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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 #13 of 299 Restaurants in Davao City
Price range: $1 - $5
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Filipino
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner
Description: We wish to inform all that the Blue Carabao Diner will cease operating as of December 22/2014. We are so grateful to all who took the time to write a review of their experience while at the Blue Carabao Diner. We thank all of our great customers for help to make the Blue Carabao Diner the top Filipino Style food restaurant in Davao for many years in a row. 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
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English first
davao
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I think this place is great! The food is fresh, the place is spotlessly clean, the staff attentive, and the prices very low for what you get I see Peter W complained it wasnt what he expected. However I do see that Peter W gave Blue Carabao the same rating as he gave Vikings Buffet in SM - so that... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

After eating at Penong's, the portions here are much larger. Blue Carabao serves food in an ala carte manner, you walk right up, and choose what you want to eat. The main gripe is that we arrived just before noon, and the food we had were all either cold, or we could tell that they have been left out in... More 

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

Hello,thanx for taking the time to write your review of our restaurant. My wife is the head cook,i am from Canada and appreciate what you say about the temperature of the food. We strive to give people as close as we can to the real taste of Filipino food,food that the masses consume,Most times the temperature that you got your... More 

West Kirby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have been in this dining place by chance when the driver of the van suggested this to us. The place was ok, the usual carenderia but the food is affordable with lots of choices. The food tastes good and the staff wears hair nets. Good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The neighborhood is not very inviting, but the place itself is nicely done and very clean. We had excellent curries there, price was very affordable.

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

Hi,thanx for visiting us and we are thrilled that you enjoyed our curry meals. I agree with you when you say the neighborhood is not very inviting. We have tried to change that but people in this area don't like change even if it improve their lot in life. Maybe on your next visit you can plan to visit us... More 

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

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Address: 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
Phone Number: +63 987557550
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Sur Province  >  Davao City
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 5
Cuisine: Filipino

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