In Iloilo, everyone knows Breakthrough Seafood Restaurant. It’s one of the top seafood restaurants in the city, if not the top. However, Breakthrough is located in Villa Beach which is around 30 minutes away from the metro. So for those who are craving for the best seafood dishes, getting there can be quite tricky. Good thing Breakthrough decided to finally open a branch in Iloilo’s business district.



The Ponsyon Restaurant on Diversion Road in Plazuela de Iloilo near SM City is a branch of Breakthrough. It turned out that this been the best decision Breakthrough has ever made. Ponsyon has become really popular. Nowadays it’s very difficult to get a seat since almost every day and every night, it’s a “full house.” Ponsyon is a beautifully designed restaurant with very modest prices. Here are their bestsellers:


Sizzling Prawn Gambas


Native Chicken Adobo


Baked Scallops


Baked Scallops



Aligue Rice

Mangga at Bagoong

Grilled Managat

Chicken Binakol

Lechon Baboy

Sizzling Pork Sisig

Imbao Soup

Shrimp Plate

Fresh Buko Juice

Guinat-an nga Utan

Baked Talaba

Grilled Oysters

Binakol na Manok

Adobong Kangkong

Sizzling Blue Marlin


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