, the oldest city in the Philippines, is one of the top culinary destinations in the archipelagic country of Southeast Asia. Even though the islands of the Philippines are not popular as a food paradise and especially for offering healthy and vegetarian cuisine, in Cebu City, you will find a stunning diversity of food options.
The city provides you with a plethora of restaurants offering traditional Filipino dishes as well as international flavours ranging from Mexican to Chinese to American to Italian and much more while a few vegan options are also available. Moreover, Cebu’s shopping malls are known for featuring interesting food courts with large a variety of restaurants offering international and local cuisine, and diverse fast food outlets.
The local cuisine of Cebu
is actually a mix of Chinese, Malay, Spanish and American flavours. While rice is a staple food of Filipino cuisine
and comes in various forms topped with several ingredients, from spicy curry to exotic coconut.Famous food dishes in the Philippines
that you will find in various restaurants in Cebu are Camaron Rebosado
, which is the Filipino version of tempura, and Tinola
, chicken in ginger soup. While one of the most popular must-try dishes
especially in Cebu is the pork dish Lechon
which even though you will find it everywhere in the Philippines, Cebu is known for offering its most tasty version. As for Cebu’s street food, you will find almost everywhere the strange yet tasty Tuslob Buwa
which is cooked rice mixed with a sauce made of cooked pig’s brain or liver, fish sauce, onions and seasonings.
In this Cebu Food Guide
, you will find the best hotels with restaurants
in Cebu offering delicious breakfast and gastronomic delights, and the best restaurants to taste the best of Filipino and international Cuisine!