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Bakau Kiwi

(Gemma's Restaurant), Philippines
+63 915 261 4725
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“curry chicken” (2 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“great food” (6 reviews)
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Philippine, Asian
(Gemma's Restaurant), Philippines
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant as a group of 7. The food was the best we had had in the Phillapens in terms of authentic Phillipeno food! As per the other recommendations the Cort en Blur is a must try! We arrived at 6pm to...More

Thank Carlie J
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

If I could give this a 10 out of 5 I would. This for us is by far the best food on the island for authentic local Filpino cuisine. Little hard to find but if you use your online map of the island it should...More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We had great food!!! Best meal in months! Took a long time to prepare but its wirth it! We had to pay 690 for two main dishes, a salade two beers and a water.. wich was way more than we expected... but really worth it!!

Thank Robin888888
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is by far the best restaurant on the island for local food. Simple, family-run, the lady runs the business on a 4-burner stove. One of my favorite local dishes, Kani Lao, takes coconut mild. She prepares it breaking the coconut, grinding it into a...More

Thank roneyrod
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to try a really good local food (and you know how hard it is to come by), this is the place to visit! The guyabano shake is so delightful. Although located in the inner skirts of the island without the beach view,...More

Thank Deswie
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Hard to find, but defenetely worth it!! Great food, cooked on the spot, yummy and surprisingly cheap.

1  Thank Yaara T
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I'm leaving on the island, and when i want a good Crispy Chicken and some nice Home made French Fries, i go to Kiwi restaurant, the food is great, fresh and lovely cook :) Only one thing, it can take a lot of time to...More

Thank Kascubadive
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Gemma, the restaurant's owner, is the best chef in the island! We had very tasty meals and the price is low. She cooks what she has at home so, fresh food and sometimes it takes up to one hour to cook it ( it means...More

Thank Gabro88
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We heard from everyone who has eaten here that the Chicken Cordon Bleu was a must, so we had to try it and we were not disappointed! Prepared to perfection, the chicken was nice and moist and the meal included rice and curried chicken on...More

Thank JenLH5
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Nice little family owned restaurant. Food will take time, but swing by and order, go home for a shower and go back to eat, tasty and Tammy food.

1  Thank Jonas N
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Mary K
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Response from Deswie | Reviewed this property |
inner part of the island, not easy to describe directions as there are no street signs.. better to ask a motorbike driver to take you to the "eatery near the school" inside the island. goodluck! food is good, try their... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: (Gemma's Restaurant), Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Malapascua Island
  • Phone Number: +63 915 261 4725
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