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Abaca Restaurant

Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 495 8456
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread pizza” (17 reviews)
“pappardelle” (12 reviews)
“creme brulee” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

I had read about the Abaca so definitely wanted to visit. It's a small restaurant, so during crowded times you may want a reservation. The setting was nice and it's romantic, but unfortunately there was a huge party that booked out most of the restaurant....More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The views of the place are excellent. Came there for early dinner around 6pm, nobody there except us - a group of six. Waited for a good 90mins for our food to arrive - shouldn't really take that long for two pizzas and salmon. The...More

Thank glens0nl
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Exceptional food, everything is good. Unobtrusive but efficient and remarkable service. Classy tropical ambience. It was a meal that i will remember for long.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We ate several meals at the restaurant (as we were staying in the hotel) and each time the food was delicious and the service top notch. The chef if always present and mingles with the guests. When we couldn't decide what to order, since everything...More

Thank VanCan2012
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing. Try the mussels with chorizo they are delicious and a huge serving for an appetizer. Staff are very friendly and the chef also came out to greet us.

Thank sielz99
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Located just a few minutes taxi ride or slightly longer walk from the ShangriLa Hotel it offers a welcome change from the hotel restaurants. Food and drink were similarly priced to hotel restaurants but for our family were clearly superior. The staff was friendly and...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 6 April 2016

A great gem to eat at, whether you drive out from the city, or you are staying in a nearby resort (e.g., Shangri-La, Movenpick/Hilton, etc.). Great international cuisine by Australian chef, and fantastic service managed by Glen. We love it every time we go. Greetings...More

Thank AlliedExpressTravel
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Dropped in for dinner with my wife while staying in the area. Such lovely staff and such great attention to detail. The place is amazing and the food was spectacular. Have stayed there before and the staff remembered us and were very happy to see...More

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This was the best meal we had while in the Philippines. In many places, I think you rate the food by what else is around. But I would say, the food we had at Abaca would get a good rating anywhere in the world. We...More

Thank kelsinshanghai
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

The menu is fairly limited in scope, but everything is done well. It must be that because Abacá is one of a group of Cebu restaurants it has access to such amazing ingredients--or maybe it is just Chef Patrick's attention to detail. Whether it's the...More

Thank Supercalifornia
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Anne D
26 December 2016|
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Response from Paolo D | Reviewed this property |
Just call in advance. Phone number is available on the website. 😊 Enjoy!
11 January 2015|
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Response from Katherine852 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 4 of us were just there and had an over-the-top meal: one bottle of very nice wine, lots of sparkling water, 2 salads, one pizza, and then the "sharing" steak and fish. No desserts but coffee/tea. It was excellent but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Abaca Resort, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 495 8456
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