Friday, October 13, 2017

What and Where to Eat in Batanes

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When in the Island of Batanes, one of the considerations you would think of is the places you can eat. Here is a list of restaurants and roadside eateries where you can enjoy both Ivatan and international dishes. Of course, another option is to cook for your own food to save cost. Most homestays provide facilities for cooking for free or with a minimal charge.


  • Pension Ivatan Hometel & Restaurant (Basco)
This restaurant provides a wide range of authentic Ivatan Cuisine. I had a chance to dine in this restaurant and I must say their food are a-must-try especially the Ivatan Platter.

  • Casa Napolli Pizza (Basco)
The cozy restaurant offers tasty home-made pizzas. Their regular pizza starts at P220.

  • Octagon Restaurant (Basco)
A nice restaurant along national highway which offer affordable food selection.

  • D.Y. Food House (Basco)
A carinderia in Basco that serves affordable food. Their viand is priced at P50 per order for vegetable dishes and P60 for meat. Rice is at P15 per cup They also serve siomai. It is located in the corner of Castillejos and Santanas Streets.


  • Where to Eat in Ivana?
Honesty Coffee Shop - the coffee shop is a tourist attraction in itself. The Ivatans are generally honest so they expect guests to be honest too while vising the island province.


  • Where to Eat in Mahatao?
Paulvanas Canteen - they offer very affordable meals. You may contact them to cook your order in advance at 09399186683 or 09276891643.You should try their sisig for P100 per order.

Must-Try Food in Batanes
If you can find a coconut crab, then I highly recommend you try it. If not, you can try the local lobster as well as the abundant dibang or flying fish.

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