Nathaniel’s was originally our first choice before we got to Tomato Kick. Unfortunately, we arrived around 9:30PM and the store was closed. Luckily there was a holiday the Tuesday after our Tomato Kick food trip and my cousins decided to try it again, this time during lunch.
We never expected for the store to be spacious. The last time we arrived was during nighttime and we all thought that it had aÂ seating capacity of 20 dine-in customers. Our assumptions were wrong, the restaurant even has a second floor. Plus, you don’t get to be annoyed at someone who is seated next to you since the seats are well spaced apart.
According to the manager of Nathaniel’s, the branch in Timog Ave. was operating since 2 years ago. They temporarily closed and re-opened last August on the same building on a much bigger space, plus they get to be in front of the building which gives them better exposure.
The main branch of Nathaniel’s is at Pampanga and it’s actually a decade since its opening. Hearing that the restaurant originated from Pampanga, I had high expectations. People from Pampanga are known to be good cooks and Nathaniel’s did not stain my view of Kapampangan dishes, well almost.
Since Kring and her father arrived earlier than we did (actually we were late), they ordered ahead of us. Kring ordered Roast Beef (P150), a combination of soy sauce, beef with mashed potato on top plus rice and vegetables. And it was a good combo.
Kring’s father ordered Fried Chicken (P110) and it took ages to cook and