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Blue Carabao Diner

146 Montreverde,corner of Alverez{across from City of Davao Central Fire Station}} | Just up from Magsaysay Park and Santa Anna Wharf, Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 987557550
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Ranked #9 of 283 restaurants in Davao City
Price range: $1 - $5
Cuisines: Filipino
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Attention !!This business is now for sale as of June 15/14. Sold complete with all equipment,recipes,highly trained staff willing to work with new owners.Included is a four bedroom upstairs apartment with air conditioning.Price P3million FIRM,price includes business name. Reason for sale is new business venture opportunity. Hello,when you visit Davao City,do yourself a favor and visit the "Blue Carabao Diner" and treat yourself to some of the best tasting,affordable Filipino styled food in Davao City. We are an open air styled establishment that lays out our meal items banquet style or what they call "toro toro"style,meaning point at the meal item you want and a server will give you a serving of that meal. We invite you to check out our kitchen anytime before you eat in our establishment so that you can have confidence in the food we offer.Not many restaurants will make that offer,but we at the Blue Carabao Diner are proud of our kitchen and it's staff and look forward to your personal inspection. My name is Sherry Scott and i am the business owner and head cook so you are important to me and the growth of my business.If for some reason,you are unhappy with a meal,i will either replace the meal,return your money for that meal item or give you a voucher for a free meal upon your next visit to the Blue Carabao.Try finding a restaurant in Davao City that stands behind the quality of it's food like we do at the Blue Carabao Diner. Our servers wear special hairnets and serving gloves and most can speak English,but if you find it hard to communicate with a server,please request for management to answer your questions or explain meal ingredients for you.If you are a first time visitor we will be more than happy to give you a small sample of a meal before you purchase it.Or if you just have questions about Davao City or need directions to a certain location,we will be happy to look after you. My staff and i look forward to your visit and will do what we can to make your visit to the "Blue Carabao Diner" one of the highlights of your trip to Davao City.Sherry & Francis Scott 09/05/13 Please check out the Fall issue of Sizzle digital magazine pages 44 to 46 as we have been given a mention by Chef David Wasson from Seattle, Washington,USA. 05/14/13 We received our ServSafe certification for excellence in sanitation and food safety.10/2010 We where featured in the following newsletter. PCC vol 9 No 4 Newsletter cover is a picture of our 'carabao pochero'.Check out pages 3,4,5,and 19. It was a wonderful humbling and elevating experience to receive and read that magazine.All credit goes to my hard working wife and Chef extraordinaire, Sherry and our dedicated staff. I take my hat of and bow to you all.
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Attention !!This business is now for sale as of June 15/14. Sold complete with all equipment,recipes,highly trained staff willing to work with new owners.Included is a four bedroom upstairs apartment with air conditioning.Price P3million FIRM,price includes business name. Reason for sale is new business venture opportunity. Hello,when you visit Davao City,do yourself a favor and visit the "Blue Carabao Diner" and treat yourself to some of the best tasting,affordable Filipino styled food in Davao City. We are an open air styled establishment that lays out our meal items banquet style or what they call "toro toro"style,meaning point at the meal item you want and a server will give you a serving of that meal. We invite you to check out our kitchen anytime before you eat in our establishment so that you can have confidence in the food we offer.Not many restaurants will make that offer,but we at the Blue Carabao Diner are proud of our kitchen and it's staff and look forward to your personal inspection. My name is Sherry Scott and i am the business owner and head cook so you are important to me and the growth of my business.If for some reason,you are unhappy with a meal,i will either replace the meal,return your money for that meal item or give you a voucher for a free meal upon your next visit to the Blue Carabao.Try finding a restaurant in Davao City that stands behind the quality of it's food like we do at the Blue Carabao Diner. Our servers wear special hairnets and serving gloves and most can speak English,but if you find it hard to communicate with a server,please request for management to answer your questions or explain meal ingredients for you.If you are a first time visitor we will be more than happy to give you a small sample of a meal before you purchase it.Or if you just have questions about Davao City or need directions to a certain location,we will be happy to look after you. My staff and i look forward to your visit and will do what we can to make your visit to the "Blue Carabao Diner" one of the highlights of your trip to Davao City.Sherry & Francis Scott 09/05/13 Please check out the Fall issue of Sizzle digital magazine pages 44 to 46 as we have been given a mention by Chef David Wasson from Seattle, Washington,USA. 05/14/13 We received our ServSafe certification for excellence in sanitation and food safety.10/2010 We where featured in the following newsletter. PCC vol 9 No 4 Newsletter cover is a picture of our 'carabao pochero'.Check out pages 3,4,5,and 19. It was a wonderful humbling and elevating experience to receive and read that magazine.All credit goes to my hard working wife and Chef extraordinaire, Sherry and our dedicated staff. I take my hat of and bow to you all.
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English first
South Cotabato Province, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Whenever we visit Davao City we always find time to visit this place. Best food and affordable...most especially Quality service...till my next visit... highly recommended...

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Food is great. Highly recommended. We eat in a group of 12. Accessible foe motorist. Offensive posters. Place need to be improve.

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bluecarabaoeatery, Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Hello,thank you for the "high recommendation". Offensive posters ? Lets see,would that be the one encouraging people to wash their hands before and after using the bathroom, would it be the, "no animals allowed ,we reserve the right to refuse service no matter who you think you are,who you momma is or would it be the "no outside food or... More

Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I chanced upon it walking along Monteverde St on my way to Magsaysay Park looking for some place to take lunch. Noticed and read the word "tripadvisor" in the signage. I did not hesitate to try it out. Since it was lunch time, there was a crowd. I thought I will not get a table. It's a no frills, modern... More

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bluecarabaoeatery, Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make you review of the Blue Carabao Diner,we really appreciate it. Food safety and safe food handling are a must and we take both seriously. I too appreciate clean facilities and appreciate the work that goes into keeping them clean and well stocked. Thank you again and if you are ever at the... More

Davao City, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I always frequent this place whenever I'm VERY hungry. Although, it's quite far from where I live but I don't mind taking a cab just to dine here. Their food are delicious and affordable. It's like you're eating in a "top class restaurant" without worrying too much about the bill and that's very rare nowadays. I love their Calderetang Kambing,... More

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bluecarabaoeatery, Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for you kind words,it is appreciated more than we can put into words. I checked with our two chefs and out of the six special meals offered,Monday and Thursday are pork meal specials. We will be changing or Chef's Daily Special Menu starting July and we will be including Chicken Afritada and offer it on Monday's so... More

Davao City, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My family, friends colleagues and even bosses love to eat their very delicious yet very affordable food from Blue Carabao Diner. We always wanted to taste their food all over and over and over again. some of our favorites are the Chicken Curry, Pork Binagoongan, Pork HUmba, Fish Fillet and a lot more... Everything is soooo great! Thanks to Ate... More

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bluecarabaoeatery, Owner at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Hello,thank you so much for taking the time to put a comment on this form.We truly do appreciate your kind words.We look forward to your next visit.Thank you very much More

Luzon, Philippines
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Been here! It was actually unplanned visit, When we were around Monteverde street we Notice this Fast food because its just beside the fire station we tried to eat here, at first i we were hesitant because of our budget at that time. Their is no harm on asking of how much would be each item cost. It can satisfy... More

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bluecarabaoeatery, Owner at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant on this form. Unlike most restaurants in this city,we really do value customer comments. We are not perfect and some times we just don't get it right,but we will do our best to correct any situation that will come up.That is a promise from the Blue Carabao... More

Davao City, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Great place for the budget concious yet food is delicious. Peter W if you are so SOSYAL you shouldnt have gone there. Go to a Five Star Hotel

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bluecarabaoeatery, Owner at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your appreciation of what we strive daily to accomplish at the Blue Carabao Diner, to offer the best tasting,highest quality,most affordable,safest food in Davao City everyday. Sure you can find a more fancy place to dine but you will be hard pressed to find the kind of quality and value you will constantly get at the Blue... More

Davao City, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

If you are looking for Buffet Style reheated food which is very cheap then look no further, as the saying goes you pay for what you get, so the location, decor, service and food suffers, sorry I prefer to pay more money and have proper restaurant cooked to order food.

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bluecarabaoeatery, Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Sir,did you not read restaurant description before deciding to come to the Blue Carabao?? We give a detailed description of our restaurant and the way and style of food being served,plus we supplied many pictures so that people can make a proper decision about eating in our restaurant.But still you decide to come to the restaurant,why,what is your real motive?... More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

..the most affordable restaurant in davaO city .. excellent foods aNd clean kitchen .. perfect in every meals ..also fiLipini dishes are well cooked . -ruzeL, RRT

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bluecarabaoeatery, Public Relations Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

Thank you much for your kind words,it is much appreciated. On your next visit,please visit our kitchen to see our food safety program in action. All are invited to visit our kitchen and if you notice something that concerns you,please mention it so that we can address and improve upon said situation. Again the management and staff of the Blue... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Wanted to eat some fish... Search the Internet and gave me luz kinilaw and blue carabao,, I chose blue carabao based on its previous reviews ,, (thinking that I used to go to 'luz' before). 'twas around 2 pm when I went to 'BC' and was surprised to see a lot of food sitting around and looks yummy,,but was disappointed... More

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bluecarabaoeatery, General Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this review

We have talked to this gentleman and have addressed his concerns. We also informed the complainant that we do not have a steam/heat table but a serving table. The food ,by ServSafe standards,is allowed to be on the serving table for {4} four hours before it is to be reheated,we reheat at {3} hours.Most times our food does not stay... More

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