Iloilo City: A Canned Coffee Wonderland (Cafes & Coffee Houses)

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Local’s favorite Cafés & Coffee Houses in Iloilo City

Disclaimer: I have been to some but not to all the Cafés & Coffee houses mentioned in this blog. Most Photos are from the business Facebook page of each Cafes & Coffee houses.

  • This is not a coffee shop / cafe review, rather this blog contains a list of Coffee houses & Cafés around the city. 
  • This blog aims to guide Coffee lovers (travelers/ tourists) around the city on finding out where “Tambayan” -bonding botique(s) , study comfort zone(s)  & meeting places etc. are found.

City Guide Content:

  • Name of Café/ Coffee House
  • Operating hours
  • Location

I’ve done my research the other day and surprisingly, I have discovered that tourists love Cafés & Coffee shops around the city, infact CAFE HOPPING has been mentioned several times when I asked for the TOP THINGS TO DO in ILOILO CITY.

Here are some responses from my friends & readers:

Hi Ate Levy! Loved Iloilo City, my friend and I went there (and Guimaras) last week. Loved walking in Esplanade then enjoy a heart meal by Smallville. Tons of local cafes to visit too, we went to Madge Cafe, Bluejay Coffee Co and Coffee Break 🙂- JOANNA LUCIÑO

Caffe hopping- JAMES MANIKAN

Food trips / Cafe shop Hops -JEE JEE BEE

Hi Lev, I’ve always admired the interior designs of Iloilo’s Local Cafés, specifically JD & Blue Jay in SM City. – MYKO PARK

Tip: Coffee houses are also best for those OOTD instagram background worthy, I suggest go visit these Cafés & Coffee Houses to get more likes 😉 

***Note: Cafés & Coffee houses are arranged randomly and does not indicate any ranking at all.


Open: 9AM- 9PM

Location: Javellana Lapaz & Megaworld.

2. Havefrost Cafe

Open: 8 AM-10:30 PM

Location: No.39 Del Carmen st. brgy. Javellana Jaro Iloilo City

3. Cafe Panay

-a souvenir stop w/ a coffee shop showcasing local products of Panay and Guimaras.

Open: 10 Am- 8 PM

Location: Molo Mansion

4. Book Latte

Open: 9 AM

Location: Robinsons Iloilo

5. Cafe Libro- enjoy cheap budget meals while watching Korean Dramas in this Café.

Location: E Lopez St. Jaro

6. Nena’s Chicken BBq Iloilo- coffee shop that serves freshly brewed native coffee

resto bar with acoustic singers every Friday and Saturday night

Location: McArthur Drive Cubay, Jaro

7. Cake Lab

Open: Monday to Saturday 11am to 6pm

Location:  Ledesco Village in front of Huasiong School Ledesco Branch

Some of their food menu has funny names ⬇️ (check this one out)

8. Madge Cafe- known for their delicious budget  coffee + meals and accomodating service crews.

Location: Lapaz Public Market

9. Meet street – A place where friends meet. This complex has a cafe, bar and grill, cafeteria, and a restaurant.

Open: 10 AM-12 AM

Location: Burgos Lapaz

10. Bunker Cafe

Open: 10 AM

Location: Fajardo street, Jaro

11. Heavenly creations

Location: Molo


12. Original Biscosho House

Location: Several branches around the city


13. JD Bakeshop

Location: Several branches around the city(SM, Lapaz, Gen Luna St. Etc)

14. Horizon Cafe

Location: Benigno Aquino Ave.


15. Takuri Cafe

Location: Jaro, Iloilo City

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16. Brew Burgers & Cafe

Location: 012, General Luna St., Beside Tibiao Bakery, Front of Days Hotel, Iloilo City, 5000 Iloilo

Open: 8AM–10PM

17. Dulgies Desserts & Cafe – Most themed parties (Birthday, wedding etc.) are held here!

Location: La Sallette Building, Valeria Street, Barangay Danao, Iloilo City, 5000 Iloilo

18. Le Reve Deli & Cafe

Location: CS 1 & 2 RSVP Residence, West Timawa Avenue, Molo, Iloilo City, 5000 Iloilo

19. Coffee break

Location: Several branches around the city ( Arsenal St, Iloilo City Proper, Iloilo City, 5000 Iloilo, Plazuela, Atrium, Intl. Airport. , Lopez Jaena, etc.)

20. Fuel.ph

Location: Benigno Aquino ave. Service Rd. Iloilo City

Open: 11:00 AM- 8:00 PM Mon-Fri



21. Starbucks –

Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability.

Location: Ledesma St, Iloilo City Proper, Iloilo City, Iloilo, (Robinsons Iloilo / SM City Proper)


22. Comma Cafe

Location: MH Del Pilar St, Molo, Iloilo City, Iloilo

Open: 11 AM-10 PM


23. Figaro Iloilo

Location: SM City, Lower GF West Wing, Secondary Hallway, Iloilo

Open:10 AM- 9 PM


24. GREG’S Coffee House (As Recommended by JO VANNE TRIVILEGIO)

Location: G/F Manfreds Place, General Luna Street. Iloilo City

Land Mark: Front of University of San Agustin





25. Organo Gold Business Hub & Coffee Shop (Recommended by LUIGI DAN ALIT)

Location: Acclaim West, WVSU MPC Complex, Luna St., Lapaz

Land Mark: Outside West Visayas State University

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26. Excursion Cafe

Location: E Lopez Street, Jaro Iloilo City



27. Cafe San Angel

Location: Iloilo River, Esplanade


Credits to: Pacifiqa.com

cafe san angel


28. FitStop Bites and Bikes

Aside from Bike Rentals, this place is also a Coffee Shop!

Trivia: This place also hold meetings and art galleries.

Location: BS, Aquino Avenue, Mandurriao Iloilo City

Land Mark: Along Diversion, Bike lane

Open: 8:00 Am- 10:00 PM




29. Loco (Local Coffee)

Location: Stall no.1 food park, North San Jose street Molo

Open: 7AM-12AM

30. Food Park

Location: San Jose Street, Molo
31.CAFE et Al

Location: Molo Plaza

32. Sue’s Cake Gallery

Location: SM CITY Iloilo

33. Bo’s Coffee

Location: Atria Park District

34. Bluejay Coffee

Location: ayala techno club, Sm City, Smallville

35. Cinnarific

Location: SM city Iloilo

Open: 10Am-9PM

36. The Coffee House Beanery

Location: Ledesma street Co. Quezon

37. Zatazza

Location: Atria Park District

37. C’s by L fisher (Photos by Zophar Abelo)

38. Cafe Iloilo

Location: SM city Mandurriao & MH del pilar street, Molo

39. Maridel’s

Location: Plazuela iloilo
40. Buon Gelato*serves italian coffee

Location: SM City & Robinsons

41. San Jose Cafe

Location: Plazuela

42. Tricky’s

Location: Qualimed

*Credits to the owner of the photos in this blog.

Those mentioned above are only few of the numerous coffee shops in Iloilo City. If you think I missed something, please let me know. Comment your suggestions below and I’ll try my best to check them out and include them on this list soon! <3

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  • Jovs September 6, 2016 at 3:55 am

    I suggest Greg’s in front of UNiversity of San Agustin 😀😀😀😀

    • hugginghorizons September 6, 2016 at 4:16 am

      Thanks for the suggestion Jovs! Finally included Greg’s Coffee on the list!

  • Luigi September 6, 2016 at 9:49 am

    Hi Levy! You might want to add Organo Gold just outside WVSU, Excursion Cafe at Jaro, and Cafe San Angel at Esplanade. Great blog, btw!

    • hugginghorizons September 6, 2016 at 9:52 am

      Hello Luigi! Thank you so much for helping me keep this Cafe list updated! I’ll be adding up those you mentioned in a little while! 🤗

  • Mary Juana September 12, 2016 at 5:17 am

    I suggest Loco at Molo Food Park 😄

    • hugginghorizons September 12, 2016 at 9:34 am

      Hi Mary! Loco and molo food park has been mentioned several times now! Will surely add them up on the list! Thanks for dropping by! ❤️

  • Martin Espino September 12, 2016 at 5:45 am

    Do include Sue’s Cake Gallery, Bo’s Coffee, Bluejay Coffee, Cinnarific, The Coffee House Beanery, Zatazza, C’s by L’Fisher, Cafe Iloilo, Maridel’s, Buon Gelato (they serve Italian coffee), San Jose Cafe, Tricky’s, LoCo, Echostore (serves organic coffee).

    • hugginghorizons September 12, 2016 at 9:33 am

      Wow! Thanks Martin! Will update the list Asap! 😊 Have a nice day!

  • Tan September 12, 2016 at 6:38 am

    LoCo (Local Coffee), FoodPark Molo

    Cafe Et Al, Molo plaza

    • hugginghorizons September 12, 2016 at 9:30 am

      Hi Tan! Thanks for your suggestion! I’ll add them up in a while!

  • C November 5, 2016 at 11:24 pm

    Only a opening hours where mentioned. Maybe you could include all? 🙂

  • eds March 9, 2017 at 7:09 am

    new on the list will be cafe tercero in housing manduriao..

    • hugginghorizons March 10, 2017 at 4:23 am

      Wow! I’d love to check that out …hmmm I wonder where the exact location is, do you have any idea? 🙂


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