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“Just Perfect!”

Balikbayan Restaurant
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Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just Perfect!”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Superb dining experience. Rode the bike down and saw this restaurant and we decided to have our dinner around 9pm. We took a good look at the menu and as we were about to place the order, the whole of Bantayan Island had this major blackout, but the lady was still nice enough to get our order down while they were cooking in the dark with simple lights.

The place was definitely manifested with lots of mosquito(s). That was when the lady took her initiative to get the mosquito coil and place it under our table with a very sweet romantic candle.

Took them a while to get to our food but i definitely did not mind waiting once i've tasted their food which was superb. I can't really remember the names of the food that we bought but it was definitely worth every pesos i've spent.

I would like to compliment the cook and when i come back to Bantayan Island, definitely i will return back here!

  • Visited October 2013
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Iligan, Philippines
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“You get what you pay for here.”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

As a local traveler, when I look at the menu, I always look at the price. It matters a lot! :) But ok, so we decided to try the halo-halo, hawaiian pizza and some thai soup. It was not that expensive but really, everything tasted so good. Home cooked but very classy taste. The place has a very nice relaxing and welcoming aura. It was really a good place to dine and chitchat.

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank Lyanne Faye L
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good Food :)”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

The ambiance is not as great as the food but I stillI love this place and I will definitely be back for more. I enjoyed the shrimp curry so much we went their, during our trip, twice. The staff were accomodating and they serve you with a smile. It's very easy to locate the place too. I'll post pictures during my next visit.

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank arya1988
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Cebu City, Philippines
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“regrets!”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

the service is bad. the lady forgot our porkchops. we clearly stated our order to her and we had to wait 15 minutes for her to only come back to us and tell us our order wasn't cooked yet.
dont eat here!

  • Visited April 2013
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2 Thank TheMikeyMike
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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“a bit expensive”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

pricey for the type of food served, the service and presentation of the orders can be better. Nothing so special with the menu, but it's a nice place to chill and chat with friends over a few drinks

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Noey M
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