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Plaza Area

Plaza Area, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (23 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Filipino, Fast Food, Asian
Plaza Area, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed May 28, 2017

Nice place to eat, cheap food and delicious. Empanada with longanisa, egg and veggie! also try the ukoy! I already had 2 empanadas and ended up taking out 2 more.. definitely be back on this place again.

Thank Jkrose69
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I was happy to see many people eating to their hearts' delight the local food of Ilocano empanada, ukoy, barbecue, and sinanglao soup. However, the Vigan City government should be more conscious of keeping the place clean. Also, they can provide better tables and benches....More

Thank Malou B
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Arrive early in the morning we ordered sinanglao soup. Did not like the looks of it because it looks like a boiled chunks of beef, just tasted the soup then went to our hotel. Came back for lunch because they have the BEST empanada. I...More

Thank lakbayan
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This place, in the afternoon, has food vendors cooking delicious food from barbecues,to the famous Ilocos empanada, so good and delicious at a reasonable price.

Thank melipine1029
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is where all locals go to get their famous empanadas and ukoys. You have not been to Vigan if you have not eaten your empanadas here. As an advice to people like me, who is a semi - germophobe, carry around your own fork...More

Thank acer1119
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Still serving the best empanada and okoy in the world. Hot and cheap! But hopefully they can have more cold drinks to go with it.

Thank weddingfan
Reviewed October 28, 2016

It was, hands down, the best empanada I've tasted throughout my 4 days Ilocos Tour. It was fresh, they would cook it in front of you, and it was cheap. The okoy was great as well.

Thank Joana B
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Of course! Who wouldn't fall for the crunchy, savory, sumptuous empanada and okoy! It's okay cheat-day for those in diet, the taste is all worth-it! Your Vigan Adventure is not complete without having lotsa bites of these! Just a tip. Third shop starting from the...More

Thank RainGwenneth
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The plaza has food to offer to tourist that is a taste of the real Ilokano food than what we usually find in Manila. Very affordable yet authentic and really good food.We stopped over here for lunch before heading back to Manila and since we...More

Thank Trixie F
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I have my experience here as good. With lots of stalls offering the basically, the same fare, but different touches. And nice view of the plaza and the old buildings around it.

Thank Rex Rafael C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Area, Vigan, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Ilocos Region  >  Ilocos Sur Province  >  Vigan
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