Mindanao eats: Mooon Cafe in Robinson’s Cagayan de Oro

Mexican themed restaurant Mooon Cafe is one of my favorite eating places in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. Apart from the yummy food, the prices are reasonable and the ambience is pretty laid back. Whenever there’s a chance, I also see to it that I bring my mom and brothers to the said restaurant in CDO and we all share fun, family bonding over hearty meals at Mooon Cafe CDO.

campesinos mooon cafeMooon Cafe (yes, it has three “O’s”!) Cagayan de Oro branch, located at the first floor of Robinsons CDO, is the establishment’s first franchised branch outside of Cebu City where they have outlets in I.T. Park and Ayala Terraces, among others.

What I usually order (and what I can therefore recommend to all of you) are: for starters – quesadilla uno, campesinos (see the photo in this entry – these are good!), campesino jalapeno (for those who love the chilli version) and chicken flautas.

You may also want to try their signature beef taco and burrito pescado.

For barkadas or families, you can share the nacho de salsa or nacho spinners.

For the main course, I like the house specialty Mooon steak and the fish mozarella melt. When my brothers and I are really hungry though and are therefore in the mood to eat, we order the super delish Mexican baby back ribs or tenderloin steak. Really, really good!

And all of these meals are relatively cheap! The baby back ribs meal, for instance, is priced below P200.00 Not bad, right?

Mooon Cafe also has fish meals — blue marlin tangigue steak (my mom’s fave), tuna belly and breaded fish fillet.

Here’s a photo I took of the blue marlin tangigue steak:

tangigue steak

For drinks, we usually order cocktails by the pitcher. This is one of our favorite drinks:

mooon cafe

*photos owned by www.Mindanaoan.com

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