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Airport Road | MCIAA Bldg, Domestic Terminal, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
(63 32) 340-0722
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8:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here because this is the only restaurant I saw before checking-in in the airport. 1.) The service is very slow.. Need to standup and get the menu in the counter. 2.) Wait almost an hour for palabok 3.) Price is expensive for the quality 4.) There are many service crew but no matter how many they are, they... More 

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Thank anabananatravel
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Bad service. Hot chocolate taken away due to burnt taste (yuk) and not replaced and expected to be paid for. Cup of coffee was ok but still not very good. Not recommended to visit here, I definitely won't again. Better to go else Waiter was Mark in pictures below.

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Thank Felix B
Cebu City, Philippines
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Location. Located at Mactan's domestic departure entrance, very accessible for everyone with empty stomach. Price. A bit pricey for a local service yet decent on dish servings. Taste. Ordered breakfast with hot choco, say taste is average at 6/10. Atmosphere. Expected busy as its along side airport and on A/C Turn off: Some flies flying around while enjoying breakfast

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Thank Bilyotoy
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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178 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

A true cafe/coffeeshop with nice qualified working people. The location is great if you need to kill time while waiting for your flight. The wifi is great, even though is not provided by them but by the airport itself. They also have good electrical sockets for international travellers and even 4 usb socket-chargers on the walls on my table. I... More 

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Thank Godwin Dumagat Y
Beijing, China
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111 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Just about every meal on the menu is served with a bowl of rice. "A real teste of Pinoy" said a over friendly waitor. Great place while awaiting your outbound flight.

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Food is good Service is standard and staff are friendly Price is within reason Overall, it's a convenient place to eat, and you might be serenaded by music of performers just outside the cafe who play for money.

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1 Thank Philip A
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38 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

P175 for a meager rice bowl - exactly like the dimsum steam rice which costs p65... What a farce. Your money is better spent on the steam rice inside the domestic departure terminal or ultimate burger also inside. I don't mind paying the price but this was too much.

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1 Thank bigzybu
Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Been here at least 10 times whenever I am going overseas ,this is the last stop for me and my friends to chill and have a chat before saying good bye. This place is expensive but thy also have few options of affordable ones. Coffee is bad so make sure won't order it again. So I only order hot chocolate... More 

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Thank hsingapore_12
Bahía de Caráquez, Manabi, Ecuador
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I had some time before my flight so i had some lunch at this cafe. I wasn't expecting much because is was airport food but i was surprised. I have chicken/pork Adobo and my girlfriend had some chicken plate. I'll attach pictures below. The service was also pretty fast.

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Thank Sean C
Tacloban, Philippines
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our family usually eats here whenever we have early flights to Cebu. We always love their pochero, one of the best we have tasted! They serve it fast as well. No hassle!

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Thank JLequin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian, Filipino
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road | MCIAA Bldg, Domestic Terminal, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: (63 32) 340-0722

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