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Zubuchon

One Mango Mall / Escario Central /Islands Stay Hotel Mactan | Mango Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines
32 239 5697
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Ranked #36 of 368 Restaurants in Cebu City
Price range: $4 - $8
Cuisines: Philippine
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We serve roast pig as the main dish, with nearly three dozen other Filipino dishes that are either based on roast pork, or complementary dishes. We have seafood, vegetables and fresh local fruit shakes. This is the pig that Chef and TV Host Anthony Bourdain declared as "The Best Pig, Ever!" on his No Reservations episode on the Philippines. For a taste of Filipino cuisine, in a clean, comfortable space, visit us at any of our branches in Cebu.
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Manila, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The spicy lechon belly is to die for! Be prepared to curse because it is oh so good. The skin is crispy but the meat is so soft. This is perfect to partner with atchara and white rice. I'm drooling now by writing this review.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The service was fast and the Lechon was good but the skin was not crispy enough. I think i will go back totry something else since there is a lot of choice in the menu. I went to the resaurant in escario central.

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Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had a great group meal here - we had a whole pig which was delicious. Also loved the squid stuffed with pork and the fried noodles. It's like an upmarket fast food chain with table service - but very clean and air conditioned. Good value too. Would definitely recommend a visit if you're travelling to Cebu! I think there are... More

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I ate here and I ordered the Lechon sandwich. The waiter told me thats not available. I so puzzled a lechon place with no lechon? This is what happens all over the Philippines. Yes they had lechon but not the lechon for a simple sandwich. Thats lame service. We had soup and some thing else, not a memorable dining experience

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stayed in Islands Stay in Mactan several times and there is a Zubuchon by the hotel lobby. I always my breakfast here and every food I order did not disappoint me. I love every item on the menu and I love the juices that they serve. I just wish they have a bigger serving of the juices. The price... More

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Pasig, Philippines
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I am an Anthony Bourdain fanatic. Even so, I reckon the claim that Zubuchon lechon is the best pig (or roast pork) ever is debatable. I doubt the lechon he tasted and the one I ate are the same. Don't get me wrong- Zubuchon lechon is absolutely delicious. You can taste the herbs that go into the pig. I just... More

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is one restaurant that I have been waiting to be in CDO. If you're in Cebu be sure to have a taste of Zubuchon. It's a totally different experience of an affordable lechon and definitely best in town!

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Tokyo
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Zubuchon has achieved worldwide fame after Anthony Bourdain's claim of it being "the best pig ever!" After trying it with our own tastebuds, we conclude that it does live up to its fame. We chose to go to the original restaurant branch. The place isn't really big but we got a table immediately. The service was fast, friendly and efficient.... More

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Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We brought us here because we read the reviews about the BBQ Pig, it was Cebu Exclusive Holiday Private Tour, who brought us here. Food was nice, Pig BBQ was tastety but salty also. We order for take out but when we arrive at our hotel we ate again but still salty. So we missed it in the Noodles and... More

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Manila, Philippines
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Goooooddddd lechon! Fast service by friendly staff. Affordable, yummy, clean decent place to dine in. Make sure to try the Kamias shake- it goes really well with the lechon meal. And in case you still crave for it - you can go for a last taste of it at the airport waiting/dining area.

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Address: One Mango Mall / Escario Central /Islands Stay Hotel Mactan | Mango Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines
Phone Number: 32 239 5697
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
Average Prices: USD 4 - 8
Cuisine: Philippine

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