Ang Lechon Manok ni Sr. Pedro
This is probably one of the most popular lechon manok places in the city. It is not easy to overlook the long line of people waiting their turn to buy the lechon manok of Ang Lechon Manok ni Sr. Pedro. In some places where you see a row of stores selling lechon manok, Ang Lechon Manok ni Sr. Pedro stands out in the crowd. You will notice a long line of customers all going to their stall. Ang Lechon Manok ni Sr. Pedro was established by Peter Uniabia in 1992 and is currently one of the preferred places where Cebuanos buy lechon manok.
Joules Lechon Manok is another lechon manok place in the city that has attracted the attention of the chicken-loving Cebuanos. The store was established in December 1996 and has a good following among the residents of the city. While the place is somewhat out of the way for those living in the uptown and downtown areas, people still make the effort in getting to the place just to have the chance to taste their uniquely-tasty lechon manok.
Chooks to Go is a part of the Bounty Fresh Group Corporation. Their tagline, “Masarap Kahit Walang Sauce!,” says it all. The chicken served by the store does not require any sauce since the chicken is already infused with the flavor that gives it its unique taste. The company currently has numerous branches all over the country.
Another place that has captured the taste buds of Cebuanos is Andok's. While the company was established in 1985 in Quezon City, the first store in Cebu was set up in Mabolo in 2002. The Mabolo store was initially a takeout counter before it eventually expanded to offer a dining area for its customers.
Kusina ni Nasing is a homegrown hole-in-the-wall place located along V. Rama Avenue, Cebu City. The store was initially a takeout counter before Marelyn Chua decided to convert it into an eatery. She was surprised by the warm welcome in the market after she opened the eatery as customers went to the store to have a taste of their menu items.