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Top Choice Filipino in Naga

Bob Marlin

Bob Marlin is locally renowned as the best spot in town to chow down on crispy pata (deep-fried pork knuckle). Other Filipino dishes such as inahaws (grills) also hit the spot, and it's a sociable and entertaining p…
Bicolano in Naga


This Bicolano cafeteria-style joint is justifiably popular with locals thanks to its extensive and inexpensive array of dishes such as lechón (roast suckling pig), pinangat (taro leaves, chili, meat and coconut milk…
Filipino in Naga

Red Platter

One of the more upmarket independent restaurants on the Magsaysay strip, Red Platter is semiformal in atmosphere but high quality in presentation. The focus is Filipino grills, seafood and rice dishes, but pizza, pa…
Religious in Naga

Peñafrancia Festival

Held on the second weekend in September, the Peñafrancia Festival attracts thousands of devotees to Naga in celebration of the Virgin of Peñafrancia, Bicol’s patron saint. The miracle-granting image is paraded throu…
Cathedral in Naga

Naga Cathedral

The 19th-century Naga Cathedral, with its imposing Romanesque facade, is a major city landmark. It's fronted by the equally imposing Porta Mariae, a triumphal arch built in 2010 and dedicated to Our Lady of Peñafran…
Mall in Naga

SM City Mall

Naga's huge, modern shopping mall is adjacent to the main bus terminal.
Chinese in Naga

Naga Garden Restaurant

Long-standing Naga Garden has a loyal local following, thanks to its tasty toasted siopao (steamed buns) and simple pansit, noodle soups, adobo (chicken, pork or both, marinated in vinegar and garlic and stewed) and…
Museum in Naga

Holy Rosary Minor Seminary Museum

If you can’t make the Peñafrancia Festival, this little museum may be the next best thing. Located adjacent to the city-dominating cathedral, the exhibits here consist of pictures and glass displays of religious pag…
Museum in Naga

Naga City Museum

This small museum, located on the 3rd floor of the campus of the University of Nueva Caceras, is ethnographic in focus, filled with crafts, tools and other artefacts of precolonial Bicol and covering the history of …