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Ocean Vida

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Bounty Beach | Malapascua island, 6013, Philippines
+63 977 469 4840
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Duluth, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This became our go to place for dining. We where on the island for four nights and ate at the restaurant 5 times. The food was consistently good and the price was very reasonable. The manager was very freindly and gave some great advice about what to see on the island.

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Aland Island, Finland
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here alot on our stay, everything was delicious. The best was there chicken adobo, it was the best meal on our stay in the phillipines.

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Gavle, Sweden
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good attentive staff, nice relaxed atmosphere and really good food! Also great cocktails and fruit shakes, everything to a good price. We ate here several times and were always satisfied! Only visited the restaurant though, didnt stay here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome food, place, people. We visited the restaurant for a seafood plate and we went back... Everyday.... Stop there is never a bad idea if you want quality and quanatity with a friendly team. The owner is the cherry on the cake, very welcoming and client oriented. We also loved the cocktails! 😊🌞🍸🍹

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great food spot with friendly service. I had smoothies most days before diving and they really hit the spot. I also enjoyed a few lunches and dinners here during my 10 day stay on the island. The food is great, staff is friendly and the service is good.

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Tallinn
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ocean Vida for the sunset. We sat on comfy bean bags on the beach and had lovely cocktails. Mango shake was to die for!!!! The service is excellent and the waitress comes back many times to ask if everything is alright and if you would like to order anything else. The view during sunset was stunning. Value for... More 

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Halmstad, Sweden
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, outstanding atmosphere and by far one of the best customer service I've ever had. And I'm really picky! The friendly staff really make you feel welcome and the they, including their manager, walk around to check that you are satisfied. The food is super delicious. Can recommend the Seafood plate or Bicol Express. Sitting on bean bags right... More 

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FabienneandSven, Owner at Ocean Vida, responded to this review

Hi Daniel Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear that you liked your stay so much. Warm regards The Ocean Vida team More 

Kristiansand, Norway
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went the 3 times. First for some cocktails and snack, and 2 times for lunch. During the first evening they forgot our drink orders. First lunch our orders came 20 min apart, we even asked for the food several times. The next day we went for lunch again. We waited 20 minutes for 2 sandwiches and the side order... More 

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FabienneandSven, Owner at Ocean Vida, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review. We do appologize if you had to waited a bit and they way you decribe it some things did went wrong. We do try our best and will look into getting the service skills more efficient. Hope to welcome you again Warm regards The Ocean Vida team More 

United Kingdom
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying up the coast for diving and this place seemed to have a buzz at sunset with the bean bags out front. I ended up coming here post dive for drinks and dinner every day as the staff were great and food reasonably priced on this island. The adobo is lovely. the beer ice cold and there even... More 

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Thank Simon C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had several meals here between dives and also happy hour drinks and dinner. We were never disappointed. The staff was friendly and helpful and the most attentive we found on the island. The food also did not disappoint. This was our favorite spot to eat on the island by far.

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Thank Jessie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Philippine, Bar, Seafood, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bounty Beach | Malapascua island, 6013, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Malapascua Island
  • Phone Number: +63 977 469 4840
Description
The Ocean Vida restaurant and Beach Bar is conveniently located just above the dive facilities. However, it is up to you to decide whether to dine in the restaurant overlooking beautiful Bounty Beach or right on the beach on tables or on the comfortable bean bags. We offer daily happy hour from 4-6pm and Paella nights twice a week Our all you can eat breakfast buffet is served from 07.30-10 am and includes freshly baked bread, buns, croissants, freshly made omelets, bacon, cold cuts, a wide range of marmalade's, coffee, tea and fresh fruit juices. The restaurant is open till 10 pm where a wide range of Asian and European dishes are served. We also offer delicious sea food dishes freshly caught by local fishermen and prepared with coconut, mango, papaya and lemongrass. Available as well are a selection of red and white wines imported from Australia, South Africa, Chile, France and Spain. Come and join us.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?