What’s your favorite time of the day? Mine is merienda time! So I thought, why not share with you guys some of the best places to have merienda with the whole family? Everyone loves this time of the day anyways, right? So without further ado, here are nine merienda spots where parents and kiddos can have a fantastic time!
If you’re looking to have an artsy afternoon with the kiddos, this is the perfect place for you! You can enjoy great art with good food! Sounds like a steal, right?
Where: 190 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes Paranaque
Contact: (02) 825-8810
2. Bengal Brew
Dog and cat lovers, raise your hands! This is the first twin pet café in the Philippines, and I’m sure the kids will love it! There are definitely more than enough furry friends to play and cuddle with! They have pugs, Siberian huskies, Alaskan malamutes, Bengal cats, and many more!
Where: Manhattan Parkview, General Malvar Avenue, Araneta Center, Quezon City
Contact: (02) 238-5655
If you want to bring some healthy competition to the tabletop, Hungry Meeples is the place to go! Eating light snacks while playing fun board games is a great way to bond and have fun with the whole fam!
Where: Pinnacle Bldg., Congressional Avenue Extension Quezon City
Contact: (0917) 964-6760
4. Oh, Bento
Aside from the kawaii (cute) ambiance, you and your kids can enjoy adorable and Instagram-worthy dishes like their fortune pancake, themed pizza, and D.I.Y. Bento box!
Where: 3FF-4 Solenad 3 Mall, Ayala Malls, Nuvali, Don Jose, Santa Rosa, Laguna
Contact: (049) 544-5437
If your family is on the hunt for good pizza, look no further because Peperoni Pizzeria offers their signature 21-inch pizza! That’s more than enough for the whole family to share (and take home)! They also have an annual Kids Pizza Making Workshop every May so you might want to pay them an extra visit around that month.
Where: 3rd Floor, Uptown Mall, 36th Street Corner 9th Avenue, 1634 Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Contact: (02) 802-0958
Now, if you can’t have enough cuteness or you just want some furry buddies to eat merienda with, you might want to hang out with the pups from Pups and Cups! They offer delicious and equally adorable food that the whole family can enjoy!
Where: 363 El Grande Avenue, Paranaque City
Contact: (02) 801-6358
For the family who shares the same passion for sweets and cookies, Scout’s Honor’s chocolate and matcha with black sesame cookies might be the best way to indulge! Not only that, they also allow you to customize and make your own cookie! Sweet, isn’t it?
Where: 4th Level Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City
Contact: (02) 887-2698
If you want a healthier alternative, Staple and Perk Café’s vegetarian-friendly menu is the one for you! They’re also known for their good coffee, so you can enjoy that while the kids enjoy their best-selling sandwiches!
Where: Ecoplaza Bldg., 2305 Chino Roces Ave, Makati City
Contact: (02) 832-9276
You just can’t miss out on their milkshakes! If you don’t want your kids on a never-ending sugar rush, don’t worry! They also have a kiddie menu with classic and fun dishes they can enjoy, like their baby cakes and kiddie waffles!
Where: Shangri-La at the Fort Manila, Taguig City
Contact: (02) 958-5175