! Conveniently located in the City Centre, Platinum Suites’ beautifully furnished apartments are a great place to stay while enjoying all that the city has to offer.  

Contact Platinum Suites today and inquire about our short term rentals.

By Sarah McKenzie