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Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe

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Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
09054841764
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7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Baguio, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding meal. We had the Zurich and the special of the day Chicken Tika Masala...both perfectly prepared. Portions are generous and the price unbeatable. The above plus fresh backed naan bread, two beers and two apertifs came in at under US$20! Service smooth with genuine pinay smiles. Habibi is a MUST in El Nido.

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Thank DPixley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The night we went on this restaurant, they are so full that we have to rest in the hotel first and come back after 30 mins. of waiting until guest leave. Nice choice of Dinner, Chicken Shawarma, Hummus, Zurich and Seafood Carbonara. We love it! We always comes here for a shawarma and hummus which truly a taste of Arabic... More 

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Thank Tyler F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great for our stay in el nido, as the hummus with pita, spring rolls, and stir fry veg are all really tasty. Also they don't seem to overcook their rice into mush which is so common in the phillipines. It's a cool place to sit and enjoy some shisha too, we always have the apple mint, upon... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really great! Although it seems unlikely the middle eastern food here is actually quite delicious. Their chicken sandwich is simply outstanding! It's delicious, a great portion, and the service is quite fast so it makes the experience very enjoyable. Their juices are fresh and delicious with a variety of seasonal fruits. The view from this second story... More 

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Thank jpsanwill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here a couple of times while in El Nido. Its upstairs on the beach front, so a great view out to the sea. We had a tasty adobo (slightly vinegary) and shisha with beers. Good experience!

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Thank Milly B
Coron, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little resto bar overlooking the beach. The pork and mushroom with rosti potatoes was really good. I even went back a few nights later to have it again! The butterfly shrimp appetizer was really nice as well. The place got crowded in the evening, but service was good. Food and drinks were served timely.

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Thank diverdown76
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a late drink (beer and cocktail) and shisha (mint and apple, mmmm) and it was fun. Staff is laid back and having fun together which is good in a place like this. Don't know it I would go there for dinner but for a night out or drinks it's really nice.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Habibi for dinner. I ordered the fish and chips and my wife ordered the seafood pizza. The fish and chips was excellent. The fries and the fish were cooked golden brown and were crispy but the fish was flakey and delicious - I would be hard pressed to find this good in San Francisco. The view from... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, friends, and I ate at Habibi multiple times during our stay in El Nido. First of all this is a great place to watch the sunset. Make a reservation as it is a small place and fills up quickly. The food was very delicious and affordable, not to mention they actually know how to properly set up a... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just ate dinner here last week, i love their pizza, the crust had just the right thickness and crunch. Also ordered their bolognese pasta which was okay but lacked a little seasoning. We saw buffalo wings on the menu so we also ordered those but when it came to our table it wasn't what we were expecting. Buffalo wings without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
International, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: 09054841764

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