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Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe

Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 905 484 1764
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is on the beach, good food and good quality. the shisha is amazing, i really loved the service. you should come and visit and try the food and the SHISHA

1  Thank Souz M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My friends and I came back here everyday during our stay in El Nido, They serves great Shisha and food. We were especially impressed with the fries as they are fresh cut, you can taste the springiness of the potato. Shishi is about 300-400 peso....More

Thank cindery
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Great coffe and view if you get a "front seat" right before sunset. The food was average and we probably wouldnt go back.. service ok.

Thank saracaroline
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

When we were in el nido we were looking for a halal reataurant or restaurant that offers arabic food and found out this one. while browsing the menu i was just curious about the Arabic corner so i took a picture of it. the place...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We didn't try the food there but the shishas we ordered were very good in comparison to ones that we buy in London which cost 4 times the price of the ones available in Habibi shisha cafe. They sell a selection of Al-Fakhar flavours. We...More

Thank Zainab R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Habibi restaurant is on the beach and is on the 1st floor. It is tiny, the staff are inattentive and the shisha is very poor and the staff do not maintain it. I was looking forward to visiting having researched before travelling however, it was...More

Thank NEMO3
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited right when it opened around 2 to 2:30 if memory serves me correctly. Place was on second floor which gives a good view without the flies that persist at ground level. Had a great smell! There are only about 3 small tables overlooking the...More

Thank sunwaterline
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We came to Habibi several times to watch the sunset in the bay while drinking delicious cocktails or smoothies. A nice place to go to relax at the end of the day.

Thank c0c0papill0n
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just bad. We ate at Habibi in 2014 and it was a good experience. We ate last Saturday and it was horrific. We ordered pasta and 4 pizzas then after 5 minutes the waiter came back to tell us they only have 2 pieces of...More

2  Thank Jayson B
Trotter19, Owner at Habibi Restaurant & Shisha Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hi Jayson, Sad to hear you didnt enjoy Habibi. Its also sad to hear that the same Chef who cooked for you in 2014 and now in 2017 seems not satisfying anymore. I will talk to him about that. Actually serving a food in Philippines...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered seafood carbonara pasta, while my friends and I had four different pizzas. The dough on the pizza isn't really good. The pasta was al dente, though there was too much sauce in the dish. The sauce also lacked spices to make it stand...More

Thank Kevin D
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Is the meat here Halal?
25 September 2016|
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Response from Zainab R | Reviewed this property |
I never asked the workers when we went, but as far as I am aware there are currently no restaurants or places in El Nido serving any halal meat. We were eating vegetarian food and fish whilst we were there the whole time... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 10:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hama Street | Brgy Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: +63 905 484 1764
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