Food Post: Red Engine Diner

This little diner is located at The Columns in Ayala Avenue.  The first thing you will notice from the outside is this poster of a big burger, which was very effective in making us feel suddenly hungry.

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The diner has a loft which serves as the eating area, and the chairs are dressed up in red-and-white leather for that diner’s look.   I am totally digging this look – very 60’s!

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The Red Engine Diner offers a mix of appetizers, salads, rice plates, burgers, chicken baskets, steak and ribs and combo meals that are made up of a bit of everything in the menu.    Price ranges from P200 to P500 for each meal.

I chose to try their biggest combo meal, priced at only P249.00 and is already made up of the following:  Classic Fried Chicken, Red Spaghetti, Salad, Garlic Bread and Iced Tea.

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Not bad for its price, but the spaghetti was too sweet for my taste.  The fried chicken and salad were good, tough.

AJ went for a rice plate and ordered Pork Belly with BBQ sauce (also priced at P249.00).   It has a sweet, smoky taste and is coated with a generous amount of barbeque sauce which, sad to say, tasted very ordinary.

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Overall, there’s nothing extraordinarily appealing in the food we ordered at Red Engine Diner.  The food servings are generous, and I think that’s what we mainly paid for (in short, nakakabusog sa dami but parang hindi rin because you cannot find its distinct taste).

 

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  1. Red Engine Diner says

    We appreciate your visit and will improve our products based on your writings. Hope you can try our burgers next time. Thanks for dining…

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