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Jambalaya Cajun Cafe

The Beach, Port Barton, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Jambalaya Cajun Cafe is currently located in the middle of the beach in Port Barton. We are a small cozy restaurant, with amazing sunset views! We are highly recommended by all the leading Philippines travel guidebooks. We recommend making a reservation for evening dining.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great drinks. You can ask for them without shrug at and they taste even healthier. They are sometimes out of certain fruit. Would be great if they rented little seats in the beach to relax in while you drink their drinks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food are so taste the Fish Fillet is absolutely amazing and the price is a good value to pay for it! Sanwiches they served it with a french bread and that's how good it is!! The service was nice as well friendly and helpful. There place is a small but cozy and cool to hang out!

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Davao City, Philippines
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Upon arriving at Jamabalaya the first thing that assaults your eyes is their catcphrase or slogan that is written in huge bold letters saying: There is good food... but then there is GREAT food! My BF and I decided to give it a try. Pricing was a lot more expensive compared to Ayette's and Summer Homes and the interior of... More 

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brussels
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very small quirky restaurant on beach near bus stop. First impressions are good, many fun things to see. It has pretensions. There are a limited number of things on menu, they seemed way overpriced for port Barton, charging Western prices in a remote part of a poor part of Philippines. But it catered for tourists, the only cheap thing on... More 

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Los Banos, Philippines
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9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went several times to the Jambalaya cafe during our stay. At first we were a little shocked about the Makati style prices for the food but in hindsight they were quite justified for the good stuff we got. Specially the jambalaya and cocktails are amazing - try the Mrs. Sippy.

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Zhuhai, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Like other reviews a bit expensive. The price I paid for lunch...Jambalaya, fruit shake, bread and water was what accommodations for one night in Port Barton were. The food was good cajun style and the service was quick and friendly. Maybe because I was the only person there! The place is small but unique. Worth a try if your looking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Cant really recommend the place. Its expensive for what you get and the place otself is a bit too funky even for my taste (and id like to think im good with neon). Try the food, sure, but little reason to come back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I wasn't terribly impressed the one time that I ate here for something hot (thus the rank of three), but I kept coming back for the sandwiches. If you're going out for a long day of hiking or beach combing grab a sandwich (or two) to go. They're nothing special, just a simple sandwich, but something makes it remarkable. The... More 

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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Very expensive. The Filipina waitress is quite nice, but her husband (a foreigner) is not nice at all. The food is okay, but nothing special. Everything is expensive, and you have to pay for everything. I just asked for bread (because they had a sign saying that their home-bread was amazing), and the guy just came and asked me "do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Definitely worth a look.. Quirky building. Delicious cajun style fish. There's probably cheaper food around but this is a worthwhile treat.

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Address: The Beach, Port Barton, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Port Barton
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Café

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