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Iloilo City Food Tour & Sightseeing with Transfers | La Paz Batchoy, Pancit Molo, Jaro Church

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Iloilo, Philippines
5 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
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Embark on a gastronomical tour of Iloilo when you book this private food tour. This 5-hour tour will not only introduce you to Iloilo’s famous dishes, but it will also allow you to learn about the city’s history with stops at historical locations. This tour already includes air-conditioned vehicle transfers and your meals, so you don’t need to worry about arranging those.

Your first stop is Netong’s Restaurant, which is famous for its Original Special La Paz Batchoy. Batchoy is a noodle soup dish with pork and chicharron. It is believed to have originated in the district of La Paz in Iloilo City, hence the name. You’ll stay in La Paz Market for your next stop, Madge Cafe Atria. This coffee shop has been serving original native Ilonggo coffee since 1940.

Next, you’ll head to Roberto’s, a restaurant that is known for its delicious siopao, or steamed buns with a meat filling. Roberto’s serves different kinds of siopao, including some with unusual fillings like bacon and Chinese sausage. 

You’ll then go to Kap Ising’s, which serves a Pancit Molo, a local wonton soup dish that originated in Molo, Iloilo City. Kap Ising’s is a family restaurant that started in the 1920s and has been passed down from generation to generation. 

After having your fill of Pancit Molo, you’ll have time to digest when you visit Casa Mariquit, an over 200-year-old ancestral house owned by one of the richest families in Iloilo. Nearby is your next stop, Jaro Cathedral, which is famous for its image of the Lady of the Candles, which many believe continues to grow in size.

For lunch, you have the option to eat at Breakthrough or Tatoy’s Manokan and Seafoods. Both are known for serving fresh seafood dishes. After lunch, you’ll head to Molo Church. The first things that will catch your eye when you see it are the picturesque red spires on top of its bell towers. 

Before you end your tour, you will get the chance to shop for snacks that you can bring home when you visit Biscocho Haus. After that, you will be dropped off at your hotel or resort in Iloilo City.

Fill your tummy with delicious Ilonggo treats with the help of this Iloilo tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.


Iloilo Culinary Tour with Air-conditioned Vehicle, Travel Insurance, and Meals with Complimentary Bottled Drinking Water
Visit Batchoy in Netong’s, Coffee in Madge Cafe, Roberto’s Siopao, Pancit Molo, Casa Mariquit, Jaro Church, Biscocho Haus, and Molo Church
Lunch at Breakthrough or Tatoy’s
Free Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off within Iloilo City


Sightseeing and Walking

What to bring

Extra Money in Philippine Peso Currency
Drinking Water (highly advised)
Personal Medicine
Personal Sanitizing Alcohol
Face Mask and Face Shield (We understand that some areas may allow guests without face shield but please bring and prepare one in case it is needed)
Vaccination Card and or Vaccination Certificate

Good to know

- Guests may add an optional DOT Accredited Tour Guide otherwise the driver will also be the guide.

- The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund.

- No refund for no-show guests.

- Not all establishment accepts credit card, bring extra money in Philippine Peso currency.

- For guests' safety and protection, we are requesting our guests to strictly adhere to our health and safety protocols while on tour.

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