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Cafe Via Mare

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Landmark | Makati, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 898 1305
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Las Pinas, Philippines
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240 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I would schedule meet-ups and shopping combined periodically and Via Mare (Landmark)has proven to be the right place for this sort of activities. Other than that, my balikbayan friends get to satisfy their cravings for Filipino food and delicacies (puto bumbong and salabat)whenever I take them to this restaurant. Pricing is reasonable and their food tastes really... More 

Thank sonjie923
Naga City
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Via Mare has been our favorite place to dine or have snacks. We like their palabok,bibingka and puto bungbong. We also like their tortang alimasag which comes with rice and fried lumpia ubod. It is a complete meal and the service is large enough to share with companion. Truly, it is a good respite after going around shopping. Highly recommended.

Thank Tetay59
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Well illustrated menu with pictures for the first timer diner who has never tasted Filipino cooking. Most dishes comes with a portion of rice, so check with waiters if you don't want to be over-fed. Try the local desserts for merienda ( tea) time. A little bit on the pricey side considering the food is average but you get a... More 

Thank girl-in-a-fix
Pasig, Philippines
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Food flavor is superior, as expected of Via Mare. All wait staff are extremely efficient, obviously happily employed.

Thank 7107_Traveller
San Mateo, Rizal, Philippines
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201 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We always dine here when shopping. The place is not that full every time we eat here. Love their pancit luglug, sinigang na hipon, vigan longganisa, bibingka, and puto bumbong.

Thank Ferry A
Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Via Mare is known for Filipino food with Spanish influence. The food is consistently good, you can see because of the flock of diners, and you can also see they are not new customers. Consistent also is the service which is poor. They tend to wait on others forgetting your order. So avoid when its crowded and when those seated... More 

Thank Nestor P
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were doing our last minute shopping at the Landmark around the last few hours before closing. Via Mare was the most convenient as we had to continue shopping after dinner. The servings were adequate and the food was tasty.

Thank Allan N
Baguio, Philippines
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I'm so amazed that all of my local favourites are served on this Cafe. The food presentations are excellent and the taste is very nostalgic, reminds me so much of my childhood memories. I remember my grandma almost all of the food they serve here. Happy tummy.

Thank navigatio673
Makati, Philippines
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Whenever i feel like eating the good old Filipino merienda meals like Pancit Luglog, Ginatang Bilubilo, Tokwa't Baboy, Goto, Puto Bumbong, Puto Maya, Bibingka, Puto Maya, etc., etc., only one resto name comes into my mind and that is no other than Cafe Via Mare. Good food at at the right price.

Thank Lyn A
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Vey nice and tasty Filipino dishes & delicacies. Nice place for a merienda (tea break) and try some Filipino dishes.

Thank mrdacillo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Philippine, Asian, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Landmark | Makati, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 898 1305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?