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Lab-as Seafood Restaurant

Flores Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200, Philippines
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (76 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (3 reviews)
“halaan soup” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Philippine, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
Flores Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I try to be positive and give nice reports for restaurants on tripadvisor but on this case, it is impossible. The food was terrible. The fish kinilaw was the worst fish I have ever had, not fresh at all. The belly pork was dry and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marcospenedo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were out for Christmas lights sight seeing and wanted to get a bite after the last site. With a group as big as ours, it was hard to find a restaurant to accommodate us on this holiday. Finally, a phone to LabAs not only...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank florence76015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is excellent and the place is cozy. Shout-out to the Kuya who played the piano. He made our dining experience so much better. 😊

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnbadaweee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place is known in the area for their Dumaguete Express, a seafood version of Bicol Express. Despite not having many diners, it took a while for someone to get my order. I don't know if all servers had their own areas to take care of,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anna May V
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Service is poor and slow. We ordered drinks like buko and softdrinks took awhile. We also requested water for several times. We ordered kilawin tanique same time we ordered the drinks, they forgot so we cancelled it. The Dumaguete Express which according to them is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tifanny_5172
Reviewed November 14, 2018

This restaurant is one of the best seafood restaurants in Dumaguete City. It has a rather simple look both inside and outside, but its menu has a really good selection of foods (especially seafood) and drinks. You can choose to sit either inside or outside,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Value for money and the freshest seafood in Dumaguete. We love how simple but tasty the grilled and soup dishes here in Lab-as. We'll definitely visit again and bring other family members.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank monecaps
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The food here was great. It is just a busy restaurant that they only served my grilled tuna when I reminded them which was served not right off the grill. We ordered calamansi juice and emphasized no sugar but they still served it with sugar....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ib_yang14
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch as he really likes their steamed fish, anyway food was fresh as expected but our dining experience was not pleasant as there were two little girls (around 6 or 7 years old) who treated the restaurant as a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Carmie66
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Food took so long with small servings. Food presentation needs improvement. Resto crew needs customer service training.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jmgelz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flores Street, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Negros Island  >  Negros Oriental  >  Dumaguete City
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