Bulacan is a province in Central Luzon that is sandwiched between several provinces like Pampanga, Rizal, Aurora, and Metro Manila. That is why it’s no surprise that this province has turned out to be quite a melting pot when it comes to food.
Over the years, there has been an abundance of restaurants that have opened around the province, offering diverse cuisines to suit pretty much everyone. For today, we’ve listed 6 restaurants that you should check out when you go on a Bulacan food trip.
1. Hapag Restaurant (Malolos and Baliwag, Bulacan) – This family-owned restaurant started small as a catering service. However, it has long since become one – if not, the most famous buffet restaurant in Bulacan. They serve authentic Filipino dishes that are best enjoyed with loved ones. Plus, a buffet for less than P300? What a deal!
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2. Bistro Maloleño (Malolos, Bulacan) – For authentic Bulacan cuisines, visit Bistro Maloleño in Malolos. Their goal is to preserve traditional Bulakenyo dishes and recipes, and (re)introduce these heritage cuisines to both locals and visitors alike.
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3. Nina’s Fried Itik Restaurant (Baliuag, Bulacan) – Nina’s would be the perfect place for food lovers who are on the more adventurous side. This iconic Bulacan restaurant is known for its dishes that use itik or dark-feathered ducks.
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4. Citang Eatery (Malolos, Bulacan) – Another iconic Bulacan restaurant is Citang Eatery that has been serving Bulakenyos and visitors since the 70s. They’re famous for their rice cakes and other local delicacies Bulacan is known for.
Photo source: The Philippine Magazine
5. Kamayan sa Villares (Calumpit, Bulacan) – If you’ve never heard of a Boodle Fight, then that needs to be remedied fast. This traditional Filipino way of eating using your hands and disregarding plates but instead using one giant banana leaf for everyone is what makes Kamayan sa Villares stand out amongst this list.
Photo source: Kamaya sa Villares Facebook Page
6. Lee Foo Panciteria (Pulilan and Guiguinto, Bulacan) – Serving Bulakenyo’s for more than 35 years now, Lee Foo Panciteria is the go-to for authentic Chinese food in the province.
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Bulacan offers several other restaurants that will surely tickle anyone fancy. These 6 are just some of our favorites that we want to share. The best thing about this province is how easy it is to go to especially if you’re coming from Metro Manila. In only less than an hour in a halfway, you’ll be able to visit these restaurants and more. So, what are you waiting for?