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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Truly Filipino

This may be a simple design restaurant and is well lighted so don't expect anyone pulling out a ring for an engagement but it is definitely one of the best family place where the children can be exposed to the greatness of the man to whom this cafe is named after. Carlos P. Romulo is one of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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135 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This may be a simple design restaurant and is well lighted so don't expect anyone pulling out a ring for an engagement but it is definitely one of the best family place where the children can be exposed to the greatness of the man to whom this cafe is named after. Carlos P. Romulo is one of the pride of... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Favorite chill place after work. Love the crispy crablets and halaan soup. Also celebrated my bday here last April in one of their private rooms.

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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My aunt celebrated her 80th birthday here and I love how they fixed the old house of Pres. Romulo and made it modern. Good Filipino food. Love looking at the old pictures hanged on the wall. It was also a nice place to have a romantic dinner.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Café Romulo is a quaint fine dining restaurant that offers traditional Filipino favourites. Flying Tilapia, Kare Kare, Gising-gising, adobo etc. What makes the food different is the way they cook it. The Flying Tilapia is an innovative creation. Fried to a crisp, the whole fish is placed on a dish with the meat cut off such that it appears to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Food is always consistently good. Service is friendly and welcoming. Prices are not bad for the quantity served. I always feel at home whenever i visit this restaurant. This location can handle small to medium size parties. I'm glad to have this location nearby for satisfying Filipino fare.

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

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  • 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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