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Secret Cove Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Philippine, European, Asian, Pub
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National Highway | Yumbing, Mambajao, Mindanao, Philippines
+63 88 387 9084
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal at this place. They had a good live music, a big outside area with spectacular sunset view, and they have their own twist with vegetarian food, not the usual veggie meals you see anywhere else. Definitely recommended.

Thank Gayle V
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

please do not bother to visit this over rated slum dwellers restaurant, the food is "sorry sir out of stock" we only have eggs the owners / management totally rude and ignorant we had 7 family members with us when we visited this hell hole, my father in law from London said that this pathetic resturant should be renamed "Restraint... More 

2 Thank Beihai Boy R
Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The new owners have just taken over, and I'm definitely looking forward to the full menu. When I was there, there was only the breakfast menu as the owners were still revamping it and didn't want to push out too many dishes than they could possibly deliver. Can see that they do take pride in serving food that is well... More 

Thank pinkmaro
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165 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We stayed next door and had eaten breakfast here every morning for three days because we liked the food and the girls who worked there were nice, then my friend noticed a small menu under the espresso machine that offered various types of higher quality coffee drinks so she ordered one that had an option of "regular" or "freshly ground"... More 

5 Thank Rockabel
Cebu City, Philippines
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

I came here for lunch. I was the only diner during my visit, though I did meet some guests on their way to dive when I arrived. I ordered Chicken Cordon Bleu and Date Square. The staff asked me if I was willing to wait since cooking time for the Chicken Cordon Bleu is an hour. I said yes. Despite... More 

3 Thank Charmel P
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Their food was okay, meals are generous, though not as tasty as one might find in restos around the neighborhood

1 Thank Yuri S
Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Prices are quite high for nothing special. The food is good but not amazing and the restaurant closes at 9pm

2 Thank JulieBch
Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

Decent food and nice view. To Be fair Secret cove is one of the only places in Camiguin where you can eat with a nice sea view. When we sat there it felt nice and the food was decent. Pork was a good choice (we explored the whole menu). All in all a good value for money. I guess I... More 

Thank AugusBagus
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Its not on the menue, but Bida the owners wife prepared some mouthwatering japanes food for us. Its on request and depends what the market gives. Lucky to have that on the Island. One more reason to move back to Camiguin. Thanks guys

1 Thank Christian A
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86 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013

We ate here after reading the mostly excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, but it turned out to be a huge disappointment. Where to start? The path leading to the restaurant was pitch black, and quite hazardous in parts. The menu is old and tatty and needs a revamp as this does not create a favourable impression to the visitor. Items that... More 

Thank Annette C
Tom S, Owner at Secret Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

I would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time and effort to write such a truthful,helpful and constructive review. I believe at the time of your visit my wife and I were in Singapore, not an excuse, just a fact. I must tell you that I am very disappointed in my staff, as the saying goes 'when the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Philippine, European, Asian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: National Highway | Yumbing, Mambajao, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Camiguin  >  Mambajao
  • Phone Number: +63 88 387 9084

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