Foodies are all invited to enjoy a taste of authentic OEbuano flavors and have festive holiday feast at Mactan Alfresco, an exciting new dining concept at the Mactan Newtown.
Inspired by the popular Singaporean hawker center, Nactan Alfresco is a covered food strip designed to showcase authentic Cebuano cooking and cuisine.
With a 350 person seating capacity, crowds can enjoy delicious grilled items from stalis which will offer Filipino favorites like skewered chicken, fish, shrimp, Cebu’s famous chorizo and the freshest seafood. Among the features of Mactan Alfresco is the large oemmunal outdoor grill or ³hawan, which is the perfect way to cook Cebu’s bounty of land and sea.
Guests can choose from an array of freshly cooked food choices “turo-turo” style or choose fresh meat and seafood and have have it cooked or “paluto” according to their preference. Each viand is partnered with “puso” or rice wrapped in triangular buri leaves which one eats with their bare hands.
Also available this December at Mactan Alfresco are the six lechon pits, where guests can soon experience lechon roasting on the premises and enjoy the freshest lechon!
Among the dining establishments already open are Choobi Ch~bi, whose specialty is its Shrimp in a Bag, one pound of fresh shrimp which comes with corn on the bob and sauce options like Butter Garlic, Cajun, Sauteed in Garlic and Spicy Gata. Guests can also order Chilean Mussels in a Bag, Singaporen Style Salted Egg Shrimp, seafood delicacies like Scampi Baby Lobster, Giant Bamboo Clams and Lobsterfish and other favorites from the ocean like Stuffed Grilled Squid and Big Eye Tuna Belly.
Other house specialties include Choobi Pata, Lola Pepang’s Fried Manok and even a Fried Herbed Spring Duck, a free range duck fried with secret herbs and spices.
Meanwhile, Mama Linda Inato BBQ Haus menu is full of sizzling dishes including Sizzling Gambas, Beef, Pork, Squid, Seafood and even Chicken Feet. They also have Crab ala King in Chili Sauce, Garlic Shrimp and Garlic Crab, Sweet & SpioE Sugpo, Steamed Lapu-Lapu and Crispy Pata.
Also offering Filipino favorites is Manang Seyong, with Pochero, Sinuglaw (a delicious combination of grilled meat and ceviche), along with a variety of seafood, pork, beef and chicken dishes.
Fans of Orange K¹renderia can also enjoy their delicious creations at Mactan Alfresco. Guests can enjoy the Betsy’s Garlic Chicken, their crispy Tuna Buntot or Pork Barbecue.
Seafood lovers should definitely stop by Oyster Bay Seafood Restaurant and relish their wide selection of live and fresh fish, crabs and lobster dishes. Among their best-sellers are the Halaan Soup and their Oysterbay Crab.
For a taste of native Cebu chicken or “Nanok Bisaya”, homegrown Cebuano brand Conching’s is also opening at Mactan Alfresco.
Mexican is also on the menu at MaL-tan Alfresco with Meximama, who oembines a casual dining experience with authentic Mexican flavors. Among their best-sellers are the Taco Camitas, the Costillas de Cerdo or Pork Ribs and for a sweet finish, their Churros con Chocolate.