The green building of Nato & Helen is easy to spot.
Image: Iloilo's Nato & Helen Native and Seafoods Restaurant
Every hungry tourist who comes by Iloilo City must have at least one lunch or dinner at Iloilo’s Nato and Helen Native & Seafoods Restaurant in Bolilao, Mandurriao. The family-style restaurant, which started small with only fish and oysters as the main offerings on the menu, is managed by the couple Renato and Helen Robles. This is a must-visit in Iloilo if you crave shrimps, squid, milkfish, seer fish, blue marlin, oysters, and the like, which they can have cooked according to their preference.
With the business growing, this restaurant is not only the place to eat in Iloilo, but they now also provide catering services and boodle fight preparations for groups and organizations.
Nato & Helen is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. It is a go-to place to eat in Iloilo people from all economic classes dine here because of their mouth-watering food and affordable prices.
March 2023 Update: Nato & Helen is temporarily closed. Follow their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ilovenatoandhelen, to be the first to know when they resume operations!