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Acqua at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

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Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 231 8224
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our daily choice for breakfast. This carried both local and foreign dishes. The limit would be what your tummy can handle...

Thank IMm29
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast and lunch here and an evening meal, all fabulous, not overly expensive, pizza's etc and very relaxed.

Thank 318Michelle
Chinese PinkAddict in Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner at Acqua and sat outdoors. Slow service. Forgetful staff. Very polite people and said sorry, but below par service -- forgot the Parmesan and only came when I was done with the pasta. Seems untrained staff or perhaps bad experience due to being seated outside. Carbonara so-so quality. The Crab Meat sauce pasta with squid ink black pasta noodles... More 

Thank PinkAddict
Hong Kong, China
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant one night during our stay on the island. The staff were friendly in greeting us and checking on us during our meal. We started with the tartufina - a buffalo mozzarella pizza to share as we could see they had a wood fire oven. I have to say the pizza was excellent in terms of flavour,... More 

Thank AminaGavin
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are very friendly and a lot of food selection. They just need to dish out more often from guests' tables.

Thank DC B
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is one of my favorite places i Cebu, and it's near the Airport, with a beautiful waterside location. Many excellent dishes that cannot be found elsewhere, and they always have a real Italian chef--born in Italy. You can eat inside or outside, you are recognized and appreciated, there is beautiful landscaping and you can watch kids enjoying the pool.... More 

Thank Charon666
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious healthy breakfast. Best restaurant ambiance after swimming. Restaurant staff are very hospitable.

Thank HJ B
Manila, Philippines
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132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Excellent pasta and pizza options in a beautiful restaurant with a stunning view. The staff was very friendly, as well.

Thank malupit
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This restaurant is also located inside the Shangri-La resort. Although the breakfast selection is not as wide as Tides, the view of the beach in the morning is worth dining in this restaurant. The area is clean and the staff are friendly and accommodating.

Thank Allan K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

dined here twice during our stay at Shangri-la. I had the tomato salmon rissoto,Margherita 🍕 and fettuccine with mushroom cream sauce. All dishes were true to the Italian flavours. Others in the group vouched the same for other pastas and soups. The bread they serve comes with a unique tomato dip which was loved by us. The wine selection is... More 

Thank VarunMishra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Italian, Pizza, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 8224
Acqua serves modern authentic Italian cuisine with a panoramic view of the ocean. Its signature pizzas, baked in a classic brick oven, are popular favorites.

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