(From Adventures in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Article by Renzie Baluyut.)
A relatively new establishment down the Tagaytay-Calamba Road here in Tagaytay City, we’ve only seen their banner right up along the main road (just after Discovery Country Suites and Estancia Hotel), and it wasn’t until this morning that we decided to come check it out.
Metro Tagaytay has a lot of great breakfast spots, but as far as waffles go, the only two restaurants that come to mind are Breakfast at Antonio’s, and Pancake House (both are favorites of ours).
So how does The Wicked Waffle stack up? We thought we’d give them a try to find out for ourselves.
The Wicked Waffle is located right along Tagaytay-Calamba Road within Chateau Beatrice, also a relatively new establishment in Tagaytay City (I’ll probably write about this bed and breakfast some other time). Coming from Manila, taking the Tagaytay-Sta. Rosa Road, you’ll find it to your left, about halfway from the junction with Tagaytay Econo Hotel, to the Tagaytay Rotunda. You’ll see it right after Discovery Suites Tagaytay, Estancia Hotel, and the Iglesia ni Kristo Chapel.
Coming from Batangas, or the Tagaytay Rotunda, The Wicked Waffle will be on your right, immediately after Lee Boutique Hotel and Aroma Tagaytay Apartelle. There’s parking enough for a few cars out in front, and then there’s a fairly steep climb down a flight of stairs.
As you might expect, The Wicked Waffle does have a whole bunch of waffles in their menu, from waffle breakfast sets, to waffle sandwiches, and waffle desserts. In addition to waffles and pancakes, they’ve got the usual assortment of regular Filipino breakfast items, as well as omelettes, sandwiches, burgers, and pasta.
We had the Breakfast of Champions and the Hamonado Longganisa.
The Breakfast of Champions hooks you up with one of their signature waffles, with a serving of scrambled eggs on top, potato wedges, and bacon. That’s a winner in my book, right there. And yes, it’s pretty heavy. Don’t forget to ask for some butter to smear on your waffle before drenching it in syrup.
The Hamonado Longganisa, is pretty much what it says it is. And while it does come with unlimited garlic rice, the serving that came with the meal was enough for us. More photos of our weekend breakfast:
Menu Photos Here are photos of the menu at The Wicked Waffle.
Prices are fairly reasonable, and if you’re really into loading up on the carbs, the unlimited garlic rice option might appeal to you. Next time, I just might try their fried chicken or one of the burgers.
The Wicked Waffle Tagaytay is owned and operated by the same guys who run The Wicked Waffle restaurants at SM Manila, Eastwood, Katipunan, McKinley Hill, etc.
Seemed we were the only ones around having breakfast at the time of our visit, although we did hear some guests inside Chateau Beatrice.
And while you’re right along the main road, it’s pretty quiet down at The Wicked Waffle, so it’s probably a great place for a relaxed date, or a meeting with your wedding planner or business partners.
You also might want to consider the place for a small party– perhaps 20, no more than 30 guests. Too bad they don’t have a view overlooking the lake, though.
Contact The Wicked Waffle Tagaytay
These photos from The Wicked Waffle facebook page.
The Wicked Waffle (and Chateau Beatrice)
Address: 333 Tagaytay-Calamba Road, Tagaytay City
Contact Number/s: (+63 998) 557.1319 and (+63 2) 219.1975
No website found, but you may check out their Facebook page here.
Email The Wicked Waffle here.