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Cold weather + Good Food = Amazing Holiday Memories!

From the BenCab Museum to the Tam-Awan Village, when the hot weather metro is too much to bear or when you’re looking for a not so far away vacation destination, Baguio is the place to go to.

However, as famous as it is for tourist spots, Baguio is also home to several restaurants that serve up a wide selection of dishes from different cuisines – from our very own to international comfort food. For one thing, if you’re a foodie or you’re looking for a place to eat, Baguio definitely has some treats for you.

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If you’re wondering where to eat in Baguio with all the options available, don’t you worry, we’ve combined all the most loved, must-try restaurants in the City of Pines this month!

Scroll down and plan your food trip with the top 10 best restaurants and must-try restaurants you definitely have to visit in Baguio!

10. Cafe Sabel – BenCab Museum

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Cafe Sabel Interiors
Photo from @jeric.cerin
Sardine Pasta from Cafe Sabel Baguio
Photo from @whenjuantravels

Located on the ground floor of BenCab Museum, Cafe Sabel is a restaurant that serves up international as well as Filipino comfort food dishes which are fresh, nutritious, and appetizing since they utilize organic ingredients in making their food.

It’s for those who want to end their date/outing on a fulfilling note.
It’s not for those who want a different cuisine.

Some notable dishes they offer: Taal Rice, Chicken Cacciatore, Duck Flakes, Pork Adobo, and Volcano Ice Cream (w/ Fresh strawberries & chocolate)

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BenCab Museum, Baguio City
(074) 442-7165

9. Arca’s Yard – Ambuklao Road

Last month’s # 6

Interior design of Arca's Yard
Photo from @michlobs
Camote Pie from Arca's Yard
Photo from @francoesfragrances

Arca’s Yard is a cozy home-turned-cafe that boasts a breath-taking view and showcases Igorot culture through the owners’ possessions. They also have a secluded mini library, making it the perfect spot to get some peace and quiet and feel at home in Baguio!

It’s for people who want a peaceful meal.
It’s not for quick dining.

Recommended dishes: Their Camote Pie 

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777 Tiptop, Ambuklao Rd, Baguio City
(074) 442-9706; (0929) 325-1868

8. Lemon and Olives Greek Taverna – Outlook Drive

Last month’s # 4

Lemon and Olives Interiors and Dining Area
Photo from @lemonandolivesph
Greek Dishes from Lemon and Olives
Photo from Facebook | Lemon and Olives

Lemon and Olives Greek Taverna is Baguio’s first authentic Greek restaurant that serves up Greek staples as well as comfort food favorites infused with Greek flavors. Fun fact: The restaurant is headed by Chef Takis who came all the way from Athens, Greece. Also, it’s best to dine al fresco for the full Baguio Dining experience.

It’s for romantic dates or bonding moments with friends and family most especially for Greek cuisine fanatics who can tell when it’s the real deal.
It’s not for early breakfast dates or early risers because the restaurant opens at 11 AM.

Notable dishes they offer: Gyros, Lemon and Olive's Lamb Rack, Spanakopita, Baklava Cheesecake, and Loukoumades

Lemon and Olives Baguio menu
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#26 Outlook Drive, Baguio City
(074) 442-4079

7. Cafe by the Ruins – Shuntung St.

Last month’s # 8

Cafe by the Ruins Baguio Interiors
Photo from @cafebytheruins
Pavlova with Lemon Curd and Mango from Cafe by the Ruins
Photo from @cafebytheruins

Cafe by the Ruins is a talked-about must-try restaurant in Baguio that highlights the best of our cuisine with the use of our natural and local ingredients in rustic, earthy interiors that’ll make you appreciate and focus on the simplicity and flavors of the dishes. Fun fact: An interesting and delicious pasalubong you can get from them is their guava preserve jam.

It’s for people who want to taste authentic local dishes that reflect a region’s culture.
It’s not for guests who have deep stomachs, bottomless appetites, and those who want to eat family style.

Recommended dishes: Pinikpikan (chicken soup used in rituals by the natives) and Baguio Bagnet with Padas bagoong, tomato, relish, and lime. 

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25 Shuntug St., Baguio City
(0927) 957-4172 | (074) 665-7662

6. Choco-Late de Batirol – Camp John Hay

Last month’s # 8

Choco-Late de Batirol Exterior
Photo from @iamemmabee27
Bibingka, Turon, Champorado, Silog, and Tablea Hot Chocolate from Choco-Late De Batirol Baguio
Photo from @unoemillia.dventure

Choco-late de Batirol is a Filipino garden cafe that features Filipino breakfast and merienda favorites – from kakanin to silog meals – as well as serves up what’s considered to be one of the best cups of hot chocolate in the Philippines. Fun fact: They have live acoustic music during the weekends and the ‘batirol’ in their name refers to the traditional wooden rod to make the tsokolate for their drink thick.

It’s for ambient breakfasts or chilly afternoon merienda dates.
It’s not for late nights and drinking sessions.

Recommended dishes: Suman; Turon, Red Egg, and Tomato Salad; Orange-Flavored Tsokolate

ChocoLate de Batirol Baguio menu
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Igorot Park, Camp John Hay, Baguio City
(0916) 375-6510 | (0915) 933-3474

5. Oh My Gulay – Session Rd.

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Oh My Gulay Interiors
Photo from @marckymacoy
Heneral Luna's Punyetang Shitake from Oh My Gulay
Photo from @bienamoranto

A restaurant sitting on the 5th floor the La Azotea Building, Oh My Gulay offers up dishes with vegetables as the stars of the dish which both vegetarians and non-vegetarians will love.

It’s for those who love their veggies.
It’s not for those who are afraid of heights or those who ware looking for an elegant airconditioned dining area.

Some notable dishes that they offer: Pasta Mestizo, Oh My Gulay Rice, Saging at Mani Love Affair
Fun fact: The restaurant is owned by Kidlat Tahimik who also owns Ili-Likha Artist Village.

Oh My Gulay Baguio menu
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La Azotea Building, 108 Session road, Baguio City
(074) 446-0108

4. Chaya Restaurant – Legarda Rd

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Chaya Baguio Interiors and Dining Area
Photo from Facebook | CHAYA Baguio
Sashimi with Wasabi from Chaya in Baguio
Photo from Facebook | CHAYA Baguio

Chaya is a restaurant with simple interiors serving up traditional and modern takes on familiar Japanese dishes. If you’re looking for authentic Japanese dishes, then this is the place to go-to.

It’s for those who are in huge groups because they have dishes perfect for sharing
It’s not for those who can’t handle using chopsticks, don’t like raw fish, or those who are trying to avoid rice.

Some notable dishes they offer: Croquette, Sukiyaki, Onigiri, Yakisoba, and Chicken Karaage

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72 Legarda Rd, Ferdinand Happy Homes, Baguio City
(074) 424-4726

3. Hill Station – Upper Session Road

Last month’s # 1

Hill Station Interiors
Photo from @hillstationbaguio by @ayeevillalon
Ravioli in Cheese Sauce from Hill Station
Photo from Facebook | Hill Station

A restaurant that’s received back-to-back recognition as Miele’s Best Restaurants in Asian Awards, Hill Station is a casual restaurant with a cozy cabin ambiance that serves up fusion dishes.

It’s for family dinners and intimate gatherings over 5-star dishes.
It’s not for those relying on a tight budget.

Recommended dishes: Cambodian Coriander, Garlic Chicken, and their Ice Cream Palatte. 
Fun fact: Much has been said regarding Casa Vallejo's ghostly apparitions in the area, as it was an old colonial structure in the early 1900s. 

Reservations are accepted
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Casa Vallejo, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
(074) 424-2734 | (0915) 829-2166

2. Red Rustikz – Gen Luna Rd.

Last month’s # 7

Interiors and Dining Area of Red Ristikz
Photo from Facebook | Red Rustikz
Seafood Risotto from Red Rustikz
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A fusion of Italian, Spanish, and Filipino cuisine, Red Rustikz is a hidden gem among the many crowded establishments spotted around The City of Pines. Red Rustikz exudes a casual, laidback atmosphere whilst serving sumptuous meats, pastas, and pizzas.

It’s for a cuisine unique to many offered in Baguio. It’s not for people who want cozy, comforting Filipino food.

Recommended dishes: their Pumpkin Seafood Risotto and 200G. Baby Back Ribs Provencale.

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82 Upper, Gen Luna St, Baguio City
(0927) 129-2579

1. Amare la Cucina – El Albergo Hotel

Last month’s # 3

Wood Brick Fire Oven from Amare La Cucina
Photo from Facebook | Amare la cucina
Pizza Con Prosciutto from Amare La Cucina
Photo from Facebook | Amare la cucina

Amare la Cucina is a homegrown restaurant that serves up Italian cuisine and specializes in traditional wood fire brick oven pizzas in various flavors. Fun fact: They have a DIY pizza option.

It’s for people looking for freshly made pizza the traditional way.
It’s not for people who are looking for Asian dishes and those looking for deep-fried dishes.

Recommended dishes: Pizza con Prosciutto and Wood Fired Ribs

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EGI Albergo Hotel, 1 Villamor Dr., Lualhati, Baguio City
(0916) 332-1522

Looking for more restaurants to try in Baguio? Here are more you should check out!

Solibao Restaurant – various branches

Puto Bumbong being Prepared from Solibao Restaurant
Photo from @wil_liam2007
Puto Bumbong from Solibao Restaurant topped with desiccated coconut and butter
Photo from @fjalfonso

Since 1972, Solibao has been serving fine Filipino food in each of its numerous branches in the city of Pines. Their diverse menu includes traditional Filipino favorites, all-day breakfast, steaks, noodles, and bilao specials, among many other items.

Recommended dishes: their Solibao Palabok with Calasiao Puto, Kare-Kare, and Puto Bumbong.

Reservations are accepted
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South Football Grounds, Burnham Park, Baguio City
(74) 442-6797

Vizco’s Restaurant and Cake Shop – Session Road

Vizco's Interiors, Exteriors, Facade
Photo from Facebook | Vizco’s Restaurant
Vizco's Famous Strawberry Shortcake topped with fresh cream, strawberries, and a glaze
Photo from Facebook | VizcosRestaurantandCakeShop

Vizco’s Restaurant and cafe is a signature, must-visit Baguio restaurant that serves up international comfort food dishes but mostly specializing in Italian dishes like pasta and pizza. Fun fact: It opened a sister restaurant in Camp John Hay’s Technohub called Photo Fog Cafe.

It’s for delicious desserts after hours of shopping and sightseeing.
It’s not for big groups who need a spacious place to eat at.

Recommended dish: Their Strawberry Shortcake topped with fresh strawberries. 

Vizcos Baguio menu
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Session Road, Baguio City
(074) 446-7085 | (0917) 579-0962

Baguio Craft Brewery – Ben Palispis Highway

Baguio Craft Brewery Interiors
Photo from @baguiocraftbrewery
Food from Baguio Craft Brewery
Photo from @paulinedanspaguia

Baguio Craft Brewery is a restaurant that offers up a wide variety of beer and comfort food dishes which pair well with the alcoholic drinks. Fun fact: The restaurant was created by Xavierbier – a group of six like-minded individuals from three different countries driven by the desire to make their make on the emerging craft beer culture in the Philippines.

Recommended dishes: Beer Battered Fish & Chips and Yakitori

Baguio Craft Brewery menu
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Ben Palispis Highway, Baguio City
(0917) 777-8215 | (074) 620-2278

The Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant – Tam-awan Village

The Farmer’s Daughter is a restaurant with a homey and rustic ambiance that serves up authentic Cordilleran food that’ll both surprise and please your tastebuds.

Recommended dishes: Kindot (Grilled Pork), Pineng (Blood Sausage), and Dabong Salad.

Farmer's Daughter Restaurant Facade/Exterior
Photo from Facebook | Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant
Smoked Longganisa from Farmer's Daughter Restaurant
Photo from @getinmahbellyyy

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Tam-awan Village, Lonlong Rd, Baguio City

Secret Garden -Paterno St.

A rustic hidden gem in Baguio, Secret Garden is a restaurant that offers up Italian dishes – from thin-crust pizza to pasta – and Filipino rice dishes with different viands you can choose from.

Some notable dishes they offer: Quattro Formaggi, Bistek Tagalog, Bolognese, and Pork Lechon Kawali

Secret Garden Resto and Cafe Co Interiors and Dining Area
Photo from @theykenong
Steak, Veggies, Gravy, and Rice from Secret Garden Resto & Cafe Co.
Photo from @travelein

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34 Paterno Street, South Drive Rd, Baguio City
(0915) 935-9865 | (0908) 415-2056

Mario’s Restaurant – Upper Session Road

A long-time favorite among Baguio’s locals and tourists, Mario’s Restaurant has been serving Spanish-Filipino fare since 1971. Mario’s has been considered both a pioneer and a culinary heavyweight for fusion cuisine in Baguio

Some notable dishes they offer: their Lengua con Setas, Callos Madrileña, and New York Cheesecake.

Steak from Marios Restaurant
Photo from @mariosrestaurantph

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6 Upper Session Road Ext, Baguio City
(074) 442-4241; (0905) 297-3384

Sage Restaurant – Military Cut-off Road

Serving up a wide selection of dishes from all over the world in undoubtedly charming interiors, Sage Restaurant is the go-to place for families/barkadas with picky eaters.

Some notable dishes they offer: Honey Garlic Chicken Tocino, Callos, Eggs Benedict, Carne Asada Fries, Sage Puttanesca, and Basil Shrimp Pasta

Fun fact: They also have a snacks buffet and buffet packages which you can enjoy. 
Sage Inteiors/Dining Area
Photo from Facebook | SAGE
Strawberries and Pretzels from the Snacks Buffet of Sage
Photo from Facebook | SAGE

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95 Military Cut-off Road, Baguio City
(074) 422-2954

Chef’s Home – Aspiras – Palispis Hwy

Chef’s Home is a humble restaurant that serves up Southeast Asian specialties from iconic dishes that represent a country’s culture to fusion food that blends the best of what each cuisine has to offer.

Some notable dishes that they offer: Beef Rendang. Sambal Dory, Nasi Goreng, Coffeelicious Pork, and Pickles Tester

Chef's Home Interiors
Photo from Facebook | Chef’s Home Baguio City
Mango Sticky Rice from Chef's Home Baguio City
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No. 88 Unit C, Old Sicat Hotel, Aspiras-Palispis Hwy, Baguio City
(0916) 444-5756

Le Chef – The Manor

Le Chef is a fine dining steakhouse/restaurant that serves up continental dishes made with quality ingredients which pair well with alcoholic drinks.

Some notable dishes they offer: Grilled Australian Striploin, Chicken Inasal, and Malaysian Goat Curry

Le Chef from The Manor Exterior
Photo from @godfreycass
Cakes from a Buffet at Le Chef at The Manor
Photo from Facebook | Le Chef at the Manor

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The Manor, Camp John Hay, Baguio City
(074) 424- 0931

Craft 1945 – Outlook Dr.

Craft 1945 is a refurbished house along Outlook drive that doesn’t only showcase the view of Baguio but also Spanish themed dishes that pair well with the beer that they serve on tap that came straight from Baguio Craft Brewery.

Some notable dishes that they offer: Spanish Chicken, Paella Valenciana, Filet Mignon, Kalderetang Usa, and Tapang Baboy Damo

Al fresco dining area at Craft 1945
Photo from @craft.1945
Manila Clams or Almejas from Craft 1945
Photo from @craft.1945

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Outlook Dr. S, Baguio, Benguet
(0906) 221 3615

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