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# 61 J.M. Basa Street, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (24 reviews)
“pancit” (10 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
Philippine, Fast food, Asian, Chinese
# 61 J.M. Basa Street, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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Reviews (134)
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Oh my! I can't help but eating the ever famous siopao at Roberto's. when it comes to the size I would recommend the Queen of course.

Thank darrelljava
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There queen size siopaos' are one of the best seller in this restaurant. Reasonable price and good taste. Oversee Filipino workers and other nationalities flock here just to taste the homemade siopao.

Thank Tearyll
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Completing our Iloilo trip by eating on this famous old time restaurant in downtown Iloilo: Roberto's, the best siopao in town. Ilonggo's hail to king & queen siopao.

Thank Robe Jan Ivan P
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Also an Iloilo institution. Very tasty! Although, a little too sweet for me and had finer /tastier dough from other siopaos. See pic below for diff options n price points. Suggest you buy early since the "queen" siopao easily solds out! Its really an eatery...More

Thank Duoventures
Reviewed 24 April 2017

What can I say, I just go for the siopao and sotanghon guisado. Still the same as it used to be in the 80's. Packed with people. Best to just order take away and eat it at home or somewhere with aircon.

Thank Evee v
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We ate a lot already since we ordered chicken and pancit but they said that their siopao is a must try, even with a full stomach we can't help but eat the siopao. The best. And I like the fact that they have maintained the...More

Thank MBDAce
Reviewed 10 April 2017

since i was a child we always order siopao, hamburger, lumpia, meatballs and lomi. up to now the taste is still the same. love this place... ;)

Thank ber2020
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered their siopao queen which had bacon chicken pork adobo with egg and chinese sausage for my breakfast and it was filling enough. The bread bun is moist while the filling is generous. I also ordered their beef meatballs. They also offer a variety of...More

Thank wardrobeantics
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Me and a friends is backpacking our way through Asia and are really not picky with our food. We found this restaurant on trip advisor and thought we would try it out. Really not worth it, we didn't finish and went to another restaurant. Really...More

Thank Hampus F
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Tried everything on the menu. Only worth trying is sio pao but if you put alot of msg anything will tatse good. Fried Chicken over cooked. Meatball is what you find in any canteen. Don't know own why this is popular. Prices aren't that cheap....More

Thank Gordonchef
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Nearby Attractions
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1.12 km away
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.50 km away
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.52 km away
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1.29 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How many hours /days is the life span of the famous siopaos? :) Thanks!
15 June 2017|
Response from LAKADBRATINELO | Reviewed this property |
For me 2-3 days if not refrigerated, because of the salted egg.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 61 J.M. Basa Street, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Panay Island  >  Iloilo Province  >  Iloilo City
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