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Caffe del Mare

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Bantayan Island, Santa Fe, Cebu, Santa Fe 6047, Philippines
+63 32 438 9487
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Paranaque, Philippines
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Their food is delicious and authentic Italian. A little bit expensive but has good ambience and good customer service. The staff were polite, knowledgeable about the menu and attentive. They have wifi and even a generator in case of blackouts. The wooden seats have cushions making you more comfortable. We ordered Cotoletta Milanese and Della Casa. They were served within... More 

Thank krane14
Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is maybe the nicest restaurant in Santa Fe. The ambience is great and the food is too. We struggled slightly for vegetarian food in Bantayan (beyond veg fried rice or noodle) so it made a nice change to have some home made pasta with a vegetarian sauce. They have a proper pizza oven too. Dinner for two with one... More 

Thank SCochrane
Lysaker, Norway
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 3 dinners here during our stay in Santa Fe. When the food is excellent we have the habit of returning to the good food. This place is a proper Italian restaurant. The bruchetta was very tasteful, and the pizza is the best we have tasted in the Philippines (and then I include several Makati restaurants). The other traditional... More 

Thank Excel2Travel
Boracay, Philippines
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212 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for dinner one night and tried their pizzas together with a few of the specials on offer. Excellent crust and taste coupled with some nice shellfish in red sauce. Hands down the best restaurant in Bantayan!

Thank daCoach420
Verbier, Switzerland
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184 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza was ok considering where you are. Location is nicer than others around town. Service was ok too. Nothing to be impressed or with the will to go back.

Thank Bask87
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was so good!! We had 3 of the pastas, all equally tasty. The staff were very attentive and polite, all reasonably priced as well. Was so pleased we chose to eat here on our last night. Agree with other reviews that can't believe an Italian restaurant like this exists on this small island, it is lovely!

Thank CJ_Ldn_99
Quezon City, Philippines
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't believe an Italian restaurant like this exists on a small island off of Cebu!! We ate here twice during our 2-day trip to Bantayan. On our first night, we had bruschetta (super good, very garlic-y), then tagliatelle bolognese pasta (authentic, hand made pasta), then margherita pizza cookd in a brick oven (the sauce was so good!!!). My boyfriend is... More 

Thank manille16
Cebu City, Philippines
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If we want just a quiet conversation yet you will not feel isolated, we always head to this bar. We love to enjoy our gelato while sitting in their native sala set. Across is a live band bar and you can enjoy listening to it but at the same time be separated from the crowd so you can continue your... More 

Thank Chlodred1978
St Helier, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't feeling great when I ate here. However the service was ok and the pizza and garlic bread I shared was very nice and was exactly what I needed. Nothing to complain about, if I was being picky it is a more expensive place to eat on the island but still cheap in comparison to home. All in all very... More 

Thank tomsuperstar
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered pizza costing 400, salad costing 200, and milkshake 100. The banana and strawberry milkshake were really delicious. Pizza was okay.

Thank maila_ani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bantayan Island, Santa Fe, Cebu, Santa Fe 6047, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Bantayan Island  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +63 32 438 9487
Wine & cocktail bar

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?