Restaurants Serving International Cuisine in Bacolod
Got a hankering for some international cuisine in Bacolod? Don’t ya worry, we got you covered. We have some good restaurants here serving authentic foreign cuisine, not the fusion ones. Here are some of them and their specialties. For my complete list of homegrown Bacolod restaurants and cafes, visit this link.
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Red House Taiwan Shabu Shabu
Red House Taiwan Shabu Shabu serves only that – shabu shabu. Located at corner San Sebastian-Lacson Streets, Bacolod City. It occupies the corner lot and is one of the biggest Bacolod restaurants. Open daily for lunch and dinner, cash only. Tel. No. 432-1588.
Rau-Ram Vietnamese Cafe
If you are craving for authentic Vietnamese cuisine, Rau-Ram Vietnamese Cafe is the place to be. Formerly known as Saigon Garden Cafe, they now have a bigger place at Prk. Marapara 1 Zone 2, Brgy. Bata, Bacolod, just across their old Bacolod restaurant. Open from Monday to Sunday, from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. Tel. No. (034) 708-9036. Specialties are Pho Bo, Bun Thit Nuong salad, fried rice, sandwiches, and Vietnamese coffee.
Fogo Grill specializes in Latin American fare. Try their entrees like carne asado, carnitas, and seafood cataplana plus the nachos, beef burrito, and quesadilla. On Wednesdays, they have roast pork carving night. Located at the ground floor, O Residences, Lacson Street, Mandalagan, Bacolod. Tel. No. (0999) 816-9321. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 10pm.
Tyrol Restaurant is an Austrian-German restaurant in Bacolod. It is run by German chefs who are the instructors at the Bacolod Culinary Academy (BACA). They are famous for their platters of schnitzel, sausages, and vegetables. . They have a collection of wines and imported beers, too. Located at the Mayfair Residences, 12th-Lacson Streets, Bacolod City. Tel. No. (034) 703-1878. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Inaka Japanese Restaurant
Inaka Japanese Restaurant is the oldest among Bacolod restaurants serving Japanese food. It is fun to sit around the misono table and watch the cook prepare meals. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, they have an eat all you can buffet. Inaka is located at 21st-Lacson St., Bacolod. Tel. No. 434-4045.
Mai Pao Dimsum Restaurant
Mai Pao Dimsum Restaurant is a Chinese fusion restaurant at the VSB Bldg, corner 6th-Lacson St., Bacolod City owned by celebrity chef JP Anglo. They have great dimsum selections, healthy foods (without MSG), and their South Beach Diet program. Open for lunch and dinner. Tel. No. (034) 433 8090.
Fafi’s Fusion specializes in Singapore Chilli Crab and other Asian delicacies. If you go there for the Chilli crab, call beforehand at 0915-2045944. Located at Deck #5, The Boxes by the Marketplace. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 5pm to 12mn.
Korean Grill Bacolod
Korean Grill Bacolod serves authentic Korean food in a casual dining setting. This is another of homegrown Bacolod restaurants but with Korean owners. They are located at B.S. Aquino (beside Pearl Manor). Specialties are Samgyeopsal, Kimbop, Dak Galbi, and Haemul Pajeon. Open daily from 12nn to 10pm.
Kimstaurant serves authentic Korean cuisine. I love their bibimbap, bulgogi, beef stew, and the jjampong (spicy seafood noodle soup). Open for lunch and dinner. Located at the 2nd floor, Mayfair Plaza, 14th-Lacson St., Bacolod City.
Kuidaore Yakiniku Restaurant
Kuidaore Yakiniku Restaurant has quality meats for their yakiniku. They also have many different kinds of sushi, sashimi, and other cooked dishes. Located at the Paseo Verde Building, Lacson St., Mandalagan. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Tel. No. (034) 431 4464.
EastBite Restaurant has different Asian street food specialties. Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:00 am-10:00 pm. On Sundays, they start serving at 4:00 pm. Located at the East Walk near Panasiatic Building 2 and New Government Center Bacolod.
Izumi Japanese Kitchen
A small Bacolod restaurant serving authentic Japanese cuisine is Izumi Japanese Kitchen. Their ramen is their specialty. Located at Nolan Bldg., B.S. Aquino Drive, Bacolod City. Open daily from 10am-10pm.
Beni’s Gelato at the Art District, Mandalagan, Bacolod City is a gem for gelato lovers. They are open daily, from 12 noon to 10 pm. They do have longer hours on weekends. Visit them at Miren Desserts.
Spice Kitchen serves Tex-Mex-Mediterranean fusion cuisine. Located at the King Car Wash compound at Lacson Extension, Bacolod City. Their usual shawarma and quesadillas are available in malunggay wraps. Bestsellers are burritos, shawarmas, chimichanga, chicken wings, kebabs, baby back ribs, and Korean rice bowls. No air conditioning. Open daily from 7am to 6pm.
Big Daddy’s Diner
Big Daddy’s Diner is the only All-American dining joint among Bacolod restaurants. Best bets would be the steaks, barbecued ribs with the distinct smoky American flavor, pizzas, and burgers! Located at Door #1, East Walk, Circumferential Road (across Hi-Strip 4), Bacolod City. Open for lunch and dinner.
The Market Pub
Meanwhile, The Market Pub is a small European-style gastropub that serves a simple menu of Europe’s favorites. They have different variants of paella, sausages, gambas, calamares, and salads. They have several brands of Italian wines and local and imported beers. Located at The Marketplace at Villa Angela, Circumferential Road (beside the NGC), Bacolod City. Open daily from lunch to after midnight.
Hat Trick Sports Grill
Hat Trick Sports Grill is a sports bar. Enjoy American favorites like Wagyu burger, different flavored chicken wings, and nachos. It has faux stadium lights and fake grass. Located at The Marketplace at Villa Angela, Circumferential Road (beside the NGC), Bacolod City. Open daily for lunch until after midnight.
Among Bacolod restaurants, Apollo Chinese Restaurant is the longest-serving Chinese restaurant in Bacolod. Their main restaurant is at Hilado St., Capitol Shopping Center and they have branches at 888 Chinatown Square, Lopue’s East, Goldenfields Commercial Center, and Paseo Verde.
L’Kaisei Japanese Restaurant
Another favorite restaurant of ours is L’Kaisei Restaurant. Affordable, you easily get your fix for Japanese food. Their main restaurant is at 10th-Lacson St. but they also have a branch at SM City Bacolod south wing. Our favorites here are their California Maki, Sukiyaki, Udon, and Kani Salad.
Golden of Fortune Chinese Restaurant
Golden of Forture Chinese Restaurant is a family favorite. We come here for their lauriat meals during special occasions. They are open daily for lunch and dinner. My personal favorites are their prawn salad and birthday misua. Located at Luxur Place, corner Lacson-Magsaysay Sts. Now with newly renovated function rooms and restrooms.
These are just some of the homegrown restaurants serving international cuisine in Bacolod. For a complete list of Bacolod restaurants, please visit this link.