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“shoe stores”(2 reviews)
“vinyl”(3 reviews)
“thriving”(2 reviews)
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General Rumulo Street | Araneta Center, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

If you want a melting pot of culture, old antiques and other trinkets + bar, gaming, drinking establishment etc this is the place for you My friends and I go here to drink and play dnd in one of the shops available the feel of...More

2  Thank CelestialLord
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Having read online about this area full of second hand music stores, I eagerly headed to Cubao Expo. It is hard to find, and when you do you find it is one small horseshoe shaped street with a selection of second hand stores, bars, an...More

1  Thank saf7670
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I went with my GF to check this place out. Lonely Planet made it sound great: a collection of cool bars and underground music venues where we'd be sure to find something.. Instead we found two streets of tiny little Filipino bars (half outdoor) and...More

6  Thank blackrice
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I left my iphone charging in my room #212 at fersal hotel on july 4, 2017 between 10:45 am and 11:30 when we returned my iphone was stolen ...reported to staff that phone was missing but never recovered it....this is my fifth year that I...More

Thank rquitugu
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Cubao Expo is a U-shaped road crammed full of vintage, bric-a-brac and collectors shops. In-between those are hole-in-the-wall bars where you can rest a while and enjoy the funky, retro vibe of this small strip. The shops open at around 3pm, and stay open until...More

Thank SaltyBug
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Located in the shadow of towering condominium blocks, some freshly constructed, and a stone's throw from the usual malls that dominate Manila's urban landscape, this pocket of shops and eateries at one end of bustling Araneta Center makes an excellent hideaway for anybody wanting to...More

Thank hotalex1953
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fun on thrift shops and restaurants with my husband. I really like the atmosphere here. This place is good also for chilling out with friends.

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My friends and I come here for cold beer and good chat. We love the ice cold beers in Habanero's Kitchen. Nice ambience.

1  Thank Reah M
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A pocket of character in grimy (or sanitized, depending on where you're looking) Cubao. In particular, Fred's Revolucion is where NGO workers and artsy students (mostly from UP) hang out. Cheap beer (P45 for Brew Kettle and P50 for San Mig Lite) with a bit...More

1  Thank J B
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

While the rest of Cubao is being gentrified with condominium developments and strip malls, Cubao Expo stands bravely as a testament to independent entrepreneurship and free-spirit. Cafes, bars, and restos are chill, shops are unique, and the people relaxed. I hope it doesn't get torn...More

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Hazel P
17 June 2017|
Response from SaltyBug | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are, but shops don't open until 1pm and some a bit later, so plan your trip to get there in the afternoon.