Coco Lime Filipino/Asian Food – Subic Bay, Zambales Philippines
Locals typically know where to find all the best restaurants. When you visit Coco Lime Filipino/Thai/Asian Restaurant, you will not only notice tourists from outside the area, but workers and businesspeople from local companies and government offices. It’s typical to see anxious and hungry patrons lined up in front of the restaurant just prior to the restaurant’s lunch or dinner opening time. That’s when you know you are in the right place. Depending on the crowd, you may have a little bit of a wait, but most people say it is well worth it. Many like to call ahead to make reservations as it can get busy during peak lunch and dinner hours. The reason for this is that the prices are affordable, quantities good for sharing, and the quality of the food is normally excellent and consistent. The location is convenient, strategically placed at the entrance to the Harbor Point Mall along Rizal Hwy. So before or after your shopping trip, business tasks or Subic fun, stop by to have some authentic Filipino and Asian food to maintain your sustenance and energy. The restaurant is typically open for lunch then closes a few hours until the diner crowd later in the day.
ATMOSPHERE AND SEATING AT COCO LIME
The atmosphere is simple, yet energetic and bright. The high wood ceiling, tile floors and wood tables and chairs work well together. There is a covered outdoor eating area for getting together with your beer drinking, compadres when the weather is nice. Large glass floor to ceiling windows and glass doors create an open and clean feeling. Even though the restaurant is usually busy, the staff is typically friendly and accommodating. The restaurant serves families of just about any size with bestselling set meal menus for up to ten people.
FOOD AND MENU ITEMS AT COCO LIME
You can consider the food at Coco Lime to be in the category of Filipino/Asian fusion comfort food with some Thai food selections available. The menu consists of mainly classic, authentically prepared Filipino items full of the flavor and character you expect as a Filipino or foreigner wanting to try the flavors of the Philippines.
Fried spring rolls or chili chicken wings provide a starting point and complement the full course food experience of your meal.
Soups, Noodles and Rice
Soups such as pochero beef soup and sinigang na gipon are also great starters. For the noodle lovers, Filipino dishes such as seafood pancit canton and pancit bihon guisado are waiting to grace your pallet. There are rice selections to satisfy almost all tastes starting with standard steamed rice, bagoong rice, Coco Limes famous pineapple rice, nasi goreng, Japanese fried rice, inasai chicken rice, adobo binalot rice, beef tenderloin rice, beef teppan rice, garlic rice and more.
Filipino and Asian Items
Traditional Filipino and some Asian menu items just keep coming with beef tenderloin, sizzling bulalo steak, Asian beef ribs, beef ampalaya coriander prawns, shrimp tempura, shrimp rolls, nilasing na hipon, pinakbet stew, mixed vegetable oysters, beef kare kare, seafood kare kare, vegetable kare kare, shrimp fu yong, laing, bicol express, sweet & sour fish fillet, calamares, sizzling tiyan ng bangus, fish tuos, crispy fried tilapia, and daing na bangus. Some of our favorite general Asian dishes are the yellow chicken curry, fried chicken Chinese style, garlic basil chicken, chicken lollipop and fried chicken fingers, fish tofu black bean, tofu steak and tofu w/shitake mushrooms, grilled assorted seafoods, grilled squid, grilled boneless bangus.
Conclusion of the Menu
For most Filipinos, and Asian food lovers of all types, they are sure to find the items they are hungry for at Coco Lime. So, if Asian food is your thing while spending time in Subic, the menu is full and waiting for you and your group to indulge.
The extensive menu selections, mostly Filipino, is predominately mentioned in online reviews. The Pineapple rice is repeatedly mentioned as a unique and can’t miss menu item. Many online reviewers are surprised at the quantity and quality of food for the reasonable price point. Comments about the atmosphere and clean premises are also prevalent. Value seems to be the majority comment with one family feeding a party of 10 for only around PhP4,300. Another patron’s online review mentioned they were able to order spring rolls, large crispy pata, Beef Kare-kare, seafood pancit canton, and Bulalo, 10 cups of rice and 1 pitcher of iced tea at only about PhP2,700. Many reviews talk about returning to this all-time favorite restaurant whenever they are in Subic.
Coco Lime Filipino/Asian Food – Along Rizal Hiway, Across Times Square Cinema Subic Bay, Rizal Hwy, Olongapo, 2200 Zambales, Philippines
+63 47 252 2412