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“Great find in a town with lots of competition”

Pinoy Fiesta Ihaw Ihaw
Ranked #29 of 575 Restaurants in Kuching
Price range: $2 - $6
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: #Lunch serving 9:00am - 2:00pm #Dinner 5:00 - 11:00pm #Monday off #Authentic filippino food #Cosy with just 12 tables with family concept #Plays collection of oldies #Dine & drink #Place to eat & relax #Ideal place for business or pleasure
England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Great find in a town with lots of competition”
Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

Never eaten Philippine food before. This was great. Lots of help with the menu. Good choice of food not encountered before. Huge portions. Great favours. Introduced to Kenny G the jazz saxophonist. Altogether just dandy.
Best of all - only a moment from The Lime Tree Hotel which is a brilliant place to stay.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank AbracadabraEngland
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PinoyFiestaIhawIhaw, Owner at Pinoy Fiesta Ihaw Ihaw, responded to this review, October 3, 2014
Hi MsBlueOcean,

Thanks for your kind review.

Glad to know you enjoy our food.

Hope to see you & your gang more often.

Rdgs,

Pinoy Fiesta Ihaw Ihaw
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Miri, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“Authentic Filipino Restaurant”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

Restaurant, non aircon, situated in a row of old shophouse, with a police station occupying corner lot. Restaurant operates every evenings. Also for lunch over the weekends. Closes every 3rd Monday of each month. Very clean and cosy environment with dim lightings and lively music. Very friendly owners, husband Malaysian and wife Filipino.
Varieties of menu, including beers. Had deep fried pork leg, fried fish sour soup, pork satay and minced pork spring roll among two of us. Pork skin was crispy and tangy, with juicy and tender meat. Goes well with sambal belacan (spicy prawn paste) and cold beers. Pork satay with big chunk of meat (no peanut sauce). All very yummy. Prices reasonable. Together with 2 small bottles of beer and 1 glass of fruit juice cost us RM86.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank DrClementLee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Still here”
Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled onto this gem. Awesome service, great food (varied), pleasant environment....turned up lights and music dowm while we over 60s selected. Great music too!

Found our place to eat.

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1 Thank Mark C
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Kuching, Malaysia
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“One night stand”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Good : Food is nice as well as the people. Loved the pork in vegetable soup - you can really taste the pork in the broth. And the deep fried pork leg is well portioned for four pax, succulent juicy and tender. Never had Philippines cuisine before hence none to compare.

Not so good : The restaurant charge 15% off our bill for service, the most expensive we ever encountered in Kuching (menu stated 10% only). Double check your bill before you pay in case you are charged for foods that you never had on your table (eg peanuts).

Conclusion : It's like a one night stand thingy, had it so good once and may be will not coming back.

  • Visited February 2014
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2 Thank humpc
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Nice place for something a little different”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

I've been passing by this place so many times everytime I visit Kuching, so I finally made it a point to pay a call and try it. No regret, definitely. Tried the Liemposilog - fried pork cutlet with fried egg on garlic rice, and washed it down with an Asahi. It tasted just fine. Not fantastic, mind, but quite alright. Not pricey, either.

Haven't tried other stuff so can't comment too much. I've been to Manila before and local food there can be a little hit and miss. Here is definitely not the best of what you can expect of Pinoy food, but I found it passable.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank chiselstone
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