Tita Lettie’s Grill at Doña Jovita Garden Resort in Calamba, Laguna
Aside from the fascinating historical sights of the town of Calamba in Laguna, you’ll also find a well-founded restaurant that offers the best of Filipino cuisine.
Tita Lettie’s Grill
Opened in 1994, Tita Lettie’s Grill in Doña Jovita Garden Resort is a resto-bar for all families seeking for a traditional dining experience. It is named after the owner’s dearest mother who has a great fondness for Filipino food. Although the restaurant has been around for more than 20 years now, the influence of Western cooking on their dishes is kept. In fact, a new menu was developed upon the arrival of their new chef Noah Lucas.
The restaurant’s eclectic interior
With the restaurant’s restful and soothing ambiance, surely, everyone will savor every dish prepared on the table. Try Tita Lettie’s Bagnet Kare-Kare (Php 220) that instead of beef, they use deep-fried crispy pork belly that is similar to Filipino famous dish Lechon Kawali. The crispiness of bagnet definitely gives a satisfying crunch best paired with steamed rice.
Bagnet Kare-Kare (Php 220)
The Mixed Seafood Alfredo (Php 230) is a perfect comfort food to try at Tita Lettie’s as well. Looking as mouthwatering as it tastes, it is a pasta made with freshly cooked seafood like shrimp and mussel. You should also try Lettie’s Burger (Php 195) served with chips; the burger’s thick and meaty patty is flavorful enough to exceed your expectations.
Mixed Seafood Alfredo (Php 230)
Lettie’s Burger (Php 195)
End your meal with the Turon Ala Mode (Php 105), Filipinos’ favorite fried banana roll snack with a twist. It is topped with either Vanilla or Chocolate ice cream, drizzled with chocolate sauce. If you want to stay a bit longer, some beverages like coffee and beer are also offered.
Turon Ala Mode (Php 105)
Get to experience the alluring location by also staying in at Doña Jovita Garden Resort, their accommodation.
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Doña Jovita Garden and Resort
Certainly, Tita Lettie’s and Doña Jovita Garden Resort is your ideal getaway with great food and leisure.
Visit Tita Lettie’s at Doña Jovita Garden Resort at Km. 57 National Highway, Bagong Kalsada, Calamba City, Laguna. The restaurant is open every Monday to Friday and Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 6:00 a.m. to 12 m.n.
This first appeared in Philippine Primer Japanese Magazine’s October 2018 issue.