May 19, 2011

Legaspi: 1st Colonial Grill.

Our first meal in Legaspi was in 1st Colonial Grill. We were starving from our long journey from Donsol, so after dropping off our bags in our hotel room, we went to look for some delicious food. Since my friend E read about 1st Colonial Grill and their famous sili ice cream, we decided to have lunch there. We had pinangat, lechon kawali, and plain rice.

The pinangat was okay. I personally liked it. We found the lechon kawali quite bland though. We were halfway through our meal when we realized we weren't very happy with it.

So we ordered this tinapa fried rice -- a delicious mix of fried rice, tinapa, itlog maalat, green mangoes, and tomatoes. It was tasty, hearty, garlicky, and it certainly added some magic into our meal.

Many people would say that if you're not happy with something, change it. In this case, order more food! :) Ah, you should see how much ice cream E and I consumed that day!

Service in 1st Colonial Grill needs a lot of improvement and perhaps, staff training. Other than that though, this restaurant is a must-try when in Legaspi.

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1st Colonial Grill
Old Albay District
Rizal Street, Legazpi City
Phone: +63 52 4831212

Pacific Mall and SM City-Naga
Legazpi City
Phone: +63 52 4811213

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  1. i get to travel when i read this space..i love it..;-)
    that lechon kawali is a temptation;-)

  2. Yuuuum, this makes me crave for lechon kawali. Comfort food makes me happy although it's bad for my cholesterol.

  3. am in the mood for tinapa fried rice, giggles and conversations!

    just as it was, exactly. here's to more travels!

  4. oh, that tinapa fried rice is making me salivate! i'm wiping my drool off my desk as i type this. =)

  5. Bel: Isn't it sad how all the yummy stuff are not good for our health? :D

    Awesome photography you have! :)

  6. Chelo: Thank you. Ah, yes. I know temptations. LOL.

  7. Pinkcookies: Truly yum! (well, except for the lechon kawali. haha).

  8. Patricia: Hahaha! I cannot imagine you drooling! :D

  9. Our pharmacy is right beside Colonial Grill's building so I get to eat there a lot whenever I go home from Manila (studying in Manila). My comment is food here ranges from okay to delicious. The service DOES need improvement, though. And the buko juice in a shell is not even cold so it's not as delicious as it should be.

  10. John: I think that's really a fair review. I agree with you. :)


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