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Josephine Restaurant

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58 Tagaytay-Batangas Highway Kilometer | Tagaytay City, Tagaytay, Luzon 4120, Philippines
+63 46 413 1801
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seldom have I enjoyed buffet in the morning. However, the restaurant's look-out point of Tagaytay lake in the morning is as satisfying as the buffet spread. The view is awesome and the air is so fresh. The buffet spread offers traditional Philippines favorites and the food is well prepared. Some continental items like cereals and eggs-to-your option are also prepared... More 

Thank OwenLiu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my cousins for a quick stop in Tagaytay. Opted to dine here because.the view is just perfect, facing Taal Volcano. The place is serene. Air conditioned. What I enjoy much here are the waiters, they seem to be like our fathers bringing our food. I love that they have senior waiters, proving that they employ equally. The food.... More 

Thank Line A
Manila, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Josephine's used to be one of the most beloved restaurants in Tagaytay. Now, the service is slow, the place is buzzing with huge flies, and food is unappetizing. Did the old management leave? What happened, Josephine's?

Thank LVManila
Quezon City, Philippines
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Years ago, we often dined at your restaurant with great pleasure. My children had fond memories not only because of the food but the ambience as well. Few days ago, we decided to revisit. To our great disappointment - the food and the service have gone south! We ordered tenderloin steaks medium rare served on sizzling plates. Well, the tenderloin... More 

Thank bsy2012
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with my husband, i have zero complain of the food we ordered. Service is good and fast. This place is worth a visit.

Thank Girlie K
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was almost 9 PM on a Saturday when we had our dinner and the place is not crowded anymore. We ordered Bulalo and Fried Tawilis and I noticed that the food was saltier compared to the last time we went there. I remember putting a bit of vinegar to my bulalo to neutralize the saltiness and the soup is... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But lots of people too. The lunch buffer offers a lot of variety! Be careful some of the creamy dishes when the climate is hot though, they might spoil faster. The ala carte menu is not bad as well. A plus is the wonderful view of Taal Volcano at the back where you can have photo ops!

Thank lovetripsdd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were three families looking for a nice place for lunch during our stay in Tagaytay, and "chanced" up on Josephine. It was really a great find. Location: Very good location with ample parking space. Very spacious inside and outside. Food: We had the seafood platter (excellent - spiced up with pepper), soups (clam chowder was great), multiple chicken dishes,... More 

Thank Bobby R
Cabuyao, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Has several selection of dishes but oyster is not included; the place for the buffet has no good lighting; the dishes are delicious but i still prefer the ala carte dining; after having lunch you can go to the deck or garden where you can see the unobstructed Taal lake which is a good site for picture taking

Thank Marie Jessica A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic! The view from their dining room is breathtaking. The service is top notch. The place is super clean. And best of all, The Filipino food is masarup! We tried six different dishes and all of them were tasty. They also have outdoor seating, a sketch artist and traditional ice cream on your way out. We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Filipino, Seafood, Asian
Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Tagaytay-Batangas Highway Kilometer | Tagaytay City, Tagaytay, Luzon 4120, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Calabarzon Region  >  Cavite Province  >  Tagaytay
  • Phone Number: +63 46 413 1801
Josephine Restaurant specializes in Philippine cuisine, highlighting seafood dishes. It was established in 1966 in the town of Kawit, Cavite. It is a well known destination for tourists, locals and especially popular for family gatherings and wedding receptions.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?