Address: Punta Engano Road, Mactan Island.
Phone Number: +6332-495-8456 / 342-8905
Abaca Restaurant is a classy Mediterranean –inspired restaurant and bar situated in the Island of Mactan Cebu. The restaurant is named after the indigenous material ABACA, a large herbaceous plant of banana which is use around the resort. Abaca restaurant is surrounded by beautiful lush greenery and flowering plants with some local and foreign cultural artefacts.
Abaca offers a cosy and unique ambience from its open air restaurant and the breeze from the nearby sea. The tranquil sound of sea water surround the restaurant and soaring ceiling and decorations offer visual drama.
Abaca features the Cuisine of Australian Chef Wade Watson using fresh ingredients grown in their own garden. All menus are was managed and developed by owner and Chef Jason Hyatt’s. Abaca menus includes wood fired oven roasted meats and seafood, home made pizza and pastas, freshly baked breads, tasty tapas and vast selection of salad and appetizer. The Abaca bar offers wide array of old and new world wines cellared in their climate controlled wine room.
For a light start, they have Jason’s ( P455.00) it consist of chopped lettuce, organic vegetables and balsamic. Their main course includes Abaca Bouillabaisse, Poached Mackerel, Braised Beef Short rib, Berkshire and Plank Roasted Salmon. Abaca Bouillabaisse (P 895.00) is the combination of Prawn, squid, sea bass, crostini and shell fish.Abaca is also famous for its tasty flat bread pizza. The thin crust pizza cut into squares and served on a rectangular board.
Among their top selling pizza is Mortadella Flatbread Pizza
(P 395.00). It is topped with Fontina Cheese (Cow’s milk Italian cheese) and Béchamel white sauce, organic arugula and garlic herb béchamel. Other tasty pizza flavours included Puntansessa (P395.00), Italian Salami (P 405.00), Salsiccia (P 395.00) and the famous Braised Duck Leg (P405.00).
For desserts, they have Banana Chocolate Trifle, Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brulee, Chocolate Hazelnut, Lemon Ricotta Cheese Cake and Homemade Ice Cream.
Abaca Bar also have wide selection of cocktail menu, a wide range of tequilas and single malts as well as tropical juices like coconut, mango and pineapple.
Abaca Restaurant is rated as the best restaurant in Cebu City. It is located few hours away from the business city of Cebu and just few minutes drive away from Shangri-La Mactan and Pink Hilton Hotel. Dining in the restaurant is by reservation only.