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The Bahay Kubo Restaurant

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Filipino, European, Asian
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Fernandez Beach, Mindanao 8119, Philippines
+63 999 663 4703
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: we work only with fresh market - products and prepare them with love

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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I first reviewed this resto in October 2014, as "very good". But a recent subsequent visit was so good, I have now upgraded my review to excellent! Well done, guys!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I first reviewed this resto in October 2014, as "very good". But a recent subsequent visit was so good, I have now upgraded my review to excellent! Well done, guys!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Went there without reservation. Luckily there was no guest yet. The chef/owner decided to cook for us (12 hungry persons) based on his best recipes. We just trusted him to prepare our food. He was so fast in preparing the foods and in no time, we finished almost all the foods. It was superb lunch. We are very happy and... More 

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Mindanao, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Samal island food is mostly local and grilled dishes. Bahay Kubo may be very Filipino in name, but the food it serves is continental European. Our large group ate here last December, and we were very happy and full with the food. Price is not that expensive - for a meal with appetizer, main, dessert, and drinks, average would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My girlfriend and I had a late lunch / early dinner at Bahay Kubo. I did not have high expectations since the restaurants we had visited at Samal was average but this place was so good that I will recommend it to everyone visiting Samal. We had great seafood for starter. First starter was (sorry if I'm wrong) smoked blue... More 

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We attended one evening to celebrate our son's coming of age. Proprietor Alphonse made it a night to remember with a superb array of dishes combining the best of European and Asia cuisine. The restaurant itself has a very relaxed feel within delightful gardens, with the option of an elevated dining area with sea views and gentle breezes. A good... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Actually, i got information about this restaurant here in tripadvisor and other sites. I and my close friend would like to explore the Penaplata area including an idea of having a good lunch there. So we decided to try this restaurant. Fortunately, it is very accessible, few meters away from Central Warehouse. As we get inside, we were welcomed by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Okay, let's face it, Samal island is a beautiful place but it's not a place for foodies. For nice wine and good food it's usually necessary to take the ferry over to Davao. Fortunately, there is Alphonse and Jaqueline's Bahay Kubo, a hidden gem, that is a must for everyone visiting Samal island. This is not your average restaurant, though.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Even before our orders were served, we got delicious complementary. I always like their salad to start. No printed menu. Choices of pork, beef, fish or pasta. And I can assure you that whatever you chose, you will enjoy every bite of it :-) splendid dishes. Good choices of red & white wine. Love their dessert called 'hot love' and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

it's the perfect resto to spend your birthday on at an island. no usual printed menu. just say your meat (pork, beef or fish) and side dish (rice, pasta, veggies) preferences and chef alphonse's gonna create a meal intimately yours. splendid dishes at just the right price. i especially love the only dessert he calls "Hot Love"

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Nice Restaurant , with great atmosphere , good food , nice wines , the best on samal island , Alphonso is taking very good care of his guests

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fernandez Beach, Mindanao 8119, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Norte Province  >  Samal Island
  • Phone Number: +63 999 663 4703

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Filipino, European, Asian

Description

we work only with fresh market - products and prepare them with love

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