WHERE TO EAT: Restaurants in Baguio City (PART 1)

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Baguio City is a top tourist destination in the Philippines because of its all year-round cool and temperate weather. Its accessibility from Metro Manila, makes it a favorite among local and foreign tourists seeking for a quick getaway. Aside from Baguio's endless tourist spots and attractions, it is also a foodies' haven, with its numerous restaurants, cafes and dining places offering wide array of food options featuring the city's freshest produce of fruits and vegetables that will surely stimulate your taste buds. So if you're looking for good places to dine, where to eat and what to eat, check out this list of restaurants in Baguio that I have personally tried.

Where to Eat: Hill Station at Casa Vallejo

My Review: Hill Station is one of Baguio City's most regarded restaurant. It is located at the ground floor of Casa Vallejo, a century-old building restored a few years back as a bed and breakfast hotel. Their dishes are all new to me and left a lasting memory on my taste buds. They might be a bit pricey, but I must say, you'll certainly get what your money is worth.

What to Eat (Must-try!): Caesar Salad with Shredded Duck Confit, Moroccan Spiced Baby Back Ribs, Crispy Duck Flakes, Ice Cream Palette

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Luneta Hill, Upper Session Road,
Baguio City, Philippines (across SM City Baguio)
Operating Hours: Monday - Sunday, 7:00 AM-11:00 PM
Telephone Number: (+63-74) 424-2734 / (+63-74) 423 9100 / (+63-74) 423 9558 / (+63-02) 664 4850
Facebook: Hill Station
Website: www.hillstationbaguio.com

Where to Eat: Zola Resto Cafe

My Review: A Bar and Restaurant that specializes on a wide array of food choices. Zola is much like a fusion of a restaurant, cafe, and bar! Zola Resto Cafe is definitely of og the must-visit restaurants in Baguio City. Whether it's for breakfast, lunch, snacks or dinner, you'll certainly have a great dining experience at Zola. Awesome service, lovely ambiance and good food!

What to Eat (Must-try!): Filipino Breakfast, Taal Rice, Cream Dory With Ratatouille, Chunky Chili Chicken, Buffalo Chiken Pizza, Mango Tango

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Patria De Baguio Building, Session Road, Baguio City,
Philippines (near Baguio Cathedral)
Contact Number: (074) 446-5610
Facebook: ZOLA Resto / Cafe

Where to Eat: Choco-Late de Batirol

My Review: Choco-late de Batirol is a Filipino Cafe specializing in "tsokolate" drink made from local cacao beans. Don't miss the place while you're in Baguio. I highly recommend this place to all those who like to have a delightful meal while enjoying the cozy and relaxing ambiance of nature. We certainly enjoyed our breakfast, feasting on these treats while catching-up on each others' lives. Chocolate de Batirol is certainly one of the restaurants in Baguio worth visiting with family and friends.

What to Eat (Must-try!): Traditional-blend Chocolate de Batirol, Bibingka

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Igorot Garden, Camp John Hay, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines
Store Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact numbers: 0916-375-6510 / 0915-933-3474 / 0927-348-9276
Website: www.chocolatedebatirol.com
Facebook Account: chocolate de batirol
Twitter Account: @ChocoDeBatirol

Where to Eat: Le Chef at The Manor

My Review: An all-day dining restaurant at The Manor inside Camp John Hay. The restaurant, hailed as one of the best fine-dining restaurants in Baguio is known to offer appetizing Filipino and international cuisines. The quality of their food, cozy ambiance and impeccable service are definitely commendable. Don't miss dining here when visiting Baguio City!

What to Eat (Must-try!): Manor Club Sandwich, Penne alla Bolognese, Mud Pie Bars

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Loakan Road, Camp John Hay, Baguio City Philippines 2600
Operating Hours: Open daily from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Telephone: (+6374) 424-0931 local 1058
Facebook: Le Chef at the Manor
Website: www.campjohnhay.ph

Where to Eat: Zenz Bar and Restaurant at Mines View Park Hotel

My Review: The restaurant offers Asian, Western Cuisine and continental entrées using Baguio's fresh farm produce such as crisp vegetables and freshly-picked fruits. I love how they altered Filipino favorites with by adding one of Baguio's well-known products, the strawberries. This should be on your list of best restaurants in Baguio City.

What to Eat (Must-try!): Chicken Pork Adobo with strawberries, Strawberry Sinigang and Bibingcrepes

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: 1 Apostol St. corner Outlook Drive, Mines View Park, Baguio City, Philippines
Operating Hours: 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily
Contact numbers: (6374) 424-1088 / (+63) 922-888-6392 / (+63) 917-593-1316
Website: www.minesviewparkhotel.com

Where to Eat: Te Quiero Tapas Bar & Restaurant

My Review: Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant is the in-house restaurant of Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham in Baguio City. A Spanish-inspired restaurant that serves a wide variety of appetizers, snacks and Spanish cuisines in light servings. The restaurant's ambiance is so lovely and comfortable. Tables were well-organized and the buffet spread is at the center. I love the airy dining experience as we were seated next to a huge window overlooking the city with a very nice view of pine trees.

What to Eat (Must-try!): Arroz Ala Valenciana, Beef Short Ribs in Aujus, Chili Cheese Sticks

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Microtel Inns and Suites,
Upper Session Road, Baguio City,
Philippines (Beside Victory Liner Bus Terminal)
Contact Number: (074) 619-3333

Where to Eat: Turf Lounge and Bar

My Review: "Your space, my space, our space", that's the concept of Turf Lounge and Bar in Baguio City. Located along Laubach Road, it is one of the newest "chill places" in the city. Lovely interiors, good food and nice music, Turf Lounge and Bar is a definitely a must-visit when looking for place to chill and hangout in Baguio City. Just look for your "Turf", enjoy and have fun!

What to Eat / Drink (Must-try!): Spicy Pork in Coconut Cream, Ensalada Fiesta, Floats

★ For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Laubach Road, Baguio City
Philippines 2600 (Walking distance from Burnham Park)
Telephone: (+6374) 446-5610
Facebook: www.facebook.com/turfloungebaguio074

Where to Eat: Purple Lounge

My Review: Good food, great crowd and lively party music! I couldn't ask for more! We had so much fun partying at Purple Lounge! Certainly it's an awesome place in Baguio City to enjoy partying with your friends or meeting new people.

What to Eat (Must-try!): Bacon Wraps, Spicy Chicken Wings

★For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Upper Session Road Extension, Baguio City,
Philippines (5 minute-walk from Victory Liner Bus Terminal)
Contact Number: ((074) 446-5610

Where to Eat: Good Taste Cafe & Restaurant

My Review: A little secret known to most locals of Baguio and surrounding areas. It is a spacious 24-hr restaurant serving mostly Filipino-Chinese dishes in traditional Baguio-style. This is the place to be if you're looking for a restaurant in Baguio with good food, big servings and at an affordable price.

What to Eat (Must-try!): Buttered Chicken, Good Taste Fried Rice

Location: Legarda Road, Baguio City (in between Burnham Park and Legarda road)
Contact Number: (+63 74) 444-2201

Where to Eat: Ketchup Food Community

My Review: It features 5 start-up restaurants in Baguio that make up a "food community" of dining places in one area. The good thing about this place is you can order from any of the restaurant and stay in another restaurant and they will deliver the food there. This is perfect for those who want to try a plateful of everything in one seating. I love the simple outdoor dining, great ambiance, distinctive architecture and of course, the good food!

What to Eat (Must-try!): Rancho Norte's Tapang Kabayo and Pinakbet with Bagnet, Happy Tummy's Tilapia in Tamarind Sauce and Canto's lomo ribs

★For more photos, complete review and how to get there, click HERE.

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Romulo Drive, Barangay Lualhati (Near Wright Park),
Baguio City, Philippines 2600
Store Hours: Mon - Sun: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Restaurants: Canto, Happy Tummy, Rumah Sate, Green Pepper and Rancho Norte
Facebook: Ketchup: The Food Community

Where to Eat: Cafe Sabel at Bencab Museum

My Review: Cafe Sabel is Bencab Museum's quaint little restaurant at the lowest level of the museum. The restaurant offers a homey ambiance with its fun, colorful interiors and a stunning view of the garden. Food is also good using fresh vegetables.

What to Eat (Must-try!): BenCab's Chicken Paprika, BenCab’s Brew (signature coffee blend)

WHERE TO EAT Restaurants in Baguio City

Location: Km. 6 Asin Road, Tadiangan, Tuba, Benguet, Philippines
Store Hours: 9:00am to 6:00pm daily (except Mondays, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day)
Contact Numbers: (+63 74) 442-7165 | (+63 920) 530-1954
Website: www.bencabmuseum.org

There are still a lot of awesome dining places in Baguio City. Watch out for Part 2 of this post. Happy eating!



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Jherson Jaya said...

We were able to eat at Hill Station. Ganda ng ambiance. Pang mayaman pero affordable.. lol

Ramil Delos Reyes said...

Malapit na madagdagan to hehe

Jonathan Orbuda said...

mukang masarap ata jan

Anonymous said...

Sa Good Taste superb ang food! Babalikan ko yan pag pnta ulit Baguio.

misstess said...

Me and a friend went to Ketchup and we tried crispy sisig and pakbet w/ bagnet. Big servings at affordable prices. We thought one cup of rice is enough but we asked for another cup!!!

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