SM City Iloilo Food Hall is located 2nd floor of the SM City Iloilo Northwing. It is a particular spot at the mall to check out when you are looking for a place to have brunch, lunch, snacks, or dinner. You can have coffee, fries, fruit shakes, and rice meals.
*Last update: January 23, 2023.
Restaurants inside SM City Iloilo Food Hall offer a convenient way to go out for meals without leaving the mall. These serve customers quickly and conveniently with familiar menus and recognizable brands.
Here is the list of restaurants inside SM City Iloilo Food Hall for those looking to have a quick and convenient meal.
Turks prides itself to be the Philippines’ favorite Pita Wrap. A pita wrap is a traditional Middle Eastern type of sandwich made with flatbread. It consists of various ingredients such as meat, cheese, and vegetables which are wrapped together in a pocket and toasted or grilled for extra flavor.
It is famous in Iloilo because it offers many health benefits due to its simple construction, allowing an individual meal packed with nutrients that meet most dietary needs. Compared to other sandwiches, they provide fresher flavors and come together quickly making them great both at home or on the go.
Scones and Clotted Cream by Mrs. Wharton
Scones and Clotted Cream by Mrs. Wharton sells scones which are a classic British teatime treat best enjoyed with clotted cream. Clotted cream is a rich, creamy spread made from scalded milk that has been left to cool slowly and thicken overnight. It’s then gently churned until it forms thick yellow peaks. When partnered with traditional warm scones, some jam, and butter, nothing could be more delicious.
This food place offers the demanding palate of the Ilonggos the traditional English delicacy and warm homemade bakes to create an indulgent dessert pairing sure to satisfy.
Sbarro is a classic food place every Ilonggo may have tried already. For those who have not yet, this place offers a variety of creative and delicious pizzas, plates of pasta, sides, desserts, as well as drinks. The restaurant must also maintain high standards of quality control when it comes to its ingredients so that every dish served is fresh and flavourful.
Their bestsellers are pizza and pasta – two of the most popular Italian dishes in the world. Their pizza is made with a dough base topped with cheese, tomato sauce, and other toppings such as vegetables and meats. And their pasta is accompanied by herbs, spices, cheeses, and/or vegetables. Both pizza and pasta come in many different shapes and sizes, allowing people to customize their meals according to individual preferences.
Samantha’s Steamboat sells street food which is steamed instead of fried. This place uses steaming as a method of cooking and is often considered to be a healthier option compared to fried street food as it is cooked using steam rather than oil.
Here, you can buy per stick which will cost you lower prices than food sold in other restaurants, making it a popular option for those on a budget.
Salo serves Lechon specialties. Lechon is a popular dish in the Philippines, and it is often considered the country’s national dish. The pig is seasoned with salt, pepper, and other herbs and spices, and is then roasted for several hours until the skin is crispy and the meat is tender and juicy.
Since it is not easy to cook Lechon at home, or Lechon is usually served as the main dish during celebrations such as weddings, birthdays, and festivals, Salo is a place to go when you crave Lechon.
Pub Express is the kiosk to go to when you crave chicken and ribs. Their chicken meal is served with a variety of dipping sauces. They also have ribs meals that have been slow-cooked, grilled, or smoked. The ribs are seasoned with a variety of spices and sauces.
Their menu is also expanding. Aside from chicken and ribs meals, there are also other choices you can have.
Potato Corner is a go to place for comfort food. If you are a French fries lover and when you crave for one you’d definitely go here. The fries are seasoned heavily and will suit more individuals with heavier taste buds.
Pepper Lunch has a distinctive feature and that is their unique serving style; “Sizzle-it-your-way” DIY which customers cook for themselves with approximately 300 degrees C (570 degrees F) sizzling iron plates.
Their iron plates is specially designed by the founder, to grill meat at high temperatures, whereby the meat remains tender and juicy. They have various flavor combinations to choose from.
Otako Monsta is where you can get premium takoyaki. Takoyaki is a popular Japanese street food made from a batter that typically includes flour, eggs, dashi (a type of Japanese broth), and shredded octopus.
The batter is cooked in a takoyaki pan, which is a special griddle with small round wells. The cooked batter is then topped with a variety of ingredients such as green onion, tempura scraps, and katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) before being brushed with a takoyaki sauce (a sweeter version of Worcestershire sauce) and mayonnaise. Takoyaki is usually served hot and is often enjoyed with a sprinkle of dried green laver (aonori) and a drizzle of soy sauce.
Limon sells Lemonade a sweetened beverage made from lemon juice, water, and sugar. It is a popular drink inside the Food Hall because it is affordable. A cup would only cost you P60.
The refreshing drinks they have help quench thirst and provide a feeling of refreshment. Each cup is a beverage made from the extraction or pressing of the natural liquid contained in a lemon.
Kogi & Vegi
Kogi & Vegi has this small version of their restaurant which serves Korean food. They serve a variety of popular Korean street foods such as tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes), ramyun (Korean ramen), and Korean-style fried chicken.
They also have a bigger version of their place inside Riverside Boardwalk.
How Fun offers Cantonese food. Cantonese food is a type of Chinese cuisine that originates from the Guangdong province in southern China, particularly from the city of Guangzhou (formerly known as Canton).
How Fun fresh ingredients, light seasoning, and a balance of flavors. They have dim sum, roast meats, stir-fried dishes, and soups. Cantonese cuisine is also known for its lighter, less oily, and less spicy dishes than other Chinese regional cuisines.
Salads and Wraps
Salads and Wraps is a kiosk by Healthy Kitchen. Here you can have salads and wraps which are both types of dishes that can make for a healthy and satisfying meal.
Their salads typically consist of a mixture of vegetables, and may also include fruits, nuts, seeds, and/or proteins such as chicken, fish, or tofu. They are dressed with a variety of sauces or vinaigrettes.
Their wraps consist of a filling (such as meat, seafood, or vegetables) that is wrapped. They are portable and easy to eat on the go.
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Fruitfull sells fruit shakes – a beverage made by blending fruit, ice, and milk. They can also be made with juice or water, and sweeteners such as honey or sugar can be added to taste.
Fruit shakes can be made with a variety of fruits, such as strawberries, bananas, mangoes, and berries. Some popular variations include strawberry banana, mango, and mixed berry.
Dungan Kamay Kainan
Dungan Kamay Kainan serves typical Filipino lunches which are hearty and savory dishes that often feature a combination of sweet, sour, and salty flavors. It is similar to a turo-turo carinderia where all they sell is on a display stall. Turo can be translated to “point using your index finger” so literally, you just have to point to whatever you want to have for the day.
They don’t have a fixed menu so you have to check for the day what they currently have. The options are varied so you don’t have to worry about what to get.
Coffee Brewtherhood has its stall inside SM City Food Hall to sell coffee and other signature beverages. Coffee is a popular beverage. Many people enjoy the taste and caffeine content of coffee, which can help to improve alertness and concentration.
Drink coffee moderately because excessive consumption of coffee can lead to negative side effects such as jitteriness, anxiety, and insomnia.
Potato Giant is another potato store inside SM City Food Hall where you can enjoy potatoes. They have a great variety of flavors and highly recommend is spicy barbeque.
You can also enjoy the large, thick-cut potatoes seasoned with powdered cheese and the Cheesy Bacon Potpots. Aside from French fries, you can also have their mojos and potato wedges.
Fluffy Fish Taiyaki
Taiyaki is a popular traditional Japanese fish-shaped cake that is typically filled with sweet red bean paste, but it can also be filled with custard, chocolate, sweet potato, cheese, or even savory fillings such as curry or sausage.
Here at Fluffy Fish Taiyaki, you can enjoy taiyaki in different flavors. They also have taiyaki ice cream.
Popoy’s Batchoy is a good choice if you want to have a bowl of Iloilo’s pride. This popular noodle soup dish is made of noodles, pork innards, and meat (usually pork), and is flavored with garlic, onions, and a mix of other spices.
Almost every block in the street of Iloilo serves batchoy but Popoy’s Batchoy is a name to remember if you want something comforting garnished with scallions and crushed chicharon (pork cracklings).
Abraham’s Chicken & Toast
Abraham’s Chicken & Toast is loaded with chicken meals. Chicken is popular as it is a lean protein source that is versatile and easy to cook.
This chicken restaurant specializes in serving chicken dishes, such as fried chicken. This is a popular dining option for those who love chicken.
Rella’s House of Lumpia
Lumpia is a spring roll typically made by wrapping a mixture of meat (such as pork or shrimp), and vegetables (such as carrots, onions, and cabbage), in a thin wheat wrapper, and then deep-frying it until it is crispy.
Rella’s House of Lumpia varies depending on your order, but you can go for a combination of savory and slightly sweet. You can have it as your appetizers or as part of a main meal.
How to Get Here
SM City Iloilo Food Hall is located in SM City Iloilo. Here is the list of updated jeepneys that are passing by the area:
ROUTE # 4: UNGKA-ILOILO CITY VIA DIVERSION FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB LOOP
ROUTE # 5: FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB ILOILO CITY PROPER VIA SM CITY
ROUTE # 6: LANIT – SM CITY VIA VIA/JALANDONI
ROUTE # 12: MANDURRIAO – MOLO VIA FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB LOOP
ROUTE # 14: HIBAO-AN TO JARO VIA ABETO/ WESTERN/ FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB
ROUTE # 21: TAGBAK – FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB VIA SM CITY/ATRIA
ROUTE # 23: MOHON – MANDURRIAO BUSINESS DISTRICT
ROUTE # 24: LA PAZ – FESTIVE WALK TRANSPORT HUB VIA NABITASAN LOOP