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“Very cozy, Very homey”
Review of Arca's Yard Cafe

Arca's Yard Cafe
Ranked #19 of 392 Restaurants in Baguio
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this beautiful cafe at rhe top of the mountain. Beautiful view and very beautiful place. A 3- in -1 place. A museum, library, and cafe. We were suppose to have snack but decided to have early dinner. Their menu was so tempting, couldnt resist the pata tim, dinengdeng ( veggies with ambuklao tilapia. While waiting for our food, we toured the whole place. They have very beautiful artifacts and lotsa books. One of the staff came to call us, when our food was about to be served.
We were so stuffed but we had to try the camote pie ala mode and camote ice cream. Oh, My!! Its a not-to-miss dessert. All the staff are so pleasant, well trained and efficient. One will want to go back every now and then

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went here last January 2018, and we totally enjoyed our stay here. Arca’s Yard has a wide variety of meals on their menu; ranging from pastas, rice meals, breads, pies, salads, and hot and cold beverages. Aside from their different food choices, travelers will surely love its relaxing environment.

Arca’s Yard is like a classic American-style home at three-story high converted into a comfortable coffee shop. It is situated on an elevated terrain, and the place is evenly ventilated by cool mountain breeze coming from its wide doorways and windows.

The wooden floor also provides a rustic vibe, and the interior is lit with natural light which amplifies the beauty of the coffee shop. The whole cafe is embellished with paintings, tribal items and antiques. The upper floor of the cafe contains the attic which contains sitting mats and cushions on the floor. On the other hand, the main floor has a balcony overlooking the mountainous topography of Baguio City. There’s also a terrace on the other side of the coffee shop with available tables and seats.

Looking for a great place to read? Myriad of books are located at the ground floor of the cafe, perfect for book lovers and readers alike. Menu prices in Arca’s Yard are affordable and reasonable. Since my brother and I went here just to have a chill time, we ordered Cacao Hot Choco and Arca’s Cloud Tea (with cream & wild honey)—both considered as their best sellers. The hot chocolate has an earthy and bitter taste; while their signature cloud tea is creamy with the right sweetness of honey.

We stayed here for a couple of hours in their balcony, sharing stories and ideas while enjoying the panorama of the city, and sipping hot chocolate and tea. I would recommend visiting this place on a weekday if you want to prevent the weekend crowd. Overall, I was convinced that we had a great time, since our stresses had gone down the drain.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

My friends and I found Arca with a pretty good crowd one lazy afternoon. It's a little out of the usual way but its a pretty good place to cozy up and share a meal with the barkada. Food was okay and service a little slow ( maybe because they only have a few servers after lunch hours). ***

Thank Marjoe333
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A great place to relax and enjoy good scenery and good food. Staff are very nice and polite, service with a smile. This is a must for anyone visiting Baguio.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice view, the long ride was worth it. Try their blueberry cheese cake and yogurt with fresh fruits. The staff is very nice and polite.

1  Thank Yab A
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