Best Restaurants in Cebu

Cebu is one of those tourist destinations where you can take a break from the routine and indulge in something that would refresh your mind and body. Cebu was once a preferred holiday destination only among the people of the Philippines. But things have changed, and now the place has attained global popularity. Every year the number of foreigners visiting the place is steadily increasing.

As most of the cebu itinerary states, one of the important aspects of Cebu is the dining scene. The food in the place is really out of the world, and we are sure that you will definitely not be disappointed with it. In this article, we will see the best restaurants in Cebu.


Anzani was established in the year 2008. It is located on Nivel Hills. It is a great restaurant that can offer an unforgettable fine dining experience. The restaurant is run by the famous couple Marco and Kate Anzanni who are considered to be founders of the “modern Mediterranean cuisine.” They are really so famous that the New York Times covered their story once. In the year 2016, the restaurant received five international awards.   Even though the dishes are a bit expensive, it is really worth paying for it.


Zubuchon is an authentic Filipino restaurant.  The reason why it is named Zubuchon is that the original name of Cebu is Zebu. The star dish of the restaurant is Lechon which is actually a Spanish dish. If translated to English it means suckling pig. They make sure to use the best quality meat from the pigs that are naturally grown in the farm that is fed with proper food. Their uncompromising attitude towards quality is one of the main reasons for their success.

Lantaw Restaurant

Lantaw Restaurant is located on the second floor of Neptune Divine center which is very parallel to the shore in Moalboal village. The amazing sea view and the wooden interior contribute a lot to the restaurant in many aspects. There is a wide range of choices that you have when it comes to food in the restaurant. Lantaw serves dishes from various cuisines that include Indian, Thai, Chinese, Italian and of course Filipino. As a seaside restaurant, the place serves some amazing seafood delicacies that you really cannot afford to miss.

The Big J, International, and Local Cuisine

The Big J, International and Local Cuisine is a restaurant that serves authentic Filipino dishes and amazing western food. The biggest advantage that they have is the quality food they serve. Whether it is the crispy starters or the mouth-watering desserts, they will definitely exceed your expectation levels.

Garden Café

Garden Café is a very stylish and iconic restaurant in Cebu run by the famous Marriot group of hotels. They also have a buffet in which you have a wide range of choices. You can have amazing Asian food from Monday to Thursday. Fridays are dedicated to seafood and Saturdays are for Prime Ribs.