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J&A Fishpen

Seafood, Philippine
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Barangay Benon | Mahinog, Mindanao 9101, Philippines
63 88 387 4008
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Dining options: Lunch

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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
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Right after arriving in Camiguin, we looked for a resto that would serve us great lunch. We were brought by our tour guide here. And it didn't disappoint us. We had a hearty, reasonably-prices lunch for then 7 of us family. We were also glad to learn that they had a long zipline that crossed then... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I loved the seafood particularly the calamari, sweet chili crabs and most especiaaly the grilled kitong fish and kilawen. Definitely must tries! WOuld go back to Camiguin for these sea lovin creatures! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Right after arriving in Camiguin, we looked for a resto that would serve us great lunch. We were brought by our tour guide here. And it didn't disappoint us. We had a hearty, reasonably-prices lunch for then 7 of us family. We were also glad to learn that they had a long zipline that crossed then lagoon for PhP250! It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We went to J&A Fishpen with the intention of enjoying freaks seafood. The meal was great and the ambience nice, next to the big lagoon. We sat there eating crab, shrimps and sipping sinagang (the local sour soup) for a couple of hours when we noticed people streaking past on a huge "zipline" across the lagoon. Well that was all... More 

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Philippines
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were in a hurry and only had about an hour to eat lunch before we take the ferry back to Cagayan de Oro. We asked them to serve us food that they can cook quickly. We were not disappointed with the food they served us. Too bad, we didn't have time to taste other dishes in their menu.

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We ordered a ton of food in here and not one dish impressed me. The seafoods were not fresh which is a surprise as they have a 'fish-pen' in the area. I though that food were not properly cooked. It was just okay. The view was amazing but the place needs to improve on the food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

During an island tour around Camiguin stopped here for some lunch. They have some great fish / seafood selection and recommended the Lapu Lapu fish, it was fantastic! Get a private shed on the water, nice breeze and ambience to eat!

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

After a tiring Mantigue Island, we had our lunch in J&A. They offer a wide variety of meals and specializing in seafood. They have variety of fishes which you can choose to cook for a certain dish. They have a wide fishpen which you can also catch and they will cook for you. They have cottages aside from the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Wow! They have good food, fresh fish and refreshing buko , nice view and very affordable. Their service is average but fast.

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Misamis Oriental Province, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We ordered buko and mango shake and it was so disgusting. The shake taste good BT the plastik glass shows some dark green like thing and just so eww. Food not that superb had noodles, chiken and clubhouse sandwhich too.

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General Trias, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Mostly fishes from their pens are served but we ordered their Calamares and Chicken and Pork Dishes! Funny thing is that we both ordered Grilled and Barbecued Chicken! The only difference is that the 'barbecued' one has ketchup in it, nothing more than the grilled one! But I have to say, their Buko Shake (Coconut Smoothie) is just remarkable!

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Address: Barangay Benon | Mahinog, Mindanao 9101, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 88 387 4008
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Camiguin
Cuisine: Seafood, Philippine

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  • Address: Barangay Benon | Mahinog, Mindanao 9101, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Camiguin
  • Phone Number: 63 88 387 4008

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Philippine

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