17 Hidden Restaurants in Baguio to Discover this Christmas


We found a new indoor dining camping experience!

After an intense search across Tagaytay for its best kept secret restaurants, we managed to pull up our sleeves again for another round of restaurant hunting, this time in the beautiful City of Pines and summer capital of the Philippines, Baguio City.

Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Baguio this month!

All of these restaurants including its location and number can be found on the Booky app. Did you know that it works offline? It’s going to be your best and handiest pocket-friendly app for restaurant hunting, whether it’s inside Metro Manila, Tagaytay, Baguio, Marikina or Antipolo. We’ve already got over 13,000 listed restaurants in the app.

We love seeing all your food posts on Instagram, some of these places arefrom your Instagram posts and tags. If you’ve been or are planning to visit any of our blog featured restaurants, show us your food trips by using the hashtag #bookymanila.

Enjoy!

Amare La Cucina Restaurant – EGI Albergo Hotel

Amare La Cucina is an Italian restaurant famous for its traditional brick oven pizza and slow-cooked baby back ribs. Though it’s not in the heart of the city, a lot of people still visit the restaurant for the uniqueness and their traditional way of cooking its food. Try their Nutella pizza!

Amare La Cucina
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Amare La Cucina
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Amare La Cucina
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Reservations are accepted
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EGI Albergo Hotel, #1 Villamor Drive, Brgy. Lualhati, Baguio City
+63 916 332-1522

Eve’s Garden – Upper Lamtang Road

Eve’s Garden is a restaurant gem located 30 minutes away from Baguio City proper. It serves organic and healthy lunch meals which include a refreshing drink, soup, a colorful garden salad, main course, a dessert and coffee/tea. The place is only open from 11:30AM to 2:30pm and customers are kept to a minimum so reservations are required.

Eve's Garden Baguio
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Eve's Garden Baguio
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Reservations are required
ME 132 Upper Lamtang Road in La Trinidad, Baguio City
+63 920 947-6264

Vizco’s Restaurant & Cake Shop – Session Road

Being at the center of the city, Vizco’s has been a signature Baguio restaurant to visit. It’s a café famous for its cakes, particularly the Strawberry Shortcake, which are freshly made and affordable. Although it has a full menu which offers all meals of the day, it’s a good place for a quick stopover and have merienda as you tour the city of Baguio.

Vizco's Restaurant & Cake Shop
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Vizco's Bakery & Cake Shop
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Reservations are accepted
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8GF Puso ng Baguio Building, Session Road, Baguio City
+63 74 446-7085

Foggy Mountain Cookhouse – St. Joseph St.

Foggy Mountain Cookhouse is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and is as personal as it can get. Chef Babs opens his home porch to serve customers a private and specialized dinner based on what’s fresh for the day. Reservations and pre-orders at least day before are required. Check out the Firepit, scented with herbs, that’s used to warm guests during colder nights or roast marshmallows.

Foggy Mountain Cookhouse
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Foddy Mountain Cookhouse
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Foggy Mountain Cookhouse
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Reservations 1 day before required
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172 St. Joseph Street, San Carlos Heights, Baguio
+63 916 767-4687

Le Chef – The Manor

Le Chef is a fine dining steakhouse located inside the beautiful Baguio log forest cabin, The Manor. Le Chef offers continental dishes by Chef Billy King, one of his specialties and most notable dishes is the Steak and Prawn.

Le Chef @ The Manor
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Le Chef @ The Manor
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Reservations are accepted
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The Manor, Camp John Hay, Loakan Road, Baguio City
+63 74 424-0931

Backyard Baguio – Upper Gen. Luna Road

Backyard Baguio is a family-friendly diner that serves all-day breakfast and other comfort food including Filipino favorites, continental and other Asian dishes. Backyard Baguio is a newer and bigger Brod Pitt with a bigger menu. Indoor and al fresco dining are available.

Backyard Baguio
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Backyard Baguio
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Reservations are accepted
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92 Upper General Luna Road, Baguio City
+63 74 619-1895

The Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant – Tam-awan Village

The Farmer’s Daughter is a relatively new restaurant in a hut serving a small menu of organic Cordillera specialties including Pinikpikan (chicken stew), Kinuday (smoked pork meat), Pinuneg (blood sausage) Ube dessert and more. Customers have raved about their affordable yet tasty dishes. P.S. They have Wi-Fi!

The Farmer's Daughter Restaurant Baguio
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The Farmer's Daughter Restaurant Baguio
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No reservations accepted
Beside Tam-awan Village, Long Long Benguet Road, Baguio

Secret Garden – Paterno St.

Secret Garden is a tucked away and laid-back Italian place specializing in thin-crust, brick-oven style pizza, Italian pastas, and traditional Filipino rice dishes. Enjoy the experience of locating this garden restaurant, the ambiance and most especially, the food.

Secret Garden Resto & Cafe Co.
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Secret Garden Resto & Cafe Co.
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Reservations are accepted
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#34 Paterno Street, South Drive, Baguio City
+63 915 935-9865

Little John’s Convenience Outpost – Camp John Hay

Little John’s is a small unassuming American diner at the Mile-Hi Center within Camp John Hay serving, as some would say, ‘the best baby back ribs in Baguio’. The fall-off-the-bone meat is tender and juicy and most importantly, affordable. Aside from the ribs, it also serves all-day breakfast, appetizers, fondue, pasta, other mains, and desserts.

Little John's
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Little John's
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No reservations accepted
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Mile-Hi Center, Camp John Hay, Baguio City

Camping Date – Legarda Road

Camping Date is a Korean restaurant offers a unique indoor camping dining experience. On top of this unique themed experience are their much talked about signatura Korean fried chicken and pizza selections available in various flavors. All ingredients are said to be imported from Korea to provide the most authentic taste.

Camping Date Korean Restaurant Baguio
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Camping Date Korean Restaurant Baguio
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No reservations accepted
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363 Legarda Road, Ferdinand Barangay, Baguio City
+63 927 487-8282

The Solibao Restaurant – Burnham Park

Solibao has been serving fine Filipino food since 1972, it actually has a number of branches in the city of Pines. Its diverse menu is extensive and includes traditional Filipino favorites, all-day breakfast, steaks, noodles, and bilao specials, among many other items. P.S. Their palabok, kare-kare and puto bumbong are 3 of the top reasons why many people visit them. If you’re curious to know, Solibao is an indigenous musical instrument.

The Solibao Restaurant
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The Solibao Restaurant
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Reservations are accepted
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South Football Grounds, Burnham Park, Baguio City
+63 74 442-6797

La Comida de Antonio Ristorante – La Azotea Bldg.

La Comida de Antonio Ristorante is a Filipino-Spanish restaurant whose food will make it worth the 5-floor climb, literally. It is located atop the La Azotea Bldg and no, it has no elevator. Signature dishes include the Maria Kare (kare-kare), Rosa Maria (sinigang), and the Antonio (herbed chicken).

La Comida de Antonio Ristorante
Photo from @joelumalipena

Reservations are accepted
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501, La Azotea Bldg., Session Road, Baguio City
+63 922 871-6578

Cafe Sabel – BenCab Museum

Cafe Sabel is Bencab Museum’s in-house restaurant located 3 flights down of the museum. In case you didn’t know, Sabel is Bencab’s muse and the subject of many of his paintings; Sabel is also the homeless woman he used to see outside of his house. Cafe Sabel serves creations by Chef Mike Liwag prepared with fresh ingredients from their own farm.

Cafe Sabel
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Cafe Sabel Ben Cab Museum
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No reservations accepted
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Km. 6 Asin Road, Tadiangan, Baguio City
+63 74 442-7165

Tsokolateria Artisanal Cafe – Upper Session Road

Tsokolateria is the newest cafe concept from the Happy Concept Group, who also owns Pamana, Hawaiian BBQ, Barrio Fiesta, etc. Its menu is all local and especially highlights one of Baguio’s specialties, chocolates. Tsokolateria is an al fresco cafe located atop the Igorot stairs, warm up with their tsokolate batirol in a private and breezy gazebo.

Tsokolateria Baguio
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Tsokolateria Artisanal Cafe
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Tsokolateria
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No reservations accepted
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Igorot Stairs, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
+63 74 442-6049

Cafe de Angelo – Marcos Highway

Cafe de Angelo is a small garden restaurant with al fresco dining reminisent of one’s home front porch. It is cozy and family-friendly, a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee and some healthy light meals. The fresh salads, alfalfa-filled sandwiches, pastas and their quesadillas are sure hits.

Cafe de Angelo
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Cafe de Angelo
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No reservations accepted
54 Chapis Village, Marcos Highway, Baguio City
+63 915 824-4654

Balbacua at Urban Kamote – Ili-likha Artist Village

Ili-likha Artist Village is a whimsical and creative space for artists and foodies that showcases the Cordillera culture. Within it is the Kiwing na Kahoy Food Community where a few healthy food establishment resides, one of which is Balbacua at Urban Kamote, a farm to table all-day breakfast place specializing in Balbacua, a beef stew specialty from Southern Mindanao made of beef skin and meat slow cooked in herbs for 6 hours

Balbacua sa Urban Kamote
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Balbacua sa Urban Kamote Ili-likha Artist Village
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Balbacua sa Urban Kamote
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No reservations accepted
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Kiwing na Kahoy Food Kommunity, Ili Likha Artist Village, Baguio City
+63 74 442-4880

Mama’s Table – Ambuklao Road

Mama’s Table is a private fine dining experience in Vicky Clemente’s secluded glass garden home. She serves a French-inspired 8-course meal (appetizer, soup, intermezzo #1, intermezzo #2, seafood course, meat course, digestive, dessert), there is no menu so be ready to be surprised. Mama’s Table only accepts one group at a time, with a minimum of 6 persons. Tip: Arrive before sunset to get a view of Vicky’s beautiful garden and the sunset viewing deck.

Mama's Table
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Mama's Table
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Mama's Table
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Reservations are required
888-A Ambuklao Road, Baguio City
+63 74 442-1794

Previously, we’ve written about some relatively newer places in Baguio that you can also check out. Read: 15 Cool Places in Baguio You Probably Haven’t Visited

Got any secret go-to place in Baguio, share a tip or two with us in the comments section below! If you’re not already enjoying the offline convenience of Booky, it’s free to download on iPhones and Android.

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