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Small Talk Cafe

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051 Dona Aurora Street, Legaspi, Luzon, Philippines
+63 917-5583275
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasantly comfortable and cozy cafe

I ordered for Beef Salpicao. It didn't look like the usual Salpicao I am used to ordering in Manila.Obviously, it was cooked with tomatoes as they are apparent on the dish served. My order turned out to be a salty one. I called the server to have it returned to the kitchen. After bringing it there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
buhay_komyuter
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Pasig, Philippines
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Manila
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This place had the best Bicol Express I've ever tasted! The only downside was that I couldn't order more (because they ran out of stock). They should consider selling bottled or frozen versions of this delicacy for visitors to bring home.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Western/bicolano fusion food at good prices. The coconut taro pasta, bicolano stuffed pizza and volcano ice cream are highly recommended. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

good food specially the local dishes.. though service was kinda slow it was worth it as their food is great.. Will definitely be back once we return to the Philippines and visit Legazpi.

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12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We came here based on glowing reviews in the Lonely Planet Guide and on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed! The food is an interesting blend of local and western food and it is delicious! The menu is quite extensive and so I imagine we'll be back again before we leave. Expect to pay PHP130-280 for a main meal.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Our experience here was ok, despite hearing rave reviews. Food was alright though the service was poor and we were promptly forgotten abot after being served.

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Pasig, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I ordered for Beef Salpicao. It didn't look like the usual Salpicao I am used to ordering in Manila.Obviously, it was cooked with tomatoes as they are apparent on the dish served. My order turned out to be a salty one. I called the server to have it returned to the kitchen. After bringing it there, she came back and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had lunch here around 2pm, I took the pasta with Gata and Tago leaves which are typical Bicol ingredients. The combination with spaghetti was suprisingly delicious! It tasted like a good pasta with chopped spinach and cream with an extra bite. My b-friend had pizza pepperoni upon reco of the reviews. Although we like a thin crest, this tasted... More 

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manila, phil
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145 reviews 145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After visiting the Cagsawa Ruins, we went to Small Talk Cafe in Legazpi City for lunch. The jeepney driver was not familiar with the place. So a quick search showed that there was a nearby Jollibee branch. That one, the driver knew, so we asked to be dropped off there. The restaurant is a few meters away from the main... More 

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Lemoore, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We ordered a number of dishes and most of them were average. The pili pie was good - buttery and not too sweet. The grilled pork spare ribs was super dry and flavorless. The pizzas were tasty and the flavors blended very well. The service, on the other hand, was extremely bad. We waited around 30 minutes for our food... More 

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Laguna
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

When we first arrived, this is where we had our first lunch and it was pretty good! We ordered for a pizza with Laing and it was delicious! The place is quite popular amongst tourist and locals too. The interior is so nice taking you back into the old Hispanic times. My only comment was our pizza took so long... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 051 Dona Aurora Street, Legaspi, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Bicol Region  >  Albay Province  >  Legaspi
  • Phone Number: +63 917-5583275

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?