7 Best Seafood Restaurants In El Nido, Palawan

7 best seafood restaurants in Palawan
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People aren’t exaggerating when they say that El Nido is paradise. Indeed, when you look at the magnificent rock formation on the different islands you may ask Mother Nature – “how can you make something as beautiful as El Nido?” It truly is a mesmerizing island. But that’s not the only reason why you should love El Nido. This small island in Palawan also offers great food! And we’re talking about seafood. Here are the 7 must-try restaurants on the island. You will be rewarded with great views, good people, and delicious food!

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1. Last Frontier Beach Restaurant

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Located in the “sunset side” of El Nido and just a few minutes from the town, is this Mediterranean and Asian-inspired restaurant. You absolutely must try their seafood paella! It’s ridiculously delicious. Last Frontier Restaurant also offers great views, so try to have an early dinner and catch the sunset when you can. Eating fresh seafood while watching the stunning sunset is a perfect way to end your day. Consider staying here as well if you prefer a quite environment. Last Frontier also offers comfortable accommodation for their guests.

Last Frontier Beach Restaurant

Address: Barangay Corong Corong, El Nido, 5313 Palawan

Website: Last Frontier Beach Restaurant

2. Stunning Vistas Beach Resort Resto and Bar

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Do you know that they once served the cast and crew of Survivor – Sweden TV? This restobar is right across Bacuit Bay, another stunning view of El Nido. They offer Mexican, Italian, Asian and seafood dishes to their guests. Stunning Vistas also offer Happy Hour Meals during peak season. You can take your lunch and dinner with you at their terrace, the beachfront, or wherever there’s a spectacular view. Try taking your breakfast or lunch on the beachfront while enjoying the sea breeze and the Bacuit Bay view. The resort also has accommodating staff that will make your stay better. Stunning Vistas Restaurant is also perfect for guests who prefer a quiet environment. It’s serene and peaceful here.

Stunning Vistas Beach Resort Resto and Bar

Address: Corong Corong El Nido, Palawan

Website: Stunning Vistas Beach Resort Resto and Bar

3. Art Cafe

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Their fresh and delicious seafood basket is a must-try. You will keep asking for more. Art Café is your one-stop cafe/restaurant/accommodation. They have good food and good music. A little pricey but worth it. Art Cafe also lets guests book their island hopping tours. They’re quite popular because of the excellent service they offer, so make sure you book a month before your scheduled vacation to El Nido.

Art Cafe

Address: Barangay Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan

Website: Art Cafe

4. Makulay Bar and Restaurant

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Mussels and blue cheese at Makulay are a must-try. They’re also great with cocktails. Makulay offers both dining and entertainment for its guests with their hearty meals and great music. You can dine here and also do water activities like snorkeling or diving. And not to mention the sunset! Make sure you catch it when you visit Makulay.

Makulay Bar and Restaurant

Address: Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan

Website: Makulay Bar and Restaurant

5. Cadlao Resort and Restaurant

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They’re only a 10-minute walk from the El Nido town. The best thing about Cadlao is the environment and the food. Here you can relax more while sitting in and enjoying the great views Cadlao offers. Guests even call this “The best restaurant in El Nido.” You must try their seafood curry, stuffed squid, and seafood pasta. They also serve international cuisine and coconut vodka called Lambanog.

Cadlaw actually means laughter in the Cuyonin dialect. People say there are no dull moments at Cadlao as the staff are extra polite and courteous. They smile a lot too, which will warm your heart.

Cadlao Resort and Restaurant

Address: Caalan, Masagana, El Nido, 5313 Palawan

Website: Cadlao Resort and Restaurant

6. OG's Beach Pension Restaurant

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Og’s Beach Pension Restaurant is located in El Nido town, right at the beachfront. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to listen to the sound of the waves while having dinner by the beach. Try their grilled fish and squid; it’s really good. If you want to just relax, you can order a couple of beers while spending the night with friends. If you’re looking for a quiet environment though, this may not be the perfect spot for you. It can be a little noisy here as there are some bands playing nearby, especially during the weekends.

Og’s also offers affordable accommodation for their guests. The staff are polite and professional. Food and accommodation are great, but they may not be the perfect go-to for your island tours. If you’re looking for just a place to eat, then this is one of the best restaurants in El Nido.

OG's Beach Pension Restaurant

Address: Calle Hama, Barangay Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan

Website: OG’s Beach Pension Restaurant

7. El Nido Corner

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This is a new restaurant in El Nido that offers good accommodation, the best views, and great food. If you want to be near the beach with a quiet environment then this is your place. Try the fish and stuffed squid as it’s really delicious.

El Nido Corner

Address: Barangay Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan

Facebook page: El Nido Corner

Add this to your bucket list!

Seafood in El Nido
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What makes a restaurant stand out from the rest? Is it the food? The view or the environment? It’s not enough to look at the pictures here; you have to see El Nido with your own eyes and visit these restaurants. You will be in love with this little heaven on earth especially when you taste the great food.

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