10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Mactan

As the old adage goes, the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, well, as cliché as it may sound, I actually believe this is entirely true.

I mean, who wouldn’t be delighted to have a pleasurable meal when they are with their loved ones? However, it takes time preparing for a fancy date night as it involves excellent service, alluring atmosphere and of course, delicious food.

It’s now very fortunate for us and especially the Oponganons, as they need not to travel afar anymore to have a sensuous spot for date night. Lapu-Lapu City has a collection of romantic restaurants that will surely have your heart.

1. The Cove Live Seafood Restaurant at Bluewater Maribago

One of the city’s hidden gems – the Cove Live Seafood Restaurant. Aside from serving the freshest of the fresh seafood cuisines, it comes with a picturesque view of the beach.

  • Cuisines: Seafood
  • Operating hours: 11AM to 3PM, 6PM to 10PM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 402-4100
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Bluewater Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City — 20-30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

The Cove Menu:

2. Azure Beach Club

Azure Beach Club allows guests to dine al fresco with a breath-taking view of the nature’s charms. With a fine selection of brilliantly done cocktails, lip-smacking cuisines, and cozy ambiance, this place is truly perfect for romantic rendezvous.

  • Cuisines: Asian
  • Operating hours: 10:30AM to 2AM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 401 9980
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Beach front or poolside of Crimson Hotel

Azure Menu:

3. Scape Skydeck

The restaurant offers a gorgeous atmosphere and panoramic view of the Mactan channel.

  • Cuisines: International
  • Operating hours: 11AM to 2PM, 5PM to 12MN (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Contact number: (032) 494-0898, 0942-000-7915
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Roof Deck, Azon Residences, M. L. Quezon National Highway, Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City

Scape Skydeck Menu:

4. Marina Seaview

Located near the Island Central Mactan, Marina Seaview, this place is one of the finest spots for a romantic meal. It serves mouth-watering dishes at a reasonable price, list of first-rate wines, and a live band which makes the “date night” more perfect.

  • Cuisines: Seafood, Filipino, American
  • Operating hours: 11AM to 11PM daily
  • Contact number: 0932-417-5150 / 0915-008-8518
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: MEPZ 1, Brgy. Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City — beside Cebu Yacht Club in Mactan near Island Central Mall, 1-2 hours away from the city.

Marina Seaview Menu:

5. SALT Bar at BE Resort Mactan

How about a seafood buffet feast by the beach? Enjoy delectable food with different themes every night at BE Resort Mactan.

  • Cuisines: Asian
  • Operating hours: 6AM to 12MN daily
  • Contact number: (032) 236-8888 / 495-7888
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: BE Resort, Punta Engano, Lapu-Lapu City — 20-30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

SALT Bar Menu:

6. Cowrie Cove Seafood Bar

This fancy restaurant is a show-stopper! Located at Shangrila’s Mactan Resport and Spa, it is best known for its best-tasting seafood dishes and high-class cocktail bar which customers can devour under a canopy of stars.

  • Cuisines: Seafood
  • Operating hours: 6AM to 10PM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 231-0288
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Punta Engano, Lapu-Lapu City — 20-30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

Cowrie Cove Menu:

7. Abaca Restaurant Nest

Aside from the fact that this restaurant is just a walking distance from the famous BE Resorts Mactan, Abaca Restaurant Nest is also known for its flashing fine dining set-up, their vegan-friendly food selections and excellent wine list.

  • Cuisines: Filipino
  • Operating hours: 7AM to 10:30PM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 495-3461 / 236-0311
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Abaca Boutique Resort and Restaurant, Punta Engano, Lapu-Lapu City — 20-30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

Abaca Menu:

8. Kalachuchi Fusion Cuisine & Grill Restaurant

Kalachuchi Fusion Cuisine is a garden-lounge diner which offers a fine dining quality. It serves beautifully crafted Filipino and Asian cuisines.

  • Cuisines: Filipino, Asian, Taiwanese
  • Operating hours: 4:30PM to 1AM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 492-1977
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City — 30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

Kalachuchi Menu:

9. The Sails at Movenpick

Another favorite is The Sails, this place offers live cooking stations, fresh salad bar and tasty food selections. It is also known as one of the restaurants which offers best breakfast buffets in Cebu.

  • Cuisines: Japanese, American, Italian, Filipino, Korean, Chinese
  • Operating hours: 6:30AM to 10:30AM, 11:30AM to 2:30PM, 6:30PM to 10:30PM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 492-7777
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: Movenpick Hotel & Resort, Punta Engano, Lapu-Lapu City — 20-30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

The Sails Menu:

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10. A Mesa Seafood + Tapas Bar

This restaurant is famous for its two-themed setting – one that offers bountiful seafood cuisines and another which offers lip-smacking Spanish dishes.

  • Cuisines: Spanish, Seafood
  • Operating hours: 11AM to 3AM (the next day) daily
  • Contact number: (032) 411-0247
  • Social: Facebook Page
  • Location: 3/F Jinju Square, M.L. Quezon National Highway, Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City — 30 minutes away from Mactan Airport.

A Mesa Menu:

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