El Ideal: Home of the famous Guapple Pie

Guapple Pie at El Ideal
Guapple Pie

El Ideal is a bakery and a restaurant in Silay City, Negros Occidental. El Ideal has been delighting Negrenses and tourists since the 1920s. Before, El Ideal was only a bakery, it was only in the late 1950’s when the restaurant was added. El Ideal has been known for its Guapple Pie which is said to be their specialty.

The Guapple Pie is indeed a sweet treat. You may buy a box of Guapple Pie as a pasalubong to your family and friends when visiting there. Aside from Guapple Pie, other Negrense delicacies are also available there. 😀

Spare ribs sandwich at El Ideal
Spare Ribs Sandwich

Aside from the Guapple Pie, we got to try their Spare Ribs sandwich and Spare Ribs with rice for our merienda. Our merienda was quite heavy isn’t it? At that time, we just finished our Silay City Heritage tour.We just walked around the town and when we got to El Ideal, we got really hungry. 😀

Spare ribs with rice at El Ideal
Spare Ribs with rice

Whether you have your Spare Ribs with sandwich or with rice, the way it was cook is just the same. For Spare Ribs with sandwich, it is served with white onions. For Spare Ribs with rice, it is served with atsara (pickled papaya relish).


118 Rizal St., Silay City, Negros Occidental
Tel. No. (034) 495 4430

GF North Arcade, Robinson’s Place Bacolod
Tel. No. (034) 453-3565

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