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Maxine By The Sea

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Lucap, Alaminos City, Luzon, Philippines
+63 75 551 2537
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with family got a nice view over looking the ocean nice ambience foods are native filipino and is good downside is a little bit pricey

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Thank jaredverse
Manila, Philippines
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67 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the restaurant recommended to us by the locals in Alaminos. It's close to their plaza and so parking was easy. It's true that their restaurant is by the seas so we got a glimpse of the view of the waters from where we were seated. It was only night-time when we went to we couldn't truly savor the... More 

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Thank Ayee B
Palos Verdes Estates, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go here every time I visit the Philippines. As a tourist, I worry about food safety and cleanliness, but I don't have to worry about that here. Food is delicious and reasonably priced If you want quality, you get what you pay for. Views are unbeatable and the staff are always on standby if you need them. My favorites... More 

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Thank Marilyn A
Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We ate lunch at Maxine's after visiting the Hundred Islands. We chose a table where we enjoyed the sea breeze and the surrounding view of the Lingayen Gulf. We ordered the seafood platter and food was excellent...esp the marinated oysters (like ceviche)! Service was timely. The restaurant including the CR facilities are clean. I will definitely go back there again... More 

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1 Thank sanse51
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Maxine's sits on the sea in stilts. You can feel the sea breeze as you dine, not to mention you see gorgeous views. Their seafood is very fresh and their cooking delicious. Their fried oysters are to die for!

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Thank Terri A
Paris, France
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60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Calamares: fresh and tender but breading is not great Sea food pasta: very good, nice serving I was so happy to order a mahi mahi steack but when the plate arrived.. aie!!! Very small serving and the fries and vegs were COLD. I asked to warm it up and if i could have a little more. Plate came back hot... More 

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Thank Henri D
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

After a tiring island hopping, was asking around the locals what restaurant they can recommend for us and all was pointing at Maxine Restaurant. At first glance, I would like to try as seeing there are many people dining in (by the time we arrived). So we ordered, took a while for our orders. Rice Platter was served with a... More 

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Thank chax10
Alaminos City, Philippines
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I celebrated my birthday here with my friends. It was a wonderful place. The ambiance is good because of the view of Hundred Islands National Park. The food such as the calamares, sinigang na bangus, and talaba are great!

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Thank Princess Eliza C
New Westminster, Canada
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had heard of this restaurant from locals and it comes highly recommended. We happened upon it by chance while exploring Lucap Wharf, looking for a place to have dinner in after a day spent island hopping in the Hundred Islands National Park. We did have dinner there and the place was very busy. We dined in the charming outdoor... More 

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1 Thank Kit L
luzon, philippines
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with hubby and 2 other couples during the long holiday (Oct 29-31, 2016). I was surprised that this restaurant was just 5mins away from the resort where we stayed in. It didnt have any signage you'd be able to see at night. Nor do I think you'd notice it at daytime. Though according to the locals, this resto boasts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Philippine, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lucap, Alaminos City, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Ilocos Region  >  Pangasinan Province  >  Alaminos City
  • Phone Number: +63 75 551 2537

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