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“Be Careful Boys”
Review of LA Cafe

LA Cafe
Ranked #492 of 1,192 Restaurants in Manila
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Overall an open and honest venue. I used to frequent LA Cafe until I was recently scammed by a girl there. 'the process of the love scam " article on lifebeyondthesea to give you the gist of it. The emotional and financial suffering can be staggering.

Date of visit: January 2018
16  Thank charles e
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

The key red-loin shop in Malate/Ermita, it's just one step away from being a dive. Pool table at the back of the smokey environment does little to soften its hardcore pickup girl theme.
What else to say except that it's an aging old bar but is still frequented by men on the hunt for pleasure.

Date of visit: February 2017
3  Thank danerobb
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

A nice friendly place! loved the fried shrimps, tacos and a hit the spot burger and fries. Nice drinks and lovely scenery.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank jeffj86
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

The menu is average and the prices are high - but it's more of a bar than cafe anyway. Full of freelance hookers looking for single foreigners - and I heard that some of them are thieves as well. Located at the heart of dirty Ermita, so overcharging taxis, tricycles, beggars and other suspicious people are abound. Open 24 hours though, and that's one of the main attractions of this place. Overall, the atmosphere is noisy but somewhat grim, I'd prefer some nicer place in Makati instead if in need to hang out.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Dmitry B
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

You will see some things! It's open 24/7. If you're a single male or a group of males expect to get plenty of attention. We were left well alone, and able to enjoy some beers and catch up. Make eye contact for a bit long though, and you'll soon have company. Then all the friends will join them.... spent a decent evening or two here and had a great laugh with some of the girls. Drinks are reasonable, food well priced. One of the last bars in Manila that you can have a cigarette inside!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 426alistairw
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