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Cafe Ysabel

455 P Guevarra Street | Barangay Addition Hills, Manila, Luzon 1500, Philippines
+63 2 726 9326
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“cookie crust” (2 reviews)
“house bread” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Philippine, International, Cafe, Spanish, Asian
££ - £££
455 P Guevarra Street | Barangay Addition Hills, Manila, Luzon 1500, Philippines
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Just to come clean from the start. Cafe Ysabel holds a special place in my heart. First dates in high school and college come to mind, as well as fun yet quiet evenings with friends. The food is still pretty good. The Caesars salad was...More

Thank Or2pod
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My partner and I celebrated the valentine's day at Cafe Ysabel. They served a special menu for the vday. We ordered three mushroom consomme for soup, Argentine Cut US Angus & Roast Rack of Lamb for main course with red wine and Peter Pan Pie...More

Thank Irish_Kua
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We dined here for lunch. The house is a stunning prewar work of art. I loved the high ceilings and the woodwork. That said, because it is an old house, it's not wired for high powered lights meant to serve a busy restaurant. So, prepare...More

Thank Grace0904
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Manila is an old city with a tradition of beautiful wooden houses. Unfortunately, rapid development and urbanization, including poor urban planning, has led to many old buildings being torn down and replaced. That makes Cafe Ysabel an anomaly. They've been serving a mishmash of continental,...More

Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were serve cold food, had to request to reheat the food, the service was slow and small serving and a little bit pricey.

Thank Mary Ann F
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This iconic award winning restaurant is situated in a 1927 ancestral home. I've closed so many deals in this restaurant since the 80s. Now my kids enjoy the restaurant as well. Chef Gene Gonzalez-an institution in the culinary world, is amazing. Customers are treated as...More

Thank Maria Isabel L
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Their food is average, and the serving is small. Service is not good too. There is indoor smoking without proper ventilation. Very unpleasant for non-smokers. Their rice is very dry and not cooked well.

Thank ehl_03
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had to wait at an HOUR for even the first dishes to arrive and when all our. food food arrive the quality and taste of it was mediocre at best

Thank Edrick Lawrence O
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My husband and I wanted to have a quiet dinner date after a long day at work . We wanted Cafe Ysabel gave us that break form the noise, we enjoyed their warm soup together with their freshly bakes breads , i could eat a...More

Thank M0mmyLiz
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

'Been here a number of times and I'd say that the quality of service seems to have diminished. While waiting for our food orders to arrive, servers were obnoxious enough to mock the tip left by a group who stepped out of the resto, saying...More

Thank jvbpena
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 P Guevarra Street | Barangay Addition Hills, Manila, Luzon 1500, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: +63 2 726 9326
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Located in the heart of San Juan, Cafe Ysabel is a 1927 San Juan vacation home that was transformed into a restaurant in 1982.
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