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Odessa Mama

1 Calle Hamma, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 927 655 0360
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“kebab” (7 reviews)
“dumplings” (5 reviews)
“borscht” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Eastern European, Ukrainian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Calle Hamma, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is good, but this should not be classed as a cheap eat. It cost 220 for one of the main dishes that contained 10 small dumplings ! Beer is quite expensive too. It's a shame because the food is good, but disproportionately...More

1  Thank Matt G
Reviewed July 31, 2018

You can try there donyeby them beer which is very good. What's more their dumplings are also very good and worth trying!

Thank Patryk H
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice place to chill with friends and have some nice beer .. It’s well worth the extra few peso If you like beer don’t leave el nido with out checking this place out

Thank martin k
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend decided to pop in for a quick beer and we absolutely loved it. We had a go at the three craft beers and they were just amazing, especially their stout. The chap that waited on us suggested some beef dumplings as...More

Thank EduardoMarin
Reviewed June 14, 2018

My fiance and I are big craft beer fans, so of course we had to try the craft beer at Odessa Mama. We tried the Cadlao IPA which was quite floral with a passion fruit undertone. The pale ale was also quite tasty as well....More

1  Thank Wanderxlust
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great bistro with the most favorite Ukrainian dishes. Suitable not only for meat-eaters, but even for vegetarian, as they have cheburek with cheese and varenyky with potatoes or cabbage. Crafted beer is great, too!

2  Thank jenny683
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Great Ukrainian food, simple menu and good selection of Ukrainian dishes to be presented: borsch, varenyky, chebureky, nalystnyky, golubtsy, dranyky. Everything tastes really like home! The only craft beer in El Nido, and a great one! We went eating there 4 times during our week...More

2  Thank jenny683
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Plus: I ordered crepes with cheese (nalysnyky) and a cheburek with beef and cheese; the taste was really good. Minus: everything else! The service is just awful. Stuff never smile to you, owners neither. Even if you say you are gonna share the dish, no...More

Thank Jenia D
Reviewed February 27, 2018

I was extremely happy to come across Ukrainian Restaurant when I was travelling in El Nido. I left Ukraine a couple of months ago and was craving for the home cooking when a friend of mine broght me to Odessa Mama. It happened to be...More

1  Thank Valeriia D
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We went there for lunch to try something different while in El Nido and it was a bad experience. Waiters were all gloom and really not helpful when we had an issue with the Borsch (with chicken) we ordered. I attach a picture to show...More

Thank BlindDaruma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Eastern European, Ukrainian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Calle Hamma, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: +63 927 655 0360
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