13 Hole-in-the-Wall Cafes to Visit in Makati

A wide array of coffee shops have popped up all over the Metro over the past few years. It looks like more and more Filipinos have turned to the caffeinated lifestyle. Nowadays, you can find cafes of all shapes and sizes even in the most modest corners of the city.

If you’re looking for great coffee that will get your heart pumping, here are hole-in-the-wall cafes that are worth checking out in Makati City:

Good Sh*t Coffee

Good Sh*t Coffee in Poblacion unapologetically serves good coffee in a fun space that welcomes people of all shapes and sizes.

They’ve got espresso-based drinks, non-dairy milk options, and freshly baked pastries daily. Their menu items will make you say, “This is good sh*t.”

Watch out for their community events, too!

Visit Good Sh*t Coffee at 5872 Enriquez St. Poblacion, Makati.

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Panco Cafe

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Panco Cafe is a newly-opened cafe that brings Filipino food and Australian coffee in one food spot. You can choose to enjoy their savory meals “Melbourne-style” (sandwich) or “Manila-style” (with rice).

For their coffee, they use Brazil Single Origin beans that are roasted in Melbourne!

In case you’re not up for coffee, they also have original non-coffee drinks such as the Kalma (kalamansi and matcha), Ube Pinipig, and Strawberry Lychee.

PS. They have a pet-friendly alfresco dining space!

Visit Panco Cafe at 110 C. Palanca St., Legazpi, Makati City.

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Deuces Coffee

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Deuces Coffee is another newly-established coffee shop in Makati. Once you know where it is, it’s pretty hard to miss thanks to the bright pink walls.

They’ve got a wide array of drinks on their menu—from espresso-based drinks, non-dairy milk, to craft drinks such as their Pink Horchata.

You can also enjoy hearty Filipino breakfast meals!

PS. Don’t forget to take your best OOTDs against their aesthetic pink interiors.

Visit Deuces Coffee at 103 Perea Street, Makati City.

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Coffee ARTea

Coffee ARTea is a charming roadside cafe in Poblacion that combines great coffee with excellent artworks. This hole-in-the-wall cafe also doubles as an art gallery and an instant tambayan for anyone who wants to chill after a long night of partying in Pobla.

Coffee ARTea is also a neighborhood favorite for many cyclists in the area. Make sure to watch out for their mini events, too!

Visit Coffee ARTea at 5966 Fermina St., Poblacion, Makati City.

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(RELATED: 12 Charming Roadside Cafes to Visit Around Metro Manila)

Cafe 1911

Cafe 1911 is a Korean-style coffee shop that’s quite easy to spot thanks to its bright white exterior. This cafe was built as a tribute to the owners’ dads, so you’ll probably notice the cute cartoon of a man on their cafe logo.

They have coffee-based drinks, non-coffee lattes, and fruit juices, plus a wide array of baked pastries. You can also enjoy their hot pasta dishes with their coffee!

Visit Cafe 1911 at 1911 Capt. M. Reyes St., Bangkal, Makati City.

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Odd Cafe

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If you’re all for quirky and unique places, then Odd Cafe should be at the top of your to-visit cafe list. This cafe is hidden inside one of the tall business buildings in Makati, and stepping inside will make you feel like you’re transported into another dimension. Odd Cafe features unconventional yet tasteful interiors that are sure to help boost your creative juices and will offer unlimited spaces for IG-worthy pics.

They also proudly serve all plant-based meals along with great coffee and creative non-coffee drinks! Watch out for the countless events that are held in their space.

PS. They are also pet-friendly!

Visit Odd Cafe at 7/F Finman Centre Building, 131 Tordesillas cor. Bautista, Salcedo Village, Makati City.

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Agkaffetta is another hole-in-the-wall cafe worth a visit in Makati. You can opt to either get coffee for takeaway from their cute pick-up window or enjoy your cup in one of the seats inside the cafe.

This coffee shop takes pride in serving coffee that’s locally sourced from the highlands of Cordillera. The name “agkaffetta” is actually a play on “ag kape ta” which means “Let’s have coffee!” in Ilocano.

Aside from their coffee, you should also check out the dessert choices and brunch bowls on their menu.

Visit Agkaffetta at 9675 Pililia St., Valenzuela, Makati City.

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Papakape has been known as the glasshouse coffee shop hidden in Makati City. It’s definitely like a paradise hidden in the fast-paced city thanks to its luscious greenery and the serene atmosphere it offers.

Papakape serves delicious coffee in its alfresco dining area, as well as original non-coffee drinks such as the Choco Mochaluya and the Blue Ginger Salabat. Plus, don’t forget to check out the food items on their menu!

Visit Papakape at 5641 Ampere St, Makati City.

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Solid Ground Coffee

Solid Ground Coffee is a humble coffee shop hidden in the neighborhood of Makati. It offers a space for anyone and everyone to enjoy great coffee. You might even feel like you’re just over at your friend’s house for a cup of delicious coffee.

Because it’s super accessible, this coffee house is also a favorite of many cyclists in the area.

Solid Ground Coffee serves a variety of drinks crafted through different methods. You should also try their OG Spam Musubi to pair with your coffee!

Visit Solid Ground Coffee at 6003 JD Villena St., Makati City.

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Cafe Seventy Six

Cafe Seventy Six started in the pandemic by donating amazing bottled coffee to front-liners. Now, they have their own coffee shop and a bigger menu to serve more coffee-lovers in Makati.

Their menu includes a wide array of espresso-based drinks, matcha drinks featuring authentic high-grade imported matcha, tea, and all-natural fruit juice infused with chia seeds.

You can also enjoy their Jamaican patties while you dine.

Visit Cafe Seventy Six at 470 Gen. P. Santos Street, Bangkal, Makati City.

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Assembly Hall

Assembly Hall is an Instagrammable spacious coffee shop that’s quite reminiscent of a school or office cafeteria, just a lot more stylish and tasteful. This cafe offers a cozy space for anyone and everyone—whether you’re hanging out with a large group of friends or you want to enjoy a moment of solitude.

Their Campfire Latte is one of the highlights on their menu. And in case you’re staying until night, you can also visit the bar next door!

Visit Assembly Hall at 2/F HMA 773 Building, J.P. Rizal Ave., Makati City.

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Dood Coffee Shop

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Dood Coffee Shop is a cozy cafe hidden in Makati that’s perfect for enjoying a cup of joe on lazy days. It’s got a comfy couch and a pet-friendly space.

Aside from great coffee, teas, and lattes, they also serve pizza, pasta, and savory rice bowls.

Visit Dood Coffee Shop at 282 Marina Building, Pablo Ocampo Sr. Ext, Makati City.

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Convenience Coffee Shop

Convenience Coffee Shop is a great space to slow down from the city rush and enjoy the serenity with a great cup of coffee. Their modest space will make you feel like you’re chilling at a cozy home with excellent drinks.

This coffee shop features lush greeneries that definitely add to the zen atmosphere of this hole-in-the-wall cafe.

Visit Convenience Coffee Shop at 1403 Apolinario St., Bangkal, Makati City.

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