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TOP and Best Lechon Restaurant in Cebu: Satisfy Your Crispy Meaty Cravings!

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Top and Best Lechon in Cebu Philippines
Top and Best Lechon in Cebu Philippines

When it comes to the Philippines best lechon, Cebu is indeed on the top and favored on the list of prominent influencers! You can’t mention lechon in the conversation without talking about the famous Cebu Lechon and the restaurants where you can dine itAnd when we talk about food, the Cebuanos always take pride in their whole roasted pigs.

But did you know that Lechon actually started with small suckling pigs? And later, the people decided to use bigger hogs? The pigs are stuffed with different fillings such as lemongrass, onions, bay leaves and some other flavorings that are unique to every Lechon shop. So know where to find the perfect lechon to your liking at the…

Best Lechon in Cebu

1. Rico’s Lechon

Photo courtesy of Rico’s Lechon.

And at the first spot on our list of Cebu’s best pigs is no other than “DABEST” tasting lechon in Cebu, Rico’s Lechon. Founded in 2007, this lechon brand is the only international award-winning lechon brand in the country! They also have branches in Metro Manila aside from the ones here in Cebu!

Contact Details


  • Axis Branch – AXIS Entertainment Avenue, Vibo Place N. Escario St., Cebu City
  • Mandaue Branch – Mantawi International Drive, North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City
  • Mactan Branch – Unit 3 & 4 Mactan Promenade, Airport Road, Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City

Contact Numbers:

  • Axis Branch – (032) 384 7151 / (032) 239 1320 / (032) 239 1321 / 0917 866 8376
  • Mandaue Branch – 0917 823 8263 / (032) 253 4560 / (032) 253 4709
  • Mactan Branch – (032) 402 0845 / (032) 383 1498 / 0917 111 3000

2. CnT Lechon 

CnT Lechon is a known brand in Cebu because of the quality and size that comes with an affordable price. Another thing why Cebuanos are fond of lechon on celebrations is that a lot are still left even after the party! And with the leftover lechon, you can make a variety of dishes like paksiw, or make it into a sisig!

CnT Lechon Contact Details

Address: 1377 V. Rama Avenue, Guadalupe, Cebu City

Contact Number: 0917 793 2068

Top 15 Best Lechon Belly in Cebu

3. Alejo’s Lechon

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Alejo’s Lechon only has one branch in Labangon, Cebu City. That means you should expect a long line when you’re queuing to get your own lechon! The authenticity of the flavors from the fillings to the seasonings combined in one bite is enough to make you want to order more.

Alejo’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: Brgy Labangon Market, Katipunan St, Labangon, Cebu City

Contact Number: (032) 261 8575

4. Cebu’s Ayer Lechon

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With several branches all over Cebu, Cebu’s Ayer Lechon is a famous lechon house that is popular among all ages! You can also order a kilo version of your favorite Cebu Lechon from Ayer’s branch in the airport and bring them home with you in Manila.

Cebu’s Ayer Lechon Contact Details

Main Branch: Gov. M. Cuenco Ave, Apas, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu

Contact Number: 0927 440 6891

5. Jojo & Mikai’s Lechon

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Another prominent name on the list, Jojo & Mikai’s Lechon is a Cebuano favorite! With satisfied customers all over Cebu, their lechon is a top-notch contender!

Jojo & Mikai’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: 659 B J.M.Ceniza, Mandaue City, 6014 Cebu

Contact Number: 0932 879 1625

6. AKD Lechon

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The goal of AKD Lechon is to improve their quality every day to make a world-class quality lechon. Ever since they opened, they’ve made use of the original flavor of Talisay Cebu Lechon which made them popular to this day!

AKD Lechon Contact Details

Address: Burgos Street, Dumlog, Talisay, Cebu

Contact Number: 0999 747 7744

7. 3P’s Lechon

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No need to think which to choose between quality and size when it comes to ordering a lechon when you can have both at the same time? From the home of Cebu Lechon, 3P’s Lechon from Talisay guarantees a smile on their customer’s face from the first bite!

3P’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: Shepherd’s Drive, Bascon st., Talisay, Cebu

Contact Number: 0917 633 3353

8. Jojo’s Lechon

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This lechon brand has been in Cebu for over 3 decades already. It’s always a mouthwatering experience especially when you order your lechon for celebrations with Jojo’s Lechon. They also offer package rates at a very affordable price that comes with ala carte items from their menu!

Jojo’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: V.H Garces street, Laray, Cebu City

Contact Number: 0947 411 6268

9. Eli’s Lechon Cebu

Photo courtesy of Eli’s Lechon Cebu.

What’s great about Cebu Lechon is that all the flavor comes from the stuffing. No need for sauce when it comes to lechon! With Eli’s Lechon, they make sure every corner is filled with their prepared stuffing so customers really get the authentic Cebu Lechon taste.

Eli’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: Hernan Cortes St, Mandaue City, Cebu

Contact Numbers: (032) 412 6260 / 0917 522 6938 / 0995 196 0030 / 0923 204 7737

10. Lechon ni El Presidente

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Another new addition to the list is Lechon ni El Presidente from Consolacion, Cebu. They have been featured in several newspapers because of the heavenly taste of lechon from skin to bone! This lechon house is owned by a former basketball player, hence their lechon sizes are basketball-related!

Lechon ni El Presidente Contact Details

Address: Diversion Road, Tilhaong, Consolacion, Cebu

Contact Number: 0998 951 9191

11. Chai’s Tasty Lechon Cebu

Photo courtesy of Chai’s Tasty Lechon Cebu.

Although Chai’s Tasty Lechon Cebu is a new brand in the market, they have been receiving quite a positive feedback from their customers, old and new! They surely bring tasty lechon to a new level!

Chai’s Tasty Lechon Cebu Contact Details

Address: Mandaue City, Cebu

Contact Number: 0956 362 8122

12. Helen’s Native Lechon

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Next on the list, Helen’s Native Lechon has been roasting their pigs ever since 1984. They are one of the oldest lechon houses ever built in Cebu and are still serving their customers with high-quality lechon.

Helen’s Native Lechon Contact Details

Address: Gov. M.Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines

Contact Number: (032) 232 0199

13. Gatchalian Lechon Cebu

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Gatchalian Lechon lives up to every customer’s expectation with the perfect balance between salty and savory. It is definitely making its way to being one of Cebu’s leading lechon shops!

Gatchalian Lechon Contact Details

Address: Mactan Cebu Terminal 1 Departure Area, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu

14. Leslie’s Lechon

Photo courtesy of Leslie’s Lechon.

Leslie’s Lechon continues to take Talisay City one step ahead of their lechon game. This brand has also been featured in a Netflix film and was recognized as one of the best lechon in Cebu.

Leslie’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: 609 Dumlog 6045 Talisay, Cebu

Contact Number: 0908 528 6364

15. Boon’s Lechon

Photo courtesy of Boon’s Lechon.

To start our list of Best Lechon in Cebu, located at the heart of Mandaue City, Boon’s Lechon is definitely one of the rising lechon stores in Cebu. They also offer per kilo packs of their lechon, and they also ship lechon to your doorstep in Metro Manila!

Boon’s Lechon Contact Details

Address: Hernan Cortes St, Mandaue City, Cebu

Contact Number: 0977 772 0999

Opppsss… Always Eat in Moderation

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By now you’re already craving some of that delicious belly meat and crispy skin, but always remember to eat in moderation. Lechon contains a lot of fat and oil, so its best to refrain from eating it every single day!

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Written by Rose Sangre

Bookworm | Organizer | Engineer to be | CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
📍Cebu, Philippines
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