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“Chocolate Cake Haven”
Review of Margie's Kitchen

Margie's Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Butuan
Price range: $3 - $6
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: "People are drawn to Margie’s cafe because it is reminiscent of some boho-artsy European café or a hole-in-the wall hangout in an American college town." But loyal customers agree that the famous cakes/pastries, and tasty food keep them coming back.
Makati, Philippines
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Chocolate Cake Haven”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is one of the cake shops with the best chocolate cake (cookie monster). In my latest visit to Butuan, I dropped by here twice. First to spend time with my friends, and second to have my cookie monster experience..again. My last was months or a year ago I think.
With my friends, we simply had drinks while chatting around 10 in the evening. I had iced mocha. The rest had either hot cappuccino or coffee jelly frap. It was disappointing because it took more than 40 minutes before we received our drinks, even though we had followed it up more than once. The taste, however, was fine. It was just as I expected it to be, coffee mocha.
The waiters were friendly. When we requested for photos of us to be taken, they gladly assisted.
A day after, I came back with a friend. Our cookie monster and iced tea were served within 5-10 minutes. That was fast. I enjoyed my chocolate cake, my drink, the place, which was serene and relaxing, and of course the company of my friend. We'll definitely come back.

  • Visited May 2013
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Calamba, Philippines
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“healthy food”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

I love their salad, which was my dinner that day since the crab burger I ordered was not available. The ambiance was cool. It's just along the main road, and can be reached easily even through public transport.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank islandcrafts69
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Körbeldorf, Bayern, Germany
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“good food”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

i like the pasta recipes and the cakes are just awesome. but the place is just too small though. that is, for good food i need ample elbow room.

Visited February 2013
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2 Thank Jorgedosit V
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Butuan, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“inquiry”
Reviewed February 22, 2013

they serve the best and food the best in town.
actually i have my pond of red tilapia/king fish in buenavista agusan del norte you can view my account in sulit.com.under red tilapia or can call us 09294684827 in case you want to order a
fresh red tilapia/king fish.can you send me an email account where i can send iterenary.my email add is brenda_molino3@yahoo.com.thanks

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank brenda5769
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Butuan City
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Classic and Delish”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

I have been every where and in every place I go, I usually find chocolate cakes. Still, nothing beats the cookie monster from Margie's. This is the place where I had my first learning of a certain program where a colleague of mine thought me and this had been my favorite place for work and personal chitchat.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Ann M
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