Avoiding the crowd? Head on to these restaurants!
Located only a few hours away from the metro, it’s not surprising that Baguio has been one of the go-to out-of-town destinations for a quick getaway. If you and your family/barkada are regulars of this place, then perhaps you thought that there aren’t any more restaurants to head on to. Well, maybe we can surprise you.
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Situated all over Baguio are 12 unique restaurants that stand out from the rest either through their interiors or through their food. Keep reading to know more about their brand, what kinds of food do they offer, and why they’re worth the trip to Baguio.
Think that smores are the only things you can enjoy while camping? Well, think again. At Camping Date in Baguio, you can have Korean Fusion dishes including Korean BBQ cooked by you right in your tent. Talk about taking glamping to another level.
Notable dishes they serve: Red Kiss Chicken, Ramyum Mild with Egg, Cheesy Red Kiss
Science may have scared you when you were young but did you know that Science can be both fun and delicious? Want some proof? Head on to Meal Lab, a science-themed restaurant where you can get familiar and beloved comfort food dishes and drinks.
Notable dishes they offer: Doc Lola’s pasta, Deep-Fried Cookie Dough with Whipped Cream, Arroz ala Cubana
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3/F, Leonard Wood Terraces, Leonard Wood Rd., Baguio City
A place that doubles both as an AirBnB and a diner, Ozark’s got the full package. Whether you choose to stay or to dine and visit, you have got to try their greasy, mouthwatering, Southern American diner dishes.
Notable dishes they offer: Andouille Jambalaya, Basket of Fish Sticks, Hickory BBQ Lechon Belly, All-American Cheeseburger
Serving affordable family-style lauriat dishes, rice toppings, and an assortment of desserts, Good Taste Cafe’s Chinese fast food and spacious, foodcourt-like dining set up will surely please families and huge groups.
Recommended dishes: Buttered Chicken, Lechon Kawali, and Lumpiang Shanghai
A restaurant located in Pinewoods Golf and Country Club, Manduto Cafe and Restaurant is a place where you can get your fix of modern Filipino dishes right after you golf, all the while appreciating the spectacular view of the fog and the greenery right outside the window.
Notable dishes they offer: Kare-kare, Chicharong Isda, Sinigang na Salmon Belly, Bagnet, and Bibingka
Still got some drive in you – literally? Then why stop at the usual restaurants people go to in Baguio and head on instead to The Barn. Located just a few kilometers away from the boundary of Baguio City, The Barn is a rustic restaurant with a breathtaking, picturesque view that serves up good food mostly inspired by Italian, American, and Spanish cuisine.
Notable dishes they offer: Kimchi and Bacon Pancakes, Zucchini and Corn Pancakes, Pork Chop with Banana Blossom Relish, Baked Chori-Mac, Hearty Strawberry Chicken, Deconstructed Bagnet Bao
Also called “Canto Baguio” by locals, Canto Bogchi Joint is a restaurant that serves up international comfort food inspired by a variety of cuisines such as Mexican, American, Greek, and more. You mustn’t miss out on trying their specialty, the Lomo Ribs, which is actually grilled BBQ Pork Ribs with Homemade BBQ Sauce.
Notable dishes they offer: Lomo Ribs, Bangers and Mash, Beef Pochero, Chili Fries, and Dessert Nachos
If you’re tired of Filipino food and international food feasts in Baguio, then it’s time to change it up with a new cuisine! A restaurant that specializes in Indian food, Qilla Restaurant serves up aromatic Indian dishes such as biryani, shawarma and even pani puri for those who want something new and no doubt, something flavorful.
Notable dishes they offer: Pani Puri, Chicken Biryani, Beef Masala, Hummus w/ bread, Aloo Gobi, Cheese Samosas, and Lassis
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SAJJ Building, 2nd floor Rimando Road, Aurora Hill Baguio City
Rewind Cafe takes you on a nostalgic trip to the old Baguio with its gallery that houses photos of the city from decades past. The items on the menu are a mix of Cordilleran delicacies and familiar Filipino and American recipes. It’s an affordable escape for those who want to learn more about the local culture but prefer to skip popular tourist spots.
Serving up affordable Thai and Filipino dishes, Happy Tummy is a Baguio restaurant that was once located in Ketchup: The Food Community but is now along Loakan Airport Road for families and huge groups to visit for their fix of Asian comfort food.
Notable dishes they offer: Crispy Tilapia in Tamarind Sauce, Sticky Rice with Mangoes, and Thai Milk Tea
A famous restaurant in Baguio that’s been featured by many, Balbacua is a restaurant where you can get a variety of regional Filipino dishes including their specialty, the Balbacua which is a soup specialty made with oxtail or beef skin that’s been cooked for at least six hours.
We get it, restaurants are vastly different from cafes. However, when it comes to discovering and mentioning unique food establishments in Baguio, we feel like these cafes deserve a mention.
Are you a millennial or feeling millennial and you want a hit of nostalgia? Then head on Generation Y, a cafe and restaurant that offers a variety of food and drinks named after 90s songs, games, and more. Take advantage of the lack of Wi-Fi to relive your childhood or to prove to the next generation why the 90s rules.
Notable dishes they offer: Asere-Pesto-Je, The Chixth Sense, Princess Ice-Sarahmble
Blooming ladies and gents, here’s a resto that’ll challenge your blooming, Instagrammable beauty. Introducing The Flower Cafe PH, a cafe that offers up international comfort food and Filipino dishes – some of which are garnished with edible flowers.
Notable dishes they offer: Panagbenga Salad, Aligue Pasta, Flower Pot Tea
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307 Ambuklao Road, Baguio City
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