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Abaca Restaurant

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Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 495 8456
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Metro Manila, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My 2 relatives just arrived from Italy and we had lunch in Abaca. The food was just great! We ordered the prosciutto pizza, parppadelle, Caesar salad and baked prawns. My cousins were blown away by them all. The food, atmosphere and service was exquisite and spot on. The day was just perfect!

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Thank HollyH06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

everything is perfect. The view is so relaxing, the staffs are very accomodating and the food is superb! I liked pizza and pasta the most,very flavorful.I would definitely go back here.

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Thank joshua c
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pizza was not at the level of the price...cheese on top was old...we ordered a pasta...it was good,nothing to say about, but it wasn't worth the price...not even in restaurant back in Europe you will spend 20+ euros for a pasta so something like that in lapu lapu is simply crazy... the service was awful and the waiters were unorganized... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant and resort is quite exquisite. High standard service and food, magnificent accommodation.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hubbi and I stayed here in late-September. Prior to visiting, I had emailed the resort and asked for suggestion on a romantic dinner. With the great weather, they were able to arrange and set-up our dinner at the canopy and we had such a nice evening under the bright moon and lovely stars. The food was amazing...and be prepared,... More 

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is really good. The Chef uses only the fresh ingredients and care is taken to prepare everything at a very high standard. Even the drinks are done quite well. The pork belly is one of the best examples I have tried in the Philippines and the bread is freshly baked daily and very addicting. Wonderful experience being able... More 

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Thank Geoff A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 3 young grandsons, my daughter, her hubby and a family friend from Cebu placed a reservation on Nov 1. Am impressed with the ambience, exclusivity and security. Preparation is excellent, the food is super delicious as my 3 grandsons devour their shares. They have efficient service and Chef Jay Rollan went out of his way to greet... More 

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Thank Grace F
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time to visit Cebu and found a pleasant surprise to find Head Chef Jay Rollan (formerly of Wholesome Table) there! He welcomed us with his usual warmth and camaraderie over the years. My family loved every bite of the food served to us - from the complimentary bread basket, flatbread pizzas, black seafood risotto, whole roasted... More 

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Thank kttf27
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dining in Abaca was a very memorable moment for me during my trip to Cebu. The ambience is perfect for dates. Service is outstanding. I love how attentive all their servers were to your needs. But the real highlight of this place is their food! We had the honor of meeting Chef Jay Rollan and I had nothing but high... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at Abaca restaurant. The place is very charming. The staff was very gentle and attentive. Some nice appertizer was served after our order. The food was tasty and delicious. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 495 8456

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