Whether you’re an avid coffee drinker or just hunting for lovely views near the city, these coffee shops are perfect.
Images: Rooster Café & Resto (L); Kusinata (R) Facebook pages
Bacolod is a city that offers many attractions: historic houses, resort parks, strips of delicious restaurants, and many more. Lucky for you, these outdoor coffee shops near Bacolod are just a stone’s throw away from the metro! Ask any local where to find these near cheap Bacolod coffee shops but good quality coffee, and you will end up with a list of several cafés around the city.
Whether you’re yearning for a coffee getaway or just thinking of finding new chill spots near Bacolod, read on and check out these outdoor coffee shops with a view near Bacolod. You could travel by bus or conveniently bring your car. The smell of fresh-brewed coffee mixed with the natural breeze from the trees is just a ride away.
Where:Barangay Guimbalaon (going Lantawan), Silay City, Negros Occidental
Operating Hours:Daily; 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Recommended Budget for Two:PhP700
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Rooster Café & Resto crows of its delicious menus
Images: Rooster Café & Resto Facebook page
First on our list of outdoor coffee shops near Bacolod is this chicken farm café with a breathtaking view of nature attracts a lot of caffeine junkies, tourists, and even bikers. Rooster Café & Resto is a nearby Bacolod coffee shop where you can experience picture-perfect scenery and fresh air while having your food. There are birdcage chairs at the side of the café where you can pose for your Instagram feed. If you come with a large group, this outdoor coffee shop’s floor table with cushions, partnered with a charming view of the surrounding, is ideal for your get-together. Try the mango and strawberry tapioca, especially during humid days at this outdoor coffee shop.
How to get to Rooster Café & Resto: Board a Victorias Ceres bus at the North Ceres Terminal and get off at Silay Public Market. Go to the back of the market, find a jeepney to Barangay Guimbalaon, and ask the driver to drop you off at Sitio Mansiginon. From there, find a habal-habal (motorcycle for hire) and tell the driver to bring you to Rooster Café & Resto.
Where:Barangay Kumaliskis, Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental
Operating Hours:Monday to Sunday; 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Recommended Budget for Two:PhP1,000 (minimum entrance fee for five people)
Besides having coffee, you can relax and destress with Jomax Peak’s Whole Body Therapeutic Massage at only PhP150.
Images: Jomax Peak Facebook page
The next spot of the outdoor coffee shop is the famous chill spot near Bacolod, Jomax Peak. Jomax Peak is not just a nearby Bacolod coffee shop but also offers daytime accommodations and overnight camping for guests with reservations ahead of time. Most visitors stay at night and camp under the stars, and when sunlight greets the morning, guests start the day with a fantastic panoramic view of the mountain. Note that this outdoor coffee shop facility has guidelines to maintain peace and respect the customers’ privacy.
How to get to Jomax Peak: Get on a San Carlos via Don Salvador Ceres bus at the South Ceres Terminal. Tell the bus conductor or driver to drop you off in Jomax Peak. The café is along the highway, so it is easy to spot.
Where:Baranggay Kumaliskis, Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental
Operating Hours:Tuesday to Sunday; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Recommended Budget for Two:PhP600
“Kusinata” comes from the phrase “Kitchen for the Ata” since it is dedicated to indigenous people.
Images: Kusinata Facebok page
This nearby Bacolod coffee shop can detoxify and refresh one’s mind. This outdoor coffee shop near Bacolod has a cliff overlooking green mountains and the lush scenery of Malatan-og Falls. The beautiful view complements the restaurant’s unique dishes of international standards using indigenous ingredients from Don Salvador Benedicto’s forests. Kusinata is not only an outdoor coffee shop and restaurant. Still, it is also a social enterprise advocacy focused on providing livelihood training to the indigenous people (IPs) who are given jobs. Although the restaurant is only open on weekends, arrangements can also be made for large groups to visit during weekdays, a perfect chill spot near Bacolod.
How to get to Kusinata: Following the exact directions on how to get to Don Salvador Benedicto from the previous two numbers, ask the bus conductor to drop you off at Kusinata, previously known as KM 48.5.
4. Duyan Café
Where:Sitio Lantawan, Barangay Guimbalaon, Silay City, Negros Occidental
Pop by for a bite and a view at the Duyan Café located at Sitio Lantawan, Silay City.
Image: Duyan Café Facebook page
The glorious display of green slopes and cerulean horizon will welcome you when you step foot at this nearby Bacolod coffee shop. The next on our list of coffee shops near Bacolod will give you Bask of fresh air while sipping a hot cup of coffee at Duyan Café. The Hiligaynon term “duyan” of this chill spot near Bacolod means cradle or hammock, which describes customers’ experience: idly swinging and passing the time while enjoying the company of friends. At this outdoor coffee shop, there are also tables for two and a deck where customers can face a picturesque view of the mountain while eating and drinking.
June 2023 Update:Duyan Café is permanently closed. But don’t worry! Check outThe Red Barnin Silay City for possible replacement
5. Stonepeak Café
Where:KM 45 Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental
Stonepeak Café also accommodates guests’ requests for wedding photoshoots or special events.
Image: Stonepeak Café Facebook page
Stonepeak Café is a nearby outdoor coffee shop in Bacolod where you will be greeted by pine trees, a stone house, and a penchant for romance. You might also leave with a booking for your wedding at this nearby Bacolod coffee shop! This garden café is most charming during sundown—perfect for silhouette photo-ops. Positioned in KM 45, the place is relaxing during the early morning and late afternoon since the area is in the open and would be hot during midday. Hence, visiting the outdoor coffee shop when the sun is not at its peak is best.
June 2023 Update:Stonepeak Café is permanently closed. But don’t worry! Check outKurvada Caféin Don Salvador Benedicto for possible replacement
Away from the bustle and hustle of the city, have your cup of coffee in peace in one of these outdoor cafés.
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This article was initially published in Yoorekka on January 14, 2020.
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Shanice Reyes writes to buy herself good coffee and bike parts. When she's not writing, you can find her playing Ultimate Frisbee, traveling to new places, or hanging out with her dogs and tarantulas. Though she has an irrational fear of heights, she'd love to try sky-diving one day.
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