5 Must-Visit Restaurants in Baguio
Have a food trip at these popular Baguio restaurants!
By Nigel Maranan
February 21, 2014
Known for the Panagbenga Festival and tourist attractions such as Picnic Grove and Burnham Park, Baguio City is also a great place for a food trip. Round up your friends and satisfy your food cravings in the heart of Baguio. Read on to find out which restaurants you should visit.
With its large servings, 50’s Diner is a great place to have lunch or dinner if you are traveling in a group or if you simply want to have a solo feast. The restaurant will have you feeling nostalgic with its ‘50s memorabilia, black and white tiles, and high bar stools. Try their burger steak meal, which is served with a side of veggies, two large burger patties, and a choice of steamed rice or fries.
Café by the Ruins
Experience a taste of culture when you dine at Café by the Ruins, whose interiors feature art pieces and sculpted wood. This restaurant is a must on your food-trip list if you want delicious dishes made from fresh Baguio produce. Don’t forget to try their sinigang with brown rice and tapa for your main course and strawberry shortcake for dessert.
Iggy’s Inn and Restaurant
Situated along South Drive in Baguio City, Iggy’s Inn and Restaurant offers delicious Filipino cuisine. The restaurant’s cozy ambiance gives you the feeling of dining in the comfort of your own home. Try the restaurant’s special Juan Dela Cruz salad, which is made of chopped mangoes, tomatoes, okra, and bitter gourd.
With its large windows that reach the ceiling , Chef’s Home makes you feel much closer to nature. Enjoy the scenery outdoors while savouring the taste of an Asian dish of your choice. One must-try at Chef’s Home is their crispy papaya salad, garnished with a special Asian sauce tossed with beans and herbs. Also try their signature roti with coffee sauce and banana bits, which is a treat for both kids and adults.
Café Sabel is located in an area overlooking a duck pond and the forests of Baguio. It’s the place to visit if you are craving for pasta. Try their spicy tuyo pasta, which is served with a slice of toasted bread. Other popular dishes are their pesto spaghetti, Hungarian sausage pasta, and carbonara. For dessert, try their volcano ice cream full of strawberries and chocolate lava.
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