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The Gustavian

i Paseo Saturnino | Mafria Luisa Road, Banilad, Cebu City, Philippines
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Ranked #180 of 349 restaurants in Cebu City
Cuisines: Filipino
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Telephone + 63 32 344 7653
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Telephone + 63 32 344 7653
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58% Recommend
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English first
Las Pinas
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911 reviews 911 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
449 helpful votes 449 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Very bad service - slow and rather unfriendly...the medium well steak was undercooked and the vegetables were overcooked..the prices were unreasonable for the kind of food they serve...avoid this restaurant...

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Mandaue, Mandaue, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We ordered food, medium was well done, food had no taste, waiters where not attentive, fried food was fried in old oil and so on

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Cebu
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This one of the "fu fu" places I so must try to avoid...not because the food is bad, some of it is quite nice, but rather it is just the whole "European, snooty, rip off joint" atmosphere in the place. The staff seems overly proud for some reason, I think it is the owners deliberate training and of course being... More

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Great place to go for good food or drinks if you don't mind paying a little more then local food joints.

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

The decor of this place is very nice, it's really a shame the food is so bad. I orded a pork chop with french fries. The fries were disgusting, there is no other words. It tasted like old oil. The pork chop looked like an old shoe and tasted like it too. It's really surprising for an upscale place like... More

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Been there for the taps as the name suggested, apparently "the San Miguel Brewery is out of stock" which means the staff has no clues on what to say or what went wrong. It has been out of service from some months which says a lot about the management... Bottled beers is overpriced. Pass you way unless you want to... More

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Bangkok
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Good western food with a Spanish leaning. Steaks and seafood are reliable. Service can be patchy but usually staisfactory. The deli is very well stocked.

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Cebu Island, Philippines
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I Have been here 2 years past for Turkey on Thanksgiving and it was excellent, got seated and then it was all downhill from there .Ordered a screwdriver drank it and figured out it had no vodka in it, told the waitress and got not adjustment on the bill. So went up to the buffet to see at the carving... More

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Calumpang
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

They have a broad menu of western and asian foods. The buffet has a rich collection of different kind of food and fruits.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Looking for some good Italian but have friends who want some good local food - this is your place - local fare is not cheap. We ate outside in the rain - nice breeze - good wine and good food.

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