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International in Northern Siargao

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 shrimp). Spicy Korean chicken and fresh crab is also on the menu.…
Cinema in General Luna

Island Life

For Siargao's only cinema, and a unique and sweaty experience (air-con was supposedly in the works), head to this converted shack just outside GL. Popcorn: check. Stadium seating (cushioned benches): check. Screenin…
International in Cloud Nine

Kawayan

Kawayan's restaurant does food inspired by French, Basque, Moroccan and Filipino cuisines (Moroccan tagine is the speciality), served in a sumptuously furnished all-wood dining area; the bar area with billiard table…
Sports in Siargao

Siargao Cup

This surfing competition, one of the largest international sporting events in the country, is held at Cloud Nine in late September or early October. The Filipino National Cup, another competitive surfing event, is u…
Indonesian in General Luna

Warung

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) and bakwan (fried vegies), to a soundtrack of rhythmic Indone…
Surf in General Luna

Kudo Surf Shop

Australian–owned shop selling high-performance quality beachwear and surf gear; every article is made from recycled materials. An active collaborator in the Siargao Environmental Awareness Movement (www.facebook.com…
Health Food in Cloud Nine

Shaka Siargao

To maintain the healthy vibe after hours out in the surf, try one of the delicious bowls and smoothies at this postage-stamp-sized spot. The super bowl (quinoa, yoghurt, fruit, granola and honey) is especially good.
Cafe in Cloud Nine

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, healthy juices, shakes and Aussie–style coffee.
Barbecue in General Luna

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 like that, they're gone…until the next evening.
International in General Luna

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 are good choices for breakfast.