One of the newest hole-in-the-wall restaurants to open its doors in the Queen City of the South is located in Guadalupe, Cebu City. The Thray is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant specializing in seafood and steaks. It is the first medieval-themed restaurant in Cebu. Its decorations evoke scenes of a tavern during the medieval period. The place has a limited seating capacity with only three large tables and a counter for seven people.
Kayu: Kitchen + Bar is another new hole-in-the-wall restaurant that started serving fusion dishes to Cebuanos around a year ago. Under the direction of Chef “Izzy” Francis Sy, the place is gradually making a name for itself in the culinary landscape of Cebu. The modern fusion cuisine of the restaurant is the product of the creativity and imagination of the chef, whose passion for the culinary arts started when he was still young.
Growing up in a family that loves to bake, it is not surprising that Marisse Alvarez-Sy would eventually open up her own bakeshop. She wanted a place that is not quite commercialized to give her guests the feeling of getting away from the stress of city life. When the space at 32 Sanson Drive became available, Marisse decided to open her shop there with the full support of her husband.
Crossing the Mactan Channel will bring you to Lapu-Lapu City where some hole-in-the-wall places are located. A salad bar, café, and restaurant rolled into one, Bella’s Bites Soups and Salads serves Italian-inspired dishes to pique the taste buds of their guests. The place uses organic ingredients to produce their fresh salads, hearty soups, and delectable pastas and risottos.
The homey atmosphere of Isidra Comfort Cantina is one of the things that keep people coming back for more. In addition, the restaurant also offers mouthwatering dishes at a reasonable price. The place serves a good selection of Filipino and international dishes to the delight of their guests. In addition, they also offer an eat-all-you-can lunch buffet at a reasonable price.
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