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Sonya's Secret Garden

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Barangay Buck Estate, Alfonso, Cavite (near Tagaytay), Tagaytay, Luzon, Philippines
+63 917 532 9097
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Bayonne, New Jersey
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not impressed with their buffet. There's not much to choose from. The pasta is soggy, there's only 1 meat to choose from, mostly salad. The buffet cost about $18/person, that's expensive for just having salad. The place, is full of Filipinos that's trying to impress each other. I didn't like the vibe. I suggest going to the more authentic... More 

Thank AnaS16
Manila, Philippines
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very delicious food, nice ambiance and if you want to eat healthy, try their organic food fare :) Especially loved their pumpkin soup and their flower salad

Thank jejebo
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is a bit far from the road we took tricyle cab to reach the place. At the main entrance you will feel the good looking loving nature and accommodating staff they offer us umbrella to protect us from little rain. The place so relaxing and we took some photos they allowed us to enter even if we didnt... More 

Thank Jennifer D
Metro Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bet their pricing is high because of the number of staff they have (well, besides the location). You'll never see the buffet nor your unlimited drinks empty. Your dirty plates won't stay too long in front of you. All staff are up on their feet to make sure that they attend to all the customers' needs. Food was so-so... More 

Thank MissusMilady
Muscat, Oman
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expected a lot from this restaurant and eagerly pushed my husband that we have lunch here, which was a tricycle away from where we stayed. The staff are wonderful. They were very helpful, and hands down, the ambience was so beautiful. We, primarily chose this restaurant because the ingredients they use are homegrown, and my son eats healthy. The... More 

Thank chinadoll21
San Luis Obispo County, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

This place defines filipino hospitality on a grand scale. We were greeted by every staff that we encountered on our way in. From security, gardeners, wait staff and concierge and even the manager! How warm is that reception?! Due to late check in, we were ushered to the guest dining area right away. Dinner was organic greens and sauces for... More 

Thank alfonsob616
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Perfect getaway from the bustling city and from everyday worries. A perfect retreat to dine organic, with rustic bakeshop, and healing hands to pamper and de-stress from exhaustion. The garden is lovely to behold even on a rainy day. Serene and beautiful place.

Thank viviand260
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I loved the ambiance of the place. The garden was lovely. The healthy buffet offering of fresh vegetables, just picked from the garden,.. various fruits from Tagaytay, freshly baked breads, lots of dressing mixes and sumptuous dessert. A bit pricey but worth the experience. Staff and crew are polite and accomodating.

Thank Rea C
Doha, Qatar
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

It will be the second time for me and my family and it is always an adventure going back for the road is far and the weather is unpredictable this time of year. Most of the choices are almost the same except before they used to served the food but now it is a self-service like all traditional buffet you... More 

Thank Burned009
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I got married last June 2016. Getting married at Sonyas is a very good decision financial wise and in terms of logistics. Ms. Josephine was very helpful assisting us and they also did not require us to pay in full at once. We decided to get married at Sonyas because of its unique ambiance. We got the Morning Glory area... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Filipino, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
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: +63 917 532 9097

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?