GINA’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT | A Gastronomic Adventure


Gina’s Seafood Restaurant: Winding up after a busy day is a true delight, especially when you’re treated by friends like CG Hisona, our ever-generous sponsor, and Mark Canieso. We indulged in delectable seafood at Gina’s, savoring every bite with laughter and joy. Good food and great company—truly the recipe for a memorable evening!

Gina’s Seafoods Restaurant: A Seafood Haven in Bacolod City

DISCLAIMER: This is not a sponsored post. It’s important to note that our multiple visits to Gina’s Seafoods Restaurant were graciously paid for by my generous friend, CG Gisona and another by the Femmy Magbanua.

Nestled in the heart of Bacolod City, Gina’s Seafoods Restaurant is a culinary gem that seafood lovers shouldn’t miss. From the moment you arrive, you’ll notice that the restaurant’s ambiance may not be the most spectacular. It can appear crowded, especially during peak hours, and if you’re seeking a dining experience that is silent and serene, then this place may not be the ideal choice. However, if you’re willing to look past the bustling atmosphere, you’ll discover a seafood haven that will tantalize your taste buds.


When it comes to enjoying the delightful flavors of fish at Gina’s Seafood, there’s one dish that stands out for me: sinigang. The tangy and savory soup, combined with the fresh fish, creates a symphony of flavors that simply satisfies my taste buds. However, my friend CG has a different preference. He always leans towards a less sour dish. Well, who am I to say no when our generous sponsor is treating us?  Hahahah It’s all about embracing diverse tastes and making unforgettable memories at Gina’s Seafood Restaurant!

Upon entering the restaurant, the wide dining area immediately catches your attention. While it may not exude an air of tranquility, it has a certain charm that reflects the vibrant energy of Bacolod City. The restaurant also offers an air-conditioned section for those who prefer a cooler setting. However, my companions and I have always opted for the al fresco area, as there’s something delightful about enjoying our meal amidst the pleasant outdoor atmosphere.

Just like other seafood restaurants in Bacolod, Gina’s allows you to handpick your fresh seafood and specify your preferred cooking style. The menu offers a variety of options, and we often find ourselves ordering their delectable tinkle or singing soup for a comforting start to our meal. Their adobo purist dish never fails to satisfy our taste buds, showcasing their culinary prowess. Additionally, their grilled seafood and sizzling fish dishes are simply divine.

You would be lucky to indulge in the exquisite delight of fish roe when dining at Gina’s Seafood Restaurant. And indeed, luck was on our side during my recent visit with Femmylee. We had the pleasure of savoring the crispy fried fish roe, and it was truly a divine culinary experience.

One of the standout aspects of this place is the quality of their cooking. The flavors are consistently on point, and the dishes are served promptly. While their staff may not possess the same level of professionalism as those from hospitality courses, we have found them to be efficient and generally friendly. It’s worth mentioning that not all of the staff members are always wearing a smile, but this minor detail doesn’t overshadow the overall dining experience.

The prices at Gina’s Seafoods Restaurant are reasonable, especially considering the freshness of their products. During our multiple visits, we have always been impressed with the quality of their seafood. However, it’s important to note that the restaurant tends to get crowded, particularly during dinner hours. If you’re seeking a quieter dining experience, it may be advisable to visit during off-peak hours.


Amidst our busy schedules, Femmylee and I finally found time to meet up at Gina’s. As we indulged in the mouthwatering seafood, our conversation naturally gravitated towards our careers. There’s something about good food that ignites meaningful discussions, and Gina’s provided the perfect backdrop for us to delve into our professional journeys. With each bite, we celebrated our achievements, shared our challenges, and found inspiration in each other’s stories. Gina’s not only satisfied our appetites but also nourished our bond as friends, reminding us that amidst the hustle and bustle, taking time to connect and support one another is truly invaluable.

While Gina’s Seafoods Restaurant may not provide a tranquil atmosphere, it more than makes up for it with its flavorful dishes and efficient service. If you’re looking for a lively seafood dining experience where you can indulge in the freshest catches and savor skillfully prepared dishes, this is the place for you. Embrace the bustling ambiance, engage in lively conversations, and enjoy the flavors that Bacolod City has to offer.

So, if you find yourself in Bacolod City and craving a delectable seafood feast, don’t hesitate to visit Gina’s Seafoods Restaurant. Look beyond the crowded setting, focus on the culinary delights, and appreciate the warm hospitality that this local gem has to offer. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed.

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During another delightful visit to Gina’s Seafood Restaurant, this time accompanied by CG Hisona and Lei Lani, we found ourselves not only enjoying the delectable dishes but also planning our upcoming adventure in Bali. As we savored each mouthwatering bite, our minds were filled with excitement and anticipation for the journey ahead. Lei Lani, being the efficient travel planner that she is, took charge of booking our accommodations and activities, ensuring that our Bali trip would be nothing short of amazing. Over plates of scrumptious seafood, we discussed our itinerary, shared travel tips, and immersed ourselves in the infectious enthusiasm that comes with embarking on a new adventure. Gina’s not only provided us with delicious food but also served as the backdrop for our memorable pre-Bali planning session, making our time together all the more special.

GINA'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT | A Gastronomic Adventure

Indulging in buttered shrimp at Gina’s Seafood Restaurant is an experience that truly reminds you of the joy of being alive. The succulent shrimp coated in rich, creamy butter sauce bursts with flavor, tantalizing your taste buds and leaving you craving for more. With each bite, the buttery goodness melts in your mouth, creating a symphony of flavors that simply delights the senses. Whether you’re savoring it with friends or enjoying it on your own, the sheer pleasure of this dish transports you to a state of pure bliss. At Gina’s, the buttered shrimp is not just a menu item; it’s a culinary masterpiece that brings joy and celebration to every moment.


GINA'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT | A Gastronomic Adventure

One dish that never fails to capture our taste buds at Gina’s Seafood Restaurant is their Adobong Pusit (Squid). It’s a culinary masterpiece that leaves us in awe every time we indulge in its flavorful goodness. The secret lies in how they skillfully retain all the black ink of the squid, infusing the dish with a richness that is unparalleled. As we take a bite, the tender squid coated in the luscious sauce delights our palates, offering a symphony of flavors that dance on our tongues. The combination of savory, slightly tangy, and briny notes creates a harmonious taste that keeps us coming back for more. Each succulent piece of squid is a testament to Gina’s culinary expertise and their commitment to serving dishes that leave a lasting impression. Adobong Pusit at Gina’s is not just a meal; it’s an experience that showcases the artistry and creativity of the talented chefs behind the scenes.

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