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All 368 Cebu City Restaurants

STK ta bai! at Paolito's Seafood House

26 Orchid Street | Capitol Site, Cebu City, Philippines
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Ranked #25 of 368 Restaurants in Cebu City
Hours:
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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Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
Top Contributor
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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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Melbourne
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Order the Tuna Jaw without hesitation. It was soo tasty and succulent. Sadly I cant say that for the rest of the food. If the only thing I had was the tuna jaw, it would have been perfect. The rubber squid and squid cooked in butter sauce (which was more like honey sauce) was awful. The crab in curry sauce... More

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