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“Lost its charm”

Hayahay Treehouse Bar and View Deck
Cuisines: Filipino, Pizza, Seafood, International, Bar
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed February 15, 2013

What used to be my favourite place has lost quite a bit of its charm. Not all changes are good. Also the music changed a lot in the evening, resulting that the real busy days are over at the moment. The audience changed a lot and leaves early. not the rocking spot after dinner it used to be.

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

If you ask an expat who lives in the Dumaguete area where to go for quality food & lively atmosphere, the majority will say Hayahay & for good reason. The location is great, on the boulevard & with a seaview. There is heaps of seating but it fills up fast, especially when live music is happening. The menu is extensive with loads of choice & any questions you may have are answered by the large team of servers they have working at all times.

We sat down as a table of three very hungry men after a long day diving & chose to order multiple items & share amongst. Our choices included lechon kawali x 2, fish tacos, butter chicken, seafood lumpia, pizza, crispy kangkong & garlic rice. There was also 4 local beers & 2 fruit shakes. Total bill was less than 1800p & we were beyond satisfied/full.

My first experience at Hayahay was great & I'll be going back ASAP.

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Thank WylieKylie
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

We had dinner here with 4 people. We ordered 3 starters and 4 main courses. They first brought 2 main courses and the rest of the courses arrived randomly in the following 1,5 hour.
The food was not very good and to make matters worse there was a live band playing and they put the music so hard you couldn't even talk to the one sitting next to you without screaming really hard.
I suggest you eat here early when there aren't many people and no loud music, otherwise find another place to eat.

Thank Jochem81
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

While having a dinner with my family, we enjoyed the relaxing feel because of the music (live piano).

The food is really great! Especially when you are looking for seafood. My own fave is the dumaguete express.. you should try it some time.

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1  Thank roselle17
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Reviewed December 21, 2012

Our group of 15 people went here for dinner recently as our one night away from the resort we were staying at. We were seated in a private upstairs dining area (middle deck). The service was good, the food delicious and live music fabulous. Our group each ordered our own dishes, but you could easily share dishes among your group as they are all plated on serving dishes. The whole grilled Grouper was by far the best as well as the bar-b-que pork and spicy grilled squid. I didn't get to sample too many other dishes so can't speak for the entire menu. My husband enjoyed the local "Red Horse" beer and I had a "Zombie" which was on the sweet side (had to ask for more rum and ice halfway through). But the best part was the price - we just couldn't believe the total at the end of the evening just over US$100 for the entire group including desserts and drinks!

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1  Thank AliciaPhxtoHK
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