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Breakthrough Restaurant

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Molo-Arevalo Boulevard | Sto. Nino, Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
+63 33 337 3027
09:00 - 21:00
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Iloilo City, Philippines
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make a leisurely lunch with good seafood choices and dishes while enjoying the fresh breeze from the ocean. It does get really windy on some days, though. Try the fresh seafood and the sizzling crab.

Thank aimacarmela
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this resto long time ago. Recently I got a chance to visit and get amazed my the food.. Gets even better! the beat mango float I have tasted my entire life.. lechon melts in your mouth!! good customer service, huge and clean space..

Thank Ailyn P
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch today and we are very satisfied with their food. As suggested by our server we got managat (mangrove jack) wherein we had the head part as soup and the lower part grilled, grilled cat fish, grilled bangus belly, grilled squid with filling and fish kinilaw. We had fresh coconut juice and buko halohalo for dessert. Everything... More 

Thank Bem G
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113 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice and super fresh sea food, lively playing in water basins where u can choose the fresh fish u wanna eat Very nice cooking that preserves the original flavor and character of each fish without overpowering it with different flavors The staff are very nice and accommodating which makes u feel as home The place is very simple ,... More 

Thank Ibrahim E
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Bad rating for exorbitant prices! Sourcing prime seafood hereabouts for quality or freshness are best practices in resto business but being readily available around these islands and if one knows local wet market costs you'll see the over the top charges they pass to customers. They bill a thousand for a kilo of crabs and the additional cooking charges applied... More 

Thank Joseph Aldric G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Breakthrough Seafoods Rstaurant is a must in one's itinerary, if you want good and tasty sefoods... go to breakthrough. they serve the best baked scallops in town, they also serve mouth-watering baked talaba. try also their abalone sashimi if you love sashimis. plus the ambiance is very relaxing as you are dining beside the shoreline. you can take a walk... More 

Thank Ryan T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious and we can't believe we paid only about P3,200 for 5 pax, for order of 5-6 viands and soda/beer.

Thank Gigi M
Iloilo City, Philippines
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A restaurant well known for its fresh seafood dishes, Breakthrough is located along the infamous villa beach of iloilo. This beach used to be a family destination but because illegal settlers filled the the shore area along the road, the beach is no longer reachable. Floating debris from the houses' toilets abound as the residents make the beach their septic... More 

Thank Tina S
Quezon City, Philippines
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

breakthrough restaurant is the best place to eat in iloilo, loved by locals and tourists. me and my team had lunch here during our second day, and i must say, this place was a must visit restaurant in iloilo. fresh seasfoods, they are the best. baked oysters wwere superb too! and the ambiance was amazing, overlooking the beach, feeling the... More 

Thank nlegarda491
Iloilo City
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Fresh seafoods and good native food. The place is usually packed every night specially on weekends. They serve 'live' seafoods and great selection of native Filipino food. Buy lately, the taste isn't the same and I suspect they put way too much MSG that eating there will make you thirsty. But overall, a place not to miss when in Iloilo.

Thank Integrus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Philippine, Seafood, Asian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Molo-Arevalo Boulevard | Sto. Nino, Villa Arevalo, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Panay Island  >  Iloilo Province  >  Iloilo City
  • Phone Number: +63 33 337 3027

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