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Address: South Drive | Area II, Rizal Park, Ermita Manila, Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
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+63 2 359 7927

A must-visit place for every Philippine visitor! Located in the heart of...

A must-visit place for every Philippine visitor! Located in the heart of the Philippines' national park, Rizal Park, Mabuhay Restop Travel Cafe & Museum offers unique shows, exceptional tours, and delicious food that will will give visitors a taste of the islands and local culture. - "Manila Vanilla" is a musical comedy, pop-cultural show with a sumptuous buffet dinner by the Philippines top theater writer-director (Nestor Torre) and musical maestro (Ryan Cayabyab). - "Bayan Tour" is a fun, interactive, walking tour about the Philippines and the Filipino in Rizal Park, which includes singing, live theater, art exhibit, museum tour (if open), light & sound show, and a surprise treat at the end.- "Kalinga Tours" are fun and memorable volun-tourism tours that allow visitors to experience the Philippines like never before!Come to Mabuhay Restop and see for yourself why it it's more fun in the Philippines!

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People in Mabuhay Restop are very accommodating, their place have a very good ambiance, they also have tasty food! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PLACE 👍🏻

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Pasig, Philippines
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Pasig, Philippines
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

People in Mabuhay Restop are very accommodating, their place have a very good ambiance, they also have tasty food! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PLACE 👍🏻

Thank aelalalalalyzza
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

it was one of the best evenings I had in manila.I got to know by one of my friend that Mahubay Restop hosts a cultural cum musical comedy show. My eyes were glued to the stage, the artists were amazing. They really made me laugh. Their clarity in showcasing the culture of the phillippines and at the same time entertaining... More 

1 Thank Shiveta W
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

I am so exited that Manila Vanilla will be back again tonight, October 1. I have waited so long for this! Great Show, Great food and quality services.

1 Thank Roy B
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Just finished our three-week super duper vacation in the Philippines. I let Mabuhay Restop do the planning for us (4 adults and 3 kids). I just told them what we wanted and they began the tedious work of meeting our expectations. With the able hands of Mara, Darren, and, of course, Rose (the tireless proprietor), our vacation was just too... More 

1 Thank Linda d
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

I read all the exciting reviews of the Mabuhay Restop and really looked forward to my visit there. I arrived to a place with windows papered with old newspapers. The only thing open was a small restaurant on the side. I was told there that they only have performances for big groups by reservation. This was so different from all... More 

Thank LovingHaiti
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

During my stay in Manila i visited this place twice, once for Manila Vanilla show while enjoying an authentic Filipino dinner buffet and once to buy souvenirs from their shop which promotes a nice variety of unique products proudly (hand)made in Philippines. I strongly recommend the show to all foreigners that are willing to discover Filipinos' idiosyncrasies in a funny... More 

1 Thank Alecsandra G
Cypress, California
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Reviewed 11 February 2015

Very close proximity to Luneta Park. Ambience is very Filipino oriented. I love the artwork and the Filipino artistry showcased at every corner. The owners are very friendly and hands on with their staff and clients. Enterntainment was excellent. Performenrs were actually Theater Actors professional actors. Most of all food was great!! I ordered Binakol which is a chicken soup.... More 

2 Thank thessa2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

There are many many restaurants in Manila - serving good food. But Mabuhay Restop is one of a kind. It is family run - menu is based on the long time family favorite, What makes Mabuhay Restop unique is it aims to be a showcase of Filipino culture - a mentor to Filipino painters. For those who are Balikbayan feeling... More 

3 Thank ElvieTan
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The first time I came here I felt warm. Because it is more than a restaurant. It provides lots of information about Philippines more than Manila. When we come to Manila, we just visit tourist area. However, you can find different kinds of experience that can be added to your travelling plan in mabuhay restop which promotes and provides the... More 

2 Thank Pennyin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

With sumptuous food, excellent service, and entertainment to match, Mabuhay restop is an essential tourist attraction to those seeking an authentic, classy Filipino experience.

Thank IanAnstee

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