Top Choice Cafe in Panglao Island


One of the best places in Alona for breakfast, with fresh croissants, Filipino (P150) and French (from P130) sets plus lots of à la carte options. Also great for sandwiches on home-made bread with smoked hams and im…
Top Choice Italian in Panglao Island


One of the Visayas' best Italians, with choice antipasti, divine pizza (from P300), mouthwatering pasta and a daily specials board. It's cool and classy and has an extensive wine cellar (house wine P120). Round off …
International in Panglao Island

Bohol Bee Farm

A great spot for a healthy lunch or light meal, this organic farm makes for a lovely excursion, 7km from Alona. Try the farm-fresh salads and soups, stir-fried organic veggies or the seafood. You can also take a tou…
International in Panglao Island

Sunshine Village

This large resort has an unexpectedly good restaurant, with tables overlooking the pool. The German owner is a chef, and it's perfect for hearty Western dishes including farmer's breakfast, pumpkin soup and fish 'n'…
Cafe in Panglao Island

Cafe Lawis

In a rectory, on the southern side of Borja bridge next to Our Lady of the Assumption church, this healthy waterside cafe serves up tasty meals (panini, pasta, adobo), snacks, espresso coffee and ice cream.
Cafe in Panglao Island

Buzz Cafe

The Alona Beach Branch of Bohol Bee Farm has a healthy lineup of (largely) organic dishes with many options for vegetarians as well as meat-lovers. The cassava tacos (from P220) are worth trying.
German in Panglao Island

CU Biergarten

Serves all kinds of schnitzel and sausage (including currywurst), plus its famous fried meatloaf topped with a fried egg. Wash it all down with a German beer (happy hour is 5pm to 7pm).
Filipino in Panglao Island

Trudi's Place

Trudi's qualifies as budget eating in pricey Alona Beach. The Filipino food is filling, beers are cheap, tables overlook the sea and there's often a live band.
French in Panglao Island

L'Elephant Bleu

This casual restaurant serves French faves such as chicken cordon bleu, flambéed garlic prawns and crème brûlée, not to mention wine, cheese and great coffee.
Pizza in Panglao Island


On the beach, Hayahay serves pizzas and Thai food, plus meat pies for homesick Aussies.