Campus Life

The Surrounding Area


diningThere are a lot of scrumptious dishes and delicacies in the Philippines to choose from. There's the infamous Adobo, Sisig and Balut. Aside from those, you can always run to your favorite fast-food chains or restaurants if you may wish.

Listed below are places near the University you might want to dine in or buy food from.


Cello's Doughnuts and Dips • Ground Level, Burgundy Transpacific Place 2444A Taft. Ave., Malate, Manila
Cerealicious Café • Ground Level, Sherwood Place, Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Chowking • 1580 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
• 2150 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Cyber Matrix Café • 3rd Level, University Mall, Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Di' Marks • 2646-F Taft. Ave., Malate, Manila
Dreemhaus Restaurant • 1850 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Dimsum and Dumplings • EGI Taft Tower, Ave., Malate, Manila
Figaro Coffee Company • Ground Level, Archer's Nook Bldg. 2464 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Flaming Wings • Archer's Nook Bldg., 5624 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Goldilocks Bakeshop • Nakpil cor. Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Greenwich • Ground Level, UN Times Plaza, UN Ave. cor. Taft Ave., Manila
Jollibee • 855 Taft Ave. cor. Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila
• 1540 Anglo Bldg. Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
• UPSI Bldg. Taft Ave. cor. Gen. Luna Street, Manila
Kenny Rogers Roasters • 2576 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
KFC • Ground Level, University Mall, Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
McDonald's • 2399 (beside the University Mall) Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
• Quirino cor. Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
New York Café • Times Plaza, UN cor. Taft Ave., Manila
Pancake House • Times Plaza, UN cor. Taft Ave., Manila
Pizza Hut • Ground Level, University Mall, Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Red Ribbon • Ground Level, D'Student Place Bldg., Estrada St. cor. Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
Starbucks • Ground Level, Torre Lorenzo Bldg., Taft Ave. cor. Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila
Tapa King • 2746 Reyes Bldg., Estrada St. cor. Taft Ave., Malate, Manila


Domino's Pizza 723-0777
Greenwich Pizza 5-5555
Jollibee 8-7000
Kenny Rogers Roasters 533-8888
KFC 632-7639
Little Caesar's 898-7777
McDonald's 8-6236
Magoo's Pizza 737-1234
Max's Fried Chicken 7-9000
Pizza Hut 911-1111
Red Ribbon Bakeshop 747-7777
Shakey's 533-8000
Wendy's 533-3333


7-Eleven Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
10-Q Ground Level, D'Student Place Bldg.,
Estrada St. cor. Taft Ave., Malate, Manila


Cash & Carry Supermarket • Buendia cor. South Superhighway, Makati City
Robinsons Supermarket • Robinsons Place Manila, 1st Level, Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico St. Ermita, Manila
Shopwise • Vito Cruz Ext. cor Pasong Tamo, Makati City
SM Supermarket • Ground floor, SM City Manila, Concepcion cor. Arrocerros & San Marcelino Sts. Manila

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clothingManila has a wide variety of shops for your everyday clothing needs. From high-end designer shops, to affordable local boutiques, to the one-stop-shop department stores, to the ultimately cheap bazaars (popularly known as tiangge). Name it, they have it. Most of these shops are located inside a mall.

You may want to visit the closest malls to the University listed below for your clothing needs.


Robinson's Place and Midtown • Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico St. Ermita, Manila
SM Mall of Asia • Central Business Park, Baby Blvd. Bay City, Pasay City
SM Manila • Concepcion cor. Arrocerros & San Marcelino Sts., Manila

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Health Care

healthThe University clinic attends to the medical needs of the students, faculty and staff inside the campus. Its services include first aid, consultations and starting medication for common ailments. For all your other medical needs, there are also a number of medical and health centers near the University that you can go to.


Azarcon Dental Clinic • 2nd Level, Harrison Plaza, A. Mabini cor. M. Adriatico Sts., Manila
Clarity Aesthetics and Dental Center • Ground Level, Robinson's Place Manila, Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico Sts. Ermita, Manila
De Leon Dental Clinic • 250-B, RASVER Bldg., Vito Cruz Ext., Manila
Healthcare Specialist • Level 2, Robinson's Place Manila, Padre Faura Wing, Ermita, Manila
Healthway Medical Clinic • Ground Level, Robinson's Place Manila, Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico Sts., Ermita, Manila
The Lapid Dental Center • Level 2, Robinson's Place Manila, Pedro Gil cor. Adriatico Sts. Ermita, Manila
Vizcarra Diagnostic Center • Segundina Vizcarra Bldg., 464 U.N. Ave., Ermita, Manila


Makati Medical Center • 2 Amorsolo Street, Makati City
Manila Doctors Hospital • 667 U.N. Ave., Ermita, Manila
Medical Center Manila • 1122 Gen. Luna St., Ermita, Manila
Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center • Quirino cor. Harrison Blvd., Malate, Manila
Philippine General Hospital • Taft Avenue, Manila
San Juan De Dios Hospital • 2772 Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
UST Hospital • University of Santo Tomas, España, Sampaloc, Manila


Mercury Drug • 1332 Taft Ave., Ermita, Manila
• 1939 Taft Ave., Manila

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Books and Supplies

suppliesbookstoreThe DLSU Bookstore services the school and office requirements of students, faculty, and administration inside the University. They offer school and office supplies, textbooks, and other items at reasonable prices. It is located at the ground floor of the SPS Building and 2nd Floor of the Enrique Razon Sports Complex.

For some books that are not yet readily available at our bookstore, you may want to check the bookstores listed below.


National Bookstore • Ground Level, 2574 Madison Building, Taft Ave., Malate, Manila
• Ground floor, Harrison Plaza Complex, M. Adriatico Street, Malate, Manila

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travelThere are several modes of transportation here in Metro Manila. It's pretty easy to get around with the LRT and MRT stations interconnected with one another. You can also always call a 24-hour Taxi Service Hotline and ask them to pick you up and bring you to your desired location for your convenience.

Generally, metered taxis charge Php30 for flag down and additional Php 2.50 for every next kilometer. Please note that some of the taxi services below may ask for an additional charge. We suggest that you negotiate well with the operator before availing of their service.


24/7 642-3525
Basic Taxi 643-7777
Dollar Taxi 921-2383
EMP Taxi 293-5930
MGE Taxi 364-8260/363-6096
Pioneer 252-9566
R&E 330-1654
Trends 822-9345/823-8951
Wallis Taxi 924-6204
Xavierville Taxi 788-0204/826-1769

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