Top 10 Unlimited Restaurants in Cebu

Top 10 Unlimited Restaurants in Cebu

No. 1 – Vikings

Feast like a viking!

Vikings buffet style restaurant, located at the 2nd floor of SM City Cebu’s North Wing Atrium, has gained popularity when it opened its doors back in 2016. While it is concrete and undebatable evidence that Cebuanos love to eat, the hype of Vikings came primarily from their wide assortment of dishes from cuisines around the world, including a Filipino buffet station. Their dishes are also freshly cooked and they replenish the buffet stations quite frequently. While you may come as a walk in customer, it is advisable to call for reservations especially during peak seasons and weekends so you will be served right away. The seating area is spacious and this place is great for celebrations with family and friends.

  • Pros:Wide variety of dishes from different international cuisines
  • Cons:Peak dining hours and seasons can get tedious for walk-in guests
  • Business Hours:11:30AM to 2:30PM – Lunch; 5:30PM to 10PM – Dinner (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:
    Adult Weekday Lunch: 788 (+5% service charge)
    Adult Weekday Dinner: 988 (+5% service charge)
    Adult Weekends/Holiday Lunch & Dinner: 988 (+5% service charge)
  • References:Vikings Philippines Website

No. 2 – Buffet 101

All you can eat goodness in a posh five star setting

Buffet 101 has the biggest buffet spread in the city when it comes to the size of their dining area, this gives their patrons more space that doesn’t get cramped up even during peak hours. Apart from that, they have incorporated five star hotel aesthetics such as high ceilings in the restaurant, giving that high-class dining vibe sans the sky-high prices. The restaurant offers a wide selection of local and international cuisine that you can pick from with much gusto and delight. You may need to call at least 1 day in advance for reservations during peak seasons and weekends so you will be seated and served promptly.

  • Pros:Upscale ambiance with reasonable prices
  • Cons:Traffic going there can be heavy during rush hour
  • Business Hours:11:30AM to 2:30PM – Lunch; 5:30PM to 10:30PM – Dinner (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:Lunch 599PHP/Dinner 799PHP
  • References:Buffet 101 Facebook Page

No. 3 – Tokyo Table

A Japanese food lover’s haven

Tokyo Table is the place to be if you pack a huge craving and big appetite for Japanese cuisine. Featuring a yakiniku style dining, and a wide variety of fresh meat and seafood you can choose from, this is a Japanese smokeless grill heaven for sure! If you’re not up for self-service cooking, you can go for the other unlimited spreads that have loads of Asian fusion dishes and other Japanese food options. You can call the restaurant for reservations for guaranteed seating. This restaurant is the one to beat when it comes to all you can eat Japanese food.

  • Pros:Delectable all you can eat Japanese and Asian fusion dishes
  • Cons:Traffic going there can be heavy during rush hour
  • Business Hours:11:30AM to 2:30PM – Lunch; 5:30PM to 10PM – Dinner (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:Dinner rate is 728net and weekend lunch and dinner rate is 840net per person.
  • References:Tokyo Table Cebu Facebook Page

No. 4 – Yakimix

Heavy on the belly but not heavy on the pockets

Yakimix is another great all you can restaurant in the metro that offers Japanese and Asian fusion dishes. They mainly offer selections that are to be cooked Yakiniku style. Although comparing it to Tokyo Table, the selections at Yakimix is quite limited. Making up for their lack in a wider selection of buffet spread items is their budget friendly pricing. Their lunch and dinner rates are one of the cheapest for these types of unlimited dining places. With that said, the place can get really crowded and it may take a while for walk-in guests to be seated.

  • Pros:All you can eat goodness that is very affordable
  • Cons:Other food options can use an upgrade
  • Business Hours:PHP600 per person (approx.)
  • Price Range:11:30AM to 3:00PM – Lunch; 5:30 to 11:00PM – Dinner (Mondays to Sundays)
  • References:Yakimix Facebook Page

No. 5 – Pakû by Chef Binux

Unlimited chicken wings, anyone?

Pakû by Chef Binux is a restaurant that offers unlimited chicken wings and rice. It has gained a following because of its extremely affordable prices that do not compromise the taste and quality of the food. You can choose from 8 styles of chicken wings that is always served hot and will definitely satisfy your chicken wings craving. They also offer bottomless drinks for a minimal add on price. If you are a fried chicken wings lover, this is a superb dining spot for you.

  • Pros:Fill up with an assortment of fried chicken wings
  • Cons:Area is small so seating is quite limited
  • Business Hours:11AM to 2PM; 6 to10PM, (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:PHP199 per person (approx.)
  • References:Pakû by Chef Binux Facebook Page

No. 6 – Port Seafood Restaurant

Cebu’s leading buffet restaurant

Port Seafood Restaurant
Figure 1 Photo credit: Port Seafood Restaurant Website

The Port Seafood Restaurant is a staple in Cebu when you talk about buffet dining. With big celebrations of families and friends who opt to dine out instead of prepare a party at home, The Port is the first thing that comes to mind. The restaurant has been in operations for two decades and has been the go-to buffet dining place of Cebuanos over the years. Their prices are not very hefty considering it’s an all you can eat buffet. Their food selection range from local to international cuisines although it can definitely use more options and upgrades. Apart from that, The Port Seafood is a buffet dining restaurant that is and will stay in the hearts of the Cebuanos.

  • Pros:They offer late night all you can eat dining
  • Cons:Food selection is limited
  • Business Hours:11:00AM to 3:00PM – Lunch; 6:00PM to 10:30PM – Dinner; 10:30PM to 2AM – Late Night (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:Lunch 389PHP/Dinner 459PHP
  • References:Port Seafood Restaurant Website

No. 7 – Sugbufé

All you can eat Filipino comfort food

Sugbufé offers great local cuisine and carries the heart and soul of Cebuano culture in their restaurant operations. The business supports local advocacies and they provide employment for people with disabilities. Sugbufé has a great atmosphere brought by their elegant aesthetics such as their glass walls and ambiance lighting. With a variety of unlimited authentic Filipino dishes, Sugbufé is a definite must try.

  • Pros:They take pride and support Cebuano culture and heritage
  • Cons:They can be understaffed at times
  • Business Hours:11:00AM to 2:00PM – Lunch; 6:00PM to 10:00PM – Dinner (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:Lunch 378PHP/Dinner 478PHP
  • References:Sugbufe Facebook Page

No. 8 – Mr. Crabs Unlimited Crabs

Unlimited crabs that will never leave you crabby

Mr. Crabs Unlimited Crabs
Figure 2 Photo credit: Sugbu PH

Mr. Crabs is a seafood restaurant that offers unlimited crabs for lunch. They have 4 flavors of crabs that will satisfy your crustacean cravings.Make sure that you carry a heavy appetite when you go for the unlimited crab option as they will charge double for any leftovers. Apart from their unlimited crabs, they also have a selection of sumptuous seafoods that are reasonably priced. Given the fact that crabs are hard to come by in the metro, this place is certainly a gem.

  • Pros:Unlimited crabs, need I say more?
  • Cons:They don’t offer unlimited crabs for dinner
  • Business Hours:10:00AM to 2:00PM for unlimited crabs; 10:00AM to 12:00AM for regular dining (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:399PHP per person
  • References:Sugbu PH

No. 9 – Isla Sugbu Seafood City

Great catch for the seafood lover

Isla Sugbu Seafood City is an all you can eat seafood restaurant where you can choose from their wide selection of fresh seafoods and have it cooked and prepared the way you want it. The restaurant’s ambiance also adds to its allure. For separate pricing, they also have lobsters that are sold per gram. The restaurant also has waiters that can shell your delicious crustaceans for you so that all you have to do is eat and enjoy the seafood to your heart’s content. Although it’s pricier compared to other all you can eat restaurants on this list, an all you can eat dining for seafoods makes this spot a really awesome catch!

  • Pros:Fresh seafood catch that you can enjoy freshly cooked
  • Cons:Considering cooking time, you might want to call in your orders in advance
  • Business Hours:11:00AM to 2:00PM – Lunch; 6:00PM to 10PM – Dinner (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:Buffet style 695 PHP per person
  • References:Isla Sugbu Facebook Page

No. 10 – Samgyupsalamat

Korean style grill until you drop

Samgyupsalamat is an all you can eat unlimited Korean grill restaurant that includes unlimited side dishes (very important in Korean style barbecue). With the ever growing popularity of Southeast Asian pop culture in the Philippines, mainly with Korean and Japanese influences and the expanding ESL tourism in the country, Korean restaurants and establishments have opened left and right. Samgyupsalamat is undoubtedly one of the best places to get your fill for Korean style barbecue. You can opt to have unlimited all pork options or one that includes beef in the selections. The restaurant offers an all you can eat dining experience that will deeply satisfy any meat lover’s appetite.

  • Pros:No time limit for dining
  • Cons:Service has a lot of room for improvement
  • Business Hours:11:00AM to 2:00AM (Mondays to Sundays)
  • Price Range:399 PHP per person
  • References:Samgyupsalamat Facebook Page