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Travelling in Ilo-Ilo, a stop over at Camina Balay nga Bato is a must. A glimpse of Ilo-Ilo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Imus, Philippines
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Tsokolate E

I have been in this place for a number of times. I will never forget it’s Ilonggo dishes, not to... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Iloilo City, Philippines
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“biscuits”(13 reviews)
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20 Osmena Street | Arevalo, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
+63 33 336 3858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After all the nice reviews we read about this place, we thought this was going to be the highlight of our tour of Iloilo's mansions. So we scheduled it to be the last stop of the Iloilo mansions tour. However, the staff was really unenthusiastic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling in Ilo-Ilo, a stop over at Camina Balay nga Bato is a must. A glimpse of Ilo-Ilo history, the feel of old house and a sumptous buffet. The highlight of the visit is the TSOKOLATE, the taste of tsokolate tablea is superb. Makes me...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I have been in this place for a number of times. I will never forget it’s Ilonggo dishes, not to mention the sumptuous tsokolate-e. The welcoming smile of the service personnel is captivating. I also love the historical value of the place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DocHLagon
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Nice location . The house is antique and well preserved .. interesting pieces in the shop .. the pansit Molo was how I remembered it .. so tasteful.. The chocolate drink powerful and sweet..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank boboymaya
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

A cozy place to sip delicious hot chocolate expresso. Complete with old ilonggo aristocratic abience and cool afternoon breeze.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mapeng_Manuel
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The house is overfilled with antique that makes appreciating the items a bit difficult. Not much floor space to move around. The chocolate eh is perfect with the biscuits.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank rlahozmd
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Before you take a sip of their famous hot chocolate there will be a short tour of the house turned museum. The tour cost Php150 for the house maintenance. Unlimited hot cocoa and biscuit will be served. You can also avail their buffet lunch just...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JelaneT
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a visit here just for the deliciously rich hot chocolate! 🙃 If you are a group of 10 or more, you can book a buffet Illonggo lunch here at least 2-3 days in advance for Php 500. Since we were just two,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

An old house built around 1865 that is open to the public. Parts of the house has been converted into a museum, a shop, and a restaurant. You have to reserve the restaurant a day before you plan to dine in. Minimum of 10 persons....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ivy S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Step into the doors of this house and you will be transported to the Spanish Period of Philippine History. A short video presentation will give you a background of the house, its family and the society during its time. One can opt for a traditional...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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August 17, 2018|
Response from Antz2884 |
Just ride a taxi and look for it meter... No one can answer you since traffic is also a consideration
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Response from ladycarmell | Reviewed this property |
They open at 8am
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Response from janevi2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can come without reservation. But the best is to have a reservation, so that, the owner herself can welcome you personally. :-)