Nightlife



Hotels in Smallville


Smallville attracts a growing number of hotels due to its easy accessibility and prime location. Hotels within Smallville Complex include:




Smallville Guide and Recommendations


  • Dance Clubs. If you’e planning to spend the night on the dance floor and experience Iloilo’s lively nightlife, check out Aura, Flow, and MO2 Ice. Aura and Flow cater to the more upscale crowd, while MO2 Ice attracts the biggest crowd of party goers. Best time to go for a night out is during weekends when the crowd literally fill up the whole Smallville Complex.


  • Bars. There are a lot of choices in Smallville when it comes to getting your alcohol fix. Local beers are sold at an average price of P50 per bottle. Here are some choices (aside from the dance clubs already mentioned):
    •           •Rooftop Brewery offers the widest choice of local and foreign beers.
    •           •Restaurants that offer great food to pair with a bottle of beer include Freska (Seafood/Ilonggo) and Bourbon Street (American
                           Bistro / American-Italian). A cheaper alternative is Griller’s Oyster Bar.
    •           •Dependable bars include MO2 Resto-bar, Club21, Shipwreck/Pirates, Picanto, and B Place. These places offer cold beer at
                           reasonable prices. Great choice if you’re just planning on drinking while enjoying the company of friends. The cheapest
                           place to drink in Smallville are Go Mart and Tuki, which are basically convenient stores with tables an their storefront.
    •           •JAQs has a bit more character than the other bars in Smallville. There’s a live band playing a good selection of rock music every
                           night.


  • Coffee Shops. Coffee Break is the most popular coffee shop in Smallville and has a nice ambiance. If you’re craving for desserts, try Nothing But Desserts.


  • Restaurants. Smallville is an excellent dining destination in Iloilo City. There’s a lot of restaurants offering a wide array of cuisines in Smallville. Here are the more notable choices:
    •      a.) Mid-range (expect to spend at least P500 to P1,000 for a meal good for two)
      •           •Maki (Japanese) – great bento-bento meals and sushi bar
      •           •Freska (Filipino; Ilonggo) – offers the best Ilonggo cuisine in Smallville
      •           •Krua Thai (Thai) – excellent Thai food
      •           •Afriques (Italian) – reasonably priced; Italian food with local flair
      •           •Mohave Grill and Steakhouse (American Southwest) – delicious steaks; generous servings
      •           •Amalfi (Italian) – great ambiance; most extensive wine list
      •           •Bauhinia (Filipino fusion) – delicious Filipino food with a twist
      •           •Bourbon Street (American Bistro) – famous for its BBQ baby back ribs
    •      b.) Budget
      •           •Mang Inasal


  • KTV Bars. MO2 Annex is the most popular choice for renting KTV rooms and are reasonably priced. The newly opened Smallville21 also has KTV rooms available, which are a bit more pricey. The cheapest KTV rooms are located in Pirates.


Original Smallville Strip

Within the original Smallville strip are Maki (Japanese Cuisine), Freska (Filipino), Red Steakhouse and Gallery, Rooftop Brewery, Picanto (Bar), Crave Restaurant and Steak House, Krua Thai, Kopi Roti (Coffee shop), Amicos Pizza, JAQs (Bar), and the Iloilo Business Hotel.

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The original Smallville Complex and the new second level mezzanine

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center

Smallville has been very successful in Iloilo. Over the years, newer buildings and shops that have sprouted in the complex. Smallville continues to be the prime entertainment and dining center of the city. Even more developments in Small are expected within the next few years.

MO2 Complex

MO2 Complex consist of Westown Hotel, MO2 Restaurant/Bar, Aquarium (Club), Ice (Club), MO2 Annex (Billiards and KTV) and the El Dorado Waterpark. The Mo2 resto-bar is one of the earliest establishments and has attracted a huge following over the years. If you’re planning on renting KTV Rooms, MO2 Annex is your go to place. Mo2 Ice, is one of the more popular dance clubs in Smallville.

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Westown Hotel

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MO2 Annex KTV Rooms

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El Dorado Waterpark

The Avenue Complex

If you’re looking for a place to eat delicious food and enjoy a nice ambiance, definitely check out the restaurants at the Avenue Complex. Aura is a great place to spend the night out on the dance floor. At The Avenue, you’ll find: Coffee Break, Nothing but Desserts, Bauhinia (Filipino), Mojave Grill and Steak House (Southwest American), Amalfi (Italian), Aura (Club), Mr. Crab and Co. (Seafood), Terra (Mediterranean), E-Games, and Bourbon Street (Southwest American).

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center
Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center
Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center


Smallville21 Complex

Smallville21 is one of the newer establishments in Smallville, it consist of the Smallville21 Hotel, Smallville21 KTV Rooms, and Go Mart Convenience Store.

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Riverside Boardwalk


The Riverside Boardwalk is an excellent place to enjoy the more relaxed side of Smallville. At this riverside strip you’ll find: B Place, Ramboy’s (Filipino/Local) Blue Ocean, Azulle, Oriental Wok, Red Paprika

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center



Vertex

Within the Vertex building are: Tuki, Griller’s Oyster House, Rock Box, Ulo-ulo Republic

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center
Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center

Two-storey commercial building


Club21 Resto-bar, Club21 KTV Rooms, Deco’s La Paz Batchoy, Mang Inasal, Flow Superclub

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Red Square Complex

The Off Price Store, Afriques, Electronic Bingo.

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(Old Photo of Red Square Complex)

Shipwreck Restaurant and Pirates Bar

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Shipwreck (Restaurant/Bar), Pirates (Club)


Ayala Technohub

The Ayala Technohub in Smallville is the first major investment by real estate giant Ayala Land in Iloilo City. The first building is expected to be fully operation by the end of 2011. The ground floor will be occupied by food shops and retail stores, which the upper floors are leased out to BPO companies.

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Other establishments in the Smallville Complex include:

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Skinetics Medical Spa Underconstruction

Smallville   Iloilos Nightlife Hotel Center
Medicus Condo-clinics (soon to be Medicus Medical Center)

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