When in Naga: Chill, Eat, and Sail at Nikko's Ark

Renzelle Ann Palma
Renzelle Ann Palma | Apr 02, 2014

This cruise ship-shaped restaurant in the heart of Naga offers a variety of great food, plus live entertainment when you're visiting at nighttime.

With a mix of local favorites and international cuisine, there's a dish that will surely suit your taste.


Nikko's Ark is open every day from 5:00 PM to 2:30 AM. It has an indoor dining area, and an al fresco view deck area perfect for a chill-out session with friends.


True to its theme, the gracious waiters are all dressed up in sailor uniforms which add charm to the dining experience.


When the Choose Philippines team visited, the crew of Nikko's Ark served us local favorites, the famed Bicol must-have dishes.




Nikko's Ark Bicol Express


Nikko's Ark Laing


A smorgasbord of grilled viands


Salmon Sinigang


Fresh local fruits for dessert

Their take on Bicolano cuisine stays true to the unique taste that we long for when we're in this part of the Philippines. They also serve American, Italian, other Filipino favorites, and BBQ delights.

Make sure not to miss Nikko's Ark when you're in Naga City!


Satisfied diners, from L to R: Alec Francis Santos of Naga Excursions, Apple Allison Perez of, and Choose Philippines' Nannah Tobias, Renzelle Ann Palma, Phillip Kimpo Jr., and Enzo Lacap.

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How to Get There:

Naga City is located about 377 km southeast of Metro Manila. By air, Naga is served by the Naga Airport which is located just outside the city proper, in the nearby town (and the CamSur capital) of Pili. A flight from Manila takes approximately 35-40 minutes.

By land, Naga is an eight-hour bus ride from Pasay or Cubao. The Philippine National Railways used to offer daily train rides to Naga (Bicol Express, Mayon Limited De Luxe, and Mayon Limited Ordinary); stay tuned to their website and Facebook page for updates.

Nikko's Ark is located at Peñafrancia cor. Magsaysay Avenues, Naga City, Camarines Sur

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