Satisfy your hunger for food and nature.
Nothing quite tops off a great meal or a good cup of joe better than a view does. A well-made meal can instantly lift the spirits but pair that with an amazing view? You might as well be in heaven.
Admittedly even the worst meals can turn into great ones. These 15 spots, however, not only give you picturesque views to take all in but also offer great food.
Giya, much like its name, which translates to “guide” is the same warm feeling you get “coming home” when visiting Cafe Giya. It is your home away from home—a place where you can unwind alone, or make special memories with loved ones combined with a breathtaking view and sumptuous food. Get your fix from coffee, breakfast, and brunch fares to cocktails and everything in between!
Typica Coffee has earned its spotlight as the shop that transformed from a sari-sari store to a Japanese-inspired cafe! It’s a neighborhood place that will lure you in with its warm lights, minimalistic setting, and indulgent coffee. They now have a Taytay branch with a Kodawari bar!
Kape Sina Una is a local mobile coffee shop that not only offers delicious cups of freshly brewed coffee but also a stunning view to go with it. They take pride in selling local coffee beans and grounds exclusively as a way to help promote the local coffee industry, as well as, to aid local farmers.
If you’re looking for a place that fits the bill of good food and good drinks, and offers a picturesque view, head on over to Playlist Cafe. They have a roof deck where you can get a view of the city as well as hearty food that won’t go over your budget.
One of Antipolo’s best-kept secrets, the Burrow Café is an underground restaurant adjacent to the creative space and nature reserve, Antipolo Beehouse. Aside from its rustic charm found in the elements of lush greenery in their café, Burrow Café provides a hearty all-day breakfast, indulgent lunch options, and decadent desserts.
Celebrate your love for art, nature, and food in one place here at ArtSector Gallery & Chimney Cafe. You get a view of the Laguna Lake, Sierra Madre Mountains, Pililla Windmill–perfect for your Instagram photos. Plus, you’ll be surrounded by mesmerizing artwork while eating your meal!
Yellow Bird is a garden-inspired cafe and restaurant that offers delicious breakfast food and coffee. Aside from their excellent blend of Western and Asian cuisines, they’re especially famous for their specialty brews made from real coffee beans. They even have their own La Marzocco espresso machine, a must in high-end specialty coffee shops.
Cafe Katerina is a humble cafe sitting on a hill that has the most jaw-dropping view of the lush trees, winding roads, and clouds. Just imagine greeting this grand view with a cup of coffee in hand.
Get that much-needed rest with Ahon Coffee! Their spot is perfect for bikers and for those who want to bring their pets with them for some quality time. They also offer sweet treats and pastries that go well with their brews.
This La Creperie is not your ordinary La Creperie. Located in Twin Lakes, you get to enjoy indulging in a mix of Filipino, American, Italian, and French fares while overlooking the Taal volcano.
Kuuma Kaakao has every item on a Filipino foodie’s Christmas wishlist: bibingka, puto bumbong, and hot chocolate! The bibingka also comes in different flavors such as ube, cheese, tablea, and leche flan.
Lula Cafe is Antipolo’s Burrow Cafe’s sibling counterpart residing in Tagaytay. Like Burrow, Lula Cafe has the same rustic charm amidst the lush greenery. Similarly, their menu consists of hearty all-day breakfast, indulgent lunch options, and decadent desserts. Vegan options are available too!
The best thing about Tagaytay is that you can enjoy your food with a view, and Lawa Cafe gives just that! Serving comforting cups of coffee alongside delicacies such as Ube Turon and Salted Egg Bibingka, you’ll definitely feel relaxed while taking in the scenes of nature!
Originally home to 7 kids, 2 dogs, and their Mama, 113 Wagner Cafe now opens its doors to the public as a place where you can dine, hang out, and celebrate any and every occasion. The rustic and cozy ambiance paired with the delicious comfort food and cool climate of Baguio makes this quaint cafe and restaurant the perfect spot for intimate moments.
Instagram-worthy smoothie bowls and wholesome and hearty meals like burgers, pad thai, and lasagna aren’t the only things you get at Shaka Cafe Siargao. While you’re recharging and fueling up at their store, you also get a breathtaking view of the shore.
Cover photo is from Cafe Giya