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Acqua at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

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Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 231 8224
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great breakfast and dinner! Staff were lovely as always slightly disappointed with the service when we decided to spend dinner at Aqua- short staff? overall we had a good experience

Thank Shiela Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is not bad, staff are nice and polite, relax ambience with its pool side. Good to give a try.

Thank Aindra
Tseung Kwan O, null, Hong Kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It took a while for the first course to arrive which were two soups. My broccoli cream soup was bland, watery and oily. I couldnt even pretend to drink any it was so bad. My boyfriend ordered the lamb chops and they were chewy and overdone even though he had asked for medium. My pesto pasta was OK. Quite disappointed... More 

Thank KarenC89x
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

delicious and generous portions pizzas are highly recommended ravioli was satisfying lasagna only so so

Thank mariakris
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The staff are very attentive. They look after what you need and even come by to ask if everything is going well. The food is delicious. the menu is mostly Italian -- pizza and pasta, but they also have main courses such as steak and fish, soup and salads. A bit pricey, but you definitely get what you pay for.... More 

Thank JasmineB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I love hanging out in this bar which is directly accessible to the beach. It offers a good respite from the sand and the sea and is the best place to hang out with out getting wet!!

Thank Dan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The food is very nice and yummy! The staff really look after what u need and very good service too. We have the special steak meal for 2 people and they taste so good!!!

Thank Angel N
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious gnocchi! Portion size not too large. You are getting it right Acqua. Our whole family and group of friends love the food at dinner in this restaurant. Risotto and various pastas were tried and all enjoyed. Breakfast; also very good.

Thank Kimlouiseward
Island of Malta, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Situated in the 'quiet' side of the hotel, this elegant restaurant provides good food and friendly service.

Thank Ludgardo Z
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I spent the night in the resort and ate my meals at this restaurant as less chaotic as some of the other venues on the resort. There is also a separate smoking area next to the pool and close to the beach. Clint, my waiter at one point, was fabulous, ensuring I was well taken care of and coming over... More 

Thank JaxsinCpt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 60
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 8224
Acqua serves modern authentic Italian cuisine with a panoramic view of the ocean. Its signature pizzas, baked in a classic brick oven, are popular favorites.

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