No doubt, halo-halo is the best remedy to answer the thirst this summer. This comfort food for the Filipinos is sure to satisfy the cravings for something cold and worth to eat for the season!

While there has been “cold war” among halo-halo stations all over Cebu, it’s always better to ‘taste’ all sides before concluding the winner. Thus, here are the different halo-halo spots in Cebu you can visit and compare this season!

  1. Melton’s Halo-halo

Melton’s halo-halo has been tested and proven by the locals of Pardo, Cebu City. For years, this has been the ultimate favorite of the locals because of its Super Special Halo-halo that comes with 2 scoops of icecream topped on its regular shaved ice, langka, peanuts, milk, gulaman, buko, and sweetened monggo.

Starting Price: P65

Location: Tabura Street, Pardo, Cebu City | Barangay Tisa, Cebu City

Photo from Melton's Halo Halo
Photo from Melton’s Halo Halo
Photo by Jason Wang
Photo by Jason Wang

Melton's Halo Halo

  1. Monbis Halo-halo

If you want a finer version of the original halo-halo so as to make the most of what you pay for, this Monbis is the one for you! Aside from the regular ingredients, Monbis’ halo-halo is topped with banana slices, buko strips, Hershey’s syrup, and a scoop of ice cream.

Starting Price: P75

Location: Barangay Tisa, Cebu City | Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City

Monbi's Halo Halo

Photo from Monbi's Halo Halo Inayawan Branch
Photo from Monbi’s Halo Halo Inayawan Branch

READ REVIEW: Is Monbi’s Halo-Halo Worth It?

3. Hans’ Halo Halo

If you want to make your halo-halo more personalized, then Hans’ halo-halo is the place to go! Instead of making your regular set of halo-halo, Hans’ allows you to choose your own ingredients! So you can do away with the peanuts of you are allergic to them and replace it with other goodies instead! Tick six from the eleven ingredients – leche flan, monggo, coconut, gulaman, sago, cornflakes, langka, ube, nata de coco, and more – that you can choose from! You also pair this with hotdog, burger, footlong, siopao, siomai, and many other snacks to go with.

Starting Price: P65

Location: Barangay Tisa, Cebu City | ABC Aznar Road, Urgello Street, Cebu City

Han's Halo halo

4. Majestic Restaurant

Though Majestic Restaurant is known for its Chinese dishes, this restaurant also serve the best dessert in town including their own version of Snow Ice Halo-halo. This comes in finely-grained ice shavings which is very consistent upon melting into the mouth. The milk has been thoroughly absorbed in the ice making it more enjoyable to savor. It is topped with rice crispies and leche flan that makes even more delectable to enjoy along with your regular meal.

Starting Price: P108+

Location: Ayala Center, Cebu | Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu City

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Photo from Majestic Restaurant

5. Ice Castle Halo Halo and Ice Cream House

Even before the craze for halo-halo began, Ice Castle has been a favorite destination for many because of their delectable presentations that come in very satisfying sizes! They also offer ice cream splits, sundaes, parfaits, juices, shakes, and sandwiches to go along with these.

Location: SM City, Ayala Center, Cebu Raintree Mall, Mango Square, Gaisano Mactan, and Crossroad Mall.

Photo from Mariah Gracia Bendecio Cantere
Photo from Mariah Gracia Bendecio Cantere

6. Ice Giants Desserts and Snacks

If a single serving of halo-halo is not enough, why not try the gigantic serving of Ice Giants? It’s a fun way to beat the summer heat together with friends and family with their 3kgs of giant ice dessert creations that is good for 10 persons! You may choose among their bestsellers: Chocolate Titans, Mango Magnifico, and the class halo-halo.

Starting Price: P495

Location: Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City

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Photo from Ice Giants Desserts and Snacks

7. Am’s Halo-halo and Dessert Cafe

Your halo-halo go-to in Brgy Tisa. They serve Classic, Special and Cookies & Cream mixed with 100% milk for that creamy halo halo. They also serve their own “Halo-halo Rice or known as Lamaw”, it has steamed rice, topped with 2 pieces of siomai, and what’s a siomai without its spicy sauce, and sliced boiled eggs garnished with spring onion slices.

Location: Katipunan St., Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City (between Shell & Mr. Liempo – across La Paloma Gate 2)

Price: Classic: 65 pesos; Special: 75 pesos; Oreo: 75 pesos

Photo from Ann
Photo from Ann
Photo from Ann
Photo from Ann
Photo from Ann
Photo from Ann
The Halo Halo Rice or the Lamaw. Photo from AM'S Halo-halo & Dessert Cafe
The Halo Halo Rice or the Lamaw. Photo from AM’S Halo-halo & Dessert Cafe

AM’s Halo-Halo & Dessert Cafe

There’s a new halo-halo go-to, located in Katipunan St., Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City. They serve Classic, Special and Cookies & Cream. Classic: 65 pesos;…

8. Timo’s Halo Halo
Aside from serving the classic Halo Halo we all are used to, Timo’s Halo Halo have their own unique flavors such as the Cheetos Halo Halo, Butter Caramel Halo Halo, Choco Brownie Halo Halo, Strawberry Banana Halo Halo, and Mango Float Halo Halo.

Location: Sabellano Street, Punta Princesa Labangon, Cebu City
TIMO Halo-Halo

Photo by Apple Prieto
Photo by Apple Prieto
Photo by Apple Prieto
Photo by Apple Prieto

TIMO Halo-Halo

Photo by Apple Prieto
Photo by Apple Prieto

READ REVIEW: Timo’s Cheesy CHEETOS Halo Halo– Yay Or Nay?

Of course, you may enjoy your favorite halo-halo in your favorite fastfood chains like Mang Inasal, Chowking, MyJoy, or you may opt to may your own! Beat the heat this summer and enjoy this treat for the family and friends.

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NOTE: *Price and location may change without further notice*

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