Fillet N’ Dips

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Fillet N’ Dips’ Fish n’ Chips with Dip

106 foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!
132 foodies rated 4- I love it!
128 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.
   61 foodies rated 2- It is OK.
   12 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.


There are a lot of people who want to introduce Fish N’ Chips in our food markets, and Fillet N’ Dips is starting to become known in Mercato and Soderno as the place to get a good one.

Instead of the fish fillet, some people prefer the fish fingers version for easier sharing (like the chicken fingers popularized by Friday’s).

Congratulations to this young start-up business, Fillet N’ Dips, for winning in Ultimate Taste Test 7.0! 🙂

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The Story of Fillet N’ Dips
by Tonel Macalinao

Fillet N’ Dips, a start-up food business, is owned and managed by brothers Tonel and JR. Our experience in selling various local food items in the Saturday market at Narra Park Ayala Alabang Village, coupled with Tonel’s marketing background and JR’s culinary education, paved the way to starting our own food business.

Since Filipinos love to eat and food is a very popular product to sell in a market or bazaar, we thought of offering food that is not commonly sold in food bazaars. Thus, the fish and chips and chicken wings concept paired with flavourful, tasty homemade dips!

After JR completed his HRM course, we started developing our food ideas. We sought the advice of friends who have been in the industry for quite some time and conducted taste test sessions with family and friends.

Fillet N’ Dips has been operating for seven months now and we are slowly gaining recognition in food bazaars and hoping to get more loyal customers! Our bestsellers are Fish and Chips, Buffalo Wings and Garlic Parmesan Wings.

What Foodies say about Fillet N’ Dips:

  • Crispy chicken
  • Preferred less batter and more fish
  • Garlic dip too strong, chicken wings too tangy
  • Thumbs up!
  • Fish was nice, dips were exceptional
  • Yummy
  • Ranch sauce WOW
  • Tartar sauce is a must
  • Not oily or malansa
  • Ranch dip! The best
  • Buffalo is good the way it was cooked
  • Sauce was mixed too much
  • Good dressing
  • Love it!
  • Batter wasn’t good
  • They need more unique dips
  • Crunchiness was just right
  • Too oily
  • Garlic dip the best
  • Parmesan garlic chix wings is awesome
  • Normal
  • Fish tasted different
  • Breading was more prominent
  • Chicken tastes unlikely
  • Not bad
  • Liked the crunch of the fish and the sauces
  • Melts in your mouth
  • Nice crisp
  • Excellent texture
  • Definitely a 5 for me!
  • Breading was okay
  • Awesome dips
  • Ordinary
  • Light batter
  • Chicken too spicy and a bit dry
  • Got the batter, didn’t get to taste the fish
  • The usual
  • Garlic parmesan chicken is awesome
  • Crispy good
  • Wings are newly fried
  • Buffalo wings lack taste, just spicy

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Fish n’ Chips with dip – P147
Buffalo Wings (5 pcs) – P150
Garlic Parmesan Wings (5 pcs) – P150
Additional Dip – P25
Dips: Ranch, Garlic Mayo, Tartar

Recommended Beer Pairing: Fillet N’ Dips are best paired with Premium All-Malt.


Fillet N’ Dips,
Mobile: +63 920 962-1275, +63 917-817-9377
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P.S. Each UTT winner will receive:
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  • a winner feature in Our Awesome Planet; and
  • a guaranteed spot in any of the markets in Mercato Centrale, Soderno or Distrito. 🙂 
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3 thoughts on “Fillet N’ Dips

  1. The idea of pairing the food finds with the appropriate San Miguel Beer is great! Congratulations and keep it up.

  2. Let me guess.. the fish he uses is Cream Dory? I’m looking for fish and chips that use real fish, and I’m willing to pay good money for it..

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