Revisiting Polaris in Downtown Iloilo

The 80s inspired billiard and booze place had me in nostalgia – the ambiance of Polaris Billiards and Booze reminded me so much of the 80s and 90s Tagalog films back in the days. Now, I figured it would be best to rekindle and re-rouse the ertswhile times. Located along Mapa Street in downtown Iloilo, Polaris is a destination of choice for Ilonggos seeking solace, a felt tipped stick cue, and billiard table.

On my return, I ordered the classic Kiss Shot Burger, made from 100% meat. The Kiss Shot Burger, at Php 58, holds a very significant purpose in the Polaris menu. For every purchase of the ‘specialty of the house’ burger, proceeds go to the children supported by the Good Samaritan Volunteer Service, a group providing aid to the Pediatric Ward of West Visayas Medical Center in Mandurriao.

I also ordered Buttered Chicken which is just plain irresistible. Polaris serves all natural – herbs and spices, homemade special sauce, and pure meat. Rooting from the need to prepare hypoallergenic food for the family, the owner has learned to remove preservatives, MSG, and the like from her recipes.

Kiss Shot Burger at Php 58

Buttered Chicken at Php 128

Specialty of the House: Burger at Php 58 | Pizza Ham and Cheese: Regular at Php 88, Loaded at Php 148 | Hawaiian: Regular at Php 108, Loaded at Php 198 | Vegetarian: Regular at Php 108, Loaded at Php 198 |

Sizzling Hot and Crispy: Sisig at Php 108 | Spicy Wings at Php 128 | Buttered Chicken at Php 128 | Mixed Hotdog at Php 108 | Potato Wedges at Php 68 | Onion Rings at Php 78 |

Long Life Noodles: Canton at Php 78 | Bihon at Php 78 | Sotanghon at Php 88

Drinks: Coke at Php 18 | Royal at Php 18 | Sprite at Php 18 | Iced Tea: Glass at Php 18, Pitcher at Php 68 | Red Horse: Bottle at Php 50, Bucket at Php 240 | San Mig Light at Php 40 | San Mig Apple at Php 45

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