Cebu’s best tasting Rico’s Lechon is set to open its biggest restaurant on Friday, June 28, 2019, 11:30 a.m. at Unit F1 Jamestown, Mantawi International Drive, Mandaue City.
The 500 sq. m. branch will be the brand’s flagship outlet with a seating capacity of 300 pax, including four VIP rooms for meetings, gatherings and special functions with family and friends. The largest room can seat up to 80 guests, while the other three can each accommodate 20 pax.
Rico’s Lechon plates up its famous lechon in two flavors, original and spicy. Included in the menu are more Filipino favorites like Special Boneless Bangus, Sizzling Lechon Sisig, Monggos, Bicol Express, Kinilaw Na Tangigue (Ceviche), Calamares, Camaron Rebosado, Garlicky Squid Balls, Sinigang, Pinakbet, Chopsuey, and Pancit Canton.
Rico’s Lechon Mandaue will be offering new dishes, namely Grilled Pork Belly, Grilled Daing na Bangus, Ginataang Laing, Chicken Binakol, Beef Ampalaya, Sizzling Adobong Pusit, Buttered Mixed Seafoods, Seaweed Salad, Sisig Fried Rice, Chorizo Fried Rice, Sinigang na Bone-less Bangus, Sinigang na Baka at Baboy, and Seafood Sotanghon.
The restaurant is committed to delivering that experience of making diners feel at home in contemporary classic interiors designed to showcase the “Old Cebu with a Twist”. It also houses a Lechon Fulfillment Center for whole lechon orders and take out counter for pasalubong such as their in-house sauce, sukalami. Aside from food favorites, merchandise such as shirts, mugs and umbrellas are also available.
Rico’s Lechon in Mandaue will be its second outlet in Cebu, the other being in Mactan Promenade. It will soon reopen its Axis Entertainment Avenue, Escario next month. It can be found in five locations in Metro Manila, at Bonifacio Global City, Glorietta 1, Tiendesitas, UP Town Center, and SM Mall of Asia.
Founded in 1997 and turning 22 this August 2019, Rico’s Lechon serves traditional Cebu lechon roasted to perfection and mixed with garlic and leeks (“dahon ng sibuyas”). Rico’s Lechon received the award for TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2016 to 2018 and was the recipient of the Silver Stevie® Award at the fourth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Award in Tokyo, Japan in 2017. Rico’s Lechon ships nationwide to locations that has direct Cebu flights.
♥, JL Arnaiz