Restaurant Review: The New Domino’s Pizza in Makati City
Feb 02, 2012 | 17 Comments
The floor area inside the branch was small, but they have provided tables and chairs outside for the expected arrival of groups of friends. On its opening day, there were customers already. A lot were mature ones, attracted perhaps by the newness of the place vis-à-vis its name recall. However, some were also in the younger set, and judging by the way they enjoyed their pizza, they seemed to like Domino’s as well as my friends and I did back in the day.
Cutting the ribbon (photo above, from left to right) were Avery Jessup of Domino’s International, Domino’s Philippines President and CEO Tong Hong and his wife Bu Rim Lee, and Makati City vice mayor Robert Peña. After the ribbon cutting and the Catholic rituals of blessing the place, the much-awaited feast began.
We were served the Pizza Extravaganzza first:
|Domino’s bestseller from P299 to P599.|
It was indeed worth of being their bestseller. The crust was done just right, and the servings of pepperoni, ham, beef, sausage, onions, green pepper, and mozarella cheese were generous. In less than 5 minutes, the box was empty.
Our second serving was the Potato Pizza:
|Yummy Potato Pizza from P249 to P599.|
so named because there’s a wedge of potato in each slice. The other bloggers found it weird, but I absolutely loved it. The taste of the baked potato combined with the taste of bacon, mushroom, onions, sweet corn, and mayonnaise made it stand out from the other regular pizza flavors out there.
Our last serving was the Margherita:
|Margherita Pizza at P199 to P549.|
I had high hopes for this one, because I tasted a Margherita in Luca’s Pizza in Puerto Galera, and I couldn’t forget it. Domino’s version, however, leaves much to be desired. It was toasted too much that you couldn’t really taste the tomatoes. Adding whole basil leaves was a good idea though, as it made the pizza seem healthier. On the whole however, I much preferred the other two. There were still a lot of slices remaining and even though I was still hungry after a slice each of Extravaganzza and Potato, I didn’t want to eat more of this.
Cleanliness—5 out of 5
Food—4 out of 5
Service—4.5 out of 5Domino’s Pizza