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Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe

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Hama Street | Zone 3, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
09054841764
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Place for Shisha

I only went here for drinks and Shisha so I can't comment on the food. The Shisha is good although this place is lacking a variety of Flavors to choose from but this is the only game in town for Shisha. The place is really nice. Comfortable chairs on the second floor overlooking the beach. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Jeffrey B
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Local cuisine
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170 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A great place to enjoy a cool drink and tasty food watching the sunset over El nido beach, or enjoy a lovely breakfast with great coffee. Lots of choice from traditional to western style. Mel and Shane will be on hand to help with anything you need to ask and Miko is the guy to mix you a long cool... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Walked here thinking there would be middle eastern food on the menu, unfortunately was just American (pastas and burgers). My boyfriend and I both ordered pasta, the seafood and a bolognese. Both tasted like they were out of a can, and made for an overall disappointing meal. Definitely would not go back for the food, maybe for the shisha.

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Malta
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Food here is great ! Had to return for the second time. Had the prawns in garlic and chicken curry. Both delicious and portions are abundant. Well worth it!

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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We ate here a lot when we were diving and came back to eat even when we weren't. Great views over the bay. Nice place to kick back and relax after a tough day scuba diving. Staff very helpful and attentive. Friendly place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

I only went here for drinks and Shisha so I can't comment on the food. The Shisha is good although this place is lacking a variety of Flavors to choose from but this is the only game in town for Shisha. The place is really nice. Comfortable chairs on the second floor overlooking the beach. The staff is nice and... More 

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Cologne
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Came here hoping for Persian food from the name - but they just had the usual pizza/pasta menu + shisha pipes. The pizza was good though!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Good place to relax and chill. The food was good but Warning...the jalapeño cheese stick are hotter then you expect. And if your expecting an Indian restaurant it's not.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good for drinks in a group or a more laid back date. Small and can get busy but so do most decent places in El Nido. Make a reservation if you can. Went a couple times during my time there. Service was good, atmosphere is cool, and if you can get a water view really nice place to hang out... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

After a long day of being in the water, we went here after our dive. The dive centre which we dove is just downstairs and we had a nice chat with our friendly DM on this restaurant. The view during sunset is excellent with a nice Shisha on top of the table. Staffs are friendly and always smiling. Try their... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place is beautiful and people so kind ! After a full day of diving and boat it's a very good bar (and restaurant) to take some drinks, fingers food or dinner ! All the staff is friendly and at your disposal and always with a big smile ! the view of El Nido from this place is amazing !... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hama Street | Zone 3, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: 09054841764

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?