Do you always see Cagayan de Oro at the seat sale ads but you’re never quite sure if you’ll love this small city down south? Well, aside from their famous water rafting, zipline and canopy walk activities, you’ll also be surprised how much of a gastronomic treat this small, friendly city could offer you. Read on for a sneak peek:
1. Peking House
Peking House is widely popular for their expertise in serving and preparing Chinese food delicacies. This restaurant been patronized by many due to its affordable buffet dining. For only P180, you can already have a hearty lunch or dinner. Their specialties include Lumpiang Shanghai, Fried Chicken and Pansit. Although these dishes may be easily done at home, the entire Cagayan de Oro knows you won’t match the taste of a Peking House special!
2. Consuelos Steakhouse
Consuelos Steakhouse restaurant specializes in preparing Filipino food dishes. The price rate of this eat-all-you-can dining is considered affordable at P200/ pax, given that their flagship dishes are steaks. Many people swer by their Fried Chicken, Pork Steak and Sinigang. Another easy-to-love Filipino favorite here.
3. Bigbys Cafe and Restaurant
Although this is a nationwide franchise, a lot of Cagay-anons love Bigbys Cafe and Restaurant. In fact, it’s one of the top-of-the-mind places to go whenever there’s an occasion. If you’re in for a mix of Filipino and American dining, Bigbys is the place to go. Since this is an a la carte restaurant, the budget per head is around P200-P400. Bestsellers inlcude Bermuda Triangle Salad, Chicken Curry, Cream of Squash, Aloha Wedgie Crunch and Roast Beef Down Under.
4. Sunburst Fried Chicken
Another successful Filipino franchise here: Sunburst Fried Chicken. Their specialty, of course, is Fried Chicken. Already a well-known name in the Fried Chicken arena, Sunburst never fails to satisfy one’s appetite as they have been consistently at the top list of Cagayan de Oro’s most visited restaurant for the past several years. What’s more, for a minimum of P90, you can already have a full meal there. Other must-tries are their Lasagna, Spaghetti and Crispy Chicken Skin.
5. Only in Cagayan
This restaurant specializes in offering seafood dishes with affordable rates. Grilled Stuffed Tilapia, Tuna Sashimi, and Sizzling Squid are the top dishes that sell like pancakes almost every night. The Native Cebu Style Lechon meal in this restaurant especially intended for those diners who are craving for this Filipino favorite, usually when there’s a special occasion or a really unstoppable craving.
You knew this article’s gonna send you off salivating. Excited to book your flight yet?