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Kinabuchs

Rizal Ave, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Filipino, Grill
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dagupan, Philippines
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

great place to eat.... good thing there was an AC room, the tamilok should be part of the list to order, at least to try. u can have it raw or fried with bread crumbs

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Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

we were here a couple of times last April 2014 the restaurant only opens late afternoon til late night and when you pass by, it would really invite you in. it has a very tropical ambience to it but looks sophisticated at night too. Every time we pass by at night, it's always filled with customers which is why it's... More

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Luang Prabang
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We ended up in Kinabuch on our first night in PP (it was one of the few places open after 10pm) and were not disappointed. The food was great and the service was lovely. The atmosphere was also nice. It is a touristy place but there was always a good mix of Philippino and foreign guests so we felt reassured... More

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Expansive grounds with plenty of seating. TV's all around. Bustling and popular place - you sometimes have to track down the servers but the food is very good. Kinilaw (ceviche type dish) and fried snapper were tasty

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Makati, Philippines
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I'm in PP a few times a year, and the seafood here really is quite fresh. Love the wood worms, the sashimi, the lato (sea grapes), the chicharon bulaklak, and the crispy pata. Also like the laing.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Wasnt too much but was OK place to eat/ drink. Good atmosphere. Seemed to be a popular with locals too. Good and fast service, original menu.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Eat outside while enjoying watching football on a giant screen. Huge playground style restaurant with tons of families and couples and friends mixing it up. Great service for a very busy establishment. Food was very good atmosphere excellent. Also enjoy Kalui Restaurant nearby.

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Makati, Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Spacious enough with plenty of tables to accommodate a lot of people but may have been understaffed when I visited. The service was so slow and they didnt even get our order right. Food taste is so-so.

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Don't be intimidated by the huge crowds that invariably gather here every night -- service is quick and friendly. And the food superb! If you enjoy exotic dishes, try the tamilok (a local woodworm. Believe me, it tastes better than it sounds) or the crocodile meat cooked in a variety of ways. For the less adventurous, there's always the usual... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Nice ambiance. Make sure you try their crocodile meat & fresh mangrove wood worm ( actually a mollusc ) that taste like fresh oyster.

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