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Panagsama | Basdiot, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
+63 906 353 4315
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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38 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This meant any espresso based coffees were not available. The young guy who served us was really great and tried his best to come up with alternatives to everything that was missing off the menu. The nutella croissants were great.

Thank thebluetyphoon
Moalboal, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here for breakfast and desserts every time, well done ! recommend the crepes. The owner is friendly and welcoming. Chilled vibe, open early morning.

1 Thank reycarl0
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled around Asia we know that patience is a must. However, this place seems to be extremely disorganised with around 4 members of staff seemingly unable to care for 10 tables (only 4 were actually taken at the time). We ordered a shake and an ice coffee. After over half an hour we got regular coffee rather than ice... More 

Thank Joanna S
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stale bread, poor service, over priced. Won't be going back to this place. Far better on offer elsewhere

Thank damow66
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want real coffee, this place is for you. Amazing breakfast, coffee drinks and cakes, baked by the owner himself. It's not cheap, but tasty!

Thank Eve L
Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Moalboal for a diving weekend with a tight schedule, and the cafe is right opposite of where we stayed. After the first morning dive, we were going to grab something simple, as we had the second dive in about an hour. The waitresses were friendly and brought the coffee promptly, and took our order. Then the waiting... More 

Thank LG_HK
Haarlem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Today, my friend and I had lunch at this place since it is highly recommended in the lonely planet. However, the staff was very unfriendly, the brewed coffee was everything but hot, and our coffee mugs were not clean at all. I know we are in the Philippines and that hygeine is different to what we are used to in... More 

Thank ChantalHarlem
Cebu City, Philippines
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My friend and I visited Panagsama before we head back to Cebu City after an overnight stay in White Beach. We ordered 2 Creamy Lattes' since it was really hot outside and their "Free Wifi" was really something that caught our eyes since we need to check something important online. We waited for an average amount of time to have... More 

Thank sasa_japinay
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat we had breakfast here a couple of times during our stay and after eating local food eggs Benedict was perfect! homemade bread (not sugary) and eggs (not cooked in chicken oil) and a well homemade hollandaise thank you!!

Thank JoshDanielle
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The breakfast here was the best in the area, as was the wifi which is a rarity in the Philippines! Staff were also very friendly.

Thank Lauren H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panagsama | Basdiot, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Moalboal
  • Phone Number: +63 906 353 4315

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