Just when you thought all the good food places are located in Cebu’s food parks and busy business zones, you are probably missing out on Barangay Kasambagan’s hidden gems.
Craving for a simple culinary adventure without hurting your pockets?
Good news! If you’re a foodie and an adventurer at the same time, you will surely enjoy this list of cafes, restaurants and bakeries in Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City.
1. Alburs Restaurant Cebu
Location: Gen. Lim St., Cebu City
Open Daily | Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Dinner 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact number: (0956) 788 8281
Are you looking for a cozy and relaxing place with the best Pizza, Burger and Pasta? Alburs Restaurant Cebu should be on top of your list!
You probably already heard about this place or saw one of its trending posts on Facebook, but if you haven’t spent your lunch or dinner yet at Alburs, now is the right time to go and visit!
More popular for teenagers because of its al fresco dining setup, you might also want to try their Chicken Wings appetizers, God father chops and flavorful milkshakes!
2. Corner Bakery Cebu
Location: 44 Pres. Roxas St., Cebu City
Monday to Saturday | 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Contact numbers: 032 238 3508 / 0922 823 8350
The Corner Bakery is more than just your typical neighborhood bakery. Located at one of the peaceful corners of Villa Aurora, you’ll instantly feel at home with their cozy vibe and delicious smell of desserts and pastries.
Aside from their delectable treats and cakes, you should also try their tasty lasagna
and savory hot chili chicken wings with blue cheese dip — a must-try!
They also serve hot pandesal, trays for sharing with your family and friends and accepts orders for personalized celebratory cakes and desserts.
3. The Daily Grind
Location: 45 Pres. Roxas St., Cebu City
Open Daily | 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Contact Number: 0919 954 1533
Just across the Corner Bakery is a cafe Cebuanos prefer to chill at on a Friday night or on weekends, The Daily Grind or TDG.
If you love going out for breakfast, TDG is such a treat! With their backyard tropical vibes and chill spot at their Kasambagan branch, you will love having your first meal of the day their everyday!
From budget-friendly meals like Kimchi Fried Rice to tempting snacks like their delicious Hungarian sausage, you will also love this coffee place that can make your drink the way you want it.
And did we mention that they also welcome your pets? Yes, tag your best bud along!
Location: 38A Jose Abad Santos St., Cebu City
Monday to Saturday | 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Contact number: 0917 718 8769
One of the newest must-go places in our list, Mama Catalina is a proud quaint and cozy cafe that offers fresh home made goodies made from mama’s kitchen.
It’s a family confectionery that offers Fruit Jams, Chocolates, Coffee and Tea for your afternoon meetings, early evening snacks and even your after dinner desserts.
You definitely have to try their handpicked fresh mangoes and carefully sun dried soft and chewy dry mango slices that are dipped in a homemade chocolate concoction, also perfect as pasalubong to your family!
But what will probably keep you coming back for more are their assorted cheesecake offerings from oreo-flavored to lime and even black bean!
Location: Corner President Roxas and President Magsaysay Streets, Kasambagan 6000 Cebu City, Philippines
Contact number: 0998 152 2197
A hostel and cafe in one, Murals is not new to Cebuanos and even visiting tourists. With its warm ambiance, it’s like your home away from home.
And of course, before the pandemic, it is a favored venue for barkada trivia nights and events.
You can get your caffeine fix at their cozy cafe daily with a list of traditional and world-class snacks to choose from.
6. Atek’s Ngoyong Train
Location: Pres. Roxas. St. cor. Gen. E. Osmeña St., Cebu City
Contact numbers: (032) 231 6682
Cebuanos are really diverse when it comes to culinary choices and one particular Cebuano favorite, Ngoyong, is a best-seller in almost every restaurant or pungko-pungko.
Atek’s Ngoyong Train offers one of the best tasting ngoyong in town and their sauce is really one of the many reasons why people keep coming back.
Aside from their perfectly fried Ngoyong, they also have dimsum offers that are budget-friendly like steamed rice and maki.
Location: Alejandras Place, J Abad Santos St, Cebu City
Contact Number: 0917 303 7211
Open Daily | 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
On the healthier side, a particular store in Kasambagan offers fresh and imported fruits.
Prutasan ni Adan is dedicated to offer a healthier snack to Cebuanos with their fresh fruits and vegetables.
They even offer fruit baskets to those who want to have them arranged as gifts or surprise to your loved ones.
Since their vegetables in a box was a hit online, they had to pause that service for now since they are currently thinking of new ways to deliver fresh vegetables. But you can still buy directly at their physical store.
Here’s a secret, their Strawberries are a must-try!
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