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Cebu Restaurant Guide

Cebu Restaurant Guide

Cebu is one of the best places you have to visit in the Philippines. It is an island with fantastic beaches and restaurants as well. The Cebuanos have a penchant for good food so it is no wonder that there are plenty of restaurants in Cebu. You can categorize the restaurants into three. There are restaurants when you are on a budget, for mid range budget and restaurants for splurging.

Cebu Restaurants on a Budget

1.Casa Verde – This is actually an old home that is found on F. Ramos street. This was turned into a restaurant and they offer delicious baby back ribs for one hundred thirty pesos only. It is the restaurant’s best selling meal.

2.Ila Puti – This restaurant has two branches one in Sykes in Mabolo and one in the IT Park. They have dishes that are not so much cooked in Cebu like bangus in coconut cream and carbonara.

3.Da Vinci’s Pizza – This is a pizza chain with many branches in Cebu. They are known for their pasta with white sauce. The prices of the pizzas are affordable ranging from two hundred pesos up to three hundred pesos which is good for four or five people.
Cebu Restaurants for a Mid-range Budget
1.Café Georg. This is a restaurant situated in Banilad which offers several varieties of appetizers. Many people like the spinach with the dip. They also offer salads and fish cooked in the Singaporean way. They also offer Bolognara pasta and chicken pot pies. The restaurant updates the menu every now and then.

2.Lemongrass Restaurant – This is a restaurant operated by a family. They offer different Cebuano and Filipino dishes.

3.Garden Café – This is a restaurant in the ayala mall which offers cuisine from Thailand and Vietnam. They also offer their own version of herbal juice.

4.La Buona Forchetta – This is a restaurant that was a former mansion. They serve Italian dishes with their famous Focaccia bread, Salciccia which is their pizza and pasta marinara. The prices range from three hundred pesos up to four hundred pesos.

5.Spice Fusion – This is a restaurant with the Asian theme. They serve food or cuisine from Asian countries.
Restaurants in Cebu for a Splurge

1.Abaca – This is a restaurant that changes menu on a daily basis because of the availability of the ingredients they use. The price for one person is one thousand pesos. The price may be too expensive but visiting this restaurant is more of an experience.

2.Tides – This is a restaurant inside Shangri-la hotel in Mactan. They offer a buffet style of food. They offer different kinds of dishes from seafood to chocolate.

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    Emerald Isle Irish Bar and Restaurant

    Is located in the Blg. C Piazza Elisia Corner shopping mall, on the corner of Banilad Road and Talamban highway. Opens at 10:30 a.m. and close at till late it is a great place to relax and chill out. The character of the decor creates an authentic ambiance of an Irish Pub. It’s spacious, clean and has a delicious menu and drinks. A Family choice by the non-smoking atmosphere. Smokers can still enjoy the cuisine and ice-cold beverages in the well-equipped outside dining area. A two large-screen TVs inside and outside area. Showing all major sporting events (including a 24-hour Rugby channel) For your listening pleasure they also have a very large selection of music. The entertainment’s offering a perfect way to fill in the mid-week entertainment gaps, is both fun and educational. The Emerald Isle is frequented by local and expat businessmen and is a great place to network and get local information about Cebu, business, etc. Rather it is a lunch with a friend or dinner with the family, Emerald Isle should be your first choice

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