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The warm, sweet scent of freshly made barquillos would always welcome patrons and guests of De Ocampo’s, a renowned house of Ilonggo delicacies since 1896. What many people don’t know is that this staple pasalubong actually began as a mere food experiment. Adding sugar and milk to “ostya” leftover, Jose and Bessie De Ocampo made a recipe that lasted through the years. Other best sellers include toasted mammon, their version of biscocho, and pasencia. But they also offer a non-baked good that sells out quickly: the De Ocampo siopao.
Open: Open Everyday
Address: Sta. Isabel, Brgy. Baro, Iloilo City, Iloilo
Fee: N/A
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Nearby attractions

Madge Coffee
Attraction
0.23 km away

Madge Café is an iconic coffee shop in Iloilo located at the Lapaz Market. Decades have passed and they still use the same pre-war recipe concocted by Vicente de la Cruz. Aside from their strong Arabica coffee and delectable food, what sets the café apart is the ambiance of the place itseld. Far from contemporary coffee shops, Madge offers a very homey, laidback appeal. They also display the customized mugs of their regular customers which the owners deliver to the respective families  once the patron has departed. 

Nelly Garden
Attraction
1.06 km away

One of the most popular sites in Jaro, Iloilo is the grand Beaux Art mansion built in 1928—the Nelly Gardens. Its gate serves as the entrance to the celebrated past, while the lush garden area creates the perfect preview to the tall white mansion hailed as Iloilo’s Queen of Heritage Houses. Its garden area and the La Joya Hall have been repurposed and now serve as event venues. Interested parties can avail of the mansion tour (minimum of 5 persons).

The Original Biscocho Haus
Attraction
1.48 km away

For more than 40 years, the Original Biscocho Haus has been frequented by both locals and travelers from all over the world wanting to taste its wide array of delicious delicacies which include biscocho, barquillos, meringue, broas, toasted mamon, and tarts. Their signature butterscotch, a soft chewy pastry with a hint of sweetness, has also evolved through the years—from the original variant, its line now includes dates, mango, pineapple, and prunes. Upon the restoration of the flagship store, wood and steel elements, antique cabinets and accessories, Chinese pottery, and French windows were incorporated in the interiors and were later on applied to all  30 branches. Indeed, a trip to Iloilo wouldn't be complete without dropping by this pasalubong landmark! 

Where to stay

Casa La Granja Hotel
₱3571.00
Hotels and homes
0.91 km away

Experience the European ambiance and cuisine of Casa La Granja, a beautiful Spanish colonial villa, built at the edge of Lapaz, Iloilo City.The villa offers to its guests twelve luxurious rooms and suites overlooking the courtyard, with a fountain surrounded by a garden full of flowers and citrus blooms. The hotel has a fine gourmet restaurant, ballroom, a fashionable boutique that carries designer brands, and a swimming pool. All rooms are fully air conditioned with private toilet and bath, hot and cold shower, cable TV, and wireless internet.  Our five suites have spacious terraces and bathtubs. 

Regatta Hotel
₱1200.00
Hotels and homes
1.13 km away

Strategically located at General Luna St., Iloilo City, this hotel is a great choice for all types of travelers seeking comfortable accommodations. It has clean interiors, quality facilities, and amenities that guarantee a memorable stay.

Grand Xing Imperial Hotel
₱4000.00
Hotels and homes
1.20 km away

Strategically located at H. Montinola Corner Muelle Loney St.,Brgy. President Roxas, Iloilo City, this hotel is a great choice for all types of travelers seeking comfortable accommodations. It has clean interiors, quality facilities, and amenities that guarantee a memorable stay.

Getting there and around

Sta. Isabel, Brgy. Baro, Iloilo City, Iloilo

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