Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Boracay

Sunny Side Cafe

Make a beeline here in the morning for large, fluffy pancakes (a half-order is all you'll need) and the sunny-side cafe roesti (crumbled chorizo, poached eggs, sour cream and arugula on a fried potato frittata) and …
Top Choice Filipino in Iloilo

Buto't Balat

Even with SM City across the street, mall-themed restaurants feel worlds away at this atmospheric thatch-roofed pavilion. Munch on Ilonggo specialities such as tinuom (chicken in banana leaves) and seafood – most se…
Top Choice International in Boracay

Lemon Cafe

Fresh and healthy define this colourful and vibrant D'Mall cafe, which serves big salads, creative sandwiches (eg smoked turkey with apples and celery on ciabatta), classic eggs-Benedict brunches, tropical juices an…
Top Choice Seafood in Boracay

Plato D'Boracay

Choose fish, lobster, prawns and other freshly caught shellfish from the D'Talipapa wet market just a few feet away and this family-style grill will cook them. While the resulting prices don't necessarily undercut t…
Top Choice International in Iloilo

Wawa Heritage Restaurant

Situated amid the historic homes of Jaro, this charming locavore's delight feels like a 19th-century living room, and serves a tasty and inexpensive mix of Filipino, Chinese and Spanish 'heritage dishes'. The eclect…
Top Choice Filipino in Kalibo

Manobo Grill

Feast on big servings of Filipino specialities such as bulalo (bone marrow and beef-shank soup) and steamed seafood at long rows of picnic tables at this open-air spot. Look for the row of fluttering colourful flags…
Top Choice International in Boracay

Cowboy Cucina

This small place has American West decor and expertly prepared burgers, steaks and chilli, plus a dash of Mexican fare and the island's best ribs, all eaten with your toes in the sand. There are some vegie options, …
Top Choice Seafood in Roxas

Albason Ihaw-Ihaw

A feast for the eyes and stomach, choose your catch, including squid, sea urchin, prawns and a variety of freshly caught fish, from the display and then your cooking method. Several rows of picnic tables are housed …
Top Choice International in Kalibo

Kitty's Kitchen

A contemporary design with plush banquette tables means Kitty's is an oasis of comfortable dining in the city centre. The menu runs the gamut from Mexican to Kansas City ribs and especially good pies and cakes for d…
Top Choice Seafood in Iloilo

Breakthrough Restaurant

An enormous, wonderfully atmospheric open-air restaurant by the ocean. Select your victims from huge tanks or mounds of ice, then have the chef cook it all for you. Expect to wait.