The neighborhoods of Little Baguio and P. Gueverra has been long understated and overlooked. Not that it’s anyone’s fault since a lot of food yards had been emerging lately but there’s so much to be discovered on Little Baguio as it is actually crammed with restaurants that’s been tested and proven over time.
It has always been a question on where to eat every time we go to San Juan City and often times we would go to Greenhills to get some ease. But don’t you feel limited by the choices they had to offer? Worry no more as we have prepared you a list of both popular and undiscovered foodie hubs that you can actually explore on your next food adventure at San Juan City!
- Calderon Cocina Tapas Y Bebidas
Location: 403 F. Calderon Street, Little Baguio, San Juan City
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:30am to 10:30pm
Telephone Number: 02-2382264
Calderon is one those hole-in-a-wall restaurants where the ambiance is just perfect for an intimate Spanish cuisine. The place is a little small but not crammed giving out some unique coziness with its warm colors. Food must try’s are the Dynamitas Fritos, Paella, Callos and Salpicao. Allow yourself to be transported to Spain with their bursting flavors on every meal!
- Cafe Ysabel
Location: 455 P. Guevarra Street, Addition Hills, San Juan City
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 7:30am to 1:00am
Telephone Number: 02-7255089
Official Website: www.cafeysabel.com
Facebook: Cafe YsabelCafe Ysabel’s restaurant and culinary school has been around this street for as long one can remember. Cafe Ysabel still managed to retain its old, rustic, and nostalgic interiors while delivering delicious dishes from Prawns Thermidor to their Kapampangan roots inspired breakfast sets. Food must try’s are the Fried Mozarella in Anchovy dressing and their Café Ysabel’s Paella Sulipena. If you feel like going for a romantic and classic ambiance while enjoying the comforts of your meal, head over Cafe Ysabel!
- Chef Laudico Guevarra’s Buffet
Location: 387 P. Guevarra Corner Argonne Street, Addition Hills, San Juan City
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00am to 2pm, 5:00pm to 6:30pm, 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Telephone Number: 02-7051811, 02-7051874
Facebook: Chef Laudico GuevarraChef Laudico Guevarra’s is an old house turned restaurant with a well curated garden and a fountain for the outdoor view. The moment you step inside, it will automatically make you feel nostalgic with classic homey interiors. Chef Laudico Guevarra’s offer cheap Filipino cuisine buffet for any occasion, there must try’s are Tokwa’t Baboy for Appetizer, Angus Beef, Inihaw na Pusit, Angus Tapa, Inihaw na Bangus, Lechon
- Greeka Kouzina
Location: 285 P. Guevarra Street, Little Baguio, San Juan City
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Telephone Number: 02-6245974, 09176292818
Facebook: Greeka KouzinaExperience authentic Greek and Mediterranean cuisine without leaving Metro Manila at Greeka Kouzina! Get transported to Greece with there must try meals such as their Roast Lamb, Souvlakis, and Gyro’s which have been tested and proven by the locals themselves. Greeka Kouzina will never disappoint with their big servings and live band every Wednesdays and Saturdays.
- Pegi Waffles
Location: 333 P. Guevarra Street, Little Baguio, San Juan City
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 9:00am to 9:00pm
Telephone Number: 02-7248363
Facebook:Pegi WafflesNot to everyone’s knowledge Pegi Waffles is actually the supplier of Starbuck’s famous Belgian waffles. Upon entering, you will be greeted by its coziness from its gray and striped pattern in the couches and modern classic interiors. It is one those hole in the wall cafes that will keep you hidden for the whole day. It’s also a great place for you to hang out with your friends as the place is totally ‘instagram worthy’. Make sure to try out their Ham-Bechamel Waffles and Brussels Waffle with Maple Smoked Ham.
- La Creperie
Location: 403F Calderon Street, Little Baguio, San Juan City.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00am to 10:00pm
Telephone Number: 02-5701788
Facebook: La Creperie
If you’re a certified sweet tooth or you just have a craving for crepes, this place is certainly for you. They even have crepe cakes that you can actually enjoy as it goes to a variety from fresh berries to matcha flavored layered crepes! La Creperie can also be enjoyed at your office with its newly opened branches at SHANGRI LA PLAZA, 2F (near Ralph Lauren), BURGOS CIRCLE, SALCEDO VILLAGE, Soliman Street
- Backyard Coffee
Location: Second Floor, Metro Pointe Center, 334 P. Guevarra Corner N. Averilla Street, Near Addition Hills,Greater San Juan, San Juan City
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 11:00pm
Telephone Number: (02) 5315469
Facebook: Backyard CoffeeThe perfect place to cap off the night after exploring the hidden food hubs of Little Baguio and P. Gueverra. This place is perfect for those barkada nights when you just want to chill and share endless stories with your friends or with that special someone. Don’t miss out on their bestsellers sansrival and choco lava cake on your next visit.
You can now enjoy all these restaurants at your own convenience as you can get the chance to live near with Empire East’s Little Baguio Terraces. Located at Aurora Boulevard – N. Domingo St., San Juan City, specifically between LRT Line 2 Gilmore and J. Ruiz Station, this four tower community is ideally made for big families as it uniquely offers widely cut living spaces with the option to combine two units for a much larger space. It’s also perfect for students who can easily commute around U-belt area with a closer (and better) chance to aim high in school! It has the amenities for kids and students such as a 14-meter lap pool, kiddie pool, outdoor spa, sunbathing deck, fitness gym, children’s playground and a daycare center to achieve that total package of fun and learning!
Let this be your place to jumpstart you future!