Tacloban City is home to different hangouts, restaurants and coffee shops where both tourists and locals get to mingle, chill out and relax. Here are some restaurants in Tacloban City where guests get to enjoy the food and the ambience for an extraordinary dining experience:
This laid-back coffee shop nestled in Tacloban City serves international and Japanese cuisine. Each gourmet dish is presented to please the eye; and this restaurant completes a relaxing dining experience with great-tasting food and soft ambience. Ayo café serves salads, omelets, pasta, sandwiches and waffles. The most recommended dishes are the Tuan Omelet, Bacon Omelet and Steak and White Cheese Sandwich. Their pasta dishes, with prices that start at 120 pesos, are good for two persons, while their main courses are good for one person only. Ayo Café also has a nice selection of beverages, such as Blueberry Shake, Peach and Cinnamon Shake and home-brewed tropical fruit juices. Ayo Café is located at No. 5 JCO Arcade in Apitong Road in Tacloban City. For reservations, interested parties are encouraged to call 63-53-325-4461.
Café Urbana is a unique coffee shop situated in Sto. Nino St. in Tacloban City. This coffee shop and restaurant serves a fusion of international and French cuisine. Known for serving gourmet dishes that are both pleasing to the eye and palate, this restaurant offers a classy dining experience for its customers. Café Urbana is famous for its desserts, such as French Gateau au Chocolat, a flourless chocolate cake drizzled in chocolate syrup and powdered sugar. Their main dishes, which can be composed of seafood, vegetables and meat, are served with rice. Prices at Café Urbana start at 115 pesos, since it caters to upscale Tacloban. Café Urbana provides the guests a unique and pleasurable dining experience with its intimate ambience and delectable cuisines.
Calle Zaragosa, known to its patriorts as Calle Z, is one of Taclobans favorite nighttime hangouts. This place offers the ultimate comfort food with its local and international cuisines. Calle Z buzzes around at night, where friends, families and tourists gather to have a taste of Taclobans laid-back nightlife. Guests can choose to dine al fresco and enjoy the nighttime breeze. Calle Zaragosa is also famous for their grilled dishes, such as the grilled spareribs, chicken and scallops. This restaurant is priced at about 75-100 pesos per meal, which is very affordable by local standards. Calle Z is located at 39 Independencia Street in Tacloban City.
Giuseppes Ristorante Italiano-Filipino
Giuseppes Ristorante Italiano-Filipino brings to Tacloban the finest and best of Italian cuisine, with its mix of ingredients and recipes sourced from the different corners of the world. Giuseppes successfully introduces the customers to authentic Italian cooking, which is of course topped with a contemporary twist. Dishes range from salads, pizzas, pasta, meat and seafood. There is also a selection of American and Filipino food on the menu. Their popular dishes include the Pizza Napoletania and the ArrostoMisto, which is composed of chicken breast, pork chop, tenderloin, baby back ribs and mashed potato. Giuseppes mixes elegance and contemporary dining experience in its modern yet relaxing setting. A pasta dish in Giuseppes start at 175 pesos, meat dishes start at 250 pesos, and petit pizza dishes start at 125 pesos. Giuseppes Ristorante Italiano-Filipino is located at 173 Avenida Veteranos in Tacloban City. For reservations, interested parties are requested to call 63-53-321-49-10.
Jose Karlos is a local hangout in Tacloban City that serves freshly-brewed coffee in a homely setting. This place provides an intimate setting to catch up with friends and family, as shown by their soft lights and comfortable chairs. Jose Karlos has a welcoming atmosphere with its rural and native interiors, from its windows. The coffee shop serves light snacks, such as waffles, sandwiches and cakes. It offers a fine selection of different coffee blends, such as espresso, cappuccino and froccino. Jose Karlos is a place where relaxation and intimacy can be accessed by a 45-peso cup of coffee. Jose Karlos is located near the famous Sto. Nino Church in Tacloban City.
Ocho Seafood and Grill
This seafood restaurant is known to serve the most delectable seafood dishes in Tacloban. Customers are welcomed with a seafood market nearby the restaurant where they can pick out the raw seafood. As soon as the raw foods are weighed, guests can choose what type of cooking they want, based on the selections on the menu. The restaurant bills the guests based on the weight and type of seafood. Ocho Seafood and Grill is located at Senator Enage Street in Baranggay 54 in Tacloban City. Reservations can be made by calling 63-53-325-4171.