Best Halal Food Restaurants in Davao City
Davao City is known for its fresh produce and is the third-largest city in the Philippines, where many Muslims reside since it is the most populated city in Mindanao. With that said, Davao is the best place to go to indulge in Halal foods. So whether you’re a tourist or a Muslim yourself, here are the best 7 restaurants in Davao to have delicious Halal food.
Halal House Davao
One of the best restaurants to dine at is the Halal House Davao, boasting of the Kingdom of Flavor. The restaurant offers authentic Persian/Arabian cuisine, attracting locals and foreign tourists looking for Halal foods. But the good thing with this restaurant is the variety of food options, including rice meals, burgers, salads, soups, appetizers, desserts, and cold and hot drinks.
Address: Quezon Blvd, Barangay 31-D, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur 8000 Davao City, Philippines
Must-Try: Beef Steak, Bbq Halal Style, Chicken Quesadilla
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Al Sultan Restaurant
Offering good food and a cozy ambiance, the Al Sultan Restaurant is the place to go with superb Arabic, Mediterranean, Japanese, and Filipino cuisine. This restaurant is the ideal place to dine if you’re eating in groups as they have bigger food servings yet are budget-friendly. Al Sultan serves Sinigang na Hipon, Shawarma, Gambas, and Morrocan Beef Stew and offers floor seating for the Arabic dining experience.
Address: 3F Abreeza Mall, J.P. Laurel Ave, Bajada, Davao City, Davao del Sur
Must-Try: Biryani, Kebab, Shish Taouk
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Filipino, Japanese
Nanay Rebecca’s Halal Bbq & Restaurant
Another Davao’s hidden gem, Nanay Rebecca’s Halal Bbq & Restaurant, is the place to go if you want to eat local food like Tuna Belly, Grilled Pusit, Sizzling Bulalo, and Chicken Bbq. They have two branches in Magallanes and the other on Mamay Road, both offering affordable foods, making it ideal for family and friends gatherings.
Mamay Road Branch Address: Mamay Bypass Rd., Buhangin District, Davao City, Philippines
Magallanes Branch Address: 124 A. Pichon Street, Poblacion District, Davao City, Philippines
Must-Try: Special Bbq Sauce, Chicken Bbq, Grilled Tuna
TINHAT Boutique Hotel & Restaurant
If accommodation with Halal food is what you’re in for, the TINHAT Boutique Hotel & Restaurant is the perfect place to go. The restaurant is Halal Certified and with plenty of food options like the Kinilaw na Malasugue, Chicken Biryani, Cantonese Lemon Chicken, Nasi Goreng, and Gyudon. They also offer budget meals, sandwiches, pasta, breakfast meals, and set meals ideal for group dining.
Address: 407-B Artiaga St., Brgy. 36-D, Poblacion 8000 Davao City, Philippines
Must-Try: Charcoal-oven Lechon Manok, Crispy Golden Fried Chicken, Mixed Seafood Soup
Cuisine: Filipino, Asian Fusion, Middle Eastern
An affordable dining spot for budget travelers, Majid’s Kabab is food heaven for vegetarians serving vegetable dishes such as Hummus, Falafel, and Persian Salad. This place also allows dinners to make their own Kabab, from Beef to Goat meat. And if you’re a bit adventurous, the Ox Brain and Ox Tongue dish might pique your interest.
Address: Rizal Street 8000 Davao City, Philippines
Must-Try: Beef Cholo Kabab, Biryani Chicken
Formerly named Zabadani, the Wady’s Bistro is an intercontinental restaurant famous for its delicious Kabsa, Biryani, and Quesadillas. The restaurant also hosts a Halal Buffet on Fridays, ideal for dinner dates or gatherings with friends and family. They also have a Kakanin sa Nigo, which consists of Sapin-Sapin, Peche-Peche, Espasol, Biko, Palitaw, and Royal Bibingka, the perfect set for dessert or snacking.
Address: F. Torres St, Poblacion District, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur, Philippines
Must-Try: Kabsa, Biryani, Turnovers, Belgian Chocolate, Layered Coffee
Cuisine: Filipino, Middle Eastern
Tambilawan Kamayan Restaurant
The ideal place to go for big gatherings or festive-like dining experience, the Tambilawan Kamayan Restaurant is the first Halal-Certified Restaurant in Gensan and Polomok. Feel like a local while dining at their Kubo huts and try the best tasting Inasal. They also serve Filipino dishes such as Chicken Adobo, Beef Caldereta, Chopseuy, and Paksiw na Malasugue.
Address: 2HXP+JGC, Talomo, Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines (beside SM Ecoland)
Must-Try: Chicken Inasal
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