Located on St. Clair Ave West in Forest Hill Lasa by Lamesa is a fast casual restaurant serving up classic Filipino food made fresh to order.
Photos by Max Lander
LASA by Lamesa opened in September 2016 and is the sister restaurant to Lamesa Filipino Kitchen. Our mission is to share Filipino food with the mainstream.
Imagine a native Malay cook with a Chinese roommate being taught by a Spanish Chef with a love affair for everything American and you will begin to understand what Filipino food is all about.
Filipino food offers a bold combination of sweet, sour, and salty flavours. There is often an aspect of counterpoint in each dish where contrasting flavours such as sweet and salty are paired together to create delicious combinations. Filipino cuisine has had many cultural influences throughout its development. Chinese traders, Spanish settlers, and American soldiers have all contributed to the cuisine.
At LASA we serve up classic Filipino dishes just the way lola used to make. Our food is available for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.
LET US DO THE COOKING
We now offer large party trays perfect for your next fam jam or get together.
The trays are designed for 12-15 people. Many of these dishes require up to 48 hours of preparation time so please allow as much notice as possible. As always we will do whatever we can to get you what you need. All orders are for PICK UP only as we currently do not deliver. For orders of $100 or more we require a deposit of 25% payable by credit card over the phone or in store by cash, debit, or credit.
To place an order please call us at 647-343-1110 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
PARTY TRAY MENU
LUMPIA SHANGHAI 30 pieces - $20
Ground pork, hoisin, soy, and sesame fried spring roll served with a sweet chili sauce
VEGETABLE LUMPIA . 10 pieces - $12.50
Green bean, carrot, jicama spring rolls
BBQ SKEWERS - 10 pieces - $22.50
Marinated pork in a sweet 7up and soy BBQ glaze.
PANCIT CANTON - $25 (with chicken $35)
Canton noodle, cabbage, carrot, mushroom, peas, tossed in soy, sesame, and citrus
PANCIT BIHON - $25 (with chicken $35)
Mung bean noodle, cabbage, carrot, mushroom, peas, tossed in soy, sesame, and citrus
VEGETABLE GINATAAN - $35 (with shrimp $45)
Squash, green beans, bok choy in a coconut miso sauce
CHICKEN INASAAL - $30 (12 pieces)
Grilled boneless chicken thigh in an annatto and lemongrass glaze
CHICKEN ADOBO - $30 (12 pieces)
Seared boneless chicken thighs in a soy and vinegar reduction
FILIPINO FRIED CHICKEN - $30 (12 pieces)
Crispy battered boneless chicken thighs served with a garlic aioli
BISTEK - $45
Braised beef with citrus marinated onions in a soy and citrus jus
OXTAIL KARE KARE - $45
Braised oxtail with beans, bokchoy and eggplant in a garliac peanut sauce served with bagoong
PORK RIB SINIGANG - $45
Braised pork rib with bok choy, beans, and tomato in a tart tamarind broth
**CUSTOM** - $50
We will do our absolute best to get you what you are looking for.
LECHE FLAN 8" ROUND - $15
Classic Filipino custard
TURON - $1.50 per piece
Fried plantain and jackfruit spring rolls
SWEET MANGO HOT SAUCE
Our signature Mango hot sauce is made with sweet mangoes, scotch bonnet peppers, onions, garlic, vinegar, and salt. It has a delicious sweetness and some nice heat as well. If you've never tried it be sure to try some on your next visit. It has become a customer favourite and is now available for sale in $5 squeeze bottles.
LAMESA FILIPINO KITCHEN
MODERN FILIPINO CUISINE