Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Baguio for August 2017


Looking to dine in the sky or in a secret garden?

Check out the top 10 most loved restaurants this month in Baguio, based on user favorites from Booky, the #1 food app in the Philippines.

10. Vizco’s Restaurant and Cake Shop – Session Road

82 Favorites
Last month’s #9

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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 which are freshly made and affordable. It’s for people trying to find a restaurant that will get you your money’s worth. It’s not for guests who want a spacious place to eat at. We recommend their wildly popular Strawberry Short Cake, topped with fresh strawberries. Our insider tip: It opened a sister restaurant in Camp John Hay’s Technohub called Photo Fog Café.

Reservations are accepted
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8GF Puso ng Baguio Building, Session Road, Baguio City
+63 74 446-7085

9. Secret Garden – South Drive

86 Favorites
New entry

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Secret Garden is an Italian restaurant located along the popular South Drive of Baguio City. It’s for people who love nature and want to dine with fresh air surrounding them or a cozy, casual meal. It’s good for families and date night! It’s not for those who are looking for authentic Italian food and a fancy set up. We recommend their seafood pasta and beef steak. Our insider tip: They have indoor and outdoor seating Ask for a seat in the actual garden!

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

8. Foggy Mountain Cookhouse – Baguio

92 Favorites
Returning entry

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Foggy Mountain Cookhouse is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, and it’s as personal as it can get. Chef Babes opens his home porch to serve customers a private and specialized dinner based on what’s fresh for the day. It’s for special occasions with close friends, family, or your significant other. It’s not for people who hate to plan ahead; Reservations and pre-orders must be made at least one day before your booking date. We recommend the Porchetta, Chicken Parmesan Pie, and their Ribeye Steak. Our insider tip: Check out the Firepit, which allows guests to stay warm by roasting marshmallows. Find more by reservations-only restaurants in the Philippines, here.

By reservations only (1 day ahead)
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172 St. Joseph Street, San Carlos Heights, Baguio
(0916) 767-4687

7. Oh My Gulay – La Azotea Bldg.

97 Favorites
Last month’s #10

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Oh My Gulay is a vegetarian cafe and restaurant located on the 5th floor of the La Azotea Building on Session Road. The place also serves as a permanent gallery for Victor Oteyza, one of the pioneers in Philippine Modern Art and other visual arts exhibits. It’s for the veggie lovers who also love art and culture. It’s not for people who hate climbing the stairs because, no, there’s no elevator. We recommend the Lumpia Salad, Oh My Gulay Rice, Dayap Iced Tea, and Mangga Crepe. Our insider tip: Keep an eye out for a big boat. Let us know when you find it!

No reservations accepted
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La Azotea Building, 108 Session Road, Baguio City
+63 74 446-0108

6. Cafe in the Sky – Mt. Sto. Tomas

105 Favorites
Returning entry

Photo from @cielomarietan

Cafe in the Sky is a view deck, cafe and bed & breakfast place located in the mountains of Sto. Tomas offering a unique experience of dining with a sea of clouds in view. The cafe serves light meals, snacks and beverages that are light on the pocket. It’s great place to bring the whole family, especially balikbayans or tourists. It’s not recommended for people without private vehicles. Taxi cabs accept riding contracts up the mountain, but it may be harder to find jeepneys that would take you back down. Our insider tip: Private vehicle owners are charged a minimal environmental fee of P25/head, children excluded, midway up.

Reservations are recommended
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Mt. Sto. Tomas, Pob. Kabuyao, Baguio City
+63 926 663-7592

5. Café by the Ruins Dua– Upper Session

119 Favorites
Last month’s #2

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When talking about Baguio’s must-try restaurants, Café by the Ruins has always been part of the list – serving natural and local ingredients that embody its way of cooking that is distinctly Baguio. It’s for people who want to taste authentic local dishes that tell something about the region’s culture. It’s not for guests who have a deep stomach and a bottomless appetite. We recommend the Pinikpikan, which is chicken soup used in rituals by natives, and the Baguio Bagnet with Padas bagoong, tomato relish, and lime. Our insider tip is to try getting their guava preserve jam as pasalubong from your long weekend adventures.

Reservations are accepted
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225 Upper Session Road, near Military Cut-Off, Baguio City
(074) 442-9466

4. Baguio Craft Brewery – Ben Palispis Highway

121 Favorites
Last month’s #8

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Baguio Craft Brewery is a restobar and microbrewery that serves craft beers developed and created by Xavierbier, a group of six like-minded individuals from three different countries driven by the desire to make their mark on the emerging craft beer culture in the Philippines. They also offer comfort food to perfectly match your beer. It’s for yuppies looking for a place to unwind with great food and drinks. It’s not for underaged kids or people who are looking for a quiet place to stay. We recommend the Keywheat and Kraken. For first-timers or those who can’t decide, try ordering their Tasting Tray. Our insider tip is that they regularly rotate brews that are on tap, and add new ones as inspiration strikes its master brewers.

No reservations accepted
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Ben Palispis Highway, Baguio City
(074) 422-5043

3. Choco-Late de Batirol – Camp John Hay

136 Favorites
Last month’s #3

Photo from @jake_sy

Choco-late de Batirol is a Filipino garden cafe that’s said to be the home of the best hot chocolate in the Philippines. It’s for ambient breakfasts or a chilly afternoon merienda date. It’s not for late nights and drinking sessions. We recommend the Suman, Turon, and Red Egg and Tomato Salad. If you’re feeling adventurous, try their customer-recommended orange flavored tsokolate as well. Our insider tip is to visit on weekends for live acoustic music. Fun Fact: Batirol is a traditional wooden rod used to make the tsokolate thick, hence the name Choco-late de Batirol.

Reservations are accepted
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Igorot Park, Camp John Hay, Baguio City
+63 916 375-6510

2. Arca’s Yard – Ambuklao Road

142 Favorites
Last month’s #6

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Arca’s Yard is a bed and breakfast, a cozy library cafe that serves unique and healthy dishes, and a mini-museum that showcases the Igorot culture and personal antique collection of owner Ninja Sabado and her family. It’s an escape pad from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It’s not for people looking for a late night drinking place. We recommend their signature Camote Pie and coffee, and also their rhubarb ice cream, if they’re in season. Our insider tip is beside Arca’s is a Japanese art studio gallery where artist Asao Shimura holds workshops for kids and adults.

Reservations are accepted
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777 Tiptop, Ambuklao Road, Baguio City
+63 929 325-1868

1. 50’s Diner – Upper Gen. Luna Road

170 Favorites
Last month’s #1

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50’s Diner is an American retro diner filled with pop culture memorabilia such as posters of American icons, neon lights, a jukebox and even a red buggy. The whole vibe is reminisent of diners with servers on skates. Their menu includes steaks, pastas, fish and chips – as well as some Pinoy comfort food favorites. It’s for the young and the old who appreciate the throwback. It’s not for people who want a quiet and relaxed space to chill in. We recommend the Guys on the Hood, Gangsta Gangsta and their milkshakes. Our insider tip: Avoid over-ordering as servings of some dishes are already good for sharing.

No reservations accepted
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92 Upper General Luna Road corner Brent Road, Baguio City
+63 916 659-5555

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