Here is a comprehensive guide if you wish to visit Good Taste Cafe and Restaurant, one of the best yet affordable restaurants in Baguio.
I’m a local of Baguio City and you bet, I’ve been to most of its popular restaurants. Now if you ask me, “What is my favorite?” Without a hint of doubt, I would say in a resounding tone, “Good Taste Baguio!”
Both locals and visitors troop and easily fill Good Taste Baguio for one common reason: They serve sumptuous and tasty meals at a very affordable price.
With less than Php 100, you can have a meal consisting of meat, vegetable, soup, water, and other extras. A plate of that is good for 2 people. That is why some customers acclaim that the restaurant is high-end in quality but budget-friendly.
Yes, you should come here to make the most out of your Baguio itinerary.
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How to Go to Good Taste Baguio
That depends. You should know that the restaurant has two branches in Baguio City namely, Good Taste Legarda and Good Taste Main Branch.
Now here is how you get to them.
Good Taste Baguio Legarda
- Location: Otek Street, Baguio City
- Contact: 0919 123 4567
- Operating Time: 24 hours
- Features: Bigger Building, More Spacious Parking, Near Burnham Park
Good Taste Baguio Legarda is the more popular option because of its proximity to Burnham Park, the bus stations, Session Road, SM Baguio, and other top attractions in Baguio City. It also has a bigger and more spacious building consisting of five stories with a wide parking space on the base. It’s located at Otek Street, a few minutes of walk from Burnham Park and the Baguio City Hall.
Here is how you get there.
From Victory Liner Station, ride a taxi and tell the driver to drop you at Good Taste Baguio Legarda near Burnham Park. Travel time takes 10-20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. The fare should be less than Php 150.
If you wish to stretch your muscles, you can walk your way there. From Victory station, follow the road leading to SM Baguio and Session Road. Continue until you reach Jollibee on Lower Session. There, you’ll find a road to the left.
Follow this for some meters, cross the highway, then tread on the pathway to the right. Follow it until you reach Burnham Park. You can ask local sellers there to give you directions to reach Good Taste Legarda. All in all, the trek should take you 20-30 minutes at an average pace.
Good Taste Baguio Main Branch
- Location: Rajah Matanda Street, Baguio (back of Center Mall)
- Contact: (074) 444 2201
- Operating Time: 24 hours
- Features: Near the GL Trans which has trips to Sagada and near jeep stations bound to La Trinidad Strawberry Farm
The main branch is the original Good Taste Baguio. It used to rent a small space of the building but since then, grew and expanded rapidly. Only the second floor is utilized for dining. The first floor is for those waiting for take-outs. it also has a base for parking.
How do you get there?
From Victory Liner Station, hop on a jeep and tell the driver to take you to Good Taste Baguio at the back of Center Mall. Travel time takes 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic. Fare is also less than Php 150.
If you also plan to walk to catch some sights or enjoy the cool atmosphere, follow the road to Session. Continue to the lower Session until you reach the People’s Park. Follow the path to the right, crossing a road twice until you reach Center Mall.
From there, walk for some meters and you’ll see the entrance of Good Taste Baguio. Feeling lost? You can always ask the locals for directions. The trek can take you up to 25 minutes at a regular pace.
Good Taste Baguio Menu
Both Good Taste Baguio branches offer the same set of meals. They are categorized as Combo Meals (individual serving), and Family Style (group serving). They also have desserts and drinks.
Every meal is accompanied by unlimited free soup, free water, and basic condiments like calamansi, sili, soy sauce, and vinegar.
Now here is a detailed breakdown of Good Taste Baguio Menu with the corresponding rates:
A combo meal is good for one person. I tell you though, it can fill two hungry stomachs!
- Good Taste Fried Rice – Php 115
- Good Taste Rice – Php 95
- Fish, Shrimp Tofu Rice – Php 120
- Tofu Shrimp Rice – Php 110
- Halabos na Hipon Rice – Php 110
- Beef Rice Meals – Php 90 to Php 95
- Chicken Rice Meals – Php 90
- Other Fried Rice Meals – Php 80 to Php 90
- Lechon Rice Meals – Php 90 to Php 95
- Shanghai Lumpia Rice – Php 90
- Steamed Chicken Rice – Php 90
- Tofu Vegetable Rice – Php 90
Tip: One of the best selling is Good Taste Rice which consists of fried chicken, mixed vegetables, steamed rice, and pork on one plate! It’s an innovative rendition of the famous Jack’s Rice by Jack’s Restaurant which popularized this style of cooking.
Each serving is good for two to five persons.
- Hot and spicy buttered chicken – Php 180 (Half), Php 360 (Whole)
- Buttered Chicken – Php 170 (Half), Php 340 (Whole)
- Garlic Buttered Chicken – Php 170 (Half), Php 340 (Whole)
- Fried Chicken – Php 150 (Half), Php 300 (Whole)
- Steamed Chicken – Php 150 (Half), Php 300 (Whole)
- Sweet and Sour Chicken – Php 195 (Whole)
- Crispy Pata – Php 300
- Pork Hong Ba – Php 330
- Tilapia Servings – Php 130 to Php 220
- Fish Shrimp Tofu – Php 200
- Halabos na Hipon – Php 180
- Tofu with Shrimp – Php 180
- Adobong Hito – Php 170
- Ginataang Hito – Php 170
- Sweet and Sour Fish Fillet – Php 180
- Fish Fillet with Tofu – Php 170
- Fish Fillet with Vegetables – Php 160
- Asado – Php 165
- Beef Meals – Php 145 to Php 180
- Chicken Meals – Php 145 to Php 155
Tip: One of the best-selling Family Style Menu of Good Taste Baguio is the buttered and steamed chicken. The steamed chicken comes with savory herbs and spices, giving it an irresistible aroma and mouthwatering taste.
- Cold Beverage
- Hot Beverage
- Special Soup
Good Taste Baguio Delivery
For Good Taste Baguio delivery, contact the following:
- Mobile Number: 0975 821 8743
Delivery time is 24/7.
Tips and Reminders
- If you wish to avoid the crowd, visit Good Taste Baguio in the early morning or late in the afternoon.
- Waiting time for an order usually takes 10-25 minutes since they will still have to cook it for you so it’s served fresh.
- While waiting, you can ask a waiter to bring water and soup. You can sip a cup or two while waiting for your order.
- If you’re coming with a group, it’s best to come early to reserve seats. Good Taste Baguio has tables that can cater to more than 20 people.