Have you been to Baguio? The summer capital of the Philippines still goes to the ever beautiful city of Baguio. Mostly because when the summer heat c
Have you been to Baguio? The summer capital of the Philippines still goes to the ever beautiful city of Baguio. Mostly because when the summer heat comes, the city’s cold weather is a haven to escape the heat.
If you’ve been to Baguio, you’ve probably been to the most visited tourist spots the city has. Like the Mines View Park, Camp Jhon Hay and Burnham Park to name a few, but have you ever tried Baguio’s famous food destinations?
Aside from SM Baguio’s food court and Good Taste Restaurant, we’ve scouted new food places you can go to. And yes, they’re instagrammable.
If you love Japanese cuisine, you should visit Chaya. They offer Japanese cuisine with a twist. Their interiors also matches the calm, serene ambience of a Japanese restaurant. The Matcha Ice Cream Tower is a must try.
72 Legarda Road, Baguio City
Opens at 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday to Sunday
2. Hungry Project
If you’re a meat eater, you’ll probably love this place. The hungry project offers peel-off-the-bone grilled baby back ribs, steaks and chicken. The best part is their awesome sauce!
363 Legarda Road, Baguio City
They are open 24 hours.
3. Blaqk bite street bistro
If you’re looking for something Mexican yet Italian, Blaqk is the place to go. They serve savory Seafood Arrabiata, Pizza Negra and activated Charcoal Burger. Woah!
But if you’re a big seafood lover, you should try their Seafood Bucket. It’s a variety of seafood that will surely tease your tastebuds for more. This bestseller is a sure winner.
BLAQK BITE STREET BISTRO
163 Lower Bonifacio Street, 2nd floor Perez Building, Baguio City
Opens at 8:00am to 11:00pm Monday to Sunday
4. La Casa Bianca Hotel Spa Cafe
If you’ve heard of the White Haunted Mansion along Leonard Wood Road, across the street is this romantic getaway. Despite their scary neighbor, the hotel offers you a relaxing ambience with a cafe that serves a fusion of western and local cuisine. They also have mini gazebos where you can dine.
If you’re burned out from the city, their beautifully designed rooms will leave you in awe. They also have a spa where you can relax and unwind.
LA CASA BIANCA HOTEL SPA CAFE
13 Leonard Wood Road, Baguio City
Opens at 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
5. G1 Lodge
A hotel recently established in Baguio, this cordillera inspired building will surely pique your interest. It’s a modern designed artistic hotel that’s near notable establishments that is convenient to travellers.
They also offer well plated dishes that shows luxurious and modern vibe. A must try is their interesting twist on a summer favorite, the fried halo-halo. The elements of halo-halo is all there, wrapped in a spring roll wrapper, fried and plated with a scoop of ice cream.
2 Leonard Wood Road, Baguio City
Opens at 9:00am to 11:00pm
6. La Parilla
If you’re sick of the usual fast food joint with a dancing mascot, try this garden restaurant located at Kisad Road.
Surrounded by plants, this beautiful garden cafe will surely relax you from your stressful day of shopping and touring. They serve western and local cuisines that you won’t see on a fast food joint. They also have an overlooking view of the city and bonfire at night.
68 Kisad Road, Baguio City
Opens at 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
If you’re looking for Filipino foods with a twist, try this artsy cafe located at Engineers Building. Walls spread with art and with a splash of pop-art design, you can take photos and tour the place while waiting for your food. At night, pin lights are scattered along the veranda.
45 North Drive St., Engrs. Bldg., Baguio City
Opens at 7:00am to 9:00pm
While Baguio has tons of pasalubong centers you can go to and pasalubong items, add to that this new unique shop that offers cute delicacies for pasalubong. They have a variety of sweets like chocolate, candies and gummies you can bring home to your kids and loved ones.
100 Lower General Luna Road, Baguio City
Opens at 9:00am to 7:00pm
9. Pet’s Bulaluhan
Serving 24 hours, this shop still has a line of customers outside, nonstop. Well maybe unless a storm is on the way, this bulaluhan will surely satisfy your craving of bulalo, sisig or ‘laman-loob’. Most of its customers are call-center agents, or those who work late because of its convenient opening time. Not to mention the cold weather of baguio makes the bulalo a stark contrast.
Gov., Pack Road, Baguio City
They are open 24 hours
10. Rose Cafe
This may not seem like the cafes we see in manila where they serve frappes and free wifi, but this one’s probably one to shock you.
It’s situated in a small town and looks like an ordinary eatery but mind you, there’s a long line of customers waiting outside to be able to eat here.
For 100 pesos, you can get their special “pansit” and “mami” which turns out to be their bestseller. With the cold weather of Baguio, their mami – will surely warm you up to get going to your next adventure.
Diego Silang Street, Baguio City
While Baguio is such a beautiful city, it is best to travel using public transport or by walking so you can discover hidden gems like these. This city has a lot of things to offer like excellent accommodations, adventure, culture and good food. Good food will always be remembered, so try these list of go-to eats in Baguio to add to your holiday stay.