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One of the Best Kept Secrets in Jagna, Bohol

The IDEA Cafe and Pension House is known for its affordability, comfort, atmosphere, and cleanliness. It is known for some of the best food in the whole province of Bohol.

This pension house and restaurant is owned by Bohol Dine and Sign, Inc. More than 2/3rds of the employees are Deaf. Income from its operation is used to help pay for the education of around 300 deaf children in Bohol.

IDEA Cafe and Pension House is located in the quaint little town of Jagna, Bohol. It is tucked away on a side street behind the main cathedral in town.

Jagna sits at the base of the highest mountains of Bohol. The picturesque setting and friendly locals make this a perfect stopover. Jagna, Bohol is actually a gateway to the city of Cagayan de Oro. Three times a week, ferries offer trips between these two ports.


We have the perfect venue for weddings, debuts, meetings, conferences, trainings, parties and other special occasions.

Our Best Sellers

Php 185

Chicken Fillet Sandwich


Multi-spice chicken fillet, coleslaw

Php 250

Rice Toppings

Choose from Chicken Stew, Beef, Pork, Vegetables or Cajun Shrimp and place it atop a bed of steamy rice.

Php 250

Special Halo-halo

Topped with Mango and Ube ice cream over shaved ice with evaporated milk, young coconut, flan and an assortment of fresh-cut tropical fruits.

Php 280


House nacho chips, ground beef, and salsa, and cheese

Php 200 (Personal)
Php 400 (Large)


House pizza dough topped with local cheese and classic tomato sauce and a choice of toppings: Hawaiian, Pepperoni, Mushroom, All meat. (ham, Pepperoni, Bacon, Mushroom)

Php 340

Special Chopsuey


Mixed Vegetables, Sautéed in sweet oyster sauce, and lean pork


What People are Saying

“Lovely hidden restaurant”

“Me and my sister visited this restaurant today and we loved it! The interior of the restaurant is very neat, and the communication with the personnel really adds to the overall experience. Would recommend visiting this lovely place to anyone crossing by Jagna!”


“Good food, nice atmosphere”

“Dinner at the Garden Cafe is affordable, delicious, plentiful portions served by an accommodating staff. Very comfortable as well”


“Good, clean and safe place in paradise”

“Bohol is a lovely island, but to see the real life of the island stay outside the city. Jagna is an honest true to life town in paradise and best place to stay is IDEA pension house.
It’s 10 minute from the town. It is a simple, clean and cheap place to stay. You are well looked after the great staff who will go out of their way to assist you.”


“Very nice”

“Great for a large family or special occasion 🙂 Very spacious and clean, well dressed staff, would come back with a group for birthday”


Get in Touch

Tejero, Jagna, Bohol (behind the main cathedral)

Telephone number: (038) 531-8256

Cellphone number: 0919-078-5327

Email address: ideapensionhouse@gmail.com