Brunch dates are the best!
Ah, brunch! The wonderful combination of breakfast and lunch—perfect for people who want to sit back, bide their time, and enjoy a hearty meal. What’s perfect about brunch is that you are not limited to just breakfast meals, you also get to drink alcohol and coffee at the same time!
Check out this list for the best brunch places in Tomas Morato!
Half Saints – Scout Esguerra
Half Saints takes dining to a whole new level! Their dishes are nothing short of exceptional–behold their stunning presentations and mind-blowing flavors that you won’t forget. This place is the best spot to indulge!
We recommend: Four Herb Salad, Saffron and Ikura Spaghetti, Flower Tartlets
Xi by Cafe Guilt – Scout Rallos
Xi by Cafe Guilt offers top-tier meals by taking classic comfort foods, craft cocktails, curated wines, and specialty coffee to the next level.
We recommend: Cacio de Uni Pasta, Salmon Teriyaki Bowl, and Stella Fish and Chips
Warm, comfy, and elegant–these are the vibes here in Tablo Kitchen X Cafe. Begin your day with their selection of delicious coffee then dive into their comfort food dishes. The best part is? They also have cocktails!
We recommend: Bacon Tomato Chowder, Hone Garlic B.F Chicken, Herb Butter Porkchop, Fresh Strawberry Nutella Tostada
Crepe Central – Scout Fernandez
Crepe Central serves up savory & sweet crepes in Tomas Morato. They are also popular for their All Day Breakfast menu, signature refreshments, cocktails, and coffee.
We recommend: Flemington, Alexandria, Mosman and Sans-Souci
Sourdough Cafe + Deli – Tomas Morato Ave.
Sourdough Cafe + Deli proudly serves artisanal pizzas and hand-rolled pasta, making their dishes extra special and flavorful! Their cafe and deli are available at 10 am while dine-in starts at 11 am
We recommend: Lemon Shrimp Pasta, Pastrami Baguette, and Basque Burnt Cheesecakes.
Kanto Freestyle Breakfast – Scout Fuentebella
Kanto Freestyle Breakfast is one of Kapitolyo’s most popular 24/7 breakfast diners. It is a modern and upgraded ‘carinderia’ that offers value-for-money 100-peso meals, which includes a build-your-own breakfast plate with all your favorite toppings.
We Recommend: Mixed Berry Pancakes, Eggs Benedict, New Zealand Tapa
Borro – Scout Borromeo
There’s nothing more that you could ask for at Borro Manila. It’s a new hidden gem located in Scout Borromeo (hence its name) and embodies everything there is that we love about the Scout area and its food scene. From their array of international comfort food, coffee, and cocktails, you’re sure to have a delicious feast that tastes just as good as it looks and at an affordable price!
We recommend: Boneless Fried Chicken, Seafood Marinara
If you’re looking for a peaceful spot in the bustling city, visiting Huguardo’s Cafe will feel like coming home. Apart from the cozy and home-y ambiance, they’re known for serving high-quality food at an affordable price.
We recommend: Beef Tapa Rice Bowl, Iced Spanish Latte, Iced Biscoffee
Start your day with mouth-watering breakfast dishes at Prologue! From gourmet sandwiches to rice bowls and crepes, there’s certainly a dish that you’ll surely love. For a better brunch experience, have a cup of freshly brewed coffee or a refreshing glass of cocktail.
We recommend: Three Egg Omelette, Matcha Souffle Pancake, Kimchi Rice
Dean and Deluca – Scout Rallous
From New York to the Philippines, Dean & Deluca offers freshly-baked bread and pastries, wine, milkshakes, rice meals, pasta, cakes, and coffee. Their marbled interiors with brightly lit warm lights accentuate their pastries and other offerings that add a certain calm to any brunch or breakfast meal.
We recommend: Yuzu Glazed Salmon, Spicy Tuna Pasta, Dean and Deluca House Salad
The Frazzled Cook – Scout Gandia
The Frazzled Cook is a quirky restaurant put together with the mission of serving good international comfort food in a cozy, homey ambiance.
We recommend: Herbed Chicken Salad, Sizzling Squid, Truffle Pasta, Seafood Paella
Alba Restaurante Espanol – Scout Lozano
Spanish cuisine, anyone? Alba Restaurante Espanol does it best! Their best-sellers are their selection of paellas, but their menu offers a wide variety of Spanish dishes that are perfect for sharing!
We recommend: Ensalada al Ajo Mojo, Espaguetis Bolognesa, Paella Negra
Romulo Cafe – Scout Lazcano
A tribute to the late Carlos P. Romulo, Romulo Cafe offers traditional Filipino comfort food from heirloom recipes. Romulo Cafe gives its diners a glimpse of Philippine history through its museum-style interiors.
We Recommend: Beef Salpicao, Chicken Inasal Sisig, Grilled Squid
Lola Cafe + Bar – Scout Lozano
Named after the mother of the Sanvictores family, Lola Victoria, this post-WWII era home is one of Quezon City’s most well-kept secret restaurants. Lola Cafe + Bar offers Filipino specialty cuisine by Chef John Mangibin. It serves reinvented Filipino dishes such as truffled lengua, wagyu salpicao, and more.
We recommend: Spanish Chorizo Gambas, Spicy Tinapa Pasta, Kimchi Kaldereta
UCC Vienna Coffee – Tomas Morato Plaza
UCC is a Japanese-inspired cafe that serves all-day breakfast dishes, lunch specialties, and a wide array of specialty coffee. They have a wide variety of desserts such as cakes, crepe cakes, waffles, parfaits, and so on.
We Recommend: Kori Hori, Sunrise Benedict, Steak Salipacao
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