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Rizal Blvd, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
6:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 am
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Makati, Philippines
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had late dinner with friends. Food was great. Huge portions and worth the price. Service was efficient. Don't let the "WHY NOT DISCO" sign outside fool you. Le Chalet and Chicco's Deli are housed under the same establishment. The menu is varied - from Swiss, Filipino and Thai Dishes - they have it! I also highly recommend their breads... More 

Thank ohsuzy
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we ordered thai foods for dinner yoy should repeat your order before she can get what you want , then after few mins she come back and bring some bread . She asking me if i want another drinks i said i have no thanks , she bring me drinks and my husband said what happened to you ? My... More 

Thank Melyn P
Havixbeck, Germany
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered their Schaschlik Skewers for lunch and it was disappointing. The pork was dry and the beef was chewy, some of the vegetables were not grilled but burned. Half of my plate was occupied by the whole tomatoes they added to the skewers. Left of my table there was a group of 3 drunk guys who seemed to be... More 

Thank Dominik R
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an evening here watching some live music with a friend. The 2 bands were of varying quality but entertaining none the less. Music, cool beers and good company. All you need really.

Thank BradolfPitler
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

As always the atmosphere is friendly, the Staff is efficient and friendly, the food is always good and tasty. there are a couple of expats that must be really hard of hearing setting in the front veranda, almost shouting at everyone and cursing. Overall Good food and service, reasonable prices.

Thank timballenger
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Staff are friendly and efficient. We really enjoyed the more casual side of Why Not which is a deli style area where you can order deli foods on display or from a menu. The restaurant side is more formal. The food is good. Don't worry if you miss the buffet night ; it's nothing special. The third side of Why... More 

Thank Ian M
Sipalay, Philippines
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Since 15 years I eat in this restaurant, was never disappointed. Great food, big dishes and excellent service.. Huge menu, affordable prices..

Thank buenaventura2015
Mill Creek, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Went with my wife and had cold beer and a couple dishes we shared. One was sausage with fries and a pesto bread with baked garlic. Got to say the food was very good and the service was very good as well.

Thank Roy T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The Why Not Resto is separate from the dance club next door, so be sure to enter the correct door when you arrive. (the resto is to the left of the archway.) Their niche in Dumaguete is that they do a good job of serving a variety of European, Asian, italian and Mexican dishes that are actually very good. When... More 

Thank Reekay V
Sunnyvale, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I'm reviewing only the restaurant here which has a huge selection of a wide variety of dishes and portions are big; I ate here 3 times during my long weekend in Dumaguete. The staff was very good about special requests (i.e.: I didn't want butter on the potatoes). I remember enjoying the Gallows Chicken (great presentation, try it!), and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
European, Asian, German, Filipino
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rizal Blvd, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Negros Island  >  Negros Oriental  >  Dumaguete City

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