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Blue Carabao Diner - CLOSED

146 Montreverde,corner of Alverez{across from City of Davao Central Fire Station}} | Just up from Magsaysay Park and Santa Anna Wharf, Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 987557550
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
7 Feb 2017
“The place close to Victoria Plaza is closed and a new restaurant is there.”
8 Mar 2016
“Hope to visit this at a different time”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Philippine, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
146 Montreverde,corner of Alverez{across from City of Davao Central Fire Station}} | Just up from Magsaysay Park and Santa Anna Wharf, Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The original place was always clean. Food was typical Davao buffet type food not the best and not the worse. The problem was the owners attitude. He was always right and no one could make any comments because he took offense and would attack you...More

Thank tom1941
Reviewed 8 March 2016

When we visited this place, maybe it was just bad timing. It was around past 3 in the afternoon and maybe we're a bit too late or too early. We had our lunch and it's nice to say that it was clean and the staff...More

Thank Eric E
bluecarabaoeatery, Manager at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Wow!!! The Blue Carabao has been closed for almost 18 months. Did you not see the big sign above the entrance or notice the name on staff shirts or see business name on you official receipt ? That location is called the 'BluCab Diner'. We...More

Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

When you're tired of the hotels serving even if it is a buffet set, it is definitely better to get out and hitch a ride to Blue Carabao Diner. And there awaits you the taste and a variety of Filipino food you can choosw from....More

Thank piai p
Reviewed 3 August 2015

i and my family are totally shocked with the news that you have closed your doors due to harassment, we always loved visiting your place and have chatted with you before as well....I can totally see what sort of under-handed things that would go on...More

5  Thank richie5817
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We often dine here because we enjoy their food and the variety of choices. It's a no frills eatery, no air-condition (no problem!) but it's comfortable. Prices are also cheap.

1  Thank WanderLustDavao
Reviewed 13 December 2014

I think this place is great! The food is fresh, the place is spotlessly clean, the staff attentive, and the prices very low for what you get I see Peter W complained it wasnt what he expected. However I do see that Peter W gave...More

Thank ian i
Reviewed 25 November 2014

After eating at Penong's, the portions here are much larger. Blue Carabao serves food in an ala carte manner, you walk right up, and choose what you want to eat. The main gripe is that we arrived just before noon, and the food we had...More

3  Thank avid_traveller_sg86
bluecarabaoeatery, Owner at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2014

Hello,thanx for taking the time to write your review of our restaurant. My wife is the head cook,i am from Canada and appreciate what you say about the temperature of the food. We strive to give people as close as we can to the real...More

Reviewed 21 October 2014

We have been in this dining place by chance when the driver of the van suggested this to us. The place was ok, the usual carenderia but the food is affordable with lots of choices. The food tastes good and the staff wears hair nets....More

Thank marie032013
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

The neighborhood is not very inviting, but the place itself is nicely done and very clean. We had excellent curries there, price was very affordable.More

Thank Deejot M
bluecarabaoeatery, Owner at Blue Carabao Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2014

Hi,thanx for visiting us and we are thrilled that you enjoyed our curry meals. I agree with you when you say the neighborhood is not very inviting. We have tried to change that but people in this area don't like change even if it improve...More

Reviewed 13 July 2014

Whenever we visit Davao City we always find time to visit this place. Best food and affordable...most especially Quality service...till my next visit... highly recommended...

Thank yodz l
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  • Address: 146 Montreverde,corner of Alverez{across from City of Davao Central Fire Station}} | Just up from Magsaysay Park and Santa Anna Wharf, Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Sur Province  >  Davao City
  • Phone Number: +63 987557550
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We wish to inform all that the Blue Carabao Diner will cease operating as of December 22/2014. We are so grateful to all who took the time to write a review of their experience while at the Blue Carabao Diner. We thank all of our great customers for help to make the Blue Carabao Diner the top Filipino Style food restaurant in Davao for many years in a row. Attention !!This business is now for sale as of June 15/14. Sold complete with all equipment,recipes,highly trained staff willing to work with new owners.Included is a four bedroom upstairs apartment with air conditioning.Price P3million FIRM,price includes business name. Reason for sale is new business venture opportunity. Hello,when you visit Davao City,do yourself a favor and visit the "Blue Carabao Diner" and treat yourself to some of the best tasting,affordable Filipino styled food in Davao City. We are an open air styled establishment that lays out our meal items banquet style or what they call "toro toro"style,meaning point at the meal item you want and a server will give you a serving of that meal. We invite you to check out our kitchen anytime before you eat in our establishment so that you can have confidence in the food we offer.Not many restaurants will make that offer,but we at the Blue Carabao Diner are proud of our kitchen and it's staff and look forward to your personal inspection. My name is Sherry Scott and i am the business owner and head cook so you are important to me and the growth of my business.If for some reason,you are unhappy with a meal,i will either replace the meal,return your money for that meal item or give you a voucher for a free meal upon your next visit to the Blue Carabao.Try finding a restaurant in Davao City that stands behind the quality of it's food like we do at the Blue Carabao Diner. Our servers wear special hairnets and serving gloves and most can speak English,but if you find it hard to communicate with a server,please request for management to answer your questions or explain meal ingredients for you.If you are a first time visitor we will be more than happy to give you a small sample of a meal before you purchase it.Or if you just have questions about Davao City or need directions to a certain location,we will be happy to look after you. My staff and i look forward to your visit and will do what we can to make your visit to the "Blue Carabao Diner" one of the highlights of your trip to Davao City.Sherry & Francis Scott 09/05/13 Please check out the Fall issue of Sizzle digital magazine pages 44 to 46 as we have been given a mention by Chef David Wasson from Seattle, Washington,USA. 05/14/13 We received our ServSafe certification for excellence in sanitation and food safety.10/2010 We where featured in the following newsletter. PCC vol 9 No 4 Newsletter cover is a picture of our 'carabao pochero'.Check out pages 3,4,5,and 19. It was a wonderful humbling and elevating experience to receive and read that magazine.All credit goes to my hard working wife and Chef extraordinaire, Sherry and our dedicated staff. I take my hat of and bow to you all.
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