Our list of the Boracay's best restaurants has been established in a way to please everyone’s tastes and budgets. You’ll find here an eclectic choice of dining venues that serve mostly all types of food, including the delicious and colourful Philippine cuisine which combine sweet, sour, and salty tastes; it is influenced by both western and southeastern cuisines. Belonging to a successful tourist destination, the most popular restaurants in Boracay aim to satisfy visitors from all around the world. Boracay is a cosmopolitan melting pot that allows restaurateurs to introduce almost any type of cuisine to customers from different origins. From American to Japanese to Italian to Filipino, and many other cuisines besides, each of Boracay's best restaurants listed below should meet, or even exceed, your expectations.
Dos Mestizos is an unpretentious restaurant that serves a wide range of Filipino-Castilian dishes, including tapas, seafood, soups, paellas (no less than five types of paellas are available) and other dishes blending Spanish and Philippine influences, in style. JC Remedios and JR Nieto, the two métis (mixed race) who founded and gave its name to the restaurant originally made it rustic and down-to-earth. In the few years since opening, Dos Mestizos has become one of the most famous and successful dining venues in Boracay. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
- Location: Behind the Tourist Centre, between Station 2 and 3 White Beach
- Tel: +63 36 288 5786
Lemoni Café and Restaurant is an open-sided venue that's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Simply decorated, the venue is as pleasant and refreshing as the dishes it serves. From all-day American and Filipino breakfasts to light snacks, salads and sandwiches for lunch, and from dishes such as grilled pork chops or pan-fried mahi-mahi for dinner to a great selection of home-made pastries and home-baked breads, Lemoni Café is an affordable that really delivers on quality. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 07:00 – 23:00
- Location: D’mall Square near White Beach
- Tel: +63 36 288 6781
Get ready for a refined experience at Solana Restaurant. Located on the grounds of the stylish Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, on the west coast of the island, Solana is made of a large wooden terrace featuring open-sided cabanas, outdoor lounges, and tables around a fire pit. This venue is a stunning sundowner spot at which you can indulge yourself with a vast assortment of tapas, cocktails, and international seafood dishes with a Filipino twist. Desserts are also highly recommendable at Solana’s. If you're looking for a restaurant to impress, this should be it! Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 17:00 – 01:00
- Location: in Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa
- Tel: +63 36 288 4988 ext.6479
Aria Cucina Italiana
Aria Cucina Italiana is a modern trattoria located at the beachfront entrance of D’mall – the largest shopping mall in Boracay. Its seaside location makes it a great sundowner spot. The restaurant serves all the classic dishes of Italian cuisine such as homemade pasta, wood-fired oven-baked pizza, as well as meat and seafood prepared like they would be on the shores of the Mediterranean. The atmosphere is casual and the décor unostentatious, which makes Aria Cucina and very pleasant venue to dine.
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
- Location: At the beachfront of D’mall of Boracay
- Tel: +63 36 288 5573 and +63 36 288 6223
The Sunny Side Café
Opened in 2014 and specialising in all-day breakfasts and light dishes blending American and Filipino influences, The Sunny Side Café is a small and modern venue at which you can restore yourself in a relaxing ambience. Located on the Station Beachfront, toward the southern end of White Beach, The Sunny Side Café features indoor and outdoor dining areas. The most popular dishes at hand here are the bacon and mango grilled sandwich, The Sunny Side Café Chori Burger, which is a Filipino take on an American classic dish, the Espresso-caramel pancakes, and the avocado-bacon smash. Prices are mid-range.
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 21:30
- Location: Station 3 Beachfront
- Tel: +63 36 288 2874
Los Indios Bravos
This gastropub near Bulabog Beach gives you the opportunity to sample fine dishes that blend international and Philippine flavours. From nachos to seafood platters, and from oyster Rockefeller (one of the most popular dishes here) to chorizo and mushroom risotto, the menu is certainly diverse at Los Indios Bravos. The décor of the restaurant is stylish without being too ostentatious, and the atmosphere is casual. Rates are in line with the high quality of the dishes served here.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10:00 – 23:00
- Location: On Road 1A that leads to Bulabog Beach
- Tel: +63 36 288 2803
SpiceBird Piri Piri Grill
If you like tender and juicy meats barbecued to your taste and accompanied by a spicy sauce prepared with a unique African chili named Piri Piri, then head to the small and modern SpiceBird, a restaurant situated between Station 2 and 3, right next to D’mall. The other dishes at hand here comprise Portuguese specialties as well as burgers, yet most of them feature a little bit of Piri Piri. So get ready for a hot experience. Prices are affordable.
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
- Location: Behind the Ferris wheel near D’mall
- Tel: +63 36 288 4023
Established in 2004, Smoke Resto serves a great choice of Filipino specialities at very affordable rates. The most popular dishes here include Bulalô (light coloured beef soup), beef Salpicao, and vegetable Okoy, three favourites of the Philippines’ cuisine. Smoke Resto has two branches in Boracay: the main one is located in the D’mall market, while the second one sits right next to Freestyle Academy Kite school on Bulalog beachfront. Down to earth and friendly, Smoke Resto should be your place of choice if you’d like to sample genuine Filipino food.
- Opening Hours: 24/7
- Location: In the market of D’mall
- Tel: +63 36 288 6014 or +63 36 288 4565
Wrap ‘n Roll at Spider House Resort
Wrap ‘n Roll is the restaurant and bar of Spider House Resort, a mid-range beachfront guesthouse located near Diniwid Beach, on the northwest coast of Boracay. Settled on a cliff side, Wrap ‘n Roll is a popular venue for both residents and visitors, due to its outdoor terrace that overlooks the sea, and offer an outstanding sundowner spot. At hide tide, you also can dive right into the sea from that terrace. Serving excellent potent cocktails, and a wide range of Filipino and international favourites, Wrap ‘n Roll also feature a delicious Sushi bar.
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 23:00
- Location: Just north of Diniwid Beach
- Tel: +63 36 288 2350
Mañana Mexican Cuisine
Mañana is the place you should head to in Boracay if you fancy Mexican cuisine. Located near Station 1, on White beachfront, this long-established restaurant – opened in 1999, serves all the classic dishes of Mexican cuisine in an extravagant setting. The quality of their food, the size of the portions, and the affordable prices are only three of the assets of Mañana Mexican Cuisine... the fourth being their stunning beachfront location.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10:00 – 23:00
- Location: On White beachfront near Station 1
- Tel: +63 36 288 5405