NORTHERN MINDANAO – One dish is more than enough to make your travels unforgettable. You can complete your Northern Mindanao experience by trying these five local establishments.

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Cafe sa Bukid (Lantapan, Bukidnon)

With various vibrant cafe themes popping up in the cities, a place that gives you nature’s beauty will surely be a different experience. Cafe sa Bukid is a place for you if you’re looking for a breath of fresh air. Located in Kibangay, Lantapan, Malaybalay, Bukidnon, the café is surrounded by nature. With its wooden accents and interior design, it gives off a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for those who want to enjoy their coffee or even a freshly squeezed carrot juice by the mountains!

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Main Cafe | Brgy. Kibangay, Lantapan, Bukidnon 

                   Opens daily 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Malaybalay Branch | Luminton St., Sumpong, Malaybalay, Bukidnon

                                  Opens daily 9:00am – 9:00pm 

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Not a fan of the scenic mountain? How about a cafe near the serene beach? PuntaIsla captivates everyone with its delicious treats, relaxing sea breeze, and the sound of waves crashing the shore. You can quench your thirst with the different flavors of its Ice Coolers or try the sandwiches while relaxing by the beach.

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            Contact Number | 0968 890 0189 

            Location | Magtajas Street, Punta Puti, Poblacion, Catarman, Camiguin

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Katakura Japanese Cuisine Restaurant 

Still saving for a trip to Japan? You don’t have to go far to try authentic Japanese food. Get a taste of Japanese dishes such as sushi, ramen, tempura, and many more in Katakura Japanese Cuisine Restaurant. 

Facebook Page | Ramen-yah Japanese Noodle and Bento 

Contact Number | 0917 190 2823 

Location | P5 Tambo Highway, Hinaplanon, Iligan City 

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Camp Sawi Restaurant

Are you having a bad day? There’s no better solution to make your  day better than to try a good food. Taste the Asian cuisine at Camp Sawi Restaurant in Calamba, Misamis Occidental. Check out their chicken, beef, pork, and seafood menu. 

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Contact Number | 0968 568 7575 

Location | P1 Southwestern Poblacion, Calamba, Misamis Occidental

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Ginama Otop Hub  

Ginama Otop Hub is a one-stop souvenir hub for quality native products from food to crafts. One of its featured products is Mang Kiko’s Cacao hot drink that can be paired with any Filipino delicacies of Ginama.

Mang Kiko’s Cacao also offers ice cream and even a brandy cocktail!

Facebook Page | Ginama Otop Hub

Contact Number | 0936 096 9351 

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Gaston Park, Rizal Street, Cagayan de Oro 

Facebook Page | Mang Kiko’s Cacao

Contact Number | 0926 965 9388 

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#105 Betty Building Hayes St., Barangay 4, Cagayan de Oro.

Don’t miss these dining destinations the next time you’re in Northern Mindanao. ♦

Date of Release: 7 March 2024