12 Best Boracay Restaurants That Will Give You an Amazing Dining Experience

12 Best Boracay Restaurants That Will Give You an Amazing Dining Experience
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While we can’t argue that Boracay is really known for its fine white sand beach, this island also offers some of the best food spots that travelers must try. From cafe and buffet to budget and fine dining, there are plenty of Boracay restaurants to choose from.

If you’re a foodie, Boracay is like a mini paradise that will give you an extraordinary gastronomic adventure! 

Top Restaurants in Boracay Not to Miss

After a long day of island hopping and snorkeling, relax and enjoy yourself at one of these 12 best restaurants in Boracay.

  1. Sands
  2. BarLo Resto Lounge
  3. Tartine
  4. Crust
  5. Los Indios Bravos 
  6. Dos Mestizos 
  7. Subo
  8. Nonie’s
  9. Mamas Fish House Boracay
  10. Steampunk Burgers 
  11. Lemon Cafe
  12. Donenoo

Here are the 12 best places to eat in Boracay!

1. Sands 

interior of sands restaurant
Photo credits to Sands

Blessed with spectacular views of the ocean, The Sands Restaurant’s interior and menu perfectly capture the vibe of barefoot elegance.

What better way to take your Boracay food experience than enjoying a sumptuous breakfast by the sea, lingering over a late a la carte lunch, or feasting on their boodle fight selections? With remarkably crafted dishes, the Sands Restaurant charts a sea of tastes for the palate to explore.

Must-try dishes: Tapa, Pork Sinigang, Chicken Inasal, Halo-Halo, Iskrambol, and Sorbetes

Address: Station 1, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 6am – 10pm daily

Budget: PHP 300 – 500/person

2. BarLO Resto Lounge

facade of barlo boracay restaurant
Photo credits to BarLo Resto Lounge

Located right at the beachfront, BarLO serves delectable comfort food that will make you grab your fitness mat back home because you couldn’t resist the heavenly delight. BarLO is famous for their Oyster Sisig, the best of its kind, and the Four-Cheese Pizza that new and returning travelers never miss.

Must-try dishes: Four-cheese pizza, salpicao, chili fries, and oyster sisig

Address: Station 1, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 7am – 9:30pm daily

Budget: PHP 300 – 500/person

3. Dos Mestizos Boracay

paella
Photo credits to Dos Mestizos

If you’re looking for traditional Spanish dishes with complementing Filipino flavors, Dos Mestizos is the place to be! Established over a decade ago, Dos Mestizos is one of the most successful Boracay restaurants. They serve a selection of soups, tapas and five types of paella that blend Spanish and Philippine flavors flawlessly. At Dos Mestizos Boracay, you’re sure to get the best food, experience, and even entertainment for the complete Boracay experience.

Must-try dishes: Tapa, Paella, and Salpicao de Vaca

Address: Remedios street, Sitio Manggayad, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 11am – 11pm

Budget: PHP 200 – 500/person

4. Tartine 

food from tartine boracay
Photo credits to Tartine

Located at the beach level, Tartine serves a wide variety of flavors that range from continental classics to the savory tastes of Asia. Famous for their breakfast buffet in Boracay, Tartine is available all day and promises to “wake you up and break your diet.” 

Must-try dishes: Breakfast Buffet, Lechon Buho, Homemade Chicken Sausage, Panna Cotta, Spanish Churros, and Creme Brulee

Address: Station 1, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 6:30am – 10pm daily

Budget: PHP 1,500 – 2,000/person

5. Crust 

pizza by the pool at crust boracay
Photo credits to Crust

While Crust takes pride in their delectable brick-oven pizzas, bread, hearty plates of pasta, and handcrafted cocktails, it is also the perfect place to savor distinctly juicy and fragrant roasted meats and seafood while chugging cold beverages with friends or family. These things make Crust one of the best restaurants in Boracay. 

Must-try dishes: Wood-Fired Pizza, Pasta

Address: Station 1, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 11am – 11pm daily

Budget: PHP 500 – 1,000/person

6. Los Indios Bravos

sausages from los indios bravos
Photo credits to Los Indios Bravos

Los Indios Bravos is one of the cheap restaurants in Boracay that will satisfy your belly completely. It is a Filipino-inspired pub that pays tribute to all those pioneering men. Los Indios Bravos is the first to showcase all-Filipino handcrafted beers on tap paired with classic pub food from all over the world. They also serve classic comfort Boracay food sandwiches. Bar grub choices include sausage platters and fresh seafood platters.

Must-try dishes: Croquettes, Oysters Rockefeller, Braised Lamb Shank, Los Indios Bravos Lamb Kofta, and US Beef Tenderloin Fillet Steak

Address: Station 1, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 11am – 11pm daily

Budget: PHP 250 – 500/person

7. Subo 

facade of subo restaurant in boracay
Photo credits to Subo

Another restaurant to try the best Boracay food is Subo. This Filipino restaurant steers away from tradition to give Filipino cuisine a fresh feel. Subo’s interiors feature antique Filipino-Spanish styled furniture, wooden floorboards, and windows made of capiz shells. And to make the dining experience better, customers will be serenaded by local guitar players and traditional folk dances—a great way to enjoy the best food in Boracay, right?

Must-try dishes: 3 Stars and the Sun, Sizzling Sisig, Ginataang Sugpo, Bagnet Pinakbet, Flaming Barako Ribs, and Seafood Platter

Address: Station 3, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 10am – 11pm

Budget: PHP 150 – 500/person

8. Nonie’s 

delicious food from nonie's boracay
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If you want to enjoy the best food in Boracay and still want to keep your beach body, head on to Nonie’s. They serve up healthy, sustainable, and delicious Filipino and international food. At Nonie’s, you don’t have to feel guilty for indulging in great food. 

Must-try dishes: Pineapple Pandan Pancakes, Vegan Champorado, and Kesong Puti Cheesecake

Address: Station 2, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 9am – 10pm daily

Budget: PHP 200 – 500/person

9. Mamas Fish House Boracay

grilled food from mamas fish house boracay
Photo credits to Mamas Fish House Boracay

Looking for the best seafood restaurant in Boracay? Consider visiting Mama’s Fish House Boracay in Station 2. They serve some of the freshest seafood and a good paella! The quiet and beautiful environment of the restaurant also makes it a great place for a romantic dinner on the island. And if you book your table at the right time, chances are you’ll get the best view of the magnificent Boracay sunset.

Must-try dishes: Signature Paella and the Grilled Yellowfin Tuna Steak

Address: Diniwid Beach Front, Boracay

Operation hours: 6am – 10pm daily

Budget: PHP 200 – 500/person

10. Steampunk Burgers 

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Photo credits to Steampunk Burgers

Nothing beats a good burger—a simple dish that’s found everywhere and loved all around the world. And one of the best Boracay restaurants that serve it is the Steampunk Burgers. They serve the meatiest, juiciest, and the biggest burger on the island!

Must-try dishes: Angus Burger, Triple X, and Beef Sliders

Address: Station 2, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 11am – 11pm daily

Budget: PHP 200 – 500/person

11. Lemon Cafe Boracay

facade of lemon cafe
Photo credits to Lemon Cafe Boracay

Boasting its cute, bright and relaxing interiors and beautifully plated dishes, Lemon Cafe makes a perfect brunch spot in Boracay. This Mediterranean restaurant offers all-day Filipino and American breakfasts, healthy salads, and freshly-baked homemade pastries and breads. Lemon Cafe is one of the most affordable Boracay restaurants you shouldn’t miss.

Must-try dishes: Eggs Benedict, Tapa, and Coconut Pancakes

Address: Station 2, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 7am – 11pm

Budget: PHP 150 – 300/person

12. Donenoo

korean restaurant samgyupsal
Photo credits to Donenoo

Craving for all things Korean? Head to Station 1 and get your Korean food fix! Donenoo is a Korean restaurant in Boracay that serves a great samgyupsal set at an affordable price! From pork and beef to smoke pot chicken and noodles, this restaurant will definitely give you what you want.

Address: Station 1, Boracay Island

Operation hours: 2pm – 8pm

Budget: PHP 300 – 500/person

Where to stay in Boracay

  1. ZEN Rooms Blue Dawn Station 3
    Price range: PHP 1,400/night
  1. ZEN Rooms Bamboo Beach Station 3
    Price range: PHP 1,600/night
  1. ZEN Rooms Station 1 Beachside
    Price range: PHP 1,600/night
  1. One Hagdan Villas
    Price range: PHP 30,000/night

Frequently Asked Questions About Boracay Restaurants

Q: How much is the food in Boracay?

A: The average cost of food in Boracay is PHP 150 – 200. If you want to save, we suggest you buy fresh ingredients at the Talipapa Market and have it cooked at some stalls in D’Talipapa.

Q: Which is better: Boracay Station 1 or 2?

A: It depends on your preference. Station 1 is where all the high-end hotels and restaurants are located. Station 2 is where the D’Mall is and mostly the bars and restaurants. 

Q: Is Boracay expensive?

A: Boracay is a world-famous destination and surprisingly, it is very affordable to travel to Boracay. In fact, you can spend five days in Boracay under PHP 10,000. Read more about it here.

Q: What is the best month to visit Boracay?

A: The best month to visit Boracay is between March to May because it’s the dry season in the Philippines. Besides, beaches are better to be experienced during summer. 

Q: How many days do you need in Boracay?

A: Three days and two nights is enough to explore Boracay as it’s just a small island but if you’re after a good relaxing vacation, stay there for a week.

Q: What is the peak season in Boracay?

A: The peak season in Boracay is from March to May because it’s summer in the Philippines. Seldom times that it rains as the sun is striking, the waters are calm and everyone’s in vacation mood.

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