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    Stopovers: Where to Eat in Rizal: Restaurants, Eateries, Food Trip

    In his regular drive home from Quezon City to Paete, laguna, Tutubi's on the lookout for nice and cozy restaurants, not the usual fastfood places but sometimes gives in if he needs a quick drive-through at Jollibee or McDonalds. herewith is his personal list of recommended restaurants in Rizal province.

    This list is by no means complete, updates, comments and recommendations from readers are welcome, as always.

    Restaurants in Cainta, Rizal

    Aling Kika's Kakanin (take out only, pasalubong)

    Meidolls Cafe
    2/F Saunterfield Building, Ortigas Avenue Extension
    Remarks: anime and cosplay-themed restaurant where cute waitresses dressed as meidolls (Tokyo Maids)
    Coordinates: 14°35'0"N 121°7'24"E

    Restaurants in Taytay, Rizal

    Bahay Kawayan
    Poblacion, Taytay
    Coordinates: 14°33'13"N 121°8'19"E

    Restaurants in Angono, Rizal

    Balaw-balaw Restaurant
    Address: Dona Aurora near corner Manila East Road
    Specialties: exotic food e.g. adobong uok
    Coordinates: N14 31 39.3 E121 09 27.3

    Restaurants in Antipolo City, Rizal

    Bulakena Bulalohan
    Near Villa Sampaguita Resort on the zigzag road

    CH2 restaurant

    Crescent Moon Cafe

    King Bee
    Address: Marcos Highway near corner Sumulong (near Masinag)
    Remarks: Chinese restaurant, chicken feet and soy chicken
    Coordinates: 14°37'29"N 121°7'22"E
    Price range: Frugal

    Vieux Chalet
    Remarks: Swiss-themed restaurant high up the mountains of Antipolo
    N14 35 57.3 E121 09 53.4
    Menu: Swiss Cuisine, Italian, European
    Price range: mid-end to high
    Remarks: Romantic, overlooking, one of Tutubi's favorites

    Remarks: reservation only weekend buffet
    Price: PhP750.00
    Telephone Number:

    Mang Vic's Bulalohan
    Marcos Highway, Boso-boso, Antipolo
    Reamrks: favorite stop-over of bikers for, what else, steaming hot bulalo
    Coordinates: 14°37'33"N 121°14'38"E
    Price: frugal foodie's haven

    Restaurants in Teresa, Rizal

    Restaurants in Binangonan, Rizal

    Michael's Restaurant
    Address: Macamot, Binangonan, Rizal
    Remarks: cheap and simple lutong-bahay dishes, almost carinderia prices
    Coordinates: 14°28'34"N 121°11'47"E
    Price: frugal foodie

    Restaurants in Baras, Rizal

    Restaurants in Morong, Rizal

    Paseo Rizal (Art Music Cuisine)
    Remarks: an events venue where concerts of local bands/artists are regularly scheduled
    Coordinates: 14°31'44"N 121°14'39"E
    Rating: recommended

    Restaurants in Tanay, Rizal

    Fisherman's Wharf (Formerly Tabing Dagat Restaurant)
    Barangay San Isidro, Tanay, Rizal (near Parola)

    Halamanan Restaurant
    Address: Manila East Road near corner Sampaloc Road
    Coordinates: 14°30'4"N 121°17'41"E

    Kamalig Restaurant & Banquet Hall
    Manila East Road, Barangay Tandang Kutyo, Tanay Town Proper
    Coordinates: 14°30'23"N 121°17'20"E

    Basnigan Restaurant
    Sampaloc Road, Plaza Aldea, Tanay, Rizal
    Budget: around P200/person

    Bulalo Bah
    (frugal turo-turo style serving bulalo and bicolano specialties)

    Kata Cafe

    Restaurants in Pililla, Rizal

    Bulawan Floating Restaurant
    Native restaurant with huts and fishpond where you can catch fish (tilapia P100/kilo and catfish P80/kilo, double the price if you want them cooked for you, paluto style)
    Location: beside Flying V gasoline station and opposite Villa Lorenza Resort near the junction of the zigzag road to Laguna
    Coordinates: 14°28'1"N 121°19'21"E

    Kawayan Farm Restaurant
    Kilometer 64 Manila East Road (on the zigzag part, just near kilometer 63 marker)
    Barangay Halayhayin, Pililla, Rizal
    COmments: Nice Bamboo farm turned restaurant, some native huts with a view of Laguna Lake
    Price: quite expensive. Tapsilog costs PhP100+,

    Restaurants in Jala-Jala, Rizal

    Restaurants in San Mateo, Rizal

    Restaurants in Rodriguez, Rizal (Montalban)

    Please call the published contact numbers for inquiries, reservations, promos, directions, how to get there options, sample menu prices, events (weddings, baptisms, parties et al) or visit their official website, if available. Tutubi is not in any way affiliated with these restaurants and did not receive any thing, in cash, kind nor freebies, to be included in this list.

    To be Updated regularly, so stay tuned :P

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    posted by GingGoy @ 3:58 PM,


    At Sep 28, 2012, 4:49:00 PM, Anonymous yourconstantcompanion said...

    VEry informative post. thanks, very helpful for travelers...

    Can you do an article on the costing of backpaking dito sa bansa natin...

    like, how much does a backpaker has to prepare to spend per day backpacking. Just the average, that would be very very helpful for people who are planning to start backpacking.



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