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Proud to be ilonggo..

Best “tablea” hot chocolate in town... Learn to know the ilonggo culture and history more deeper... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Iloilo City, Philippines
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Best-tasting tsokolate-eh there is

This house is easy to locate. If you like commuting, just take a jeepney from the city going to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Quezon City, Philippines
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20 Osmena Street | Arevalo, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
+63 33 336 3858
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best “tablea” hot chocolate in town... Learn to know the ilonggo culture and history more deeper.. Great place for dinner buffet parties too...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jerlynannf
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house is easy to locate. If you like commuting, just take a jeepney from the city going to Villa Arevalo and tell the driver you'll get off at Camina Balay. Entrance fee costs PhP 150 which includes a tour of the house and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank asyamarie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've read about this through a blog. The entrance is P150 (hot chocolate + cookies) because the one with molo tasting needs an appointment 3 hrs advance. There is an audio visual presentation by the 3rd generation of their family. If you have visited Aurora's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheenawanderwoman
Reviewed 2 December 2018

After all the nice reviews we read about this place, we thought this was going to be the highlight of our tour of Iloilo's mansions. So we scheduled it to be the last stop of the Iloilo mansions tour. However, the staff was really unenthusiastic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank clamoor
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Travelling in Ilo-Ilo, a stop over at Camina Balay nga Bato is a must. A glimpse of Ilo-Ilo history, the feel of old house and a sumptous buffet. The highlight of the visit is the TSOKOLATE, the taste of tsokolate tablea is superb. Makes me...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I have been in this place for a number of times. I will never forget it’s Ilonggo dishes, not to mention the sumptuous tsokolate-e. The welcoming smile of the service personnel is captivating. I also love the historical value of the place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DocHLagon
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Nice location . The house is antique and well preserved .. interesting pieces in the shop .. the pansit Molo was how I remembered it .. so tasteful.. The chocolate drink powerful and sweet..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank boboymaya
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

A cozy place to sip delicious hot chocolate expresso. Complete with old ilonggo aristocratic abience and cool afternoon breeze.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mapeng_Manuel
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The house is overfilled with antique that makes appreciating the items a bit difficult. Not much floor space to move around. The chocolate eh is perfect with the biscuits.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank rlahozmd
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Before you take a sip of their famous hot chocolate there will be a short tour of the house turned museum. The tour cost Php150 for the house maintenance. Unlimited hot cocoa and biscuit will be served. You can also avail their buffet lunch just...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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17 August 2018|
Response from Antz2884 |
Just ride a taxi and look for it meter... No one can answer you since traffic is also a consideration
Hazel Grace M
17 August 2016|
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Response from ladycarmell | Reviewed this property |
They open at 8am
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8 October 2015|
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Response from janevi2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can come without reservation. But the best is to have a reservation, so that, the owner herself can welcome you personally. :-)