10 Best Filipino Restaurants To Try In Pampanga

There’s plenty to do and eat in Pampanga, but there’s nothing the province does better than Filipino food. As the Culinary Capital of the Philippines, the gastronomic destination offers a dizzying array of local gourmet gems, from innovative fusion restaurants to mouthwatering sisig spots. Here, we offer our picks of the top Filipino restaurants in Pampanga for your next foodie road trip.



SOUQ Pampanga (San Fernando)

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Savor deconstructed Filipino food in a captivating Middle Eastern-inspired setting at SOUQ Pampanga. The glam restaurant is a must-visit for elevated Kapampangan cuisine, with tasty dishes like Pasta sa Taba ng Alimango, Crispy Pansit Tagalog with Lechon Kawali, and Crab Rice.

Address: Lazatin Blvd., San Fernando, Pampanga
Service Hours: Daily, 11 AM to 9 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Aling Lucing Sisig (Angeles)

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You can’t visit Pampanga without having at least one sisig meal. Aling Lucing Sisig is widely recognized as the home of the first sisig—Aling Lucing is even called the “Sisig Queen”—so it’s a fantastic choice for this beloved dish.

Address: Glaciano Valdez St., Brgy. Agapito del Rosario, Angeles, Pampanga
Service Hours: Daily, 9 AM to 9 PM
Website: Facebook



Apag Marangle (Guagua)

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At Apag Marangle, travelers get to try authentic Kapampangan food, including exotic dishes like betute (deep-fried frog) or pritong itik (fried duck). Other flavorful favorites include Pork Humba (pork stew) and Kapampangan Relyenong Bangus (stuffed milkfish). The main branch in Guagua is a pleasant open-air dining spot that’s perfect for families and large groups.

Address: JASA, San Juan Nepomuceno-Dalan Betis Road, Guagua, Pampanga
Service Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 8 AM to 8 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



25 Seeds (Angeles)

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Sample farm-to-table Kapampangan cuisine at Café Fleur, a dining spot at Angeles Heritage District by Chef Sau del Rosario. Set inside the 1920s Dycaico Ancestral House, the restaurant serves dishes like Tamales Pampangueña, Sisig Paella, and Crispy Pork Belly Truffle-Macadamia Kare-Kare.

Address: 343 Santo Rosario St., Angeles, Pampanga
Service Hours: Monday to Thursday, 11 AM to 8 PM; Friday to Sunday, 11 AM to 9 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Abe’s Farm (Magalang)

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A B&B-restaurant at the foothills of Mt. Arayat, Abe’s Farm is a relaxed dining destination with a menu full of Kapampangan specialties like Spicy Sizzling Sisig Pampanga, Arobung Kamaru (farm crickets), and Crispy Tadyang. It houses a museum displaying the works of writer, artist, and Magalang native Emilio “Abe” Aguilar Cruz. Guests of the bed and breakfast can also indulge in spa services.

Address: 98 Livestock Village, Brgy. Ayala, Magalang, Pampanga
Service Hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 10 AM to 5 PM; Friday, 10 AM to 8 PM; Saturday to Sunday, 8 AM to 8 PM
Website:, Facebook



Bale Dutung (Angeles)

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Chef Claude Tayag and his wife takes Kapampangan cuisine to a new level with Bale Dutung. The renowned restaurant offers private dining experiences, putting local specialties in the spotlight with exquisitely prepared tasting menus. Reservations are required.

Address: Paul Ave., Angeles, Pampanga
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Bale Capampangan (San Fernando)

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Hungry diners will enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet spread at Bale Capampangan. The homegrown restaurant is an excellent place to sample all kinds of local classics, including Paco Salad, Adobong Balut, Sisig Babi, and Pata Tim.

Address: McArthur Highway, San Fernando, Pampanga
Service Hours: Daily, 10 AM to 7 PM
Website: Facebook



Historic Camalig Restaurant

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You don’t usually think of pizza when it comes to Filipino food, but this province makes the Italian dish their own with Pampanga-style pizza pies. Found in a century-old grain depot, Historic Camalig Restaurant is among the best pizza restaurants in Pampanga. Most notably, the special Armando Pizza is a must-try. Other Kapampangan dishes are also available.

Address: Camalig Square, Angeles, Pampanga
Service Hours: Daily, 11:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Website: Facebook



Mila’s Tokwa’t Baboy (Angeles)

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Mila’s Tokwa’t Baboy is one of the best places in the province for sisig and, of course, tokwa’t baboy (tofu and pork). Although it’s simple and unassuming, it’s a tourist favorite for Pinoy dishes. Make sure you come early for a table at this popular eatery.

Address: 195 San Andres St., Angeles, Pampanga
Service Hours: Daily, 8 AM to 8 PM
Website: Facebook, Instagram



Denlim’s Restaurant (San Fernando)

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Make the most of your time in the culinary capital of the Philippines with a gastronomic adventure at the modern yet homey Denlim’s Restaurant. The private dining space dishes out a special degustation menu of some of Chef Dennis Lim’s most beloved home-cooked meals, like the showstopping Pugon Liempo Wrap. Tip: make your reservations way ahead of time as the waiting list can be very long at Denlim’s. Reservations required.

Address: Maharlika St., San Fernando, Pampanga
Website: Facebook, Instagram



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*Featured photo via SOUQ Pampanga, 25 Seeds, and Abe’s Farm Facebook pages