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    Starbucks Tagaytay City: A Starbucks with A View

    by machomikemd Updated Aug 29, 2014

    Unless you are living under a rock for ages, Everyone Knows Starbucks and that they have more than 15,000 branches across the world and with more than 150 branches in the Philippines. Do I need a thorough Introduction?

    What makes this starbucks branch very special among the 3 starbucks outlets in Tagaytay City is that this Outlet comes with a panoramic view of the smallest volcano of the world in the Tagaytay Ridge and the taal volcano in Batangas Province as this is located near the cliffs. So it can really be crowded at this starbucks outlets starting at 10:00 am up to closing time of 12:00 am

    opens: 6:00 am to 12:00 am everyday

    Favorite Dish: unfortunately, starbucks philippines don't have my favorite Shaken Iced Tea Lemonade so What I order here if available is the Asian Dolce Latte at 170 pesos an order, the Iced Latte Venti at 145 pesos an order, the rasberry iced tea venti at 140 pesos an order and a cheesecake at 130 pesos a slice.

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    Cafe Platito ATBP: quaint cafe at the Cliffhouse Tagaytay Complex

    by machomikemd Updated Aug 29, 2014

    a quaint cafe among the dining options in the chic cliffhouse tagaytay complex. The Cafe offers an assortment of local favorites but the menu is mostly international, offering typical american beef burgers and fries, brazilian steaks, assorted international sausages, white cobble fish fillet, assorted sandwiches and even cocktails. They have a rather small restaurant inside but you can dine al fresco outside as they have tables and chairs their too.

    Hours

    Tue - Thu: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
    Fri: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
    Sat: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Sun: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    mondays: closed

    Favorite Dish: the brazilian rib eye steak of which 10 ounces cost 450 pesos an order, the pink lemonade at 120 pesos an order, american beef burger with fries at 290 pesos an order, Iberian Chicken at 260 pesos an order and a lot more.

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    Lobby Lounge at Taal Vista: fun place to Relax

    by machomikemd Updated Aug 29, 2014

    a nice place to just lounge around and relax and have a light snack or meal and hace a cocktail. The lobby lounge is located just before the entrance to the Cafe on The Ridge and they offer various sumptious ala carte meals and bar chows and a long list of cocktails, international beers, liqours and wine.

    opens: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm weekdays
    6:00 am to 12:00 am weekends

    according to their website:

    The remarkable Tudor style architecture as well as the iconic fireplace and floor to ceiling windows of the Lobby Lounge provide the perfect setting for guests to enjoy our house-blended cocktails and fine selection of wines. Lobby Lounge is open from 6:00am to 10:00pm Sunday to Thursday, and 6:00am to 12:00mn on Fridays and Saturdays.

    On weekends, we offer a variety of modern of Filipino cuisine, which can be enjoyed while watching our famous cultural presentations

    Favorite Dish: the chicharon bulaklak (deep fried pork pancreas) which cost 290 pesos an order, the chicken satay at 320 pesos an order, international beers cost 240 pesos or more, cocktails such as long island iced tea or mai tai or cosmopolitan from 240 pesos and above. sizzling sisig at 320 pesos an order.

    lobby lounge long island iced tea chicken satay chicharon bulaklak off to my hotel room
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    Cafe At The Ridge: Main Resto of Taal Vista

    by machomikemd Updated Aug 29, 2014

    serving international buffett and ala carte dishes.

    This is the main dining area of the Taal Vista hotel and where the hotel guests eat their complimentary buffet breakfast from 7:00 am to 10:00 am everyday. They have separate transparent open kitchens where you can see the various dishes prepared and they have a noodle and soup station, bread and sweets section, dessert section, main dining section, drinks and coffee section. lunch buffets cost 988 pesos and dinner buffetts at 888 pesos per person.

    opens: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday

    Favorite Dish: the various international assortment of dishes

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    Alfonso's Diner: Main Dining Area of Royale Tagaytay Estates

    by machomikemd Updated Aug 29, 2014

    This is the Main Dining Area of the Royale Tagaytay Estates and Country Club, and you must either be a member or a guest of a member to be able to enter and dine at the Country Club(and As usual, I have a friend who is a member of this country club). Alfonso's Diner Serves various Local and International Favorites from filipino, Italian, Mexican, American, japanese ,chinese, Thai and a lot more. They serve ala carte meals from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday and they also have lunch buffets during weekends and holidays and the lunch buffet is less than 500 pesos and it includes the drinks and desserts too!

    according to their website:

    Experience dining at its best in our Alfonso Dining Area, wherein you can take pleasure in the delectable taste of our lunch buffet every weekend and holidays all year round while enjoying the fresh air of the Tagaytay breeze. Our Alfonso Dining can also be a venue for your memorable occassions like wedding receptions, birthday parties, and even ballroom dancing. We also server Ala Carte on weekdays, weekends and holidays

    Favorite Dish: ala carte meals here like crispy pata order at 430 pesos an order, calamares at 250 pesos an order, local t-bone steak at 380 pesos an order, lasagna at 250 pesos an order and a lot more.

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    Leslie's: Local Filipino Restaurant Chain

    by machomikemd Written Jul 31, 2014

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    Leslie's is a local Provincial Chain of Restaurants that started in Cavite Province and expanded to nearby Laguna and Batangas Provinces, it has 3 branches in Tagaytay City and the newest one is located along the Dining Strip of The Tagaytay Sky Ranch. It offers regional Southern Tagalog Cuisine and national Filipino Dishes and is easily the most packed in the dining strip at there are waiting times for customers as the restaurant gets full during lunch and dinner times.

    opens: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday

    Favorite Dish: they have a large menu of regional southern tagalog and national dishes like the sizzling bulalo steak (beef shanks) at 560 pesos an order, assorted grilled meats and seafood plate on a banana leaf at 850 pesos an order, Crispy Pata (deep fried pig knuckles) at 480 pesos and a lot more.

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    Café on the Ridge at the Taal Vista Hotel: Great food, ambiance and cultural show

    by nixca316 Written Nov 6, 2013



    Cafe on the Ridge is one of my favorite buffet(and a la carte) places in the whole of Luzon. The fresh vegetables and fruits, the entrees, the desserts, the theme of the season, the musicians(and singers), the cultural show and the service is superb.

    Per Person:

    Breakfast Buffet (Daily) PhP699.00++
    Weekday Lunch Buffet (Monday to Friday) PhP788.00++
    Weekday Dinner Buffet (Friday) PhP888.00++
    Saturday Lunch Buffet (With Heritage Cuisine) PhP988.00++
    Saturday Dinner Buffet PhP888.00++
    Sunday Lunch Buffet (With Heritage Cuisine) PhP988.00++

    They are open daily from 6:00am to 10:00pm.

    The coffee is great too!

    After eating your meal you can go out of the restaurant and enjoy the view of Taal volcano and feel the breeze.

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    RSM Lutong Bahay Restaurant: Tagaytay Specialties

    by danyelspips Written Mar 13, 2013

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    The restaurant is within the view of the "Taal Volcano."
    The place is so local with all the wooden chairs, tables and everything. The serenity of the place is what I appreciated most. No modern touch.

    From the name of the Restaurant "Lutong-Bahay" or Home-cooked foods, all the foods served here are freshly cooked.

    Favorite Dish: My favorite dish is the "Bulalo"- which is so famous in Tagaytay.

    I also like the Sinangag with Tapa because the beef meat is so tender.

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    Pamana: True legacy of great food and more

    by nixca316 Written Oct 9, 2012

    I have been seeing this restaurants during road trips to Tagaytay and Batangas, but I thought it was "just a museum", without food or drink, until I saw it on Travel Time's episode:LOOKING BEYOND THE RIDGE, which was aired a year before my brother crossed over (May 21, 2011).

    Read this article written by Ricky Lo called "Pamana: A Restaurant with a family history"to learn more about the restaurant.





    I love the feeling I had when I first entered the place. It had a mini store filled with different goodies, including stuff that Ms. Happy Ongpauco concocted.

    Pamana means inheritance or legacy and going around the place you would feel and see that the heirs are taking care of the name they inherited from their ancestors.

    When you are there, it is like you are entering their home and you feel welcome there.

    There are lots of pictures of the matriachs and patriachs plus their descendants.

    The building looks a bit intimidating, but that's not the message they send once you are in.

    The service is great too.

    Favorite Dish:

    SINUGLAW This is like a sour surf and turf dish. It's a dish made of chopped, mixed pieces of grilled (sinugba=Cebuano for grilled) meat and ceviche (kinilaw is the Cebuano term) Sinug-law

    ALIGUE RICE made of salted fat...yes, fat...of a crab, rice and other ingredients. It's very, very yummy!

    KARE-KARE! I love Kare-kare and if your Kare-kare is "honored" by my taste buds, then you'll be an unforgettable and highly recommended restaurant.

    FILIPINO BANANA SPLIT (not sure if this is the exact combination because we shared it, but there was ube or purple yam/taro, chocnut, and mantecado---some kind of buttery Vanilla flavor with anise or nutmeg...or was it mango or cheese? Oh well, we all enjoyed it)

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    Yellow Cab Pizza: The Global Local Pizza

    by nixca316 Written Oct 9, 2012

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    Slowly, this global quality local pizza, is conquering the whole country, and little by little, the world.

    I love this particular branch that is shared with "her brother", ARMY NAVY (Burritos, burgers, etc.), because of the awesome view of Taal Volcano.

    It's practically self-service, but the staff still serve us very well, most especially when my dear autistic-savant brother, RJ, was still alive.

    You have a choice whether to dine in or al fresco, but of course, if the weather is great, the perfect choice is al fresco.

    Favorite Dish:

    Among their wonderfully made pizzas, my favorite is the DEAR DARLA. (click it so that you would learn how to eat it) and it's perfect with SOLA Raspberry tea.

    Their ice creams are good too!

    Dear Darla Pizza <3 <3 <3 Al Fresco Dining Taal Volcano
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    Leslie's Tagaytay: Good food and great view of Taal Volcano

    by nixca316 Written Oct 9, 2012

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    Not everybody enjoys their Leslie's Tagaytay experience, although most of us do. The place is seldom empty, so maybe, just maybe, some of the diners feel that they are not served well. I, more often than not, give at least one more chance before I decide to be loyal or never ever to return again, not unless something "monumental" happens.

    We are very fortunate to have wonderful experiences in Leslie's. The food tastes just right and we are served with smiles on their faces.

    True, there were minor mishaps, but could be overlooked.

    If you love to observe other diners, you will see that they are happy talking about life, love, and whatever else under the sun, while they are enjoying their food.

    We loved the old look of Leslie's, but a little before Easter, they huts overlooking Taal Volcano, were given make-overs.

    Families usually love to stay in the huts, especially those with little children, so that they can freely play while they dine as they are looking after them(May I suggest that at least one grownup should look after them?)




    Hours

    M, T, W, Th, F, Sa, Su: 6:00am - 12:00mn

    Cash and major credit cards are accepted

    Favorite Dish:
    Bulalo This hot soup is one of the best loved in the country, especially those who love beef. Some of the best Boo-lah-loh soups are found in the Tagaytay area and thankfully, Leslie's in one of them. If you are adventurous enough, the marrow that is tapped out of the bone is very, very delcious with hot rice.

    Ingredients

    1 kilo Beef shank with bone marrow intact
    water
    1 big Onion, sliced
    3 stalks leeks, sliced
    1 package dried banana blossoms
    2 pieces sliced tofu/beancurd
    Optional Fish Sauce to taste
    Freshly ground black pepper to taste

    Directions

    1. Place Beef shank in water to cover and bring to a boil. Boil for 10 minutes then remove shank and discard water.

    2. Boil the shank again in 8 cups water until the stock is flavored and [the water] reduced to half the amount.

    3. Add the onions, leeks and banana blossoms.

    4. Season to taste with sauce and pepper, then add the beancurd.

    5. Serve hot.

    (From Wiki Recipes)

    Sweet and Sour Lapu lapu(Garoupa) This is my dad's favorite, since he rarely eats meat and he watches his diet. He requests the kitchen not to make it too salty and without msg...they follow his "orders". The dish served is still very, very delicious.

    Kare-kare I just love Kare-Kare...I love the sauce...the most famous kare-kare is made of oxtail or beef.



    THE MAP

    Leslie's version of BULALO I don't know if you can that it is jampacked!
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    Robinsons Mall: choice of restaurants

    by davidjo Written Sep 10, 2012

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    We ate a t two of the restaurants at Robinson's Mall, located 3 kms west of the rotunda. There are 7 or 8 restaurants there, most have outside seating. meals are from 100- 300 pesos, and if you are lucky you will find a bucket of beer on offer.

    3 bottles 105 pesos

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    COLETTE'S: BUKO PIE

    by davidjo Written Sep 10, 2012

    You will see several Colette's Bakeries throughout the town, which has a good selection of cakes and confectionery. don't miss out on the buko pie, a delicious pie made from young coconut, which cost 155 pesos, a bargain.

    BUKO PIE TREATS AT COLETTE'S

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    Josephine Restaurant: Filipino Favorites and Seafoods

    by machomikemd Updated Mar 16, 2012

    Josephine is one of the oldest Filipino Restaurants in the Country. They offer good ole Filipino Cuisine and comfort foods and filipino fusion cuisine. They started in the 1960's in cavite province and branched out to Manila and to Tagaytay City. Their Specialties Include the Filipino Version of the French Bouillabase recently renamed "Mutya Ng Cavite". This is their branch in Tagaytay City.

    Opens 11:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday

    According to their website:

    In 1965, Alfonso Sarayba, Sr., whom family and friends called Ponso, bought 8 hectares of fishpond in the town of Kawit, Cavite. Fishponds were considered especially good sources of income, but Ponso wanted to transform his fishpond into something different. What he had in mind was building a housing subdivision over land he was going to reclaim from it.

    Despite numerous obstacles and relatives' thinking him crazy, Ponso was not discouraged. He borrowed money from friends to raise enough capital for his business plan. This was considered a pioneer undertaking then because land reclamation was not the usual practice at the time.

    During the construction of the housing subdivision, someone thought of opening an eatery. The fish were plentiful and the workers needed to eat. Ponso opened the restaurant and named it after his wife, Josephine, whom many called Josie.

    On December 22, 1966, the first Josephine Restaurant opened to the public. The people came in droves. They were eager to leave the hectic city life in Manila to enjoy the provincial air that boosted their appetite for fresh seafood.

    Josie took over the entire business and imparted her culinary skills to her growing number of employees. JOSEPHINE RESTAURANT, The Home of Fresh Seafood became the family's major line of business.

    Favorite Dish: My favorites are the "Mutya Ng Cavite Soup" a seafood medley patterned after the french bouillabase soup at 450 pesos an order. The Sizzling Bulalo Steak at 500 pesos an order. The Grilled Liempo at 400 pesos an order and more.

    They Also have Buffets:

    Breakfast Buffet Weekends:
    -P410.00+ per person
    -P310.00+ children below 4ft
    -P100 discount for no left over
    Lunch Buffet
    Weekends:
    -P495.00+ per person
    -P395.00+ children below 4ft
    -P100 discount for no left over

    inside Mutya ng Cavite sizzling bulalo steak Tawilis menu
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    "The Grill" By Antonio's: Third of Antonio's Restaurants

    by machomikemd Updated Mar 15, 2012

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    The Grill by Antonio is the third and the cheapest restaurant owned by Sous Chef Antonio Escalante in Tagaytay City. If Antonio's Garden was gourmet european fusion cuisine and Antonio's All Day Breakfast is European Style Breakfast, The Grill is Filipino food, specifically Illongo Cuisine (from Iloilo province) of which he came from. Basically most meals available here are grilled but not all. They have an ecletic selection of assorted filipino dishes and comfort food too.

    Favorite Dish: Chicken Inasal (grilled Chicken w/ lemongrass, this is similar to grilled vietnamese chicken that I sometimes wonder if many asian cuisine use lemongrass as seasoning in grilling chicken) thigh cost about 120 pesos (2.40 USD), chicken breast at 100 pesos. Bulalo at 400 pesos, Sizzling Bulalo Steak at 500 pesos. Inihaw na Liempo (grilled pork belly) at 250 pesos. Shrimp Sinigang at 400 pesos an order.

    Opens: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday

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