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“Restaurant and Grocery” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tinderbox wine and deli shop

Tinderbox wine and deli shop
Ranked #256 of 693 Restaurants in Cebu City
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Wine Bar
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Cebu City, Philippines
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Restaurant and Grocery”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

The good thing about Tinderbox is that its a little bit of mostly everything. You could eat, you could buy and you could drink. It has a little grocery that you could buy some vegetables (although sometimes there not so fresh) and well the bread is really good. The meat, cheese and the ham that they sell are really good too. The different meals that they serve too are quite exciting for the taste buds and quite refreshing although sometimes when they change the menu its quite frustrating when you see your favourite lost.

There wines are also really good and nice.
But sometimes there service is really slow with the cooking it could take quite long and also with the service they have when there are a lot of people from experience.

Visited January 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Stowe, Vermont
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Good for imported products”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

The meat and cheese selection is very good and there are also some hard to find imported items on the shelves. Eating in the restaurant is not bad but not great either. If they could take that aspect more seriously, Tinderbox would be quite a special place.

Visited February 2014
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2 Thank andy m
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Tinder Box NAIA”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013 via mobile

Apparently, if you sit inside and smoke without ordering first, a waiter will come over and ask you to leave. He will tell you should order IMMEDIATELY otherwise go out. If this is a company sanctioned practice, I say the management should re-think it. If it is not, then it should train its people better.

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6 Thank Ellan P
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice ambiance....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

My mom and i visited tinderbox forthe first time, food is good but expensive, attentive staff, good service, nice selection, good location, the "in place" to be, i think were paying more for the ambiance than the food, if you want to "be seen" then this place is the place to be...
Ps: wine cellar at the side, lots of choices for wine, if you like wine and chesse then this place is for you

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank rlenong
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Caloocan, Philippines
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“One expensive pizza”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

one time a friend of mine bought some rare ingredients in tinderbox , we then decided to order some snacks , pizza and drinks, the pizza is like 8" in diameter had a few toppings , the topping is pretty basic what makes it stand out is the crust, sort of biscuit type ( its like eating fita softer version ), cant remember the exact amount but my friend commented that the pizza is quite exzpensive for that small size.

the good side of the restaurant is the deli shop, the vareity of. imported stuffs is enormous, the spermarket for the rich

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank morenosherwin
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