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Marber's Restaurant

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9999 Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Valencia, Spain
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689 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Three stars is the average between the four stars of noodles with vegetables (very yummy), and two stars of the French fries, not good at all. Normal prices and service. Bonus, you're eating at the same sand, five meters to the sea.

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Thank ternus13
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to have a drink and eat a meal. Food is ok. Prices are reasonable, about the same as the other places on the beach, and definitely cheaper than the seafood places right next to it. Friendly staff. Pool table in the back, 50peso per game.

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Thank thomflash
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been on two occasions and started slow to consider moving forward. First time was afternoon and I ordered/pointed in menu to Jack Daniels and Coke. I received a warm bottle of coke. I didn't even bother to correct this order payed and left. Second time I ordered a brew coffee. I got a French press one quarter full, no sugar,... More 

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Thank arborantics
Toronto
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The German owner of the bar can often be found slinging shots behind the bar. He's chatty and fun. The drinks are fairly priced and the offerings include imported German beer amongst the usual San Miguel brews. We didn't try the food, but portions seemed fair and dishes looked good for pub/bar food - not overly high end. Definitely a... More 

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Thank Madeline B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I love the place. Especcially the german snitzels. It breathes the old school el nido before major investors came in. Don't expect top notch dishes and service,.. But instead expect to be at a place that gives you a sense of el nido 10 years ago,.. Expect friendly owners with lots of stories, expect great value food,.. A mix of... More 

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Thank Xavier V
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went in for a late lunch, was very hungry; had a great meal at a decent price. service was good and the owner even came over to check on things

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Thank Wesley D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Great location, poor tables and chairs I have been only for breakfast which was good and cheap and they serve French press coffee and nice bread. What I didn't like was that in the 7.00 am breakfast the music was so load and some guests are just drinking and dancing which was. Not comfortable at breakfast time

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Thank Ibrahim E
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered a chilli con carne that usually is served with meat, beans , nachos and cheese . What we got was meat,beans and some rice. Nowhere in the world do they serve rice with chilli con carne. When we returned the order, the chef came to Our table and acted arrogant that it how they serve. Then we ordered... More 

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Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Apart the beachfrontlocation the restaurant is nothing special, service slow and not attentive at all. Interesting when the bill comes and there was a clear mistake the owner instead of checkin and apologizing asked us what else was in the plate like we were cheating them... consider changing approach to your customers!!!

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Thank Davide S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal over the Christmas period here...other reviews are pretty much spot on in that the food is good (pizza was the best I've had in a while!)..but the service was a little frustrating*

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Asian, German, Philippine, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9999 Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
Description
Bernie & Marilou Owners Ph # 09163318560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?