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J&A Fishpen

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Barangay Benon | Mahinog, Mindanao 9101, Philippines
63 88 387 4008
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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
Most recent review
Glass filthy

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.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Ru M H
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Misamis Oriental Province, Philippines
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Misamis Oriental Province, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Venice, Florida, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Waiting for the ferry to leave, we had lunch here and ordered the local fish. One was broiled, and the other was served with sweet and sour sauce. A salad completed our lunch. One of the best meals we had traveling.

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Manolo Fortich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is where we always have either the first or the last meal of the trip because it is so close to the port.

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Manila, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Unfortunately in an island surrounded by the sea this is the only place you can appreciate the bounty from the sea. You can try there zip line which is also interesting.

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Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
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195 reviews 195 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
622 helpful votes 622 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

as i roam the camiguin island you cannot find a better restaurant except J and A fishpen. so as soon as you pass by be sure you have a full tank of stomach because around the island you cannot find a better eatery. they serve filipino foods and the place is nice and relaxing.

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

There are many activities that one can do within the circumference of the Taguines Lagoon.In fact, the Municipality of Mahinog presents the Taguines Lagoon Aqua Sport & Recreational Facility which is just 5-10 minutes away from the Benoni Port. The facility offers an array of boating adventures like kayak, pedal and paddleboats. There are facilities for your comfort needs and... More 

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Meycauayan City, Philippines
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After touring Mantigue Island it is now time to have lunch. And the perfect way to do it is by eating the fish names that you just learned. You get to eat them! We ordered all different kinds of fishes and also buko juice which only costs P20 each. It has a nice view in the back where you can... More 

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Food taste was ordinary, although its location is more than the usual. Service was kinda slow considering that only few customers were in the place. Waiter could have been more welcoming. Edible food, but given other choices, I'd just pass on this one.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stopped by the Fishpen while we were taking our motor bike for a ride around the island. Upon entering it looked very promising sitting on a small pond where you could see the live fish kept in the "fishpen". There were also quite a few people who looked to be enjoying tasty food. We looked at the menu and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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  • Cuisine: Philippine

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