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

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Iloilo, Philippines
4,5 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
Minimum age:
3 years old


Embark on a gastronomical tour when you book this private Iloilo food tour. This 5-hour Iloilo 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. A batchoy is a noodle soup dish with pork and chicharron. It got its name based on the district of La Paz in Iloilo City.

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 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 visit Casa Mariquit next, an ancestral house over 200 years old and 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 of eating 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 day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Accommodation pick-up and drop off within Iloilo City
Complimentary meals and bottled water
Iloilo City Private food day tour with local driver
Tour Itinerary: Batchoy in Netong’s, Roberto’s Siopao, Kap Ising Pancit Molo, Casa Mariquit, Jaro Church, Molo Church, and Biscocho Haus
Not Included: Tips and Gratuities


Food Tours
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What to bring

Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal medicine
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Covid-19 vaccination card and valid ID

Good to know

This is a private tour. Meals and beverages will be served during the tour. Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves.

Children Friendly: Children 0-3 are free of charge but are not included in the complimentary meals. Parents may share their meal or pack food for their children.

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: There are no extreme activities included in this experience.

Pick-up time is at 8:00 AM or 2:00 PM Philippine Standard Time from any hotel within the vicinity of Iloilo City. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.

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. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 24 hours before your original subject to approval.

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