Aside from the water and nature activities, one of the best things to do in Subic is going on a food trip! Various dining options are scattered around the central business district and along the port area. From seafood and local specialties to Asian fusion and Western fare — Subic’s food scene is sure to stimulate your appetite!
Before heading to Subic, take note of the latest travel guidelines and list down these restaurants that should be on your itinerary!
Meat Plus Cafe
There’s no better first stop for meat lovers than Meat Plus Cafe! This restaurant is already a fixture in Subic, being established in 1997, and it’s the go-to for affordable premium steaks.
Location: 6 Sampson Rd, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Perfect for adventurous eaters, Pirates Bistro offers American comfort food in huge servings, and its meat platters are crowd-favorites. It is situated right next to Alava Wharf, whose huge cargo ships enhance the pirate theme.
Location: 532 Waterfront Rd, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Be ready to take your cameras out as Teppan 101’s hibachi chef throw a jaw-dropping, fiery teppanyaki exhibition! Among the restaurant’s Asian-fusion dishes, the surf and turf offerings are a must-try.
Location: G/F La Terraza Building, 1131 Palm St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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For Japanese food cravings, Chef Samurai offers generously served dishes at reasonable prices. Enjoy a wide menu selection, from classics like sushi, ramen, and tempura to modern maki creations.
Location: Raymundo St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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With its fine dining ambiance and bay scenery, Rali’s Restaurant is an excellent choice for romantic and intimate dining. Beautifully plated European and Mediterranean dishes are completed by a glass of wine and a view of the sunset.
Location: Malawaan Park, Argonaut Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Sakura is a well-loved Japanese-owned restaurant, featuring a diverse menu and nicely stocked shelves of Japanese liquor. The restaurant is spacious and also has VIP rooms for more intimate gatherings.
Location: Lot 5, Time Square Bldg. Rizal Highway cor. Sta. Rita Rd., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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For Asian comfort food, Cocolime is the place to be. The house specialty is sweet pineapple fried rice, best paired with specialties from the grill like Thai chicken BBQ or grilled seafood.
Location: Across Times Square, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Texas Joe’s House of Ribs
For those with a carnivorous appetite, Texas Joe’s House of Ribs boasts hickory-smoked BBQ meats that are “never boiled” and “never dipped in liquid smoke.” What you get is flavorful, juicy, and extra tender meats all the way to the bone!
Location: Waterfront Rd. cor. Mckinley St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Slabs Diner and Steakhouse
For more meaty indulgence, Slabs Diner’s dry-aged steaks are not to be missed. The restaurant has spacious interiors and a pleasant ambiance that will surely add to the enjoyment of its American comfort food selections.
Location: Global Promenade Bldg. Scheley Rd. cor. Sampson Rd., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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Xtremely Xpresso Cafe
Xtremely Xpresso Cafe is a European-inspired homegrown cafe with a casual and laidback ambiance. It’s the perfect stop to freshen up with good Italian coffee or fill up with comfort food like pasta, sandwiches, and rice meals.
Location: #1 Dewey Ave. cor. Sta. Rita Rd., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
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*Featured image via Rali’s Restaurant, Xtremely Expresso Cafe, Slabs Diner and Steakhouse