Because of technology, vinyl records have long been “out of the norm,” now replaced by digital music. However, for other music enthusiasts, vinyl records bring an experience that Spotify cannot. Luckily, Treskul Records Cafe not only makes this possible but also offers their customers the vintage vibe they want.
There are no commuting guides going to Treskul from Rizal, but the best advice I can give to minimize your commuting fee is to ride any Crossing Ilalim/JRU jeep, tell the driver to you near Star Mall or Shangri La Plaza, and grab a taxi from there. If you know any public utility jeepneys going to Rizal Technological University, then better; according to Google Maps, Treskul is only eight minutes away from there.
Surely, the highlight of the place is the vinyl records settled in their corner. These are separated by genre, which makes it easy for a collector to find a specific artist. If you are a buyer, you may even test them in their vinyl player. (They also buy vinyl records, but I’m not sure of the price.)
The walls are filled with vintage items such as cassette players, vinyl discs, and old posters and ornaments, accentuated by dim red and orange lighting for an eighties vibe.
We ordered sisig (Php 245), garlic rice (Php 25), plain fries (Php 140), and a Coke in can (Php 60) since, sadly, their barista was not available to craft my cappuccino.
Their sisig is authentic, meaning it tastes just how it should originally taste and does not lure you to another flavor. I mean, do you get what I mean? I have tasted so many sisig dishes that I can categorize them as “authentic, will order again,” “altered but fitting,” and “is this giniling or bopis?” Fortunately, theirs fall to the first one. A 9/10.
Since this is a cafe bar, they also serve beer (calling all my tita friends, let us gather to this place). For more of their menu, visit this link.
Treskul Records Cafe and Bar
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
CIFRA Building, 641 Boni Avenue, Plainview, Mandaluyong City