Concha’s Garden is an offbeat garden-inspired restaurant and one of Tagaytay’s best kept secret restaurants serving classic and well-loved Filipino dishes. This is its 2nd branch and is owned by Alden Richards.
Since the spike of his and Maine Mendoza’s celebrity tandem ‘AlDub,’ Alden Richards became a household name in the showbiz industry. He has become the face of several brands like McDonald’s, Nescafe, and more. Fast forward to summer 2016 and he’s now ventured into the restaurant scene, opening up a garden-inspired cafe in Cliffhouse, Tagaytay.
Concha’s Garden Cafe is a cozy and quaint restaurant specializing in Filipino dishes. It has beautiful interiors straight out of Pinterest, making it a great place for unique out-of-town escapades. Diners love how it’s a home-away-from-home, a refreshing experience compared to the usual crowded restaurants in Tagaytay.
Its first branch is located inside Mother Earth Gardens in Sta. Rosa Road, Tagaytay. It is the passion project of Gemma Sembrano, a top-selling insurance agent who brought her dream cafe to life in 2014. Inspired by her grandmother, Gemma kept family recipes they’ve passed down many generations ago. When Alden first tried their food 2 years ago, he’s been a regular ever since.
The Beef Morcon: rolled lean meat with egg, sausage, pickles, & liver sauce. Photo from the Concha’s Garden Café website.
Like him, diners have fallen in love with Concha’s Filipino breakfast plates, pastries, and coffee. Their bestsellers include Concha’s Laoya (Sweet Bulalo), Spicy Beef Adobo Ribs, Morcon, and Lechon Belly.
The Boneless Crispy Pork Face, one of the house specialties at Concha’s Garden Café.
Breakfast meals are also available at Concha’s Garden Café, including the Daing Trio– danggit, biya, and pusit fried to a crisp, with pickled radish, egg, & garlic rice.
Concha’s Garden Café also offers a number of salads, including the Ensaladang Pako– a fern salad garnished with fresh onions, tomatoes, and topped with slices of egg.
The Oriental Fried Chicken at Concha’s Garden Café.
This new branch has been open for roughly a month, but it has already gained tons of popularity. Alden’s regular visits at Concha’s also keeps customers enthusiastic each time.
Local showbiz personality Alden Richards stops by Concha’s Garden Cafe from time to time; you just might catch him hanging around on your next visit!
More Concha’s Garden Cafe House Specialties
Thinking of dropping by Concha’s the next time you’re in the neighborhood of Metro Tagaytay? Have a look at their menu here.
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- The chicken adobo sa gata.
- The pork binagoongan.
- The peppered salmon steak.
- Concha’s Laoya- a slightly sweeter version of bulalo soup.
- Concha’s spicy beef adobo ribs.
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Contact Concha’s Garden Cafe
Concha’s Garden Cafe has two branches in Metro Tagaytay, one in Cliffhouse Tagaytay, and another along the Tagaytay-Sta. Rosa Road in Silang, Cavite.
The first branch of Concha’s Garden Café is located right along Tagaytay-Sta. Rosa Road in Silang, about half and hour away from Tagaytay City.
Concha’s Garden Cafe Tagaytay
KM 58 Maharlika East, Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Cliffhouse, Tagaytay
Phone Number/s: (+63 915) 850.7945 and (+63 998) 945.8027
Business Hours: Monday to Friday- 10:00AM to 10:00PM, Weekends and Holidays- 7:30AM to 10:00PM
Concha’s Garden Cafe Silang
Richland Hills Subdivision 1, Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road, Brgy. Puting Kahoy, Silang, Cavite
Phone Number/s: (+63 936) 441.6089 and (+63 932) 591.0444
Business Hours: Monday to Friday- 10:00AM to 9:00PM, Weekends and Holidays- 7:30AM to 10:00PM
Visit the official Concha’s Garden Cafe website here, the Facebook page here, and their Instagaram account here.
The view of Taal Volcano and Taal Lake from outside Concha’s.
This article was originally published on http://ph.phonebooky.com. Photos from the Concha’s Garden Cafe official website.