Te Quiero, Te Quiero
A good theme song for me is the Beach Boys’ song, I Get Around. I do get around and thanks to Race and his trusty motorcycle, I get around more. While riding around the city, I saw that Microtel Baguio opened their own restaurant. Named Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant, this is where you’re going to get your fill of Spanish dishes.
When Race and I went to eat lunch there, the manager also told us about their breakfast buffet offering. Then worth P300, (it’s cheaper by P50 now, oh yeah!) you can start energizing yourself for the day as early as 6:30 a.m. with their vast selection of breakfast eats. As we enjoyed our lunch at Te Quiero that day, most especially their chocolate mousse (more on that later ^^,), we said we’d take breakfast at their establishment one of these days.
P3+1 was complete for the Te Quiero breakfast buffet. Weeeee!
The restaurant was rearranged to accommodate the breakfast tables loaded with plates of appetizers, ingredients for salad, atchara (whoa, a whole plate? Yes!) bread, and fruits; chafing dishes for rice, Filipino breakfast viands, viands that can pass for brunch and lunch, and various other food containers with cereal, soup, and dessert. Their breakfast drinks were orange juice, coffee, and chocolate (hot and cold – nice!).
Te Quiero had sort of a small floor space but there are perks to having an establishment that wasn’t too big. It didn’t get too crowded that the staff got spread too thin for the customers to experience personalized service.
I/P3+1 commend the Te Quiero staff for their service at our breakfast buffet experience (and also our lunch experience). Everyone was very accommodating, friendly, and cheerful. They anticipated our every need. Getting to Te Quiero a bit too early, we stood around outside waiting for breakfast to open. They didn’t make us wait to check if everything was set. Once everything was ready, one of the attendants called and welcomed us in.
In getting our seats, they took our drink orders and delivered those drinks to us when we could’ve gotten our own drinks ourselves. In the middle of our meal, they were even encouraging us to get more food. (No other place where I tried their breakfast buffet ever did that.) The bottom line is that, the staff made us feel so at home dining at Te Quiero.
Back to the food, we got to try everything they offered (benefits of being early comers =b). We started with the appetizers, a kidney bean and mushrooms mix that didn’t look that appetizing but made up for it in flavor. For the salad, you could use either the Thousand Island dressing or the tangy vinaigrette. We used this vinaigrette to season the daing and the daing na bangus and it was super fab! (“,) We ate rice with longanisa, omelet with everything in it (again), pork tocino, etc. and when the other viands were finished up, they replaced it with a different selection like adobo and pancit. How contented we were when we finally got to the fruits and biko for dessert.
We had a sensational breakfast buffet at Te Quiero. We loved the food, we loved the staff, and we loved the place! The price of the breakfast buffet meal was also reasonable, more so now that it’s P250 per person. For the love of Te Quiero, we’ll definitely see you again!
X marks Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant for good food in Baguio.
When Race and I had our lunch there, the service was already topnotch. Good work, Te Quiero staff! I loved their mango-orange smoothie which was truly fruity and smooth. (Like a drink you would be having lazing under the shade of a huge and colorful umbrella poolside. \m/) We also got their ensalada Mediterraneo and callos a la madrilena, both of which were zingy yummy.
For dessert, I mentioned we had chocolate mousse. The best that I’ve had so far, everything about it was excellent from the creamy blend of the mousse to the minute but flavorful crunch of the orange zest that you bite into with every spoonful.
As good as their Spanish dishes ala carte are, however, it might put a dent in your pocket. If you’re looking to save on your Te Quiero meal, you might want to go for their buffet (breakfast is served daily and there are lunch buffets on Sundays) or their unlimited tapas offer every Friday and Saturday nights.
Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant
Microtel Inn and Suites Baguio
R. Villalon Street
Baguio City, Philippines
Tags: #1, accommodate, accommodating, Accommodation dining, accommodation dining baguio, adobo, adventure, affordable, ambiance, appetizers, at home, atchara, attentive food server, attentive staff baguio, backstreet, Baguio, baguio appetizer, baguio appetizers, baguio best restaurants, Baguio breakfast buffet, Baguio breakfast buffet bonanza, Baguio City, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City Philippines, Baguio dinner date, baguio dinner dates, baguio eat, baguio eats, Baguio eatsploration, Baguio eatsplorer, Baguio eatsplorers, baguio food, baguio food adventure, baguio food adventures, baguio food blog, Baguio food blogger, Baguio food establishments, baguio food guide, baguio food map, baguio food photo blog, baguio food quest, Baguio food review, Baguio food reviews, baguio food trip, Baguio foodie, Baguio foodie blogger, Baguio foodies, baguio foods, baguio guide, baguio guide what to eat, Baguio hotel dining, baguio ingredients, Baguio MSG free food, Baguio Philippines, baguio restaurant blog, baguio restaurant blogs, Baguio restaurant connoisseur, Baguio restaurant food, baguio restaurant guide, baguio restaurant map, Baguio restaurant review, Baguio restaurant reviews, Baguio restaurants review, Baguio restaurants reviews, baguio restaurants to eat, Baguio spanish, Baguio spanish cuisine, baguio spanish food, Baguio tapas, Baguio Tapas bar, Baguio Te Quiero, Baguio Te Quiero menu, Baguio Te Quiero Restaurant menu, Baguio Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Baguio Te Quiero Tapas Bar menu, Baguio where to eat, bake, Beach Boys, best, best kept secret, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, biko, binge, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, bread, breakfast, breakfast buffet, breakfast buffet Baguio, breakfast buffet bonanza, breakfast buffets in Baguio, breakfast drinks, brunch, budget, budget friendly, buffet, buffet breakfast Baguio, buffet breakfast in Baguio, business, businesses, callos, callos a la madrilène, center, cheerful, chest, chests, chocolate mousse, city, city center, City of Pines, comfort, comfort food, commend, compare, comparison, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, connoisseur, contented, cook, cost, costs, craving, cravings, creamy, crowded, customer, customers, daily, daing, daing nab angus, delectable, delicious, delight, delights, delivered, dining around baguio, dining at accommodations, dining out, dinner, dinner date, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, dressing, early comers, eat, eat at the baguio hotel, eat at the hotel, eat baguio food, eat out baguio, eat-in-baguio, eateries, eatery, eating out Baguio, eating out in baguio, eats, eats baguio food, eats baguio foods, eats in Baguio, eats in Baguio City, eats-ploration baguio, eats-plore, eats-plore baguio, eatsploration, eatsplore, eatsplore baguio, eatsplorer, eatsplorers, encourange, ensalada, establishment, establishments, explore, explorer, explorers, fancy, fantastic, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, flavorful, floor space, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food trip, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, friendly, fruits, funds, gastronomic, good, good Baguio food, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, great, great time, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, hidden, hotel, Hotel dining, hunt, I get around, ingredients, Karla, life, life in excess, list, loaded, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, love, lunch, lunch buffet, mango, mark, marks, memories, memory, menu, Microtel Baguio, monosodium glutamate free Baguio, motorcycle, MSG free, no MSG in Baguio eats, no MSG in Baguio food, no MSG in food, no.1, no1, omelet, open for business, orange, origins, outskirts, P3, P3 food trip, P3+1, pampering, pancit, passion, passion for food, perks, personalized service, Philippines, photoblog Baguio, photos, pines, place, places, places to eat, price, quest, quests, Race, rating, ratings, restaurant, restaurants, riding, salad, save, scrumptious, search, searching, secret, selection, sensational, service, simple, small, smoothie, snack, snacks, Spanish dishes, spoonful, spot, staple, Sunday lunch buffet, super fab, tapas nights, taste, tasty, Te Queiro Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Te Quiero, te quiero breakfast buffet price, Te Quiero Restaurant, Te Quiero Tapas Bar, Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant Baguio, tequiero baguio, tequiero restuarant baguio, the spot, time, tips, tips dining out Baguio, tocino, topnotch, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, unlimited tapas, viand, Victory Liner, Victory Liner Baguio, vinaigrette, want, welcomed, where to eat, where to eat breakfast buffet in baguio, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, worth it, x, x marks baguio food in baguio map, x marks baguio restaurants in baguio map, X marks the spot, Xine, xmarks, xmarks baguio, xmarks baguio food, xmarks baguio restaurants, zest
Search for Good Baguio Food
X Marks the Spot for Good Baguio Foods is a personal blog. Everything posted in this blog is PERSONAL OPINION DERIVED FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE and since TASTE can be pretty SUBJECTIVE, should NOT be taken as THE NORM or the LAW OF DINING around in the City of Pines.
Its (prosaic =b) contents are meant to help with the question “san tayo?”/where do we go? in relation to eating out in Baguio, to ENCOURAGE EXPLORING (eatsploring) and TRYING NEW THINGS offered in the City of Pines.
By all means, eat where you want to eat and eat what you want to eat. May you have a great experience with all the places you visit and may all the restaurants you go to deserve a ton of treasure chests! (“,)
(Also, if you have any second thoughts about a certain place you arrive at, please DON'T LET THIS BLOG BE THE REASON YOU ARE FORCED into ending up anywhere. If the restaurant doesn’t have what you want, please FEEL FREE TO WALK AWAY.)
Who Picks Up the Tab? ^^,
Relive Recent Eatscapades =)
- The Flower Cafe at Villa Romana: Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom
- Baguio Eatsploring Update – A Fully Loaded Post
- An Intro to Ifugao Through Their Native Food Products
- Baguio Eatscursions: A Menu Guide
- An A1 Dining Experience at Aura One Hotel
- Baked Treats: Turning Regular Days into Holidays
- The Menu Road to A Food Coma-part 3
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (77)
- *Comfort in the Familiar a.k.a Xine's Favorites (",) (84)
- Accommodation Dining (Eating at Baguio Hotels, Inns, etc.) – Is It Worth It? (71)
- Baguio Breakfast Buffet Bonanza (9)
- Baguio Diner Dash Competition (5)
- Baguio Food Photo/Blog (76)
- Contrasts & Comparisons (16)
- Fine & Fancy … Dress to the Nines Dining (or not, if you don't want to =b) (26)
- Food for Thought a.k.a Think Before You Eat (5)
- Healthy Eats, Shoots and Leaves …and then some (17)
- New in Town (135)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (20)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (49)
- Uncategorized (25)
- Updates & Supplements (89)
- ~*Intermission*~ (46)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)