Food in Boracay - 15 Best Restaurants in Boracay & What To Eat There
Situated in a small island in Central Philippines, Boracay has made its fame in the list of popular tourist destination sites solely due to its resorts, beaches, and scenic attractions. Watersports, panoramic views, scuba diving, and the coral reefs are some breathtaking favourites for the tourists. Although, Boracay offers some best in class Italian, Asian as well as Chinese delicacies which are comparable to its splendid beaches and scenic beauty, yet it's little known for its cuisine.
So, let’s dive into the must-try food in Boracay.
1.Beer at Crafty’s Rooftop Bar
If you wish to enjoy a chilled beer and some snacks accompanied by a beautiful sunset, Crafty’s Rooftop Bar is the perfect place. Besides finesse in all kinds of beer, Crafty’s is also specialised in a wide variety of wine, cocktails and vodka. Alternatively, if you are out for a family dinner, what better place could one be rather than Crafty’s restaurant which is located one floor beneath. Some must-try items on the menu are burgers, soups, pizza, pasta, Filipino/ Asian foods, grilled meat, and fish, etc.
Address: Station 2, Main Road, Balabag Phone: +63 36 288 6857 Timings: Open all days from 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM and having happy hours from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM each day. Closed on Saturday and Sunday
2. Crust-wood fired Pizza at Aria Restaurant
Located on the shores of white beach, Aria Restaurant specialises in all varieties of Italian delicacies. This place would surely satisfy your Italian craving. Some must-try items on the menu are the thin crust-wood fired pizza, the spicy calamari, and the delicious seafood pasta. Be it a delicious dinner or lunch, this amazing place for food in Boracay has got you all covered.
Address: Beachfront, D’mall of Boracay Phone: +63 36 288 6223 Timings: Open all days from 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3. Seafood in D’Talipapa market
A great place if you are looking for some fresh seafood. Buy it from the local market and the restaurants or shops nearby would cook it for you in the desired way you want (steamed, fried, grilled, etc.). Crabs, oysters, fishes, etc., are some of the popular items on the list.
Address: Located at Station 2 and is a four minutes taxi ride from D’Mall, near Boracay Courtyard Beach Resort. Timings: The market remains open all days from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4. Battered Fish in Fishbar
Tired of travelling, recharge yourself with some cold drinks, battered fish and chips at this chill place for food in Boracay. Despite having an old-fashioned vibe to it, the Fishbar takes pride in serving generous portions of battered fish which could also be eaten as a snack.
Address: D’mall of Boracay Phone: +63 36 288 4477 Timings: Open all days from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5. Fruits In Ice Cream Summer Café
An ice-cream on a hot summer day could act as a blessing. This café specialises in all kinds of ice-cream delicacies which include flavours such as Apple Pie, Avocado, Chocolate, Green Tea, Red Bean, Black Sesame, Apple Pie, Yam, Durian as well as other common flavours. It's highly recommended to take a small break from walking in the hot Baracoy weather and enjoy having some quality ice-cream at this café.
Address: D’mall of Boracay Phone: +63 36 288 4023 Timings: Open all days from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6. Halo-Halo Desert at Halowich
This place for food in Boracay offers some of the most addictive and exquisite deserts in Boracay. Halo-Halo, which is a traditional Filipino dessert created with a mixture of shaved ice and evaporated milk and topped with boiled sweet beans, some jelly, and some dry fruits. Halowich draws local people as well as tourists who dwell in search of deserts. However, the lip-smacking sweet and savoury taste of Halo-Halo is highly irresistible once you taste it.
Address: D’mall of Boracay Phone: +63 36 288 6752 Timings: Open all days from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7. Chocolate Banana Peanut Shake at Jonah’s Fruit Shake and Snacks Bar
An excellent blend of peanut and fruits, the Chocolate Banana Peanut Shake is a signature delicacy at Jonah’s fruit shake and Snacks Bar. For tourists as well as locals, the peanut shake is a must add on their list after a nice wholesome dinner or lunch. Prices are affordable, and the serving size is decent as well.
Address: Station 1 Phone: +63 36 288 3281 Timings: Open all days from 12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8. Beer Battered Fish at Tilapia ‘N Chips
Another excellent restaurant in Boracay, the beer-battered fish here is one you have to try. Eminent among tourists as well as local customers, the freshness as well as fresh fish in the batter itself heightens the appetite of customers. Chips made from the Dory Fish (a premium quality fish) is also a signature item on the menu. The staff is polite, humble and are always willing to help people choose a dish well suited for them.
Address: Station 2, Balabag Phone: +63 36 288 2283 Timings: Open all days from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9. Beef Rendang in Fat Rice
Fat rice offers some serious exotic food in Boracay for foodies. This restaurant in Boracay would surely give you a feel of Vietnamese, Thai and Malaysian through its exquisite Asian delicacies like Beef Rendang and Cha Ca La Vong.
Address: Main Road corner Boracay Food Street, Station 2 Boracay Phone: +63 999 884 0624 Timings: Open all days from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10. Poke Bowls in Poketo
The Hawaiian wave has surely reached Boracay and brought with itself the legendary poke bowl (poke is diced raw fish which is either served as an appetiser or as a main dish in a Hawaiian cuisine). Poketo offers the most appealing variety when it comes to Poke bowls. To keep it short, Poketo is the best with Poke Bowls in Boracay.
Address: Main Road Hue Hotel, corner Boracay Food Street, Station 2 Phone: +63 999 884 0624 Timings: Open all days from 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11. Carnitas Tacos and Burrito Mojado as Santa Peligrosa
For delicious Mexican food in Boracay, visit Santa Peligrosa. Some must-try items on the menu are the Carnitas Tacos and the Burrito Mojada which is a wet Burrito filled with beef, pork or chicken and rice, beans, and cheese and finally seasoned with Enchilada Sauce, Jack Cheese, and Sour Cream to add a punchy taste to it.
Address: Street market Boracay, Hue Hotels & Resorts Boracay Station 2, Main Road, Boracay Phone: +63 999 884 0624 Timings: Open all days barring Sundays from 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12. Oysters at Percy Seafood
A single serving of oysters at Percy Seafood can severely leave you wanting seconds. Different varieties of oysters and crab delicacies could be found on the menu. The aroma of cooked oysters and the flavours it gives to your taste buds are surely unforgettable.
Address: Station X, Hue Hotels and Resorts, Station 2, Main Road Phone: +63 36 288 9343 Timings: Open all days from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
13. Crispy Buttermilk Chicken at Winner Winner
You could get a true 'Winner Winner chicken dinner' at Winner Winner apart from the fake ones in PUBG. Jokes apart, the crispy buttermilk chicken here is truly marvellous. The odd combination of buttermilk and chicken nourishes the tenderness of the meat as well as adds a sweet tinge to it. Tasting this delicacy even once would make you crave even after finishing a plate.
Address: Brgy. Balabag Phone: +63 999 884 0624 Timings: Open all days from 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
14. Mango Grilled Cheese Sandwiches at Sunny Side Café
Claimed to be the best breakfast joint on the island, Sunny Side Café offers some exquisite food in Boracay if you're looking for fantastic breakfast options. Boracay classics such as the Chori Burger, Bacon, and the mango Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, neither of them would let you down for sure.
Address: Station 3 Beachfront, Boracay Sands Hotel, White Beach Path Phone: +63 36 288 2874 Timings: Open all day from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
15. Millionaire Bar at Little Wave
Although Little wave is famous for its coffee, its main attraction is its Millionaire Bar, which is the brownie topped with chocolate cream. This could be the perfect dessert to try after a nice wholesome meal from any of the places above.
Address: Main Road, Station X, Hue Hotel Phone: +63 999 884 0624 Timings: Open all day from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
So here we end our food tour of the delicious food in Boracay and its best 15 dishes and snacks options when travelling to this beautiful Phillipino city.