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Nasam-it! Sweet Tooth Satisfaction In Surftown La Union

Traveling around is fun until your tummy starts to rumble. It’s easy to grab a bite along the road, but how about your sugar cravings? Where can you get that dessert fix? Worry not because we got you covered! Here’s where you can get the best pastries in the Surfing Capital of the North:

Lobby Cafe

Awesome Hotel is not just a top-notch hotel located in San Juan, La Union, but it is also home to one of the best pasty offerings in Surftown! Welcoming you upon entrance is the Lobby Cafe and its wide variety of pastries you can choose from -- cakes, croissants, and cookies galore! Made fresh and quality assured with the leadership of Awesome Hotel’s eminent chef, Anthony Gallo.

What’s even greater about Lobby Cafe is that if you’re staying within Awesome Hotel, then it’s fuss-free. You won’t need to stray far away to satiate that craving, with a bonus ocean view. They’re also operational from morning until late.

Midnight munchies? Yes, please!

Lobby Cafe’s best treats include Awesome Signature Cake, Vegan Cake, Ube Yema Cake, and Chocolate Surfer Tart! It’s one of the few places offering sugar-free and vegan options in Surftown. Find Lobby Cafe and Awesome Hotel in Ili Norte at 319 Eagle Street.

Masa Bakehouse

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Nearby Awesome Hotel is Masa Bakehouse by Barefoot. True to its name, Masa houses baked goodies – from pan de coco, sourdough, Berliner, and vegan kamote donuts. Pair these off with their coffee selection too! -back Masa is perfect for an afternoon hangout with your SO, friends, or even a solo date!

You can visit Masa’s La Union branch in Costales St, La Union, from Wednesdays to Sundays.

La Gula Desserts

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Right at the heart of Surftown is La Gula in the buzzing Urbiztondo. La Gula is located in Fat Wave Surf Resort and offers sweets that would hit the right spot. Try their Banana Latik Danish if you’re into Pinoy-French fusion, or the Elyu Brownout cake if you’re into the darker side of chocolate. Open from 7 am to 10 pm daily, your day might just start with a coffee and end with a mojito.

Buhay Gulay

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Just in the neighboring city of San Fernando is Buhay Gulay. Surprised? Don’t be. While Buhay Gulay is La Union’s first and only vegetarian carinderia, they’re also known for their vegan pastry selection. If you want a healthier take on desserts, try their crinkles, chocolate chip cookies, triple chocolate brownies, and banana bread. Check out their daily dessert offerings on their Instagram account. They’re also open from 11 am to 2 pm.

Whether it’s late-night munching or merienda craving, the sweet tooth in you won’t be let down here in Surftown. So what are you waiting for? Head up to La Union, mangan tayon!

Sweeten Your Seaside Escape with Awesome Hotel

Put the cherry on top for your beach trip and book with Awesome Hotel. Top-notch accommodations, global cuisine, and amenities like no other in San Juan, La Union, what more can you ask for? Email us today at!

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