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455 P. Guevarra Street | San Juan Metro, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(632) 726-9326
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Lasagna Ever

The food is great especially the lasagna! Oh and the service is great as well. Me and my family will definitely come back for more!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Jem A
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Makati, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The food is great especially the lasagna! Oh and the service is great as well. Me and my family will definitely come back for more!

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New York City, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

ok so the it's an old charming house . it was nice . food was boring my meatballs was filled with carrots . and my gf's salmon was ok . the service was horrible, not welcoming and attentive and they seem not to know the menu , they had to ask other people for answers . our table was always... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The place is very relaxing. The foods served are all fresh and is delicious! Will definitely go back!

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Cebu City, Philippines
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We frequent Cafe Ysabel everytime we fly to manila simply because their food is really good. We always have the steak, very tender and tasty. The setting is an old filipino house so you can only do so much without ruining its appeal. It's a good place to go on a date or have an intimate dinner with friends and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

The place is not really known when you take a taxi since their signage is not really visible along the road; however, when you arrive in this place, it would reminisce you in the Spanish era wherein house and interior are all antique with added lights that would surely be perfect for romantic dinner date. Staffs are friendly and knowledgeable... More 

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Manila
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I have been eating in Cafe Ysabel for many many many years now. I have not gotten tired of eating in the place. This is the one on P. Guevarra in San Juan. Still cozy and yes maybe the interior has to be upgraded, but then again the decor has that 'homey and traditional feel. Food has been and still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

I call it "best kept" because it is not located in a busy dining districts and a little bit secluded unlike the others. It's location is not really of a issue. I been to this fabulous restaurant for the Nth time. This is the first time I'm writing a review about it since I'm not a member of TripAdvisor during... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Food is at best only average. You just get overwhelmed by the ambiance. Check out how the kitchen looks like. Really filthy, wet, and grimey. Won't pass sanitation.

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Manila, Philippines
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69 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Authentic ambiance with a homey feel. Really good food, too! The spicy pasta (I forgot, but it has a catchy name) and risotto are very delicious. OPM music or instrumental songs were serenading us while eating. I will definitely go back here. It is worth the trip to Greenhills.

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Perth, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Was looking for a romantic anniversary dinner date online and i chance upon this restaurant, the reviews were good so i gave it a try. The place is like an old spanish house turned into a restaurant and the interiors are filled with old memorabilias, the lamps ,even the floors..it has that old rustic feel. The foods are delectable and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 455 P. Guevarra Street | San Juan Metro, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (632) 726-9326
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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