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Grab a Plate at These Good Places to Eat at Subic Bay Freeport Zone

Check out these scrumptious food places for your next trip to Olongapo!

By: Yoorekka Team | July 12, 2019

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Dining at Subic Bay is an affair best shared with the family.


People come for its beautiful sun-soaked beaches and natural sanctuaries but Subic Bay is as much a delight to the sight as it is to the stomach. What with the various food places in the area to choose from, it’s no wonder the options for good places to eat at Subic Bay Freeport Zone are aplenty.

That this destination in Central Luzon has a lot of gastronomical getaways shouldn’t be a surprise anyway – not only is it a meeting place of regional flavors, but also of cultural culinary tastes with local and international influences. Explore these flavors: Kapampangan, Bataan, Western, Asian, as you read through the good places to eat at Subic Bay Freeport Zone!


1. Texas Joe’s House of Ribs

Where: Waterfront Road corner McKinley Street, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 10:30AM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: PhP400 to PhP1,000 for a meal


Olongapo

The tasty steaks at Texas Joe’s are as premium and authentic as they can get.

Image: Texas Joe’s official website

With all its tasty Texan grub, Texas Joe’s is symbolic of that famous Southern comfort. The famed smokehouse made a name in Subic by serving their signature US-certified meat and rib selections, like their pork baby back and spare ribs and shoulder, Angus Beef briskets, and their USDA Choice rib-eye steaks.

Aside from their huge Hickory-smoked ribs, other must-tries include salmon and shrimp dishes, the onion loaf, and their Ultimate Bubba burger, a juicy burger with half-pound ground beef served with Texas Joe’s fried onion rings. They also have bite-sized treats, light and healthy salad selections, and of course, Southern-style desserts.



2. Xtremely Xpresso Café

Where: 1 Dewey Avenue corner Sta. Rita Street, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 6AM to 12AM
Recommended Budget: PhP200 to PhP450 for a meal


restaurants

Xtremely Xpresso Café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Image: Xtremely Xpresso Café Facebook page

If you want to lounge on those lazy afternoons, head to Xtremely Xpresso Café on the corner of Dewey Avenue and Sta. Rita Street.

They serve your favorite café fares that fuse the exquisite European taste with our local Filipino flavor. They also have the perfect breakfast plates to pair their coffee drinks. Examples include their waffle, omelet, and Filipino dishes like beef tapa (cured beef) and boneless bangus (milkfish). If you’re feeling a bit hungrier, they have entrées as well: seared tuna belly, Korean beef ribs, tarragon cream chicken, Salisbury steak, and more for your delight.

Finally, they also have finger foods like quesadillas, chicken tenders, fried calamari, smoked salmon carpaccio (thinly sliced meat), and a wide array of salads, sandwiches, soups, pizzas, and pastas.


3. Meatplus Café

Where: Building 65, Sampson Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 10AM to 9PM
Recommended Budget: PhP200 to PhP500 for a meal


food places

Meatplus Café’s selection of steaks shows best Subic’s well-known Western influences.

Image: Meatplus Café

Another well-known steakhouse in Subic Bay is Meatplus Café, along Sampson Road. Welcoming hungry tourists since 1993, its humble facade hides the fact that it serves one of the best, freshly prepared, premium steaks in all of Subic, like rib-eye steaks, tenderloin steaks, US Angus tapa (cured beef) and salpicao (garlicky beef), and baby back ribs.

Aside from their steaks, diners should try their grilled or pan fried Norwegian salmon, hamburger steak, or grilled chicken or pork chops. They also have an assortment of sides, salads, and sandwiches that feature their choice of meats.


4. Crab and Belly

Where: Unit 1, Building 93, Lincoln Street, Central Business District Area, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open Sunday to Thursday, 7AM-10:30PM; Friday to Saturday, 7AM-12AM
Recommended Budget: starts at PhP300 for a meal; unlimited seafood starts at PhP999


places to eat

Olongapo’s oceanside location never disappoints, as represented by Crab and Belly’s seafood menu.

Image: Crab and Belly official website

Staying in Subic Bay, you might as well take your oceanside vacation to another level by feasting on Crab and Belly’s sumptuous seafood offerings. They just opened in 2017, but has already charmed visitors with their homely ambiance, serenading diners with acoustic performances by live bands or letting them sing themselves on open mic nights.

But seafood remains the star of the show. Sink straight into their seafood platter to sample all their delectable catches, or their no-time-limit, unlimited crab, shrimp, or jumbo prawns, freshly caught and cooked as ordered. Don’t worry, they also have other meat selections like pork and chicken, as well as Filipino favorites and Japanese cuisines.




5. Urban Deli

Where: Block 76, Bicentennial Park, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 7AM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: starts at PhP450 for a meal; beef specialties start at PhP1,389; seafood specialties start at PhP589


where to eat

Urban Deli’s charcuterie offers a range of grade-A imported meats unlike anywhere else.

Image: Urban Deli Facebook page

Another European-inspired gourmet restaurant is Urban Deli along Rizal Highway. French-Belgian chef Didier Ladriere opened the delicatessen back in 2014 to serve and remind fellow expats in Subic of the delicious deli they had back home.

Today, it also doles out some of the most delightful wines and artisanal beers in the district, as well as handmade sausages and frozen meat products imported from Europe and Australia; high-grade cheese selections like Gouda, Raclette, Crottin, and Brie; and baked good and pastries with that palpable French influence.

Try their beef cuts cooked from prime Black Angus Texas, or their poached or pan-fried seafood dish made from fresh sea bass, blue marlin, halibut, and other first-class fish choices.


6. Magic Lagoon

Where: Building 716, Bicentennial Park, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open 24/7
Recommended Budget: PhP199 to PhP600 for a meal


food spots

The lagoon is stunning, but the real magic is in the restaurant’s outstanding food offerings.

Images: Magic Lagoon Facebook page

Enjoy your classic Filipino feast in Magic Lagoon, a restobar and grill that serves every Pinoy’s comfort food from all over the archipelago.

They mean it when they say their menu is extensive, as shown by the different viands for fish, vegetable, chicken, pork, beef, and goat that they serve. Some favorites include their deep-fried hito (catfish), toasted adobong kambing (stewed goat), tender kare-kare (beef stewed in peanut sauce) with imported oxtail, finished off with their fermented rice.

Their signature Balot sa Puti (covered in white) beer is also a must-try in Magic Lagoon. Crack a cold one open with friends and family to enjoy a night out!




7. Buddha’s Bowl

Where: 2/F Promenade, Harbor Point Mall, Rizal Highway corner Magsaysay Drive, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 11AM-9PM
Recommended Budget: PhP200 to PhP300 for a meal


good places to eat subic bay freeport zone

Taste the kick from Buddha’s Bowl spiced dishes that mix all your favorite Southeast Asian flavors.

Image: Buddha’s Bowl Facebook page

Just off the outskirts of the freeport zone, inside Harbor Point Mall, is a unique casual restaurant that captures the best of Southeast Asian cuisines. Buddha’s Bowl is where Thai, Malaysian, Singaporean, Vietnamese and other Asian influences intersect.

Their pad thai (Thai rice noodles), Hawker special (spicy stir fried noodles), and Good Luck noodles (wok fried noodles with chicken, pineapple, and wonton) or some of their must-try noodle dishes. They also have the signature Hangover, deep-fried spiced pork on chili rice and runny egg, together with other rice bowl meals crispy satay (skewered meat), and Buddha’s Best (Thai-style fried rice with chicken, pineapple, and chili jam). Don’t forget to pair these with their Thai milk tea!


8. Aristocrat Restaurant

Where: Lot 2 Block 2, Maharlika Grounds, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 10AM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: PhP190 to PhP700 for a meal


Olongapo

Aristocrat’s char-grilled chicken barbecues remain a classic cult favorite.

Image: Aristocrat Restaurant official website

You might have heard of this one: Aristocrat Restaurant isn’t just in Subic, but in major cities where the avid patrons of their trademark chicken and pork barbecues are found.

Paired with their equally famous java rice and peanut sauce, their barbecue dishes are to die for. Other frequently favored dishes are their kalderetang baka (beef in tomato stew), Lola Asiang’s chicken and pork adobo, clubhouse sandwich, and the quintessential lumpiang shanghai (spring rolls). They also sell sweet tidbits, baked goods, and cakes such as their signature Torta Delos Reyes, a crisp layered wafer cake with ganache and white chocolate.



9. Coco Lime Restaurant

Where: Rizal Highway (across Times Square Cinema), Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open Sunday to Monday, 11AM to 2:30PM and 5:30PM to 9PM; Tuesday to Saturday, 10AM to 2PM and 5PM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: PhP300 to PhP600 for a meal


restaurants

Bring the family in for a feast of Filipino cuisines, complete and freshly prepared at Coco Lime.

Image: Coco Lime Specialty Asian Cuisine Facebook page

Coco Lime Restaurant is comfort food epitomized – a fusion of Filipino and Asian flavors that’s perfect for the whole family.

And they serve families big or small too! They have set meals for up to ten people, consisting of all their bestsellers. You can choose from their grilled meats: Thai barbecue chicken, oriental liempo (pork belly), chicken inasal (char-grilled), tuna belly, squid, and bangus, then pair these with their pineapple rice, bagoong (salted fish paste) rice, or nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice). They also have noodle dishes, Filipino staples, and fresh fruit shakes and oriental desserts to boot.


Subic Bay surely knows how to satisfy a starving traveler. So pick your place, cop your comfort food, and dive right in!

Looking for a delectable place to eat? Yoorekka has you covered!




good places to eat subic bay freeport zone

Dining at Subic Bay is an affair best shared with the family.


People come for its beautiful sun-soaked beaches and natural sanctuaries but Subic Bay is as much a delight to the sight as it is to the stomach. What with the various food places in the area to choose from, it’s no wonder the options for good places to eat at Subic Bay Freeport Zone are aplenty.

That this destination in Central Luzon has a lot of gastronomical getaways shouldn’t be a surprise anyway – not only is it a meeting place of regional flavors, but also of cultural culinary tastes with local and international influences. Explore these flavors: Kapampangan, Bataan, Western, Asian, as you read through the good places to eat at Subic Bay Freeport Zone!


1. Texas Joe’s House of Ribs

Where: Waterfront Road corner McKinley Street, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 10:30AM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: PhP400 to PhP1,000 for a meal


Olongapo

The tasty steaks at Texas Joe’s are as premium and authentic as they can get.

Image: Texas Joe’s official website

With all its tasty Texan grub, Texas Joe’s is symbolic of that famous Southern comfort. The famed smokehouse made a name in Subic by serving their signature US-certified meat and rib selections, like their pork baby back and spare ribs and shoulder, Angus Beef briskets, and their USDA Choice rib-eye steaks.

Aside from their huge Hickory-smoked ribs, other must-tries include salmon and shrimp dishes, the onion loaf, and their Ultimate Bubba burger, a juicy burger with half-pound ground beef served with Texas Joe’s fried onion rings. They also have bite-sized treats, light and healthy salad selections, and of course, Southern-style desserts.



2. Xtremely Xpresso Café

Where: 1 Dewey Avenue corner Sta. Rita Street, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 6AM to 12AM
Recommended Budget: PhP200 to PhP450 for a meal


restaurants

Xtremely Xpresso Café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Image: Xtremely Xpresso Café Facebook page

If you want to lounge on those lazy afternoons, head to Xtremely Xpresso Café on the corner of Dewey Avenue and Sta. Rita Street.

They serve your favorite café fares that fuse the exquisite European taste with our local Filipino flavor. They also have the perfect breakfast plates to pair their coffee drinks. Examples include their waffle, omelet, and Filipino dishes like beef tapa (cured beef) and boneless bangus (milkfish). If you’re feeling a bit hungrier, they have entrées as well: seared tuna belly, Korean beef ribs, tarragon cream chicken, Salisbury steak, and more for your delight.

Finally, they also have finger foods like quesadillas, chicken tenders, fried calamari, smoked salmon carpaccio (thinly sliced meat), and a wide array of salads, sandwiches, soups, pizzas, and pastas.


3. Meatplus Café

Where: Building 65, Sampson Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 10AM to 9PM
Recommended Budget: PhP200 to PhP500 for a meal


food places

Meatplus Café’s selection of steaks shows best Subic’s well-known Western influences.

Image: Meatplus Café

Another well-known steakhouse in Subic Bay is Meatplus Café, along Sampson Road. Welcoming hungry tourists since 1993, its humble facade hides the fact that it serves one of the best, freshly prepared, premium steaks in all of Subic, like rib-eye steaks, tenderloin steaks, US Angus tapa (cured beef) and salpicao (garlicky beef), and baby back ribs.

Aside from their steaks, diners should try their grilled or pan fried Norwegian salmon, hamburger steak, or grilled chicken or pork chops. They also have an assortment of sides, salads, and sandwiches that feature their choice of meats.


4. Crab and Belly

Where: Unit 1, Building 93, Lincoln Street, Central Business District Area, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open Sunday to Thursday, 7AM-10:30PM; Friday to Saturday, 7AM-12AM
Recommended Budget: starts at PhP300 for a meal; unlimited seafood starts at PhP999


places to eat

Olongapo’s oceanside location never disappoints, as represented by Crab and Belly’s seafood menu.

Image: Crab and Belly official website

Staying in Subic Bay, you might as well take your oceanside vacation to another level by feasting on Crab and Belly’s sumptuous seafood offerings. They just opened in 2017, but has already charmed visitors with their homely ambiance, serenading diners with acoustic performances by live bands or letting them sing themselves on open mic nights.

But seafood remains the star of the show. Sink straight into their seafood platter to sample all their delectable catches, or their no-time-limit, unlimited crab, shrimp, or jumbo prawns, freshly caught and cooked as ordered. Don’t worry, they also have other meat selections like pork and chicken, as well as Filipino favorites and Japanese cuisines.




5. Urban Deli

Where: Block 76, Bicentennial Park, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 7AM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: starts at PhP450 for a meal; beef specialties start at PhP1,389; seafood specialties start at PhP589


where to eat

Urban Deli’s charcuterie offers a range of grade-A imported meats unlike anywhere else.

Image: Urban Deli Facebook page

Another European-inspired gourmet restaurant is Urban Deli along Rizal Highway. French-Belgian chef Didier Ladriere opened the delicatessen back in 2014 to serve and remind fellow expats in Subic of the delicious deli they had back home.

Today, it also doles out some of the most delightful wines and artisanal beers in the district, as well as handmade sausages and frozen meat products imported from Europe and Australia; high-grade cheese selections like Gouda, Raclette, Crottin, and Brie; and baked good and pastries with that palpable French influence.

Try their beef cuts cooked from prime Black Angus Texas, or their poached or pan-fried seafood dish made from fresh sea bass, blue marlin, halibut, and other first-class fish choices.


6. Magic Lagoon

Where: Building 716, Bicentennial Park, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open 24/7
Recommended Budget: PhP199 to PhP600 for a meal


food spots

The lagoon is stunning, but the real magic is in the restaurant’s outstanding food offerings.

Images: Magic Lagoon Facebook page

Enjoy your classic Filipino feast in Magic Lagoon, a restobar and grill that serves every Pinoy’s comfort food from all over the archipelago.

They mean it when they say their menu is extensive, as shown by the different viands for fish, vegetable, chicken, pork, beef, and goat that they serve. Some favorites include their deep-fried hito (catfish), toasted adobong kambing (stewed goat), tender kare-kare (beef stewed in peanut sauce) with imported oxtail, finished off with their fermented rice.

Their signature Balot sa Puti (covered in white) beer is also a must-try in Magic Lagoon. Crack a cold one open with friends and family to enjoy a night out!




7. Buddha’s Bowl

Where: 2/F Promenade, Harbor Point Mall, Rizal Highway corner Magsaysay Drive, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 11AM-9PM
Recommended Budget: PhP200 to PhP300 for a meal


good places to eat subic bay freeport zone

Taste the kick from Buddha’s Bowl spiced dishes that mix all your favorite Southeast Asian flavors.

Image: Buddha’s Bowl Facebook page

Just off the outskirts of the freeport zone, inside Harbor Point Mall, is a unique casual restaurant that captures the best of Southeast Asian cuisines. Buddha’s Bowl is where Thai, Malaysian, Singaporean, Vietnamese and other Asian influences intersect.

Their pad thai (Thai rice noodles), Hawker special (spicy stir fried noodles), and Good Luck noodles (wok fried noodles with chicken, pineapple, and wonton) or some of their must-try noodle dishes. They also have the signature Hangover, deep-fried spiced pork on chili rice and runny egg, together with other rice bowl meals crispy satay (skewered meat), and Buddha’s Best (Thai-style fried rice with chicken, pineapple, and chili jam). Don’t forget to pair these with their Thai milk tea!


8. Aristocrat Restaurant

Where: Lot 2 Block 2, Maharlika Grounds, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open daily from 10AM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: PhP190 to PhP700 for a meal


Olongapo

Aristocrat’s char-grilled chicken barbecues remain a classic cult favorite.

Image: Aristocrat Restaurant official website

You might have heard of this one: Aristocrat Restaurant isn’t just in Subic, but in major cities where the avid patrons of their trademark chicken and pork barbecues are found.

Paired with their equally famous java rice and peanut sauce, their barbecue dishes are to die for. Other frequently favored dishes are their kalderetang baka (beef in tomato stew), Lola Asiang’s chicken and pork adobo, clubhouse sandwich, and the quintessential lumpiang shanghai (spring rolls). They also sell sweet tidbits, baked goods, and cakes such as their signature Torta Delos Reyes, a crisp layered wafer cake with ganache and white chocolate.



9. Coco Lime Restaurant

Where: Rizal Highway (across Times Square Cinema), Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City
Operating Hours: Open Sunday to Monday, 11AM to 2:30PM and 5:30PM to 9PM; Tuesday to Saturday, 10AM to 2PM and 5PM to 10PM
Recommended Budget: PhP300 to PhP600 for a meal


restaurants

Bring the family in for a feast of Filipino cuisines, complete and freshly prepared at Coco Lime.

Image: Coco Lime Specialty Asian Cuisine Facebook page

Coco Lime Restaurant is comfort food epitomized – a fusion of Filipino and Asian flavors that’s perfect for the whole family.

And they serve families big or small too! They have set meals for up to ten people, consisting of all their bestsellers. You can choose from their grilled meats: Thai barbecue chicken, oriental liempo (pork belly), chicken inasal (char-grilled), tuna belly, squid, and bangus, then pair these with their pineapple rice, bagoong (salted fish paste) rice, or nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice). They also have noodle dishes, Filipino staples, and fresh fruit shakes and oriental desserts to boot.


Subic Bay surely knows how to satisfy a starving traveler. So pick your place, cop your comfort food, and dive right in!

Looking for a delectable place to eat? Yoorekka has you covered!




author

Yoorekka’s team is composed of talented writers from all over the Philippines with varied interests, from creative writing to environmental advocacy. There is one thing that they share, though: they’re all passionate about producing articles that are not only interesting to read but also useful for anyone reading!

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