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Manila Bay Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Caribbean
700 Artisan Way, Suite B, Dayton, WA 99328-5006
+1 509-593-0486
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“kahlua pork” (3 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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American, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
700 Artisan Way, Suite B, Dayton, WA 99328-5006
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

We used Manila Bay to cater our son's wedding in the hot month of August at an outside venue. This is important because it was warm and the wasps were on full assault. Jon and his staff not only served up amazing Kahlua pork, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jeannean F
Jonathan B, Owner at Manila Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Haha! Those wasps were relentless, but I’m glad everything went smoothly and it was an honor to be able to help with your son’s wedding. Thank you so much for the opportunity.

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Tired of the same ol' same ol' for breakfast? This small restuarant serves breakfasts (and lunches) with a dedication to south Pacific flavoring that makes their food both delicious and memorable. This small cafe is operated by a husband/wife couple who I assume are Philipinos....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris E
Jonathan B, Owner at Manila Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much! We aim to give people an food experience unlike any you can find nearby. I’m glad we accomplished that for you and hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We found this little eatery on TripAdvisor as we traveled east through Dayton, Washington. The owner is a friendly guy, Chief Cook, etc. Note: YOU NEED A SIGN on the highway! The first rule of business is Location, Location, Location AND signage to support that...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Larry-Crystal
Jonathan B, Owner at Manila Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We’re so happy you enjoyed your food and we have been in the works of a remedy for the sign issue. It’s taken a little longer than we had hoped but we finally have one sign out by...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Loved our experience here. Very kid-friendly. Staff was attentive and friendly. Every dish was fantastic. Kids had the Kalua pork/rice and they all loved it. Wife had the Buddha bowl and it was super good. I had the Bihon Pancit and it was very impressive....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SeniorFroggy
Jonathan B, Owner at Manila Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so much! Glad we helped improve your time in our little town. Come back for us to spoil your kids anytime 😜

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to find this little cafe today. Small but immaculate and charming. The menu was different in that there was much more than the “meat & potatoes” fare I would expect from a rural farm community. I had fish & steak fries,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Cathy W
Jonathan B, Owner at Manila Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

We really appreciate your review Cathy. We’re happy you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you both again soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We were on a bus tour- going to Palouse Falls. Manila Bay Cafe was chosen as our lunch stop. The driver had arranged with the Cafe for our luncheon- so they were expecting us . Still it was a little overwhelming to have 18 people...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Carol W
Jonathan B, Owner at Manila Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you so much Carol! As unexpected as the stop was we are so glad we were able to serve you to your satisfaction.

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This restaurant is a Foodie MUST. Great wine, amazing food and pleasant atmosphere. Bring your date or your entire family. I go as often as I can, hope to see you there.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank WeLoveDayton
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We had lunch here. I ordered an ahi tuna sandwich that was a cut above. My wife really liked her Buddha bowl. I highly recommend this cafe.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Food was delish! A very long day riding our motorcycles inland from Wa coast. Tired and hungry. Simple menu, food fresh and made by individuals who really are passionate about good food. Creme brule tonight, honey lavender. Oh my goodness!!!😊😊😊

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We ate our dinner in this amazing family run cafe. What a great place with excellent food and very friendly owners. Even the kids chipped in to help. A great selection of creative dishes. The stuffed Walla Walla sweet onion dish was not on the...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank KandJSeattle
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Ogden L
10 August 2018|
Response from Jonathan B | Property representative |
Thats too bad your so far away. We hope you can make it back down this way sometime in the future. Wish you the best!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Artisan Way, Suite B, Dayton, WA 99328-5006
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 509-593-0486
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Manila Bay Cafe offers an eclectic succulent, full-flavored fare in a casual environment. Everything possible is made by scratch in-house and we locally source fresh ingredients to help incorporate the many amazing artisans and businesses within our community.
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