The pandemic has everyone dreaming of enjoying the outdoors with friends and family sans the mask, the face shield, and the social distancing. As we wait for that day, why not plan ahead? Here's a place you should consider adding to your post-pandemic local travel bucket list: Cafe Agusta, a Santorini-inspired roof deck cafe located in Rizal.
Cafe Agusta has different coffee beverages that cover classics such as Espresso, Cafe Americano, Cafe Macchiato, Cappuccino, and Cafe Latte. They also have non-coffee beverages like the Cotton Candy shake, Raspberry Iced Tea, Hot Chocolate, and the Agusta Coolers: Blue Ocean, Cuban Mint, Strawberry, Passion Fruit, Raspberry, and Green Apple.
If you plan on visiting the cafe in the afternoon or in the evening, you might want to consider ordering from their bar menu for a Happy Hour session. They have beer, whiskey, gin, tequila, whiskey, rum, brandy, wine, and cocktails on the menu. (Only if you're 18 or older, of course!)
You can pair your choice of beverage with their appetizers, then follow it up with a hearty meal. Cafe Agusta offers pasta bowls and meaty dishes (they have Baby Back Ribs that only cost P300). If you're visiting the cafe in the morning, they serve well-loved Pinoy breakfast meals, too. There's tapa, tocino, and SPAM meals.
What sets Cafe Agusta apart from all the al fresco cafes in and around the Metro is its dining area that overlooks the Metro Manila skyline. We highly encourage dropping by during sunset so you can see the sky's beautiful colors against the silhouette of the city. It's definitely an Instagram-worthy moment!
Cafe Agusta is located at Grand Heights Road, Antipolo, Rizal. It is open Mondays to Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
As of writing, they are only accepting walk-ins on a first-come-first-serve basis. Guests are required to wear a mask, face shield, and follow safety protocols. Do take note that they are not allowing those below 15 years old and above 65 years old to enter the establishment.
For more information, follow Cafe Agusta on Facebook.
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This story originally appeared on Yummy.ph.
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