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Bon Appetit! La Boutique

Plaza Del Carmen, Loyola Street | Barrio Obrero, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
+63 82 300 3186
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Plaza Del Carmen, Loyola Street | Barrio Obrero, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

We came short in money and tried to eat everything that will fit our budget. We thought that because we chose the low cost food we will not be satisfied but we were wrong. Every food we ate is perfection. You can taste the passion...More

1  Thank kingjohnray
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Cramped, warm beer, unclean glass and nothing special about the food. How can this be rated as it is? What is wrong with people. I suffered claustrophobia in this place to be with friends. Worse still was the spending of the next day on the...More

16  Thank ThanLong2017
Yves M, Owner at Bon Appetit! La Boutique, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Another dishonest review from somebody who probably never stepped a foot in our place and who just try to denigrate the top rated restaurant with sick and poor arguments, for reasons we don't know... It's boring, unpleasant, unfair, but also part of the game and...More

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Really had a fantastic experience : very very good food (réal French), fresh product, amazing service .. the owner is very gentle, kind.. You feel they care a lot. It's sometimes difficult to find a good restaurant in Davao or in Philippines. This one is...More

Thank Renzinox R
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We lived in Davao City for more than 2 years and Bon Appetit! was by far our favorite restaurant. The atmosphere was great, the staff was friendly and the food was absolutely amazing. We were never disappointed!

1  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

I frequently visit Davao and as such, I've practically visited every good restaurant there is in the province. When my friends and I visited recently, we wanted something different so we checked TripAdvisor and saw Bon Appetit! as the number one restaurant so we decided...More

Thank jun_barnes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Food is divine. Steak was wonderful (order it at least medium rare, for the love of manon). Do not expect large servings for the price. You can cross-order burgers from Burger Chef next door, which I also did (they have the same owner, I was...More

Thank Tj L
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Mrs Gruntfuddock and i were desperate for some decent food in Davao, as unfortunately ( maybe due to to much american influence) the food here is disgusting. So, we were over the moon with Bon Appetite when we visited. Eve, the host was a would...More

Thank Captaingruntfuddock
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

After a quick search for places nearby and open on Sundays we decided to give bon appetit a try. The owner walked us through his menu with great passion. We planned to have a light lunch but ended up staying for hours, enjoying superb wines,...More

1  Thank Eddy A
Reviewed January 17, 2017

As with every visit, good service, decent food. and a good time. Compared to most of Davao establishments it is clean and orderly.

Thank LovingDavao
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We went to Bon Appetit on a warm Wednesday night. The taxi driver didn't know the place and we had to guide him using google maps. It is a small place with some tables outside - one of which we chose . The place was...More

1  Thank ZippoD
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To the owner, Wow I get the fact that your very invested in your restaurant, your reviews going down must be very pressing on your mind but why don't you consider that your attitude might be a factor? Let's explore together as atmosphere is important. Question 1) do your employees even like you or are you a underpaying slave driver that takes advantage of the local people? (2) Can u maintain your staff happily or do they just stay because they need work. If you notice they escape at the earliest convenience you got a problem! Next, how about your personal relationships with others 1) do you get along with the customers in general or are you just antagonistic with those that offer you constructive criticism? (2) did notice that probably your neighbors have issues with you too and maybe your own family. My friend go into counseling you have some very serious anger and impulse control issues! I am offering u this advice to be helpful. Lastly, All your regular customers that your referencing might be a mostly foreigners like us not necessarily Filipino. I think you need to reevaluate yourself because it impacts your restaurant- I am not eating thee again because I will never be party to supporting your attitude. I keep thinking karma is a downward slide and only you can change the flow of yours- your friend
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Yves M | Property representative |
Dear "ron123623" (aka "rick123321"), Thank you so much for your concern and your precious advises... I really appreciate! However, as it is the sixth time you write about us (including your review) with the same sick... More
May 23, 2017|
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Response from rick123321 | Reviewed this property |
Hey, give the guy a break he is French! Sure he has a bad attitude and belittles his workers but the food is great. Who says that a foreigner has to be gracious? I am sure that the amount he pays in salaries factors in any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Del Carmen, Loyola Street | Barrio Obrero, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Sur Province  >  Davao City
  • Phone Number: +63 82 300 3186
  • E-mail
- Authentic, hearty and tasty French cuisine in a cosy and elegant ambience.
- Service "a la carte" offering typical French Bistro specialities (Soupe a l'Oignon, Escargots de Bourgogne au beurre persille, Fricassee de Poulet, Confit de Canard Pommes Sarladaises, Cassoulet de Castelnaudary, Noisette d'Agneau a la Creme d'Ail, Entrecote d'Angus Grillee Sauce au Poivre, Steak Tartare d'Angus au couteau, Pomme au Four Creme Anglaise, Tarte aux Pommes, Tarte Fine et Glace Vanille, Pot de creme au Chocolat, Fondant au Chocolat Creme Anglaise...).
- Monthly special menu (Appetizer, Pasta, Main Dish, Dessert).
- Fine selection of French wines from different appellations (Bordeaux, Bourgogne, Beaujolais, Loire, Cahors, Languedoc...).
- Varnished wood and rattan, purple wallpaper decorated with original prints of a French painter engraver (the owner's grandfather).
- Jazz music and classic French songs.
- French Movie Night sessions (with subtitles in English) every other Tuesday.
- Service in the garden at night.
- Parking. Closed on Sunday.
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