Beyond Lechon: Go-To Restaurants in Cebu

Feeling hungry in Cebu but you want more than just Lechon Cebu? There are famous restaurants in the province offering unique and delicious dishes other than the province’s best tasting Lechon. There are many choices and it depends on your preference because there are surely more than just one place where you can eat what you’re craving for. Be it Japanese, Korean, Italian, Filipino, or Mexican cuisine, you will find various options that will suit your taste.

Also Read: Leylam Shawarma at Mango Square Mall

What’s great about Cebu is that it offers distinctive experiences to local and foreign tourists. This includes the types of cuisine that leave travelers more than one choice.

5 Restaurants in Cebu with Good Food and Ambiance

If you are in Cebu and currently looking for something good to eat and a great place to stay in for a couple of minutes or hours, here we present to you the top 7 go-to restaurants in Cebu if you’re not craving Lechon.

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Top of Cebu

  • Phone Number: (032)-516-0718
  • Operating Hours: 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
    • This is definitely the best in terms of views and ambiance. Top of Cebu will remind you that you don’t have to eat within an air-conditioned room just to feel comfortable and safe. This restaurant is literally located on top of the province in Busay, Cebu Transcentral Highway. If you want a taste of local food particularly the Bagoong Rice Platter, Salted-egg Calamares, and Mango-Kani Salad, prepare at least P1,000 pesos good for 4 to 5 guests.

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Circa 1900 Casa Uno

  • Phone Number: (032)-239-6265
  • Operating Hours: 11:00AM to 11:00PM
    • This restaurant is vintage and classy one. In Sanjercas Ville Ext. Rd, Cebu City you will find this antique and cultural food store. One great thing about this place is that the chef uses local ingredients and blend them in international cuisine to create a unique taste for local and foreign customers.

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La Vie Parisienne Cebu

  • Phone Number: (032)-505-0274
  • Operating Hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 AM
    • In Lahug, Cebu City you will find this wine and deli restaurant that gives a good taste of French cuisine. This place just proved that you don’t have to fly to France to savor their dishes because it’s in the local area already! La Vie Parisienne is more of a bakery and wine kind of restaurant but you can still choose from the limited menu of heavy meals and dinner.

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Lantaw Native Floating Restaurant

  • Phone Number: (032)-514-2959
  • Operating Hours: 10:00AM to 11:00PM
    • This restaurant operates in two different branches- one in Cordova in Mactan and one in SRP near SM Seaside. If you wish to taste the best local Filipino food like crispy pata, spicy scallops, and ginataang monggo while overlooking the sea and nearby hills, don’t miss out the chance to try this lovely native place!

Also Read: Boneless Crispy Pata at Dessert Factory in Ayala Center Cebu

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Maya Mexican Restaurant

  • Phone Number: (032)-238-9552
  • Operating Hours: 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM
    • Get a taste of Central America and try it in Maya Mexican Restaurant situated in Crossroads, Banilad, Cebu City. This place combines local Filipino cuisine with Mexican street food to make a unique dish that will surely be loved by domestic and foreign customers.

Now that you have an idea where to go to aside from restaurants offering Lechon Cebu, plan your date!

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