8 Reasons you’ll want to take your familly aboard Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Ahoy there, mumshies!

Feel like you might want to take a break from always running a tight ship and treat the family to some tasty burgers, pizzas and pastas?

Well, then… When you dock at the newly opened eatery along San Rafael Street in Mandaluyong’s Barangay Plainview, you will find plenty for the family to love.

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

One: The resto’s interiors leading to a seaside adventure.

The resto is situated in a converted two-story house festooned with nautical-inspired furniture and artwork, inspired by Chef Junjie Templo’s stint as a seaman chef and further refined by the San Rafael branch co-owner Cathy Donato – Miaque’s design sensibilities.

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

The best thing about the resto’s design is that diners can interact with the decor. Take a pic of yourself as a ship captain in the outdoor deck, make-believe you’re climbing up waterfalls in the hallway, or let your kids have a go in the rocking horse. If you let your inmer child out, there won’t be a dull moment here.

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Plus, check out the washroom with a wall-to-wall painting of a seaside dock! Who would have thought going to a resto’s restroom would be so entertaining!

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Two: Yummy munchies while waiting for your meal.

Start of your meal with some appetizers – platters of fries or nachos with oodles of cheese, peppers, onions, meat and other toppings!

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Three: Its Burger Varieties.

Pinoy families have grown to love burgers and here, there’s enough variety and affordably priced items to have you and your fam coming back for more. Check these out: the crunchy chicken sandwich Captain’s Crave (Php109), fresh veggies and all-beef Anchor Point Burger (Php129), burger-with-bacon Quarterdeck (Php139) and so much more!

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Want to prove your burger mettle? Take the Black Out Challenge (Php450 with fries | Php480 with nachos). Finish this monster of a triple patty burger and its accompanying sides in five minutes and it’s free. You will also have the honor of joining Anchor Point Diner’s Hull of Fame!

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Four: Its Chicken Meals.

There’s nothing like chomping down on a juicy piece of chicken and at Anchor Point Diner, there’s plenty to choose from: from its original recipe Chicken Fritoz (Php99), savory Garlic Parmesan (Php119), spicy Texas Wild Wings (Php109) and my new fave Teriyaki Chicken (Php109).

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Feeling extra hungry? Get a Bucket of Ten for only Php250! That should fill up the fam’s tummies!

Five: Pizzas and Pastas

Hearty and filling, these crunchy-yet-chewy thin-crust pizzas (made with hand-kneaded dough and baked fresh everyday) and yummy pastas will sate the fam’s hunger while making your taste buds happy!

Choose from two pizza sizes – Sailor at 9 inches and Captain at 12 inches – and from four yummy flavors – English Margherita (Php149 | Php199), Hawaiian Sunset (Php169 | Php219), Vegan Garden (Php179 | Php229), and of course, my absolute fave, Triple Cheese (Php189 | Php239).

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Pastas come in two flavors: Shrimp Olio (Php129) and Italian Bolognese (Php99).

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Six: Best value combo meals!

Despite the ala carte dishes being priced quite affordably already, these are further mixed and matched into combo meals with iced tea that not only give you a variety of flavors in one complete meal, but also super savings. Prices for single-person combo meals range from Php129 to Php259.

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Plus, a family of four can dine on a combo of chicken, pasta, pizza, rice and drinks for only Php550, while a group of six can do the same for only Php859.

There’s so much food variation when I dined here, I nearly went into a food coma! (Special thanks to my fellow foodies who pulled me back from the brink, hehehe!)

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Seven: Cap off your meal with decadent dessert frappes!

There’s a special treat for the family member who has a sweet tooth: dessert drinks in your choice among three yummy flavors at only Php95 – Rock & Load for chocolate lovers, Strawberry Kiss for strawberry fans, and the frappe that truly captured the taste of summer at sea with its zesty sweetness and refreshing cucumber juice, Sweet Innocence.

Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael

Eight: It’s home-grown.

Anchor Point Diner is all-Filipino, originating from Mataas na Kahoy in Batangas. It has since expanded further in the region to include branches in Sto. Tomas, Dagatan and Tanauan.

This first branch in Metro Manila is located in Barangay Plainview, Mandaluyong City. It will also serve as the commisary for all Metro Manila branches.

Interested in taking part of its further growth as a franchisee? You will benefit from the use of trademarks, staff training, procurement program, opening assistance, operations manual and more already developed by the team. The first step to getting on board is to contact Mr. Junjie Templo or Ms. Eds Lamela through the touchpoints below:

  • Tel. Nos: +63 977 8877708, +63 43 4612634, +63 917 8641297 or +63 2 7192691
  • Email: franchise.apd@gmail.com, templrm15@gmail.com, eds.bgmcorp@yahoo.com, Exec.Assistant@bgm-corporation.com

There are just so many reasons to hie on over to Anchor Point Diner and go on a voyage of good food and good company with the family. So what are you waiting for?

Anchor Point Diner is located at 43 San Rafael corner Buenconsejo Streets, Plainview, Mandaluyong, open daily from 11am to 12 midnight.

Anchor Point Diner Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Disclosure: Together with other food bloggers, I was invited to attend a foodie meetup held at this restaurant. All the food items mentioned here were served to allow us to sample the fare and were not paid for by the attendees, including myself.

Author: Gel Jose

Manic Pixie Dream Girl Wannabe, Imagineer, Foodie, TV Addict and Lifelong Learner

12 thoughts on “8 Reasons you’ll want to take your familly aboard Anchor Point Diner, San Rafael”

  1. I would spend the Phone 500 on their Chicken Value meals. Since we’re a family of 3, we could each get the combo we like OR the bucket of 10 chicken + hawaian sunset pizza. 😂 IG @m0mmyliz

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  2. Omg!😍 Would love to try their garlic parmesan chicken, hawaiian and triole cheese pizza, italian bolognese pasta and thw rock and load frappe. Yum yum!😋

    IG: melanie_samano

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  3. Omg!😍 Would love to try their garlic parmesan chicken, hawaiian and triple cheese pizza, italian bolognese pasta and the rock and load frappe. Yum yum!😋

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  4. Definitely will try the shrimp olio, savory garlic parmesan and teriyaki chicken, English Margherita, Hawaiian Sunset, Triple Cheese, Rock & Load, and Sweet Innocence for a complete meal, hahaha

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  5. There are several reasons why I would want to bring my family and friends at Anchor Point Diner: The ambiance, it’s something unique that kids would enjoy and for adults who would love to do selfie because the theme of the resto is also for photo Op. And of course the food! Wow seeing those photos I’m already craving for burgers, pizza, pasta, nachos and frappe. It looks so yummy. Best place to hang out, chill with the group. Something to look forward to. Will invite my food buddies. Thanks @beingjellybeans for sharing this. I would use the GC for those yummy foods I’ve mentioned.
    Ig: mavski15
    FB: Mavic Cortes

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  6. If ever I would win, and I would really love to win coz my mom’s birthday is near and I want to treat her here, I want to try their combo meals because there’s a combinations of different food for affordable value which is good, as well as the vegan garden 😍, and refreshing cucumber juice. As I can see on this blog the ambiance of anchor point is really instagramable 💖😍 and I Also want to experience it. Hoping and praying to win for my mom. Godbless po for sharing your blessings 💖 IG : @s.mileeyy 🙏🙏🙏

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  7. My family love nachos and this is what I will order first with our first dibs at Anchor Point Diner. Then of course, with the pizza, pasta, burger, and milkshakes! YUM! I can’t wait to be there this weekend!
    IG: @abmontierro

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  8. I am a cheese addict and I am now drooling over with Anchor Point Diner’s ‘Triple Cheese’! This will be my first grab in this resto. So excited to head on sail there real soon!
    IG: @rcmontierro

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  9. Already commented what I want to try there. And Still Hoping to win pahabol gift sana kay mama 🙏 walking distance lang samen ‘to 😅🙏🙏🙏🙏 IG: @s.mileeyy FB: Miles Saplan. More food reviews to come God bless always po 💖

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