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Sonya's Secret Garden

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Vegetarian, Pasta
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Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite (near Tagaytay), Tagaytay, Luzon, Philippines
639175329097
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Buffet
Late Night

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  • 48
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  • 8
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed

Been wanting to try Sonya's Garden for forever so i was so happy when my friend's wedding was held here. But it was just a disappointment. Our salad bowl had a worm so we called the server. They apologized and said they will just replace it. And when the replacement came, my friends started eating... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Wildpinkfairy
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Makati, Philippines
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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206 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Makati, Philippines
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Been wanting to try Sonya's Garden for forever so i was so happy when my friend's wedding was held here. But it was just a disappointment. Our salad bowl had a worm so we called the server. They apologized and said they will just replace it. And when the replacement came, my friends started eating and guess what?They found another... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The last time I've been to Sonya's was like 10 years ago. This month since we're in Tagaytay, we went to Sonya's Garden. Simple buffet menu but it was delicious. They have salad, pasta and a choice of tomato or cream based sauce, shitake mushroom, salmon, and desserts like Turon (banana) and sweet potato and dalandan juice. The mango slices... More 

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General Trias, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It was a warm sunny Sunday when we visited this place. Getting from the city going to Buck Estate wasnt much of a problem. It was like getting an escape from the noise of the city up to the place where we would have some peace. The path from the highway up to the restaurant was also fulfilling I should... More 

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Boracay
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I've decided to make Valentine's this year a special treat for my love by taking her a for a spa treatment and then lunch l at Sonya's Garden. Our masseuse's was one the best that we ever had and probably one of the most relaxing and invigorating massage ever and my partner is a professional masseuse herself. Ms. Emily even... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I love how it was made. A very romantic garden set up. A very good place to be for lovers like ours. Also it gave us good BREADS LIKE cheese hopia. Oh i love it

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

There were a lot of customers but they lack crews to provide service. It takes forever before you get served. The value of money is not worth it. 700p for some eat all you can pasta, mushrooms and salmon? Oops I forgot the salad which lacks flavor! Comes with a free bread of what? Dont eat here. So far from... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Used to be better a couple of years ago but they should change their repertoire. The bakery has some nice offerings but you have to get there at the right time as they run out fast. Also, items like empanadas seem to be only made in the weekends

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Makati, Philippines
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109 reviews 109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My friends and I dined at their garden restaurant. Most of the foods are Filipino. Price is affordable. The taste of the viands can be compared to other Filipino reataurant but what makes the dining memorable is the whole experience of eating here. The ambiance is so nice! Very charming. You can actually walk around the garden after eating. It... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Vegetarians rejoice! Sonya's was able to keep its consistency in serving delicious, fresh food. The staff is wonderful too.

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Singapore
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56 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We started off with a tour of the gardens - the Proposal Garden was very charming & elegant. As we walked along the pathways - flowers of all shapes & sizes & colors were blooming and hanging everywhere. We were lucky enough to be shown the interior of one of the larger chalets and it was beautifully decorated. They also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite (near Tagaytay), Tagaytay, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Calabarzon Region  >  Cavite Province  >  Tagaytay
  • Phone Number: 639175329097

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions

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