Best Coffee Shops in Boracay

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The vibrant nightlife and the white sands of Boracay are the most prominent descriptions we usually hear about this island. But have you wondered, are there brunch sites we can go to? Where are the best coffee shops in Boracay?

Well don’t worry because right after its rehabilitation from 2 years ago, Boracay evolved into an island that also promotes local commercialization and a lot of them are from the food industry. From pasalubongs to exotic dishes, Boracay has it all! This is also to attract more tourists from different nations and provide them comfort and nostalgia even if they are away from their home country. 


Of course we’re not missing out with the famous cafes everyone should visit when they go to Boracay. These cafes listed below are currently operating this pandemic and all of them follow health protocols so it’s also safe to dine inside and enjoy the scenic ocean view. Aside from that, we included cafes that are well-known for their unique roster of menus. 


Little Wave Cafe – Specialty Cafe (Station 2) 

Little Wave Cafe Boracay

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If bars and partylife dominate the nightlife of Boracay then brunch and breakfast cafes take the limelight of the island’s calming morning breeze. Little Wave Cafe caters to people who want to kick-start their day with a healthy and delectable meal! The place is also insta-worthy with walls and interior that are quaint and geometric – this will definitely fit your pastel aesthetic! And talking about the menu, the cafe’s selection of all day breakfast meals ranges from hearty sandwiches. Filipino traditional silogs, to savory pastas! Aside from that, its lattes are top-notched! Customers often describe their drink as milky, fresh, and aromatic! Little Wave Cafe is located at Boracay island’s station 2 and they are open daily from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. 


Location: Streetmarket Boracay, Station X, Hue Hotels and Resorts, Station 2, Main Road, Boracay, 5608 Aklan

Opening Hours: 8:00 AM TO 11:00 PM DAILY

Cafe is open for Dine In and Take Out 


Cafe Maruja (Station 3)

Cafe Maruja Boracay

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Are you fond of gelatos, pastries, and coffee? How about a chillax spot for sunset watching? This popular spot for the locals and tourists is the perfect lounge place for you if you just want to take a breather and enjoy the scenery.  Cafe Maruja started by selling pastries on the beachfront and now, they are known as the coffee shop that is famous for their waffle gelato, milkshakes, and coffee with nutella. The shop is proud to use coffee beans and grounds that are locally harvested here in the Philippines. It is one of their principles to serve food that very well crafted and will proudly represent its roots. 


Location: Station 3 Beachfront, Casa Pilar Beach Resort Boracay Island, Malay, 5608 Aklan

Opening Hours: 10:00 AM TO 7:00 PM 

Cafe is open for Dine In and Take Out 


Cha Cha’s Beach Cafe Boracay (Station 2)

Cha Chas Boracay

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There’s no sleep in Chacha! An all day cafe, Cha Cha’s has the personality of chic girls who just want to have fun! Their menu is full of “sun-kissed” delicious meals, finger foods, and tropical infused beats! Waffles, chicken, fish and chips, cheeseburgers, cocktails, you’ll find it here im Cha Cha. And if you’re aiming to detoxify and recharge yourself with coffee, Cha Cha still got you covered as their menu also has a wide selection of lattes, americanos, and espressos! 


Location: Station 2 Beachfront, Brgy. Balabag, Malay, Malay, Aklan Province 5608 Philippines

Opening Hours: 6:00 AM TO 12:00 MN 

Cafe is open for Dine In and Take Out 


House Brew Cafe (Station 2)

House Brew Cafe (Station 2)

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Good news for the vegans out there! House Brew Cafe located in Boracay’s The District is the place you might want to go if you want to eat food that is completely meatless and healthy! On the go frappes, soy milk, and rice bowls are the must try here. A little bit pricey in the pocket, it is still worthy to try their vegan options and cakes. Might we add, the bestsellers in this cafe are their frittata, falafel bowl, acai bowl and vegan bolognese pasta. Surely, you will leave this place satisfied and full! 


Location: The District Boracay Station 2 Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, 5608 Aklan

Opening Hours: 7:00 AM TO 9:00 PM 

Cafe is open for Dine In and Take Out 


Brunchies Cafe 

Brunchies Cafe

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Taking you away from the usual beachfront spots, Brunchies Cafe is situated in the heart of the island, surrounded by the locals’ houses, commercial establishments, and lush greenery. 

The Aussie-inspired cafe got its name from the endearment the founders usually call to each other. Visiting this cafe, you’ll get an infusion of two nations as the cafe’s list of dishes are based on the famous pastries and snacks from the Land Down Under and also an influence of the Filipino culture. For pasalubong shopping, you might want to consider buying from Brunchies and take a bite of their Chicken Titta Pie, Sausage Rolls, and Ube Lamington! 


Location: 315 Boracay Hwy Central, Malay, Aklan

Cafe is open for Dine In and Take Out 


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