HAPPY TRIPPERS’ FAVORITE DINING PLACES IN BACOLOD (UPDATED JAN 2016)
Bacolodnons love to eat. Just like anyone else, we the Happy Trippers love good food and at a good price of course. When visiting Bacolod City, one should try our various restaurants which offer good food. Below are the lists of dining places we frequent both fine and casual dining.
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This list is organized as follows:
Restaurants along Lacson Street
Restaurants at Robinsons Place
Restaurants at Capitol Shopping Center
Restaurants along 6th Street
Restaurants at Bacolod South and Goldenfield Commercial Complex
Restaurants in Bacolod East Area
Restaurants in Bacolod North Area
Restaurants at SM City
Restaurants in Bacolod West Area
Restaurants in Talisay City
ALONG LACSON STREET
Kabsa Lamb by Kabbara
Kabarra Café located at the Billboard Complex, BS Aquino Drive Corner, Lacson St. ( Landmark is Outdoor Master ), Bacolod City. This restaurant is serving authentic and great tasting Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisines.
Lamb Steak by Silver & Plum
18th Street Palapala. Located at 18th Street, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, the seafood restaurant offers a wide array of Filipino and seafood dishes. They have 3 air-conditioned function rooms which can be used exclusively for meetings and other events. They also have a large al-fresco dining area which is perfect especially during night time.
Please read my review of the 18th Street Palapala
18th Street Palapala’s Mixed Seafood with Gata
Kenaji Japanese Restuarant. Enjoy Japanese food at an affordable price at Kenaji Japanese Restaurant, located at the Ground Floor of Mayfair Plaza, Lacson Street, Bacolod City. For reservations, please call :(034) 0344352921
Salmon Sushi at Kenaji Japanese Restuarant
Silver & Plum. This Restobar is located at the groundfloor of Sorento Piazza, Lacson Street, Bacolod City. Their lamb steak is a must try.
Lupad-Lupad (Tilapia) of 27th Bascon Restaurant
27th Bascon. Bascon always has a good reputation for good food they serve which are mostly Filipino Cuisines. Located at 27th Lacson Street, Bacolod City
Read our review of 27th Bascon Restuarant
Yummy Pancit Malabon of Tita Beth’s Pancit Malabon House
Tita Beth’s Pancit Malabon House. I have not eaten in their place but their Pancit Malabon is a must try and we always order a bilao of Pancit Malabon from this place.Located at 27th Lacson Street, Bacolod City (beside Rolling Hills)
Crispy Tuna at Orange Carinderia
Orange Carinderia. Orange Karenderia is one place which the whole family would love to dine in. Offering Filipino Cuisines, Orange Karenderia used local ingredients abundant in the area. The restaurant is located at 22nd Street-Lacson Street, Bacolod City.
Read our review of Orange Carinderia
Pizza Republik. Right beside Orange Carinderia is the Pizza Republik. Have fun and customize your own pizza by choosing from their 60 plus toppings.Located at 22nd St., Bacolod City.
Please read our review of Pizza Republik
Bar 21 Restaurant. A fine dining restaurant offering good food. I personally love their batchoy. Located at 21 St, Lacson St., Bacolod City.
Lina’s Al Fresco Dining. located at 1st Street , near SSS Building, Lina’s Al Fresco Dining offers one of the best ambiances for any dining experience.
Please read our review of Lina’s Al Fresco
Sate Babe of Bob’s Resturant
Bob’s Restaurant. Located at B.S. Aquino Drive, Bacolod City, just a block away from Lacson Street and in front of Riverside Medical Center. Bob’s Restaurant is one favorite dining place of many Bacolodnons.
Buko Pie at Bob’s Cafe
Bob’s Cafe. Located right along 21- Lacson Street, Bacolod City. The place is perfect for hangout…they have good coffee, cakes and pastries, pizza and pasta and many more.
Chicken Stroganoff, Hungarian Sausage, Unlimited Garlic Rice and Veggie Sidings
Chicken Tumbling. Located at the Bob’s Open Grounds at 21st – Lacson Streets, Bacolod City. Try their various chicken dishes.
Read our review of the Chicken Tumbling
Filipino Dishes at Chalet Restuarant
L Fisher Chalet. If you’re claustrophobic, you might want to try L’ Fisher Chalet. Right at the rooftop of L’ Fisher Hotel, the place offers a relaxing ambiance. It is where the pool of L Fisher is Located, so you can have an “in a vacation feeling”. A good view of the city is also offered in the place.
Please click to read my article about L Fisher Chalet
Choros at C’s Cafe
L Fisher’s C’s Cafe. Right in front of L Fisher Hotel, C’s Cafe is the best place to have coffee and chat with friends. Their cakes and pastries are great.
Read our review of C’s Cafe
Calea is already an institution in Bacolod. They are known for their deliciously tempting blueberry cheesecake and chocolate cakes. If it is your first time to visit Calea, you’ll surely come back for more. They offer cakes, pastries, pasta, coffee, and sandwiches.
Click here to read our article for Calea http://www.thehappytrip.com/2012/06/sweet-celebration-at-calea/
Another article for Calea http://www.thehappytrip.com/2011/08/calea-sweet-indulgence/
Café Uma. Just beside L Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City. Café Uma is a place where you would want to enjoy a delectable Asian and Western Cafe Cuisines.Try their sausages served in a large bowl with green salad and mashed potato.
Please read our review of Cafe Uma
Tyrol Restaurant. Tyrol Restaurants offers flavors of Germany and Austria. Located at 12th Street, Mayfair Plaza, Bacolod. telephone Numbers: 034-7031878 / 0906-3357564
Read our review of Tyrol Restaurant
Delicioso. Try their Paella Valenciana and Paella Negra. Deliciosio is located at Mandalagan, Bacolod City, near Sanparq (CONVERGYS), they open at 10 AM – 11 PM Sunday to Thursday and 10 AM to 12 Midnight every Friday to Saturdays.
Read our review of Delicioso
Shabuniko, a Korean restaurant found along Lacson Street. Is one of the newest exciting place to dine in Bacolod City. They serve authentic Korean food and the dining area is divided into two, the Shabu-shabu, and their Yaki Niku.
Please click to read my article about Shabuniko.
CAPITOL SHOPPING CENTER
Halo-Halo of Kuppa
Kuppa is one of the most pleasant places we must recommend if you want to just relax or meet some friends. They have a wide array of tea offerings, cakes, and pastries. But my most favorite is their Salad Bar and during summer their Halo-halo Bar.
ALONG 6TH STREET
Kadyo’s, Baboy, langka (KBL, Adobong Pusit and Sizzling Blue Marlin
Melly’s Garden. Located at 6th Street, Bacolod City. Melly’s Garden serves Filipino Cuisines…you should try KBL (Kadyos, Baboy and Langka).
Krispy Tadyang and Crispy Pata of Imay’s
Imay’s. Imay’s, another great native restaurant in Bacolod City. Located at 6th St, Bacolod City, Imay’s has an airconditioned function rooms but I would prefer to eat Al Fresco whenever I visit the place. Their seafood cuisines are fantastic, but you should try also their crispy tadyang and crispy pata.
Greenos’ Pizza. One of the branches of Greenos is located right beside Imay’s. Try their giant size pizza, you will surely love it. Greeno’s is perhaps the best-tasting and affordable thin crust pizza here in Bacolod City. They have very affordable prices ranging from Php99 (regular – 9 inches) to Php845 (XXL – 30 inches).
For deliveries you may contact us by these numbers:
Alijis Branch:Cellphone number: 0909-4195726 (Smart); 0948-8773624 (Smart); 0915-8451855 (Globe); Telephone number: 4344294
6th Lacson St. Branch: Cellphone number: 0915-6313481 (Globe) 946-5343458 (Smart); 0928-4894686 (Smart); Telephone number: 434-7466; 434-0036; 704-1058
Mandalagan Branch: Cellphone number: 0917-3198662 (Globe); 0915-2517803 (Globe); 0947-7023512 (Smart); Telephone number: 476-4458
NGC Branch: (near Lopue’s East) Cellphone number: 0999-3441618 (Smart); 916-7198796 (Globe);Telephone number: 433-1482
Silay Branch: Cellphone number: 0921-2237585; (Smart) 0915-9885116 (Globe); Telephone number: 441-2296
Kabankalan Branch: Cellphone number: 0939-6136076 ;(Smart) 0915-7682558 (Globe)
BACOLOD SOUTH AND GOLDENFIELD COMMERCIAL COMPLEX
Chicken Haus. Of course, chicken is a staple in Bacolod City. One of the most popular place offering chicken barbecue is Chicken Haus. One of their branches is located at Alunan Avenue-Araneta St, right beside Metrodome.
Alice Recipes. Across Metrodome is a small restaurant but also airconditioned, the Alice Recipes. They serve really good food. Among our favourites in their menu are Baby back ribs, Beef Ropa,etc. Phone: 034-4343773 or 09162659835
Zharnns Boneless Lechon
Zharnns Grill.Located at Goldenfield Commercial Complex, Singcang, Bacolod City (near Aboy‘s). Try their boneless lechon and Bulalo.
Contact Details: Taculing, Bacolod, Philippines (034) 704 1056
Read our review of the Zharnns.
May’s Garden Organic Green Salad and Black Rice
May’s Organic Garden and Restaurant. Try their organic buffet lunch for only PhP350. They are open daily from 8am-5pm. Soon they will open the restaurant until dinner time. For more information please call: (034) 431 3800
Read our review of May’s Organic Garden and Restaurant
Aboy’s zisling Blue Marlin
Aboy’s Restaurant. One of the icons in Bacolod City when it comes to native food. The resto is located at Goldenfields Commercial Complex and they have a non-air con and Aircon dining area. They also have some function rooms if you want to have an exclusive meeting or get together. A boy’s is serving authentic Filipino cuisine. My favorite is their sizzling blue marlin, kinilaw, and steamed wild mushrooms among others.
Read our review of Aboy’s
LA SALLE AREA
Quan Delicacies. When it comes to native delicacies, it must be Quan. Quan has been in business for more than 20 years now selling wide array of food, puto to dinuguan, native delicacies, pasalubong items, cakes and pastries and many more…
VISIT ANY QUAN OUTLETS: NORTHDRIVE- (034) 709-0677; 433-9987;# 3 LA SALLE AVENUE, CAPITOLVILLE – (034)-434-6379;432-1074; 708-5055; LOPUE’S DEPARTMENT STORE-ARANETA-(034) 435-6559; LOPUE’S DEPARTMENT STORE- SAN SEBASTIAN-(034) 435-1113; ROBINSON’S SUPERMARKET -(034) 476-1518; GAISANO CITY – SUPERMarket – (034) 707-8440; LOPUE’S EAST CENTER- (034)-708-9095
Click here to read our article about Quan http://www.thehappytrip.com/2011/06/food-trip-quan-delecacies-a-family-of-food-for-the-family/
Lord Byron’s Baby Backribs
Lord Byrons’s Baby Backribs . Never mind the mabiance , just their food. But their Baby Backribs is to die for…Lord Byron’s Backribs is located at Block 8 Homesite, 6100 Bacolod City with telephone number :(034) 433 2469.
Please read our review of Lord Byron’s
BACOLOD NORTH AREA
Rau Ram Cafe (Formerly Saigon Cafe) .They serve authentic Vietnamese Cuisines and Asian Fusion Dishes. Located at Prk. Marapara 1 Zone 2, Brgy. Bata, Bacolod City, Philippines, Rau Ram Café (formerly known as Saigon Café). Phone: (034)708 9036, Email: email@example.com.
Read our review of Rau Ram Cafe
Bistek Tagalog at D. Coffee Ground House
D. Coffee Ground House. Basically a cafe serving coffee and pastries. But They also serve simple dishes for meals. Located at Cordova Avenue, Brgy Mandalagan, Bacolod City. Telephone (034) 441 6356
Please read my review of D. Coffee Ground House
INSIDE SM CITY
Kuya J. A Casual Dining Restaurant serving homestyle Filipino Cuisines inside SM City, Bacolod City.
Read our review of Kuya J
Crispy Pata of Chikaan
Chikaan. Enjoy Filipino Cuisines at its best at Chikaan. Located at SM City, Bacolod.
Click here for my review of Chikaan
Vikings. The biggest buffet restaurant is also in Bacolod City.Located at SM City Bacolod.
Please click here for my review of Vikings
Ading’s Pala-Pala. For the seafood lovers and for those who are adventurous, the Pala Pala Market in Bacolod is quite popular. Located at 8th street at the back portion of the Provincial Capitol Building. Their seafood is a must try, but they have meat dishes as well.
Please read our review of Ading’s Pala-pala
Fatboys Restaurant. Fatboys is a small resto located at 22nd- Aguinaldo Street, Bacolod City. Try their pork chop or burger steak.
Read here for our review of Fatboys
THE DISTRICT ,AYALA, TALISAY CITY
Blackbeard’s Seafood Island Restaurant. Located at the District, Ayala North Point in Talisay City, Metro Bacolod. Blackbeard’s Seafood Island is known for the freshest seafood, barbecue favorites and claimed to be the ultimate in island cooking. Try their “Boodle Feast” , it’s really fun.
Read our review of Blackbeard’s Seafood Island