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Seafood Market and Restaurant

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1190 J. Bocobo St. | Ermita District, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
(632)5214351
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Description: Established 1987. The first upscale market style restaurant in the...
Established 1987. The first upscale market style restaurant in the Philippines. Hygienic, air-conditioned, with a glass-enclosed kitchen. Specializing in Asian seafood cuisine. Featured in various international media from Asia, Europe and the US.
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  • 7
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fresh Seafood

If your really into the fresh catch of the day why not try out having your lunch or dinner at Seafood Market and restaurant at Ermita Manila, choose the live fresh seafood among the stalls and have it cook the way you like it, there's no other else fresh food that would come to this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Joselito S
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If your really into the fresh catch of the day why not try out having your lunch or dinner at Seafood Market and restaurant at Ermita Manila, choose the live fresh seafood among the stalls and have it cook the way you like it, there's no other else fresh food that would come to this.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It is not luxury restaurant at all. But you will find vey fresh food here . Actually first you have take a trolley and buy your fresh sea foods as well as vegetables. Then order how you would like cooked ... Price is reasonable.

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Las Pinas
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1,063 reviews 1,063 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
584 helpful votes 584 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This used to be good. But there are other places. The competition is better and the food is fresher and cheaper. This place just feels old and tired.

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Madison, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Catch a cab to the big Robinson's Mall and you'll find a variety of experience's in this 2 story mall.

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Kandahar, Afghanistan
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191 reviews 191 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
544 helpful votes 544 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This market/restaurant has fresh seafood and veggies out on ice and you walk thru and pick what you want then tell them how you want it prepared. A little pricey but we found the seafood fresh and prepared the way we asked. I see some of the reviews have found that the fish were not fresh. I understand that could... More 

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Belfast
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This is my second review of this restaurant. The first was based on cumulative experiences since about 2002. This one is based on my visit there today. Unfortunately standards have deteriorated to the extent I have to brand it a terrible place to eat.I checked the gills of every dead fish on display, they were all gray or brown. No... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Went to the seafood market near Mall of Asia. Great place, we were there around 2:00 in the afternoon so not crowded. We pointed to a place by 2 people that ran to our cab soon as we got out. Place was great but next time will take a minute to walk around and see other seafood places. This is... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I was there on Nov 30th 2013 ... way overpriced for the quality ... the squid was not fresh and they did not know how to cook it ... overcooked ... and what I mean by fresh, is out out of the ocean to the table on the same day ... Filipinos seem to to think seafood is fresh if... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We ate at this venue for lunch during the week. Seems we picked a day that 2/3 of Manila were celebrating something or other, with regular announcements and 'cheers' throughout the restaurant. Despite our enquiries, nobody could tell us exactly what the celebration was. We were given a card table in the hallway, near the toilets, so the throng of... More 

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Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

It was an amazing experience to try this restaurant. Me and friend had a great meal in it. When I got inside they gave me the basket and let me chose from the fresh selection of the sea food then I chose from the vegetables last they ask me if i like to chose from the fruits. Really I like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1190 J. Bocobo St. | Ermita District, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (632)5214351

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Established 1987. The first upscale market style restaurant in the Philippines. Hygienic, air-conditioned, with a glass-enclosed kitchen. Specializing in Asian seafood cuisine. Featured in various international media from Asia, Europe and the US.

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