PARADORES DEL CASTILLO in Taal: Restaurant Menu

Paradores del Castillo is located at #28 Dr. H. Del Castillo Street, Poblacion Zone 14 in Taal, Batangas. The hotel is near the town center, so it’s a few meters away from Taal attractions such as Casa V, Taal Market, and Taal Basilica. The restaurant’s name is actually Ristorante Itaaliano. Guests can choose to dine at any of these locations: The Porch, Bamboo Lounge, The Grove, The View Deck, The Garden, and Blue Note Bar.

The hotel preserved its Spanish-American style of “bahay na bato”. You can also take photos around the vicinity and try one of those standees where you can pose as one of the folks wearing Filipiniana outfits. The restaurant serves Italian, Taaleño, and Ilocano dishes; the bestsellers are the Taal specialties. For catering and other inquiries, you may contact the management at (0917) 526 1098 and (043) 740-4060.

Operation Hour: 7 AM – 10 PM
Official Website: Paradores del Castillo
Facebook Page: Ristorante Itaaliano

How to Get There

From City Center:

Coming from Taal Heritage, ride a tricycle to the restaurant. The tricycle fare is ₱20.


From Bus Terminal:

From Manila, board a bus (DLTB or Jam Bus) bound for Lemery. Alight at the corner of Taal Road and Diversion Road; your landmark is Flying V gasoline station. From there, hire a tricycle to take you to Paradores del Castillo. The fare for the special trip is ₱70.

Alternatively, you can take a jeepney from Flying V going to Lemery. Alight at Taal Heritage. The fare is ₱9. From there, take a tricycle to the hotel. The fare for the special trip is ₱20.


Buffet Fiesta

  • Breakfast All You Can (7:00 am – 10:00 am) – ₱249
  • Pinoy Lunch Buffet (11:30 am – 2:00 pm) – ₱399

Every Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
No Leftover – No Sharing – No take-out

International Breakfast Selection

Continental Breakfast – ₱189

Choice of Cereal:
(Corn Flakes / Koko Crunch / Frosties) of Yogurt
Toasted Wheat Bread
Assorted Jams
Fruit in season
Unlimited Coffee or Tea

American Breakfast – ₱189

2pcs. Bacon
French toast
2 Freestyle Eggs
Grilled Tomato
Unlimited Coffee or Tea

English Breakfast – ₱189

3pcs Pork Bangers
2 Freestyle Eggs
Toasted Wheat Bread
Grilled Tomato
Unlimited Coffee or Tea

Kids Breakfast – ₱119

Pancake or Waffle
Fruit in season

Filipino Breakfast

  • Tapa of Taal – ₱179

    Taal’s legendary tapa is marinated in secret spices handed down from past generations. Best dipped in native irok vinegar, paired with sliced tomato, quail egg, adobong kangkong, and atsara.

  • Bangus of Dagupan – ₱189

    Dagupan’s succulent milkfish is considered the country’s best. It is meticulously deboned and then fried crisp. Perfect with mango salsa and quail egg.

  • Longganisa of Vigan – ₱189

    Vigan’s local chorizo, which has a delicious touch of garlic, is considered the best breakfast sausage. Served with sliced tomato, quail egg, adobong kangkong, and atsara.

  • Tocino of Pampanga – ₱189

    Pampanga’s special caramelized cured pork is our local version of the Spanish ham, sweetened to soothe the Filipino palate. Served perfect with sliced tomato, quail egg, and atsara.

  • Corned Beef of Mindoro – ₱189

    Mindoro’s thriving cattle industry has spawned its popular corned beef. Sauteed in onions and potatoes. It is topped in caramelized onions. It is served with quail egg and crispy fried potato chips.

  • Chicken Pork Adobo of Bacolod – ₱189

    Bacolod’s version of our national dish “Adobo” is unique because after simmering in the adobo sauce, the meat is removed and fried and then returned back to the simmering sauce. It is shredded and paired with quail egg with adobo sauce and atsara.

  • Tinapa of Cavite – ₱189

    Being a coastal province, Cavite is famous for its’ dried smoked dish of different varieties. The tinapa is served with salted egg, tomato salsa, quail egg and adobong kangkong.

  • Danggit of Cebu – ₱189

    Crispy-thin fish is marinated with fresh brine and salt, sundried to perfection. Served with sliced tomato, quail eggs and adobong kangkong.


French Fries – ₱159
Focaccia – ₱99
Garlic Parmesan Wings – ₱289
Buffalo Wings – ₱289
Chili Dynamite – ₱229
Nachos – ₱299


Bulalo -₱469
Sinigang na Baboy – ₱389
Sinigang na Bagnet – ₱439
Sinigang na Hipon – ₱409
Sinigang na Maliputo (Taal Specialty) – ₱589
*Good for 2-3 persons


Garden Fresh Salad – ₱239
Green Salad with Candy Almonds – ₱299

  • Thousand island
  • Caesar dressing
  • Balsamic vinaigrette


Sizzling Seafood – ₱309
Sizzling Gambas – ₱309
Sizzling Sisig – ₱289
Sizzling Squid – ₱309
Sizzling Chicken – ₱279
Sizzling Hungarian Sausage – ₱289
Sizzling Tuna – ₱309
Sizzling Tofu – ₱229
Sizzling Bangus – ₱289
Sizzling Bagnet – ₱289

Taal Specialties

Inihaw na Liempo – ₱249
Taal Longganisa – ₱229
Ginataang Sitaw and Kalabasa – ₱189
Sinaing na Tulingan – ₱199
Tapang Taal – ₱209
Chicken Adobo sa Dilaw – ₱239
Tawilis – ₱209
Ensaladang Mangga – ₱149


Halo Halo – ₱119
Leche Flan – ₱99
Panna Cotta – ₱129
Brazo de Mercedes Cupcake – ₱79
Choco Cupcake – ₱79
Coffee Jelly – ₱89
Fresh Fruit Platter – ₱179
Fried Suman with Mangga – ₱159
Banana Turon with Ice Cream -₱159
Halo- Halo Turon – ₱109

Ylocano Dishes

  • Bagnet – ₱319
    Ylocano version of lechon kawali. Deep fried crispy pork belly best served with bagoong monamon.
  • Longganisang Vigan – ₱269
    An Ylocano sausage delicacy with plenty of garlic and spices in the mixtures.
  • Pinakbet with Bagnet – ₱189
    Consists of eggplant, okra, squash, string beans, fermented fish sauce instead of bagoong alamang topped with crispy bagnet.
  • Adobong Utong – ₱159
    “Utong” an Ylocano word for sitaw (string beans) a vegetable variation of the famous Filipino dish adobo.
  • Poqui Pogui – ₱169
    A vegetable dish made of eggplant, tomatoes, onion, ginger and egg seasoned with salt and pepper.
  • Tinuno nga Manok – ₱199
    Ylacon version of Chicken BBQ, marinated and perfectly grilled chicken glazed in a special BBQ sauce.
  • *Garlic Rice – ₱39
    *Steamed Rice – ₱29


  • Spaghetti Aglio Olio Con Gamberetti – ₱219
    Spaghetti noodles, fresh prawns, garlic parsley, olive oil and topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Spaghetti Aglio Olio Con Tinapa – ₱179
    Spaghetti noodle, smoked fish (Tinapa) fresh tomatoes, garlic, black olives, salted eggs, topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Spaghetti Alla Bolognese – ₱169
    Spaghetti noodles, traditional tomato meat sauce and topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Spaghetti Con Meatballs – ₱179
    Spaghetti noodles, with seasoned meatballs, spiced tomato sauce and topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Lasagna Alla Paradores – ₱219
    Flat lasagna noodles with tomato meat sauce topped with creamy béchamel sauce and parmesan cheese.
  • Fettucine Alla Carbonara – ₱199
    Fettucine noodles, creamy sauce, bacon hits and topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Fettuccine Al Pollo Pesto – ₱189
    Fettucine noodles, green pesto sauce made of pine nuts, fresh basil and topped with seared chicken and parmesan cheese.
  • Penne Arrabbiata – ₱139
    Penne noodles, Fresh basil, spicy tomato sauce and topped with parmesan cheese.
  • Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo -₱219
    A pasta dish made with fettuccine tossed with a smooth and rich sauce made of Chicken, Parmesan and butter.


  • Paradores Special – ₱389
    Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, ham, Red bell pepper, Green bell pepper, Onions, Olives, Taal Tapa, Taal Longganisa, Italian tomato sauce
  • Gamberetti – ₱389
    Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, Shrimp marinated with olive oil, Parsley, Diced garlic
  • Quatro Formaggi – ₱389
    Mozzarella cheese, Blue cheese, Parmesan cheese, Cheddar cheese
  • Pinakbet – ₱279
    Mozzarella cheese, eggplant, Okra, Ampalaya, Strig bean, squash, Bagoong Balayan sauce
  • Longganisa and Salted Egg – ₱379
    Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, Cream sauce, Homemade Taal longganisa and Salted egg
  • Hawaiian – ₱379
    Mozzarella cheese, American Ham, Pineapple, Italian tomato sauce
  • Vegetariana – ₱299
    Mozzarella cheese, fresh tomatoes, black olives, white onion, Red and Green bell pepper, Italiano tomato sauce
  • Margherita – ₱219
    Mozzarella cheese, Fresh Basil, Italian Tomato Sauce

Note: Prices may change without prior notice.

Batangas Hotel Discounts

Cold Drinks

Bottled Water (500 ML) – ₱39
Sprite (Can) – ₱79
Coke (Can) – ₱79
Coke Zero (Can) – ₱79
Fresh Buko – ₱99

Fresh Fruit Slushers

Papaya – ₱99
Pineapple – ₱99
Ripe Mango – ₱99
Watermelon – ₱99
Banana – ₱99
Green Mango – ₱99
Cucumber Calamansi – ₱99
Dragonfruit (seasonal) – ₱99

Iced Teasers

Blue Lemonade – ₱49
House Blend -₱49
Pineapple – ₱49
Strawberry – ₱49
Calamansi Mint – ₱79


San Miguel Pale Pilsen – ₱89
San Miguel Light – ₱89