Food for Thought

November 4, 2018
These 3rd Wave Coffee Shops Should Be Your Next Hangout Place

By Desiree Pore

Are you a coffee lover/addict? This list is for you! Check out these 3rd Wave Coffee shops around the metro and have your next great cup of coffee!

Brown Paper Project Café

Inspired by the Manila paper, Brown Paper Project Café envisions itself as something “very simple, versatile, and most importantly, locally made.”

G/F Warehouse 8B, La Fuerza Plaza Compound, 2241 Chino Roces Ave, Makati City
+63 916 570 4713

Commune

Commune features locally sourced beans from the mountains of Kitanglad, Sagada, and Matutum.

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36 Polaris St corner Durban St, Poblacion, Makati City
+63 933 720 0241, 0919 859 5848

Little Farmers Coffee Brim

Little Farmers Coffee Brim is a coffee company that distributes Cordillera roasted coffee beens to their branches nationwide. Their bean collection includes Arabica, Excelsa, Colombia Arabica, Pure Civet Droppings, Robusta, and Barako.

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Upper Ground Floor, Building B, SM Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City
0917 727 2887

 

EDSA Beverage Design Studio

Located at the heart of EDSA, the coffee shop lets you experiment on your coffee, thus the laboratory-inspired interiors.

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209 CLMC Building, EDSA, Mandaluyong
+63 2 631 9035

Habitual Coffee

The unique coffee shop serves brewed coffee using an AeroPress, made through extracting air pressure.

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2135 Chino Roces Ave, Makati City, Metro Manila
+63 2 833 9556

 

Magnum Opus

Magnum Opus is not only a haven for third wave coffee lovers, but also for art folks! From its interior to their furniture, the coffee shop is filled of works from budding artists.

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115 Aguirre Avenue BF Homes Parañaque
0917 817 3697

 

SGD Coffee Bodega

Locally sourced from Sagada, SGD Coffee Bodega works closely with a small group of farmers and help them in terms of growing their beans.

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No. 45 Maalalahanin St. Teachers Village East, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101
+63 917 826 9537

Ella and the Blackbird

At Ella and the Blackbird you can get your hands not only on their craft coffee, but also on their great burger!

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88 Esteban Abada Street, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
(02) 2941633, 0917 814 0048

 

Blocleaf Café

The quaint coffee shop source their beans from Kalsada, one of the popular names in terms of locally sourced coffee ingredients.

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1850 M. H. Del Pilar St, Malate, Manila
blocleafcafe@gmail.com

 

Yardstick Coffee

Right in the heart of Makati, Yardstick Coffee is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the metro with of course, a cup of coffee.

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Universal LMS Building, 106 Esteban, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila
(02) 845 0073

 

The Curator

The Curator‘s got it all: a coffee shop by day and a cocktail bar at night!

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134 Legaspi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila
0916 355 4129

 

Coffee Syndicate

Coffee Syndicate is perfect for all South peeps who just wants to have a great cup of coffee!

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G/F Commercenter, Filinvest City

 

Duck & Buvette (D&B)

This cafe not only serves great third wave coffee, but also dishes inspired by French Countryside Cuisine.

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Unit 206, Main Wing Shangri-La Plaza, EDSA Corner Shaw Boulevard, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, 1550 Metro Manila
(02) 631 0675

 

Refinery

Refinery serves all-day breakfast that you can munch on; and if you’ve already satisfied your coffee craving, you can enjoy a glass of wine to cap off your day.

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Joya Tower, 28 Plaza Drive Rockwell Center, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila
(02) 831 2879

 

Toby’s Estate Coffee Roasters

The coffee shop from the land down under aims to provide an uncompromised coffee experience to the coffee-loving community

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3rd Floor, The Century City, Makati, Metro Manila
(02) 507 6130

 

Craft Coffee Revolution HQ

Pair up your coffee with some of Craft Coffee Revolution‘s set of delightful desserts.

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66 B Broadway Ave., Brgy. Mariana, Quezon City, Philippines
(02) 423 5131

 

Department of Coffee

You know a coffee shop is great when they have their own roasting machine, that’s why Department of Coffee is one of the most popular third wave coffee shops in the metro.

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197 Wilson Street, Little Baguio San Juan City; Roces Avenue, Quezon City
(02) 925 5388

 

Kuppa Roastery & Café

Kuppa traces its roots from its humble origins in Bacolod. From starting as a family business, Kuppa now has 4 operational stores in the country, all serving the finest cup of coffee.

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4th Avenue Corner 31st Street, Bonifacio Global City
(02) 552 1057