Treat Mom to an unforgettable Mother’s Day at our special Kamayan Fest, featuring a lavish spread of over 20 traditional Filipino dishes!
Two Seatings: Noon and 5pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a heartwarming touch of Filipino heritage at Maricel’s Kitchen through our enchanting Kamayan Fest.

This exclusive, hands-on dining adventure invites you to a communal table adorned with lush banana leaves, setting the stage for an intimate bond over a lavish spread of Filipino favorites. Reserved for those who cherish culture and connection, our Kamayan Fest transforms the simple act of eating into a vibrant celebration of abundance and family. Revel in the rich flavors of regional treasures, all shared from hand to hand, in the true spirit of Filipino ‘kamayan’ – eating together, with hands, in unity and joy.


  • Pancit Molo Soup: A comforting, broth-rich soup filled with wonton-like dumplings, chicken, and delicate spices.
  • Lumpia Shanghai: Crispy, golden rolls packed with seasoned ground pork and vegetables, served with a sweet and tangy dipping sauce.
  • Lumpia Gulay Prito: A vegetarian delight featuring fried spring rolls filled with a vibrant mix of julienned vegetables.
  • Lechon Belly: Succulent, slow-roasted pork belly with crispy skin, infused with aromatic herbs and spices.
  • Sisig: A sizzling dish of chopped pork, seasoned with chili, lime, and onions, served on a hot plate.
  • Grilled Pompano Fish: Perfectly grilled pompano fish, marinated with a blend of citrus and spices, showcasing its delicate flavor.
  • Grilled Pork Belly: Juicy, marinated pork belly grilled to perfection, offering a smoky and savory taste sensation.
  • Chicken Inasal: Marinated and grilled chicken basted with a special mix of lemongrass, garlic, and vinegar, giving it a unique Filipino BBQ flavor.
  • Grilled Eggplant: Tender slices of eggplant grilled and seasoned with a blend of savory spices, offering a smoky, earthy flavor.
  • Red Onion & Tomato Salad: A refreshing salad of crisp red onions and ripe tomatoes, dressed lightly with vinegar and spices.
  • Cucumber Salad: Crunchy cucumber slices tossed in a light vinegar dressing, providing a cool and refreshing side.
  • Pancit Bihon: Thin rice noodles stir-fried with a medley of vegetables, chicken, and shrimp, seasoned with soy sauce and a hint of citrus.
  • Vegetarian Lo Mein: A hearty, veggie-packed noodle dish with a rich and savory sauce, catering to vegetarian tastes.
  • Chicken Adobo: Tender chicken pieces braised in a rich, tangy sauce of soy sauce, vinegar, and garlic, embodying the classic Filipino adobo flavor.
  • Beef Caldereta: A robust stew of tender beef, potatoes, and carrots, simmered in a rich, mildly spicy tomato sauce.


  • Halo-halo: A delightful Filipino concoction of shaved ice, mixed fruits, beans, and ice cream, creating a symphony of flavors and textures.
  • Filipino Fruit Salad: A sweet and creamy mixture of tropical fruits, palm nuts, and jelly cubes, dressed in a rich coconut milk dressing.
  • Turon: Crispy, golden-brown spring rolls filled with sweet banana and jackfruit, lightly dusted with sugar for a delightful crunch.
  • Cassava Cake: A dense and moist cake made from grated cassava, coconut milk, and cheese, offering a unique and satisfying texture.
  • Leche Flan: A silky, caramel-topped custard, known for its rich, sweet flavor and smooth, creamy texture, embodying a classic Filipino dessert.

Maricel’s Kitchen
111 Main Street East Brunswick, NJ 08816