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All 55 Puerto Galera Restaurants

Hemingway's Bistrot

Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
+639202060553
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Ranked #10 of 55 Restaurants in Puerto Galera
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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I was desperate for a quality steak and found it at Hemingway's. The food is always top notch and the setting which overlooks the bay with the floating bar is excellent.

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Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Just a great meal and the beef looked good too. We don't eat it much in the tropics, but their fondue was the right consistency and the cheese was great ementhal.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Amazing restaurant....food was fantastic, only complaint was the service was a bit slow (but that could be a Filipino thing)....we ate there between every dive and most dinners! Definitely recommend it!

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San Francisco, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is the only 5 star restaurant in all of Puerto Galera! Papa Fred's eat your heart out. Hemingway's just totally eclipsed you in my opinion. The foie gras was delectable! The mixed salad was perfectly dressed. Fresh and delicious imported steamed vegetables. Tried the spetzel Asia side and was delighted. The Rib-Eye was cooked perfectly. Not the all organic... More 

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Grafton Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
104 helpful votes 104 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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13 reviews 13 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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