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If you’re not yet set on where to go for an out-of-town vacation, why not try Subic, Zambales? It’s only 2-3 hours away from the metro and you get the best of both worlds: a beautiful beach and good food.

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For those who don’t know, the Subic Bay Freeport Zone is actually a good place to visit if you want to go on a food trip with your friends and family. It’s a food haven that specializes in a wide range of cuisines like Chinese, Korean, American, and so on.

So, without further ado, here are some of the best restaurants at Subic Bay Freeport Zone you need to try when you’re in town.

Slabs Diner and Steakhouse

Slabs is a diner serving American comfort food such as mouthwatering steaks, flavorful chicken, delicious pastas, and finger-lickin’ ribs. We recommend their dry-aged steaks, a process that tenderizes and adds to the flavor of the meat!

Steak from Slabs Diner and Steakhouse
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Global Promenade (Next To PLDT) Bldg. Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City

Tong Kyung Am

Tong Kyung Am is a Japanese-Korean restaurant that takes pride in their fresh Japanese sushi and Korean hot pot and samgyeopsal. Oh, and did we mention they offer sulit and unlimited Samgyupsal meals that come with side dishes, unli soup and vegetables, and of course rice all you can!

Samgyupsal from Tong Kyung Am
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Blk 19, Lot 1, Moonbay Marina Waterfront Road, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, 2222, Zambales, Olongapo City
252-1948 | 252-7989 | 0917-824-3784

Texas Joe’s House of Ribs

Texas Joe’s is one of the most popular American smokehouse in Subic that has mastered the art of tender briskets, fall-off-the-bone ribs, and pulled pork. To stay in theme with the restaurant, even the staff here are required to wear cowboy-style outfits.

Steak from Texas Joe's House of Ribs
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Waterfront Rd, Corner McKinley, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, 2222 Olongapo City
(0917) 512-3461

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1925 Gastropub

Looking for a one-stop-shop for food, drinks, and live music? No need to look any further than 1925 Gastropub, a restaurant that serves up delectable international dishes, cocktails, beer, and imported and local spirits which you can enjoy while listening to music performed by a band in the background.

Rib Finger Single Order from 1925 Gastropub
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Sampson Road corner Dewey Avaneu, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo
(047) 251 3632

Rali’s Restaurant

Rali’s promises a stellar view of Subic which makes dining at their restaurant even more magical! It serves American-Asian favorites like savory meat dishes burgers, ribs, steaks, and more.

Steak from Rali's Restaurant
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Malawaan Park, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales
+63917 155 3889 | +6347 251 3889

Xtremely Xpresso

Xtremely Xpresso is where you need to go if you’re in need of a good caffeine fix in Subic. But aside from their great brew, they also offer sumptuous dishes like pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and even breakfast food!

Xtremely Xpresso
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#1 Dewey Avenue, cor. Sta. Rita road, CBD area, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
047 252 3681 | 0917 5217642

Meat Plus Cafe

What used to be a hole-in-a-wall place in 1997, Meat Plus Cafe is now one of the most go-to restaurants in Subic for its affordable char-grilled steaks and ribs. You can also order their read-to-cook meats online!

Steak from Meat Plus Cafe
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Sampson Rd, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, 2222 Zambales
(047) 2518000 | 09214639533

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Pirates Bistro

Pirates Bistro is a pirate-themed American bistro that showcases good and affordable comfort food, specializing in ribs, steaks, pizza, and pasta. They usually have acoustic bands playing at night to give you good vibes!

nacho from Pirates Bistro
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Bldg. 532 Waterfront Road CBD Area, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, 2200 Olongapo City
0930 665 2747

Chef Samurai

From the same owners of Meat Plus Cafe, Chef Samurai is a Japanese restaurant that offers both traditional and modern dishes with must-tries like the unagi-cream cheese maki, seaweed salad, and grilled wagyu sticks.

Maki roll from Chef Samurai
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Raymundo St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales
(047) 250 0655

Urban Deli

Urban Deli is an all-in-one restaurant, bar, cafe, bakery, and deli that uses only the finest ingredients in preparing their bestselling dishes. They have a wide variety of cuisines and they also take pride in their freshly-baked breads and pastries

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Bicentennial Park, Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, 2222 Olongapo City
(047) 250 2921

Sweet Finale Desserts and Pastry Shop

End your trip on a sweet note at no other place than Sweet Finale Desserts and Pastry Shop, a place serving up a wide variety of cakes, cupcakes, and even over-the-top milkshakes.

Caramel Cheese cake form Sweet Finale
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Ground Floor, Promenade Area, Harbor Point Mall Rizal Highway, Subic Bay Freeport Zone
(0922) 830 0958

Are you excited to give this list a try? Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram @bookyapp and share your experiences with us by using the hashtag #bookymanila when posting photos. Watch out for more updates as we continuously add more restaurants to make your food trip as fun and as convenient as it can be! Happy trip!