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Kinabuch Grill & Bar

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369 Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
+63 48 433 2580
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really liked the food here! It's not everywhere you can eat crocodile sisig. If you're still hungry, try the coconut flan! Amazing!

Thank Lauravs91
Makati, Philippines
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner here as it was walking distance from our hotel. The place has grown 5 times bigger from my last visit years ago. Their menu is a hearty mix of local, Western, seafood, grilled meats. Makes one wonder how they control the inventory with such a big mix. The place was filled with people. They had a big... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner here with my boyfriend. Food was excellent I took advice from here and tried to crocodile sisig was amazing. Had a lovely bottle of wine that didn't break the bank. It was very very busy as it was Easter but had a nice buzzy atmosphere. Service was great although they charged me for breaking a glass which I've... More 

Thank chayes987
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the location is right in the city center. A very busy place for locals and tourist. A wide ranging menu representing local and favorite dishes. Food was delicious but servings not that big

Thank Gene P
Narbonne, France
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67 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All really good, nice people and very good price. We had a variety of filipino meals and it was great!

Thank GabriCapToxo
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in for having the must eats in Palawan and we had both our fills for the very fresh tamilok (mangrove wood worms) and the crocodile sisig (sizzling minced croc meat). Their Bulalo was good to and so was their refreshing unique shakes. The lechon kawali was the bomb! Price was not so bad for the delicious dishes.

Thank Lizzyme318
Las Pinas, Philippines
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190 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place had open space with plenty of tables and plenty of parking. We ordered different food. Some ordered exotic food like Crocodile Sisig and Tamilok (wood worms). I ordered Bulalo and it was not as good as the other Bulalo I tasted. Food was good but not great.

Thank thenorthshore
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best sizzling crocodile sisig I have ever tried in my life to!) also it was my first crocodile meat what I tried!) Next step will be "tamilog"🙈 Tamilog it's woods worm dressed with vinegar and blablabla... they live just in Palawan.

Thank Vitalii G
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I'm in Puerto Princesa, I always make it a point to dine at Kinabuch. After a long flight or a whole day of exploring and touring, a hot bowl of their bulalo, paired with anything off the menu, truly gives me comfort. Make Kinabuch a must in your itinerary.

Thank Brahmineyes
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311 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is quite large and mainly outside. Try to get one of table under a palm tree, because there is not close neighbouring tables to disturb you. No music is also there to disturb the discussions. The staff is mainly mainly kind and attentive - especially in the above mentioned area. The sizzling gammas can be recommended. We found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Filipino, Bar, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Puerto Princesa
  • Phone Number: +63 48 433 2580

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?