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Barbara's

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Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(02) 527 3893
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Dinner and Show

Nice Place in IntraMuros as you can end your walk by 630 from the Churh, walk across the road into the restaurant. There is a dinner buffet plus a show of local dances, so its a pleasant 2 hours

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
MSDhillon
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Chandigarh, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Visited Intramuros for the first time and this place was recommended. When we looked at the fare on offer for the buffet price decided it was probably better to go a la carte. What a mistake! At first glance the prices appeared reasonable but when the food arrived it was poorly cooked, very small portions and lacked any flavour. The... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Barbara's is not just a restaurant. The buffet is so delicious! I ate so much I was full for two days. There's a wide variety of food. The desserts were fine dining and everything was amazing. There is also a history show of dances and songs from the Philippines. Please eat here. Best restaurant I have eaten in.

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Nice Place in IntraMuros as you can end your walk by 630 from the Churh, walk across the road into the restaurant. There is a dinner buffet plus a show of local dances, so its a pleasant 2 hours

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The food is served buffet style which I normally don't mind. However, the quality of the food could be much better. I was not impressed at all. The quality of the show more than makes up for the food though. It is a walk through the history of the Philippine Dance. It is a great show. Be prepared to get... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The small buffet wasn't the best meal that I had but I thought the show was great. Not sure if there are better dinner cultural shows out there but I got a taste of Pinoy music and dance.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were assisted to our table even when we arrived before their restaurant opened. The waiters were very attentive. The food prepared, even if the choices were few, were delicious. The appetizers were good. The miki bihon tastes yummy that I went back for more. Chicken, fish and kare kare were delicious. The chocolate cake tastes really good and the... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It was not cheap but it was a very good lunch. I was with 2 Filipinas and they enjoyed the food and went back for more. I love desserts and I was not disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We dined at Barbaras on May 13. It was a Saturday night and the place was crowded, but since there were eight of us, the staff seated us at a large table near the stage. Dinner is a buffet that combines classic Filipino dishes with some American ones and everything we tried was very good. At 7:45, the show began.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had a coffee in this historical small hispanic patio (in one of the only Spanish building left in Manila), and we really felt in South America :)

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My sister used this place for her Wedding Reception before, but never did I know that this place is an Entertainment Place as well. Anyone can taste the Filipino food, hospitality & experience the different songs & dances while having their Lunch or Dinner. A truly great place I must say. I am now planning to reserve the place for... More 

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Address: Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (02) 527 3893
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
Cuisine: Filipino, International

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  • Address: Plaza San Luis Complex, General Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (02) 527 3893

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Filipino, International

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