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Cafe by the Ruins

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25 Chuntug St | Rizal Park, Baguio, Luzon 9401, Philippines
(074) 442 4010
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Manila, Philippines
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Even after many years, this place still is a fun place for dining experience. The ambiance is just different. While a few reviews were not favorable, my feeling is one just have to order the right dishes, the best-sellers and the most recommended. We enjoyed our late lunch and we cleaned our plates!

Thank Gabriel J
Pasig, Philippines
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Pinikpikan was a delightful discovery, which is very tasty and delicious. Generous servings were given to me by the friendly staff. The leche flan was heavenly that I ate it in two spoonfuls!! Visited 16 September, evening.

Thank GioRamos
Quezon City, Philippines
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Twice we came here but were unable to get a table for lunch, too long queues. We tried coming the third time on a non-weekend afternoon and got in. Had scones and croissants, smoothie and chocolate drink, all very good. We also bought herbed liver pate for pasalubong. But, I find their newer branch, Cafe by the Ruins Dua, in... More 

Thank Susana D
Cainta, Philippines
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered their in house chocolate , a bit pricey and when it was served it was not that hot so we returned it. They came back with a hot chocolate and when we were sipping it oh my it was very soupy and has no taste at all. The bread to accompany the drink was served after we were... More 

Thank toteet
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its ok. Nothing special. Overpriced. Overrated. My title says it all. There are plenty of other restos thats so yummy and worth the price you pay for. Like MELT & BISTRO in camp john hay. Rasa pura in navy baseroad. And more

Thank Rica Mae B
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've read good reviews for this place that's why i had high expectations. Got so disappointed when we tried to eat here. Not all the dishes on menu were available. Pricey. Servings' not good. Taste was so-so. That's it.

Thank Alyanna Z
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a cuppa at (what appears to be) a Baguio institution.Local coffee was the best I've had in Baguio.

Thank Harry F
Silang, Cavite, Philippines
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, ambience is okay.. Nothing remarkable. The menu is quite limited. We've set our expectations a little too high after reading reviews. The place is okay but nothing is spectacular. But oh, their basil bread is yum! :)

Thank Gail H
Manila, Philippines
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the newer branch if im not mistaken. Theres a number of breads and pastries to choose from. The ambience is quite nice. I have tried the Ensaymada when my mom brought home some for me before. But I was a bit disappointed when I tasted it at the cafe itself - I asked for it to be grilled... More 

Thank Jaey Marchaille S
Makati City, Philippines
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Their coffee, tea, and chocolate drinks were excellent. Bread and dessert options were also well-made. We kept on going back at the cafe for merienda because we love how it looks and the feeling we get while there. Toilets were also clean and charming.

Thank neenaland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Filipino, Cafe, Asian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Chuntug St | Rizal Park, Baguio, Luzon 9401, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Cordillera Region  >  Benguet Province  >  Baguio
  • Phone Number: (074) 442 4010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?