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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Asian Restaurant
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“The Lantaw Restaurant chain in Cebu has quickly gown to be one of the most popular restaurants in Cebu. It has branches in Cordova (Mactan Island), in Busay and the SRP. Lantaw offers affordable local cuisine with some of its more popular dishes being Crispy Pata, Spicy Scallops, Grilled Pork Belly and Cordova Express. While you eat enjoy some of the wonderful views of Cebu City. The restaurants offer some of the best views in town.  I had a beautiful sunset one of the times I ate at their floating restaurant in Cordova. While the Busay branch had some amazing views of Cebu City at night (see video). Of the two I found the Lantaw Floating Restaurant (on Mactan Island) a bit out of the way and hard to get to. Either you will need to organise a taxi to wait for you (for an extra fee) or catch one the tricycles to take you back to the main road to try and hail down a taxi. The place gets busy and if you don’t make a reservation it could be a bit of wait. I had to wait 40 minutes for a table on one visit. The restaurant in Busay isn’t nearly as bad to get to as it is closer to Cebu City. I actually liked this branch more and the food tended to be better here. There is also a branch at the SRP which I have not tried as yet. For me Lantaw Restaurant is a good place to eat at. If you want to try some local cuisine in Cebu at good prices this is certainly a great place to start. More for the casual laid back person wishing to eat with family or friends. If you wanted to eat somewhere romantic in Cebu  I wouldn’t really say this is the place to go, not if you want somewhere quiet anyhow. Overall a good restaurant to eat in Cebu without having to spend too much. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Spa
“Superb customer service and hands down one of the best (and most expensive) on the island! They also serve a wide array of delectable international dishes.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Spend your night life in this place where it offers different restaurants, karaoke and bars.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Another, luxury dining experience by the beach at the 5 star Moevenpick Resort. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Where you can dine and drinks while listening to live music. They have also private KTV rooms to unleash your inner voice talent. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This Restaurant is not so far from the bayanihanflatscan take taxi or regular transporation like Jeepney or Tricycle. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
“Ask for their home made potato chips while relaxing close to the sea. Less than 3 km away from us. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“Ambiance is perfect for that fine dining experience. Superb customer service and excellent food!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Filipino Restaurant
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“There are three locations in Cebu. The food is great! Lechon is one of the delicassies that Cebu is famous for. The restaurant venue is comfortanle and airconditioned.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Only 1 km away from us and on the top of a building for a great view, You can choose to sit outside or inside for dining. From Pizza to steak :) ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great pizza and Italian food at reasonable prizes.It's just right across to the left of Movenpick . Cash only though.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This restaurant has a wide range selections of different cuisine. Since its buffet style you can diffinetely have the value of money you paid for. And the food where absolutely delicious”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Serves a great variety of authentic Asian food. Thai, Malay, Singaporean and Indonesian. Reasonably priced as well makes this a go to.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When you’re in or anywhere near Lapu-Lapu City in Mactan Island, you have to try sutukil. Sutukil is a portmanteau of the three ways fish are cooked in eateries near the Mactan Shrine: Su is for sugba or grilled, tu is for tula or prepared into a soup and kil is for kilaw or turned into a raw fish salad. Sutukil restaurants let you choose whatever you want cooked from stalls of fresh fish, prawns, crabs, seaweeds, shells, clams and even lobsters”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Shangs Island Town Center is a commercial building that caters a supermarket, restaurants, retail shops and souvenirs that all you needs can be found. Nice mall, you can have everything you need. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends