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“Good spot, basic food”
Review of Barbara's

Barbara's
Ranked #8 of 1,000 Restaurants in Manila
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed May 9, 2013

In Casa Manila with a pleasant courtyard and nice staff. Very basic meals by the look of them - we only had quesadillas and taquitos that were somewhat bland but expensive.

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

The place is good for picture taking and a good place where you can bring your foreign friends/clients because of the cultural show. But make sure you reserved for the best table if you want to enjoy the show. Check the service water or any drinks that you'll order before drinking it. Check the table too because you might see baby cockroaches.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great music and dancing and good food! Make sure to arrive early -- around 6 pm -- and be able to choose good front seats. The performers do an incredible job -- they will also ask you to join them in the finale.

1  Thank SalvadorSegovia
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

We decided to stop by Barbara's because it's a nice, quaint little cafe tucked away inside Intramuros.

We ordered the Barbara special salad, tuna melt, iced coffee and halo halo. Iced coffee is excellent, the rest are, as the title says, disappointing, so-so and meh. Halo-halo is average.
Salad is the most disappointing salad we've ever had, and tuna melt (photo included) looks like it needs more oomph, the crisps are nice though, homemade and fresh.

Staff is friendly and helpful, so that's a plus. There's a toilet nearby, so it's a nice break from the walking.

If you're going to stop by here, just order coke or beer.

Sad this place has so much potential.

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Thank Geraldine C
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

My wife and I were looking forward to a quiet evening at Barbara's. The food was fine--not great but ok. As I was eating I noticed a cockroach crawling out of my salad. Now the question is whether I selected the insect while serving myself at the buffet table or the insect was simply taking a scenic tour around the dinner table. In any event, we still enjoyed the traditional music and dances.

Thank Traveldudeworldwide
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