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Cafe Mare

Bantayan Island, Santa Fe, Cebu, Santa Fe 6047, Philippines
+63 917 133 2124
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (46 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bantayan Island, Santa Fe, Cebu, Santa Fe 6047, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food - offers a wide variety of food selection Price - intimidating price but worth it Staff - Accommodating, friendly and smiling staff Ambience - you have that "beach front" feeling because tables, chairs , etc are made from bamboos plus you are stepping on...More

Thank TwoPeasJourney
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Toward the end of 2 weeks trip, I was getting tired of local food. Didn’t expect much in this small remote island but what a surprise! Excellent food here! Pizza is cooked perfectly with fresh tomato source, lots of cheese (blue cheese?), and flavorful olives....More

Thank Nob-54321
Reviewed May 27, 2018

If we only could have came here more often. Wood fired oven pizzas and the feet in the sand. We went here twice and both the pasta, pizza and service was perfect. We live in Hong Kong, one of the world's food heavens, but Caffe...More

Thank Calle K
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I took a pizza and found it good: it was big, tasty and all ingredients were in quantity, the tomato sauce was good and authentic with the seeds visible. I c annot compare with other pizzas in town as I have not tried. The only...More

Thank Natacha H
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We ordered 4 cheese pizza, spaghetti marinara and tagliatelle with bacon in cream sauce (not the exact name of the dishes) and it was good. The 4 cheese pizza was delicious, creamy and cheesy. The spaghetti marinara was full of seafood but a little salty...More

Thank Ffllookk
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Basically ruined our dinner. We had a pizza, garlic bread and beers and have to point out that eventhough the pizzadough was ok and the cheese good, the sauce was so sour that felt like vinegar in the pizza, we were impressed that this place...More

Thank YeminaKing
chaolee, General Manager at Cafe Mare, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

The Tomato sauce we use for Pizza and Pasta, is branded, imported from Naples, with out additives or preservatives. NO VINEGAR or sugar in it. We use it already for several years no one complain about it

Reviewed April 18, 2018

Been to this restaurant for couple of times during our one-week holiday in Santa Fe. So far, this is the only restaurant that serves really good food among from all we tried there. They have some good wine too. The price is fair for the...More

Thank spunky050713
Reviewed April 17, 2018

The Pizza was acceptable but with near to 400 Peso to expensive for nothing Spezial. The staff needs to be trained. Nothing to do but i had to call them 4 times till i picked them at the bar for service

Thank Heike-Hexchen
Reviewed April 14, 2018

A bit pricey for the servings, but it taste good though it can be improved. Limited choices. The foods are in small servings that makes you order for more.

Thank Morris Adelon A
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The portions are large and of good quality. The Italian owner really micromanages what would otherwise be a lethargic staff. The bolognaise sauce is great and the garlic bread is not sweet. I’ll go again for sure.

Thank Rex G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bantayan Island, Santa Fe, Cebu, Santa Fe 6047, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Bantayan Island  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +63 917 133 2124
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