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Reviewed 29 April 2022 via mobile

Disappointing. Had a foreign guest and was embarrassed by how dirty (cockroaches on the wall) and the disgusting washing area which gives you a glimpse into the kitchen. Okay, so they've just opened after the lockdown but that's no excuse for a restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 24 April 2022 via mobile

Finally good fish in Davao Place is rustic at best, but they know their craft. Good fish, huge portions and quick service. Recommend

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 March 2020

For more than twenty years Ah Fat has been a popular Chines resto for Davaoenos and their guests from outside Davao. Parking is easy and there's no charge at all for parking. The resto has three outlets within the same complex but the most comfortable...one is the third outlet. The original outlet and the second one are smaller than the third one. The food is good and reasonably priced. We were five persons when we dined here and our bill amounted to PHP2009.00. We ordered pata tim, beef with broccoli, soup, noodles, chicken, vegetable and rice. We just ordered the small size for each dish but it was already good for us five, three females and two males. If you find this review helpful don't forget to check the helpful box and follow me for other reviews.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2019 via mobile

Check your bill closely for billing errors that favor the restaurant. This is the second visit after got burned the first time. Food Not good and don’t know why people raced about this place. I think most do not know what’s good Chinese food. This...place is just slightly better than fast food Chow King but much more expensive.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019

Sad we went to the original of the three in the same plaza and got cheated by this unethical operator. I am a Cantonese chef so to judge how well the steam fish is by order a live fish here. I ordered a live laupu-laupu...displayed in the fish tank. The marked up between a live fish and one that is frozen is 1,800 pesos. The steamed fish arrived from the kitchen was drenched in heavy soy sauce. This is a bad sign as a way to mask the taste of a unfresh fish common practice in unethical Chinese seafood restaurants. I knew it as I took the first bit; the flesh was rubbery boardering hard like biting into a balut. This fish has been previously preserved with baking soda. Closer exam confirmed this was a dead fish from frozen due to sunken eyes and no traces of blood on spine after gills being removed previously before it went to freezer. I had to call the tourist police from nearby Victoria Mall on AhFat because no one here was nonresponsive to my request for a price adjustment from cashiers to waiter saying this place has no manager/owners. The 30 something YO owner/manager arrived. This young man obviously never set foot working in the kitchen challenged me, and told the police that they have video from CCTV cam in the kitchen showing the live fish I picked went right into the steamer. But the proof never arrived. Until the tourist police threatening to arrest them, the young man authorized price adjustment to frozen fish price. It should not have to come to this point after making scene with a tourist police in your restaurant as manager. This place still trying to cheat you with frozen fish pricing until I showed them the correct price stipulated on the menu. The tourist police asked them why they did not update menu if price on frozen fish has increased. Ahfat had no anwers so the refunded the differences again. This type of behavior says it is okay to lie even infront of a local authority.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 29 October 2019 via mobile

I had a great meals here. Lunch and dinners It’s a very popular restaurant among the locals and for a good reason. The seafood is great and fresh. The prices a good. It’s busy local place so the service is as expected...

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 20 October 2019

We ordered 3 dishes and could not finish them all, so we brought home the left overs. The portions are quite big. We had a nice time. The waiter (seasoned) gave us good suggestions. Place does not have ambience though. This is a good place...to eat for seafood. Big groups will get the best for the money.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019

This restaurant used to serve good food. On our last visit, since we have our food to go, food was average and have a queer taste. I am not sure if food taste bad because of their packaging or something else. Our place is just...10 minutes drive away. Anyway, check your food before leaving the place if it's a take out order.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 21 August 2019

Looking for the authentic sea foods Chinese restaurant in this side of town? Must try this to complete your sea foods galore here at Davao City. Explore the menu to suit your taste and discover new dishes. Enjoy....

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 25 July 2019

This restaurant offers Chinese food for dine in or take away. Mid-range prices either good for 2-3 or a bigger group depending on the price. Use to taste better a few years back. has since been commercialized and some of the food quality has been...sacrificed.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

If you want an affordable and mouth watering menus. Don't miss this restaurant, there were no regrets from then bring my family for any meals of the day.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

My Girlfriend recommend this place for a while as her family was coming here for generations but I wasn’t sure... I had to try some real Japanese restaurants.... where the sashimi is real and the fish can write Kanji.... Boy was I (surprisingly) wrong The...fish here was amazing. The sashimi was served in a mountain. (290 php). You couldn’t get it fresher if you were swimming in the ocean yourself What a place You will be wrong to not listening to my girlfriend....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

5 points. 1. food is excellent (all of it - favorite is - fried seafood roll) 2. venue is good for small and big occasions 3. service can be improved (sometimes delay in food delivery to your table) 4. value (not cheap but quality comes...with a price) you get what you pay for... (excellent food portion for its price) 5. cleanliness is also something that can improve but this is common with the amount of foot traffic the place is experiencing... but still is no excuse to neglect this.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 27 May 2019

The best classic Chinese restaurant in davao! Whether dining in or take out, Ahfat never fails. Perfect spot to bring visitors coming to davao, or treating friends and family. I always go back once a month to satisfy cravings.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 May 2019

i had been looking for this eatery and i found three off them all in a half moon cresent behind victoria plaza.....so which one...i chose the one ahfat on the right as you look from victoria plaza....and because there were people eatting in the place....service...is hit and miss..decour is a little tacky....drinks were really cold and tasty...the food well...i had a great seafood noodle dish....lots of seafood...to much for me and my partner....we also liked the kitchen view through the glass wall..nice touch....i have been back three times and have had different dishes...price is reasonable...if you cant eat it all ask for take out...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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AHFAT SEAFOOD PLAZA, Davao City - Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Phone Number - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Ahfat Seafood Plaza offers takeaway services.

Ahfat Seafood Plaza is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5