Ponsyon by Breakthrough

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 […]

Bluejay Coffee and Deli

Being one of the most progressive cities in the Philippines, Iloilo certainly has a lot to offer. Over the years, Iloilo has become one of the favorite destinations of foodies here and abroad. To name a few, La Paz batchoy and Pancit Molo are two of Iloilo’s most popular contributions to Philippine cuisine. But Iloilo […]


One thing about being an Ilonggo is our love for food. That explains the increasing number of restaurants in the city. With the current developments in the city, many restaurants serving a variety of cuisines have been sprouting everywhere in the city of love. Despite new competition, one restaurant always comes to mind when it […]

Punta Villa Hotel and Resort

BOOK IT NOW! Being one of the tourism centers in the Philippines, it’s never difficult to find a good place to stay in Iloilo. For the past few years now, Iloilo City has become a major travel destination in the country. As a result, the city’s Hotel and Real Estate industry has improved a great […]

Kong Kee Chinese Restaurant

Located on 23 JM Basa St., Kong Kee Chinese Restaurant has been one of the favorite restaurants of Ilonggos here and abroad. It’s been open for like forever and has been serving the people of Iloilo and “Balikbayans” alike ever since.  Kong Kee is your traditional Chinese establishment found in the downtown Iloilo. Kong Kee […]

Glor’s Hamburger & Broadway Café

If you’re an Ilonggo born in the 70s or 80s, you probably not have only heard of Glor’s, but have tasted its mouth-watering burgers. It is impossible for an Ilongo or anyone who has been to Iloilo to not know the existence of this nice little joint located just near the corner of Valeria and […]

Roberto’s: Seat of the Queen Siopao

When visitors come to Iloilo, they always look for a place to eat Iloilo’s famous batchoy and bring home a box filled with biscocho, but did you know that Iloilo also offers one of the best siopaos in the country? Siopao is a Chinese in origin food filled with meat, either chicken or pork, along […]

Tinukib: Iloilo’s Premiere Pasalubong Centre

In the heart of Iloilo, conveniently positioned a few kilometres from the Iloilo International Airport is Iloilo’s new pasalubong centre. From the airport, it is on the right side of the road located on the ground floor of Tatay Sa Kauswagan Inc Corporate Office in the boundary of Pavia and Sta. Barbara Iloilo. The shop […]

Allan’s Original Talabahan

Longing for bits of heaven from the ocean but do not have the budget to go to a fancy seafood restaurant? Well, there is one place that will solve your tummy problem but will not add more damage to your wallet issues. Get in an Oton jeepney for only Php 12.00 and head to Allan’s […]

Villa Rica Palamunitan

Tired of the typical weekend getaway at the beach or in a night club? Try something out of the routine and visit Villa Rica Palamunitan. Palamunitan is an Ilonggo term for fishing place. This 2 year-old laid back area with cottages elevated from a big pond filled with fresh water fishes is open from 9 […]

Deocampo: The Original Barquillos

Deocampo: The Original Barquillos I do not know if other Filipinos in other regions are also fond of pasalubongs, but Iloilo certainly has A LOT to offer, when it comes to take home delicacies. Each pasalubong centre has a specialty. Iloilo is not only the home of the best biscocho and butterscotch, but it is […]

The La Paz Batchoy Showdown

When one decides to visit Iloilo for the first time and he asks for tips from Ilonggo friends and from those who have already visited the province, B.A.T.C.H.O.Y, is always on the list. Iloilo is the home of the original batchoy – this noodle soup with a salty and yet very tasty broth, best served […]

Biscocho Haus: Home of Ilonggo Delicacies

Location: (Main Brach) Lopez Jaena St. Jaro, Iloilo City Contact Number: (033) 329 08 62 All set to go home but with only one thing left to do? Thinking of what to bring for your friends and family back home?  Hurry to the nearest Biscocho Haus and bring Iloilo in a box to your loved […]

Boardwalk: Dining by the River

Are you looking for a place which can be categorized somewhere in between a classy bistro, where you cannot understand half of the over priced menu, and a laid back restaurant with very tasty meals at cheap prices but not that particular with sanitation? A place which you can say – “hmmm… just right.” A […]

Tatoy’s Manokan and Seafood at Villa Arevalo

If you are into seafood and native Filipino cuisine, you should indulge yourself in one of Iloilo’s finest restaurants located along Villa Beach in Arevalo, Iloilo City. It is just a fifteen minute ride from the centre of the city. You can take a Villa jeepney or a cab. All the drivers know where Tatoy’s […]

Esca’s Garden Restaurant

Location: Aurora Subdivison, Iloilo City, 5000 Contact: 3383477 / 09229222116 / 09209019908 Connect with Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Escas-Garden-Restaurant/94298862018 e-Mail: info@escasgarden.com With its wide landscaped garden, Esca’s is the best place to celebrate special events like weddings and reunions. Having dinner under the stars while you’re right in the middle of the city is an ambience that only we […]

Roberto’s Siopao

Contact: 3350484 or 3371595 Location: #61 J.M. Basa Street Iloilo City Website: http://robertossiopao.wordpress.com/ Iloilo is always known for its delectable food like LapazBatchoy, PancitMolo, and Biscocho. However, did you know that there’s another must try food shop in Iloilo? That’s Roberto’s Siopao. Roberto’s is a household name already in Iloilo. And more often than not, […]