February 20, 2017

Lunch at Melo’s The Home of Certified Angus Beef

We just celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary last weekend. Since my husband's business trips are so unpredictable, we did not plan for a vacation or staycation. But I have a few suggestions for my husband and he agreed to have lunch or dinner at Melo’s. He ate at Melo’s before and he liked their steak too. 

Ang liit ng Lobster Tail, additional P500 na yun sa promo rate nila. 

I’m a meat lover so one of my comfort food is steak. When you say steak, Melo’s is the most famous steakhouse in the country. I haven't read any bad reviews about Melo's steak so I’ve been meaning to try this restaurant but of course, the price is so steep. I was really glad when I learned about their promo.

Reservation is needed but I told my husband that we will just reserve once he got home. Good thing that I did not reserve immediately because when my husband went home last Friday, he had a problem with his luggage. His luggage was missing so we could not go out to celebrate our anniversary. We’re waiting for his luggage to be delivered to home. 

Read: How to Deal with Lost Luggage

Yesterday, I told my son to change his clothes. 

Me: Ethan, change ka ng clothes, kakain tayo sa labas.  
Ethan: What are we going to eat? 
Me: Steak 
Ethan: Ahhh, Jollibee 

I can’t stop laughing because he thought that we are going to eat burger steak of Jollibee. But I told him that we will eat a special steak because it was our wedding anniversary celebration. For the last several years, we always celebrate our anniversary with our son. 

My husband called the restaurant to reserve and off we went to Melo’s at the Westgate Alabang branch. The restaurant was not big and even though it was lunchtime, the place was not crowded. Upon seated, they gave us the menu and Citibank menu, we ordered Set D, E and F. Even though there is already a promo, the price is still not friendly but since this is our anniversary, there is a reason to splurge. 

Set D: 8 - 10 ounces Angus Steak and Lobster Tail 
Citi Rate: P1599 
Regular Rate: P3198  

Set E: 8 - 10 ounces Angus Steak 
Citi Rate: P1099 
Regular Rate: P2400  

Set F: 8 ounces Angus Burger with Truffle Fries 
Citi Rate: P300 
Regular Rate: P800 

The set includes a fresh roll with premium butter, soup of the day or salad. While waiting for our steak, they served the garlic bread which we liked. 

My husband chose Caesar Salad and we chose Pumpkin Soup. Taste is just ok since I’m not fond of pumpkin. 

Since we ordered a set meal, they did not slice the beef in front of us. Good thing that our table was near the cutting table so we were able to take a peek. 

After a few minutes, they served the steak. The steak is so big and it is really hard to finish the serving but since it is expensive, kelangan ubusin. I’m happy with my steak, it is tender, juicy, and flavorful. Now I know, why Melo’s is the home of certified Angus beef. You will enjoy every bite of the steak.

The Angus Burger is just ok according to my son and husband. Medyo matigas because my husband chose well done for my son. 

Service is good, the staffs are attentive, they always refill our drinks and remove used plates. We did not have a staycation this year but we enjoyed our steakcation. I still have a few steakhouses on my bucket list so I’m still waiting for a promo so I could also try it. 

Citibank Promo Period: November 24, 2016 – February 28, 2017 

Melo’s The Home of Certified Angus Beef 
41 Precinct, Westgate 
Alabang, Muntinlupa 


  1. Ang laki nga ng steak nila, hindi ko din maubos pero sabi ko nalang mahal! kaya kahit super umay na ko at di ko na kaya pinilit ko pa din haha!

  2. Ako kung di maubos yan, ipapatake out ko talaga yan, sayang bayad! haha. Pero mas natawa ako sa Jollibee steak ni Ethan. lol. Belated happy anniv sa inyo, sis! Promo na yung nakuha nyo, mahal parin para sakin, haha. Pero like you said, it's an anniv, so there's a reason to splurge. :D

    1. Parang di na kasi masarap ang steak pagtake-out. Tawang-tawa din ko sa Jollibee. Thanks! Yes, promo na yun pero mahal pa rin. hehehe!

  3. I am not fond of steak. Mahal kasi. Ehehe. But it is a welcome treat if my husband or friend would ask me to join them havr steak. By the way, a happy anniversary to you and your husband. So thoughtful of you to let your kid join you as well.

    1. True, steak is so expensive. Thanks! Yes, he is always part of our celebration, maybe pag HS na siya, hindi na sumama. hehehe!

  4. I haven't tried Melo's pa but the food looks delicious. And ang laking savings ng Citibank Promo. more than 50% off.

    1. Yes, the food is delicious. The Citibank promo is up to 70% so it is really a big savings for us. :)

  5. Looks yummy! Ako din hindi masyado mahilig sa steak at minsan tinitikman ko lang din sya. Belated happy anniversary! Super late na hehehe

    1. Thanks! Super late na rin reply ko. hehehe!