5 Must-Buy Goodies from Romblon 

When we think of Romblon, the first thing that will come off from our head are pretty corals, white-sand beaches and the azure sea, as if we’re on top of the world. But there’s a lot more to this sultry island city than what meets your eyes.

You can’t go home without buying these mouth-watering goodies and cute souvenirs you’ll surely won’t resist.


1. Boknoy Siopao

Craving for some fried bread and sweet filling? Look no further. Locals call it Boknoy siopao, one of the Romblon’s best-selling snack. Unlike the ordinary flavored siopao, Boknoy features a tastier sauce, making it easier for us to pop them down.

2. Peanut Butter Romblon

No wonder, this heavenly delicacy is one of the most frequently bought goods in Romblon. Locals use peanut butter as a dip for their boknoy siopao and as sauce, too. You can also use it in your cooking or just buy one to eat straight from the jar!

3. Romblomanon Chicharon

This crispy, deep-fried pork belly is definitely a must-buy for meat lovers. Made from the finest local pork, this can also serve as a great pasalubong to family and friends.

4. Marble products


Whether you’re auntie loves home decors, or a young aspiring architect who’s into sculpting, you can’t miss this one. Deemed as the Marble Capital of the Philippines, the province boasts of the world’s most beautiful and unique stone-sculpture.

You can find intricately handcrafted marble products for almost every imaginable use — from potteries to sculptures, cups and vase.
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5. Banig Products in Romblon


Banig, a traditional handwoven mat made from dried grass, is a popular material for souvenirs. Surprise your friends and family with a cute purse, mini bags or even a cover for your notebook!

On top of that, you can personalize these with your name or a message you want to be printed here.

Wrap Up
The province really has something for everyone. With this, you’ll hit the perfect balance of shopping and relaxing in Romblon, without leaving home empty-handed.

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Other than from the mentioned above, there are still more things you can buy and eat in Romblon. So, be prepared to get your cameras ready to capture the beautiful sceneries and have a mouthwatering time at this well-loved island city.

And if you have time to spare, why not grab a bite to eat in the province’s famous restaurants? We’ll be more than willing to guide you on where to eat well and where not to waste your time.