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We can never get enough of a quick road trip to Tagaytay! There’s always something new on where to eat in Tagaytay and we just have to get away from the city once in awhile.
Looking to head there soon? We’ve rounded up 10 of the best restaurants for the month in Tagaytay!
10. The Purple Owl – Villa Pura
Last month’s # 9
One of Tagaytay’s best kept secrets, The Purple Owl is an events place and restaurant in one where you can celebrate everything from date nights to weddings. Serving up tried and tested family recipes by Mrs. Gee, The Purple Owl is the perfect place when you want to impress with both interiors and dishes.
It’s for those who are looking for a personalized venue and a hands-on team that’ll help you celebrate all kinds of special occasions!
It’s not the best venue during rainy seasons as their services are best enjoyed outdoors.
We recommend that you reserve at least three (3) days before your planned visit.
9. Breakfast at Antonio’s – Aguinaldo Highway
Last month’s # 10
Breakfast at Antonio’s serves an all-day breakfast menu designed to rouse the senses. They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. At Breakfast at Antonio’s, they take this adage very seriously.
It’s for people who appreciate a casual, relaxed ambiance paired with excellent brunch.
It’s not for people who aren’t up for waiting a while to get seated.
Recommended dishes: Eggs Benedict (₱470), Gratinated Portobello Mushrooms & Berry Glazed Duck Liver (₱875), Chorizo (₱460)
8. Leslie’s – Aguinaldo Highway
One of the popular restaurants in Tagaytay, Leslie’s offers good bulalo with a view. If you want a more romantic set-up, the restaurant has separate cottages that you can book in advance.
It’s for those who want to warm up with a steaming hot bowl of bulalo.
It’s not for those who love their soups with noodles.
Notable dishes they offer: Mangga at Bagoong (₱250), Crispy Kangkong con Lechon (₱349), Bulalo Original (₱699), Sizzling Bulalo with Gravy (₱699)
Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay
(046) 483-1065 | (046) 483-4271
7. Siglo Modern Filipino – Calamba Road
Siglo Modern Filipino is a restaurant that offers up a unique experience of a nationwide food trip without having to leave Tagaytay by serving a variety of Filipino dishes from different parts of the country.
It’s for those who love Filipino cuisine especially the regional dishes you don’t usually get at Filipino restaurants.
It’s not for those who want pasta or a different cuisine.
Notable dishes they offer: Crispy Tawilis (₱200), Chicken Binakol (₱280), Poqui-Poqui Ensalada (₱250), Luzviminda Bilao (₱2,400)
6. Pamana – Nasugbu Highway
Last month’s # 7
Pamana is a homegrown and classic Filipino restaurant that opened in Tagaytay in 2009. Aside from its dishes, the place became popular for its homey interiors and photo-filled walls. Most of the dishes are preserved and updated heirloom recipes from owner Happy Ongpauco-Tiu’s family.
It’s for people who love classic, hearty, and satisfying Filipino food with sumptuous servings as well as a beautiful view of Taal.
It’s not for people who are dining solo.
Notable dishes they offer: Inihaw na Bicol Express (₱235), Nilagang Bulalo (₱575), Pamana’s Three-Way Adobo (₱295), Aligue Pasta (₱380)
Reservations are recommended
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Tagaytay-Nasugbu Hwy, Tagaytay City, Tagaytay
(046) 413-2461 | (0922) 859-2703
5. Tsokolateria – The Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Last month’s # 6
From the Happy Concept restaurant group, Tsokolateria is an enchanting place for chocolate lovers! They serve chocolate-infused dishes such as pasta, risotto, desserts, and of course, tsokolate ah! This is their 2nd branch, first one is in Baguio.
It’s for people who are completely obsessed with chocolates.
It’s not for people who are not into sweet treats.
Recommended dishes: Original Tablea Churros Waffle (₱290), Tsoko Mallow Drink (₱250), Tablea Champorado (₱220), and Bibingka Souffle Pancakes (₱295).
4. Bag of Beans – multiple branches
Last month’s #5
For 21 years, Bag of Beans has been considered a reliable go-to restaurant in Tagaytay for its fresh and savory meals. A restaurant that serves dishes from international cuisines as well as all-day breakfast dishes, Bag of Beans is the perfect destination if you love having an abundance of options.
It’s for families who appreciate homey, rustic interiors and comfort food.
It’s not for people who are indecisive with ordering food.
Recommended dishes: Crispy Pata (₱750) and Frozen Blueberry Cheesecake (₱175)
3. Antonio’s Restaurant – Purok 138
Last month’s # 1
Antonio’s is Tagaytay’s most celebrated fine-dining food destination that features the best of international cuisine from top chef Tony Boy Escalante. Its impeccable food, elegant interiors, scenic gardens, and great service are what make them exemplary.
It’s for special family celebrations, anniversary dinners, and grand weddings.
It’s not for people looking for affordable meals.
Recommended dishes: Lechon De Leche (₱15,500), Roasted Duck Breast (₱2,600), and Steak Tartare (₱850)
2. Cafe Voi La – Iruhin Crosswinds
Last month’s #4
Cafe Voi La is an Asian-inspired getaway conceptualized by owner, Ica Sebastian. The place is adorned with Asian art and ornaments, oriental displays, and furniture collected from Ica’s many travels around the world. This lovely cafe is vibrant and picture-perfect in all angles.
It’s for people who enjoy food and art at the same time.
It’s not for people who are looking for a quick to-go meal.
Recommended dishes: Garlic Beef Tapa (₱375), Chicken Satay (₱395/3 pcs.), Homemade Chicken Pork Adobo (₱295), Massaman Back Ribs (₱695), and Black Sticky Rice with Mango (₱195)
1. Balay Dako – Nasugbu-Tagaytay Rd
Last month’s # 2
One of Antonio’s Group of Restaurants’ ventures, Balay Dako is a 3-storey Filipino restaurant featuring a terrace overlooking Taal Lake’s scenic view.
It’s for people who want delicious bar food and signature cocktails with a beautiful and classic view of Tagaytay.
It’s not for people who aren’t willing to wait a bit to be seated.
Recommended dishes: Pancit ni Antonio (₱495), Sisig na Baboy (₱395), Turon con Tikoy at Ube (₱185)
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