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Zagpa Grill and Resto Bar: a foodie’s paradise on the island


The Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) is the perfect place for most Dabawanyos who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Davao City. But what is an escape without a gastronomic trip?

Dining at island resorts is expensive for budget travelers.

Luckily a group of friends who like to explore the island opened Zagpa Grill and Resto Bar, the first grill and resto-bar on the island that offers a li-grill for just P299 per person in an outdoor dining experience. looks spacious and Instagrammable.

“We are a group of friends who love cycling and as we observed in Samal, there are not many restaurants outside the stations. We all know that eating at resorts is expensive, so we came up with the idea of ​​setting up our own grill and resto-bar outside of a resort,” said Andrew Worsley, one of the owners. of Zagpa Grill and Resto. said Bar.

Its P299 unli-grill includes entrees, pork, chicken, hot dogs, mussels, shrimp, chorizo, soup, rice, fruit, juices and desserts. It also offers a variety of a la carte dishes that are mostly Filipino dishes, like their must-try Pork Sisig.

The resto-bar also has a gift shop that allows local entrepreneurs to display their products such as woven bags, baskets, hats, wallets, shell ornaments, etc.

Zagpa also supports local farmers by giving them a way to sell ornamental and fruit plants, which suit the rustic look of the resto-bar’s garden dining room.

“The concept of the restaurant is that we want to support our local businesses, especially in Samal, so we met with the DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) in Samal. We have invited all the local businesses here that make local products…we want to give them the opportunity to showcase and sell their products to a wider audience,” explained Charles Te, one of the owners.

Zagpa will also soon offer a spacious KTV room that can accommodate 12-15 people when the Covid-19 alert level restrictions ease.

A fully air-conditioned function room can also be used for birthdays, family celebrations, etc. can accommodate 30 people. The buffet is available for around P350-450 per person.

Zagpa Grill and Resto Bar is located in Kinawitnon, Babak (next to Petro Gazz station), Igacos and opens from 10am to 8pm daily. You can reach them on their Facebook page at Zagpa Grill & Resto or email them at [email protected] for reservations.