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Lab-as Seafood Restaurant

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Flores Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Balanga City, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was so-so. We had baked oysters that were buried with so much cheese you can find the small oysters. The Dumaguete express was not extraordinary also. Not expensive though. My favorite part was the pianist playing songs while we had our lunch.

Thank Lenglu
Ozamis City
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

See pic. We paid 1400 for it. We didnt even finished the food. Not worth ur time and money from ur pocket.

Thank Thom Y
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being that this restaurant was highly recommended, we thought of checking it out. We ordered tons of food and thought we just wanted some water to stay hydrated. Being that their a restaurant and not the cheap ones out there in Dumaguete you'd expect they offer the proper "water" for their customers. Yet they told us that they only serve... More 

Thank Mariel O
San Mateo, Rizal, Philippines
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201 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner. We stayed outside but there were mosquitos so we went inside. The place was packed. We ordered crabs, pinakbet, pork sinigang and clams. But our food came late. We waited for some time. The crabs came last.But it was worth the wait.

Thank Ferry A
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a waste of time! We went here for dinner at 0700pm tonight. We ordered 10minutes after we were seated. After 30minutes we made a followup of our food from one of the waiters and we were told to wait some more. After we have seen that the two tables adjacent to us were already eating, we again... More 

Thank Salvador Jr. D
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was looking for a local resto with colleagues for lunch after arriving in the City of Dumaguete. It was a toss up between Lab-as and 2 other restos in the vicinity. Food was delish. I'd say best place to eat in Dumaguete (my opinion as a resident of the Philippines). Notes: 1) I always do try to go to local... More 

Thank Macky_Macaspac
Senlis, France
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with good food quality and various choice of meals and styles. Service is pretty fast for Philippines (compared with other places). Prices are average. It is definitely not the cheapest place, but still very affordable. We were seated on the upper wooden terrace which is very beautiful and typical, and surely provides a nicer view. The TV just... More 

Thank Hartgeh3
Sydney, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Big choice in food here and very tasty, with fresh seafood. Great ambience, overlooking Rizal Boulevard.

Thank Li_Li
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The view off the boulevard was very nice. There was a piano player even at lunch time. The seafood was very fresh. The waiter even brought the live crab to.our table.to check if we were ok with that size! Hubby ordered the dumaguete express which came in a generous serving. It was quite good but he wished the sauce was... More 

Thank Katty Y
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here based on reviews and we are glad we did! The staff is very pleasant and helpful The location is excellent There is a wide variety of food and drinks to choose from - something for everyone As a tourist to the Philippines for the fist time, it was nice to see locals come to this place also... More 

Thank peter f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Philippine, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flores Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Negros Island  >  Negros Oriental  >  Dumaguete City

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