What are the best restaurants in Davao? 
1.    Claude’s Le Cafe de Ville
2.    Tsuru
3.    Davao Dencia’s Restaurant
4.    Penong’s Barbecue Seafood and Grill
5.    Ahfat Seafood Plaza

Dining out is easy when you live in a condo in Davao like Centro Spatial Davao or 8 Spatial Davao from Futura by Filinvest. You can easily access restaurants and other establishments because of its prime location in Poblacion. Davao is rich in culture, and it offers a diverse range when it comes to flavor and savory tastes. There are so many restaurants you should try out and explore in the city. 

The restaurants listed below are just some of the best establishments you need to visit to satisfy your cravings. The menus are also affordable without sacrificing the quality of the meal. They consistently bring in a steady clientele over the years, both locals and tourists. Check out these 5 restaurants in Davao and get ready to expand your palate.

Claude’s Le Cafe De Ville

It doesn’t matter if you’re going with a friend or with a date, you need to check out the menu of Claude’s Le Cafe De Ville. There’s a reason why a lot of tourists and regulars flock to this restaurant. The comfortable setup of the restaurant can set an elegant vibe, no matter what occasion. If you simply want to enjoy good food and have a pleasant dining experience, Claude’s can give that to you as well. The design and architecture of the restaurant are reminiscent of old Spanish houses. You can really see and feel the look of old Davao. 

The dishes in this restaurant are mainly French-inspired. Each dish is meticulously prepared and cooked to perfection. The Le Neindre family fills the menu with rich and savory french dishes that can satisfy even the most complicated taste buds. If you desire to taste traditional french food you can find Claude’s Le Cafe De Ville at The Oboza Heritage House, 143 Rizal St., Davao City. They’re open from 11am-11pm daily. 


Tsuru is the longest-running Japanese restaurant in Davao. Tsuru has been serving authentic Japanese cuisine since the 1990s. The menu is diverse, from classic sushi rolls to ramen bowls, so you'll surely find your favorite within the menu. Each dish is generously served and offers the authentic taste of Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is so popular among locals that they now have two branches — the main branch in J. Camus Street and the mall branch in Abreeza Mall. 

Davao Dencia’s Restaurant

Dencia’s combines Filipino and Chinese cuisine for their menu. Their store in Davao opened in 1999 while their store in Manila was established in the 1950s. They offer delicious food at affordable prices. If you’ve been craving lugaw or chop suey, you need to head over to Dencia’s. They also accept private functions if you want to use their menu for your event. You can book events such as birthdays, weddings, baptisms, graduations, and other business events. Their restaurant is open daily from 7am-9pm and it’s located in General Luna Street, Davao City.

Penong’s Barbecue Seafood and Grill

Penong’s is all about that barbecue menu that is well-loved by many locals. Their chicken barbecue is unbeatable when it comes to popularity and flavor. It’s also served with unlimited rice. Penong’s also uses locally sourced, fresh seafood for their seafood menu. If grilled food is your craving, Penong’s will surely satisfy your palate. They have a lot of branches in Davao so you don’t have to look too far to find a branch near you. 

Ahfat Seafood Plaza

Ahfat Seafood Plaza is another popular Chinese restaurant located in Davao. The restaurant boasts the best hospitality from their staff while combining great food. Their obvious specialty is seafood and each dish is guaranteed to be flavorful and savory. The aesthetics of their restaurant isn’t the fanciest but other branches have improved upon the once outdated designs. 

The price of their menu is only slightly more expensive than other restaurants but the quality you get is different from your typical seafood restaurant in Davao. Prices range from 150 to 250 pesos for generous portions. Enjoy large portions of steamed fish, chili crabs, and butter garlic shrimp. It’s definitely worth it, especially if you’re in a large group.

Key Takeaway

Visit these restaurants in Davao City if you’ve been craving good food and quality service. Food is a great way to strengthen your interpersonal relationships. There’s always something special about sharing a meal with someone special. The restaurants listed above are guaranteed to expand your horizons and help you find your new favorite place. Explore the surroundings that your condo in Davao offers and enjoy a lunch out with friends or family in these restaurants. Don’t worry about driving or commuting too far, 8 Spatial Davao and Centro Spatial Davao from Futura by Filinvest is conveniently located in prime locations in Davao city so you can easily access these restaurants.