Baguio Food Review, Part 2: Café by the Ruins

Posted on by Ashley Fruno

Although Café by the Ruins is not a strictly vegetarian restaurant, there is a vegetarian section on the menu, and some of their other dishes can be made vegan. If you’re looking for a higher-end dining option in Baguio, Café by the Ruins is the perfect place for anniversaries, birthdays, or just a fun dinner out with friends.

We sampled the Stuffed Tofu in Tamarind Sauce, Fried Shiitake and Chives Wonton, Pumpkin Soup, and Saba (a type of banana) as well as Tofu in Fresh Tomato Sauce With Mountain Rice. I loved everything, but I think I ate almost the whole plate of the wontons! They were delicious! I was also very impressed with the creativity of the chef—at some restaurants, vegetarian means boiled vegetables, but Café by the Ruins offers vegans so much more than that!


All in all, Café by the Ruins is well worth the splurge. When you visit Baguio, be sure to try the strawberry taho, available from street sellers all over the city. It’s not to be missed!

Check it out at:
Café by the Ruins
25 Shuntug Road
Baguio City, 2600
(074) 442 4010

Posted by guest blogger and PETA activist Jana Sevilla