In the midst of the ever-growing craze for cozy coffee shops, we’ve taken the initiative to curate an extensive list of those conveniently closest to you.
When Metro Manila is uttered, the mental image conjures the hustle and bustle of sleepless streets, a sea of people, and skyscrapers. However, amidst the urban chaos lies a treasure trove of Instagram-worthy spots, with cozy coffee shops taking center stage—perfect for work dates, meetings, or leisurely brunches with your buddies.
These cafes have become more than just spaces to savor a cup of joe; they’ve transformed into Instagram-worthy spectacles. As new cafes continually make waves on platforms like TikTok, deciding where to spend your next day-off becomes a delightful dilemma. To ease your choice, we’ve taken the initiative to curate a list of 9 must-visit cafes, strategically located for your convenience. From the heart of the city to hidden gems in neighborhoods, these establishments promise not only a caffeine fix but also an aesthetic feast for your Instagram feed.
If you’re still in search of the perfect place to round off your weekend, look no further than Borro Manila. It flawlessly blends al fresco charm with upscale indoor dining, offering a unique menu featuring their star dish, Salmon Parmigiano. While Borro Manila is ideal for foodies seeking culinary mastery, it’s also welcoming to your furry friends—a one-stop shop for a heartwarming meal experience!
Borro Manila is located at 10 Sct. Borromeo Cor. Sct. Tobias, Quezon City.
Corner House (San Juan)
We’re fairly certain you’ve passed by Corner House without realizing it’s another one of those trending coffee shops in the Metro. If you want a sneak peek of what’s right around the corner, it’s time to pay this viral café a visit. Apart from its multi-floored and aesthetically pleasing spaces, this shop boasts a long list of brewery. While we can’t choose a favorite from their caffeine fixes, their Okinawan onigiri is definitely a must-try.
The Corner House is located at P Guevarra, cor Recto, San Juan.
If you’re looking for the perfect pink wall for your Instagram feed, Deuces Coffee has got you covered. Apart from its aesthetically pleasing exteriors that will elevate your ‘gram game, this café offers an amazing menu brimming with breakfast delights, delectable pastries, and crafted coffee. And yes, they’re also fur-family-friendly.
Deuces Coffee has locations at Perea, Makati City and Paz Madrigal Plaza, Madrigal Business Park.
Hatch + Hoolman
Seeking that perfect place to work without sacrificing comfort? Look no further than Hatch + Hoolman. Step into their cozy interior—it’s like a warm hug in a bustling world. Beyond the inviting ambiance, their Calamansi Croissants and Walnut Brownies possess a charm that feels like a break in the midst of a busy day.
If you’re into cars, turn your Fast & Furious fantasies into reality at the Karrera Showroom. Inside, there’s a well-curated mix of automotive art, classic cars, and memorabilia. And of course, you shouldn’t miss out on their Strawberry and Apple French toast, Salsiccia Piccante Pizza, and cups of curated coffee.
Karrera Showroom is located at 360 Corporate Woods Ave, Alabang, Muntinlupa.
Type A Coffee
Halo-Halo flavored coffee, clay pottery, and furry friends as company? You should definitely check out this unique café in Mandaluyong City. At Type A Coffee, your imagination is the limit—you can blend your own beverage. From Cereal Milk to Mocha Milk and many more, their Panama cold brew is crafted perfectly to pair with various milk mixers, ensuring your coffee hits the spot.
Type A Coffee is located at 7 Sheridan, Mandaluyong.
The Vibe Bar + Cafe
Looking for the newest Bali-inspired al fresco bar and cafe in Quezon City? It’s The Vibe—literally. Whether you’re into a Mint Latte for a midweek break or an Amaretto Spritz for a wild after-party, this is the perfect place for day-to-night shenanigans.
The Vibe Cafe + Bar is located at 71-73 Sct. Limbaga St., Tomas Morato Ave., Quezon City.
Vitals Coffee & Bread
Indulge in Vitals Coffee and Bread’s signature Spanish Latte and matcha creations. Though they haven’t had their grand opening yet, this coffee shop is already going viral on social media. Every post has me craving their Tomato Pasta paired with a blended beverage. Well, it’s definitely a must-visit café in Manila.
Vitals Coffee and Bread is located at F. Blumentritt St. Corner R. Pascual St., Manila.
This café is a retail shop and function space all rolled into one. From its meticulously crafted coffee beverages to its inviting ambiance, Xception is more than just a place to grab a cup of joe—it’s a gathering spot that celebrates the community’s love for caffeine, art, and shared moments.
Xception has locations at Acienda, Biltmore, and Shangri-La BGC.