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STK ta bai! at Paolito's Seafood House

26 Orchid Street | Capitol Site, Cebu City, Philippines
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Ranked #30 of 369 Restaurants in Cebu City
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Filipino
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: First of all, it's hard NOT to remember the rather longish name. STK stands for the local dialect's term for grilled, sour soup, and pickled, a description of the type of food one can order in the restaurant. The ambience of this seafood house is unique. It's actually an old house with 1930s-1960s memorabilias and antiques. Their POS is even this old cash register. Their phones are the old ones with dials. Then the food. They serve authentic grilled Filipino dishes like the jaws of the tuna fish ("panga" in the local dialect) and innovative creations like curried crabs. Finally, the bill...US$7/head and you head out with a doggy bag! Good ambience, excellent food, and great value for money.
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Manila, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Good food, especially the buttered scallops. However, it seemed there was quite the waiting time in between serving our orders. Granted, the place was rather full, with big groups and a steady stream of diners coming in and out, but just the same it seemed we were finishing one order before the next one came - it breaks the momentum!

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Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

For groups this is a must and the Food are great, Price and service are just right.The interior designed in Cottage style which gives you a cosy heritage feeling.

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Cebu City, Philippines
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Panga Panga cant get enough of it. If you want seafoods in ther heart of the city, STK is the place to be. Home grown taste, style and Value for the money!

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Cebu city
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

First of all, the location of this place is pretty difficult to find. But its popularity just goes to show that whenever there is great food, people will find it and always come back. Yes, for seafoods and Filipino food, this place is amazing and at a very cheap price. Never ever forget to order the scallops. The only problem... More

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Cebu Island, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Like the place, love the food specially I like seafood most. Dinner with my friends and its just that I was unfamiliar with the location took me a while to arrive.

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I've been here for quite many times already and what keeps me coming back is their grilled "panga". Incomparably tasty and its at a very reasonable price! Expect a long wait for the food serving though but at least they tell you ahead how long its gonna take. Place isn't that spacious but you'll be amused with their collectibles decorated... More

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Butuan, Philippines
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

we had a biggest grilled panga at a very reasonable prices. very distinct taste from other grilled fish i have tasted. they had a good service, good ambiance & better food but when its time to pay for our order it took a long time to give our change.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The best food WE had on the Philipinnes! (And a major reason to visit Cebu City). The food is amazing. Try the Tuna Jar, the hot and spicy shrimps and the grilled scallops. So delicious. The owner is also super nice and friendly and helped us pick our dishes.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you want to taste genuine and delicious Filipino food, then this is the place to go. The Baked Scallops and the Crispy Pork are my favorites !

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Quezon City, Philippines
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It's my first time to visit this restaurant with my co-worker, you can see all the collectibles displayed items from the past that they preserved it. And the food with reasonable price, i love Panga Tuna and their Tinolang Bisaya.

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