The common points that you will notice when it comes to eating out in Baguio City are their huge servings and incredible affordability! Since this highly urbanized city is inside the salad bowl of the Philippines, Benguet, you will never run out of fresh vegetables on every plate. If you’re asking where to eat in Baguio, then here are 10 places where you can have a gastronomic journey in the summer capital of the Philippines. This list of restaurants in Baguio are arranged in random order.
Travel tip: The easiest mode of transportation going around Baguio City is through a taxi/cab. If you opt for a cheaper alternative, we will also show directions on how to visit these restaurants via jeep.
Canto Baguio – Bogchi Joint
Canto has been shifting locations in the past year, and I first tried their cuisine in Ketchup Community near Wright Park. Today, they are now located in Kisad Road near Burnham Park with a more spacious and newly designed restaurant. Wherever they go, the crowd always follow them for their tasty recipes and enormous serving.
If you’re going to visit Canto, we recommend their lomo ribs, a bestseller in town. It’s pork ribs are grilled to perfection and bathed with flavorful barbecue sauce, partnered with vegetable salad and mashed potato.
Canto Bogchi Joint is located at 25 Kisad Road, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, 2602 and they are open every Mondays to Thursdays – 10AM to 9PM, and Fridays to Sundays – 10AM to 10PM.
Good Taste Baguio Restaurant
The first time I tried this place was in 2017, and their menu prices are shockingly cheap. Good Taste Restaurant is perfect for family gatherings and big groups. It’s also open 24/7, so whenever you arrived at Baguio late and famished, this restaurant is always ready to serve you.
We ordered their sinigang baboy (tamarind based soup with pork meat and vegetables) and buttered chicken for 5-6 persons, and we only pay less than PHP 500! When it comes to affordability, Good Taste Restaurant is king!
Good Taste Restaurant is located at Carino St., Corner Otek St., Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, and they are open for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Just a few blocks from La Trinidad, Strawberry Farm is the Calajo Restaurant. This restaurant is popular in La Trinidad, and it’s ran by Danny and Eunice Wong. It started as a small eatery in the 1980s and grown into a restaurant known for its delicious Filipino dishes and Cordilleran cuisine.
We recommend their saucy chopseuy and chicken pinikpikan, a native Cordilleran dish made of bruised chicken and vegetables. Try visiting this restaurant after your short tour in the luscious strawberry farms.
Calajo Restaurant is located at Km4, Halsema Highway, La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines, and they are open everyday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
How to go to Calajo Restaurant via Jeep? Go to La Trinidad Jeepney Station located in front of Baguio City Hall. Ride a jeep bound to La Trinidad and alight in Calajo Restaurant. Fare is PHP 9.00. The restaurant is located a few meters away from the popular La Trinidad Strawberry Farm.
After letting your eyes awash with beautiful paintings and artworks in BenCab Museum, it’s time to treat yourself with a fresh and organic dish in Cafe Sabel. This food place is located at the ground floor of the popular museum, with a bonus view of their enchanting garden. Cafe Sabel’s relaxing atmosphere will make you enjoy good food while indulging with the beauty of nature.
It is nice to know that the ingredients in every meal came from their own farm; freshly produced and picked on the same day; for quality and optimal flavor. We recommend BenCab’s Chicken Paprika and Farm Fresh Green Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette. The strawberry vinaigrette produces a flavorful explosion in an ordinary salad; giving it a special twist.
Cafe Sabel is located at the ground level of BenCab Museum, Km 6, Asin Road, Tuba, Benguet, Philippines, and they are open every Tuesday to Sunday from 9AM to 6PM only.
How to go to Cafe Sabel via Jeep? Go to the jeepney terminal in Kayang Street (near Baguio City Hall) and take a jeep bound to Asin Road in Tuba, Benguet. Inform the driver that you will alight in BenCab Museum; the cafe is located at the ground floor of the museum. Fare is PHP 9.00
Glenn’s 50s Diner Baguio
If you want to go back in time, then let’s travel to the 50s and enjoy American cuisine with a touch of Filipino at Glenn’s 50s Diner. Located along Military Cutoff Road, this food place is a crowd’s favorite. With large servings and affordable price, who will hate this playful diner?
We always eat in this place everytime we go to Baguio, and our all time favorite dish is their Gangsta-gangsta – a plate loaded with pork chop, fried chicken, spring rolls, vegetables, and rice topped with fried egg. Yes it’s a mouthful, but this gargantuan only costs PHP 170!
Glenn’s 50s Diner can be found at 166 Military Cutoff Road, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines, and they are open every 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM.
Baguio Craft Brewery
Your Baguio trip will never be complete without tasting the best crafted beers in the city. Looking for a good place to chill at night, then go to Baguio Craft Brewery. Upon entering the place, you will immediately noticed their uniquely designed beer taps at the centerpiece. Each faucet contains different crafted beers with a touch of both local and international flavors. You can also ask for a free taste before ordering your desired drink.
I would recommend their fruit beers which has the right combination of sweet and bitter taste. If you want to go “ale the way”, then go for the triple hopped beer.
Baguio Craft Brewery is located at 4 Ben Palispis Hwy, KM 4, Baguio City, and they are open everyday from 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
Tea House Restaurant and Bakeshop
Located along Session Road of Baguio City, Tea House Restaurant and Bakeshop is known for its baked products which served thousands of local customers for many years. It is said that every kid in Baguio had at least one birthday cake from Tea House Restaurant. Aside from baked goodies, they also offer the usual mix of Filipino and Chinese cuisine such as chopseuy (mixed vegetables with pork, chicken or seafoods) and pancit (noodle dish).
Similar to the other restaurants in the city, their servings are always huge and the prices are really affordable. We recommend their pancit canton-bihon, and chicken with vegetables.
Tea House Restaurant and Bakeshop is located along Session Road in Baguio City, and they are open everyday from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Arca’s Yard Cafe
Travelers will surely love the cozy atmosphere of Arca’s Yard, ideal for the quiet time everyone is wishing for. Located along Ambuklao road in Baguio City, Arca’s Yard has a wide variety of meals on their menu; ranging from pastas, rice meals, breads, pies, salads, and hot and cold beverages. Aside from their different food choices, travelers will surely love its relaxing environment.
We went here only for a quick break, and we ordered their best-selling Arca’s Cloud Tea, and hot chocolate.
Arca’s Yard Cafe is located at 777 Tiptop City Limit, Ambuklao Road, Baguio City, Philippines, 2600, and they are open everyday from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
How to go to Arca’s Yard via Jeep? Go to Dangwa Terminal (near the public market, behind Baguio Central Mall) and take a jeepney ride heading to Tiptop. Drop off will be at Arca’s Yard directly.
Cafe in the Sky
There’s nothing really special about the meals offered in Cafe in the Sky. What’s unique in this cafe is the experience itself of enjoying a cup of hot beverage while viewing the panorama of Baguio City at 6,500 feet.
Cafe in the Sky is seated on top of Mt. Cabuyao along Sto. Tomas Road. Its high altitude location made this food place a tourist attraction. Although this place is difficult to visit due to governmental restrictions around this place, it is still a worthy place to visit. Cafe in the Sky serves mostly Filipino dish, and the price is a bit pricey since only a few people can visit this place.
Cafe in the Sky is located at Sto. Tomas-Mt. Cabuyo Road, Tuba, Baguio, Philippines, 2603, and they are open everyday from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Available contact number is 0906-037-6002. You can also check their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/cafeinthesky.radar/
Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant
If you’re looking for a unique Cordilleran experience, then Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant is the perfect place to go. Just beside the Tam-Awan Village, this food place is home for delicious and affordable native Igorot cuisine. The restaurant itself looks like a nipa hut similar to common houses across different tribes in the mountains of Cordillera.
Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant offers large servings of pure Cordilleran goodness, like smoked beef, pork, and chicken, at an affordable price. Each meal is partnered with generous amount of vegetables; you will never fall short of various greens in every dish.
Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant is located at Long Long, Benguet Rd, Awan Village, Baguio, Benguet, Philippines, 2601, and opens everyday from 9AM to 8PM (Sundays: 9AM to 3PM). For inquiries, you can contact them at +63 74 428 1253.
How to go to farmer’s Daughter Restaurant via Jeep? Go to the Jeepney Terminal in Kayang Street and take a jeep bound to Long Long or Tam-awan. Inform the driver that you will alight in Tam-awan Village. Fare is PHP 9.00
There are a lot of places to eat in Baguio. Their servings are huge, and the prices are really affordable. It is a perfect haven especially for the health conscious who preferred fresh and green leafy vegetables. Having a food trip in this city on a mount will surely give you a happy tummy in the end. Tara! Let’s travel and taste Baguio City!
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