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El Sueno Resort and Restaurant

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Saac 2, Brgy Mactan, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
+63 32 494 2572
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Prague, Czech Republic
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I went for a dinner to el sueño, booked by phone and got there quickly by taxi. The place is a full outdoor restaurant and each table sits under kind of a hut made of wood. The menu is the typical tourist menu with pictures. Sadly some prices were not listed so I had to ask for them to the... More 

Thank Stefano V
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Shangrila Mactan but their massage was full, so we found this place by accident. It turned out a very good choice: the massage was super good and they have this restaurant which serves delicious food. We took garlic shrimps and Ox Tongue Sisig - they were super yummy! Highly recommended!

Thank Nancy M
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

They got these hut type things you sit in and altho thrres a fan and burners i was constantly fighting off mozzies. The food was average we had ribs which looked better than they tasted we had lapu lapu filet never seen that before and the scallops were very tiny

Thank whylisten
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place has healthy food and nice outside native decor. Good prices and best service. Great choice when visiting the resorts

Thank Jun P
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25 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

My partner had been gagging for paella so I made my researched on which restaurants serve paella on their menu. I was so pleased to see that this restaurant have it so we decided to check this restaurant for ourselves since it was nearby we we are staying in Mactan. We went with 2 of my brothers. The food was... More 

1 Thank Rogette G
Tomas1967, Manager at El Sueno Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Madam: Thank you for visiting our restaurant. We would like to inform you that the prices we offer is competitively priced to other restaurants nearby. Further, that our paella is offered in two sizes, big and small. Since what you order was small, we could only put a few ingredients to it. If you remember the name of our staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

El sueño restaurant is a beautiful place, perfect place to bring with your gf/bf and also your family. The foods were excellent, and have a pretty and nice staff. The owner also is very kind everything is just so perfect. You should visit this place :)

Thank Hiroshima2016
Tomas1967, Owner at El Sueno Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Good day maam,Thank you visit our Restaurant . We are under construction New special BBQ station now,please visit again and try our display style BBQ STATION..... More 

Libreville, Gabon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

What an absolute gem set in its tropical setting. Mosquitos at night ate a bit troublesome even though the friendly patron offered some lit candles. Perfect place for couples, but no entertainment for families with children.

2 Thank tsareviews
Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

Located in the growing tourist area of Mactan. Perfect place to start your night at. Walk in through the dripping water fall and sit in the native nipa hut or traditional Japanese style seating. Extra attentive servers and management always visible. Menu is an eclectic mix of filipino favorites, Japanese specialties, Healthy Choices and oddities. Wings are best in Cebu,... More 

1 Thank Mark G
Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

Since this place is closer to where I live, I gave it a shot. Food is quite expensive yet nothing extraordinary, huts have mosquitoes made us uncomfortable but I like the staffs are polite. I might go back if the place is already fumigated and if food will be worth the price.

1 Thank Jerrie Mae G
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Lil huts nice and cozy but full of mosquitoes!!! Food is no extraordinary and quite expensive, on the other side staff are very polite and accommodating but food lovers I won't recommend it.

1 Thank Missindependent68
Tomas1967, オーナー at El Sueno Resort and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at El Sueno Restaurant and very grateful you had experienced the ambiance of our place and cozy native hut. We are glad to get your comment as an additional tool of our ongoing improvement to enable us to provide the best food that will suit the taste of all races. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Philippine, Seafood, Asian, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saac 2, Brgy Mactan, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 494 2572
El Sueño Restaurant serve filipino and international foods. We accept party (debut, wedding, birthday, etc.), catering,takeout! We accept reservation system through internet. Every wednesdat - Saturday,we open club Yamato our 2nd floor function room.

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