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Top Choice Filipino in Calapan

Café del Jardin

This blissfully air-conditioned, traditionally decorated cafe is the best dining option in Calapan. In addition to coffee drinks and the full complement of Filipino specialities, there's a Japanese menu with the lik…
Cultural Centre in Calapan

Mangyan Heritage Center

This friendly research center and library is a treasure trove of books, archival photos and old news clippings about Mangyan culture. Its souvenir shop sells baskets, wild honey, Mangyan mouth harps (P20), Mangyan w…
Filipino in Calapan

Cargo Grill

The speciality at this bar and grill is carabao meat. It's served in many forms, most popularly carabao burgers. It's 2km south of the city centre in the Tawiran district, right next to Café del Jardin.
Cafe in Calapan

Dutch Cafe

A colourful cafe serving coffee drinks, light meals, sandwiches and burgers. It's in a strip of bars and restaurants practically on the grounds of the Filipiniana Hotel.
Market in Calapan

Night Market

The night market, on a lane near the City Market in the centre, is great for local budget meals.