20 Best Instagrammable Places to Eat in Philippines

Blackbird Makati Restaurant in Philippines - Photo by @blackbirdatthenielsontower on Instagram

Culinary tour in Southeast Asia is a thing that you must do at least once in your lifetime. And Philippines is where we will guide you to!

Philippines is rich with delicious typical cuisines that can make you hungry every day!

The Bulalo soup is one of the Filipino cuisines which is very famous among the tourists.

Spanish and French food is also the most wanted food in the Philippines after Filipino local food.

Not only the foods are delicious and appetizing, but there are many aesthetic and Instagrammable places to eat in Philippines.

So, here is the list of 20 Best Instagrammable Places to Eat in Philippines by Tripboba that are worth visiting! Check them out!

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1. ANTONIO'S RESTAURANT

If you are looking for a romantic place to dine in and enjoy very appetizing dishes while getting immersed in the aesthetic architecture with a romantic vibe, Antonio's restaurant could be the right choice! This restaurant is located in Tagaytay, Cavite province, Philippines. Antonio's restaurant has a complete menu from appetizer, salad, main course, and dessert. It also has a special menu such as Roast Barbeque Suckling Lamb.

You can also order some fresh juices and a glass of red wine here. And for dessert, you need to try the softness of Souffle Pancake. As we said before, this place has a romantic atmosphere because of the decoration and the service. It's the perfect place to capture your romantic moments with your loved one!

Antonio's Restaurant

The perfect restaurant for special occasions or if you just want to relax and enjoy a delicious meal with that special person.

Fine Filipino-style dining, Antonio's serves stunning food with great service to match.

The food is very creatively presented, just the right amount and perfect.

It is set in a beautiful setting, with a nice garden and a view to watch the sunset.

Address : Purok 138 Barangay, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite, Philippines

2. JOSEPHINE RESTAURANT TAGAYTAY

Josephine Restaurant Tagaytay is our next recommendation for an Instagrammable place to eat in the Philippines. Their menu is not to be underestimated! There is Bulalo, Crispy Pata, Grilled Tuna Belly, and even ice cream! Josephine restaurant has a buffet system for breakfast, lunch and dinner, there is a lot of food selection to enjoy!

You can also order seafood here such as crab, seafood pasta, tomato seafood soup, seafood paella, and Adobong Pusit. Josephine Restaurant Tagaytay is located near Taal Volcano lake, so you can enjoy dining with an amazing view of Taal Lake. It's basically a very recommended place to take photos while dining with family or partner.

Josephine Restaurant Tagaytay

If you are looking for Filipino cuisine with a unique twist, this is definitely the place to be in Tagaytay.

This place is great and the food is fresh and tasty.

The bar is well stocked for a restaurant of this level and is actually quite cheap.

Address : Km. 58, General E Aguinaldo Highway, Maharlika West, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite, Philippines

3. LESLIE'S FOREST GARDEN RESTAURANT

Another Instagrammable place to eat in the Philippines is Leslie's Forest Garden Restaurant. It is open from 10 AM - 12 AM. This restaurant has a beautiful view outside because you can see the beautiful landscapes of Taal Volcano Lake while enjoying your food. The foods in this restaurant are also good, Bulalo soup is the most popular one here. You can also order other food such as the famous crispy pasta, Adobong Kangkong, and sisig tuna.

Leslie's Forest Garden Restaurant also offers you some entertainment things like live music at night and they are all professional. The parking area that this restaurant has is big and so comfortable. Then, the atmosphere in this place is cozy and not to forget it has a good view of the outdoors when the weather's nice!

Leslie's Forest Garden Restaurant

A fairly large and very beautiful restaurant that offers delicious food in a relaxed atmosphere.

Their special Bulalo is a must try as is their sisig pork.

The restaurant itself is also picture perfect, has lots of places where you can take as many photos as you want.

Address : Tagaytay - Nasugbu Hwy, Tagaytay, Cavite, Philippines

4. CONCHA'S GARDEN CAFE

Tagaytay indeed has a lot of interesting places to eat and Concha's Garden Cafe is one of them! This place amazingly has a great view outside, a relaxing and cozy atmosphere, and ample parking space. This cafe offers some Filipino food with incredible local taste. Concha's Garden Cafe is famous for its local cuisine and the most favorites are Pork Sisig (Capampangan), Lechon Kawaii, Beef Morcon, and Lauya. It is open from 10 AM to 10 PM, so you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning and a Bulalo soup at the night!

The view outside is incredibly amazing, you can see the beauty of Taal Volcano's view from the deck. More importantly, the design of the cafe is so refreshing as it's decorated full of greenery! Totally must visit!

Concha's Garden Cafe

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Address : Richland Estate 1, Sta Rosa, Tagaytay, Tagaytay, Luzon Philippines

5. BALAY DAKO

Balay Dako is another restaurant you can find in Tagaytay and is one of the best restaurants there. This restaurant offers you so many varied menus such as appetizers, soups, salads, vegetables, Spanish-Filipino dishes, Filipino-Chinese dishes, house favorites, grilled & fried dishes, rice dishes, cold & hot beverages, and dessert. The Balalo in this restaurant is very tasty and pleasing. Balay Dako provides a breakfast buffet, there are tons of options to enjoy your breakfast in this restaurant.

This restaurant also pet-friendly, so you can bring your pet here. Balay Dako is located near the Taal Volcano, so you can see clearly the beautiful view of the lake. Then, you can take as many pictures as possible with your loved one and make sure to upload it to your Instagram stories or feed!

Balay Dako

This is a Filipino style restaurant offering delicious Filipino cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere.

The food is indeed very good for the Filipino taste in an authentic style.

The layout is very spacious where chairs are not crammed just to accommodate more guests.

Address : Tagaytay - Nasugbu Hwy, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite, Philippines

6. CRISOSTOMO

The first 5 restaurants are all from Tagaytay, but now let's go to Manila! And one place you should pay a visit is Crisostomo restaurant. Crisostomo is located in Metro Manila, Philippines. It serves many kinds of foods. The appetizer includes Tinapa Ni Tiburcio, Bagumbayan Lechon, and Macaraig. For lunch, you must order Sisig Linares, Carriedo, or the iconic Filipino food Paella Filipino. You can also order local food here.

Not only good food, but the interior of this restaurant is also outstanding. You can make some memorable moments with your family or your partner in this restaurant and so many spots if you want to take some photos for your Instagram stories!

Crisostomo

The best restaurant for gathering while enjoying Filipino cuisine with friends / family.

Delicious dishes of familiar Filipino cuisine, generous portions at reasonable prices.

The building is new and the atmosphere is very relaxing.

Address : Ayala Malls Solenad, 1 Santa Rosa - Tagaytay Rd, Don Jose, Santa Rosa, 4026 Laguna, Philippines

7. PROVENCIANO

Provenciano is the next Instagrammable place to eat in the Philippines. Located in Kalakhang Maynila, the atmosphere of this place is cool and cozy, plus the interior design of the restaurant is pretty impressive! It has beautiful native arts and crafts all over the interior, the outside backyard patio is also incredible. For the food, Provenciano offers you a lot of options to spoil your taste buds.

Although the servings/portion is a little bit small, the taste will never let you down, so delicious. The fried okoy is a must order as an appetizer. The highly recommend foods here are Bibingka and Puto Bongbong and the beef is also perfect for dining. The service of this restaurant is also good, they serve food with big smiles following.

Provenciano

The most beautiful place to experience authentic Filipino cuisine with exquisite native arts and crafts throughout the interior.

This restaurant showcases popular authentic dishes from around the country.

They have a "sauce bar" where you can get a variety of seasonings.

This is a great place to take friends and family out for a semi-formal dining experience.

Address : 110 Maginhawa, Diliman, Lungsod Quezon, 1101 Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines

8. RBCTY (RIB CITY)

RBCTY (Rib City) is located in Kalakhang Maynila, the same as Provenciano. This restaurant has a unique wall design inside of it, a good spot to take a photo. But, the main event of this place is Ribs. The ribs here are tender, tasty, and delicious, it is also served in a big size, perfect to satisfy your hungry tummy! Shrimp tempura is also good and can be your second dish to order.

The side dish is also no less delicious, you can order many varied side dishes here. Then, you have a lot of varied drinks, and of of the best drink and favorite orders here is the Vanilla milkshake, it's very perfect to relieve your thirst.

RBCTY (Rib City)

A restaurant that offers the best ribs with large portions in a family friendly atmosphere.

The ribs are tender and delicious, the tempura is also very delicious.

Address : 63 Maginhawa, Diliman, Lungsod Quezon, 1101 Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines

9. SPIRAL

Spiral offers you buffet-style dining, you have a lot of options to decide while eating here. The foods come in many variants such as Korean food, Japanese food, Indian food, Italian food, Chinese food, French food, and of course Filipino food. Foie gras and oysters are the most ordered foods here. The steak is also good! Sashimi, pecking duck, and pasta can be the other choices for your lunch and dining.

Desserts are also great here, you can order the favorites gourmet pastries, ice cream, chocolate, and some local sweets. The champagne and wines that Spiral serves are also a great companion for lunch/dinner. The spiral is open from 12 PM to 2.30 PM and 6.30 AM to 10.30 PM.

Spiral

A fairly spacious luxury restaurant serving a large choice buffet in an elegant setting.

The buffet is spectacular and serves all types of food.

The selection and range is amazing, with Filipino, Thai, Indian, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Indian sections.

The desserts are also delicious with gourmet pastries and chocolates along with ice cream and local sweets.

Highly recommend this restaurant for a special occasion or large meal.

Address : Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel CCP Complex 1300, Roxas Blvd, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines

10. ILUSTRADO RESTAURANT

This restaurant is located in Metro Manila, Philippines. It offers you a varied menu but the special menu here is Spanish food. Paella is top-notch in the Spanish food menu, it has a tasty flavor and good texture. There are also Filipino foods on the menu list. In short, Ilustrado restaurant is a Spanish-Philippines restaurant, but you can also try one unique menu here, it's called Sampaguita.

Ilustrado Restaurant is also has wedding packages, so if you have something to discuss the wedding, you can go here. It is an Arabian Jasmine, very recommended! The atmosphere here is romantic and cozy, it's a perfect place for couples who want to eat together!

Ilustrado Restaurant

An affordable luxury restaurant that has a large selection on offer for their menu.

The rustic interior provides a romantic atmosphere for dates, family gatherings or business meetings.

Spanish food is superb and cooked perfectly.

Prices are reasonable for a great place to eat.

Address : 744 General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines

11. RAMEN NAGI

Ramen Nagi is one of the best Japanese food restaurants in Manila. It is open from 11 AM - 10 PM. You can tell by its name that this is a Japanese restaurant and their signature menu is Ramen. This restaurant is a perfect choice when you want to taste Japanese food with the atmosphere of the Philippines. There are two types of ramen, the famous Butao Ramen and black nagi ramen. Both are good and it has depth and very flavorful taste!

The thickness of noodles is incredible following the spiciness of the broth. The Ebi Tempura is also good, it matches with ramen and tempura as a side dish. Ramen Nagi is such a great place to visit especially for Japanese food lovers!

Ramen Nagi

One of the best when it comes to serving authentic Japanese ramen.

Staffs in here are great and polite, always attentive also.

Address : L223 2nd Level, One Bonifacio High Street Mall, 5 Avenue cor, 28th St, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

12. BUGIS SINGAPORE STREET FOOD

After we talk about Japanese restaurant before, now we go to a Singaporean restaurant in Manila. Bugis Singapore Street Food is named as one of the best Singaporean restaurants in the city. There are many interesting foods here such as Laksa, Hainanese chicken, salted egg, spare ribs, and nasi goreng. Laksa is the most favorite food in this restaurant, salted egg spare ribs and salted egg prawns are also favorites here. Hainanese chicken with sambal Kankong could be your second choice to order food. Good news, nasi goreng is also available.

The serving here is also satisfied, it has good time of serving food and big portion. Not only good food, but this place also has ample parking space and a cozy atmosphere. The staff and waiters are very friendly,

Bugis Singapore Street Food

This restaurant particularly offers authentic Singaporean street food.

Tried the Laksa Soup and cereal prawns and it did not disappoint.

Address : 78 Nicanor Roxas St, Quezon City, 1114 Metro Manila, Philippines

13. MAX'S RESTAURANT, ROXAS BOULEVARD

Max's restaurant is located in Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines. It serves many varied chicken foods on the menu. But, the two most famous are Filipino-style fried chicken and Chicken with banana ketchup. If you want to enjoy the Filipino cuisine local taste, order Filipino-style fried chicken. But, if you want to eat something new, you can order chicken with banana sauce. This restaurant is a family restaurant, so you can bring your whole family here, with a cozy place to enjoy every second of your lunch in this restaurant.

Kare-Kare and tofu are also good to try, and the beef breakfast is also recommended for you. Then, there is one recommended dish that the must-order here, it's called Sarap to the Bones. The waiters are also good and very warm welcome, and it can make you comfortable. The special thing about Max's restaurant is it opens 24 hours, so it's 24/7 ready to serve you!

Max's Restaurant

Filipino restaurant chain popular for its fried chicken served with banana ketchup.

Address : 998 Roxas Blvd, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila, Philippines

14. BAR PINTXOS BGC

Bar Pintxos BGC is a famous Spanish restaurant in Metro Manila. It has a Spanish-Filipino dishes menu, and Tapas is the most ordered food here. The Tapas are very delicious and well balanced! The patatas bravas, paella, foie gras, chorizo, and sangria are also outstanding. The good news for drink lovers, this Bar also has a great Gin that you can enjoy.

This Bar Pintxos BGC has a favorite drink and it's a beer. The beer in this bar is very nice and perfect. Tapas here is also good and the cocktails are incredible too. Bar Pintxos starts open from 11.30 AM - 11.30 PM.

Bar Pintxos BGC

One of the best Spanish restaurants you'll find around the metro.

Ambiance is great and cozy.

Quality and Deliciousness of the food is one the best in here.

Address : Fairways Tower, 5th Avenue corner Mckinley street, BGC, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

15. BLACKBIRD MAKATI

Blackbird Makati is one of the romantic places in Manila. It has a gorgeous interior, romantic ambiance, and simply elegant. This place is perfect for a date with your loved one. Memorialize some memories here by taking some photos. Then, share with Instagram and make it immortal memories! It offers some menus that can make you hungry such as steak and wagyu. Wagyu here is so good, perfectly cooked, and very tasty.

You can also order lamb here, the most favorite is lamb rendang which has a very delicious taste. You can also enjoy a cup of wine and cocktails, then enjoy dinner with your beloved partner. Blackbird Makati opens from 11 AM - 11 PM, 12 hours of services.

Blackbird Makati

Elegant art deco restaurant with a spiral staircase serving grilled meat, seafood, pasta & curries.

Address : 6752, 1229 Makati Ave, Makati, 1229 Metro Manila, Philippines

16. BONDI&BOURKE

This place was built inspired by Australian cuisine, so this is an Australian restaurant located in Metro Manila, Philippines. This restaurant offers you so many varied menus from steak, kebabs, to seafood. Australian burgers, salad, and risotto are also very recommended to taste.

The menu of this restaurant is varied to choose, and meat pies is the one of favorite dish here. The staff and waiters is very helpful and friendly. Bondi&Bourke gives you an open kitchen, so you can see clearly how the chef is cooking. Highly recommended!

Bondi&Bourke

A quiet small restaurant but with lot of space for an unusual fine dining experience.

Address : Cattleya Condominium, 235 Salcedo, Legaspi Village, Makati, 1229 Metro Manila, Philippines

17. SALA RESTAURANT

The stylish interior and cozy place are the reason why you need to visit this restaurant. There are some spots where you can take some photos, and share them with your Instagram followers. Sala restaurant offers you some beef menu such as Beef Wellington, grilled lamb loin, and roast baby veal rack. This is fine-dining modern European fare and a tasting menu alongside wine & cocktails.

One thing that you should know, the wine in here will never let you down. This could be the best place to do dining with your family or your beloved one. You can capture some moments here too in this beautiful restaurant. This restaurant opens from 11 AM - 2.30 PM & 6 PM - 10 PM.

Sala Restaurant

Stylish, fine-dining stop serving modern European fare & a tasting menu alongside wine & cocktails.

Address : Podium Level, LV Locsin Building, 6752 Ayala Ave, Legazpi Village, Makati, 1223 Metro Manila, Philippines

18. CANTON ROAD

Canton Road is located in Metro Manila, Philippines. It offers you a varied menu, but it has some signature dishes such as US Beef Tenderloin in Crispy Garlic Sauce, Steamed Iberico Pork Dumpling, Fried pork ribs, and Canton Road signature fried rice. But, most ordered foods here are dumplings and dim sum. The interior of Canton Road can make your eyes blessed, it has good interior design and a cozy atmosphere that can make you comfortable.

Canton Road is Cantonese fine dining, it offers you a private room for events and intimate meetings. If you order a private room, you will serve with high-class servings with good and friendly service by waiters.

Canton Road

Cantonese Fine Dining at its finest.

Everything is prepared excellently with high quality ingredients.

Service is attentive and pleasant.

Address : 30th Street corner, 5th Ave, BGC, Taguig, 1634 Metro Manila, Philippines

19. FINESTRA ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE

We've talked about the Japanese restaurant, Spanish restaurant, and french restaurant. Now, it's time for an Italian restaurant. Finestra Italian Steakhouse is located in Metro Manila, it has a good quality of foods. The main dish of this restaurant is the rib eye, the wagyu rib eye's taste is incredible. The dessert of this Italian restaurant is mostly chocolate-based but still nice to try.

It also has a good quality of live music, and the waiters of this restaurant are very helpful, they are accommodating and polite to customers. It's a perfect place to visit with your partner and enjoy the dining and class of live music at the same time.

Finestra Italian Steakhouse

Nice place for a romantic dinner in town.

Located inside the Solaire resort and casino in the New casino city in Manila.

Address : Tambo, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines

20. MIREIO

Mireio is located in Makati, Philippines. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner here. The popular menu in this restaurant is the steak. Order steaks alongside with a nice cocktail. Do lunch here with excellent French lunch with a cup of wine. This restaurant is perfect if you invite your partner here and try dinner in this romantic place.

This cozy place is also good for a tasty breakfast with baked goods and doughnuts are delicious. Then, the service here is also good and friendly. Take some photos to update your Instagram stories and make some great memories here!

Mirèio

Cozy place to eat offers a good view of Makati and Arnaiz Avenues.

Address : 1 Raffles Drive, Makati Ave, Makati, 1224 Metro Manila, Philippines