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Sanctuary Restaurant - CLOSED

Hama st., El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Cuisines: Philippine
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Description: Welcome to Sanctuary Bar, Restaurant & Coffeeshop. We have only one rule at Sanctuary: Our customers are #1! Everything we cook is prepared fresh daily, with the freshest ingredients. We know you will enjoy the fresh foods. Sanctuary brings you a tasty food, fresh drinks, fresh tea and coffee that will keep you coming back for more! We are proud to serve you with a smile.

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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I ate at the Sanctuary last year when I was there and it was the first place I went to this year. The menu is excellent and if needed to be customized it's done with a smile. Everyone there is so kind and helpful. Try their shakes. I had a bananna shake which was so big and delicious, I hardly... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I'd spent a few weeks in Elnido and Sanctuary was my #1 favourite restaurant. Everything about this place was just perfect: the staff, the food, the atmosphere. After a while, I got to know the owners and staff and they really go out of their way for all their customers. Mark is an amazing chef and the waitresses, Arlyn and... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

We tended to pop in for lunch here as we got addicted to their pulled pork sandwiches. Yummy!!! Add in some bacon and its even better!!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I had the Pumpkin Soup with bread, and found it quite disappointing. It was too watery and tasted like instant powdered soup. One of the cheapest items on the menu at 120 pesos but still not worth it.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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674 reviews 674 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We visited Sanctuary because it has good reviews, but it was so disappointing. OK, it's cheap for the amount of food you get, but the quality is poor and the serving is way too big. We ordered Bihon Guisado (fried rice noodles) and vegetable pasta. They were both served with the weirdest garlic bread that was spread with margarine and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We actually just went there because they have a very long Happy Hour and we were in desperate need of a nice ice cold San Miguel. We had a look at the menu and decided to have dinner. It offers mostly local food for moderate prices and even some combo meals with real good value. For that first dinner I... More 

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Daegu, Daegu, South Korea
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Sanctuary doesn't look like much but the food there is good and the service is great. Just a spot on the side of the road really but sweet people and good filipino food.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

We had breakfast here yesterday morning! And since this was The best place we had breakfast in The past five days in El Nido; we decided to come back for dinner! The place is off beach and therefore the prices are more reasonable other restaurants. The cuisine is filipino and relatively limited choice is offered, but The food is of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Ate here twice, nothing extraordinary but service was good, prices reasonable, and portion sizes were good. This place, squidoo's, and the curry place are the picks of El Nido if you don't want too spend too many pesos.

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

The staff here are so frıendly and great fun to chat and hang out wıth! The food ıs really fresh and delicıous plus the happy hour cocktaıl jugs and jenga sessıons are not to be mıssed!!

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Address: Hama st., El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
Cuisine: Philippine

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