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Romulo Cafe

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32 Scout Tuason Cor. Dr. Lazcano Tomas Morato, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice small restaurant serving local Philippines cuisine

Had dinner with 4 guest and the food was good. Authentic and felt like home cooked food. The place is not big but feel comfortable with a indoor and alfresco seating. Ordered 5 dishes and with garlic rice, fresh juices and 2 beer and the bill is less than PHP 3000. Good value and will return to try... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with 4 guest and the food was good. Authentic and felt like home cooked food. The place is not big but feel comfortable with a indoor and alfresco seating. Ordered 5 dishes and with garlic rice, fresh juices and 2 beer and the bill is less than PHP 3000. Good value and will return to try other dishes.

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Quezon City, Philippines
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I truly enjoyed our lunch at Romulo's. It was good Filipino food with classy ambiance. Usually you get one or the other but not both. The place is also separated in different private rooms for middle to big groups but still kept their privacy. I especially like the place was not bombarded with loud sound system makes me enjoy my... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Food was delicious. Excellent location. Service & staff could be better. Atmosphere was great. We had a great meal. Would come back again.

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Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My cousin got married in this place, almost got lost to find the place, but it was certainly worth of the trip. The Seafood Kare-kare was definitely mouthwatering and exceeded my expectations. Now their seafood kare kare is my one truly standard and no one beats Romulo Cafe so far... worth it price,. great servings.. excellent taste! Looking forward to... More 

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Manila Phils.
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A friend took us here for her Birthday Lunch and we all had a good time. The homey atmosphere, the warm service and the authentic dishes from the Romulo family all made the experience memorable. It was a bit difficult to find but in the end the place was cozy and was in a quiet area of Quezon City. We... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I looked for a central place to take overseas co-workers for lunch (living near to this restaurant so they wouldn't have to travel far) and saw mixed reviews; however, the majority of them were applauding the food. The food to me was pretty good yet the 'locals' that we were with said it was average so they get a +... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I love how this place looks very cozy and homey amidst the busy streets of the Tomas Morato area. Though this restaurant is quite hard to find, I can say it was worth the time and the visit. It has small rooms perfect for intimate gatherings with your friends and loved ones. I also love how simple and classic the... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Enjoy the Filipino Food is a new presentation and taste. Place is a bit crowded specially during peak hours, reservation is suggested. They have outdoor and indoor sitting.

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Quezon City
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated my birthday last night at Romulo.The food was tasty but their service somehow dishearten me,my juice never arrived.We asked for a complimentary birthday treat or even a candle for the cake that we bought there so my family can sing for me but we got nothing,not even a birthday greeting from them.We were simply ignored.Spending that much and... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I tried there dishes like kare kare., gising gising and deep fried fish ( cant remember the name:),, and there cakes are also nice .. try it out if ur along that area near the old max resto..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 Scout Tuason Cor. Dr. Lazcano Tomas Morato, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Quezon City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Filipino

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?