I have put together this complete guide of Where To Eat In Siargao which includes 15 Best Siargao Restaurants and Cafes for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Siargao Island is well known for its laid-back vibes, breathtaking scenery and plays home to the best surfing beaches in the Philippines.
Siargao is also famed for its palm tree forests, rock pools and hidden caves. An absolute dream location for any traveler!
As well as all the beautiful sites to see while visiting Siargao, at the top of many travelers list is also where to eat in Siargao.
Most of the best restaurants in Siargao can be found around the main tourist area known as General Luna.
SIARGAO RESTAURANTS & CAFÉS
There are so many Siargao restaurants and cafes to try, each offering local, fresh cuisine and General Luna boasts some of the best places to eat in Siargao.
So without further ado, here is a guide of Where To Eat In Siargao to help make your choices a little easier!
WHERE TO EAT IN SIARGAO FOR BREAKFAST
Breakfast, being the most important meal of the day, is usually the first stop of the day especially if you have a jam-packed itinerary of surfing or exploring planned.
With a choice of many awesome Siargao cafes and Siargao restaurants to suit all budgets, here are my top 5 recommendations on the best restaurants in Siargao for breakfast;
This cafe in Siargao is a highly rated spot, serving some of the best breakfasts in Siargao. The prices are reasonable and the menu is extensive offering choices from breakfast bowls to pancakes, of which the matcha pancakes come highly rated.
Kook Cafe Siargao has a lot of vegan options available and has a full range of juices and coffees. What more could you want when searching for where to eat in Siargao!
Located on Tourism Road, it is placed centrally in General Luna and easy to find with a choice of indoor and outdoor seating, as well as cushions and couches for a more relaxed and cozy style meal.
If you arrive a little later, they also serve a really extensive brunch menu, offering some of the best food in Siargao.
Open daily from 7 am – 9 pm.
SPOTTED PIG CAFÉ
This modern and cozy restaurant in Siargao is located to the north of General Luna. Although Spotted Pig Cafe is small, it’s definitely worth the visit for a good traditional breakfast if you are looking for one of the best places to eat in Siargao.
The menu at this Siargao cafe offers both vegan and vegetarian options and a large selection of juices and coffees to start your day off right.
The menu is really well priced for anyone looking for where to eat in Siargao on a budget and the staff are friendly and welcoming making it the perfect place to stop and chill while adventuring in Siargao.
Open daily from 8 am – 4 pm.
THE SURCH SIARGAO
Located right up near the Cloud 9 surfing area, this is the perfect spot to check out when looking for where to eat in Siargao and to watch the morning waves roll in while enjoying your post-surf breakfast.
This healthy fruit parlor serves beautifully prepared food with many vegan and vegetarian options.
The Surch Siargao smoothie bowls are rated as some of the best in Siargao and with their range of coffees and juices, it’s one of the perfect places to eat in Siargao for breakfast with really good prices, making it affordable for all.
Open daily from 6 am – 8 pm.
SHAKA CAFE SIARGAO
The location of this cafe in Siargao has some of the best views of Cloud 9, and although in one of the most beautiful spots, it’s very reasonably priced for the high standard of food, making it a must-visit on your list of where to eat in Siargao.
The staff are friendly and welcoming and the menu choices are fantastic, with some of the best smoothie bowls and juices on the island! Shaka Siargao also offers vegan and vegetarian choices.
The relaxed and chilled out atmosphere makes it a perfect spot to start your day or to relax after catching the early morning swell.
Open daily from 6:30 am – 5:30 pm.
SIARGAO INN BEACH RESTAURANT
Although Siargao Inn Beach Restaurant is a little more on the expensive side, the location of this Siargao restaurant is worth the visit as much as the food.
With a beautiful outdoor terrace looking out through the palm trees to the sea, there could not be a more perfect place to enjoy your morning meal.
Having been described as a hidden gem in Siargao, the menu offers a wide range of all breakfast foods, from fresh fruits to grill options as well as catering for vegan and vegetarian choices.
This Siargao restaurant offers meals from breakfast through to dinner and with perfect access to the beach, this is highly recommended when searching for where to eat in Siargao!
Open daily from early morning till late.
WHERE TO EAT IN SIARGAO FOR LUNCH
Refueling in the middle of the day is essential when traveling and filling your days with all the surfing, exploring and hidden locations that Siargao has to offer!
Finding the perfect spot for lunch in Siargao offers so many choices, so whatever you are looking for, here are my recommendations for the best places to eat in Siargao for lunch which has something for everyone;
Located in the center of General Luna, this beachfront Siargao restaurant offers one of the best lunch menus in Siargao!
Although on the upper end of the price scale, Bravo Restaurant offers service and outstanding food, accompanied by beautiful views that can’t be faulted.
If your budget will allow, this is a must-visit Siargao restaurant when searching for where to eat in Siargao.
They offer a great tapas menu as well as outstanding burgers, they also offer vegan and vegetarian options and some of the best cocktails on the island.
Open daily from 11 am – 10 pm.
MAD MONKEY KITCHEN
Offering outstanding value for money and affordable for any budget, the Mad Monkey Kitchen has some of the best food in Siargao.
Mad Monkey Kitchen is attached to the Mad Monkey Hostel, located north of General Luna and just to the west of the Cloud 9 surfing area.
At this highly rated restaurant in Siargao, you can expect beautiful views, a nice quiet location and delicious food.
Serving some of the best pasta and pizza in town as well as vegan and vegetarian options, this is the perfect stop for a peaceful lunch and a must-try when looking for where to eat in Siargao!
Open daily from early morning till late.
HOMEMADE TASTE SIARGAO
Serving more than generous portions at a reasonable rate, Homemade Taste offers a fantastic menu when looking for where to eat in Siargao for lunch.
Located in the center of General Luna, this restaurant in Siargao offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, with often live music playing to accompany your meal.
With a large selection of vegan and vegetarian options, the menu caters to all and top-rated as one of the best restaurants in Siargao!
Open Monday to Saturday from 9 am – 7 pm and Sunday from 1 pm – 7 pm.
HARANA SURF RESORT RESTAURANT
Located just north of General Luna, Harana Surf is perfect for light lunches and snacks halfway through your day of exploring Siargao.
Set in a beach style hut, this cozy Siargao restaurant offers comfortable, relaxed dining with sofas and cushions for low-level dining, all the while enjoying the peaceful palm tree and sand surroundings.
Offering a range of foods from pizza to pasta as well as local cuisine this is the perfect stopping point when looking for where to eat in Siargao for lunch.
Open daily from early morning till late.
PALAKA BEACH BAR RESTO
With the most gorgeous view out over the pier, to the south of General Luna, this hidden gem is one of the most perfect places to eat in Siargao for lunch, whilst taking in the beauty of the island.
Looking out across the ocean to Guyam and Daku island, this restaurant in Siargao has some of the best views you could ask for when looking for where to eat in Siargao.
Serving beautifully made cocktails to match the items on the menu, Palaka Beach Bar Resto, offers mouthwatering burgers in Siargao.
With great food and a great atmosphere, this is a must-find spot to taste some of the best food in Siargao.
Open daily from 8 am – 11:45 pm.
WHERE TO EAT IN SIARGAO FOR DINNER
After a busy day, traveling, surfing, exploring and lounging on the beach, dinner is your chance to relax, unwind, enjoy some drinks and most importantly savor some delicious local cuisine.
General Luna and the surrounding area is filled with some of the best places to eat in Siargao and these are some of my favorites;
KALINAW RESORT RESTAURANT
With an Italian/ European twist to the menu, Kalinaw Resort Restaurant boasts arguably the best pizza on the Siargao Island. If you’re a pizza lover like myself, you definitely want to add this joint to your list of where to eat in Siargao!
Offering breathtaking views, a relaxed and romantic atmosphere, this is the perfect restaurant in Siargao to enjoy your evening meal while watching the sun go down.
The prices are a little higher at Kalinaw Restaurant, but the service, food and views are worth the price tag.
With a great range of pasta, pizza and seafood on the menu as well as offering vegan and vegetarian options this is one of the best places to eat in Siargao for dinner!
Open daily from early morning till late.
Located in General Luna at the Kermit Surf Resort, this is an exceptional spot for dinner in Siargao and not to be missed during your visit to the island
Serving a mix of Italian and local cuisine, the food, although a little more expensive, is of the highest standard.
With a large, open, traditional pizza oven, this restaurant in Siargao has a relaxed beach style feel while serving high-quality local produce including fresh seafood and a range of pasta dishes as well as vegan and vegetarian options.
Looking out into the palm trees and sand, this is highly rated as one of the best restaurants in Siargao.
Open daily from early morning till late.
This seafood and grill is another pone of the most top-rated restaurants in Siargao. Located in the center of General Luna, enjoy the gorgeous views out to the ocean for the perfect sunset viewing while enjoying your meal.
With a relaxed, wooden, white and blue décor, Catch Restaurant Siargao offers an outstanding menu for anyone wanting to try the fresh, local seafood, while the menu also boasts fantastic grill and vegetarian options to cater to any traveler’s needs.
The price for the standard of food is outstanding and affordable for most budgets, making this a must-visit when searching for where to eat in Siargao.
Open daily from 11 am – 11 pm.
THE SMOKING JOINT BBQ SIARGAO
This lovely BBQ restaurant in Siargao is the perfect chill-out spot at the end of the day!
Very well priced and with beachfront seating, they serve a range of American style BBQ, local seafood items and a selection of vegetarian options as well as nice cold local beer.
Located in General Luna as part of Chillout, this restaurant is very well priced, suiting all budgets and well worth a visit if you want a more chilled and relaxed end to your day in Siargao.
Open Wednesday to Monday from 9 am – 11:45 pm.
Last but not least on this list of Siargao restaurants to try when searching for where to eat in Siargao is Zicatela!
Highly rated as one of the best places to eat in Siargao for Mexican food, this Siargao restaurant is located just north of General Luna along Tourism Road.
Styled in a traditional looking Mexican building with traditional Mexican interiors this is perfect for something a little different when looking for where to eat in Siargao.
With traditional Mexican menus and vegetarian options, this restaurant in Siargao offers a great atmosphere, friendly staff and great tequila! A great place to eat in Siargao that is not to be missed!
Open daily from early morning till late.
WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO
General Luna is the place to be when it comes to finding the best places to stay Siargao! General Luna has hundreds of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay in Siargao to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Nay Palad Hideaway Villas
Nay Palad Hideaway offers the perfect ‘island resort vibe’ that you may be seeking for your visit to Siargao. Choose either a sea view or a garden view luxurious room, take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool and enjoy your very own private palm tree fringed beach! On top of this, resort guests can make use of the complimentary paddleboards, surfboards, kayaks, bicycles and even jump on board an island hopping tour.
Luxury: Isla Cabana Resort
An awesome 4-star resort located in General Luna on the beachfront. Isla Cabana boasts an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and sun terrace that looks out over the Pacific Ocean. These private villas come fitted with king-sized beds, an en suite bathroom, air-conditioning, cable TV, fridge and sitting area. Book a treatment at the in-house spa or make use of the free activities available such as snorkeling, kayaking, fishing or cycling.
Mid Range: Sunset Bay Beach Villas
Sunset Bay provides beachside villas that are comfortable and peaceful, overlooking the Philippine Sea. The famous Cloud 9 surf break is just a few minutes walk away. The villas are air-conditioned with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, kitchen, fridge and stovetop. Perfect for solo travellers or couples.
Mid Range: Kokai Resort
Nestled within lush gardens, you’ll get the ultimate jungle vibes here at Kokai Resort. There is a sun terrace, in-house restaurant, free wifi and motorbike rental available. Kokai Resort has both dorms and private bungalows on offer, perfect for those who are traveling on a budget.
Budget: Secret Spot Siargao
I personally stayed at Secret Spot Siargao and I can’t recommend this place enough. The Secret Spot Siargao Hostel features an upstairs dormitory with 20 comfortable beds, downstairs bathrooms, spacious living area, fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor chill zone, free wifi and hanging hammocks in the garden.
Budget: Balay Hayahay Hostel
Balay Hayahay is a budget-friendly hostel centrally located in General Luna. There are dorm rooms and private rooms available in tee-pee style bamboo huts just minutes walk to the beach. This hostel also features a shared kitchen and chill-out zone with hammocks. The perfect place to stay with friends or for solo travelers.
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BEST THINGS TO DO IN SIARGAO
Siargao Island was recently awarded for being the BEST island in the world (2018/2019) and since then, it has now become the most popular island in the Philippines!
There are so many epic things to do in Siargao including white sand beaches, world-class surf breaks, unique cave pools, palm tree rope swings, island hopping and much more!
Siargao is an island that is almost completely covered in coconut palm trees and surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters, making it a ‘hard to beat’ tropical destination.
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Magpupungko Rock Pools
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BEST TIME TO VISIT SIARGAO
The peak tourist season in Siargao is in the dry season which is between the months of March and October. The off-peak season in Siargao is during the wet season which is generally between November and February.
For surfers visiting Siargao Island the best months for surfing is during the swell season which is August through to November.
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BEST SIARGAO TOURS
Siargao Island Hopping Tour
Spend the day island hopping between three tropical islands known as Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, just a short boat trip off the coast of General Luna in Siargao. All this for less than $30 USD.
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Siargao Land Tour
The Siargao Land Tour is the best way to see the Siargao hotspots in one day. Visit the Coconut Tree Viewpoint in the morning, followed by the Palm Tree Rope Swing, Magpupungko Rock Pools and ending at the famous Sugba Lagoon! All this for less than $30 USD.
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Sohoton Cove Tour
Sohoton Cove is a must-do day trip during your visit to Siargao! The tour includes a full day of island hopping to Sohoton Cove, Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, with lunch. All this for less than $45 USD.
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Sugba Lagoon Tour
Sugba Lagoon offers an unforgettable experience at one of the bluest lagoons you will ever see! The tour includes a full day of island hopping to Sugba Lagoon, Kawhagan Island and Pamomoan Island, with lunch. All this for less than $20 USD.
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Corregidor Island Tour
Corregidor Island is a dreamy tropical paradise just off the coast of General Luna in Siargao. Explore the grassy hills and colorful coral reefs on Corregidor Island before island-hopping to Naked Island, Daku Island and Guyam Island, including lunch. All of this for less than $40 USD.
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SIARGAO TRANSPORTATION – GETTING AROUND
The best way to get around Siargao island is on a scooter. The cost for a scooter rental is around 300-400 pesos per day or for a monthly rental you’ll get a cheaper rate of 200-300 pesos per day.
Most Siargao accommodations will be more than happy to help you to organise a scooter rental for your time spent on Siargao island.
Petrol can be found on the side of the road out the front of small local houses/businesses in the majority of the main villages on Siargao. Petrol is sold in 1-litre glass bottles for 60 pesos per bottle.
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WHAT TO PACK FOR SIARGAO
Everyday Backpack: One of the best backpacks on the market! The Nomatic 20L Backpack is perfect for on the go adventures. Featuring multiple storage spaces for valuables, drink bottles, chargers, notebooks and more. This sleek backpack was designed for you.
Universal Power Adapter: Don’t leave home without one! I highly recommend getting this Universal Power Adapter so that you are able to charge all of your electronics when you’re on the road. Compatible in Asia, UK, Europe, Africa, USA, SA and Australia.
Hidden Money Belt: I never go on a trip without one! The best thing is they are always out of sight, hidden beneath your clothing. With RFID blocking, they are perfectly designed to keep your credit cards, cash and other valuables safe when you’re out adventuring!
Waterproof Phone Case: A waterproof phone case is a must-have item! This universal case will keep your phone safe from water damage, sand and scratches during your adventures. Suitable for all smartphone models.
Portable Charger: One of the best portable chargers on the market! The Anker Power Bank keeps your phone and accessories charged on those longer adventures. Featuring 2 USB charging ports, rechargeable battery, works with iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Oppo and Android.
Microfibre Travel Towel: To pack a towel or not to pack a towel? A standard bathroom towel can take up a lot of space in your travel bag. Get your hands on a quick-dry Microfibre Travel Towel which is perfect for the beach, backpacking, camping and general traveling.
Rain Jacket: A light-weight rain jacket is an absolute must when traveling! North Face waterproof rain jackets come in both men and women sizes, featuring a breathable mesh lining and adjustable hood that can be tucked away inside the collar.
Kindle: The best alternative for books! Kindle e-readers are perfect for long haul flights, reading on the beach or a quiet evening away from the bars. Kindle’s are waterproof with rechargeable batteries and adjustable light settings to suit indoor/outdoor conditions.
Packing Cubes: My favorite item in my backpack! Perfect for organizing your shirts, pants, jackets, socks, underwear and more. This 5 Set Packing Cubes makes packing easier and more efficient, adding extra space in your bag for your next trip.
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MY CAMERA GEAR
Everyday Camera: The most affordable mirrorless camera on the market! I personally use the Sony A7ii Mirrorless Camera on all of my adventures. It’s compact, lightweight and super easy to use for all levels of photography. A 28-70mm Sony lens is also included.
Drone Camera: Take your photography to new heights! The DJI Mavic Pro 2 Drone is at the top of the game when it comes to high-quality images and video, easy to control functions and traveler-friendly capabilities. I guarantee you won’t regret purchasing one.
GoPro Hero 8: One of the most popular cameras on the planet! I love using the GoPro Hero 8 for all of my underwater shots and fast-paced adventures. The GoPro Hero 8 captures the best moments with its wide range of functions that are very simple to use!
Camera Bag: My favorite camera bag I have ever owned! The Lowepro Protactic 450 AW II Camera Bag features a waterproof rain cover, drink bottle holder, padded compartments for cameras, drones, lenses, accessories and it also has a laptop pocket.
Selfie Stick: Everyone loves a good selfie, right!? The Sandmarc Metal Edition Selfie Stick is sleek, stylish and can extend to 1.2m. I find it much easier to take photos and videos with the GoPro when it is mounted to the Sandmarc Selfie Stick!
Camera Tripod: The Joby GorillaPod is suitable for all cameras. This tripod is easy to use and perfect for setting up a time-lapse video or even using it as a selfie stick. The legs are flexible so you can wrap it around a tree or a pole to get creative with your shot.
GoPro Dome: Have you ever wanted to capture those under/over water shots with the GoPro? This epic underwater GoPro dome housing is the best camera accessory to have to create the perfect 50/50 shot. I use mine every time I am in the ocean!
Memory Card: The best thing about SanDisk Extreme Pro is that it delivers maximum speed for images and videos. Having 64GB of storage means that you can store hundreds of files on this SD card for 2-3 days and not have to worry about running out of space.
External Hard Drive: As a photographer, my images and video files take up a lot of space on my MacBook so I use the WD Elements External Hard Drive to store everything. With 4TB worth of storage space, this is more than enough for 1 year worth of content.
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I hope this Where To Eat In Siargao guide finds you well and if you have any questions about Siargao Restaurants or Siargao Cafes, please don’t hesitate to leave me a comment below and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
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