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Laurel East Avenue, General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Must visit

This restaurant/bar/coffee shop has it all... Great service, lots of value depending what you order... Great food choices and taste... Visit it several time when in Gen San and always will return, hehe, the waitresses remember me :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant/bar/coffee shop has it all... Great service, lots of value depending what you order... Great food choices and taste... Visit it several time when in Gen San and always will return, hehe, the waitresses remember me :)

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Klang, Malaysia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Yes, it is not cheap to eat here, but it is always pricey when it come to restaurant like this. Located at the ground floor of GenSan's SM Shopping Mall, it is easy to spot. One thing I don't understand with this restaurant, their menu card was as big as their table! Hahaha.. Was here for lunch, we ordered big... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

well i think the prices of the crabs is way too high.They could have at least lowered it so that many could taste what their crabs are made of.misleading names of food.Theres a dish called seafood with celery?!i dont exactly remember,but i cant taste a slight celery.And there's this sweetend pork sprinkled with some white thing that i dont like... More 

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Manila
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Nice place, relaxing atmosphere and if you have to wait for a table there's a very nice comfortable waiting area. Whilst the food is worth waiting for, you have to wait rather a long time. The place was not very busy during the lunch period we went, about 20 people and service did not seem to have any structure. Some... More 

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London UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Their wine selection (the Robinsons branch) is the only saving grace. Menus are bigger than the tables, service is mediocre, and the food is overpriced and over-rated

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

These people certainly know their seafood. The shrimp is perticulrly nice. The menu is big although they done always have everything. There is stil a huge choice regardless.

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Located in the new SM Mall, the Grab the Crab restaurant has excellent food and service. The staff will go out of their way to please and make your dining experience wonderful. They even had Bacardi 151 Rum which I haven't had in years,

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

yesterday we had a dinner in grab-a-crab and we ended talking about nothing but just eating the crab. supposed to be that should be a working dinner meeting. hahaha... weve been here last month and now we go back. everytime we are scheduled to work here in gensan part of our routine is dinning in grab-acrab... for sure next month... More 

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Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This review is centered around the Robinsons Grab a Crab. Ive only dared to eat here three times in the past couple of years on my vacations here. Hoping with each attempt there is some kind of improvement. Only stale dreams are found. Barely presentable bland food, while half asleep staff seem to care not of the customers wishes/order. Meanwhile,... More 

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Las Pinas
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1,063 reviews 1,063 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
577 helpful votes 577 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Chinese food and good seafood. Good prices. Good choices. Adequate servings. Slow service. I would not come back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Laurel East Avenue, General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  South Cotabato Province  >  General Santos

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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