9 Remarkable Themed Cafes in the Philippines


Unique. Does this single word give an impact? Yep! Most of us want to see and experience uniqueness in everything. Sometimes, for us to be remembered we are doing strange things that will make as our trademark. Isn’t it is easy to remember something if we find it really odd?  Perhaps, this concept had crossed restaurant/cafe owners’ mind. If you’ve noticed, it is no longer new to us that there are lots of food stores that make their own ways to be recognized and be retained to people’s mind. And some of them go for having a unique cafe or restaurant theme that could catch diners’ attentions, just like these unique-themed cafes that can be found in Metro Manila!

1. Hugot Cafe

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Did someone just broke your heart? Or are you feeling pissed with the kind of workmates you have? Shout it out. I mean, make hugot and write it down. But, where? Oh, there’s this cafe in Manila where hugoteras / hugoteros go, ‘course it has the same name Hugot Cafe!

Location: Bisjac, 1400 Caloocan, Philippines

Hours: Tue-Sun, 1:00PM – 11:00PM; Closed on Mondays

Contact: @hugotcafe

2. Hello Kitty Cafe

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Konnichiwa! Get enticed with your Japanese bestfriend – Hello Kitty, and drink coffee with her. So, if you’re feeling lonely or sad, don’t be, honey. Hello Kitty will always be at Hello Kitty Cafe, waiting for you.

Location: Bago Bantay, Quezon City, Metro Manila

Hours: Mon-Sun, 10:00AM – 10:00PM

3. Cafe Aquatica

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Wondering where to find Nemo and its friends? Why not look for them at Cafe Aquatica? Oops, before you proceed on finding them, take a seat first and chill out for a moment. (Smile).

Location: 619 Norberto St. Binondo Manila San Juan Rizal, Philippines

Hours: Mon-Sat, 8:00AM – 8:00PM; Sun, 10:00AM – 10:00PM

Contact: @CafeAquaticaPH

4. Shutter Cafe

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Whether you’re a professional photographer or a self-proclaimed one, Shutter cafe will surely make a spot in your heart. Capture every moment spent here!

Location: 118 Sct. Dr. Lazcano St., Brgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines

Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00AM – 9:00PM

Contact: (02) 871 9342

5. Game Over PH

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‘Bet there are lots of Pinoys who are addicted with different kinds of games, right? Are you one of them? Great! There’s a designed place for you and your likes – Game Over PH. Come over and have fun while your game isn’t over yet.

Location: 31 Xavierville Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines

Hours: Mon, 12:00PM – 10:00PM; Tue-Thu, 11:00AM – 1:00AM; Fri-Sat, 11:00AM – 1:00AM; Sun, 12:00PM – 10:00PM

Contact: @GameOverPH

6. Amidala Cafe

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Can’t get enough of Star Wars? If so, let Amidala Cafe (located at Cebu) take you out of this world! May the force be with you!

Location: Maria Christina Arcade, Ground Floor, Cebu City, Philippines

Hours: Mon-Fri, 11:00AM – 2:00PM; Sat-Sun, 2:00PM – 12:00AM

Contact: 0942-613-1367

7. Camping Date

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Want to camp yet hate the idea of bringing all your camping needs? Chill out, friend! Camping Date (Baguio) will handle that for you! Enjoy hassle-free indoor camping!

Location: #16 Legarda Road, Baguio City, Philippines

Hours: Mon-Wed, 3:00PM – 1:00AM; Thu-Sun, 12:00PM – 1:00AM

Contact: 0927-487-8282

8. Gefseis Greek Grill

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Greece? Wake up, you are still in the Philippines (La Union to be specific). Don’t need to go farther just to experience Santorini, just head your way up north and feel like you’re in Greece at Gefseis Greek Grill!

Location: San Juan Surf Area Urbiztondo, San Juan, La Union

Hours: Mon-Sun, 9:00AM – 12:00AM

Contact: @GefseisGreekGrill

9. Ahi Hawaii

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Aloha! Step inside Ahi Hawaii and forget that you’re in the Philippines for awhile. This Hawaii-inspired cafe will make you experience and enjoy Hawaiian cuisine!

Location: #3 Maginhawa Street, Quezon City, Philippines

Hours: Mon-Sat, 11:00AM – 10:00PM; Closed on Sundays

Contact: 0917-827-4919

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