Antipolo City may be an hour or two away from the metro, but we’ve found some romantic gems that will make the trip worthwhile. From fine dining set-ups, post-museum dates, spa and resort getaways, or a trip to a garden-inspired restaurant, the only dilemma you’ll be having is having to choose from all of these beautiful restaurants with a dazzling view of the city.
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Tahanan Bistro – Loresville Drive
A quintessential destination to spend Sunday brunch, Tahanan Bistro is a fine-dining restaurant with a casual vibe, overlooking an expansive garden and a snapshot of the Manila skyline. It currently offers three set menus: Halcon, Mayon, and Iraya, providing fresh ingredients and a medley of flavor. It’s only open three days a week, so make sure to reserve beforehand!
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Burrow Café at Antipolo Beehouse – Beverly Hills Ave.
One of Antipolo’s best-kept secrets, the Burrow Café is an underground restaurant adjacent to the creative space and nature reserve known as Antipolo Beehouse. Aside from its rustic charm found in the elements of lush greenery in their café, Burrow Café provides hearty all-day breakfast, indulgent lunch options, and decadent desserts.
Yellow Bird Cafe x Kitchen – Mission Hills
Open as early as 7 AM, Yellow Bird Cafe x Kitchen is the cozy hangout to satisfy your breakfast cravings. Aside from their hefty breakfast plates, they also serve up warm lattés and ice-blended drinks you can pair with a good book and a delicious meal.
Crescent Moon Cafe – Brgy. Dalig
Emulating a free-spirited, Bohemian atmosphere through its vibrant colors, Crescent Moon specializes in sumptuous Southeast Asian food as part of its ala carte menu and weekend buffet. It also houses the store for pottery artist, Lanelle Abueva-Fernando’s beautifully handmade stoneware ceramics.
Yellow Lantern Cafe – Comodaville
Yellow Lantern is an out-of-city cafe, bar, and restaurant with breathtaking views. The gastropub serves a mix of Asian and continental comfort food. Must-tries include their Nachos, Baby Back Ribs, Emcaro Pizza, and Pinoy Paella. Head to the top floor of the restaurant for some music, drinks, and a game of beer pong.
Tipulo Filipino – Sumulong Highway
Nestled inside the First Pacific Academy Center, Tipulo is a no-frills Filipino restaurant that offers traditional, yet straightforward Filipino cuisine with a fresh twist.
Café Rizal by Peppermill – Pinto Art Museum
Found inside the famous Pinto Art Museum, Café Rizal gives classic Filipino fare a modern take with dishes such as their Vigan Pizza, which uses Vigan longganisa as well as their Dagupan Lumpiang Shanghai, which uses milkfish. Café Rizal’s doors are always open letting in that equatorial breeze and welcoming everyone to bask in their food dashed with Filipino flair.
Eggs for Breakfast – Villa Cecilia Subd.
Eggs for Breakfast is a secret garden-inspired, 20-seater cafe found inside Velada Estate, an events venue in the heart of Antipolo. They serve all-day breakfast meals including Filipino favorites and huge American breakfast platters, as well as some pasta selections, sandwiches, burgers and fruit shakes.
Cafe Lupe – Sumulong Highway
Cafe Lupe is a Mexican and Filipino fusion spot and a go-to destination for both brunch or a fun casual night. Cafe Lupe features live bands, pica-pica and booze, with a breathtaking view overlooking the city.
Vieux Chalet Swiss Restaurant – Sitio Sampaguita
Vieux Chalet is a bed and breakfast European restaurant by the Hassig Family, dedicated to serving fine Swiss cuisine with Filipino hospitality. They’ve been open since 1984. Their al fresco spot with a view of the city is unrivaled. Share the intimate space with their raclette, pizzas, pastas, and wine.
Monte Cafe is a specialty cafe serving a big menu of international dishes, smoothies, and coffee-based beverages including alcohol-infused ones. Aptly named after its location, Monte is Spanish for ‘mountain’.
Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa – Loreland Farm Resort
If you’re in the mood for a romantic getaway, Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa is the place to be— with amenities such as their fish spas, warm jacuzzi, sauna, and infinity pool overlooking a commanding view of Laguna De Bay and the Metro Manila Skyline. Luljetta’s Cafe is one the hanging gardens‘ gems, creating an ultimate experience for you and your SO.
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