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Jen Sarmiento

  • Writer's pictureJen Sarmiento

CIO's Kitchen: All Day Breakfast + A Picture Perfect Cafe

BREAKFAST and coffee are always a good idea and when it is good food, it is a great way to start the day.

CIO's kitchen is known as an All Day Breakfast Cafe though I didn't realize the place is PICTURE Perfect. Almost every spot in the cafe is perfect to add as part of your instragrammable feed. It comes with no surprise that this cafe is one of the best locations for pre-nuptial shoots in the CITY.

Welcome to CIO's Kitchen

This restaurant had a "HOMEY" and a very picturesque ambiance. It had wall murals in almost every corner. Which makes the store unique because while you enjoy their delicious meals, you get to take photos as well.

CIO's kitchen has two floors as well. Apparently, the second floor can be rented out for P10,000 consumable and it is normally used for functions and for pre-nuptials shoots.

The photos on the right are some of the MURALS in CIO's Kitchen. Cute isn't it? It is also very unique!

So there's no wonder why stylists prefer this place because not only is the food consumable but there's a lot of picture opportunities here!

I got a chance to pose and shoot with some of the murals while waiting for the food and I had a really great time!

Dinner was finally served after a few minutes and I must say, what a selection! They had an interesting take on the usual breakfast food.

We started off with a CAESAR salad and a Citrus cooler, followed by a YAKULT SLUSH, which was very good! Then we had our mains: There was Beefy Beef Sisig, A sausage platter, Their famous: JUMBO PORK STEAK, Juicy Adobo and their Sardine Pasta.

What can I say about the dishes? Well, they were ALL VERY GOOD! But of course there should be your favorite choices so some of my favorites were their "BEEFY BEEF" sisig, which is normally pork right? Crispy Adobo, which is the sweetened JUICY adobo , crispy and sweet on the outside and soft on the inside, and then the Sardine Pasta.

After dinner, we were served their dessert and I must say, It was the best part of the meal. Talk about HEALTHY! They had an unusual yet unique take on the turon. It was made of fresh Camote and Ube Halaya and it was coated in caramel. I seriously cannot wait to order this again! They do deliveries via Honest Bee and Grab by the way!

Love sauces and dips? They sell their very own chili there by the way! It's super delicious and worth every penny!

They have several other dishes we have yet to try but based on the experience we had, I will definitely come back for more! Thank you so much for the delicious dinner, CIO's! Will come back soon!

CIO'S Kitchen is opened daily! They are open from 8:00 AM-9:00 PM on Sundays-Thursdays and 8:00 AM- 10:00 PM on Fridays & Saturday's. Check them out at Door 8. Plaza Nouvelle, E. Benedict St. Zapatera, Cebu City.

For Reservations:

Tel: (032) 401 1913

Instagram: @cioskitchencebu

Check them out today!



Photos by : Kirby Yu Bun-an | Fujifilm XT20 , 16mm 1.4


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