Where to Eat in Tuguegarao City When Looking for the Best Food in Town

23 April 2022
Where to Eat in Tuguegarao City When Looking for the Best Food in Town

Located in the heart of the Cagayan Valley, Tuguegarao City is both Cagayan's provincial capital and the region's regional hub. Apart from this, the City of Tuguegarao has also been designated as the Center of Excellence for Higher Education, Science, and Medicine in Region 02.


But aside from being known as the hottest place in the Philippines, Tuguegarao City is also hot for tourists-- both locals and foreign-- due to its sumptuous local delicacies and cuisines.


So before you plan a trip to the heart of the Cagayan Valley, let's check out first some of the best restaurants that you can find in Tuguegarao City.


Best restaurants in Tuguegarao City

Looking for some restaurants to try on your next visit to Tuguegarao, City? Here are some of the restaurants and coffee shop that you must include in your itinerary list!


1. Kusina Cagayana

This is a restaurant serving Ybanag specialties, with a focus on the local ingredients. They also provide a daily lunch buffet with various themes, such as Filipino, Asian, and International Buffets, for 230/head from 10:30am to 3pm. Apart from this, they also accept caterings as an option and offer a Function Room that can hold up to 80 people.


The restaurant buffet also offer a wide range of cuisines from pinakbet, lechon manok, grilled catfish, steamed vegetables, Cagayan Version of Blood Stew and a lot more dishes. And since the weather here is quite hot, you can also order some desserts and refreshments such as but not limited to Halo-Halo and gulaman.


Kusina Cagayana is located in Pan-Philippine Hwy, Tuguegarao, Cagayan.


2. Josh Papaitan and Laoya

If you ever find yourself in Tuguegarao City, make a point to stop by Josh Papitan and try their Laoya.


To make laoya, you simmer carabao intestines and bones in a flavorful stew for many hours. There are various places where you may get it, from karinderias to restaurants to hotels. Some establishments would also provide a free rice dinner with Laoya as an additional perk.


Josh Papaitan is located at 152 Lecaros Street, Tuguegarao City.


3. Boy Kanin

At the heart of Tuguegarao City's prime and cultural heritage area, Boy Kanin, an all-new 24/7 restaurant, can be easily found.


Lugaw, almusal, chicken pinoy barbeque and crispy pata are among the restaurant's most popular dishes. They also serve tocino, pinoy burrito, and their new pinoy spaghetti. The restaurant's décor is made in a modern and chic design, and it can hold 80 to 100 people. This isn't like other fast-food joints where students are restricted to studying inside the establishment itself.


Boy Kanin – Tuguegarao was planned and built by Tier One Architects' Cenon Cesar M. Lumor and is located in the Philippines. Boy Kanin has been in operation for six years, and the red tubular pillars represent that.


In addition to catering to bakadas, officemates, and whole families, Boy Kanin featured a welcoming ambiance that allowed everyone to come and play games while dining there. Chess or Dama Board, Snake and Ladders, and Maze are all board games that one may play.


Boy Kanin is located at 9 Diversion Road Balzain, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan 3500.


4. Billy Jacks Panciteria

Billy Jack's Panciteria is known for its Pancit Batil Patung. This is definitely a must-visit restaurant and their food is also a must try when you found yourself exploring Tuguegarao City, Cagayan province. It's also a popular destination and hangout place for travelers throughout the world.


Owner Billy Anchanzar Lim started the panciteria in 2014 and has been running it since then. Billy Jacks Panciteria has a capacity of between 40 and 60 people at any given moment, and it is constantly packed with people.


In the style of the mid-1970s and early 1980s, the panciteria has a strong reggae or surf influence, with posters of Bob Marley, surfboards, and guitars adorned with the handwritten autographs of satisfied customers.


Even though one may say that their rendition of Pancit Batil-Patung caters to the diversified taste of customers, it's still definitely worth it to try their pancit here and make a point of stopping by when you visit the province.


Billy Jacks Panciteria is located in Buntun, Santiago- Tuguegarao road, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan province.


5. La Luna Grill

This is the spot to go in Tuguegarao City if you like live music, you can relax here with your friends and family and listen to a variety of music. They provide a wide variety of delectable dishes at a fair price. Also, guests and tourists love visiting here because of the welcoming ambiance of their staff and helpful service.


They have a no-smoking policy, although your fur babies are permitted on the grounds. The amenities are now accessible to those with disabilities. Vegetarians may also take advantage of the restaurant's offerings, which include many vegan options.


Drinks and food may be purchased at the counter, but you can also relax outside. You may also bring your infant or toddler and use one of the highchairs that are offered. In addition, customers may use their free wifi and watch sports on the restaurant's television. There will be waiters at your table to take care of all of your needs.


Drinks aren't the only thing you'll be able to get at the bar, wherein you may choose from a variety of alcoholic beverages but there is also a restaurant on site where you can eat.


La Luna Grill is located in North, Diversion Road, Tuguegarao, Cagayan.


Also Read: 8 Kid-Friendly Places in Tuguegarao City That’ll Make Your Next Family Getaway More Fun


Additional must-visit restaurants in Tuguegarao city:

8th Avenue Coffee

Located in Magallanes St, Tuguegarao, 3500 Cagayan


Xanjeros Pinoy Big Burger and Diner

Located in Bonifacio St, Tuguegarao, Cagayan


Patio Enrico Restaurant

Located in Majestic Hills, Maharlika Highway, Caggay, 3500 Tuguegarao City


Balay Encio

Located at 102 Ugac Hwy, Tuguegarao, 3500 Cagayan


Bean and Brew Coffee Shop Tuguegarao

Located at Aguinaldo corner Blumentritt St., 2nd floor of Benglen Realty Commercial Complex building, 3500 Tuguegarao City.


Jacob Mami House

Located at Stall #3 Joaquin Lim building, Diversion Road, Pengue Ruyu, Tuguegarao City


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