Why not make food the highlight of your adventure when in Puerto Princesa City? Here are the top culinary hot spots to try on your next vacation to Palawan’s capital.
KaLui Restaurant offers a more authentic dining experience amidst the natural Palawan ambiance. It offers a wide variety of fresh catch of the day. With a mouthwatering selection of fresh seafood catch and vegetables, not to mention sashimi, tempura, assortment of soup dishes, and more, KaLui is guaranteed to satisfy every palate.
Not only does it boast of amazingly good food, this favorite food hub is popular for its native wooden house showcasing a variety of local artwork pieces – wooden sculptures, paintings, ceramic works, and more. What makes the experience even more enjoyable? Step into the restaurant barefoot and get a feel of its clean, well-polished wooden floors (feels like home, right?). Some of the areas offer low dining tables where you can dine Japanese-style or sit near the kitchen area to see and feast your eyes on the cooking skills of the locals. There’s no better way to immerse in your destination than with KaLui Restaurant.
Tanglaw Restaurant (The Legend Palawan) offers a more classic local feast. Indulge in mouthwatering Filipino flare - from the much-loved Chicken Tinola, Sinigang and Kare-kare to the tasty Bagnet and more! Tanglaw Restaurant takes you to a nostalgic dining experience, but also serves a selection of international dishes to cater to the various culinary lifestyle of its guests.
Its interior showcase assorted tropical plants and local paintings, while fixtures are made of native elements like bamboo and other hardwood materials letting its guest immerse in a relaxing and delightful ambiance while getting a taste of the destination. Never leave its doors without a bite (or a take-out) of its best-seller banana bread!
The Legend Palawan, Malvar Street, Puerto Princesa City
Badjao Seafront takes you to a one-of-a-kind food adventure. Upon arrival, guests can delight in a serene walk across the bridge that connects to the restaurant into the sea. The open-air pavilion restaurant is built on stilts perched above the clear mangrove swamp where guests can enjoy amazing food with a wonderful view of the sea.
Abueg Road, Puerto Princesa City
(+63) 48 433 9912
Kinabuchs Grill and Bar is the go-to food place for foodies who fancy good food and entertainment. Usually jampacked, the spacious, open-air Kinabuchs Grill and Bar offers indoor and outdoor seating, has a sports bar where guests can enjoy watching a good basketball game with friends. Their menu is packed with affordable food with generous serving! This place is undoubtedly a favorite chill-out spot and food place for both locals and tourists, especially at night.
369 Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa City
(+63) 48 434 5194
Palaweno Brewery is the first female-run craft beer brewery in the Philippines. Nothing gets more traditional than brewing all-grain in their own kitchen, filling bottles by hand, crafting and labeling bottles themselves, shares Palaweno Brewery founders Ayah and Malu.
Head on over and enjoy awesome live performances and a good round of its specialty craft beers (carefully prepared with ingredients hailed both international and local) with new-found friends.