If you're in town for the SEA Games events, settle down in one of these places to eat in Subic to enjoy good, hearty food. Hey, supporting athletes is hard, hungry work.
Xtremely Xpresso Cafe
#1 Dewey Avenue cor. Sta Rita Street, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
The first resto on our list is a regular pit stop for triathletes and their teams. This casual bistro style restaurant is located right in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and some really good coffee.
What to order: Pizza, Baby Back Ribs, Ben’s Delight, Vienna Coffee
Meat Plus Cafe
Sampson Rd, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
Get all the protein you want at Meat Plus Cafe when you go to Subic. Known for their steak meals, Meat Plus offers hefty portions of — what else? — steak of any cut. If you’re looking for anything less hearty, the cafe also offers American standards like burgers, ribs, and pastas.
What to order: Steak meals — rib eye, New York , top sirloin , tenderloin
Gangnam Premium Buffet
Harbor Point | Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
When in Subic, go to Gangnam Premium Buffet for a vast array of Korean food —including, yes, samgyupsal — at a price point (around P385 per person) that’s cheaper than most Korean buffets in Metro Manila.
What to order: Samgyupsal, Kimbop, Beef Bulgogi
Liberty Sports Bar
Alava Quay Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
If the Subic nightlife is more your thing, drop by Liberty Sports Bar for a nightcap or five. The bar offers a wide array of drinks, a TV featuring the sporting games happening for the day, a billiard table, darts, and console games. The bar and restaurant is open from breakfast to 2 AM.
What to order: Liberty Pizza, Chicken Kebab, BBQ Buffalo Wings
Texas Joe's House of Ribs
Waterfront Rd. cor. McKinley St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone
Texas Joe’s House of Ribs is certainly proud of their smoked meats, which they say are smoked with real hickory wood — never boiled or dipped in liquid smoke. Their signature slow-smoked US Pork spare ribs and grilled salmon shrimp are prepared fresh.
What to order: US Pork Spare Ribs, Pork Baby Back Ribs, US Certified Pork Shoulder, USDA Choice Steaks, Grilled Salmon Shrimp
Sweet Finale Desserts and Pastry Shop
Harbor Mall, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
If you’re craving for desserts after a hearty meal, go to Sweet Finale Desserts for a sugary treat. From cupcakes to tortes and cakes, the coffee shop’s offerings are your very own gold medals after a long day of supporting your SEA Games team.
What to order: Banana Split Ice Cream Cake, Chocolate Crunch Truffle Cake, Over-The-Top Milkshakes