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Chef Doy's

nside Cereza along Magsaysay Avenue, Naga, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baby squid” (5 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
“kare kare” (7 reviews)
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Filipino, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
nside Cereza along Magsaysay Avenue, Naga, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to Chef Doy's on a weekend, bring your family and friends. You'll need the distraction while waiting for your food to arrive. It can take more than half an hour for your food to arrive - even if you are the only diners Tucked...More

Thank Anna May V
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Upon entering the restaurant, you will feel a little nostalgic of the past with the heavy wooden tables with Capiz center pieces. Homey and cozy, you will tend to eat a lot. I recommend the crispy tadyang and ginataang puso ng saging. Really it's worth...More

Thank R2doc
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

A wide variety of food from the region - some were new to me. They serve also the common choices like deep fried plapla, frozen braso, sinigang, etc. The dessert with banana and guava (forgot the name) in coconut milk is good. Not too sweet....More

Thank Panching L
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Whether you prefer classic Filipino dishes or those with a twist, Chef Doy’s is a must try when in Naga. I loved their baby squid in garlic and olive oil as well as their cheesy Bicol Express. Their staff are fun and the overall ambiance...More

Thank RichieFSC
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

The place had a homey ambiance and the ventilation can still be improved. The speed of service is a little slow but maybe because they have so many clients since we ate during lunch time. The staff were attentive and friendly. The food is nothing...More

Thank wonderlustMD
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This restaurant tries things with a twist. It's good, but not everybody wants that. This place will always be a hit for Filipino food-lovers though. They have good-tasting laing and embutido. As for some of the other things my family ordered, I didn't eat. What...More

Thank Patrick A
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Try their laing embotido! It's an embotido with laing filling. Kansi is also a must try here. For desert, try their pili lecheflan.

Thank Badet d
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Overall the food was good but the servings are not very large and you will most likely want to order rice. As others have mentioned, be prepared to wait as your food is prepared. Don’t be turned off by this as you will not be...More

Thank grump51
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The food wasn't as great as when I ate here last December. I went here recently with some colleagues and bragged that they serve great food. I felt a little bit embarrassed when we finally tasted our food. It wasn't bad but it wasn't that...More

Thank MsHeide
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Like they say, good food takes time, and it is worth waiting for it, every time when I am in Naga this is my favorite restaurant, and keep on coming back. If I was do you should do the same, great ambiance and great food

Thank TitoRon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: nside Cereza along Magsaysay Avenue, Naga, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Bicol Region  >  Camarines Sur Province  >  Naga
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