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Cafe Via Mare

Landmark | Makati, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 898 1305
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“kare kare” (7 reviews)
“arroz” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Filipino, Cafe, Asian
$$ - $$$
Landmark | Makati, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

We had some time to kill before the show at Onstage so we decided to try Via Mare . Many waiters but service is still slow.maybe the kitchen is a bottle neck. We just ordered guinataan halo halo and palitaw.

Thank renesio
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we go shopping, it would be our habit to have a snack in Cafe Via Mare before heading home. Our favorite orders would be Arroz Caldo, Tokya't Baboy, bibingka and puto bumbong, which is my favorite. Sometimes, we would order brewed coffe to go...More

Thank MichSy621
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Home cooked Filipino dishes at affordable prices served by friendly waiters. I also enjoy Filipino delicacies like puto bumbong is one of my favourite. This is traditionally served during Christmas but at Via Mare, I can enjoy it all year round.

Thank roland u
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Everytime I go home to the Philippines, I would always go to Via Mare when possible. We love the oysters here. And of course the local food. Perfect for any time whether its breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack. The menu variety is great. My wife...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Via Mare has always been something of an institution in Manila and a place where one could eat quality Filipino food at a reasonable price. Sadly, however, the quality aspect has taken a tumble. The restaurant is locally managed and we noticed that the service...More

Thank iainatsea
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Filipino food is usually eaten at home but if you want a taste of how Filipino dishes are made classically, via mare is the place. Priced affordable and quality maintained, it just goes to show the lasting power of this restaurant. Just be aware sometimes...More

Thank Giampaolo Z
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Walked here by Filipino Colleague who lives in Europe and loves Oysters. 375php for 8x Oysters (7euro) when in Europe it is 7euro per Oyster. In fact we canm here twice over 5days. My friend really loved the oyster platter and iced tea shooters As...More

Thank scuba_in_the_sun
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Café ViaMare has been my old time favorite. Every time I visit the Philippines, I would not want to miss a visit and have my favorite bibingka and coffee. The taste remain the same as always...yummy!

Thank joycefsm
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

The food and service is good. What is disappointing I when the establishment does not honor senior discounts fir foreigners even though many establishments do. So don't be surprised.

Thank Nestor C
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This restaurent served mainly Filipino foods, it is the first time I tried them and to my surprise they were very tasty. Located next to Luxent hotel near to the landmark at Timog Avenue. If you are some where in this area and want to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Landmark | Makati, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 898 1305
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