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Secret Cove Restaurant

Filipino, Asian
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National Highway | Yumbing, Mambajao, Mindanao, Philippines
0063-(0)88-387-9084
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  • 11
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the better places to eat on Camiguin

Friendly staff, good service and a good menu that caters for western travelers. We ended up eating nearly all our meals here, even though it was not the cheapest option.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2013
TonyScott23
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Concord, New Hampshire
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California
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134 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed next door and had eaten breakfast here every morning for three days because we liked the food and the girls who worked there were nice, then my friend noticed a small menu under the espresso machine that offered various types of higher quality coffee drinks so she ordered one that had an option of "regular" or "freshly ground"... More 

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2 Thank Rockabel
Cebu City, Philippines
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I came here for lunch. I was the only diner during my visit, though I did meet some guests on their way to dive when I arrived. I ordered Chicken Cordon Bleu and Date Square. The staff asked me if I was willing to wait since cooking time for the Chicken Cordon Bleu is an hour. I said yes. Despite... More 

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3 Thank Charmel P
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Their food was okay, meals are generous, though not as tasty as one might find in restos around the neighborhood

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1 Thank Yuri S
Manila, Philippines
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Prices are quite high for nothing special. The food is good but not amazing and the restaurant closes at 9pm

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2 Thank JulieBch
Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

Decent food and nice view. To Be fair Secret cove is one of the only places in Camiguin where you can eat with a nice sea view. When we sat there it felt nice and the food was decent. Pork was a good choice (we explored the whole menu). All in all a good value for money. I guess I... More 

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Thank AugusBagus
Bohol
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Its not on the menue, but Bida the owners wife prepared some mouthwatering japanes food for us. Its on request and depends what the market gives. Lucky to have that on the Island. One more reason to move back to Camiguin. Thanks guys

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1 Thank Christian A
Manchester
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81 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We ate here after reading the mostly excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, but it turned out to be a huge disappointment. Where to start? The path leading to the restaurant was pitch black, and quite hazardous in parts. The menu is old and tatty and needs a revamp as this does not create a favourable impression to the visitor. Items that... More 

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Thank AnnetteCurtin
Tom S, Owner at Secret Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time and effort to write such a truthful,helpful and constructive review. I believe at the time of your visit my wife and I were in Singapore, not an excuse, just a fact. I must tell you that I am very disappointed in my staff, as the saying goes 'when the... More 

Camiguin, Philippines
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

You do not go for the restaurant for sure. It is notoriously JUST NOT GOOD. Accomodation is more budget, but also real budget, no charm. It is not even the place where we locals (half-expat) go, so, I believe it is unpopular. I was there many years back, never went back.

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1 Thank maritesthetraveller
Concord, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Friendly staff, good service and a good menu that caters for western travelers. We ended up eating nearly all our meals here, even though it was not the cheapest option.

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Thank TonyScott23
Schoenaich Na
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

A nice place, little outside but near enough with a standard motobike..good biologic food, friendly staff !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: National Highway | Yumbing, Mambajao, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Camiguin  >  Mambajao
  • Phone Number: 0063-(0)88-387-9084

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  • Cuisine: Filipino, Asian

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