Best Restaurants In Laguna And Other Dining Experiences That Are Worth The Long Drive

The flourishing restaurant scene in Laguna makes it a worthwhile destination for foodies and hungry travelers. Additionally, it’s not just restaurants that offer travelers a delicious meal. From picnics out in nature to theme park diners, some of the most memorable lunch experiences in the province aren’t necessarily in a formal restaurant. In this guide, we’ll give you our picks of the places in Laguna that don’t just offer good food, but also a great experience.



1. Mountain Lake Resort (Lumban, Laguna)

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While most travelers visit Mountain Lake Resort for the unbeatable array of recreational activities, the Laguna hideaway is also an excellent place for a hearty meal with family and friends. Treat your whole group to an incredible boodle fight lunch of grilled meats, tasty veggies, and all the rice you can possibly eat. It’s the ideal feast to fuel adventurers ready to take on the activities of the resort, which includes kayaking, ziplining, banana boat riding, swimming, playing on the obstacle course, and sightseeing from the massive hanging bridge found on the grounds.

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Mountain Lake Resort
Address: Mountain Lake Resort, Brgy. East Talaongan, Cavinti, Laguna
Opening Hours: Daily, 8 AM to 5 PM



2. The Pigpen (Sta. Rosa, Laguna)

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Endless dining options are scattered throughout Nuvali—it’s the main draw of the Sta. Rosa development, after all. But if we’re pressed for a favorite, Pigpen is certainly one of the top contenders when it’s time to pig out at Nuvali. Dig into delectable Euro-Asian dishes, from salads and pasta to mouthwatering meat entrées prepared using the freshest local ingredients. Reservations recommended.

The Pigpen
Address: Cinema Building, Solenad 3, Ayala Malls,  Nuvali, Santa Rosa, Laguna

Opening Hours: Tuesday, 10 AM to 6 PM; Wednesday to Friday, 11 AM to 6 PM; Saturday to Sunday, 10 AM to 7 PM



3. Sulyap Gallery Café (San Pablo, Laguna)

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If you appreciate a blast to the past, the award-winning Sulyap Gallery Café is a must-visit stop in San Pablo. With antique décor, colonial-style architecture, and heritage homes, the sprawling compound is truly teeming in old-world charm. And the food is exceptional! Fusing traditional and modern Filipino cuisine, Sulyap is a local favorite for dishes like tulingan pasta (tuna), beef salpicao, and gambas alajillo. True to its vision of offering delicious Filipino food for all tastes, Sulyap also offers vegetarian options. Want to stay the night? There’s a boutique bed and breakfast here, too. Reserve slots online.

Sulyap Gallery Café
Address: Brgy. Del Remedio, Cocoland Compound, San Pablo City, Laguna
Opening Hours: Daily, 10 AM to 9 PM



4. Hidden Valley Springs (Calauan, Laguna)

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Found in the heart of the rainforest near Mount Makiling, it’s not surprising that Hidden Valley Springs Resort boasts spectacular natural surroundings. After a soothing soak in the resort’s six thermal pools, it’s extra satisfying to indulge in a delicious Filipino lunch while enjoying the tranquil views of lush flora and centuries-old Amlang trees. This is a natural spa getaway that’s one-of-a-kind—and you get to enjoy a well-prepared lunch to go with it!

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Hidden Valley Springs
Address: Hidden Valley Springs, Calauan, Laguna



5. Caliraya Resort (Lumban, Laguna)

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Caliraya Resort Club is your stop if you want an excellent buffet meal with a dash of adventure on the side. Famous for the challenging obstacle course and 86-foot pool slide, the resort is a fantastic destination for adventurers. Wall climbing, ziplining, and water biking are also among the popular activities in Caliraya. Moreover, guests don’t have to worry about going hungry here, even after hours of play. An all-you-can-eat buffet lunch is part of the package!

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Caliraya Resort
Address: Brgy. Lewin, Lumban, Laguna



6. Pagsanjan Falls (Cavinti, Laguna)

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One of the most popular tourist attractions in Laguna, the majestic Pagsanjan Falls is something every Filipino must experience at least once. Getting to the waterfalls is an enchanting journey in itself with a 17-kilometer paddle boat ride up the rapids and—if you’re lucky—the sight of monkeys peeking out from behind the trees. Swimming is the highlight of a Pagsanjan trip, but after an eventful few hours splashing in the cool waters, lunch at a nearby tropical resort is most welcome.

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Pagsanjan Falls
Address: Cavinti, Laguna



7. Enchanted Kingdom (Sta. Rosa, Laguna)

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For kids and kids at heart, nothing beats Enchanted Kingdom. The Philippines’ first and only world-class theme park is the best place in the country for thrilling rides, vibrant attractions, and a little bit of magic. In between rides on Space Shuttle and EKstreme Tower, grab a bite of the tasty fare available in the park’s food outlets and kiosks. From grilled Pinoy classics at Amazon Grill to burgers and burritos at Jungle Wraps, there are plenty of choices for parkgoers at Enchanted Kingdom.

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Enchanted Kingdom
Address: Sta. Rosa, Laguna
Opening Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM to 7 PM



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