Aside from white sand beaches, majestic waterfalls and historical attractions, Cebu is also known to be one of the provinces in the country who have delicious food. Cebuano food have its own distinction and it innovates along with our time.
Mostly, we love great food but we also look for affordable and value-for-money places. So today, I will be showing you 10 eat-all-you-can places in Cebu City for Php500.00 and below.
1.) Halo Restaurant at St. Mark Hotel
Halo offers international cuisines but you should not miss the array of Cebuano gastronomic food from breakfast to dinner including brunch and meryenda or snacks.
Address: Second Floor, St. Mark Hotel, Queen’s Road, Redemptorist Plaza, Kamputhaw, Cebu City
Contact Number: 032 5055555
Time: 6:00AM – 10:00PM Monday – Sunday
Price: Php448 net per person | Get up to 50% Discount at Eatigo Kindly Use Referal Code: yetbo
2. Politics Cafe
Politics Cafe became our go to place with my wife when we feel like in eating mood because it’s along our way to our home. The place is cozy with interior designs featuring world political icons. It is also being run by a family whose passion is in public service and governance.
Address: Escario Central, N. Escario Street, Capitol Site, Cebu City
Contact Number: 032 4161731
Time: Lunch Buffet at 11:00AM – 2:00PM Monday – Friday | Bar is open until 2AM
Price: Php298 net per person with Bottomless Iced Tea
….and also please do not ever leave without trying the Rockefeller Oysters. One word, UMAMI!
Cabalen, which literally translates to a fellow Capampangan, is a group of casual – fine dining restaurants known for authentic Capampangan dishes and different Filipino specialties, originating from Pampanga. This province is known to food connoisseurs as the seat of sumptuous food and delicacies while the Capampangans are widely known as people with good taste and innate cooking talent. These factors contributed to the eventual birth of Cabalen, the Capampangan specialty restaurants.
Address: Lower Ground Floor, Mountain Wing, SM Seaside, Cebu City (Also in SM City Cebu)
Contact Number: 032 2549097
Time: 10AM to 9PM – Mondays to Sundays
Price: Php298 per person
4. Port Restaurant
Started in 1998, Port Restaurant is one of Cebu’s early buffet restaurants who have been dedicated to serving locally grown, market fresh food from the Farm and striving to give our best Port experience.
Address: Lower Lobby Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City,
Contact Number: 032 5166018
Time: 11AM to 3PM (Lunch); 6PM to 10:30PM (Dinner); 10:30PM to 2AM (Late Night)
Price: Lunch Php389 per person; Dinner Php459 per person; Late Night Thurs-Sat Php189+service charge
5. Joven’s Grill
Joven’s Grill offers buffet meals with the large display of assorted savory dishes from tasteful grilled cuisines and seafood specialties to cooking and sweet desserts such us cakes. They are the first to offer eat all you can buffet in Cebu with a very affordable price of Php 75.00 in 1993. Currently, they already have several branches.
Address: Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City / Lahug, Cebu City / Parkmall, Mandaue City
Contact Number: 032 420 9091
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM / 5:30PM – 9:00PM Mondays – Sundays
Price: Php230 per person without drinks / Kids 4-8yrs old Php115
6. Tongs Seafood Buffet
Tongs is also an Eat-All-You-Can treat for all seafood lovers. They are famous for the unlimited crabs, scallops, and oysters that are super affordable and delectable. They also serve chicken, pork, fruits and dessert. Although crab and shrimps supply are inconsistent on summer season, they expect to have regular supply by June.
Address: F. Cabahug Street, Mabolo, Cebu City
Contact Number: 032 2337858
Time: 11AM to 2PM (Lunch); 6PM to 10:00PM (Dinner)
Price: Lunch Php359 per person
7. Eat All You Can Ni Juan Seafoods Buffet
Started as a chicharon store in CarCar, Cebu, now they offer an affordable “SEAFOOD” buffet restaurants in the Cebu. They serve grilled fish, crab meat, shrimp sinigang, prawns, clams, guso, lato and many other seafood! They also have other Filipino dishes such as barbeque, chorizo, pork belly, and pansit. For side dishes and desserts, they have kimchi and fruits.
Address: 863 Panagdait Road, Mabolo, Cebu City / GND Building, F. Cabahug Street, Kasambagan, Cebu City / M.L. Quezon National Highway, Beside PLDT, Pajo, Lapu-lapu City / Lagang Ocaña, Carcar City
Contact Number: 0933 392 1254
Time: 11AM to 3PM (Lunch); 5PM to 9:00PM (Dinner) Monday – Sunday
Price: Php199 per person
8. Koa Tree House Resto Bar
The popular resto-bar maintains its promise in providing “good vibes, good food, great music.” But, this time around, it focuses on its well-known comfort food like sisig, lechon kawali and crispy pata which they have been offering to the public ever since.
Address: Rivergate Complex, General Maxilom Avenue, Kamputhaw, Cebu City
Contact Number: 032 255 1289
Time: 10:00AM – 10:30PM
Price: • ₱350 per head with crabs and shrimps. All in. No hidden charges.
• ₱180 per head still available without crabs, shrimps and drinks.
• Add ₱25 for bottomless iced tea.
9. Chik Chow Food Express Food Buffet
The place was once the owner’s residence but it was being transformed into a restaurant that offers Filipino- Chinese array of food. Chik Chow has received good feedbacks from customers for dinuguan; and its cozy place even though it’s a bit hard to locate for first timers.
Address: 316-C Mango Avenue, Cebu City
Contact Number: 032 255 9959
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM / 6:00PM – 10:00PM Monday – Sunday
10. Cafe Breeze at Bayfront Hotel
Cafe Breeze is another option to run to if you are craving for Filipino food.
Address: Ground Floor, Bayfront Hotel Cebu, Kaoshiung Street, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City
Contact Number: 032 2602573
Time: 12:00PM – 3:00PM / 6:00PM – 9:00PM Monday – Sunday
Price: Php399 Monday – Thursday / Php499 Friday – Sunday