Are you looking for a break from your usual go-to cafes in Tagaytay? Cavite is a great place to go for a quick escape from the metro, but many of its best dining and coffee destinations lie below the radar that it can be hard to know where to begin or go next. That said, we’ve rounded up lesser-known quaint and aesthetic cafes in Cavite, including Tagaytay. From Instagrammable roadside coffee bars to an ancestral home-turned-cafe, these places will excite you to go on a town-hopping road trip in Cavite!
Siglo Brew, Tagaytay
Situated right across Picnic Grove, Siglo Brew is a hip and cozy cafe hidden inside View Park Hotel. One of the great reasons it’s worth visiting is, aside from coffee, the cafe also has a selection of local craft beer such as Tagaytay Wheat Beer and Barakostout. Coffee is also locally sourced from all over the Philippines. Its love for local also reflects in the cafe interiors, featuring a wall mural of the Philippine coffee map and native decor.
Location: 3500 Tagaytay-Calamba Rd., Tagaytay City
Contact: +63 917-544-6396
Sspace Coffee Bar, Tagaytay
Somewhere between Silang and Tagaytay lies Sspace Coffee Bar, a roadside cafe that’s popular among bikers but also a great stopover for cars on the way to/from Tagaytay. It has a modern hole-in-the-wall vibe, featuring a rustic coffee bar with the pleasing contrast of white and wood. The cafe takes pride in its handcrafted coffee made from local beans. It also features other artisanal products such as cakes and pastries.
Location: 25 Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Rd., Tagaytay City (Beside Mazapan Sweets)
2922 Coffee House, Silang
2922 Coffee House is a precious find, tucked away in a more secluded part of Silang, Cavite. The family-owned property is spacious both inside and out, featuring a wide yard surrounded by different kinds of trees. Inside, nostalgic music from a corner record player permeates the cozy interior. Soak up the laidback atmosphere with the cafe’s homemade comfort food and coffee.
Location: Biluso, Silang, Cavite
Contact: +63 956-813-0054
Villa Breads and Coffee, Amadeo
If you’re on the lookout for good coffee, Amadeo should be at the top of your list as it is Cavite’s coffee capital. Among the many cafes that call it home, Villa Breads and Coffee is worth a visit. It has a simple black coffee bar, bringing all the attention to the Insta-worthy gravel garden with wooden tables and chairs. As the name suggests, the cafe specializes in coffee and bread, particularly floss bread.
Location: Petron Banaybanay, Crisanto M. De Los Reyes Ave. Amadeo, Cavite
Facebook: Villa Breads & Coffee
Kasa Antigua, Cavite City
A Spanish colonial-era ancestral house gets a boost to its charm with a picture-perfect coffee shop housed on its first floor. Built by using repurposed materials from a local junkyard, Kasa Antigua echoes the quaint charm of the old house. It offers coffee made from locally sourced beans from provinces like Benguet, Bukidnon, and Davao, featuring manual brewing methods Aeropress and V60.
Location: 1013 Cajigas St. Caridad, Cavite City
Contact: +63 945-574-2034
Dear Joe, Bacoor
Feeling romantic or missing a distant family? Why don’t you express your feelings on paper and mail it the old-fashioned way? That’s the concept of Dear Joe, the first letter-writing cafe in the Philippines, which takes care of the delivery of your letter within the country for a small fee. The artistically inspiring interior helps get into the sentimental vibe quickly. It’s also a great place to bring your laptop for remote work!
Location: Vista Mall Daang Hari, Bacoor, Cavite
Facebook: Dear Joe
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*Featured image via Siglo Brew, 2922 Coffee House, Sspace