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“Extensive menu and exceptional quality”
Review of Abaca Restaurant

Abaca Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 136 Restaurants in Lapu Lapu
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Extensive menu and exceptional quality”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

We enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner here during our 3 night stay. Loved the variety of food available (freshly baked breads, local fish, calamari, carpaccio, soups, sandwiches, flat bread pizza) and the presentation and quality was outstanding. Would say this is a 'must visit' if you are in the area.

Visited November 2012
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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  • Danish first
  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Romantic”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Beautiful views AND terrific food. The ambience is very romantic. The prices are a little steep for Cebu standards but the service and food is also first rate.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Janice G
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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

We dined at the restaurant frequently during our stay at the resort, and everything was amazing. The staff were knowledgeable about the cuisine and the chef came to visit our table and to check in. This type of personal touch is what makes the restaurant (and resort) outstanding!

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Jenny L
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Spoil yourself”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

You know what 5star dining is all about....the combo of ambience, attentive service, candelight, great food & a memorable experience with a loved one.

Well this is definitely what you get at this classy establishment that we went to for dinner & the old axiom of 'you get what you pay for' couldn't be truer.

Nice touch to have the head chef come out for a quick hello & see how we're enjoying our evening too.

  • Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Brett P
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New Mexico
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360 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Lots of mood, ambiance; good food and attentive staff”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Dynamic design and watery motifs set the mood in this open air restaurant that faces the sea. There was a good range of offerings on the menu, so it was hard to choose among them. We split the green apple and gorgonzola salad which was crisp and tasty with just enough salad dressing to add flavor without masking the tastes of the veggies. My wife had the lamb shanks which she felt tasted more like beef than lamb; I concurred but it was still tender and tasty. My tiger prawns were huge and a bit over cooked but the accompanying clams were dynamite packed with flavor, though tinsy in size. The wine list offered a few wines by the glass and a good, broad selection of full bottles, albeit a bit higher priced than most other establishments. Staff were attentive and skillful, and I appreciated how they positioned fans to keep clients cool on a warm evening without distracting from the meal and the conversation. They called a taxi for us so we could return to our hotel, taking down the taxi's number and our hotel for our safety.

  • Visited November 2012
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