Cebu is one of the most visited cities in the Philippines. This city is known as the “City of the Queen of the South.” It is also one of the Philippines’ largest cities, made up of one hundred and sixty-seven surrounding islands. Don’t worry about the weather in Cebu, as they have great weather for an excellent holiday. The most common language used in Cebu is Cebuano, but the people of Cebu can speak and understand Tagalog / Filipino or English is one of the oldest cities in the Philippines. It has twelve parishes, which are highly developed provinces and the capital, the city of Cebu, the main center for education, trade, and industry in the Visayas’ central and southern parts. Below is a Cebu Street Food Tour & Travel Guide.

Cebu has a lot to do, including beautiful beaches, great food, friendly “Cebuanos” and more. If you don’t like sports, you can still enjoy Cebu by relaxing on the beach. There are plenty of restaurants in Western, Japanese, or local cuisine that are very affordable for cooks.

The city is proud of its delicious food history; with countless street foods, Cebu is known for its uniqueness in food preparation. Their street food has some very weird ingredients that someone interested in regular food wonders. There are a lot of them, but here are the most popular street foods in Cebu. In Cebu, you should try other delicacies, dried mangoes o, dried danggit fish, utap, chicharron, and more! Below are other street foods to try in Cebu.


One of the most popular dishes in Cebu is Lechon (fried pork). It is prepared by removing the pig’s blood and viscera and filling the pig with special local herbs, spices, and vegetables, then frying the pork on a pit full of charcoal. A festival in the Philippines would be incomplete without Cebuano Lechon Baboy. The Lechon is available worldwide, which is a special dish on big occasions, such as parties and gatherings. Some places in the Philippines specialize in frying Lechon. Roast pork is better than anywhere else in the country. However, no one can compete with the famous Cebu Lechon or what is commonly called Cebu Lechon.


The pork stew in English (also called Dinardaraan in Ilocano ) is one of the most popular dishes made from fresh pork blood, pork belly, and pork belly cooked with garlic, pepper. Red and vinegar. It may not seem appealing at first, but give it a taste to know that you can ask for more.


 Any raw seafood or even raw meat is mixed with vinegar, squid juice, fragrant ginger, onions, tomatoes, hot peppers, and other special local spices. Depending on where you are in Cebu, Kinilaw food’s taste will vary due to the different versions it prepares. You will find that you will have a similar and strange taste no matter how it is prepared.

Dried Mangoes

Never leave Cebu without buying the famous dried mango. This sweet snack is considered to be the best of its kind in the world. Cebu-dried mango, which dries naturally in the sun, has a chewy texture that creates a distinct taste in your mouth.


Adobo can be classified as a stew, unlike adobo from other countries like Puerto Rico, which is known as a port of meat. Cebu adobo is a food that has chicken or pork or even chicken both times along with some boiled eggs in vinegar, soy sauce, and other spices like garlic, bay leaf, and red pepper for a long time. It is made in boiled oil and hot piping with steamed rice. The origin of this food is still unknown, but experts say this food came from the Malay ginatas, who are considered to be the distant Adobo tribes. Adobo is marinated in coconut milk and has chicken and pork with vegetables, vinegar, and garlic.


On the streets of Cebu, you will find sellers selling boiled eggs known as “balut” and boiled eggs with an orange layer called “kwe-kwek.” Another street food sold is grilled food known as “ihaw-ihaw.” The grilled chicken gut is also available and is called “Esau.” To quench your thirst, you can find fruit juice known as “Palamig.” These juices have different flavors.

Tung Panga

Paolito’s Seafood House on Orchid Street in Cebu is truly famous for grilled Tuna Panga. It is served directly from the coal pit, where there is still steam and the smell of herbs and special spices that make it fragrant. This is a street that food can not be forgotten in Cebu. 

Crispy Pata

The most popular and delicious Crispy Pata(fried pork thigh) in all of Cebu is bruises. That should be it. After all, Alejandro has been providing these services at Century Plaza Mall on Juana Osmena Street for 20 years and has aroused customer satisfaction. Its amazing taste cannot be denied. It is crispy on the outside and soft as cotton on the inside, almost melting in the mouth.


 Pochero is a pork stew of Spanish origin. It is cooked with Spanish sausages, lots of onions and chopped tomatoes, vegetables, a special kind of banana, sweet french fries, chicken peas, and a little pepper. Abuhan Doos Restaurant gives it its magical effect, and you have excellent food that everyone loves.

Despite Cebu’s stunning scenery and sounds, it is no wonder why it is the second-largest city in the Philippines. Locals and tourists experience the festive atmosphere here, which is part of everyday life. Plan a Cebu street food tour and discover one of the best places in the Philippines! Cebu is the central economic metropolis of Visayas, and in this city, you can find everything you could want. Cebu has something to offer for every possible character. You can have adventure and sports in Cebu as well as glamor, shopping, and culture. You will be amazed at how colorful the queen city of the south is.

To get to Cebu, you can fly into Cebu by booking flights with the famous airline (Cathay Pacific), which can also be operated from Singapore or international flights arriving directly at Mactan International Airport. So what are you waiting for? Don’t wait for delays or hesitations! Travel to Cebu now!