Sta. Martha's Balut Industry

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In the Philippines, we like our eggs fertilized and mature—not for breakfast, but late at night over drinks. Balut, as its called, is a local delicacy and all-around right of passage for foreigners! Santa Martha’s Balut Industry is the go-to in the Municipality of Pateros a.k.a. the Philippine balut capital. A little birdie may have told you about the duck embryo inside, and the reports are true. Crack open a hole in the shell and peek a seventeen-day old chick coiled within, feathers, beak and all. Slurp the embryonic soup and down that baby birdie!


Filipino · Local Experience · Budget · Quintessential · Handmade · Famous · Value for Money · Raise and Wave Furiously · For Two · Small Groups · Solo · Local Secrets · Such a Steal

Open today: 07:00-18:00

953 P. Herrera Street, Pateros, Metro Manila, Philippines

+63 907 959 5410
Cash only, Walk-in only, Sheltered but Open Air

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