Captain A’s Seafood Grill

By on August 8, 2012

Have you ever experienced a boodle fight? Everything Cebu was invited to a boodle-fight style food tasting at Captain A’s Seafood Grill last July 9, 2012. With all the lip-smacking dishes, it was definitely a fight that you would want to get involved in.

For those who don’t know, a boodle fight, as defined by Captain A’s, means “eating combat” or “attack the food.” It is an eating tradition involving the members of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) where everyone, regardless of age and rank, gathers around a very long table to share a meal. As a symbol of fraternity and equality, they dig into the food spread over banana leaves or old newspapers with their bare hands; there are no plates or eating utensils. Boodle fights are usually done in celebration of special occasions or successful events.

A boodle fight may be commonly practiced here in the Philippines, but a lot of Filipinos do not really know what it is or have not experienced it yet. Captain A’s has found a way to allow their guests to experience this unique military dining experience. They offer boodle-fight style meals perfect for families, friends and other big groups. Diners have the option to use plates and utensils or capture the authentic boodle-fight spirit by eating directly from the banana leaves with their bare hands.

Established in 2010, Captain A’s takes pride in being the first restaurant to introduce this boodle-fight concept here in Cebu. The restaurant knows boodle fight by heart since one of the owners belonged to a military family. To impart this concept to non-military people, the owners decided to offer seven (7) such options:

1. Battle of Mactan, which costs Php1,080, was named after the historical battle between Lapu-Lapu and Ferdinand Magellan in 1521.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited plain rice

-Bagoong Rice

-Grilled Shrimps

-Grilled Tilapia

-1/2 Chicken Barbeque

-Kinilaw na Tanguige

-Beef Kare-Kare

-Ensaladang Manga with Bagoong,

-Salted Egg with Tomato

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

2. Loakan Fiesta, which costs Php1,080, was named after the town in Baguio City where the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) is located.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited plain rice

-Java Rice

-Grilled Squid

-Grilled Pork Belly

-Steamed Crabs

-Grilled Clams

-Nilasing na Hipon

-Sinigang na Bangus

-Pinakbet

-Ensaladang Labanos with Dilis

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

3. D’ Original, which costs Php1,240, consists of the original dishes in the military boodle-fight tradition.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited plain rice

-Sardines Rice

-Chicken and Pork Adobo

-Grilled Squid

-Grilled Prawns

-Deep Fried Crabs

-Ensaladang Talong

-Tuna and Crab Meat Sisig

-Grilled Tuna Belly

-Salted Egg with Tomato and Onion

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

4. Sinugba Festival, which costs Php1,175, consists of delectable grilled food items.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited plain rice

-Garlic Rice

-Inihaw na Pork Belly

-Inihaw na Manok

-Inihaw na Pusit

-Inihaw na Bangus

-Baked Scallops

-Mongo Soup

-Inihaw na Okra

-Inihaw na Talong

-Ampalaya with Dilis

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

5. Sinulog Feast, which costs Php1,175, was named after Cebu’s famous festival and consists of well-known Cebuano dishes.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited plain rice

-Pusô

-1/2 Lechon

-1/2 Chicken Inasal

-Chorizo Barbeque

-Danggit

-Hipon with Gata

-Nilarang Soup

-Fresh Tomatoes and Calamansi

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

6. Birthday Boodle, which costs Php1,265, is a boodle-fight set especially prepared for birthday celebrations.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited plain rice

-Pancit Canton

-Lumpia Shanghai

-Pork Barbeque

-Chicken Leg Barbeque

-Grilled Prawns

-Grilled Tilapia

-Grilled Squid

-Sautéed Kangkong with Garlic

-Clams in Corn with Malunggay

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

7. Crab Temptation, which costs Php1,499, is the newest boodle-fight menu consisting of  sumptuous servings of steamed crabs.

Inclusions:

-Unlimited Plain Rice

-Bagoong Rice

-Steamed Crabs

-Pinakbet

-Nilarang Soup

-1 platter of fresh fruits

-5 glasses of iced tea

Aside from boodle fight meals, Captain A’s also serves chicken, pork, beef and seafood à la carte dishes. Their must-taste dishes include the Kapal Muks (deep-fried pork head), baked scallops and hot and spicy fried chicken.

Captain A’s Seafood Grill is located at Skyrise 3, Cebu IT Park. It is open from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, 6 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. to 12 midnight on Sundays. They also accept reservations for social or business gatherings. With all their mouth-watering meals, Captain A’s proves that it is not your typical seafood restaurant.

To accommodate more diners, a branch that offers a bigger space and several function rooms is set to open at Don Jose Avila Street, Capitol Site, Cebu City in August. For more details, you may call (032) 505-9594 or e-mail captainasseafoodgrill@gmail.com. You may also visit www.Captain-As.com.


View Larger Map

Map Indicators:

A) Cebu IT Park

B) Don Jose Avila Street, Capitol Site, Cebu City

About Us

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
How would you rate this location?
Rating: 4.5/5 (4 votes cast)
Captain A’s Seafood Grill, 4.5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings

About everything cebu

Everything Cebu has been one of the leading Cebu blogs since 2009 providing information on Cebu's Hotels, Resorts & Beaches, Events, Restaurants, People and everything in between. We hope you enjoy reading.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>