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Kalinga Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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Station 2 along the beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
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Namur, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were not impressed. After selecting a great looking red snapper of about 1 kg, we sat down at the table on the beach and waited for it to be grilled. It took ages to arrive and it was good to use the happy hour formula for double delivery of drinks. The snapper turned out to be overcooked which was... More 

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Thank raobert
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

as not a fish lover myself bit hard to review, but my gf loves her fish and made us come back here most nights for the buffet so guess was good lol and did seem plenty of choice, as I sat at bar most night's can say staff very friendly, and try the Bailey shake 😁

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Thank Nigel E
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The bartender at Kalinga was very friendly so we ended up going back that night for the dinner buffet. The buffet was 280 PHP/person and it included crab and a bunch of other seafood, rice, soup, vegetables and a few meat dishes. The all you can eat buffet also included unlimited Iced Tea which was awesome. It was also happy... More 

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Thank Katie B
Philippines
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The buffet was a good deal for P280.00. The staff are friendly and accommodating. I just wish that they have more non-seafood choices and that they serve more types of beverages (as they only serve iced tea).

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Thank sanghaya
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Would definitly go back here when i visit boracay again. The food are nice and the price are cheap. I really love their seafoods and its unlimited. :)

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Thank Julius B
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We decided to try their buffet for P280. They usually charge half for the kids but the waiter said no need to pay for the kids (6 & 7yo). They served sea foods like shrimp (small ones) shells, oysters, crabs, etc. We tried them all. I liked the oysters so I ate plenty of them knowing I would get "tummy... More 

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Thank Chicstyle O
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Although we had (a la carte) dinner at this restaurant last Dec. 2015, the European food we ordered was well prepared and good. Now in April 2016, the same food ordered was a disaster. The cook has no clue on what he or she is serving. What happened here? Beware.

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Thank Charles H
Iloilo City, Philippines
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

At PhP280.00, you can have a variety of Filipino dishes to choose from with bottomless iced tea. Limited seafood dishes but worth the money you paid for. Alcoholic drinks can also be ordered at the bar.

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Tanauan City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

At only P280/pax, this is truly a great deal for seafood lovers. Their offerings include: steamed crabs and crablets, medium-sized shrimps, clam soup, mussels soup, pork curry, pork stew, creamy soup, gelatin and senorita bananas for dessert. Seafood dinner buffet comes with free bottomless iced tea, but you can also order beer at happy hour rates if you're there from... More 

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Thank Karen G
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Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

We ordered menu all you can eat,tasted good but next day I had diarrhea too :( Please be careful! We had been in Thailand 2 weeks ago,we eaten on the street .We havent any problem with food poison.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Philippine, Seafood, Asian
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station 2 along the beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Panay Island  >  Aklan Province  >  Boracay

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