If you’re looking for a quick (and delicious) escape from Manila this weekend, take a tour of Antipolo for a food trip with a little bit of everything.
Here are 5 must-visit Antipolo restaurants:
- DeMar’s Restaurant
DeMar’s restaurant is the only fine-dining restaurant in Antipolo that serves modern English fare. Headed by Filipino-British chef Demar Regrasado, DeMar’s Restaurant promises an authentic British dining experience. For starters, try the Chef’s Soup, the soup of the day served with homemade focaccia or the Prawn Cocktail, prawns and lettuce topped with Marie Rose sauce. Main dishes include the Braised Pork Belly with tender pork braised for 18 hours served with mashed sweet potato and drizzled with honey mustard sauce.
Address : Lot 8 Block 01 Palos Verdes Garden Heights Sumulong Highway, Antipolo
Photos from DeMar’s Restaurant Official Page
- Cafe Tan-Aw
After wandering inside Pinto Art Museum, get some good grub at Cafe Tan-Aw. Enjoy favorite local fares while surrounded by art and lush greens. Some of the dishes to try here are their BBQ ribs, Ilocos bagnet and Pizza Trio.
Address : Pinto Art Museum, 1 Sierra Madre St., Grandheights, Antipolo. For reservations call +63 2 697-1015.
Photos from Pinto Art Museum Official Page
- Galaxy Freeze
If you’re looking for a unique place to get dessert, Galaxy Freeze offers liquid nitrogen-infused treats. They have an array of choices from fruits, coffee to wine-flavored ice cream and sweet and tasty dips.
Address : 2/F Sunga Building, Marcos Highway, Antipolo
Photos from Galaxy Freeze Official Page
Marison’s serves Filipino dishes with a modern twist such as the adobo made with a combination of lamb and chicken and Kare-Kare with crispy tripe.
Address : The Village Center, Mille Luce, M.L. Quezon Ave. Ext., Antipolo
Photos from Marison’s Official Page
- Yellow Lantern Cafe
Yellow Lantern Cafe is a café and resto-bar that offers Asian and continental fares. Enjoy good music and drinks or play some beer pong for a more fun evening. Some of Yellow Lantern Cafe’s specialties include Gambas Al Ajillo, Sweet and Spicy Spareribs with Fresh Herbs, (braised spareribs with fresh herbs in sweet and spicy sauce), and EmCaro Pizza topped with ground beef, pepperoni, mushrooms, bell pepper, fresh basil and parmesan cheese.
Address : G/F Comodaville Penthouse, Brgy. Mambugan, Antipolo, Rizal
Photos from Yellow Lantern Cafe Official Page