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) #531 of 663 Restaurants in Cebu City ££ - £££ Philippine, Asian
| SM City Mall, Ground Floor, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 505 0821
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good20%
  • Average33%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“kare kare” (5 reviews)
“paella” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Philippine, Asian
££ - £££
| SM City Mall, Ground Floor, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great food but the service wa terrible. The crew kept on asking how many are we in the table could not wait for us to get our food first. He was also frowning the whole time.

Thank Bea I
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Staff was not that good. They even forgot to serve the pork sisig i ordered. The food was okay. But they don't refill it right away we still have to wait when they will refill it. Even the halo2x has no ice it took years...More

Thank tessamaete
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It's all you can eat Resto. My favorite is Kare - kare and paella . Cabalen is my fav Restaurant here in Cebu . It's located at SM Mall. Try it guys you'll love all the foods here.

Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I can't find Cabalen SM Seaside here in Trip Advisor & i can say, the variety is too simple & bland. They don't offer prompt refill & the dishes are quite house food. Though the price is affordable for the Cebuano crowd yet its not...More

Thank jeckli
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

There was something in their food that made me felt full very fast and i've only experienced it in Cabalen. Whatever that is im sure it's not healthy. Customer service was great though.

Thank mark anthony e
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The food in this place are not good except for their Biko, candied banana and binurong hipon. I will not recommend this place to anyone at all cause while at this place we have to always asked them for refills cause staffs are just standing...More

Thank Trisha N
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We celebrated here the 25ft anniversary of hofsteter couples. . .the place is good classy and food is okay and service is good. . .the most funny thing we did at cabalen was we get all the people's attention when the small party popper was...More

Thank BaguioJesa
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Service terrible, didn't even great me when I waked in have to find my own table, wasn't sure if it was being used, food was below average, went to speak to the manager but was unavailable, so not going back to this dump, wouldn't be...More

Thank aviatorjimmie82
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Cabalen, a buffet restaurant located at the SM City Cebu Northwing features "Authentic Campampangan" dishes as advertised in their website. The price - unbeatable; considering its location and accessibility inside a popular mall. At PHP 298 per person (inclusive of VAT, no service charge, drinks...More

Thank JojoG_88
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I was with my brothers on a lunch here at the SM City Cebu. The price was only around PHP300 per person, drinks excluded. The food was great. There was like a lot of food like the Filipino favorites kare-kare, lechon, bangus, adodo and so...More

Thank Manuel A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | SM City Mall, Ground Floor, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
  • Phone Number: +63 32 505 0821
Cabalen is an all-day Filipino restaurant localted inside SM City Mall, Cebu CIty. The main Cabalen is in Manila.
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