9 Famous Cebu Food Stops You Shouldn’t Miss
If you love road trips but hate spending long hours on the road, the best thing to do is to take a lot of quick stops. You have to understand, however, that the best stops are not only those that give you a chance to stretch and relax but also those that allow you to sample great-tasting food.
The next time you’re on the road, be sure to check out these 9 wonderful, must-visit food stops in Cebu.
1. Carcar Rotunda
|Famous for:||Chicharon, Ampao|
Carcar City’s histor roundabout is surrounded by small pasalubong shops that sell some of the city’s best-tasting treats. Be sure to stop by to taste freshly-made chicharon, ampao, bucarillo, and many more!
2. Mantalongon, Barili
As soon as you reach the town of Barili, keep an eye out for rows of road-side kiosks that sell freshly-cooked bibingka. If you can smell the distinct aroma of bingka and burnt banana leaves, you’re almost there.
3. Molave Milk Station
|Famous for:||Fresh Milk|
|Also Sells:||Ice Cream, Full Meals|
The Molave Milk Station in Barangay Dakit is hard to miss. If you’re in the mood for some fresh milk and ice cream, this small road-side property is definitely a must-visit.
|Also Sells:||Boiled Eggs, Peanuts|
The church of Lugo in Borbon town is one of the most popular stops along the North National Road. Stop in front of one of the road-side kiosks near the church and taste the town’s ever-popular Budbud Kabog.
5. Duko-Duko Eatery
|Also Sells:||Calderita, Native Chicken|
If you enjoy full, hearty meals when you travel, the Duko Duko Eatery of Catmon is not to be missed. The small restaurant in the quiet little barangay of Macaas sells pochero, tinolang manok, calderita, and other local favorites.
|Also Sells:||Browas, Polvoron, Podreda|
Tired from all the swimming and waterfall-chasing? Drop by Chitang’s little store near the Argao town church on your way home and try the best-tasting torta in Cebu. You can also try their browas, polvoron, podreda, and tableya!
7. Cantipla, Tabunan
|Famous for:||Sweet Corn|
|Also Sells:||Fresh fruits and veggies, flowers|
If you’re on your way to Balamban or other nearby towns, be sure to stop by one of the numerous road-side fruit and vegetables stands in Cantipla, Barangay Tabunan. These stands sell piping hot sweet corn, newly-picked fruits and veggies, and even freshly-cut flowers.
8. Talisay City
|Also Sells:||Lechon Manok, Kinilaw, Camote|
Want to start your road trip on a really high note? Stop by the famous public beaches in Poblacion, Talisay City, and look for the widely-popular lechon stalls. These stalls also sell other Sunday favorites like chicharon bulaklak, guso, lato, tinap-anan, and so many more.
|Also Sells:||Lechon, Grilled fish and squid|
When in Liloan, be sure to make a quick stop near the municipal hall and look for a bunch of basket-lugging street vendors. The town of Liloan is famous for the sinfully delicious Masi balls which are sold at only 5 pesos per piece.
Which of these Cebu food stops is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below!