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Marjo’s Pochero: Serving Your Favorite Cebuano Flavors since 1969 | Gorordo, Cebu

Have some Pochero!

Last June 16, 2021,  Marjo’s Pochero opened their second and newest branch at Gorordo, Cebu! And the expansion did not forget to bring the flavor of excellent dishes to the new neighborhood and share the nostalgic sensation of savoring authentic home-cooked Cebuano food they’ve served since 1969! Dine now and experience the best pochero in town at…

Marjo’s Pochero

Humble Beginnings!

Marjo's Pochero Gorordo Ave Before

Marjo's Pochero Gorordo Ave Before (2)
Image by Peter Parcon

A little background of Marjo’s Pochero Restaurant. The owner of the restaurant Lita Raffian, started Marjo’s Pochero Restaurant in 1969, and named it after her sons Marlo and Joseph. The restaurant began with just two tables in the housed portion of the Raffiñan household. And over the years, it grew in popularity among the city’s foodies.

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Aside from pochero, other best-sellers of the restaurant are the lechon kawali, crab relleno and chicken liver. Marjo’s continues to add savor authentic, home-cooked Cebuano food that stirs up the residents of Cebu with a nostalgic culture!

2nd Branch in Gorordo, in front of BDO Bank

Marjo's Pochero Restaurant Gorordo Marjo's Pochero Restaurant Paul and Christine

And by the year of 2021, Marjo’s surprised us with their newly opened branch in Gorordo Ave. During the opening Paul and Christine grace us with their presence, as they cut the ribbon to officially open the store!

Marjo's Pochero Restaurant Counter Marjo's Pochero Restaurant Interior

And as you step into the restaurant you will see the native ambiance and tranquil environment with their eye-catching green wallpaper.


Marjo’s Pochero

Marjo's Pochero

As you dine in the restaurant, don’t forget to purchase their popular Marjo’s Pochero! As they will guide you to a whole new level of rich Cebuano flavor Pochero. And along with the corn cobs and green vegetables makes the dish even more delicious and mouth savoring! 

Lechon Manok

Lechon Manok

Marjo’s Pochero also serves your favorite Lechon Manok! A fantastic dish to feast as you share it with your loved ones and brings you to a nostalgic Cebuano food culture.

The Lechon Manok comes with five kinds of sauces — Pinoy Classic, Thai Sriracha, Vietnamese Vinaigrette, Singaporean Satay, and Japanese Sesame. With a variety of Lechon Manok dip options, your dine experience will be finger-licking fantastic!

Tortang Talong

Tortang Talong

Want to eat something light for your meal? Try their Tortang Talong for a healthy dish! As the eggplant is being grill, the eggplant is soaked in beaten egg mixture, the eggplant is fried and is topped with garnished on top. Will satisfy your meal!

Lechon Kawali

Lechon Kawali

Last but not least, one of their most popular dishes is Lechon Kawali! In high-heat oil, a traditional Filipino pork dish is deep-fried to golden perfection. On the outside, golden and crunchy, on the inside, juicy and tasty!

Expanding The Business!

Marjo's Pochero Restaurant Staff

With Marjo’s greatest feat in expanding their business. Despite the fact pandemic still present and taken to consideration of the safety protocols for their customer. They genuinely continue to bring pride to Cebuano by continuously offering Pochero. Mao ni ang Sukad Kaniadto Atong Paborito!


Marjo's Pochero Menu

Contact Details

Address: 96 Gorordo Avenue, Brgy. Kamputhaw, Cebu City

Open Hour: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM on Mondays to Sundays

Contact Number: (032) 406-5976 / (0917) 305-6888

Social Media: Facebook and Instagram

Email Address:

Website: Major’s Pochero

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Written by Bea Ventura

Hi, I'm Bea. I'm a college student at the same time an adventurous person who loves to travel. I am also outgoing and always looking for new challenges.

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