Accessible and Affordable Samgyeopsal In The City

There are only 3 most important trends in the food world of Cebu and that is the hype of milk tea, unlimited chicken wings and, of course, the introduction of Samgyeopsal in our lives.

And to anyone who doesn’t know the magic word Samgyup, it is unlimited grilling of delicious meat. Formerly referring to grilled bacon strips, the term Samgyeop has evolved and is now the favorite word of every meat-loving Cebuano.

Deciding to eat samgyeop isn’t hard, choosing where to eat it is mind boggling. Well, don’t you worry because I might just have the list to help you decide.

Here’s the list of accessible and affordable restaurants found inside the SM Supermalls in Cebu.


There are many who would pledge loyalty to this restaurant for it is known for its affordability and credibility when it comes to Korean food, Korean grill and fine service.

One of the highlights of dining here would be to try their marinated beef and shrimp.

  • Rate: ₱399 per head – Eat & Grill All You Can
    • No leftovers (fine at P150/person)
  • Opening hours: 10AM to 9PM daily
  • Contact number: (032) 412 3357
  • Locations:
    • 2/F SM City Cebu
    • 3/F Sky Park, SM Seaside City Cebu

Seoul Korean Grill + Cuisine

If there is something that can defeat samgyeop, it’s Samgyeop paired with the infamous Korean liquor Soju. Samgyeop+Soju is the perfect combination that can be found in Seoul Korean which makes the experience not only mouth-watering but mouth-watering with a spike.

  • Rate: ₱350 per head – Unlimited Samgyeopsal
  • Contact number: 0927-039-5535
  • Location: G/F SM City Consolacion — in between Jonies and Leonas.


They have the perfect meat combo. Pork + Beef + Lamb.

If that won’t satisfy you, I don’t know what will. Their grilled lamb is supposed to be very tasty, you’d be stuffing yourself up in no time. It’s definitely a must-try.

  • Must-try: Lamujin’s famous Grilled Lamb for ₱890
  • Location: 3/F Sky Park, SM Seaside City Cebu

Tong Yang Plus

Shabu-shabu and Barbecue, Tong Yang Plus gives you the best of both worlds.

Their concept of fusion allows you to mix and add your favourites to your own shabu-shabu bowl. You just choose and grill away from their wide array of options – lean cuts of pork, chicken, beef, seafood, sausages, offal and many more.

  • Rates:
    • Weekdays Lunch: ₱538 + 5% service charge
    • Weekdays Dinner, Weekends Lunch & Dinner, Holidays: ₱638 + 5% service charge
    • Kids below 3FT: FREE
    • Kids 3FT-4FT: ₱178 + 5% service charge
    • Kids 4FT above: ₱348 + 5% service charge
  • Opening hours:
    • Mondays to Fridays
      • Lunch: 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
      • Dinner: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm 
    • Saturdays and Sundays
      • Lunch: 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
      • Dinner: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm 
  • Contact numbers: (032) 234 1888, (032) 234 2888
  • Location: Lower Ground Floor, Seaview Wing, SM Seaside City Cebu


Yakimix prides themselves of being a sushi, smokeless grill restaurant. Here you don’t only have meat but a buffet of sushi, sashimi, shrimps and many more.

Yakimix have a wide array of cuisines from Japanese to Chinese to Korean, to American, assuring you that you can fully take advantage of that feast.

  • Rates:
    • Mondays to Fridays
      • Lunch: ₱499 per head
      • Dinner: ₱599 per head
    • Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays
      • Lunch & Dinner : ₱599 per head
    • Children below 3ft: FREE
    • Children below 4ft: ₱299 per head
  • Contact numbers: (032) 343 7732/ 09771048726
  • Location: Upper Ground Floor, Mountain Wing, SM Seaside City Cebu

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Marel Baluyos
Marel Baluyos
"Cebu is my always."

Chemical Engineer / Associate Editor | Bantayan Island, Cebu

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