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“Tasty sweet chilli chicken” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Golden Cowrie Native Restaurant

Golden Cowrie Native Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 129 Restaurants in Lapu Lapu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Philippine, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Tasty sweet chilli chicken”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

I ate here twice, mostly for the sweet chilli chicken dish, which is the tastiest chicken I've had in quite awhile. Overall, the food was very good.

I was taken aback the first time, however, when the main dish arrived before the soup (which I believe should have been served first). My friends commented that their rice was a bit hard.

I would recommend anyone visiting this restaurant to ask up front for water for all patrons, as the waiter does not take the initiative to ask if water is required.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Darren W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Must Try Yummy Filipino food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

The food here were delicious especially the baked scallops, lechon kawali, crispy pata, imbao soup, pinakbet and calamasi juice. Great one-stop place to savour the local Filipino food.

Visited April 2013
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