DIY breakfast? Mornings = MADE.
Waking up early is hard enough, but waking up to a good breakfast? Count us in. We searched Manila for adorable little breakfast joints that serve you the most important meal of the day exactly how you like it. Go crazy with make-your-own breakfast plates, pancakes, waffles, and more. Add your favorite toppings too!
Time to schedule that breakfast date.
UCC Cafe Terrace – Various branches
UCC Cafe Terrace is one of the country’s most popular coffee chains, from the same group that brought us Coco Ichibanya, Eight Bar, and more. Aside from their coffee, they offer continental dishes for you to try morning ’til night. Check them out as early as 7am and create your own Filipino Breakfast plate with local breakfast staples.
Pick from Chicken or Pork Longganisa, Boneless Bangus, Pork Tocino, Angus Beef Tapa, and more. Don’t forget the add-ons!
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Ally’s All-Day Breakfast – Malingap St.
Ally’s is the first all-day breakfast joint in Teacher’s Village offering a design-your-own pancakes and waffles menu, which guests of all ages enjoy! They’re open at 7:30AM. If you love pancakes, here are 10 other insanely sinful pancakes to check out.
For DIY Pancakes & Waffles, pick among classic, oreo, and chocolate flavors plus toppings and sides!
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Kanto Freestyle Breakfast – various branches
Kanto Freestyle Breakfast is one of Kapitolyo’s most popular 24/7 breakfast diners. It is a modern and upgraded ‘carinderia’ that offers value-for-money 100-peso meals, which includes a build your own breakfast plate with all your favorite toppings.
Pick “freestyle” menu items from bacon to rice and ensaladang mangga, just P10-80 each!
Also read: 14 Must Try Tapsilog Joints in Every City
Denny’s – Uptown Parade
Denny’s, a.k.a. “America’s Diner”, is best known for its collection of signature breakfast meals. It started as a 24/7 donut stand in 1953, previously named Danny’s, in Lakewood, California. Over the years, Denny’s has lived by one of its original founders, Harold Butler’s, promise: ‘to serve the best cup of [unlimited] coffee, make the best donuts, give the best service, offer the best value, and stay open 24 hours a day.’
Pick breakfast add-ons like sausages, grilled chicken, belgian waffles, and more. Full feature here.
Breakfast Bin – Maginhawa St.
Breakfast Bin is a tiny breakfast spot hiding in Maginhawa, one of QC’s most popular foodie locations. They open as early as 6am, serving morning comfort food favorites like Beef Tapa, Pancakes, Waffles, and more.
Customize your BB Bowl and Breakfast Bin Traditionals! Choose your type of rice, eggs, and meat.
No reservations accepted
168 Maginhawa Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
Pi Breakfast and Pies – various branches
Pi Breakfast and Pies is one of QC’s most popular places to have the most important meal of the day. Indulge in their famous Kitayama Wagyu Beef Sirloin Tapa on Kimchi Rice and Caramelized Spam starting at 7:00AM. Here’s a tip: Pi Breakfast and Pies is also a bakery and you can get 50% off on all breads after 8pm!
Go for their DIY omelettes and customized breakfasts with Kimchi rice, shoestring potatoes, and more.
B and P – various branches
B & P stands for Bea and Pia, the beauty and brains behind this homey and cute all-day breakfast cafe offering a modern take on well-loved breakfast specialties. They offer DIY Triple Decker Pancakes too!
Pick a pancake spread from peanut butter, speculoos, coco jam, dulce de leche, or Nutella. Top it off with a banana and other add-ons!
Eggs for Breakfast – Antipolo
Eggs for Breakfast is a secret all-day breakfast cafe inside Velada Estate. Aside from Filipino favorites and American style pancakes, they also serve a number of pastas, sandwiches, burgers and fruit shakes.
Pick from various breakfast sides like roasted potato hash, crispy tortillas, and even fruit jams.
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