Top Choice European in Dumaguete


One of Dumaguete’s most popular restaurants, Casablanca tries its hand at most cuisines, but is known primarily for its hearty Austrian dishes. In a lovely spot on the waterfront, it serves up crispy and succulent r…
Top Choice Seafood in Dumaguete

Lab-as Seafood Restaurant

Loud and lively, this Dumaguete institution has expanded from a small seafood restaurant in 1988 to a diverse culinary, drinking and entertainment complex. Tanks of fresh seafood are on hand, as well as a steakhous…
Top Choice Korean in Dumaguete

Two Story Kitchen

What, never been to a two-storey Korean cafe? The upstairs teahouse is the draw, with elevated floor seating in semi-private stalls cushioned by cosy floor pillows. The menu is double-sided: standard cafe fare (sa…
Top Choice International in Dumaguete


This chic contemporary restaurant, where the chef works in a glass cube, offers sophisticated dining at affordable prices. The highly international fusion menu defies easy synopsis, but don't worry, there's somethi…
Filipino in Dumaguete


This local legend serves up sticky ribs and hot Filipino dishes, plus delicious shakes and coffee from its air-conditioned adjoining coffee shop.
Cafe in Dumaguete

Cafe Mamia's

Known for its all-day breakfasts, Mamia's also offers a limited menu of upscale cafe favourites (eg sandwiches) and some sophisticated mains, such as kare kare (pork leg).
Bakery in Dumaguete

Sans Rival Cakes & Pastries

Don’t leave town without trying the addictive silvanas (cookies filled with buttercream) or a slice of cake from this long-term bakery (1977). Unfortunately the nearby Sans Rival Bistro, with its picture menu, does…
Italian in Dumaguete

Pasta King

Classic Italian menu, no frills but tasty.
Mexican in Dumaguete

Coco Amigos

A colourful Mexican restaurant on the boulevard, offering everything under the sun, including 200+ drinks.
Ice Cream in Dumaguete

Panda Ice Cream

Known far and wide for its fried ice cream (P55).