If authentic Filipino food is your thing, it would be a big mistake not to try the popular Kuya J Restaurant, located at SM CITY North Wing in Bacolod City.
Kuya J Restaurant SM Bacolod is a casual dining restaurant that serves delectable Filipino dishes. Upon arrival, you will be warmly greeted by the friendly staff – something you can well expect from a place with a nickname “City of Smiles.”
What sets Kuya J apart from other Pinoy Restos is not just the staff and the place itself. What’s amazing here is that they serve their dishes with exciting twists. Going through the menu will give you a sense of comfort, knowing you are ordering dishes you have grown to love.
Interestingly though, you will notice that the food are given a unique spin.
Here are our Top Favorites:
1] Fried Halo-Halo
Take for example this treasured Filipino dessert. The deliciously classic Halo-Halo has been reinvented and offered as Fried Halo-Halo. This time, you get to enjoy it with wrapped with lumpia wrapper and deep fried.
2] Tablea Coffee Flan
Are you a big fan of Leche flan? Well, in Kuya J Restaurant SM Bacolod , you can order the Table Flan with Coffee Syrup. This yummy treat is made from 100% Batangas Tablea and is topped with coconut shavings and bits of barquillos.
3] Chorizo Dinamitas
Spice lovers, on the other hand, will be thrilled with the Chorizo Dinamitas.
As you can probably figure out from its name, this is Cebuano chorizo combined with dynamites (or stuffed chili pepper) for your spicy cravings. Dip it in the special sauce and you will be pleased with the crispy, tasty sensation this will leave in your mouth.
4] Pochero Tagalog
Kuya J Restaurant SM Bacolod‘s Pochero Tagalog is made of Slow-cooked beef shank in a rich savory broth. With corn, saging na saba, kamote and Baguio beans.
5] Grilled Scallops
Served with butter and cheese, Grilled Scallops boast perfect sweetness and buttery goodness. This dish is so rich and delicious it goes perfect with rice. A single bite will instantly confirm why this has become one of Kuya J’s best sellers.
6] Binagoongan Rice
Sinangag with bagoong alamang. Topped with chopped binagoongang baboy, green mangoes, bell peppers and red onions.
7] Crispy Pata
Of course, this post will never be complete without mentioning Kuya J Restaurant SM Bacolod‘s famous Crispy Pata. This pork recipe is unquestionably the most well-known Pinoy dish among the bunch. It can either be enjoyed as a main dish or even as a Pulutan. Yes, you can try this one with the awesome Dalandan Beer.
Kuya J’s version of a Filipino favorite, cooked ideally to achieve the right consistency of the veggies, with meat and shrimp.
9] Crispy Catfish
Crispy Catfish is a Battered deep-fried catfish seasoned wth spices, served with tuba-soy sauce and bagoong mayo.
10 Lumpia Presko
Kuya J Restaurant SM Bacolod’s Lumpia Presko. It is made up of sautéed crabmeat and bamboo shoots filling rolled in malunggay infused wrapper with sweet garlic sauce.
Prices are even affordable at Kuya J that’s why this restaurant is definitely worth trying. Customers love it for offering the best Filipino dining experience in a reasonable cost.
Kuya J Restaurant SM Bacolod
Kuya J Restaurant is located at the ground floor of SM City Bacolod Northwing Expansion, Rizal Street, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. They are open daily from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM. For more information, check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KuyaJResto