FAST Logistics Group, the leading logistics and distribution company in the Philippines, features the best delicacies in Bohol including dishes and treats you should not miss on your next vacation.

Bohol is more than just the world-famous Chocolate Hills. The famous tourist destination is home to pristine beaches, adventure parks, and unique wildlife for tourists to enjoy. The province also takes pride of its history and heritage, evident in its ancient churches and historic landmarks. But apart from enjoying the sights, visitors should savor the delicacies and unique flavors of the island province.

Whether you’re a devoted foodie, a travel enthusiast, or someone who just wants to taste something new, Bohol has something for you. To help you plan your next summer getaway, FAST has listed Boholano delicacies for you to enjoy.

In Bohol, various restaurants pancit bam-i. It is a flavorful Filipino dish combining canton and sotanghon noodles with pork, chicken, shrimp, and vegetables.


Calamay is a sticky and sweet delicacy made from glutinous rice, coconut milk, and brown sugar. It has a texture similar to the popular kakanin “suman” but with a richer flavor. This is among the province’s delicious desserts that complement any meal. Calamay can be found in most pasalubong shops in Bohol and is often packaged in colorful containers or coconut shells, making it an ideal gift for friends and family.

Chorizo de Bohol

Chorizo de Bohol is a traditional Filipino sausage from the island of Bohol. Known for its unique blend of spices and sweet-savory flavor, this delicacy is made from ground pork and is often enjoyed grilled, fried, or incorporated into various dishes. It is typically served by food markets during breakfast with rice, as well as a sauce made of vinegar, garlic, and sometimes chili. Some tourists buy chorizo de Bohol as pasalubongs to share a taste of Bohol with friends and family back home.

When visiting Bohol, tourists can marvel at the iconic Chocolate Hills, unwind on the pristine beaches of Panglao Island like Alona Beach, or dive and snorkel at the vibrant Balicasag Island. They can also stroll through Bilar’s man-made forest and Corella’s Tarsier sanctuary. Zip-lining, ATV riding, and cave explorations are also available for adventure-seeking travelers.


Visitors should also try halang-halang, a spicy coconut milk-based dish akin to a soup or stew. The word “halang” means spicy in Visayan, and this dish lives up to its name. Made with either chicken or pork, chili peppers, lemongrass, and ginger, halang-halang has a fiery kick served with vegetables for added texture and mild sweetness.

Humbang Langka

Also among must-try traditional dishes is humbang langka, in which young jackfruit (langka) is cooked in a savory-sweet braise. The jackfruit absorbs the rich flavors of soy sauce, garlic, onions, lemongrass, ginger, and a touch of brown sugar, creating a dish that is both hearty and comforting. Often served with steamed rice, humbang langka is a delicious meal to enjoy in the island province. Try the delicious humbang langka at Amore Cruises Village Floating Restaurant in Loboc, Bohol.

Humbang Langka is one of the most popular dishes served at Loboc floating restaurant. They customize their menu to cater to their guests’ diverse tastes and preferences, ensuring a unique and enjoyable dining experience for travelers.

Native Fried Chicken

Visiting Bohol’s iconic Chocolate Hills in the municipality of Carmen is not complete without indulging in their famous native fried chicken, a culinary delight highly recommended by locals. This must-try dish features native chicken, which is boiled first and then deep-fried to golden perfection. It is best enjoyed with rice dishes and a mix of vinegar and soy sauce. You can find this native chicken at Tany’s Fried Chicken House in Poblacion Sur in Carmen, Bohol.

Organic Ice Cream

Tourists with sweet tooth will surely enjoy the organic ice cream from Bohol Bee Farm. A well-loved brand in Bohol, their ice cream comes in a variety of flavors such as chocolate, vanilla, durian, malunggay (moringa), pandan, and dragonfruit. The farm uses only fresh, organic ingredients to create its products, making it a top choice for those with dietary restrictions or those looking for healthier options.

The best time to visit Bohol is during the summer. The island is easily accessible by both air and sea, with flights arriving at Tagbilaran Airport and ferries connecting Bohol to other islands. For accommodation, consider staying at Oceanica Resort in Barangay Bolod, Panglao which offers comfortable villas and boasts the longest stretch of white sand beach in the province.

The beaches in Bohol are a tropical paradise with crystal clear waters and pristine white sands. Perfect for relaxation and adventure, they offer stunning views and unforgettable experiences.

Pancit Bam-i

Pancit Bam-i is a dish that combines both canton and sotanghon noodles. The difference in thickness and textures of both noodles adds to the harmony of flavors that brim on any plate of this dish. It is also packed with protein such as pork, chicken, shrimp, and sliced sausage. All these ingredients are perfectly seasoned with soy sauce, fish sauce, and an array of spices, such as garlic, ginger, and black pepper, giving it an extraordinary blend of Pinoy flavors that tantalize the taste buds. 

Peanut Kisses

A Boholano take on meringue cookies, peanut kisses are a popular snack made from ground peanuts, egg whites, and sugar. Shaped like the iconic Chocolate Hills, these bite-sized treats are light, airy, and crunchy and best partnered with hot chocolate. This popular delicacy can be purchased in every grocery store, souvenir shop, local eateries, or even street stall in the province, especially in Tagbilaran City and outlets near the air and sea ports. You can buy peanut kisses in pieces or big quantities.

Takla in Gata

Seafood enthusiasts will enjoy takla in gata, a traditional dish that is a staple in many Boholano households. It is made from freshwater fish cooked in coconut milk and various spices to create a rich and flavorful stew. Tourists can savor this dish at local markets and eateries across the island, a testament to the province’s abundance of fresh seafood.

When planning your next vacation to Bohol, indulge in these must-try dishes and bring home some pasalubongs for your loved ones.

Enjoying Tasty Dishes in Bohol

The culinary scene of Bohol is as diverse and vibrant as its landscapes. From savory dishes like native fried chicken and pancit bam-i to sweet delights like calamay and peanut kisses, there’s something to satisfy every palate.

Bohol’s must-try dishes are best enjoyed with a variety of condiments and dips. For an elevated dining experience, explore NutriAsia’s Datu Puti vinegar, Datu Puti soy sauce, Mang Tomas, and UFC Banana Ketchup. These condiments provide a harmonious blend of sweet, salty, and sour flavors, enhancing your meals to perfection. Watch the video below to learn more.

FAST Logistics Group, the Philippines’ largest end-to-end logistics and distribution company, ensures that NutriAsia products used in daily meals are available, accessible, and affordable throughout the Visayas. Grocery stores, restaurants, and even sari-sari stores in provinces like Bohol can rely on FAST’s distribution services for on-time and cost-effective deliveries of well-loved condiments and dips from NutriAsia, which are highly valued by customers seeking a delightful gastronomic experience.

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