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Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63324958456
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing everything

I have tried half of their menu so far and not a single thing has disappointed me or my wife. Highly recommend this place to anyone in the area

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Joseph D
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Luzern
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My expectation to this place was high, but unfortunately not met at all. Food menu is very much meat driven and nearly nothing meatless. We ordered therefore a salad, a bisque with tomato and two pizzas. The salad included just some leaves and tomatos, fancy things such as olives, artichoques, redich or other were missing - only meeting the expectation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have tried half of their menu so far and not a single thing has disappointed me or my wife. Highly recommend this place to anyone in the area

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Revisited after a year, still as good. I guess you could call it a fusion of western and Filipino food. The chef is western and makes a point of coming to the tables to ensure customer satisfaction. Large portions, attentive staff, good service, great ambience. Expensive for Philippines but still cheap compared to home. You won't be disappointed.

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very respectable prices with very VERY generous portion sizes. Dining in the evening always as a romantic element to it. can dine indoor or alfresco. Resort guests can request off the menu meals 24hours prior. reservations required as very limited availability to walk-in guests.

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Pasig, Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The place greets with you with an exclusive foyer that stretches out to a beautiful view. You are greeted with warm and friendly smiles. The chef approached us to suggest a spread of

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Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

It was my second time to eat there, and the food is consistently delicious! Staffs and the head chef always welcome us warmly, ambiance is excellent and food is superb! My kids loved it! I'm truly impressed. Keep up the good work Abaca!!!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Dinner on a balmy evening at Abaca with half a dozen, mostly Australian, friends was delightful. Chef Patrick was jolly helpful in selecting a series of tasting plates and suggesting suitable wines to accompany them. There are a small number of rooms in the form of villas available with the restaurant, overlooking the sea, attracting a mix of residents and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Perfect! Food was of excellent quality, service friendly with warm smiles whist still maintaining sharp skills, ambiance simply perfect.. Worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

What more can you say about Abaca, its food is excellent, its wine selection is excellent, its staff are very pleasant and welcoming. You guys should be proud of what you have there

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Pizzas from the woodfired oven are delicious - thin and crispy. The woodfired chicken is full of flavour and cooked to perfection. Try the pork belly.. to die for! Ditto the creme brulee... yum! Service is attentive and the surroundings and ambience make for a truly memorable meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63324958456

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions

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