There is no place in the world for bad coffee.
Don’t you just hate being served bad coffee? The thing that’s supposed to jumpstart your day ends up being the one bringing it down. We just can’t think of any reason that would justify bad coffee. So if you’re looking for good coffee in your neighborhood, you’ve come to the right list.
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Habitual Coffee – Chino Roces Ave.
Well, they’re not technically new; they’ve only relocated from Ortigas to Makati. But Habitual Coffee serves single origin espresso and aeropress-brewed coffee by young, passionate and champion baristas, nonetheless so they deserve to be on this list. They also serve a limited but delightful menu of light meals.
Single Origin – The Fort
Single Origin is a new hangout spot where coffee and alcohol lovers can find common ground. Single Origin features a hefty breakfast & lunch menu, dinner menu and beverage list including specialty coffee and alcohol-based drinks.
United Coffee – Kapitolyo
United Coffee is a third wave coffee shop in Pasig and is one of Kapitolyo’s newest best kept secrets. Located in a hip container compound, it serves a variety of caffeinated drinks, hot plates, and pastries to cater to your working/coffee session needs.
Also featured in: 9 New Container Restaurants Hiding in Kapitolyo
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16 United St., Kapitolyo, Pasig
Dipdenza Coffee – The Fort Strip
The name Dipdenza is from the Italian word ‘Dipendenza’ which means addiction. They offer a wide selection of coffee, milkshakes, smoothies, desserts and sandwiches that are sure to get you hooked. They open as early as 6:00am for the early breakfast risers.
Recession Coffee – Eastwood
At Recession Coffee, customers decide how much they want to pay for their coffee. It’s a cafe that believes good coffee should be recession-proof. The pastries by Chef Miko Aspiras (of Scout’s Honor cookies), however, come with a price tag.
The Washery – Industria Mall
The Washery is a quirky and modern laundromat cafe offering various laundry services with coffee and small bites on the side. This is The Washery’s 2nd branch but it is the first branch with a cafe concept.
Catabolic Cafe – Malingap St.
Catabolic Café is a third wave “coffee and comfort” concept cafe. Enjoy delicious comfort food, like their now popular Chicken Waffle, inspired by the owners’ travels, and perfectly pulled espresso using beans from EDSA Beverage Design Group.
Equatorial Coffee – Katipunan
Equatorial Coffee is an urban third wave cafe serving specialty coffee from Yardstick, extracted from a La Marzocco Classic. Aside from their hot and iced coffee selections, they also serve all-day breakfast, pastas and desserts a.k.a Green Tea Waffles! It’s right beside newly opened arts and crafts supply store, Common Room.
Maillard Coffee – Corinthian Gardens Clubhouse
Maillard, pronounced as “mayar”, is a 3rd wave specialty cafe serving single origin coffee, all-day breakfast and a number of light meals. Maillard is actually a chemical reaction that gives browned (cooked, seared, fried, roasted, etc) foods their desirable flavors and that’s exactly what represents Maillard Coffee, tasty and flavorful.
Cafe Mithi – Maginhawa
Mithi, meaning dream, is a cafe and arts supply store that aims to showcase local craftsmen and their works. It also serves as a creative space to hold classes for like-minded folks. Pao also is the proud owner of Abdul the Cool in Maginhawa and Mass Starvation in Fairview. Try their signature ALAB coffee made with pure cacao tablea and siling labuyo. P.S. They have secret off-the-menu items: croc tapa and croc sisig.
Magpie Cafe – Maginhawa
A Korean dessert shop serving fun waffles, bingsoo desserts and specialty coffees from Benguet. It is one of the container shops at the StrEAT: Maginhawa Food Park.
Restock – Guijo
Restock is a secret people love re-discovering. It is a treasure trove filled with unique art, home finds and awesome handcrafted coffee, not to mention good food including their pizzadilla or pizza quesadilla.
Bucky’s Counter – Aguirre Ave.
Though Bucky’s is more famous for its buckies, let’s not take the spotlight off of their coffee. Their specialty coffee is especially blended by the guys at Yardstick. If you don’t already know yet, ‘bucky’s not a brownie’ but a crossover between a flourless chocolate cake and a fudge brownie.
DiCofi – Salcedo Village
DiCofi is a small cafe serving only a limited number of Vietnamese specialties including the popular Banh Mi, Vietnamese pizza, and sticky rice. It also serves rice toppings, coffee and fruit shakes–all at very affordable prices. It is personally run by the owners who are Vietnamese.
Kissako Uji Matcha Cafe – Pioneer Center
Kissako Uji Matcha Cafe is a hidden and quaint little Japanese cafe specializing in all things matcha, including Japanese tea, special Horiguchi coffee, desserts and even ramen.
Satchmi – SM Megamall
Satchmi is a lifestyle cafe and a curator of functional luxury for music, photography and coffee enthusiasts. It is primarily a vinyl store, an ode to old-souled romantics. Recently, they’ve expanded the store to make way for a full blown cafe with an all-new menu including sandwiches, toasts and desserts. Read our full feature here.
Eight Ounce Coffee + Kitchen – Fil-Oil Shaw
Eight Ounce Coffee + Kitchen is a gas station cafe serving all-day breakfast, pastries, desserts, freshly cooked meals like pasta and pizza, and specialty coffee blends from Douwe Egberts, Piazza Doro, Pickwick and their signature 8 oz. Cold Brew.
Any new coffee places that you love? Keep adding places you’ve tried to your ‘Favorites’ list, because that counts as one vote for the restaurant to make it onto the top 10 lists. Use Booky to discover and explore new and hidden cafes in the metro.
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