Summer’s coming up! After a long day chasing waves in the Surf Capital known as Siargao, grab a bite to eat in these island favorites.
Originally posted on Booky. Edits have been made by the TFKI editors.
The cool breeze we all enjoyed during January and February is now gone, and replaced by a scorching heat that only signals the coming of summer. Make summer 2017 a summer to remember in the Surf Capital of the Philippines, Siargao! This island is not only known for awesome waves, yoga retreats, and Instagram-worthy rock pools, but also really good eats. Here are the top 10 must-eat places when visiting Siargao.
An authentic Italian restaurant famous for its homemade pasta and bread, DIY pizza, and buy-one-take-one cocktails. Locals claim it serves “the best pizza in town”!
2. Maya Siargao
Villa Maya is a tropical three-storey villa on a hill overlooking a beautiful golf course. Their in-house restaurant and pool bar serves Israeli cuisine combined with other international influences.
Harana is a modern surf resort whose food is a reflection of their local pride, offering delicious Filipino eats with a twist. Insider tip: Friday is Open Jam Night!
4. Arka Hayahay
Arka Hayahay is a popular beach resort with an in-house restaurant in the shape of little boats. Their menu is composed of delicious powerbowls, fruity desserts, and vegan breakfast options.
5. Kitya’s Place
This rustic cafe serves healthy all-day breakfast, smoothie bowls, and desserts. Insider tip: They serve a handful of vegetarian dishes too!
6. Barrel Bar
Barrel Bar is a 24/7 hookah lounge and bar grill offering all your BBQ favorites and more. Insider tip: they deliver for a fee of P20.
Greenhouse is a beachfront private guest house that offers you the hospitality of a hotel resort. Their revolving menu includes healthy, hearty dishes and seafood specials. Insider tip: dining is only available to guests of the private house.
One of Siargao’s most Instagram-worthy beach resorts, Bravo offers classic Spanish cuisine in their in-house restaurant. The menu is composed by head chef David Lopez, who has trained in 3 Michelin-star restaurants abroad.
Shaka is a healthy all-day breakfast bar serving colorful smoothie bowls, cold-pressed juices, and specialty coffee. They even use papaya stalks for straws. Insider tip: they even offer surf photography services!
10. Buddha’s Surf Resort
Buddha’s offers a truly local surfing experience. Their in-house restaurant is known for its Asian cuisine with a strong Western influence. Insider tip: they offer seafood banquets based on the fresh catch of the day.
Learn more about the Best Things to Do in Siargao!