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“Best Vietnamese Food in the Philippines: a hidden gem” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bawai's Vietnamese Kitchen

Bawai's Vietnamese Kitchen
J. Hernandez Street. Purok 5 | Silang, Cavite., Luzon, Philippines
+63 920 972 2924
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Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Manila, Philippines
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“Best Vietnamese Food in the Philippines: a hidden gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Delicious Vietnamese food made with the freshest seasonal ingredients. Bawai is named after the French Vietnamese Lady Chef who is passionate about her cooking. Her touch is light, her dishes redolent of the many overtones of authentic vietnamese herbs. At the end of the meal she will come out and check to see that you are happy.
She met and married her Filipino husband in Vietnam. They have now retired to the Philippines. So, Bawai is only open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The rest of the time this beautiful and warm couple live in Alabang. Their Menu changes depending on what is seasonally available. The restaurant is in a out of the way residential neighborhood in Silang. But they will text you directions to find the place, once you have made your reservations. It is imperative to make reservations to secure a table. The dining room, on the second floor of a contemporary grey house is intimately sized. So there is very limited seating. Once you have made your reservation, they will text you the menu of the day and request that you order in advance to facilitate their service. Diners can look out of the picture windows and see the coconuts palms waving in the fields. Very relaxing atmosphere and definitely the best restaurant in tagaytay. Worth driving through the back roads and finding this hidden treasure.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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