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Helmut's Place

$$ - $$$
German, Bar, Pub
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Alona Beach Tawala Entertainment Center, 6340, Philippines
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Rosemount, Minnesota
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120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my wife for an evening out. Beers very cold and my wife was happy about them having tap beer! Ordered a couple of dishes(sizzling gambas) was one and very good. Very happy with the food. They do not cook it themselves. They have it delivered from the restaurant next door. We liked the set up at Helmuts... More 

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Thank Tracy J
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here later on in the evening to get out of the club type atmosphere of the bars down the street. It had a great crowd with good vibes. Not too busy. Beers were a good price and pool was fun. I went back for more.

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Thank Dani B
Germany
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It seems that the staff has learned a lot by its owner 'Helmut' - very negative attitude, no smile. One of their stuff was even being rude to one of the other guests at this evening - without an obvious reason. Also location in between of two roads is rather not really inviting if you have nice beach bars just... More 

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Thank AndyTen
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Super cool bar!! Very smilling bar tenders!! Cool live band!! Thanks everyone for welcoming me every night;)

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Thank Laurent T
Southern Finland, Finland
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218 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We travelled back to Panglao after 4 months and in a second night visited this bar again playing billiards. Table and equipments are in a very poor condition and many drinks in a list "unavailable". Poor managament! We had several drinks in the evening and my friend went back to hotel before i ordered the bill so i was unsure... More 

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Thank Niko_sta
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

How can you get a bar so wrong. So many staff, so little service. Do not order any food here, it seems to be cooked next door (all deep fried rubbish - scallops couldn't be found beneath the cheese?!). Go elsewhere.

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Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Love this place…. Great Drinking Place, lots of interesting people, good variety of beer and drinks, Decent food, good location, the place is hopping at night, nice Wait Staff,, Highly Recommend.

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Thank Robert H
Minnie, Kentucky
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

have ice Cold beer, pool table and live Music,,,all you need for a night out... loacated wery Central and atm Close for buying rounds...

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Thank krisst7avik
Victorville, California
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172 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Bar at main road and service road to Alona beach. Fun spot that had live music starting at 9pm. Looked to be lively place later in evening.

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Thank Mark_Victorville_CA
samui
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

average bar, with below average live music, there is a pool table which you pay 35c for a game. The cocktails are not correctly made.The central location is a plus.

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Thank samuiloafer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alona Beach Tawala Entertainment Center, 6340, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island

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