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All 52 Puerto Galera Restaurants

Hemingway's Bistrot

Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
+639202060553
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Price range: $7 - $57
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, International, Pasta
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Grafton Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was good, Bicol Express and my wife, a soup. It was, however, way over what one would expect to pay at a bistro at lunchtime. The service was friendly, if distracted and a bit hard to get. There are better places for lunch now at Sabang.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was a really nice surprise in the Sabang beachfront. I went to this restaurant which was host to the weekly "Classic Club" lunch event. It was my first time attending this event and eating at a restaurant that was not part of my resort package deal. We had a very nice 3-course meal as well as drinks and dessert!... More

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Shanghai, China
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

atmosphere was nice enough... free Wifi... beachfront restaurant in Sabang. Only soup option is the soup of the day...today was cabbage soup... not overly appealing. I tried their "Works Burger" which could not be said to have the works... it barely had anything on it... but at least some lettuce and onions and cheese... a bit over done, but flavor... More

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Hemingway's is a small beachfront bistro on Sabang beach, Puerto Galera. This full-service restaurant claims to have some of the best steaks in the Philippines. I have to agree it is some of the best I've had, however this review is about dessert; bananas flambé. Have one with a cup of coffee and house Brandy. The good: the bananas flambé,... More

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Hanoi
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Amazing imported steaks, wonderfully cooked, but dig deep into your pockets for the final bill can be a bit of a shock......Once in the holiday is enough, service is getting worse compared to recent visits over the years, would generally agree with other comments on this aspect.... Still a good dinning experience, but it used to be a great one.....

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Apparently my boyfriend and I are not the only ones to be disappointed with Hemingways in recent months.based on the other reviews we have been reading. Average and slow service and OK food. We were a bit surprised as it had been highly recommended especially being located right on the beach.

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Alldays
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17 reviews 17 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I used to like this restaurant for several years, but it has deteriorated markedly, what seems to have to do with the previous chef leaving the place and opening his own restaurant. The prices is extremely high, what was even a draw back when the food was still excellent. Nowadays it only can help driving prospective diners away who still... More

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International
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Been there on my last visit to PG in April 2014. Sabang itself is certainly a controversial resort area. Many businesses taken over by Korean owners throughout the years, sewage goes unfiltered right into the ocean and the smell at the pier is unbearable at times. The Hemingway is owned by a German national and service was excellent, so was... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Not much to say; it was pretty average in terms of quality, and not particularly inexpensive. We probably wouldn't go back unless someone else was paying.

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Canada
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237 reviews 237 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went and ordered a variety of steaks, both the imported from the US and the Angus Certified steaks (the most expensive). Interestingly enough, the more affordable regular imported steaks were better than the Angus certified steaks. For the sides, the rosti was a good side, but the spatzle not so much. Steaks come with soup and salad, both of... More

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Additional Information about Hemingway's Bistrot

Address: Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
Phone Number: +639202060553
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindoro  >  Oriental Mindoro Province  >  Puerto Galera
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 57
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, International, Pasta

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