Top things to do

Top Choice Filipino in Hinunagan & Around

Captain's Place

Captain's Place is cool and comfortable with a fantastic menu centred on fresh seafood – the spicy ginataán sugpô (prawns in coconut milk) is sensational. There are also lots of vegetable dishes (from P40) to gladde…
Top Choice Bar in Ormoc

Bebidas Coffee Bar

At this this funky little cafe-bar built into the Superdome, local trendies drop in for a good coffee or dangerously cheap cocktails mixed by experts behind the bar.
in Tacloban


A funky bookstore serving real coffee, leaf tea and cakes.
Historic Site in Tacloban

Santo Niño Shrine & Heritage Center

Tacloban's most famous daughter is Imelda Romualdez Marcos, whose family home is in Tolosa, one of the coastal towns most devastated by Typhoon Yolanda. The family’s influence in Tacloban is evident in street names …
Grill in Tacloban

Socsargen Grill

Part of the Rosvenil Pensione, this casual and popular open-air restaurant does raw fish (sashimi), barbecued lapu-lapu (grouper) and sizzling gambas.
Seafood in Tacloban

Ochó Seafood & Grill

A unanimous favourite with locals, Ochó is a rowdy affair with a glimpse of suave. Select your fish, squid or shellfish from the display and get them to cook it however you like it. Vegos are also catered for, and c…
Italian in Tacloban


A long-standing Tacloban eatery, brick-walled Giuseppe’s is decorated like an Italian bistro and serves pastas and pizzas.
in Tacloban


A sophisticated little place, stacked with bottles of wine on one wall, with comfortable indoor and outdoor seating. It also serves mixed drinks and desserts.
in Tacloban

Bo’s Coffee Club

This is a Starbucks clone with wi-fi, good cakes and sandwiches, and comfy chairs.
in Tacloban


For something lively, head to the corner of Burgos and Santo Niño Sts, where you’ll find this loud and busy nightclub.