Restaurants in Boracay
Because of its wide draw of international travelers, Boracay has a wide variety of places to eat, including a surprising number of bakeries.
- Aria in “D’ Mall”. Delicious Italian food. If they don’t give you the spicy olive oil bottle on the side for your custom made pizza make sure you ask for it.
- Arwana Coffee Shop (near Station 3) is one of the nicest spots in the area for a tasty breakfast at a beachside table
- Bamboo Lounge, near Station 1, serves a good selection of Chinese food in a relaxed beachfront setting.
- Bistro Valhalla in the mall. Is a newly refurbished steakhouse with a varied and interesting menu.
- Blue Jade Cafe is in D’Talipapa and offers Asian and European cuisine. Customers can also shop in the market for fresh seafood and have it cooked for them at the restaurant.
- Blue Mango, near Station 3, comes highly recommended. There are some interesting mango-inspired creations on the menu too.
- Cocoloco bar/restaurant near Station 3 serves great Filipino and international cuisine in an attractive native-style setting.
- Cowboy Cocina near Station 3 serves affordable and tasty steaks, ribs and other grilled dishes, and arguably the best burgers in Boracay.
- Crafty’s Rooftop Bar and Coffee Shop is on the top level of Crafts Department Store at D’ Mall’s main road entrance. There is an excellent menu of Indian food as well as international dishes, and there’s also a wide selection of imported beers and ales. This is a great place to watch the sunset.
- Cyma, in the new part of the mall. Excellent food and service at this Greek restaurant. Try the Mezedes Combination, the Spinach and Artichoke Fondue and the Chicken Souvlaki.
- D’Talipapa The best and cheapest place to eat. Around the place are a variety of food stores that offers to cook for you, you could just buy Fresh sea foods/ etc (located just near the stores) then have the stores cook it for you with what ever way you like it. (Imagine you can get crabs for 350 Pesos for 1 kilo opposed to buying in restaurants that costs 200 pesos per 100 grams).
- Dos Mestizos This restaurant is the brainchild of respected Boracay chef & restaurateur Binggoy Remedios and his close childhood friend, Jose Ramon Valdes Nieto. Both owners have Spanish ancestors, hence the name “Dos Mestizos”. This restaurant serves a selection of excellent Tapas dishes and is located between stations 2 and 3, behind the Tourist Center.
- Fridays Boracay tel: +63 36 288-6200 fax: +63 36 288-6222 – all day dining, themed dinner, Friday night buffet, seafood grill, plus 3 cultural dance shows every week with fire dance.
- Hama Japanese Restaurant – Next to Heidiland Deli in D’Mall. Good quality Japanese food including sushi, udon noodle dishes and many other Japanese delights. Try the green tea shake!
- Heidiland Deli – Next to the main plaza at the D’Mall Phase IV is a fully air-conditioned European style deli selling all kinds of deli food as cheeses, cold cuts, salami, yoghurt, wines and much more. Famous are the reasonably priced sandwiches.
- Jammers, on the front beach of D’Mall. Up and running for more than 8 years, amazing burgers, hotdogs, fruit shakes and more! Open 24/7
- Jonas Fruitshake in Station 1. Their fruit shakes are to die for!
- Kasbah Authentic Moroccan cuisine serving exquisite tagines and couscous. Next to Discovery Shores, Station 1.
- Kurt’s restaurant and bar near Station 3 has a wide selection of good German and Filipino dishes and a friendly atmosphere.
- Lemon Cafe, in D’ Mall. A new addition to the island, this place serves a variety of breakfasts, lunches and light meals. The service and presentation is excellent. This place has also been rated one of the Philippines’ best restaurants.
- Manana, near Station 1, serves large portions of tasty Mexican food. Guacamole is only available when avocados are in-season despite what the menu says.
- Rumbas, in D’Mall serves good steaks, pies and other English-style dishes. You can even order curry, fish and chips and sausage sandwiches while watching live sports on big screens.
- Smoke, located down one of the alleys opposite Lemon cafe in D’Mall is a very good budget eatery. Local dishes, meat and seafood dishes, omeletes and excellent sandwiches are on offer. Most meals cost around 95 pesos and are all cooked fresh. If you are around between 11AM and 2PM you get a free drink of iced lemon tea with every rice meal.
- True Food, in Station 2, offers fiery Indian cuisine that will awaken the tastebuds. The place is cozy with straw mats and over-sized cushions. The staff is polite and very accommodating. For those who enjoy the spicier side of life, try the tandoori chicken.
- Zuzuni, near boat station 1, is the island’s newest Greek restaurant, serving excellent cuisine in a romantic, beachfront setting. The service is friendly and extremely efficient.
Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy one of the best mangoes in the world. The climate in Philippines is perfect for mangoes, so you always get them mellow and sweet.