Dumaguete City – the capital of Negros Oriental, aka “The City of the Gentle People”. People also call it the “university city” because there are four universities in the area – we got to visit Silliman University. Aside from visiting the city, a lot of tourist come here because it’s much easier to go to Oslob, Cebu from here instead of flying into Cebu City – more about that in my next blog!
This was my second time in Dumaguete, I explored the city and ate my heart out! Click the link below to see places where you can eat and places to visit while you’re in here 🙂
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- Places to Eat in Dumaguete City
- Specialty Jo’s Chicken Inato
- Sans Rival
- Harold’s Mansion
- Street Food
- Places to Visit in Dumaguete City
- Sidlakang Negros Village for Souvenirs
- St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral
- Rizal Boulevard
- Silliman University Anthropology Museum
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Places to Eat in Dumaguete City
Specialty Jo’s Chicken Inato
Address: Silliman Ave, Dumaguete, Negros Oriental
Open: 9:30 am to 9:30pm
The restaurant has a really homey feel to it! Had to try their specialty – chicken inato! It was good! And also the food here is really affordable.
Here’s a quick look at their menu 🙂
Of course, whenever you’re in Dumaguete City – you need to stop by Sans Rival. Buy some sansrival or silvanas for pasalubong for your loved ones and also to try their tasty bakery treats! I especially love their hot chocolate! 🙂
Prices (as of September 2019):
|Sans Rival Butter Loaf||Php 345|
|Sans Rival Mango Loaf||Php 390|
|Sans Rival Chocolate Loaf||Php 420|
|Silvanas Butter (pack of 10)||Php 165|
|Silvanas Chocolate (pack of 10)||Php 195|
We were staying at Harold’s Mansion so we decided to try our their lunch menu! Unfortunately I’ve forgotten how much everything costs but is really affordable 🙂 Actually all of the restaurants in here are generally pretty cheap.
Address: Negros Oriental Flores Avenue, Dumaguete City
Open: 1pm to 1am
They have lots of seafood here which I love! A little bit pricey vs the other restaurants that we went to while in Dumaguete but not bad.
Street Food in Dumaguete City
Try out some street food! They are located along Rizal Boulevard and they start setting up at around sunset (5-6ish pm).
Places to Visit in Dumaguete City
Sidlakang Negros Village for Souvenirs
If you’re looking for some souvenirs to bring back home, definitely stop by Sidlakang Negros Village. They have a lot! Take a look below at some of the photos I took while I was there.
St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral
Silliman University Anthropology Museum
Entrance Fee: Php 50
Open: Monday to Friday at 8am–12pm; 1:30–5pm
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