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Bona's Chaolong

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Manalo Extension, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 48 434 8420
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Oakland, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, they don't serve Chao long. But if you don't what that is its Pork blood porridge. If that grosses you out and you like delicious beef stew noodles, You're in luck. I was craving Vietnamese food for two weeks in the PI before I visited Puerto Princessa. It was so comforting to slurp the those noodles with the... More 

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Foodtripping in my travels, and going back to my home island, chaolong will always be on top of my list to eat! After trying a lot of chaolong in different restaurants, this is by far the best in Palawan, QUALITY FOOD. The other chaolongs doesnt even come close, it's that good- it's just savoury and full of flavours. The meat... More 

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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It's a stick to your ribs kind of dish. I had the beef stew chao long and my girl got the pork chao long. Both are very delicious and have clean flavors. For 75 pesos each, you won't be able to fit into your pants anymore. :) It was awesome, flavorful and with different textures. It's a simple yet complex... More 

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Thank Ricca Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The soups and breads are excellent. You can choose your own level of hotness. It's very delicious and affordable.

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Thank Erwin A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Very reasonable price.... But the soup is super..... Garlic bread is to die for.... Didnt had a chance to take pictures of the rest of the food as we ate it as we were starving....

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Thank John A
Cebu City, Philippines
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Tried the chaolong for the first time. and i can say it is very delicious. I was very full at that time but i really dont want to leave puerto princesa without trying it. So got to pass by on the way to the airport and it did not disappoint at all. And best of all it is easy in... More 

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Gumbet
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat. Highly recommended. Philippino pho is delicious here. Lots of sauces and things on tables to play with the flavours and the heat. I had spicy beef but the pork also looked really good.

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Thank fakeschizo
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Come ber months, weather in the city is a bit cold and wet especially by the evening. Vietnamese pho noodles are best served during these seasons. While the authentic trace of Vietnamese pho considering their history of seekinh refuge in the island, the distinct Pinoy sweet taste has been mixed with it. And Bona's chao long is one of the... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Love their food. Excellent French bread. The place is a little rundown and dingy, but then the prices are low and the food is good. Highly recommended!

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Thank elboingo
Mandaluyong, Philippines
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Even before we arrive in Puerto, I really like to try their Chaolong Noodles. I am very fond of Pho Hoa Noodles especially when I want a quick pick me up good mood. So we went to Bonas and their chaolong noodles is quite good, orange colored, sweet broth, with fresh sprouts and basil leaves minus the lemon but with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manalo Extension, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Puerto Princesa
  • Phone Number: +63 48 434 8420

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