These Tanay restaurants will give those in Tagaytay a run for their money!

While the pandemic takes its toll on the tourism industry across the globe, Tanay tourism continues to flourish even when many popular spots are closed. Perhaps the town should thank its God-given natural beauty, the brilliant minds of restaurateurs, and the people who always find time to squeeze road trips into their schedule.

Tanay, Rizal has become one of the go-to places for travelers looking for quick getaways near Manila. Just two hours away from the metro, you’ll be greeted with a breathtaking sight of the Sierra Madre Mountain Rage and quaint Tanay coffee shops and restaurants perfect for foodies on a budget.

Must-read: 10 Incredible Tanay Rizal Tourist Spots Worth Putting on Your Bucket List

If you want to know the best Tanay cafe and restaurant, read on.

11 Most Loved Tanay Restaurants You Must Visit

  1. Lutong Pugon
  2. Wyndell’s Al Fresco
  3. Kape Natividad Roastery and Cafe
  4. Yeyi’s Pizzeria & Café
  5. BNK Cafe & Resto
  6. Sinag Kapihan
  7. Cafe Katerina Tanay
  8. Pico de Pino Tanay
  9. Kaulayaw Cuyambay
  10. Ricardo’s Vista del Cielo
  11. Epic Resto

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1. Lutong Pugon

lutong pugon tanay restaurants

 

Ask any Rizaleño where to get the best pizza and they’ll surely tell you about Lutong Pugon! Mind you, it’s not just popular for the locals but also for city-dwellers who really drive 2 hours to get a taste of the oh-so-good pugon pizza! 

It is a secret garden restaurant that serves wood-fired gourmet pizza and pasta. Aside from the delicious food they serve, they also have a small art gallery and you can get your portrait sketched from local artists here. Because of its uniqueness, Lutong Pugon has become a top Tanay Rizal restaurant.

Address: Sitio Masanting, Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Pepperoni Pizza, Beef Pastrami Pizza, Gambaretto Pizza
Price range: PHP 1,500 for two

2. Wyndell’s Al Fresco

wyndells al fresco tanay restaurant

This Tanay overlooking restaurant is one of the newly-opened dining areas in town and became an instant hit for a good reason. Unlike other restaurants in Tanay, Wyndell’s Al Fresco offers a wide variety of cuisine. They’ve got a fusion of Filipino-American-European cuisine. And if that’s still not enough, go to their samgyupsal area and devour the eat-all-you-can meat offerings. 

If you’re looking for the best restaurant in Tanay Rizal, Wyndell’s Al Fresco is your best bet as it has everything a foodie needs—great food and breathtaking views.

Address: Km. 58, Marilaque Highway (Marikina-Infanta Highway), Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: BBQ Burger, Gamberi Aglia e Olio Pappardelle, and Philly Cheesesteak
Price range: PHP 1,000 for two

3. Kape Natividad Roastery and Cafe

Kape Natividad Tanay Restaurants

 

One of the Tanay coffee shops that live to the “started from the bottom, now we’re here” saying is Kape Natividad Roastery and Cafe. Before having their popular spot that people now frequent, they had a roadside cafe that sells coffee and bread from a makeshift stall. 

It was just in the pandemic that this cafe in Tanay Rizal made a buzz. They’ve got a little spot by the road with greenery as your view and they sell delicious food and amazing drinks at affordable prices.

Address: Marilaque Highway, Sitio Mayagay, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Hazelnut Latte, KN-Sneaker Blended Iced, Just White Pizza, Beef Tapa
Price range: PHP 500 for two

4. Yeyi’s Pizzeria & Café

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Yeyi’s Pizzeria & Café is one of the newest cafes in Tanay Rizal. Like other restaurants in Tanay, Yeyi’s Pizzeria & Café offers an al fresco dining experience with a view. But you know what sets them apart? Their budget-friendly food will make you drool! They have pizzas, pastas, and Filipino dishes.

Address: KM61 Malapapaya St., Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Yeyi’s Overload Pizza, Triple Cheese Pizza, Charlie Chan, Pork Bagnet
Price range: PHP 700 for two

5. BNK Cafe & Resto

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BNK Cafe & Resto is a Tanay Rizal restaurant that serves Filipino dishes. It’s a major hit among the riders so we recommend you to go there in the middle of the day or early morning as soon as it opens because they’re always full. BNK Cafe & Resto is perfect for groups as they serve group meals good for 3-4 persons for around PHP 500 only. If you’re on a tight budget, try their budbod meals (rice toppings), prices start at PHP 100 per person.

Address: Sitio Mayagay, Brgy. Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Budbod Meals, Lechon Kawali
Price range: PHP 300 for two

6. Sinag Kapihan

sinag kapihan tanay restaurants

 

Sinag Kapihan is a new Tanay overlooking restaurant perfect for those looking for a more quiet space in town. This Tanay coffee shop is not just famous for its coffee menu but also for its silog meals that won’t let you break the bank.

Address: KM 68 Marilaque Hi-way, Sitio Hinadyungan Barangay, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Tapa, Garlik Longganisa, Hawaiian, Hane!, Batirol, Cafe Latte
Price range: PHP 500 for two

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7. Cafe Katerina

cafe katerina tanay restaurants

 

Cafe Katerina is one of those overlooking restaurants in Tanay Rizal that don’t just satisfy your eyes with great views but also satisfy your belly with delicious food. They’ve got Filipino dishes good for sharing. Among the best-sellers are kare-kare, bulalo, and lomi that’s overflowing with toppings! This Tanay Rizal overlooking restaurant is so good that it’s always fully-booked during peak hours.

Address: Km56 Marcos Highway, Sitio Mayagay1 Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Bulalo, Lomi, Kare-Kare
Price range: PHP 1,000 for 3-4 persons

8. Pico de Pino Cafe & Restaurant

Pico de Pino Cafe & Restaurant Tanay restaurantsThere’s no need to travel four to six hours to experience Baguio because just in Rizal, there’s a restaurant and cafe in Tanay that will make you feel you’re the Summer Capital of the Philippines. Pico de Pino Cafe & Restaurant offers a wide variety of Filipino dishes ranging from silog meals to traditional Filipino ulams.

Address: Brgy. Cuyambay Marikina-Infanta Highway, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Tapsilog, Lechon Kawali, Kare-Kare, Crispy Pata
Price range: PHP 1,000 for four

9. Kaulayaw Cuyambay

Kaulayaw Cuyambay Tanay restaurants

 

Whether you’re looking for romantic places in Tanay, Rizal, or just someplace to hang out with your friends, Kaulayaw Cuyambay is the best place to visit in Tanay, Rizal. It has the perfect view, romantic ambiance, and comfort food to satisfy you and your company.

Address: Brgy. Cuyambay Marikina-Infanta Highway, Tanay, Rizal
Must-try dishes: Filipino Spaghetti, Aglio e Olio, Latte, Benguet Blend
Price range: PHP 500 for two

10. Ricardo’s Vista del Cielo

ricardo's vista del cielo tanay restaurants

 

Lunch with a view? Ricardo’s Vista del Cielo is the best place to experience that! It is a homey restaurant with a great roof deck view and cozy garden huts where you can enjoy their food offerings. While Ricardo’s Vista del Cielo is the best restaurant in Tanay Rizal with amazing views, their food is more expensive than other Tanay overlooking restaurants.

Address: Marcos Highway, Mayagay 1, Sampaloc Tanay, Rizal
Price range: PHP 1,000 for two

12. Epic Resto 

epic resto tanay restaurantsEpic Resto is part of Epic Park Rainforest located on Sampaloc Rd, Tanay, Rizal. It is a hilltop restaurant where you can see breathtaking views of Laguna Bay and the city. Here you can enjoy your special meal while being surrounded by greenery. The location has plenty of open space to play around for your children and pets.

Address: Sampaloc Road, Tanay, Rizal
Price range: PHP 1,000 for two

ZEN experiencesFrequently Asked Questions About Tanay Restaurants

Q: What is the best restaurant in Tanay Rizal?
A: Here’s a list of the Tanay best restaurants you should visit at least once:

  1. Lutong Pugon
  2. Wyndell’s Al Fresco
  3. Kape Natividad Roastery and Cafe
  4. Yeyi’s Pizzeria & Café
  5. BNK Cafe & Resto
  6. Sinag Kapihan
  7. Cafe Katerina Tanay
  8. Pico de Pino Tanay
  9. Kaulayaw Cuyambay
  10. Ricardo’s Vista del Cielo
  11. Epic Resto

Q: Where is Kape Natividad Roastery and Cafe located?
A: Kape Natividad Roastery and Cafe is located at Marilaque Highway, Sitio Mayagay, Tanay, Rizal.

Q: Where is Treasure Mountain Tanay Rizal located?
A: Treasure Mountain Tanay Rizal is located at Sitio Maysawa, Brgy. Cuyambay, Tanay Rizal.

Q: How to get from Manila to Tanay Rizal?
A: Getting from Manila to Tanay Rizal is easy as there’s lots of available transportation. From the EDSA Starmall in Crossing, ride a van or jeepney going to Tanay, Rizal. If you’re going to the area where popular Tanay restaurants are located, alight at the Tanay Public Market and ride a jeepney or a tricycle going to your destination.

Q: Where is Regina Rica Tanay located?
A: Regina Rica Tanay is located at Marikina-Infanta Hwy, Tanay, Rizal.

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