Davao authentic eats and our top picks!

1. Puto Maya at Tsokolate

Puto Maya at Tsokolate http://www.choosephilippines.com/eat/restaurants/1660/davao-restaurants/

When you need a quick upper for cold days, go to Bangkerohan Public Market for a comforting cup of tsokolate and a slice of puto maya.

2. Kaonanan Sa Tribu K’Mindanawan

Kaonanan Sa Tribu K’Mindanawan http://www.choosephilippines.com/eat/restaurants/1660/davao-restaurants/

Meatless PaloSebo meal, Crocodile Hamonado and Sungkaan are just three of the unique delicious dishes that Kaonanan Sa Tribu K’Mindanawan offers.

They also have dishes cooked in a bamboo chamber or nilotlot.

3. Roxas Avenue

Roxas Avenue http://www.choosephilippines.com/eat/restaurants/1660/davao-restaurants/

Night time food cravings can be satisfied in Roxas Boulevard as rows of stalls offer different food from grilled meat to fresh fish soup.

4. Marina Tuna Seafood Restaurant

Marina Tuna Seafood Restaurant http://www.choosephilippines.com/eat/restaurants/1660/davao-restaurants/

Davao may not be the tuna capital of the Philippines but it has ten amazing and delicious ways to cook tuna. Marina Tuna Seafood Restaurant has been getting all the praises for coming up with their 10 Way Tuna. You get to eat tendon, crispy tail, sashimi, kinilaw, kare-kare, grilled belly, eye soup, bihod, grilled jaw (panga) and bagaybay in one restaurant. So next time you’re in Davao, better try and experience this tuna treat!

5. Cecil’s Snack Inn & Bakeshoppe

 Cecil’s Snack Inn & Bakeshoppe

When you say Pancit Luglug in Davao City, there’s no other place to go but Cecil’s in Anda. Its just one of their bestsellers and Davaoeños look forward to having it for snacks along with their cheese bread or pan de siosa. If you would opt for a hot steaming bowl of batchoy, they also have it in the menu. Their chicken and durian pies are great for pasalubong. So if you want to experience a Davao snack favorite, try Cecil’s treats.

6. Davao Dencia’s Restaurant

Davao Dencia’s Restaurant

You have not tasted Davao food until you have eaten at Davao Dencia’s Restaurant. As far as I can recall, Dencia’s has figured in a lot of special occasions in my life--- confirmation, first communion, graduation from both elementary and highschool and on days and nights that I needed my comfort food of lugaw and tokwa’t baboy. There’s nothing fancy about how they cook their pancit, lumpiang shanghai, chopsuey, lomi or the famed lugaw and tokwa’t baboy but its going back to a place that reminds you of a noisy kitchen in the comfort of your home. Dencia’s is synonymous with Davao.

7. Balik Bukid

Balik Bukid

Going organic has never been tastier than in Balik-Bukid. You get the freshest vegetables and herbs for your salad, farm-bred meat, freshly squeezed and concocted juices, dressings that hint of different herbs, homemade ice cream, and yummy chocolate. Don't forget the overall ambience that's environment-friendly.


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