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5 Must-Try Restaurants in Misamis Oriental

Looking for the best food finds in Misamis Oriental? Sit back while we give you a rundown on all the top finds.

You’ll find a lot of restos offering the best of Filipino food but there’s also a huge variety of Western and European-inspired cuisine to suit your tastes. During the long days of exploring the province, be sure to stock up and indulge in some good food!

1. High Ridge

Pork Belly

  • Location: Bontula Upper Macasandig, Cagayan de Oro
  • Cuisines: American, Filipino
  • Reservation: Accepted
  • Budget for one: P100 consumable entrance fee, P150 – P250 per meal
  • Open hours: 4pm to 12am
  • What to eat: Pork Belly, High Ridge Roasted Chicken
  • Insider info: The restaurant is also well-known for its city skyline view.
  • Contacts:
    Phone number: +63 9173261361
    Facebook: @HighRidgeOfficial

This is the place to go when you’re thinking of having a romantic dinner with your significant other or if you’re thinking of ending your Misamis Oriental trip on a high note.

With a delicious American-Filipino menu and a great view of Cagayan de Oro’s skyline, it’s no wonder that High Ridge is one of the most popular restaurants in the city.

2. Cucina Higala

Cucina Higala
  • Location: Capistrano and Mabini Streets, Cagayan de Oro
  • Cuisines: Filipino
  • Reservation: Accepted
  • Budget for one: P400 – P500 per person
  • Open hours: 11am to 10pm
  • What to eat: Sinuglaw (Cagayan de Oro’s signature dish)
  • Insider info: Cucina Higala literally translates to “kitchen for friends”.
  • Contacts:
    Phone Number: +63 9177946118
    Facebook: @cucinahigala

Cucina Higala’s homey ambiance coupled with their top notch Filipino food will transport you to simpler times in your grandma or mom’s kitchen. Some of their top menu picks include Surol, Humba, Kare-kare, and Sinuglaw.

3. Kagay-anon Restaurant

Pinakbet Kagay-anon

  • Location: Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro
  • Cuisines: Filipino, Asian
  • Reservation: Accepted
  • Budget for one: P200 – P500
  • Open hours: 10am to 2pm (for lunch) and 5pm to 10pm (for dinner)
  • What to eat: Pinakbet, Seafood Chowder, Sinuglaw, Exotic food like Ostrich Salpicao
  • Insider info: Their exotic Ostrich menu is actually one of their specialties and is famous among foreigners.
  • Contacts:
    Phone number: 088 856 3688

One of the oldest restaurants in the city, this fine dining restaurant offers guests with a traditional Kagay-anon and Filipino food experience. This place will definitely give you a reason to come back to the city.

4. Circa 1850

Circa 1850
  • Location: Ground Floor, Red Planet Hotel, Claro M. Recto Ave., Cagayan de Oro
  • Cuisines: American, European, Asian
  • Reservation: Accepted
  • Budget for one: P250 – P500
  • Open hours: 7am to 10pm
  • What to eat: Bacon and Waffles breakfast meal, Beef Brisket
  • Insider info: Some of the bricks decorating the restaurant come from places like Scotland, England, and India.
  • Contacts:
    Phone number: 088 852 1850
    Facebook: @Circa1850CDO

Circa 1850 is a branch of another well known Cagayan de Oro restaruant, Sentro 1850. Perfect for both locals and foreign tourists, the menu has a variety of American, European, and Asian flavors.

5. Redtail Shrimps & More

Shrimp and Crabs

  • Location: Limketkai Drive, Stall 5-6, Papa Juanitos Square, Cagayan de Oro
  • Cuisines: Seafood
  • Reservation: Not Accepted
  • Budget for one: P150 – P450
  • Open hours: 11am to 10pm
  • What to eat: Shrimp, Crabs
  • Insider info: Enjoy the shrimp and crab more by eating with your hands!
  • Contacts:
    Phone number: +63 9178755347
    Facebook: @redtailshrimps

Craving for some fresh seafood? Redtail Shrimps & More is sure to satisfy. Before you finish ordering, be sure to pair your chosen seafood with any of the four different sauce options; Redtail Style, Coco Loco, Salted Egg, and Garlic Butter.

Enjoy a fun-filled trip to Misamis Oriental! Check out other activities, tourist spots and more in the province. Discover cheap Misamis Oriental hotel deals and cheap flights from carriers like Philippine Airlines, AirAsia, and more with Traveloka!

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