Stepping through the entrance of Lilong and Lilang will give you a sense of being transported into an entirely different area. Located just outside the city of Vigan, you’re only a short tricycle ride away from their fresh food and relaxing surroundings. Try Hidden Garden Lilong and Lilang's native Ilocano dishes that will suit your palates and make you wanting for more!
You will most likely seen fields of green when you get to Banaue. Why not add to that by staying at Uyami’s Green View Lodge and Restaurant? GREEN ALL THE WAY. Green is the dominant color for Uyami’s Green View Lodge. Uyami’s Green View Lodge is one of Banaue’s pioneer lodges. It has been around for 30 years, with people praising it for the view of the rice terraces it offers. The origin for its name might be obvious (the rice terraces are often green, hence Green View) but what might not be obvious to most would be their logo. RELAXING. Wood and green blend together to […]
Banaue’s best restaurants and cafés are often found in lodges that are within or just a few minutes outside of town. Each homegrown restaurant offers something different that all travelers will appreciate. One of the most recommended and most popular of these homegrown restaurants is 7th Heaven’s Café. WELCOME TO 7TH HEAVEN. Beautifully carved wooden doors welcome you into 7th Heaven’s Café. 7th Heaven’s Café used to be Café Ad Banaue, once the hippest place in Banaue to have a cup of coffee, a meal, and a chat. The owner, Louie Ocden, named the restaurant after the TV series 7th Heaven’s, which talks about how a couple manages […]
Have a breathtaking view of the Rice Terraces while you dine. THE GRAND VIEW. A view of the Banaue Rice Terraces If you are the type of traveler who’s not so picky when it comes to food and accommodation, check out People’s Lodge and Restaurant in Banaue. Started as a childhood dream, People’s Lodge and Restaurant was managed by Esberta Terrado, who named it after a popular bakery in Baguio. It only served lunch food when it first started in 1980, but as soon as foreigners and locals have started visiting Banaue, the owner’s husband thought of putting up an accommodation where they can house tourists for lodging. Thus, People’s […]
Sanafe Lodge is your home away from home here in Banaue, Ifugao. IN AND OUT SANAFE. Sanafe has indoor and outdoor seats whichever the customer prefers No other place can make you feel at home and safe in this popular lodge in Banaue. The Sanafe Lodge and Restaurant, owned by Susan Paredes, has become a favorite accommodation for returning visitors because of its hospitable staff and lovely place. As you enter the place, you can’t help but feel at home—from their woody interiors and decorations that looks exactly like everyone’s home, up to the friendly staff who will happily assist you with whatever you need. All these things you […]
Tourism in Banaue never really took off until the 80’s and 90’s. Most of Banaue’s lodges and restaurants came to be during this time, one of which was Las Vegas Lodge and Restaurant. WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS. A favorite amongst expats who make their way to Banaue. Las Vegas Lodge and Restaurant is a favorite among foreigners and expats who travel to the town of Banaue, most notably with Israelis. It’s one of the few restaurants that gained popularity with foreign nationals thanks to its wide variety of dishes while still giving everyone a taste of what Filipino food can be. Las Vegas started off as a stand-alone […]
Open the door and be ready to find out what gastronomic offering they have at this tiny restaurant. CANTINO. Chalkboard art make the place more aesthetically-pleasing What first started as a small canteen for employees of the European Motors has buzzed the whole neighborhood and got them hooked in their sumptuous meals. Cantino, is just a simple restaurant found at Pasong Tamo where you can find a neat and fashionable dining area perfect for those on a budget workers just around the area. This secret spot is such a fine place to see when you just want a nice place to eat out during break. DINE IN. […]
Balaw Balaw is not your ordinary Filipino restaurant. EXTERIOR. Outside look of Balaw Balaw Filled with displays of art, Balaw Balaw seeks not to be just an ordinary restaurant, but rather a restaurant that welcomes people who love both great food and great art. As one of the most popular restaurants in Rizal, Balaw Balaw is definitely a part of Rizal’s historic culture, contributing to Angono where it is located being the “Art Capital of the Philippines.” FOOD PRODUCTS. Balaw Balaw also sells souvenirs and food products for business. Owned by the Vocalan family, Balaw Balaw has been around since 1983. What first started as their […]