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Tinderbox wine and deli shop

Banilad Street, Cebu City, Philippines
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Ranked #142 of 368 Restaurants in Cebu City
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very good food but a little on the pricey side. The portions are on the small side with a big size price but the quality is very high. They also have a Deli style meat counter where you can order fresh cut cheeses and meats. Still I feel that it is worth the price.

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Manila, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Friendly smiles, good prompt service, good ambiance, decent food.. This is the best place you can park yourself at when waiting for your flight! :)

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Cebu City, Philippines
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The good thing about Tinderbox is that its a little bit of mostly everything. You could eat, you could buy and you could drink. It has a little grocery that you could buy some vegetables (although sometimes there not so fresh) and well the bread is really good. The meat, cheese and the ham that they sell are really good... More

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Stowe, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The meat and cheese selection is very good and there are also some hard to find imported items on the shelves. Eating in the restaurant is not bad but not great either. If they could take that aspect more seriously, Tinderbox would be quite a special place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Apparently, if you sit inside and smoke without ordering first, a waiter will come over and ask you to leave. He will tell you should order IMMEDIATELY otherwise go out. If this is a company sanctioned practice, I say the management should re-think it. If it is not, then it should train its people better.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

My mom and i visited tinderbox forthe first time, food is good but expensive, attentive staff, good service, nice selection, good location, the "in place" to be, i think were paying more for the ambiance than the food, if you want to "be seen" then this place is the place to be... Ps: wine cellar at the side, lots of... More

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Caloocan, Philippines
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

one time a friend of mine bought some rare ingredients in tinderbox , we then decided to order some snacks , pizza and drinks, the pizza is like 8" in diameter had a few toppings , the topping is pretty basic what makes it stand out is the crust, sort of biscuit type ( its like eating fita softer version... More

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Mindanao, Philippines
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We have eaten at Tinderbox many times. The decor is great. The location is great.The service is great. But the food is below average. I have yet to have a really good meal at Tinderbox. This time was the lamb burger, ordered medium rare. The meat in the middle had not even had time to warm up, much less cook.... More

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london
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My god..never again will i eat here. what a waste of money. they sell imported stuff i guess thats the only benefit. Do not waste your money here. there are so many other options. terribly overpriced and food was not even good!!!!

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Makati, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

What happened to this elegant restaurant-deli shop that I used to frequent a few years back? I went abroad a couple of years ago and just got the chance to visit the country again the last few days. Although the interior has a bit changed, the wine cellar has this wine dispenser system that was great, the charm seems to... More

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Address: Banilad Street, Cebu City, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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