As a booming city in terms of tourism and economy, it is no surprise that a lot of new businesses have opened in Iloilo City. The city has become not only a place for sojourners but for food trippers as well. The following is a list of newly opened restaurants in Iloilo City’s business district that offer local Ilonggo, Asian, Chinese, and Spanish cuisines.
1. Cable Car Iloilo at Iloilo Business Park
The newest food hub in the City of Love is Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. And one of the latest destinations of the hungry Ilonggos and tourists that visit the place is Cable Car Iloilo. Since the restaurant opens around 10:00 AM, it is a good place to have brunch.
Customers are serenaded with acoustic music while they dine.
If your kind of thing is late-night talks with friends with acoustic music in the background, the place will suit you. You can spend hours just chilling out until closing time at 2:00 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. They close at 12:00 AM from Mondays to Thursdays and Sundays.
Cable Car Iloilo is a pub, bar, family dining resto, and cafe all in one. They have beer pong for group of friends who want to have some fun drinking.
2. Madrid Spanish Bistro at Atria Food Park
One doesn’t need to be in Spain to experience Spanish cuisine. Even if you are just in Iloilo today, Madrid Spanish Bistro at Atria Food Park can let you feel as if you are at an authentic Spanish restaurant in Europe.
Madrid Spanish Bistro offers a taste of Spanish cuisine
The Spanish dishes at Madrid Spanish Bistro are prepared by innovative and expert chefs and served in a very relaxing place and ambience. Pasta Negra is one of the more popular main courses offered at the restaurant and a reason for many to keep on coming back to the place. The restaurant is open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Craving for a classy Asian meal? Asian Spoon at the Atria Food Park might have the right dish to satisfy your craving. If you are curious about the flavors of Southeast Asia in particular, you will be happy to know that most of the dishes offered in the restaurant are from this region.
Asian Spoon can also be a venue for special events.
If you want to have a taste of Vietnamese, Thai, Cambodian, and Malaysian cuisines, Asian Spoon may be a good place to visit. For example, they have the special Vietnamese vegetable curry and butter garlic shrimp. And aside from main dishes, the restaurant also offers fresh juices and smoothies that make Ilonggos and tourists alike spend hours at the place.
Asian Spoon is a good venue for lunch and dinner since it is open for customers from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM. The restaurant is also ideal for intimate family occasions.
4. Coffee House Beanery at Quezon St., Iloilo City
Coffee House Beanery is an ideal venue for coffee sessions with friends, long conversations, and late-night moments.
Match coffee with a meal of your choice at Coffee House Beanery
Located just across Robinson’s Place Iloilo, Coffee House Beanery is easy to find. And the homey interior of the cafe that complements the comfort food they serve will remind you of your mom’s or lola’s cooking.
5. Spring Palace Seafood Restaurant at Smallville Complex
The Spring Palace Food Restaurant is an ideal place for family and friends to dine in.
Another restaurant that Ilonggos currently flock to is the newly opened Chinese restaurant Spring Palace Seafood Restaurant at Smallville Complex. The place is great for events, family gatherings, and other celebrations because of its large floor area and easy accessibility to guests.
6. 7 Fishes by Coco Veranda at the 21st Avenue
Seafood is love. Now, there is no need for tourists to go to Roxas City just to taste some of the finest dishes from the Seafood Capital of the Philippines. 7 Fishes by Coco Veranda, one of the most famous restaurants in the seafood city, is now in Iloilo.
Can’t choose between oysters, shrimps, fish, and squid? No problem! You can find them all at 7 Fishes by Coco Veranda. You can even decide how you want them to be prepared and cooked.
One of these newly-opened restaurants in the business district of Iloilo City may have just what your taste buds have been craving for. You might want to have a try at these new places and find yourself a new favorite dish. After all, the excitement begins with having so many choices!
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About Hyacinth Bangero
She is a young broadcast journalism professor and marketing officer of the University of San Agustin. She's a proud volunteer of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines. Hyacinth is geared to educate, experience, and explore.
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