At first glance at the restaurant’s name – “Cafe Sweet Inspirations”, you will think that it only offers pastries and cakes. But did you know that it became famous because of its Mongolian Buffet? Cafe Sweet Inspirations is located along Katipunan road, near Ateneo de Manila University. Many students hang-out in the restaurant to taste its Mongolian barbeque buffet. If you want to check it ou and to give you an idea, below are some reviews by some fellow foodies who have visited Cafe Sweet Inspirations:
This review is from Richard who has been a student of Ateneo who have eaten at the Cafe Sweet Inspirations several times during his college time. Here is his review of the Mongolian buffet when his friend kept inviting him again to eat at the restaurant together with their other friends.
Entering the spacious restaurant, you will immediately be drawn to large counter of raw ingredients.
So we grabbed a bowl and started piling on the ingredients starting with rice or sotanghon, then veggies, sauce and finally the meat and seafood. Since we availed of the eat all you can, we were free to pile on as much as we wanted. Clueless on what sauce to put, no worries, there are clear instructions from sweet to spicy.
Our first bowl came back a little less than what we expected, the raw ingredients deflated a lot and the sauce was not that flavorful enough. We learned our lesson with the first bowl, next bowl was filled with more ingredients and added a little more sauce than what was recommended. The result was a satisfying second bowl that so thoroughly filled us up. We actually had been eying some of their tempting cakes in the displays but alas out tummies were already filled to the brim.
Read more of the review here.
Renante Mina, the author of this blogspot is an adventurer and nature lover. He and his friends are looking for a different buffet style and they went to the Cafe Sweet restaurant as a farewell treat from his friend who is going back to the USA. He make a review of their experience eating at Cafe Sweet.
The Mongolian Buffet includes 35 ingredients:
Rice, Noodles, Chinese Cabbage, Carots, Bean Sprouts, Bell Pepper, Singkamas, Tomatoes, Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Chilli Pepper, Lemon Water, Garlic Water, GInger Water, Sesame Seeds, Peanuts, Tofu, Beef, Chicken, Pork, Fish Fillet, Squid, Chicken Liver, Squid Balls, Mongolian Sauce, Teriyaki Sauce, Schezuan Sauce, Soy Sauce, Chili Paste, Sesame Oil, Corn Oil.
All the ingredients are raw, after you finish put all the ingredients in your bowl, give your bowl to the staff and then they will give you a number and they will cook your food I think for about 10-15 minutes.
Measurements of ingredients but it’s up to you if you will follow.
Read more of the review here.
Cafe Sweet Inspirations Location
No. 311 Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Tel. No. 433-4200
Cafe Sweet Inspirations Menu
Eat-all-you-can bowl : P320.00
Single bowl : P205.00
Note: Dining customers with LEFT-OVERS will be charged an additional 150.00. Strictly NO TAKE-OUT and NO SHARING. Single bowls are available from Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm only.
To see more of the menu, click here.