5 Food Stops to Try in Cebu

Go food tripping in Cebu with this handy guide.

By TravelBook
August 13, 2013


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Famous for its Sinulog Festival which is celebrated every third Sunday of January and also its delicious crispy lechon, Cebu is a destination that should be on every traveler’s list. It's the perfect place to go food tripping with family and friends. Go beyond their local dishes and delicacies and check out their top restaurants. If you still haven’t thought of places to dine at for your visit, you might find this article handy.

Casa Verde
Ramos Cebu City, Asia Town IT Park, and Cebu Business Park

What was meant to be a small canteen grew into a chain of family-owned restaurants in Cebu City. Famous for its big servings, Casa Verde has become a place to visit for travelers heading to Cebu. Try their bestseller, Brian’s Wings, which are tenderly baked chicken wings topped with sweet and tangy piquet sauce and served with a side of rice, corn, and carrots. The restaurant also has yummy deserts like strawberry shortcake banana splits, chocolate lava cakes, and their special Bliss o’ Berry cheesecakes.

A Café
Crossroads, Banilad, Cebu City

Relaxed dining is a key element at A Café, which is located in the center of metropolitan Cebu City. Having a late breakfast? Don’t worry because this café serves breakfast throughout the day. A Café is famous for healthy options such as fresh soup, salads, and sandwiches as well as their Angus burger. Make sure to try the café’s boneless half-chicken, which is moist on the inside, served with pasta and a side of French beans.

Handuraw Pizza
Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City

If you’re a fan of pizza, then this should be on your food trip list for your Cebu getaway. Handuraw Pizza is famous for its freshly baked thin-crust pizzas and pastas. Try out their bestselling Handuraw pizza, which has a generous amount of pepperoni, Italian sausage, ham, bacon, mozzarella cheese, and more complemented by their special homemade tomato sauce.

Crossroads Mall, Banilad

If you love yakiniku, Tajimaya is a great restaurant selection in Cebu. Not only is it a cozy place to dine in; you get the chance to cook your own food here too. The place is famous for its smoke-free char grills, which allow you to enjoy your food without having to worry about the smell from grilled food sticking to your clothes. Quality food is served at reasonable prices great for travelers on a budget. Their beef is a must try!

La Marea
Banilad, IT Park Lahug, and Labangon

For the sweet lovers, La Marea is the perfect place to end your Cebu trip. Indulge in delicious cakes and pastries partnered with hot brewed coffee. Try out their comfort foods: Boston Cream Pie, Chocolate Triple Mousse Cake, Brazo de Mercedes, Tiramisu, and Oreo Cheese Trifle. But what you shouldn't miss out on when you're there is their specialty, the Warm Brownie Cup, which includes a serving of fudge and a scoop of ice cream.

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