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RIVER WATCH FLOATING RESTO

POB. SAWANG,, Loboc, Philippines
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Ranked #2 of 6 restaurants in Loboc
Cuisines: Asian
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Mareeba, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a waste of time. I gave it a 2star as if you had never experience a boat cruise on a river then you might enjoy it. The food was terrible and nothing to see at all along the way. They say there is a water fall along the way this is where you turn around to come back,... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The food was horrible, but I want to discuss the overall trip. You start out eating a buffet on a long boat, covered from the sun. After the rude Koreans cut in from off you and eat all the food, you detach from the dock and float down the river. A local man sings some local songs and he was... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

If you don't mind being on a boat with 50 other people, Luke warm food, an out of tune singer, visiting a 'tribal village' where children who should be in school beg to have photos taken of themselves with a variety what should be wildlife trussed up with string and tape, including a terrapin with a specially drilled hole for... More

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I'm a local so I visit Loboc every so often. My family and I always take River Watch because of its reputation. It's a good ride over-all, with good food, good entertainment. The Loboc river is certainly a gem! Best to visit when the waters are clear jade. It's quite stunning.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

They have two menu options which tells you which barge you will be riding. Suggest you get the more expensive of the two. The price difference is not that big. The food was okay, the main attraction is really the scenery along the river. The minstrel was very entertaining. Do give him a tip when they literally pass the hat... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This tourist attraction is nothing really special at first and the buffet lunch is average but when everyone is eating the floating restaurant moves out into the river and you go for a ride which is quite pleasant with entertainment too and you end up at a tribal village with music and dance to watch and interact if you wish.... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Id like to bring my whole family here next time! The floating resto was really cute and cool it was really organized and entertainable, i might go back for more!

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Cavite
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Spending 450 per person could have not worth it. When we arrived around almost lunch time, actually we were the last group to sit down at the boat. All others already started eating and by the time they finished eating, we weren't yet. But the buffet was closed immediately. It seems that other groups enjoyed the buffet more than us... More

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lobocriverwatch, Director of Sales at RIVER WATCH FLOATING RESTO, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review. Your comments are very well taken and we will surely take it by heart. We will use the review as our evaluation tool to identify the aspects we need to improve. We hope that the next time you come, you will see improvements and that we will meet your expectations. More

Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The only reason to do this is to enjoy a different experience i.e having a buffet dinner in a boat sailing along the lake, to the accompaniment of live music. It seems a bit over priced (PHP 500), specially for the food they serve, but the overall experience is good. The food is all traditinal filipino, so if you are... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It's a little bit overpriced coz we thought they are also going to serve us big shrimps (sinugpo) or crabs which is on the pictures when we bought our tickets for the buffet. Good for first timers but I don't think it's well worth doing it next time. Someone told us it's better if we did it in the evening... More

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