Food crawl: Must try restaurants in Bataan

Who doesn’t love traveling? Everyone does! Of course, while you enjoy the breathtaking views in every places you visit, you also get to experience the food they offer. In case you missed it, we went to Bataan for the 77th Araw ng Kagitingan last April 7-9.

And because we want to maximize our time there, we also did a mini food crawl in Bataan. I’ll be showing here the list of the restaurants that we went to.

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Molten Lava Cake from Sybilla’s Restaurant (125 php)

1. JOYOUS TANGWAY RESTAURANT

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Our first stop was this Filipino restaurant that opened in February, 2012. This is one of the finest restaurants here in Bataan. One of the best-seller dish here is their Sinigang na Manok sa Ayo, which was one of my fave too!

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Sinigang na Manok sa Ayo

Instead of using tamarind broth or powder, they use the leaves from Ayo (Tetrastigma Harmandi), a woody vine growing to a length of 10 meters.

Address: Capitol Road, San Jose, Balanga City, Bataan

Contact Number: (047)2371828

Facebook page: Joyous Tangway Restaurant & Catering

 

2. SYBILLA’S RESTAURANT

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This was probably one of my favorite restaurants in Bataan. Why? Because they almost offer everything. From soup to grilled cheese to sizzling dishes to salad, and even desserts.

MY TOP PICKS:

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Monte Cristo (85 php)
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Fish Parmigiana (260 php)
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Sizzling Sisig ala Cubao (190 php)

Address: Roman Superhighway, Brgy. Camacho, Balanga City, Bataan

Contact Numbers: 09129658855 | 09157146886

Operating Hours: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM, Tuesday-Sunday

Facebook page: Sybilla’s Restaurant

 

3. MARRES KITCHEN

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What can you observe from the place first was it’s just like a carinderia. So we didn’t expect much from them. But as soon as they serve our food, we were shocked by the big servings of the food and the taste. All the food were great! THIS IS A MUST TRY! They serve Filipino food with Kapampangan accent.

MY TOP PICKS:

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Creamy Pork Tofu
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Sinigang na Bulalo
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Fried Lumpia

Address: Gov. J.J., Linao Road, Ala-Uli, Pilar, Bataan

Contact Numbers: (047)6122042

Operating Hours: 10:00 AM-9:00 PM, daily

Facebook page: Marres Kitchen

4. NICO’S TERRACE GRILL

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This place is perfect for your barkada night outs. Enjoy the food while listening to a live band performing on the stage.

MY TOP PICKS:

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Pork Sisig (200 php)
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Sinigang na Belly (235 php)
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Whole Fried Chicken (445 php)

You can also order homemade gelato that is made by one of the owners. My fave was their Taro!

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Mango (55 php per scoop) Taro (55 php per scoop) Tsokolate (65 php per scoop)

Address: Kinatawan Rd., Tenejero, Balanga City, Bataan

E-mail: nicosgrillbataan@gmail.com

Operating Hours: 5:00 PM-1:00 AM, Monday to Thursday

Facebook page: Nico’s Terrace Grill

 

5. STREGATO GELATERIA

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Looking for some desserts? Here is the perfect place for you! The desserts will not only satisfy you but also their lovely interior. I really fell in love with this place from the moment I opened their door.

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Pistachio (90 php)

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Aside from desserts, they also offer other dishes like sandwiches and rice meals. Check my full blog post here.

Address: Saint Joseph Street, Balanga City, Bataan

Contact Numbers: (047)2372003

Operating Hours: 11:00 AM-9:00 PM, daily

Facebook page: Stregato Gelateria

6. ESQUINITA KITCHEN & PUB

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This place is a happy place in Bataan. If you’re up for some drinks, then visit this place. They serve awesome pulutan such as sisig and isaw. My personal favorite was their Nachos.

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Nachos (198 php)
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Pork Sisig (218 php)
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Fried Isaw (150 php)

If you’re up for some challenges, they also have it here inside. Just inform one of the staff from the bar. Also, they have a branch in Poblacion, Makati.

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Address: 182 Magnolia St., Balanga City, Bataan

Contact Numbers: (047)9352800

Operating Hours: 8:00 AM-2:00 AM, daily

Facebook page: Esquinita Kitchen & Pub

 

Are you drooling with all the photos I posted? Go visit Bataan and try the ferry to reach Bataan in just 1 hour! Read my full blog post here.

 

 

 

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17 thoughts on “Food crawl: Must try restaurants in Bataan

  1. Bataan is my dad’s hometown and we go there practically every year but I haven’t been to any of these places. Thanks for sharing and I’ll be sure to include them in the fam’s itinerary the next time we go there.

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  2. Nice to see this list. I never really got to explore Bataan as we only stayed inside Las Casas when my family went there. I love the STREGATO GELATERIA the most because it looks colorful and cozy.

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