Antonio’s Restaurant has been deemed as the best restaurant in the Philippines and one of the best in Asia. The Spanish colonial-style house reflects the high-class fine dining experience that built its reputation and has made many people come and return again. The chef and owner Antonio “Tonyboy” Escalante often comes out to personally greet the guests at their table, making them feel more welcome. – Lower Dining Area at Antonio‘s (set of a private event) – The menu is a mirror of the Filipino culinary heritage, Chef Antonio’s passion for fresh farm produce, and influences from diverse cuisines. For a first-time visit, Primer recommends the Seafood Sampler Trio (P1650). […]
The Pamana Restaurant is visibly a reflection of its great heritage. From its furnishings, its walls full of old pictures, and down right to their food, the place truly exudes a sense of home and legacy. – – Customers also often opt to dine at the third floor for the open space and fresh Tagaytay air. The skin of their Binagoongang Bagnet is crunchy and crackling at the same time. The meat portion is so tender and flavorful. – Binagoongang Bagnet (P370) – Binagoongang Bagnet is just one of the many delightful dishes you can try when you drop by Pamana in Tagaytay. Their menu offers both traditional and reinvented […]
Tucked away at the border of Tagaytay, this place that once used to be a simple home has become a one-of-a-kind restaurant. The main dining of Marcia Adams is a reminiscent of the ones in Tuscany, being surrounded by the lush flora, having antique furniture and rustic interiors, and of course, offering various home-cooked Mediterranean and European dishes. – Tuscany-inspired main dining – – A PHP700 minimum cover charge applies to each adult. A meal is comprised of a three courses and includes an appetizer and a dessert. Philippine Primer was able to try some of their most popular dishes and here are our recommendations. Start your meal with the […]
Want to taste original Hawaiian cuisine? Then, The Original Hawaiian Bar-B-Que is for you! Located along Aguinaldo Highway, this restaurant shares its space with The Boutique Bed and Breakfast Hotel. Unlike the usual, both its exteriors and interiors are white, clean and made of sleek lines – no colorful flowers, luaus and the like. However, their food is as Hawaiian as its gets…and very delicious, too! – – Try their Original Baby Back Ribs, an exquisitely seasoned rib meat that peels right of the bone, which would satisfy your eyes as much as your mouth for only PHP520. Their Wahaina’s Seafood Boullbaise (PHP490), fresh seafood in a thick clam chowder […]
Tagaytay is one of the best food spots in the Philippines. For one, it is home of one of the most famous Filipino comfort food, Bulalo. It is also home to the famous Bulalo Point Turo-turo Grill. Bulalo Point Turo-turo Grill is one of the many places where you can find this special local favorite. What makes it special, though, is that their Bulalo reigns supreme in terms of taste and in price. – Bulalo – Special Boneless Bangus – Bulalo (P330) is a stew of cattle shin meat of cattle and gelatin lipid simmering in broth for hours creating a delectable and rich flavor. It is best enjoyed with […]
Offering real Vietnamese food with plenty of fresh vegetables, Bawai’s is a homey restaurant that offers an extensive menu of authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Owned by the Tatoronhari family, this restaurant opened in Silang, Cavite in 2007. Bawai means grandmother in Vietnamese. The restaurant is designed to be homey and gives out the feeling of visiting your grandma’s house. Eighty percent of the ingredients are imported from Vietnam. All their vegetables are fresh from the organic farm. Recommended: ● Goi Thit Tom (P250) Green Salad ● Chao Tom (P260) appetizer ● Pho Bo (P235) for Bo ● Ca nuong Xa Ot (P380) main dish ● Pandan iced tea (P65)
Your Tagaytay trip is not complete without at least trying Amira’s Buco Tarts. It all started as a home-based baking business of owner Virginia Malipol, catering for retreats and seminars held in Tagaytay. Due to popular demand, they opened their own store. Now, they are considered the most popular pasalubong store in the city! You can choose from different tart flavors: the all-time favorite buco, mango cheese, blueberry cheese, cherry cheese, banana caramel, egg & fruit.
Ill Gallo Nero serves homemade pizza that uses plenty of bacon and cheese which are even ordered from Italy and baked in a stone oven. The pasta is also a must-try because it’s one of the favorites of the regulars in here. Moreover, the fresh air in Tagaytay even makes the Ill Gallo Nero’s food more delicious. Pipo, the owner of this restaurant, has been living in Tagaytay for 7 years. Together with his wife, he is also managing a farm in the Alphonse Hotel where you can also do horse-back riding.
Sonya’s Garden is a restaurant that is surrounded by flowers and other plants, which is inspired by the countryside of Europe where the owner of this restaurant grew up in. Sonya’s Garden offers a set menu (P610) that uses organic vegetables grown in the garden. Their salad actually looks like a bouquet because of its bright colors. *** 1. This is an example of their set menu: • Green Salad with arugula, dill, edible flowers, crispy beans, and parmesan cheese • Pasta with creamy mango sauce and dried tomatoes and chicken and bread • Banana roll with jackfruits and sweet potatoes served with mint leaves (for dessert) • Homemade chocolate […]
Antonio’s is one of the French restaurants tucked hidden in Tagaytay. It provides remarkably satisfying dishes in the Philippines. Antonio’s was originally a farmhouse before it was renovated to become a restaurant. Its interior emits a profound feeling and its dazzling terrace is surrounded with verdure; its pond, decorated with teeming flowers. Aside from its dream-like architecture, Antonio’s food is known for using organic vegetables, creating a one of a kind French menu. **** Suggestions: A special day with your family or friends Atmosphere: Peaceful ambiance, surrounded by greeneries Budget: P1,800 Course Menu: P1, 200- P1, 800 Recommended Menu: We recommend all of its main courses.