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Balay Dako

Casual DiningTagaytay, Tagaytay

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Temporary Operating Hours

T-F: 11AM-7PM; Sa-Su: 8AM-7PM

Take-out / Pick-up

Available

Overview

M-Th: 11AM-9PM; F: 11AM-10PM; Sa: 7AM-10PM; Su: 7AM-9PM
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Tagaytay, Silang Crossing West, Tagaytay
Casual Dining, Filipino
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  • Paborito ng Balay (House Favorites)

    • Crispy Pata

      Deep-fried imported pork shank, brined overnight in salt, ginger, lemongrass and bay leaf

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 890.00 (800-900g)

    • Lechon Kawali

      Imported pork belly brined overnight in salt, ginger, lemongrass and deep-fried

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 725.00

    • Batchoy

      Our version of the Ilonggo classic. Thick egg noodles, pork meat and pork offal and a rich prok broth

      Choices

      Classic 285.00

      Special with Egg 310.00

      Add On

      Puto 30.00

    • Sizzling Bulalo na Baka

      Braised imported beef smothered in a mushroom sauce and served on a sizzling cast iron platter

      Serving

      Good for 5-6 Persons 1,250.00 (1-1.2kg)

    • Kare Kare Klasik

      Ox tail, and knuckles stewed in a peanut puree sauce with eggplant, okra, pechay, and string beans

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 870.00

    • Bistek Tagalog

      Beef tenderloin marinated in soy sauce and calamansi juice and sauteed with white onions

      540.00

    • Bistek Atay ng Baka

      Sauteed beef liver marinated in soy sauce, white onions and calamansi juice

      345.00

    • Tortang Alimasag

      A frittata of crab meat, leeks and eggs

      760.00

    • Piniritong Sugpo at Sarsang Itlog na Pula

      Deep-fried prawns served with a salted egg sauce

      785.00

    • Sinuteng Pusit

      Baby squid sauteed in olive oil, chili and garlic

      610.00

    • Paksiw na Bangus at Crispy Batok ng Baboy

      Milkfish braised in cane vinegar and ginger, served with deep-fried pork neck

      Serving

      Good for 5-6 Persons 890.00 (1kg)

    • Ginisang Maanghang na Hipon

      Spicy stir-fried white shrimp

      660.00

    • Halabos na Hipon

      Steamed white shrimp seasoned with salt and pepper

      660.00

    • Ginataang Sugpo

      Prawns braised in coconut milk

      770.00

    • Lechon na Baboy

      Roasted suckling pig, stuffed with lemongrass fragrant and tamarind leaves

      Servings

      250grams 415.00

      500grams 755.00

      1kilo 1,500.00

    • Paksiw na Lechon

      Sweet-savory stew of roasted pig, white cane vinegar and liver sauce

      Serving

      300g 560.00

    • Lechon Prito

      Twice-cooked pork, roasted and deep-fried

      445.00

    • Binagoongang Baboy

      Pork belly stewed and sauteed in fermented shrimp paste

      380.00

    • Dinuguan

      Pork cheeks, snout and ears braised in pork blood, vinegar, dried kamias and chili

      395.00

    • Inigang Adobong Manok at Baboy

      Chicken and pork braised in soy sauce, vinegar and garlic then pan-fried

      500.00

    • Pritong Manok

      Our house fried chicken. Filipino style.

      Servings

      Whole 995.00

      Half 500.00

    • Lechon Manok

      Marinated and roasted with lemongrass, tamarind leaves, ginger and spices

      Servings

      Whole 995.00

      Half 500.00

    • Crispy Adobong Pitaw

      Rice field birds cooked adobo style and fried. A Negrense delicacy.

      450.00

  • Lutong Tsinoy (Filipino-Chinese Inspired Dishes)

    • Pata Tim

      Pork leg braised in soy sauce, pineapple juice, star anise and cinnamon

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 800.00

    • Lumpiang Shanghai

      Deep-fried spring rolls of ground pork, shrimp, finely-minced vegetables, served with a sweet chili sauce

      320.00

    • Escabecheng Plapla

      Deep-fried Tilapia with a sweet and sour sauce

      510.00

    • Camaron Rebosado

      Deep-fried shrimp, served with a sweet and chili sauce

      485.00

    • Escabecheng Pampano

      Deep-fried Pampano with a sweet and sour sauce

      590.00

    • Salt and Pepper Spareribs

      Pork ribs are marinated, breaded and deep-fried before being tossed in fragrant peppers

      325.00

    • Pancit Canton

      Stir-fried egg noodles, pork, squid balls, kikiam and pork liver

      Serving

      Good for 3-4 Persons 445.00

    • Palabok

      Rice noodles in a thick sauce flavoured with shrimp, smoked fish and topped with pork rind, peanuts, fried garlic and hard boiled egg

      Serving

      Good for 3-4 Persons 530.00

    • Pancit ni Antonio

      Stir-fried egg noodles, Chinese chorizo, shrimp, ground pork, egg and annatto oil

      Serving

      Good for 3-4 Persons 495.00

  • Lutong Espanyol - Pinoy (Spanish-infused Filipino Dishes)

    • Pastel de Lengua

      Imported ox tongue casserole

      745.00

    • Tortang Talong with Giniling na Baboy

      Egg-buttered eggplant with ground pork

      345.00

    • Tortang Giniling na Baboy

      Egg frittata flavoured with ground pork

      400.00

    • Bangus ala Pobre

      Pan-fried milkfish seasoned with crushed black peppercorns

      Serving

      Good for 5-6 Persons 710.00 (1kg)

    • Kalderetang Kambing

      Goat stew with tomatoes, potatoes and bell peppers

      600.00

    • Kalderetang Tadyang ng Baka

      Beef rib stew with tomatoes, potatoes and bell peppers

      495.00

    • Callos

      Beef tripe stew with tomatoes, chickpeas and chorizo

      690.00

  • Ensaladas at Condimentos (Salads and Condiments)

    • Ensaladang Mangga at Kamatis

      A salad of green mangoes and native tomatoes. Served with a fermented baby shrimp paste.

      275.00

    • Ensaladang Pipino

      A salad of native cucumbers, dressed with white cane vinegar, garlic and crushed black peppercorns

      190.00

    • Ensaladang Talong at Mangga

      Grilled eggplant, green mangoes, tomatoes, salted egg and red onion, served with a fermented baby shrimp paste

      260.00

    • Burong Hipon

      Sauce of fermented rice and baby shrimp

      60.00

    • Talong at Mustasa

      Eggplant and Mustard leaves

      25.00

    • Sariwang Kangkong

      Fresh water spinach

      Served with Choice of

      Hipon (Shrimp) 295.00

      Baka (Beef) 280.00

      Chicharon Bulaklak (Fried Pork Intestines) 270.00

    • Atchara

      Pickled green papaya

      50.00

    • Blackened Onions

      Our housemade blackened onions enhance the flavors of our dishes. Try it with our soups, stews, grilled items and even on rice.

      40.00

  • Gulay ng Balay (Vegetables)

    • Ginataang Gulay ng Balay

      A selection of vegetables stewed in coconut milk

      Choices

      Puso ng Saging (Heart of Banana Tree) 265.00

      Monggo (Local Mung Beans) 265.00

      Langka (Jackfruit) 280.00

      Kalabasa (Local Squash) 265.00

      Tangkay ng Kangkong at Sili (Water Spinach Stems and Chili) 280.00

    • Mga Ginisang Gulay ng Balay

      A choice of stir-fried vegetable, flavored with garlic and onion

      Choices

      Ampalaya at Kabute (Stir fried bitter gourd with beef and mushrooms) 395.00

      Talong (Stir fried chili eggplant with Baguio beans and leeks) 270.00

      Sitaw at Giniling na Baboy (Long beans flavored with ground pork) 275.00

      Chicharo at Hipon (Snow peas and shrimp) 330.00

    • Pinakbet

      Stewed local vegetables: Eggplant, tomatoes, okra, string beans and bitter melon flavored with a sauce of fermented shrimp. An Ilocano favorite.

      275.00

    • Laing na Gabi at Tokwa

      Tofu wrapped in taro leaves and braised coconut milk

      340.00

    • Kare-Kareng Gulay

      Peanut puree stew of eggplant, string beans, heart of banana tree and Chinese cabbage

      385.00

  • Sopas (Soup)

    • Sinigang ng Balay

      Our housemade sour soup. With a selection of souring ingredients: Sampalok, manggang hilaw, kamias, bayabas o batuan

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons

    • Kangkong, Okra, Gabi, Labanos, Saging na Saba, Kamote, Sitaw at Talong

      Water spinach, okra, taro, white radish, plantains, sweet potato, string beans and eggplant

      385.00

    • Salmon sa Miso

      Salmon with fermented soybean paste

      650.00

    • Salmon Head sa Miso

      550.00

    • Lechon na Baboy

      Roasted Suckling Pig

      655.00

    • Baboy

      Pork

      545.00

    • Hipon

      Shrimp

      745.00

    • Bangus

      Milk Fish

      710.00

    • Pampano

      750.00

    • Bulalo na Baka

      Imported beef shanks, clear broth, Chinese cabbage, string bean and blackened onions

      Serving

      Good for 5-6 Persons 1,250.00

    • Kadyos, Baboy at Langka

      Sauteed Bacolod beans flavored with pork belly and fresh jackfruit

      430.00

    • Kansi

      An Ilonggo favorite often described as a cross between Sinigang and Bulalo. This family recipe uses beef brisket, pork leg, lemongrass, finger chilies, fresh langka and batuan

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 465.00

    • Halaan sa Luya

      Manila clams served in its broth with savory ginger and chili leaves

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 595.00

  • Aperativos (Appetizers)

    • Chicharon Baboy

      Pork skin crakclings

      Serving

      120g 200.00

    • May Laman

      Serving

      150g 220.00

    • Malutong na Ulo ng Lechon

      Half a pig's head first cooked lechon-style and then deep fried to order

      Serving

      Good for 3-4 Persons 410.00 (1kg)

    • Sisig na Baboy

      Chopped pork face garnished with onions and chilis, served on a hot cast iron platter

      420.00

    • Sisig na Pusit

      Grilled cubes of squid, mixed with housemade mayonnaise, garlic and onions, served on a hot cast iron platter

      420.00

    • Kilaw sa Sugba

      Vinegar-marinated Spanish mackerel with grilled pork belly

      750.00

    • Kinilaw na Tanigue

      Vinegar-marinated Spanish Mackerel

      700.00

    • Lumpiang Sariwa

      Fresh spring rolls filled with heart of coconut, shrimp and ground pork

      200.00

    • Minaning Kamote

      A Laguna street food favorite. Deep-fried cubes of cassava mixed with garlic and salt

      140.00

    • Tokwa't Baboy

      Tofu and pork dressed with soy sauce, white cane vinegar and garlic

      330.00

    • Chicken Skin

      Chicken skin cracklings

      360.00

    • Lumpiang Pinirito

      Fresh spring rolls filled with heart of coconut, shrimp and ground pork

      200.00

    • Chicharon Bulaklak

      Deep-fried pork intestines

      485.00

    • Squid Flakes

      Paper thin slices of air-dried squid

      405.00

    • Calamares Fritos

      Deep-fried squid rings, served with a spicy chili sauce

      410.00

  • Others

    • Seafood Paella

      Available every weekend

      Serving

      Good for 2-3 Persons 600.00

  • Inasal, Inihaw at Pinirito (Grilled and Fried Dishes)

    • Inihaw (From the Grill)

      Choices

      Liempo (Grilled imported pork belly) 380.00

      Pork Barbeque (Marinated pork, grilled and skewered) 85.00 per stick

      Satay (Grilled and glazed with a homemade peanut sauce) Pork or Chicken 100.00

      Bangus (Grilled milkfish) 650.00 (1kg)

      Tiyan at Panga ng Tuna (Grilled tuna belly and head) 750.00

      Pusit (Grilled squid) 670.00

      Pampano 550.00

    • Inasal

      Grilled chicken marinated in a mixture of vinegar, lime juice, black peppercorn and annatto oil. A Negrense favorite.

      Choices

      Paa (Chicken leg quarter) 190.00

      Pecho (Chicken breast) 190.00

      Pakpak (Chicken wing quarter) 140.00

      Isol ng Manok (Chicken butt) 130.00

      Atay ng Manok (Chicken liver) 100.00

      Baticolon ng Manok (Chicken Gizzard) 90.00

    • Pinirito

      Fried Dishes

      Choices

      Hito, Mustasa at Burong Hipon 475.00

      Binukadkad na Plapla (Deep-fried and served with papaya ginger sauce) 420.00

      Tawilis (Fried freshwater sardines. A local delicacy) 290.00

      Fried Inasal (Our very own Fried Chicken Inasal) Paa or Pecho 190.00

  • Comedor (Filipino Cuisine)

    • Spring Duck

      With pineapple Sambal and Liver Rice

      950.00

    • Our very own Special Fried Inasal

      Pecho

      190.00

  • Kanin

    • Pinasingawang Kanin

      Steamed Rice

      Serving

      Single Order 60.00

    • Sinangag sa Bawang

      Garlic Fried Rice

      Serving

      Single Order 70.00

    • Satay Rice

      Fried rice with annatto oil

      70.00

    • Pinakbet na Kanin

      Fried rice mixed with stewed vegetables, flavored with fermented shrimp paste

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 410.00

    • Pinakbet na Kanin at Lechon Kawali

      Fried rice flavored with stewed vegetables and topped with deep-fried imported pork belly

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 1,125.00

    • Pinakbet na Kanin at Crispy Pata

      Fried rice flavored with stewed vegetables and topped with imported pork leg

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 1,250.00

    • Tuyo at Kanin

      Salted fish fried rice

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 425.00

    • Tinapa at Kanin

      Smoked fish fried rice

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 495.00

    • Alimasag at Kanin

      Crabmeat fried rice

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 635.00

    • Tintang Pusit na Kanin

      Fried rice colored with black squid ink

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 385.00

    • Binagoongang Kanin at Manggang Hilaw

      Fried rice flavored with green mangoes

      Serving

      Good for 4-5 Persons 320.00

  • Panghimagas (Desserts)

    • Turon con Langka at Saging

      A dessert spring roll filled with jackfruit and banana

      195.00

    • Turon con Tikoy at Ube

      A dessert spring roll filled with Chinese rice cake and purple yam paste

      195.00

    • Bibingka

      Homemade and traditionally prepared rice cake

      Choices

      Classic with Cheese 135.00

      Special with Fresh Buko and Salted Egg 180.00

    • Buko Pie

      Fresh young coconut cooked with cream, flavored with macapuno and baked in a flaky crust

      Servings

      Whole 420.00

      Slice 80.00

    • Maja Blanca

      A coconut and corn pudding topped with caramelized coconut cream curds

      95.00

    • Leche Flan

      Flan of milk and egg yolks, topped with layer of soft caramel

      160.00

    • Sari-Saring Prutas

      Fresh fruit platter

      280.00

    • Mango Shaved Ice

      A combination of shaved ice, fresh mango, homemade mango syrup and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. A perfect way to end your meal.

      180.00

    • Mandarin Orange Shaved Ice

      A combination of shaved ice, Mandaring oranges, homemade orange syrup and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. A sweet treat for dessert lovers.

      180.00

    • Halo Halo ni Antonio

      A Thai twist on a Filipino favorite: Macapuno-sorbet served with suman sa gata, langka, pinipig, water chestnuts, sticky rice dumplings, kaong, toasted peanuts and corn.

      250.00

    • Halo Halo Klasiko

      A traditional dessert of preserved red beans, sweet purple yam, sweetened plantains, creme caramel, dried rice crisps, jackfruit topped with shaved ice and evaporated milk. A Filipino classic.

      250.00

    • Mais con Yelo

      A dessert beverage of corn kernels, milk, sugar and shaved ice

      135.00

    • Dulce Gatas at Manticado

      Scoops of housemade vanilla ice cream topped with sweet caramelized milk

      160.00

    • Mango Sago con Leche

      A dessert pudding of mango and tapioca pearls

      150.00

    • Papaya Sago con Leche

      A dessert pudding of papaya and tapioca pearls

      150.00

    • Coco Panutsa Fondue

      Panutsa caramel served over a flame with bilo-bilo and assorted mini turon

      150.00

    • Antonio's Housemade Sorbetes

      100.00

      Choices

      Avocado

      Barako

      Sugar-Free Barako

      Chocnut

      Cookies & Cream

      Dark Chocolate

      Langka

      Lychee

      Macapuno

      Mango

      Quezo

      Taho

      Ube

      Ube Macapuno

      Ube Quezo

      Vanilla

      Pineapple Coconut

      Sweet Corn

      Buko Pandan

  • Malamig na Inumin (Cold Beverages)

    • Sago at Gulaman

      A refreshing beverage of brown sugar syrup, tapioca pearls and gelatin cubes

      140.00

    • Ginumis

      Layers of tapioca pearls, gelatin cubes and roasted rice flakes coupled with coconut milk, brown sugar syrup and shaved ice

      165.00

    • Iced Tea

      Servings

      Regular 95.00

      Bottomless 150.00

      Carafe 300.00

    • Milk Shakes

      250.00

      Comes in

      Vanilla

      Cookies & Cream

      Chocolate

      Avocado

      Mango

      Macapuno

      Ube

    • Fruit Juice Slushies

      200.00

      Choices

      Dalandan

      Sampalok

      Calamansi

      Manggang Hinog

      Manggang Hilaw

      Pakwan

      Pinya

      Litsiyas

      Guyabano

      Mangga at Sago 240.00

      Available in Carafe

      Good for 4-5 Persons 500.00

    • Soft Drinks

      90.00

      Choices

      Coke

      Coke Zero

      Coke Light

      Sarsi

      Sprite

      Royal Tru-Orange

    • San Pellegrino

      Serving

      500ml 225.00

    • Bottled Water

      Mineral Water

      40.00

    • San Miguel Beer

      Choices

      Pale Pilsen 120.00

      Light 120.00

      Super Dry 170.00

      Premium 170.00

  • Mainit na Inumin (Hot Beverages)

    • Cafe Brewed

      110.00

    • Cafe Espresso

      110.00

    • Cafe Cappuccino

      120.00

    • Cafe Latte

      120.00

    • Cafe Descafeinado

      Decaffeinated Coffee

      120.00

    • Espresso Descafeinado

      Decaffeinated Espresso

      120.00

    • Cafe Mocha

      120.00

    • Twinings

      Assorted Teas

      80.00

    • Salabat

      Ginger-infused Tea

      60.00

    • Tsokolate de Batirol

      Traditional Hot Chocolate prepared just how you remember

      150.00

    • Hot Calamansi

      Served in personal teapot

      200.00