Regardless of color, bitterness, or cup, no other drink can replace coffee as our favorite beverage. Obvious ba? Eh, laging puno ang mga coffee shops sa mall! But don’t frown, friend. If your go-to café is always full, find here underrated coffee shops in and near San Pedro that’ll make you say, “Ba’t hindi ko ‘to nalaman agad?”
Where to find: San Antonio, Biñan City, Laguna
Price range: 20 – 150 pesos
Must-try: Barkada meal, pastries, and coffee drinks
If you want to try your favorite frappe in an SLR camera lens mug and in a cozy, cabin-like ambiance, Cafegraphy is the place to go. Here, you can indulge on their tall shakes, silog meals, and best-selling Barkada Meal for a price that even students can afford.
You can already spot Cafegraphy from the highway, across Umbria Mall near Pavilion Mall, so you and your friends can extend your bonding after going on a food trip. Oh, di ba, makakagala pa kayo?
Where to find: Maharlika Avenue, United San Pedro Subd., San Pedro, Laguna
Price range: 45 – 220 pesos
Must-try: Pastries and frappes
Going back to San Pedro, Te Amo Café and Restaurant is, in fact, the perfect place to enjoy a mug of crazy shake at a crazily low price. What makes this “crazy shake haven” one of the underrated coffee shops in and near San Pedro is that it serves its customers more than just great coffee.
This homey coffee shop offers burgers, pancakes, rice meals, and pastries, too, you can share with your friends, family members, or ka-date. So, if you’re through Petsa de Peligro and are looking for an accessible coffee shop in San Pedro, try Te Amo Café and Restaurant with your loved one(s).
3. Café MnR
Where to find: Shopwise (San Pedro Branch) and SM Muntinlupa
Price range: 50 – 250 pesos
Who says you can’t have fine, affordable coffee in an elegant place? If you happen to shop at SM Muntinlupa or Shopwise (San Pedro branch)—and have merienda, give Café MnR a shot.
This underrated café isn’t only the best in pasta dishes such as Carbonara, Meaty Bolognese, and Chicken Mestizo. You can enjoy milk tea, rice meals, and sandwiches while lounging in the place’s elegant, yet cozy atmosphere, too! As if it wasn’t enough, Café MnR offers mouth-watering pastries and customized cakes for special occasions, too.
Where to find: Block 11, Lot 1, Juan Luna Avenue, Chrysanthemum Village, San Pedro, Laguna 4023
Price range: 60 – 150 pesos
Must-try: Pastries and pastas
If you’re a certified sweet tooth, you wouldn’t want to miss what Coffee Time Cafe has in store for you. Here, you can, rather, indulge on popular-coffee-shop quality cakes and cupcakes at a cost that won’t give your wallet diabetes. Who would have thought you can have a Crème Brûlée cake for just 60 pesos?
Clearly, you’ll love everything about this place. The atmosphere, too, is so pleasing and cozy, it’ll make you wish it’s your own house. So, the next time you crave for something sweet, head to Coffee Time Cafe to treat yourself!
5. Qaldi Café
Where to find: Minerva Vineyard, Putatan, Muntinlupa City 1772
Price range: 150 – 250 pesos
Must-try: Chicken dishes and frappes
Speak of a coffee shop that has an air of hotel-like elegance, Qaldi Café, is the top choice. What makes this place one of the underrated coffee shops in and near San Pedro is that it serves restaurant-quality foods—and yes—unli chicken, too!
Unlike typical, average-sized coffee shops, Qaldi Café’s spacious spot can hold parties, group meetings, and other occasions. So, if ever your boss is looking for a great place to hold special talks or events, include Qaldi Café in your suggestions.
Where to find: Macaria Avenue corner 6th Street, Pacita Complex I, San Pedro City, Laguna
Price Range: 55 – 155 pesos on drinks
Must-try: Nachos and frappes
Now, is there a better way to enjoy a cup of coffee than being in a cozy space, listening to live acoustic music, or spoken poetry? If you want to further rejuvenate your senses with your barkada the extra amazing way, Maestro Fedeli Café has got you covered.
So, bring your monopod and powerbank, too, because the food, ambiance, and their latte arts are instagrammable. Don’t be surprised either if you bump into celebrities such as Ronnie Alonte, Julia Baretto, or Loisa Andalio because this place is worth the hype!
7. Cups & Pieces
Where to find: Main Road, Pacita Complex I, San Pedro, Laguna 4023 (in front of Alfamart)
Price range: 49 to 159 pesos
Must-try: Nachos, frappes, and milkshakes
You needn’t go farther than San Pedro just to find a coffee shop that serves well-blended frappes, hot and cold drinks, tasty meals, and thrilling games. Just head to Pacita Complex I where Cups & Pieces is waiting to give the caffeine rush you and your friends will enjoy.
Here, you won’t only love the budget-friendly food and drinks they offer. You’ll love, too, the cereal box displays and the games customers claim will “test” your barkadahan. So, keep your strength in check because Cups & Pieces is sure to be the house of thrill and shrill na babalik-balikan ninyo.
Coffee lovers, have you picked which among these underrated coffee shops in and near San Pedro you’ll visit first? Share this to your fellow coffee aficionado friends and family to let them know!