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“consistency like their main branch”

Golden Cowrie Native Restaurant
Ranked #20 of 133 Restaurants in Lapu Lapu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Philippine, Asian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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548 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 899 helpful votes
“consistency like their main branch”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

the taste is similar to the lahug branch. different restaurant setup, with this branch on the 2nd floor in marina mall. table setup is more cramped. one good difference is that this branch serves unlimited GARLIC rice when i dined there. i did find their serving size small.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank al22tecc
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tasty Food at very reasonable prices!”
Reviewed 26 June 2013

The barbequed scallops are a must try in this shop, costing about 150 pesos for 10 garlic marinated scallops. Local desserts with yam ice-cream are delicious and thirst quenching for the summer! A very fulfilling meal for 4 people, consisting of rice, fried prawns, chicken soup, scallops, dessert, vege and pork, costs about 1,300 pesos in total.

Visited June 2013
Thank cloverax
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Tasty sweet chilli chicken”
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
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Thank Darren W
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Must Try Yummy Filipino food”
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
1 Thank GoForTravel
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