Lechon–the star of the show!
Last updated: November 6, 2023
There’s nothing more Filipino than having Lechon on every occasion and potluck party. Simply saying, a Filipino celebration just wouldn’t be complete without a Lechon!
Whether you’re planning a binyag, kasal, or birthday party or you simply want to be the star of the potluck, nothing elicits more cheers than a hefty amount of Lechon. More specifically, a meaty, juicy, crispy-skinned Lechon served on a tray, ready for devouring.
You and your loved ones can still get your hands on this oh-so-yummy favorite from these 11 places in Metro Manila!
Bai’s Boneless Lechon Cebu – Alabang
Crispy on the outside and definitely juicy and tender on the inside brought this celebratory dish to where it is today. Inspired, hungry, and tired from flying pigs from Cebu, TVC Director, Dexter, set out to make his own Lechon available to his adopted city of Muntinlupa.
For orders and inquiries contact them at (0917) 170 2247 or visit their website here.
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Alabang 1780 Muntinlupa City
(0917) 170 2247
Tatang’s Lechon Manila – multiple branches
Lucky for you, Cebu’s best boneless Lechon belly is available in Manila. They claim to be extra crispy and always hot and fresh when delivered to your doorstep. They have branches in BGC, Makati, and QC!
To order, contact their numbers per branch: KALAYAAN, BGC - 0926 652 9702, REPOSO, MAKATI - 09167068223, GILMORE, QC - 8-252-6032 / 0918 828 2647
Abub’s – Pasig
Abub’s is considered to be one of the up-and-coming go-to Cebu Lechon places in Manila. They’ve been around since 2002 but have been quickly gaining a lot of traction recently for their distinct-tasting, juicy, and mouthwatering lechon that is only roasted by roaster masters flown in from Cebu.
For orders and inquiries you can place an order on their website or contact them at 0917 863 ABUB (2282)
Rico’s Lechon – multiple branches
Rico’s Lechon is a popular choice for tourists and locals alike who want a taste of Cebu’s finest Lechon. They specialize in their original and spicy lechon which is said to have a flavor that permeates from the skin to the meat and goes great with rice.
Visit their branches or order for delivery via in-house delivery. For more details on their price list, check out their website here.
General’s Lechon – Makati
Want something different? Then try out General Lechon’s Negros-style Lechon which is infused with ingredients like garlic, lemongrass, and other spices. Aside from those, you can also get their classic Lechon in three different flavors: garlic, curry, and chili.
For delivery inquiries, you may visit their store or contact them at 0917-8-532466 and 02-88-532466.
Elar’s Lechon – Quezon City
A brand that’s been around and has become one of the go-to Lechon joints in Metro Manila, Elar’s Lechon serves up a Manila-type lechon that’s said to not only have less cholesterol but also has a freshness to it which results in crunchy skin and filling meat.
Pre-order your whole by giving them a call or message at 0287317551-52/87324116. Chopped lechon is available for walk-ins.
Lydia’s Lechon – multiple branches
Lydia’s Lechon is a household name that’s been in the industry since 1965 serving up traditional Lechon with their stellar sarsa! Aside from those they also serve up classic Filipino dishes that families will definitely enjoy.
Order through their website for in-house delivery or visit their branches.
Mila’s Lechon – multiple branches in Quezon City
With its main branch located along with the Lechon Capital of Manila – La Loma – Mila’s is a lechon joint that offers up a variety of lechons: regular plain Lechon, Lechon Visayas, Cebu Lechon, and Lechon Paella, all of which have thin and crunchy skin that’s definitely one to beat!
For orders and inquiries, visit their website or contact them at 09059904415 or 09178473926. Refer to this post for more information on their Quezon City branches.
Sabroso Lechon – multiple branches
Serving up Lechon flavored with the freshest herbs and spices which are unique to Western Visayas, Sabroso Lechon is one of the Lechon joints in the metro that roasts quality, free-native pigs. They also offer up a variety of Filipino favorite viands such as dinuguan, paksiw, ensalada, and more.
For deliveries, order through their website or you may give them a call at their following numbers: (0920) 123-9999 | (0961) 309-0909 | (0998) 845-2626
Leonardo’s Lechon – San Juan and Quezon City
Leonardo’s Lechon has been around since 1947 serving the tastiest roasted pig Lechon. They have the Classic Lechon Tagalog, Carnivore Lechon which is spiced with herbs and stuffed with chorizo, sausage, and roasted garlic potatoes, and the Gallena Lechon which is stuffed with a whole chicken.
Pig Senyor – Paranaque
If you’re looking for authentic Cebu Bisdak Lechon, head on over to Pig Senyor. They serve Lechon in three sizes: small, medium, and large, and go for as low as PHP 9,750 for a whole Lechon. You also have the option to choose between getting it in a mild or spicy flavor.
Tip: Sometimes they have extra small and extra large sizes, too, so be sure to inquire!
For orders and inquiries, message them on Facebook or Instagram.
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0919-004-2865 | 029716465
Cover image from @PigSenyor
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