Must see restaurants in Siargao

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    CEV/Loose Keys

    Until 9pm this is CEV, which specialises in highly original ceviche and kinilaw bowls – basically marinated raw fish bits mixed with rice, seasonal…

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    Greg's Place Pizza & Beer

    American–Filipina–owned roadside spot in sleepy San Isidro dishing out a variety of pizzas, including Hawaiian, vegie and seafood (squid, mussels and…

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    Named after the famed Oaxaca surf break, Zicatela whips up Siargao's best tacos and burritos, complemented by modern Mexican mains (try the Yucatan slow…

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    Buddha's Thai Cuisine

    Attached to the resort of the same name, Buddha's occupies a lovely two-storey structure where a Thai chef delights gastronomes with authentic Siamese…

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    Kawayan's restaurant does food inspired by French, Basque, Moroccan and Filipino cuisines (Moroccan tagine is the speciality), served in a sumptuously…

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    Warung's Indonesian chef serves up good-value specialities like nasi rames (dish with small portions of rice, meat and vegies), laksa (spicy noodle soup)…

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    Shaka Siargao

    To maintain the healthy vibe after hours out in the surf, try one of the delicious power bowls and smoothies at this postage-stamp-sized spot. The super…

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    Cafe Loka

    Associated with neighbouring Sagana Beach Resort, this place sits under palm trees on a rare (for Cloud Nine) patch of sand, offering sandwiches, brownies…

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    Mama's Grill

    Every evening the surfing herd converges to feed on skewered pork chops, chicken and beef at this modest BBQ shack about 1.5km north of GL. And then, just…

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    Palaka Restaurant

    Part of the dive centre of the same name, this pleasant spot along the GL waterfront does a good mix of salads, burgers and paninis. Waffles and crepes…

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    Cheap juices, shakes and noodles, including more than a dozen varieties of pansit, are the speciality at this fan-cooled open-air place. Service can be…

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    Barrel Spot

    Newly opened Spanish–owned spot serving up thin-crust pizza and homemade pasta in a small open-air space. Jam sessions with neighbours and friends most…

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    Kawayan Gourmand

    For the island's best croissants, other pastries and espresso drinks, head to this comfortable oasis of cool, both in terms of temperature and style.

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    Lunares Cafe

    Small Italian–owned spot with excellent espresso drinks, including iced coffee, calamansi juice, cheesecake and focaccia sandwiches.

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    Catangnan Fried Chicken

    The clever play on words aside, CFC's speciality rivals KFC's. Sandwiches and other basic grilled-meat dishes round out the menu.

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    Miguel's Taqueria

    Literally a hole-in-the-wall with a couple of stools, doling out good tacos and burritos. Also serves frozen beer.

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    Lulay Grill

    Indistinguishable from the other barbecue shacks lining the town beach, but for whatever reason this is the one where expats congregate in the early…

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    TAG Grocery

    Four or five aisles, which makes it the largest and best supermarket in GL.