10 Secret Restaurants in Baguio Worth Checking Out


Say goodbye to wait times and overcrowded restaurants!

It’s no secret that Baguio is a go-to vacation destination—and a very small city at that. With very limited information available on the web, it’s easy to find yourself trapped in popular tourist spots and restaurants. Stop wasting limited vacation leaves by checking out these dining options instead.

Ozark Diner – Bareng Drive

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Ozark Diner is a small restaurant and B&B located in the inner streets of Bakakeng, a 15-minute drive from the city center. They serve American soul food that are made with a twist. They also have the Private Table, a roof deck dining area where guests can absorb Baguio’s verdant surroundings and enjoy a special menu. Order their Dark Beer Cheese Cake—it’s the perfect dessert to complete the southern hospitality experience.

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2 Bear’s Trail corner, Bareng Dr, Barangay Bakakeng, Baguio City
(0947) 445-0873

Trattoria Picarré – Outlook Drive

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Formerly known as “Café Picarre” or simply “Picarre,” the restaurant has revamped their menu and moved to a new picturesque location. Trattoria Picarré is an Italian restaurant that serves pasta dishes, savory and dessert crepes, and freshly baked pizza.

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15 Outlook Drive, Baguio City
(074) 442-7495

Café Adriana – Outlook Drive

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Café Adriana is owned by the same folks behind Hill Station and Bistro. The group’s newest restaurant specializes in Spanish cuisine but also serves Hill Station’s famous desserts (Death by Chocolate, anyone?). Insider tip: It’s best to drop by during the day—the view there is stunning!

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Outlook Ridge Residences, V. de los Reyes Street, Outlook Drive, Baguio City
(074) 661-3591

Also Read: Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Baguio

Secret Garden – South Drive

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Secret Garden is a gem that’s hidden in plain sight. It takes a sharp eye (or Waze) to spot this restaurant’s entrances. They serve Italian fare at affordable prices, and the place itself is a whimsical treat for the eyes.

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34 Paterno Street, South Drive, Baguio City
(0915) 935-9865

Decades: Fusion Cuisine and After-Hours Joint – Outlook Drive

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Decades is a casual dining restaurant and bar that features Asian and Western recipes on their menu. Folks who fancy a tipple can also quench their thirst at the after-hours area, which opens at 3 P.M. and is just a quick trip downstairs.

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30 Outlook Drive, Baguio City
(074) 422-9569

The Outlook Steak & Grill – Grand Sierra Pines Hotel

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The Outlook Steak & Grill is a restaurant that serves Western grub in big portions. The place features an unobstructed view of Baguio’s greenery thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows that wrap around the structure. It’s perfect for a late afternoon bite and drinks with friends as the restaurant also serves local and imported alcohol.

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43 North Outlook Drive, Baguio City
(074) 619-0488 loc.122

Also Read: 13 Cool Places in Baguio to Add to Your Bucket List

Chef Didier’s Table – Loakan Liwanag Subdivision

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Chef Didier’s Table is a private dining experience that specializes in French cuisine. Chef Didier uses locally-sourced ingredients and a variety of finishing salts to boost the flavors of his creations. He also offers baking workshops for those who want a more hands-on culinary adventure.

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134 Loakan Liwanag Subdivision, Baguio City
(0921) 572-8404

Rewind Café – Gibraltar Road

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Rewind Café takes you on a nostalgic trip to the old Baguio with its gallery that houses photos of the city from decades past. The items on the menu are a mix of Cordilleran delicacies and familiar Filipino and American recipes. It’s an affordable escape for those who want learn more about the local culture but prefer to skip popular tourist spots.

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2 C. Arellano Street Ext., Gibraltar Road, Baguio City
(0949) 723-2142

Sweet Stop – La Azotea Building

Sweet Stop was just a small dessert kiosk along Session Road that eventually grew to become a small café. It’s a dessert haven that also serves pasta and breakfast meals. The La Azotea branch sports a minimalist French bistro look and is Instagram-friendly.

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Main floor, La Azotea Building, Session Road, Baguio City
(074) 423-3738

Route 55 – Legarda Road

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Route 55 is a colorful car-themed diner that specializes in global cuisine. It’s a family-friendly restaurant that serves food that both kids and adults would enjoy. Their best-seller is the sweet, fall-off-the-bone Route 55 Ribs.

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55 Legarda Road, Baguio City
(074) 422-1276

Check out more Baguio restaurants through the Booky app! It’s free to download on iPhone and Android. Just type “BAGUIO” on the search bar and don’t forget to hit favorite on the restaurants you liked.

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