Aside from being the hometown of The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Davao City has long been known for its serene mountains, accessible beaches and a home to numerous delicacies. We have prepared a list of must-eats to help you find your way when visiting Davao City.
Whether it’s tuna, crabs, prawns, or different kinds of shells, Davao City could offer a variety of seafood products served in so many ways you can think of. One of these is the popular seafood-in-a-bag, which comes in different flavors, will surely satisfy your cravings. You can find one at Blue Post Boiling Crabs and Shrimps in Lanang which is just a few minutes away from downtown Davao.
The King of Fruits, as they call it, has got to be your number one stop when visiting Davao City. Durian season falls between August- September which happens to be the city’s grandest fiesta, the Kadayawan Festival. Fruit stands filled with durian are found everywhere in the cheapest price possible. Davao City is also blessed with the abundance of mangosteen, pomelo and lanzones.
If you are not into eating fresh durian pulp, you can try Lachi’s durian cheesecake in Marfori Heights. Also known for its delicious sansrival, Lachi’s is perfect for sweet tooths like me who craves for cakes, tortes, and other mouth-watering desserts anytime of the day.
An authentic Tausug dish in Davao. Satti is a popular food in Zamboanga but Davao City offers you the same satisfaction with the original. You can enjoy satti at Davao City’s Pers Satti Haus along the highways of Matina Pangi and Roxas Boulevard.
Suman at Tsokolate
The powerful breakfast combo, suman and tsokolate can also be found here in Davao City. You can enjoy this combo best while relaxing at the beauty of the south’s Little Baguio City, Seagull Mountain Resort along Buda Road.