Mack Nam’s Hearty and Pocket-Friendly Chinese Food [Review]

August 31, 2021

If you want to enjoy delicious and authentic Chinese food at home, then you should try ordering from Mack Nam.

If you are looking for delicious and hearty authentic Chinese food that you can enjoy in the comfort and safety of your home, then you should definitely order from Mack Nam. It offers a variety of affordable Cantonese food favorites in convenient and easy-to-prepare frozen food packs. Once you try Mack Nam’s food offerings, you would realize that the experience is akin to eating in an original Chinese restaurant.

Mack Nam's beef mami and siomai

Mack Nam’s Hearty and Pocket-Friendly Chinese Food [Review]

    Mack Nam’s shift from physical restaurant to online

    Mack Nam originally started in a physical restaurant in Manila where the owners mainly served dishes crafted from old family recipes.

    The changing times and the evolving economy prompted Mack Nam to make the shift from physical to digital, hence, its subsequent entry into the food delivery business. It was a wise entrepreneurial move for the owners of Mack Nam, especially these days when restaurant dine-ins are not yet allowed and eating at home is the norm.

    Mack Nam’s frozen food products

    Mack Nam currently offers the most popular food products in its original menu, namely the Beef Pares (P220), Beef Mami Pares OTG (on-the-go) with wanton (P220), pork siomai (P60), wanton (P60), and cuapao (P55).

    Trying Mack Nam's frozen food products

    The beef pares is a group pack (800-grams) that is good for three to five persons. The same is true for the beef wanton mami which comes with 500-grams of noodles, 400-grams of beef pares, 15 pieces of wanton, and pork broth powder.

    Both of these come in solo packs, with the beef pares priced at P55 while the beef mami costs P60.

    How to prepare Mack Nam’s food items

    The beauty of Mack Nam is that its frozen food products are so easy to prepare. This is the perfect option for busy parents who want to serve quick yet satisfying and filling meals to their families.

    Our baby enjoying Mack Nam's beef mami
    Even our baby loves Mack Nam's beef mami

    For example, Mack Nam’s siomai and wanton just need to be steamed or fried, depending on your preference. Meanwhile, the beef pares just requires to be heated in a pan. Once hot, serve it like your regular streetside pares – with rice and toasted garlic toppings.

    The only food item that requires a little more effort is the beef pares mami OTG. It involves several steps, as follows:

    1. Heat the beef pares in the microwave oven.
    2. Heat the noodles and wanton in hot water.
    3. Dissolve the pork broth powder in boiling water.
    4. Assemble the noodles, wanton, and beef pares in a bowl. Pour the pork broth and top with a boiled egg and vegetables, then serve.

    The preparation of the beef pares mami may involve several steps but it’s still nonetheless a simple and quick process.

    How to order from Mack Nam

    You can order from Mack Nam through its Facebook and Instagram pages. You can also send a message or call 09237351894. Delivery can be fulfilled by delivery services like Grab and Lalamove.


    Mack Nam offers affordable and delicious Chinese food favorites to Filipinos. What’s good about Mack Nam’s frozen food products is that they taste like authentic Chinese cooking, so you and your family will surely love it once they’ve tasted it.

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    1. Napaka sarap naman po nyan daddy ivan. Itsura palang talaga nakakatakam na. Magugustuhan din talaga ng mga kids ito..

    2. Heatherkleinwolf31 August 2021 at 11:34

      Wow! That bowl of soup is gigantic and looks sooo much better than any Chinese takeout I've seen. Great find!

    3. It's so easy to prepare! Thanks for the recommendation. Will contact them to order.

    4. This looks so convenient and delicious. I hadn't heard of this before and would like to try it.

    5.'s so good to know that Mack Nam serves beef pare and everything Chinese! I love Chinese food for it's variety and flavour.

    6. I would love to have a delicious and authentic Chinese food at home. Thanks for sharing this

    7. Chinese food is one of the best cuisines out there. It's always good to experience it at home

    8. I love chinese food. I can introduce this to my friends too

    9. This is indeed a quick meal to prepare for the family. I'd like to try

    10. Wow, all of this food looks amazing. I love the convenience factor, especially considering how time intensive Chinese food can be to prepare.

    11. This is actually my first time to hear about Mack Nam.. It is nice that they managed to embrace the digital platform which is more ideal and more practical nowadays.. Beef mami and beef pares are both ideal this rainy and cold season.. Yum 😍😋

    12. I definitely love quick and satisfying meals! This looks really good, I will have to try this for sure!

    13. Thanks for the recommendation! I love chinese food and I love it even more when it's easy to prepare!

    14. This looks yummy and Chinese food are the best and trying it at home is good.

      Fransic -

    15. I love big servings! I think one order can be enjoyed by 2-3 people. Looks yummy!

    16. Oh this looks so good! I love some good Chinese food!

    17. It is awesome that they are now offering online products to their customers. You don't need to visit their stores (yet), and just enjoy their food in your own comfort.