“Ellen’s Tuna Queen” | Davao City and Beyond
“The tuna sisig was quite unique. They incorporated itlog maalat, which added an extra oomph to the typical tuna sisig. The binagoongan was also a stand out.”

Take time out to recharge in nature” | Philippine Daily Inquirer
“Ellen’s is a small, cozy home where the queen of Davao tuna, Ellen Allanegui, reigns. Her success began with her fried tuna tail, which is absolutely to die for! I swear, there is no other tuna like it on the planet, and people from all walks of life come to dine here. The price points are terrific! Her place is clean, cozy and comfortable.” (Cathy Babao-Guballa)

“Ellen’s Tuna Queen, Davao” | Davao Food Trips
“Now what I have in mind that I really wanted to try there was their laing which many customers described as the best they’ve tried. I’ve been craving for laing for quite sometime and this is an answered prayer. More than that actually.”

“Ellen of Davao: An artist of a cook” | BlauEarth
“You might have thought my Davao stories have ended. Well, there’s more conversation-worthy food than one could ever imagine. At Ellen’s eponymous sophisticated carinderia alone, her famous “paksiw na buntot ng tuna” is not the only royalty.”

“10 Out-of-the-Way Restaurants in Davao Worth Visiting | Davao Base
“Ellen’s Tuna Queen is a simple restaurant that serves Pinoy-sarap dishes in a quiet subdivision in Ma-a. It is popular for its Pak-Fry Tuna Buntot.”

“A royal experience at Ellen’s Tuna Queen” | EDGE Davao
“The dinner turned into a feast as we were served her majesties best sellers. Yes, that was with an “S” because everything that comes out of her kitchen is incomparably delicious. ”

“Finding an old fave” |  SunStar
“The sinigang soup was gorgeous. It was so thick with gabi. The lechon kawali serving was huge but the sawsawan was to die for, vinegar teeming with finely chopped and crushed garlic and something more. The rest were as expected: Lutong-bahay perfect.” (Stella Estremera)

“Lutong bahay at its best” | My Food Encounters
“The lechon kawali (deep fried pork belly) is presented on the counter wrapped in a banana leaf, then it is deep fried just before it is served.  Sinful delight!”

“Ellen’s Tuna Queen” | A Bite of Brownie
“The Lechon Kawali was so crispy! And more delicious if paired with the pickled papaya that comes with it. But you don’t come to the place for the Lechon Kawali, the Paksiw na Buntot ng Tuna is the queen of the house! I don’t eat paksiw but this is the biggest exception!”

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