Everyone will want to TAG along.
A combination of cold air and unique restaurants is what makes the trip to Tagaytay all worth it. And now that it’s GCQ, hopefully in a few more weeks, you’ll finally get to go to Tagaytay to spend some time with friends and family.
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To get you excited and to help you with your itinerary, we’ve listed down some of the popular reopened restaurants in Tagatay that should be on your post-GCQ itinerary.
Balay Dako – Nasugbu-Tagaytay Rd.
Balay Dako serves authentic Filipino dishes, drawing inspiration from as way back as before being colonized and also mixing in the melting pot of influences our cuisine has evolved into over the years. They are a part of Antonio’s Group of Restaurants so you can expect nothing but the best.
Recommended dish: Sisig na Pusit
Leslie’s – Aguinaldo Highway
One of the top places to go to for the best bulalo in Tagaytay is Leslie’s. Featuring that classic view overlooking Taal lake, Leslie’s is perfect for big celebrations or, if you book one of their private cottages in advance, intimate dinners.
Recommended dish: Bulalo Special
Sonya’s Garden – Brgy. Buck Estate
Sonya Garcia’s Garden is a tucked away bed and breakfast a wellness spa, a country store, a panaderia, a cottage restaurant, and a well-kept secret garden.
Recommended dish: Salmon Belly Sinigang with Kefir
Bulalo Capital – Aguinaldo Highway
Bulalo Capital is a bulalo spot that is open 24 hours, ready to serve our utmost cravings.
Recommended dish: Bulalo Pangmasa
Balinsasayaw – Aguinaldo Highway
Balinsasayaw is a bed and breakfast along Aguinaldo Highway meant for those chill and lazy Tagaytay weekends. It has a beautiful view of Taal lake and it serves a number of traditional Filipino dishes and boodles.
Recommended dish: Balinsasayaw Package
Veranda – Taal Vista Hotel
A favorite spot among those who regularly visit Tagaytay, Veranda is a restaurant that promises a buffet experience that will satisfy the whole family. Located in Taal Vista Hotel, the buffet specializes in showcasing local ingredients, all expertly prepared by their world class kitchen staff. The buffet, of course, features the amazing view of Taal lake that the hotel has become famous for.
Recommended dish: Sinigang
Aozora – multiple branches
Aozora, meaning blue sky, is one of the restaurants in Tagaytay that serves authentic Japanese dishes crafted by Chef Seiji Kamura. Get your fill of Japanese breakfast as well as other Japanese favorites such as sushi, sashimi, and their famous ramen with bulalo as a soup base.
Recommended dish: Mori Ramen - Bulalo Inspired
Lime & Basil Restaurant – J.Rizal St.
Lime & Bsil is a farm-to-table garden cafe offering authentic Thai cuisine from Tagaytay-resident, Chef Sigride Sarmiento. It is a casual and relaxed Asian dining experience where guests can tour and walk around the herb and vegetable gardens.
Recommended dish: Paw See Lew or Stir-Fried Noodles with Kale and Chicken
The Dining Room at Gourmet Farms – Aguinaldo Highway
Searching for cuisine that’s organic, fresh, and straight from the farm? Experience farm-to-table dining at Tagaytay with Gourmet Farms Inc. Inside the big farming estate is The Dining Room where you can enjoy the freshest ingredients and make the most out of Tagaytay’s natural resources. Aside from produce, they also sell dips, sauces, and their own signature coffee blends.
Recommended dish: Arrosto di Manzo
Buon Giorno Caffe and Bistro – Cliffhouse Tagaytay
Tagaytay might not be known as a premier destination for Italian restaurants, but Buon Giorno Caffe and Bistro shows that you can really satisfy any craving in the chilly city. They serve all of the Italian classics such as risotto, freshly baked pizza, and pasta and their artsy yet charming vibe will have you coming back for more.
Recommended dish: Croquettes with Mozzarella
Fire Lake Grill – Cliffhouse Tagaytay
Fire Lake Grill is a homey destination in Tagaytay that serves grilled specialties like USDA steaks, seafood, and more. Try their selection of delectable cakes like the Flourless chocolate cake, Lime-infused panna cotta, and the Malibu Rum-poached pineapple carpaccio.
Recommended dish: Australian Strip Loin
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Operating hours: 10 AM – 6 PM
Unit 3 Cliffhouse Tagaytay, General Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay
(046) 483-2069 | (0917) 529-8421 | (0927) 914-4604
Bag of Beans – multiple branches
One of the restaurants almost synonymous with Tagaytay, Bag of Beans is the place to go for an enjoyable, lazy, and chill day at Tagaytay. Whether it’s in their gazebos, gardens, or cabanas, Bag of Beans has celebrations and relaxations covered!
Recommended dish: Baked Blueberry Cheesecake
Antonio’s Restaurant – Purok, Barangay Neogan
No list about Tagaytay restaurants is truly complete without mentioning Antonio’s Restaurant. Antonio’s Tagaytay is the definition of fine dining, truly meant for special occasions featuring impeccable food, a remarkably elegant atmosphere, and a dining experience that its patrons will not soon forget.
Recommended dish: Steak Tartare
Marcia Adams – Alfonso
Marcia Adams’ is tucked away Tuscany-inspired garden restaurant that serves Mediterranean dishes prepared by owner Marcia.
Recommended dish: Grilled Aromatic Pork
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