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Abaca Restaurant

Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 495 8456
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

We came to Abaca for a long lazy lunch. The design of the restaurant and the view is just lovely. We were warmly greeted by the chef and took his recommendations for lunch. The food was very good - the mussels were totally amazing. It...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I had the best night here, amazing food, amazing atmosphere, amazing staff and chef. One of the best dining experiences I've had anywhere in the world. If there is any restaurant that is worth traveling outside your resort for, this is it,...More

Thank Dwight D
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were recommended to go here for dinner (unfortunately were unable to stay at the resort as it was fully booked, with waiting list) Once inside the resort we were escorted to the restaurant and shown to our table. The waiter was informative re the...More

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 8 January 2016

You've probably guessed from the title that we stayed at the Abaca resort for 8 nights and didn't feel the need to dine elsewhere. That was partially due to a lack of decent alternatives and the standard of the Abaca restaurant being very good. Breakfast:...More

Thank KV1234
Reviewed 4 January 2016

All our dishes were very good with wooden roasted homemade bread. All dishes were western and very buttery and oily. I think the head chef can consider adding some more healthy menus and asian menus?.... the restaurant was very lively the night we were there...More

Thank Susanfan
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We went to Abaca for dinner during our vacation in Mactan Island, found the restaurant on Tripadvisor. Highly recommend it. Atmosphere is great, staff is attentive and careful and - most important - food is great. I had the aspargus w/ prosciutto for entree, shrimp...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Place was nice and food was good thou it was on the expensive side considering its in Cebu. Nice location in mactan island.

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

What a treat to eat at Abaca. After a friend raved to us about his meal here, my friend and I rushed to squeeze in a dinner before taking a late-night flight back to Manila. Too bad we had to rush, as this is the...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

I love the food here at Abaca. For a person like me that visiting for the first time, you need to bring extra load because it is quite expensive. The rest are ok.

Thank Hua s
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I really like this place for a very romantic place to dine. My wife fell in love with the ambiance however it is very expensive for just a simple dinner date. Definitely coming back!!!!

Thank Mateo D
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Anne D
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Response from Paolo D | Reviewed this property |
Just call in advance. Phone number is available on the website. 😊 Enjoy!
11 January 2015|
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Response from Katherine852 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 4 of us were just there and had an over-the-top meal: one bottle of very nice wine, lots of sparkling water, 2 salads, one pizza, and then the "sharing" steak and fish. No desserts but coffee/tea. It was excellent but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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