Scenic Restaurants Near Metro Manila for Father's Day 2023
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Five Scenic Restaurants Near Metro Manila for Father's Day 2023

This Father's Day, take pops out for a special meal with the family. Although dads are often known for having simple tastes and joys, they, too, deserve to be treated on the day that solely celebrates their existence. These five restaurants, known for their unimpeachably delicious food and charming ambience, are just a relatively short drive away from the metro. Whether it's a private dining set-up at a renowned chef's own home or a glass restaurant that offers the most breathtaking views of Taal Lake, these five restaurants will serve as the perfect place for you and your family to celebrate Father’s Day this June.

Tatung's Private Dining

  If you love Chef Myke "Tatung" Sarthou's Talisay The Garden Cafe in Maginhawa, then Tatung's Private Dining is a must-go. The latter is less of a restaurant and more of an intimate dining experience in the beautiful, homey abode of a friend. This is the kind of intimacy Tatung offers with his private dining in his home in Antipolo, as it sees the brilliant chef traverse the memories of his provincial life through a specially curated tasting menu. Tatung's Private Dining had welcomed guests for Mother's Day last May, and we're certain it will also pull out all the stops for an extraordinary dining experience for the dads and dad figures in our lives. Tables are limited, so make your reservations by emailing [email protected] or calling 0956 660 5913.  

Location: Tatung's Private Dining, Sitio Paenaan, Antipolo, Rizal

Casa Marikit

You just can never go wrong with Italian food for special occasions. This Father's Day, bring dad to the Little Italy in Lipa aka Casa Marikit, where he'll surely love the authentic Italian dishes and wines! Its beautiful, classic interiors and verdant scenery create a lavish, gustatory mood, which is realized through its extensive menu, from appetisers, salads, and soup to meat dishes, pasta, risotto, pizza, dessert, and more. Casa Marikit also offers wines and spirits by the glass or bottle, perfect for families dining here for Father's Day. For Father’s Day, Casa Marikit has a complimentary beverage of the day for dad from June 17-18 for every order worth P3,000. For inquiries, you can contact Casa Marikit at (043) 312 0454 or by emailing [email protected]

Location: Casa Marikit Ristorante Italiano, Banay Banay, Lipa City  

Maura's Place by Mela and Mai

Dining with a view is always a good idea. For Father's Day, you can head to Maura's Place in Antipolo, where you can enjoy outdoor dining with a 270-degree unobstructive view of the city. Although a breakfast and brunch place, this restaurant is also perfect if you want to celebrate Father's Day while watching the sun go down with your loved ones (which makes for beautiful, picturesque moments!). Maura's Place offers a wide variety of food choices, from waffles, omelettes, rice meals, and pasta to chicken wings, rustic pizza, desserts, and more. For inquiries, you may call 0961 470 0935 or email [email protected]

Location: Maura's Place by Mela and Mai, 0011 Unit 2 Granada Street, Pagrai Hills Subdivision, Barangay Cupang, Antipolo City, Rizal

Burrow Cafe

Here's another beautiful spot fit for Father's Day. This underground café is located within the grounds of Antipolo Beehouse and is a hidden haven that can be accessed by guests 95 steps down from the gate. The café, built by artisan builder Vitty Gutierrez, allows guests to be one with nature, accompanied by a curated seasonal menu by Chef Danilo Puga II. It offers all-day breakfast, brunch, and lunch from 8 AM-4 PM on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays and 8 AM-5 PM on Saturdays, Sundays, and select holidays. Make your reservations here.  

Location: Burrow Café, 113 Beverly Hills Avenue, Antipolo City, Rizal

Cabanas Dine and Bar

If your dad loves live music, then Cabanas Dine and Bar in Tagaytay is the place to be this Father's Day. This glass restaurant offers breathtaking views of Taal Lake and is the perfect spot to also watch the sun go down. It also has daily live music beginning at 7 PM and a variety of menu offerings, such as sinigang na salmon (perfect for the chilly weather!), sizzling bulalo, baby back ribs, grilled liempo, stuffed squid, lechon belly, fresh crabs, and so much more. Cabanas Dine and Bar is open every day from 10 AM-12 AM. For inquiries, you may call 0966 937 0626 or email [email protected]

Location: Cabanas Dine and Bar, 9034 Tagaytay-Nasugbu Road, Silang Junction South, Tagaytay City

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