By Bohol Island News Staff | 01:02 PM December 20, 2020

Lechon. The word alone evokes happy memories during Filipino special occasion.

In almost any occasion in the country, lechon is a must. It is the star during fiestas, Christmas and other major celebrations. Famous chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain had rated our lechon the best in the world.

And what’s Christmas and New Year without the famous inasal/lechon (roasted suckling pig)?

Having lechon on the table is tradition for most Filipino families.

To usher in the holidays, we’ve done a survey in search of the tastiest lechon in Bohol.

This listing is based on the recommendations of food experts, foodies and certified lechon lovers.

To add your business, text: 09612307953;
email: boholislandnews@gmail.com.

Barangay Manga in Tagbilaran City is the lechon capital of Bohol. There are at least 10 lechon shops here. Lechon lovers trek to this barangay for its crunchy and tastiest lechon.

Lechon sellers here are still accepting orders for the media noche on Dec. 31.

Magnolia’s Delicious Lechon
Manga, Tagbilaran City

Magnolia’s sells one of the delicious lechons in the province since it opened in 1991.

Price:
Small (15-17 kilos) – P 4,500
Medium/Regular (18-20 kilos)-
P5,000
(21-25 kilos)- P5,500
Large (26-29 kilos) – P6,000
XL (30-33 kilos)- P6,500
XXL (37-38 kilos)- Php7,500
XXXL/Dambuhala (39-44 kilos) – P8,000

Free dinuguan and inatayan.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/eatsolami/
Contact: 0919-251-4864 (look for Maggie).

Bebie’s Lechon
Manga, Tagbilaran City

This family-run business has been serving rave-worthy lechon the past decades. The lechon is subtly spiced and seasoned with lemongrass, salt and leeks, among other secret ingredients.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/bebietorillo.rocas
Contact: 0999-582-3775

Jeffers Delicious Lechon
Manga, Tagbilaran City

Price:
Small- P4000
Medium -P5,000

Large-P7,000

*Free dinuguan, inatayan and 1.5 Coke
*Free delivery within Tagbilaran City

FB: https://www.facebook.com/JeffersDeliciousLechon/
Contact:
09103377530 /09175012337

Agapita’s Bohol Lechon

Price: P6, 000

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Agapitas-Bohol-Lechon-109234597323020/
Contact: 09207653633

Agta Lechon
Salazar Street, Taloto, Tagbilaran City

FB: https://www.facebook.com/miss.agta
Contact: 09095500310/ 09302866203.

Allan Lechon
K of C Drive, Tagbilaran City

AA’s Lechon House
Poblacion, Inabanga, Bohol

AA’s Lechon House is managed by Marie Therese Melicor Villamor.

AA’s lechon with seafoods and native chicken inside is the best seller.

*Free Garlic butter shrimp, Humba, Inatayan, Dinuguan, Lumpia Shanghai, Bam-i, Sawsaw and 2 bottles 1.5 Liter Coke

Delivery Charge Fee:
P150 – (Outside Inabanga)
*Free delivery within Inbanga.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/aaslechonhouse/
Contact: 09166925153/09336338117

PORK BELLY
Pork Belly Lechon is a roasted pork belly rolled and stuffed with herbs and spices. This is sometimes known as Cebuchon.

Boneless lechon vendors have experienced sales increase. They also noted that their prices have not increased.

Tito’s Big Belly
Booy, Tagbilaran City

Tito’s Big Belly is still accepting orders for December 24, 25, 31 and January 1. Few slots left.

Price:
Small-P1,600
Medium- P2, 000
Large-P2,400
XL-P2,900

FB: https://www.facebook.com/titosbigbelly
Contact:
Smart – (0929) 3422921
Globe – (0917) 7262439
Sun – (0932) 6156571
Landline – (038) 5017002

Tijan’s Boneless Inato
Palma Street, Tagbilaran City

Tijan’s Boneless Inato is managed by couple Tina and Jan Dumas.

It is affordable enough that the whole family and barkadas can enjoy the traditional lechon we love to eat. One pork belly is already enough for the family.

The lechon is cooked fresh every day, flavored with salt and pepper, spring onions, garlic and lemongrass, among others.

Price:
Small-P1,000
Medium-P1,500
Large–P2,000
Extra Large-P2,500

Original and spicy flavors.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/TiJansBonelessLechonInato/
Contact: 09077992983

Note: Fully booked on December 24, 2020.

MJ’s Boneless Lechon
Carmen, Bohol

Price:
Medium -P1,500

FB: https://www.facebook.com/mjbonelesslechon/
Contact: 0930-6756-309 / 09123879185

Delivery Charge Fee:
P150 – (Baclayon-Tagbilaran)
P100 – (Loboc-Loay)
P50 – (Batuan-Bilar)
P50 – (Sagbayan and Sierra Bullones)
Free Delivery – Carmen

Gavene’s Restaurant
Poblacion, Ubay

Price: P1, 900

FB: https://www.facebook.com/gavenesrestaurant/
Contact Number: 09380778704

Just Sizzlin’
P. Del Rosario Street, Tagbilaran City

Small Belly ( 850 to 950 grams) – P 650
Whole Slab ( 2.3 to 2.7 kgs)- P 1,950

FB: https://www.facebook.com/JustSizzlin/
Contact Nos: 0932 569 8352 or (038) 422-8551

By Bohol Island News

Your reliable source of news and content in the island and the rest of Central Visayas and Mindanao.

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