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San Miguel by the Bay, Pasay, Luzon, Philippines
2556-2888
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    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
one of the must try buffet resto in Metro Manila

My friend from San Diego wanted to try this resto as per recommendation of another friend. I also got to tag along my brother in-law to partake of dinner. Starting on the right side of the buffet station. I enjoyed the first two rounds on the chinese dimsum section that I could not get as much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
glbastille
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Manila, Philippines
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The food was mediocre. They should stop cooking that singaporean seafood soup. It was terrible. Looked like a river kill. Tasted terrible. Part of it was my fault, i tried it. The sushi rice had that texture of refrigerated sushi available at supermarkets, and thats offensive to the grocery store. Chefs should go a bit easy on the salt. The... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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20 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My friend from San Diego wanted to try this resto as per recommendation of another friend. I also got to tag along my brother in-law to partake of dinner. Starting on the right side of the buffet station. I enjoyed the first two rounds on the chinese dimsum section that I could not get as much as I wanted to... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My nth time to eat here . Quality has been in a down trend. Dishes were not that appetizing anymore. Majority of the dishes are fried if not very saucy. Batter of the calamari is so thick. Tuna sashimi is not available . Soda dispenser is broken. The place is suitable for birthday blow outs. They have a section wherein... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Food is very nice and varied indeed. Nice contrast to the meat based cusine elsewhere in the country. However atmosphere is not great: Very loud to western ears (dishes banged by waiters), not "cosy" at all, maybe okay for many locals; waiters seem to be exhausted at the end of the shift. Located at the very end of MOA, thus... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went to two locations (MOA & Greenbelt) on different occasions and wasn't impressed at all. MOA location is better but both didn't replenish their seafood area. When we requested for particular seafood, we were told they ran out. This was during lunch. Don't tell me there wasn't any left. What are they gonna serve for dinner? Some reviews rave about... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Our Auntie took us here and I'm so glad she did. This place is simply amazing. It's difficult to describe if you've never been here. It's hotel style buffet fine dining. We don't have anything like this in the USA, but we should. There are no plastic or paper plates or paper napkins. Make sure you come here hungry. The... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Heard lots of good things about this restaurant so I was glad to finally try it out. Tip: make a reservation because although there are 2 separate lines for those with & without reservations, they seat those with first. We waited a good 30 minutes to be seated on a weekday for lunch. The ambience is very nice, very classy... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The over all food choices are excellent...all different cuisine.....if you dine in this restaurant do not skip the " Angus beef steak" the best ever steak I ever tasted...cooked just perfect!!! (its not displayed on the table...its yours for the asking!!!)

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Manila, Philippines
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5 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Been here last week and knowing it's Christmas season, the place was jampacked. Interiors are clean and good. You can make reservations through phone call or you can go early for walk-in. I commend them for having red wine included at the buffet. Food choices are plenty, but not as many as other buffet restaurants at the same price range.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Nothing exciting really..i was expecting more though for its price..very inviting food array but average taste..i was delighted with the dessert selections yet the taste was just average..sushi selection needs more improvement though..i love the chicken a king rice..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Miguel by the Bay, Pasay, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Pasay
  • Phone Number: 2556-2888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

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