Café Aquatica in Binondo: A Fish Lover’s Cafe Haven
There is so much to love about marine life—may it be the uniqueness of each marine creature or simply the joy about looking at them and discovering a whole new world.
Most of the time, it’s quite hard to enjoy the beauty of marine life as it often requires going out of town to experience it in the deep blue sea. However, Café Aquatica in Binondo takes this experience to a whole new level!
This unique establishment brings together the concept of a fish store and a cafe into one, which allows guests to watch colorful fishes while munchin on delicious meals.
For those looking for a quick bite, try their Aquatica Clubhouse (Php 365). The sandwiches are Café Aquatica’s take on your typical clubhouse sandwiches. Plus, this sandwich is served with crunchy chips on the side.
Aquatica Clubhouse (Php 365)
While the cafe is home to colorful fish, it’s also home to delicious eats. Sample their Aquatica Salpicao (Php 265), this dish features a classic tender and juicy beef salpicao. It makes for a really flavorful dish that’s ideal for any time of the day.
If you’re up for something different, you can try their Spaghetti Salpicao (Php 285). It’s worth noting that their salpicao is made from 100% Angus Beef!
Aquatica Salpicao (Php 265) and Spaghetti Salpicao (Php 285)
You might also want to sample their Cafe Latte (Php 120/Hot; Php 135/Cold). Adorned with beautifully designed latte art, this drink is the perfect companion to a slow afternoon while watching the many colorful creatures at the cafe.
Cafe Latte (Php 120/Hot; Php 135/Cold)
Enjoy a day of relaxation while admiring colorful aquarium fixtures and fishes at Café Aquatica!
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How to get here
- Café Aquatica is located along Noberto Ty St., in Binondo, Manila.
- By car: From EDSA, follow along the road then take the ramp to the EDSA Interchange then merge into Osmeña Highway. Make a left onto Quirino Ave., then make a right to Taft Ave., follow along Quintin Paredes Rd to Norberto Ty St., in Binondo. The restaurant is located near Binondo Church, Tasty Dumplings, and Lorenzo Ruiz Academy.
This first appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese and English magazine January 2020 issues.
Images grabbed from Café Aquatica’s official Facebook page and Instagram