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February 16, 2012

ILOILO FOOD TRIP: Breakthrough, Number 1 Tourist Destination in Iloilo!

February 16, 2012

ILOILO FOOD TRIP: Breakthrough, Number 1 Tourist Destination in Iloilo!

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Breakthrough is the undisputed king of fresh seafood in Iloilo and the number one tourist spot in the city.

Ultimate Visayan Food Trip Series:

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It's a fresh seafood restaurant by the beach...

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with a simple carinderia turo-turo display where you order. 

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It is famous for its Aligue Rice, 

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the Managat fish (also known as red snapper or mangrove jack) that they culture on their own, and ...

Imbao, a large fatty clam version which is a pride of the Visayan region and best eaten raw.

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Native chicken inasal,

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fresh oysters, and ...

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... baked clams are also served here.

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If you are lucky, you can eat the seasonal angel-wing shaped diwal from Capiz! 

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The restaurant is the brainchild of marine biologist Raymundo Robles, who just wanted to have a side restaurant business for his wife.  It was named after every scientist’s aspiration, which is to achieve a breakthrough in his/her field.

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The best part of the Breakthrough experience is being able to enjoy the glorious food (and their popular vinegar called Sinamak)

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... with the fresh sea breeze blowing around you.

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For a native dessert, watch out for manong selling these native molasses :) 

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Villa Beach, Barangay Sto. Niño Sur, Arevalo, Iloilo, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 33 337-3027

Ultimate Visayan Food Trip Series:

Live an Awesome Life,

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Full Disclosure: Nothing to disclose. We paid for our meals. We are not connected with the owners or the organizations promoting this restaurant. 

P.S. If you don't have the time to travel all the way to Breakthroug in Arevalo, Iloilo, you can try their branch in the city called Ponsyon by Breakthrough in Plazuela de Iloilo. 

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