Cabalen is a buffet restaurant chain primarily serving traditional Filipino the influences from the Pampanga region of Central Luzon, ranging from Filipino, Thai, and even Japanese cuisines. However, most of the meals are from Kapampangan cuisine. Most of the restaurants are located in Metro Manila with one restaurant located on Davao City at SM Ecoland.

Cabalen, which literally translates to “a fellow Kapampangan”, is a group of casual – fine dining restaurants known for authentic Kapampangan dishes and different Filipino specialties, originating from Pampanga, such as Gatang Kohol (snails in coconut milk), betuteng tugak (stuffed frog), kamaru (crickets), adobong pugo (quail) and balut (developing bird embryo). These factors contributed to the food of Cabalen, the Kapampangan specialty restaurants. Most of the restaurants are located in Metro Manila with one restaurant located on Davao City at SM Ecoland.

Typical dishes include bopiz (kidney), Gatang Kohol (snails in coconut milk), Ensalata Ampalaya (a bitter gourd with garlic and ginger), and laing (a root vegetable in coconut milk). There is also pork, beef, and fish stews, as well as Chinese influenced fried lumpia, pinakbet (noodles), and adobo (traditional barbeque).  Cabalen is also known for purveying delicacies such as betuteng tugak (stuffed frog), kamaru (crickets), adobong pugo (quail) and balut (developing bird embryo).

Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quimpo Blvd | SM City Davao, cor. Tulip and Ecoland DriveDavao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Sur Province  >  Davao City
  • Phone Number: +63 82 297 6998
  • Eat-All-U-Can P298 (plus VAT)

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