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5 Spots For A Quick Bite In Tagaytay

Jan 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM


Tagaytay is a prime weekend road trip destination for Manila folks, mainly because of its cool climate and closeness to the Metro. Various cafes and restaurants have popped up offering unique food experiences and ambience to attract tourists.

Join in on the experience and try out some of these foodie locations that accept VISA cards and other cashless payment formats!


Balay Dako

Tagaytay – Nasugbu Highway, Tagaytay

Open Monday-Friday (11:00 AM – 9:00 PM), Saturday and Sunday (7:00 AM – 9:00 PM)

Photo courtesy of Balay Dako

Chef Tony Boy Escalante’s newest venture, Balay Dako, serves native Tagaytay and Negrense dishes. The second floor of this three-storey building can seat up to 250 people, making it the perfect spot for large family reunions and group gatherings.

Must Try: Antonio’s Ice Cream. Their menu houses unique homemade flavors such as taho, langka, and pineapple coconut!

Leslie’s Restaurant


Aguinaldo Highway, Silang Crossing West, Tagaytay

Open Monday-Friday (6:00 AM-12:00 MN), Saturday and Sunday (6:00 AM-10:00 PM)

Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor


From its humble pasalubong stall beginnings, Leslie’s has grown into one of Tagaytay’s most sought after bulalohans.

Must Try: Leslie’s Original Bulalo. Served with fresh veggies and tender beef shanks, this Leslie’s special stays true to the sweet and salty classic bulalo taste. Plus, the soup is unlimited!


The Boutique Bed and Breakfast, 45 Aguinaldo Highway Silang Crossing East, Tagaytay

Open Monday-Sunday (9:00 AM – 9:30 PM)

Photo courtesy of Mr. Jeng via Food in the Bag

Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of their signature dishes or drinks, each infused with rich, locally sourced chocolate.

Must Try: Tablea House Blend. When served warm, this rich drink made with local tablea chocolate complements Tagaytay’s chilly weather.


Cafe Voi La

Crosswinds, Tagaytay City

Open Tuesday-Sunday (8:00 AM-9:00 PM)

                             Photo courtesy of Cafe Voi La via Facebook

This Asian Fusion restaurant serves dishes and desserts using a combination of exotic ingredients, imported from all over Southeast Asia, and locally grown ingredients.

Must Try: Black Sticky rice with Mango. This classic Thai dish uses locally sourced ingredients such as black sticky rice and fresh Philippine Mangoes.

 McDonald’s Tagaytay

Tagaytay Calamba Road, Tagaytay, Cavite

Open daily, 24 hours

                                 Photo courtesy of Coconuts Manila


Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Taal Lake while sipping your favorite McCafe drink. This branch now accepts payments made through PayMaya QR, making your dining experience easy and convenient.

Must Try: McDonald’s Classic Pancake Meal. Enjoy a serving of fresh and fluffy pancakes with a cup of coffee while watching the sunrise.


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