Feast on the best food and sights in Iloilo City in this half-day tour. This 5-hour excursion entitles you to hearty meals featuring authentic local dishes and delicacies from homegrown food establishments and visit some of the top attractions in Iloilo City. The fees for all the meals and roundtrip hotel transfers with a tour guide/driver are also included.
Sample the best batchoy in town at Netong’s, home of the original Iloilo La Paz Batchoy. Batchoy is a noodle soup made with fresh egg noodles, pork meat and innards, crushed pork cracklings, and toasted garlic. Indulge in this flavorful soup dish that has become Ilonggos’ go-to comfort food.
Within a walking distance from Netong’s is Madge Café. Try the coffee shop’s fresh brew for a satisfying caffeine fix. Then take your pick between Deocampo’s Bakery, where you’ll be watching a demo of how Barquillos (crunchy wafer rolls) are made, or Roberto’s, a casual dining restaurant where you can try its signature pork bun King Siopao.
You’ll then visit Kap Ising to have a serving of pancit molo, a wonton soup dish with pork and shrimp dumplings, chicken broth, and fried garlic toppings. From here, you’ll be making a quick stopover at Casa Mariquit and Jaro Church, two popular attractions that best represent the cultural and historical heritage of Iloilo.
For your lunch, you can dine either at Breakthrough or Tatoy’s. Both of these restaurants offer must-try fresh seafood and other tasty recipes.
Dessert is courtesy of Molo Mansion. You’ll be having the so-called Blue Ternate Ice Cream, a delicious concoction of fresh coconut, dragon fruit, and the Blue Ternate flower. Next, you’ll visit another historical attraction, the Molo Church, which is the last leg of the sightseeing tour.
Your food tour ends with a visit at the delicacies and souvenir shop called Biscocho Haus. Here, you can buy various goodies to bring home, such as the famous biscocho or butterscotch pastry.
Go on a food trip and city tour for a well-spent travel experience in Iloilo City. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.