Isla Cafe

LG/F Century City Mall, Kalayaan Ave. cor. Salamanca St., Poblacion, Makati, Metro Manila

Isla Cafe
3.9
4.0 Stars

11 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 4
  • 4 stars 3
  • 3 stars 3
  • 2 stars 1
  • 1 star 0
  • 11 Reviews
  • 0 Recommend
  • 11 Reviewers
Category:
Filipino
Business Hours
Reopens Sun: 10:00a - 9:00p

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Monday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Thursday
    • 11:00a - 9:00p
  • Friday
    • 10:00a - 10:00p
  • Saturday
    • 10:00a - 10:00p

Payment Options

Cash

More Business Info

Wi-Fi:
None
Reservations:
Yes
Kids Menu:
No
Delivery:
No
Take Out:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No
Ambience:
Casual
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner
Waiter Service:
Yes
Attire:
Casual

Most Recent Reviews

Ruth D.
3.0 Stars

Medyo nakakaloka lang si kuya sa bilis ng pagsalita at ang tanging naintindihan ko lang ay "botelya ng tubig." 128563

Puto Tagalog was dry. 128533

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Dianne C.
2.0 Stars

Puto tasted old and it was dry. Sayang it looked really good pa naman and they have a wide range of flavored puto. 128542

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Gretch L.
3.0 Stars

Arroz Caldo was just ok. Nothing special.

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Joy E.
4.0 Stars

puto with love.. :))

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Sheryl Anne B.
4.0 Stars

Sapin-sapin for P35! Kinda pricey for the small serving pero it's good! 128077

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Magsie B.
5.0 Stars

May kamahalan pero masarap! Sa sobrang sarap napa order kami ng isang dosena para pasalubong sa bahay..
Pinaka paborito ko ay ang tsokolate puto128077

Subukan nyo at sigurado ako na babalik-balikan nyo ang kanilang puto 128522

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Melissa P.
5.0 Stars

This cup of Isla Halo-Halo Slush alone is good enough to make you visit this still new mall!

Perfect thirst quencher for this scorching heat!

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Erick B.
5.0 Stars

Nosebleed na pagtatagalog ang bungad sa amin ni ate. Parang nagtatalumpati lang. Natuwa naman ako kahit medyo nakakawindang kausap ang ganun. Sabi nga ni ate kahit daw foreigner ang oorder tatagalugin padin nila kaya dapat may interpreter syang kasama.

Sinubukan namin ang puto nila. Isang putong tagalog na libre sa kape at syempre ang tsokolateng puto. Ang sarap! The best puto na natikman ko sa tanang buhay ko.

Siguradog babalik-balikan ko ang cafe na to.

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Charizze T.
3.0 Stars

After watching the CAB signing at malacanang, pagkain kaagad pumasok sa isip ko and i craved for filipino food. I guess in honor of the monumental occassion.

Found this small stall that offers filipino food that takes me back to childhood memories: ISLA.

I bought lomi, sapin sapin (named: bahagharing sapin sapin) and cassava cake (i forgot the cute name they gave it).

The food is just ok, parang mas masarap ung sa tindahan ni aling lupe sa kanto ( imbento ko lng ung aling lupe, i really dont know the name of the ale there) 128539

The packaging is quite "malungkot". Sabi ng hubby: ano ba "masaya" for you? Ewan ko din. Basta i'll know it when i see it.128540

Pero aliw nung tinawag akong senyorita, pero diba dapat filipino ang theme? Or mali ako at spanish time pala ang effect nila. Trip nila, why pakealaman ko diba. 128513

Anyway, id rather be called naman senyorita than senyora.128516128516128516128516

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Mailene N.
4.0 Stars

They have different flavors of puto and the classics are P14 while the others cost only P25/pc. Their puto are moist and filling. Try their ube, pastillas de leche and ube halaya puto!

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Edwin I.
5.0 Stars

Moist, dense, silky, festively colored, flavored and stuffed puto. Dulce de Leche Pastillas, Cheese Pimiento, and Ube. Unique takes on one of the ubiquitous Pinoy kakanin favorites that has been leveled-up to some fancy Pinoy sweet indulgence. These and more from Isla Cafe by XO 46 at Century City Mall.

They offer quite a lot of flavored puto variants: cheese, chocolate (with Choco bits and Choco syrup), pandan, red eggs, etc. Moreover, other Native sweets such as Sapin-Sapin, Cassava, etc. They also offer savory Pinoy snacks : Arroz Caldo and different flavored Empanaditas.

This visit, we opted to sample three flavors of their puto, two flavors of their Empanaditas (their best sellers as recommended by the server), and their Cassava Cheese cake.

Dulce de Leche Pastillas Puto (colored green): we loved their unique take on this sweet. The puto dough was nicely starchy from the rice flour, moist, dense, and silky. Stuffed in the middle was a sweet creamy mix of dulce de leche and Pastillas.

Cheese Pimiento Puto (colored pink): we loved the same consistency of the dough. Stuffed in the middle was a dollop of creamy-salty-peppery cheese pimiento that nicely balanced the sweetness of the pastry.

Ube Puto: we loved their Ube flavor. Same silky, dense, and moist consistency but rich with the ube flavoring. IMHO, a whole lot better than that popular chain-Michelle's Homemade Putong Ube, which I like.

Chorizo Empanaditas : we loved the flakey-puff pastry-like mini savory morsels stuffed with chorizo bits that tasted good and rich with paprika.

Jamon & Quesong Puti Empanaditas: we also loved this mini morsel. Same flakey-puff pastry crust that had a creamy mix of ham and melted Quesong Puti in the center.

We loved the Romanesco dipping sauce that came with the Empanaditas. The sauce was made of stewed chopped sweet tomatoes, herbs , and spices. Sweet and tangy, made excellent dipping for the savory pastries.

Their Cassava with Cheese Cake was good. Moist, dense, and heavy. Right sweetness and creaminess. But , IMO, Cafe Juanita's Cassava Cake is still much better.

Would love to come back for some more puto and Empanaditas fix. Would also like to try their other puto flavors.

Their puto variants are priced fairly with Php 25 a pop.

Highly recommended to foodies who enjoy Pinoy sweets. Their unique puto variants would also make good sweet native pasalubong. Their Emapanaditas, on the other hand, would make great savory pica-pica.

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