Go on a gastronomical journey and discover scrumptious local dishes in Davao City by joining this half-day food tour. You will visit the famous Roxas Avenue Night Market and the Davao City Downtown Market, otherwise known as the Bankerohan Night Market. On this 5-hour food trip, immerse yourself in local culture and see how residents of Davao City enjoy their own street food and other tasty delicacies. This tour includes a shared transport service, with pick up and drop off points within Davao City, and a tour guide to point out the best spots for a good meal.
The Roxas Avenue Night Market is located near the Marco Polo Hotel. Food stalls are lined up along the crossroads near the hotel and extend about 1km down Roxas Avenue on the southwest section. The night market is fully operational every day, and stalls begin to open at 6PM and close around midnight. There’s a variety of street food on display along many stalls, mostly savory grilled and skewered meat such as chicken, pork, beef, and seafood such as tuna and squid. These are referred to as barbecues and go well with refreshing drinks or “palamig” such as calamansi juice, four seasons, blue lemonade, chocolate drinks among others. Fried food is also popular here, as are soups such as sinigang and nilaga, fresh fruits and rice-based sweets like buchi.
The Davao City Downtown Market or Bankerohan Public Market is a fruit lovers haven. It is a typical local market or palengke that offers a variety of local food and wares, which makes it the perfect place to experience the pulse of the city. Tropical fruits such as durian, mangosteen, and pomelo are reasonably priced, and most vendors offer a sample taste of what they are selling.
Aside from the fruits, try some of the local delicacies at the Davao City Downtown market, too. Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes as you navigate the markets to find the perfect street food combinations in Davao City on your food tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak english.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.