If you’re up for a food trip, Maginhawa is the place to be! As one of the many gastronomical havens in Quezon City, this ever-lively street is filled with restaurants of variety cuisines! You’ve got mexican food spots, hearty ramen restos, karinderya-style grillery, and more.
And if you want a little peace and quiet, perhaps something to wake you up after a big meal, Maginhawa has cafes perfect for that vibe, too. A day’s meal isn’t complete without coffee, so if you’re heading to Magin, here are 8 cafes where you can just chill!
Chapter Coffee Roastery & Cafe Inc – 143 Maginhawa
Nothing beats a delicious cup of iced coffee to help ease the weekday and/or weekend blues! Hang out here at Chapter Coffee and experience their specialty coffee, brewed only with the freshest beans! They are open everyday from 9 am to 9 pm.
Wadough’s – 154 Maginhawa
Wadough’s is famous for creating witty minimalist cakes and mouth-watering pastries, but did you know that they also serve a decent cup of coffee? Try out their brews along with their desserts, savory dishes, and tea! They are open from 10:00 am – 11:00 pm.
SGD Coffee Bodega – 45 Maaalalahanin
For coffee that’s the real deal, try out SGD Coffee Bodega. It’s a cafe, warehouse, and coffee processing facility that celebrates coffee from Sagada, as well as other local farms. They host Coffee & Music Fridays, too!
Wide Eye Coffee – Kalayaan Ave
Wide Eye Coffee is a small coffee bar located inside of Built Cycles. If you’re looking to get your bike fixed, come here and have a cup of their coffee as you wait! They are open Tuesdays to Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm.
Gedli Coffee – 45 Matimtiman
Gedli Coffee, a fun play on the words “kapehan sa gilid“, is a quiant and charming cafe by the road. They have wooden benches by the sidewalk plus other goods up for grabs. Try out their cold bottled coffee as well as their pastries! They are open from 8 am to 12 pm; and 4 pm to 9 pm.
Tip: Bring your own cup!
Koppii Shak – Z Compound
Koppii Shak is a cute coffee nook inside Z Compound Food Park that’s offers coffee concoctions made from locally sourced beans. Their vibes invite you to relax, sip your coffee, and savor the beauty of nature, arts, and music.
Jess & Pat’s Cafe – 63 Maginhawa
Jess & Pat’s Cafe is home to many–artists, poets, musicians, and all kinds of creatives. This neighborhood cafe hosts numerous events featuring performances by indie artists as well as open mics. Their menu offers comfort food, and that includes good tasting coffee! They are open from Thursdays to Sundays, 2 pm to 10 pm.
Theo’s Kitchen + Cafe – 106 Maginhawa
Looking for a place to unwind? Theo’s Kitchen + Cafe offers a cozy space and a variety of food options. Aside from their coffee, they have smoothies and milktea, all for an affordable price! They are open from Mondays to Thursdays, 3 pm to 11 pm.