The road to Balamban is layered with sceneries and cuisines that doesn’t fall short to be one of the country’s prime destinations. The trick is knowing where to go. So where can we find the best restaurants in Balamban, Cebu?
Restaurants with a view? And with an added palate of local and original recipes? With an added bonus of a scenic view that gives you peace and serenity be it during summer or during rainy seasons. Check out these…
Top 15 Best Restaurants in Balamban, Cebu
(1) NANG LINDA’s Kan-Anan
Coming back from 1988, our top one on the list of Best Restaurants in Balamban. The best of the best go-to resto in the province, NANG LINDA’s Kan-Anan. Offering you a cozy and warm ambiance in dining and the foods are extremely mouthful, giving you the reason to keep coming back. For suggestions, try their Best Sellers; Humba, Manok Bisaya Espesyal, Tinola Manok Bisaya, Pork Sisig,Liempo, Chopsuey, Bam-i, and Balbacua.
Location: National Highway Sam-ang, Balamban, 6041 Cebu
Contact numbers: 032 232 4534
Operating hours: Open daily at 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Facebook Page: NANG LINDA’S – Best Manok Bisaya Restaurant in Cebu
(2) Haven Cafe at West 35
Haven, peace, and tranquil here at Haven Cafe. Located in West 35 of Balamban known for its eco-friendly and sustainable environment, giving you not just a beautiful atmosphere but also mouthful servings.
Location: Cebu Transcentral Hwy, Balamban, 6041 Cebu
Contact number: 032 520 2633
Operating hours: Always Open
Facebook Page: West 35 Eco Mountain Resort
(3) Charlie’s Cup
Charlie’s Cup Cafe, a must-try outdoor restaurant in Cebu, offers a breathtaking view of the mountains and forest. Charlie’s Cup, which is named after the owner’s corgi, specializes in coffee and tea refreshments, pastries, and delicious local treats. Additionally, they feature a mesmerizing atmosphere, which makes it the ideal spot to unwind and chill.
Location: Transcentral Hi-way Sitio Inaad, Barangay, Cebu City, Cebu
Contact Number: 0917 328 1777
Operating Hours: Open Daily | Weekdays 9:00 am – 6:00 pm | Weekends 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Facebook Page: Charlie’s Cup
(4) Kusina Karaan of Balamban
Down to our number four pick of our top and best restaurants in Balamban Cebu. Experience an antiquated and cozy ambiance here in Kusina Karaan of Balamban. Located at Sitio Alang-alang, giving you some homestyle culinaries that you’ve long for. Your go-to old-fashioned kusina that never gets out of style.
Location: Balamban, Cebu
Contact number: 0938 634 8161
Operating hours: Monday to Saturday at 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Facebook Page: Kusina Karaan of Balamban, Cebu
(5) Balwarte ni Alfredo
We keep on wondering what’s the reason why tourists and passersby kept on coming back into this province. Well, aside from its long roads and beautiful atmosphere another bistro to add on your list is the Baluarte ni Alfredo. Offering you with their local Filipino foods “na talagang hanap-hanapin mo”, so many to name but to start it, let’s have Larang.
Location: Brgy.Ga-as, Balamban, Cebu
Contact numbers: 0906-299-0215
Operating hours: Open daily at 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Facebook Page: Balwarte ni Alfredo
(6) The Shrings
Experience fiesta-like dine-in with Unlimited chicken wings and unlimited shrimp for only P348 in The Shrings. For those who have huge appetites and bellies, the resto that totally fits for you! Come and enjoy it together with your friends and family.
Location: Cagay, Balamban, Cebu
Contact numbers: 09054912300
Operating hours: Open daily at 10:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Facebook Page: The Shrings
(7) The Post
Popping up in Balamban’s Transcentral Highway through their improvised food truck, The Post. Probably, the best food vehicle we know in the province that serves beef stew. If you happen to be here, get a taste of their different flavors of beef stew such as beef mami, beef pares, and bulkachong. Seasoned with spices and ginger for tender and smooth meat. Sulayi na!
Exact location: 1360 Antonio Y De Pio National Highway, Baliwagan, Balamban, Cebu
Contact numbers: 0977 625 6261
Operating hours: Open daily at 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Facebook Page: The Post
(8) Kinawboy de Balamban
From your favorite isaw to your unlimited tuslob buwa— Kinawboy de Balamban. Located in Calag-itan, this food stall has always been the go-to place to dine by our Kababayans in Balamban, it houses almost all the street foods you crave. So, when your mouth starts to water you know where to go.
Location: Calag-itan, Balamban, Central Visayas, Philippines 6041 Balamban, Philippines
Contact numbers: 09272295553
Operating hours: Open daily at 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Facebook Page: Kinawboy De Balamban
(9) Lakeview Le Jardin
This cozy two-level restaurant is located in a stone-terraced botanical garden and is close to the Balamban border in Barangay Tabunan. It offers uplifting views of a fog-covered valley with Malubog Lake peaking through in the distance. You can savor the outstanding ambiance, delectable cuisine, and entertaining company at Lakeview.
Location: Km 30 Trans Central Hiway, SItio Inaad Barangay Tabunan, Cebu
Contact Number: 0917 770 8094
Operating Hours: Weekdays 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM | Weekends 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Facebook Page: Lakeview Le Jardin
(10) 21 Kilometers Coffee
Another cafe in Cebu that offers a delightful breakfast menu available all day is 21 Kilometers Coffee, which also offers stunning views of the Central Cebu Protected Landscape and Sudlon National Park. Delicious pastries, creative breakfast dishes like the Banana Pancake Bacon and the best-selling Cheesecake Flan, as well as a variety of coffee and fruit-based drinks are available at this specialized coffee shop.
Location: Cantipla 1 Tabunan, Cebu Transcentral Hwy, Cebu City, Cebu
Contact Number: 0961 155 8227
Operating Hours: Weekdays 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Weekends 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Facebook Page: 21 Kilometers Coffee
(11) Adventure Cafe
Another bistro you might have found along the road of Transcentral Highway, Adventure Cafe. If this is not the first resto-adventure in the Philippines, maybe in Cebu. Well, from the past article of top spots in Balamban, this is explained for its varieties of adventure activities. Little did we know that this place also offers great food at any time of the day, from pamahaw, pani-udto, and panihapon.
Location: Cebu Transcentral Hwy, Balamban, 6041 Cebu
Contact number: 09985999722
Operating hours: Open daily at 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Facebook Page: Adventure Cafe
(12) Kape Kurbada
Your perfect pair for foggy and cold weather here in Balamban, Kape Kurbada. It’s always a great idea to spend a day under the cloudy atmosphere while also enjoying some local foods. Well, for riders? Don’t go too far, have a stop in this kurbada.
Location: CQMH+FCC, Balamban, Cebu
Contact number: 0930 957 6897
Operating hours: Always Open
Facebook Page: Kape Kurbada
(13) Belen’s Inato Resto
Traveling up the hills of Cebu, particularly the transcentral highway, you’ll come upon a terrific Filipino eatery that’s grown popular with bikers and drifters —-Belen’s Inato Resto located in Gaas, Balamban, Cebu. Serving you with their mouthful foods such Pochero, Balbacua, Manok Bisaya, and a variety of other Filipino dishes.
Location: Cebu Transcentral Hwy, Balamban, Cebu
Contact number: 09103664690
Operating hours: Open daily at 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(14) Thirstea – Balamban
Long drives and endless roads here in Balamban will make you feel dizzy and hungry, so, when looking for a bistro to dock in, it’s Thirstea- Balamban. This side cafe will undoubtedly quench and fulfill your hunger, especially with their food and drinks; their Tapsilogs are all P120 each with a complimentary small milk tea. This store completes our list of best restaurants in Balamban, Cebu.
Llocation: Poblacion, Balamban, Cebu
Contact number: 09976272678.
Operating hours: Open daily at 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Facebook Page: Thirstea – Buanoy
(15) Ambosh Food Ave.
The only thing that we could ever think of here in Ambosh Food Ave is getting ready to attack their snacks and treats waiting for you from their delicious Korean grills, BBQ, milk teas and more!
Location: Arpili, Balamban, Cebu
Operating hours: Closed on Mondays | Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Facebook Page: AmbosH Food Ave. – Arpili Balamban
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