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Cafe Laguna

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1st Level, Ayala Center, Cebu City, Philippines
+63 32 231 0922
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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735 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,290 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So what happened to this restaurant? They now have two restaurants in the Ayala Mall- Cafe Laguna and Laguna Garden Cafe. We tried both. We came back here after a memorable dining experience many years ago. Completely transformed into a non-destination restaurant chain serving mediocre Filipino dishes. We tried different dishes from their menu. The food were overcooked, dry, or... More 

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Thank ebbtide123
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101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time I come home, I never fail to eat here. The Lumpia Sariwa (fresh spring roll) is healthy, filling and delicious. This is where you will find Filipino comfort food that will remind do you of your childhood. Worth the wait. I ate at their Ayala and SM Seaside outlets.

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Thank Ricky O
Cebu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Meal was ok. I had gone with a group. Waiter helpful but the service was very slow. Also I had asked for my meal to be served hot. But when I received the meal it was barely warm. I got fed up of waiting for waiter to come over,instead I went up to service area to get matter resolved.

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Thank Nigel L
Bergenfield
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food are reasonably priced but what I like about the place that you can have one to ten guests and you will feel that the area is well laid out and the place cool escape from the heat on a very hot day. I enjoyed the choices in their menu. I see guests always smiling and enjoying their food... More 

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Thank Philip07621
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before entering, we can already feel that the restaurant is great, not just their food were amazingly tasy but also their staffs. The staffs were very friendly and the service was good. Must come back :).

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Thank YnaChua
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance! Fast Service! Food is fantastic! I can really say that this is an authentic Filipino food.

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Thank MatR773
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have good ambience, located in a nice area. My husband and I ordered the following : Talong salad - meh and not worth it Bagoong rice - average Mangga with bagoong - good Lumpiang sariwa - good enough Crispy liempo - too much fatty parts, which are not soft enough to eat Embutido - meh Leche flan & buko... More 

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Thank asianfoodiegoodie
Cebu City, Philippines
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a function upstairs. The food was well prepared and the chicken and roast pork was excellent. The potato salad was a joy to eat BUT there the good part ended. Table settings were not complete. The waiters were not very attentive. We had to continually try to get their attention to refill our water. After we had eaten... More 

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Thank Peter Desmond D
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The restaurant offers Afternoon Tea but instead of the English style that we are all too familiar with, they offer it with a local flair. They had a choice of Pandan or Ginger teas. And instead of scones and finger sandwiches, they had bit size, puto bumbong, cassava cakes, bibingkas, little kuapaos. Beware though... the place is always packed with... More 

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Thank Nilo V
Cebu City, Philippines
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We reserved a function room for a company dinner. Despite pre-oredering, our food arrived almost an hour after we arrived. The waiters didn't seem to be attentive at all and was out of the function room most of the time. The Bill took a really long time too and we had to go down to the cashier to check what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Philippine, Cafe, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Level, Ayala Center, Cebu City, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 0922

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