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Top Choice 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.
Filipino in Northern Siargao


Waterfront restaurant in Del Carmen with indoor and outdoor seating and a wide variety of standard Filipino fare. Open late Wednesday and Friday nights for dancing and a 'night cafe' in the parking lot.
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 healthy snacks, shakes and Aussie-style coffee.
Barbecue in General Luna

Lulay Grill

Indistinguishable from the other barbecue shacks lining the town beach, for whatever reason this is the one where expats congregate in the early evening.
Filipino in General Luna


Cheap juices, shakes and noodles, including more than a dozen varieties of pansit, are the specialty at this fan-cooled open-air place.
Sports & Outdoors in Cloud Nine

Hippie’s Surf Shop

Contact Hippie’s Surf Shop, around 50m from the Sagana Beach Resort and Ocean 101 Beach Resort, for surf lessons, board rental and to buy gear.
Club in General Luna

Jungle Disco

A motley mix of locals, expats and travellers get down and dirty on, appropriately enough, a dirt dance floor.
International in Cloud Nine


Exotic North Africa-inspired cuisine.
Sports in Siargao

Siargao Cup

This surfing competition, one of the largest international sporting events in the country (over 8000 people attended in 2014), is held at Cloud Nine in late September or early October. The Filipino National Cup, ano…
Bar in General Luna

Nine Bar

A handsomely built place on the road between Cloud Nine and GL, Nine Bar is where expats go to swill beer and swap swell tales.