Just a two-hour drive from Manila, Tagaytay is the perfect place to unwind if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the metro. The cool weather, a great view of lush greens, and a steaming bowl of bulalo (beef shank soup)—these are some of the things you love (and probably miss!) about Tagaytay. It has become a go-to spot for unwinding and doing recreational activities for locals and tourists alike. You can go on a food trip, explore nature, or even have a relaxing staycation!
Balay Dako which means a big house in Negrense is made after vintage Filipino houses where family and friends would celebrate special gatherings. Balay Dako offers traditional and savory Filipino dishes, but the classic Bulalo and Sizzling Bulalo are the popular favorites. They are a part of Antonio’s Group of Restaurants so you can expect only the best.
Address: Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, Tagaytay City
Business hours: 10 AM to 6 PM
Leslie’s Ridge and Restaurant
One of to go-to spots for the best Bulalo is Leslie’s. It is one of the popular restaurants in Tagaytay that offers good Bulalo with an incredible view of the Taal lake. Aside from the famous Bulalo, they are also serving Filipino dishes in generous servings such as Beef Kare-Kare and Crispy Pata.
Address: Leslie’s Restaurant, E. Aguinaldo Hwy, Silang Junction North, Tagaytay
Business hours: 9 AM to 7 PM
The T House
T House means Tranquility House, a name that assures the comforts of peaceful living away from our bustling life in the metro. Whether you’re staying in the hotel or not, you can enjoy the delicious food here. Their hearty serving of Bulalo Noodle Soup is popular among the visitors! One slurp of their soup will surely warm your soul—perfect for a cold night in Tagaytay.
Address: 3195 Calamba Road, Tagaytay
Business Hours: 7 AM to 7 PM
Rose And Grace Restaurant
Rose and Grace Restaurant is an upscale turo-turo type of Filipino restaurant. For almost 50 years, it’s known to those who frequently travel to and from Batangas using the Santo Tomas route. Their Special Bulalo is a must-try for its savory flavor that comes from the rich beef bone marrows.
Address: 2506 Pan-Philippine Hwy, Santo Tomas, 4234 Batangas
Business Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM
Craving for some hot soup after spending a day at Sky Ranch Tagaytay? Just two minutes away from the leisure park, Bulalo Point is quite famous for its affordable food, hefty servings, and local carinderia ambiance. Their Bulalo is relatively cheap but is served in a clay pot that can feed up to three people!
Address: 4120 Tagaytay – Nasugbu Hwy Tagaytay, Philippines
Business Hours: Monday to Friday (7 AM – 8 PM) Saturday to Sunday (6 AM – 8 PM)
Jorjhane’s House of Special Bulalo
If you’re craving some Bulalo fix, this is the place to go. Jorjhane’s House of Special Bulalo is one of those eateries that locals know by heart. It is known in Batangas City for its beefy bone marrow, leaner cuts of tender meat, and unlimited refill of broth. Batangas Goto and sizzling Bulalo are their must-try too!
Address: Balagtas Rd., Batangas City
Business hours: 7 AM to 10 PM
*Featured image via Leslie’s Ridge and Restaurant on Facebook