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Golden Cowrie Native Restaurant

Salinas Dr | Lahug, Philippines
+63 32 233 4243
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“crispy pata” (21 reviews)
“baked scallops” (19 reviews)
“sisig” (7 reviews)
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Philippine, Asian
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Salinas Dr | Lahug, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A very good option to eat authentic Filipino food if you are around the Mactan airport area. Good product, good service and good portions. The lechon is tremendous! You can pay with credit card

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cescsay
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This location is just a walking distance from the hotel. We decided to have dinner here and was very disappointed. We ordered gintaang mongo, escabecheng taguige, pinakbet and ice cream. The mongo was sweet and I just can't stand it. Instead of calling it escabecheng...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rissell W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

On Sunday 27th I was on a date and decided to come to the Golden Cowrie. Very bad choice. We ordered 3 dishes: tuna belly, cooked vegetables and a salad.Tuna belly was overcooked and dry as hell. The vegetables had non seasoning and taste really...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lergio s
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We been here a couple times before and this time the experience was horrible! This is not the Golden Cowrie we used to know. I think they have a different management now. It took them like forever before our orders were served. The food quality...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ado C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The food and service is good. We ate there for lunch and dinner and tried different items on the menu and the food did not disappoint. The shift managers were also very courteous.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank LGGarcia
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had a family dinner here and was really disappointed on the food and the serving. The squid is not sizzling anymore and has a very small serving around 4 inches and overcooked, the baked scallops are overcooked, the crispy pata was also overcooked, liked...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank pawiksprime
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Place: newly renovated, cleaner and roomier. Front side ventilation wasn't working well and smelled stuffy. Prepare to smell like the kitchen if you stay there. Bigger room was better and was airy but hope you won't have a huge group tour coming to join you...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ryan816
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We ate at their sm city cebu branch and tried their exquisite lechon belly dish w/c turned out to be a real delight. Their offerings are on point and affordable. Try their puso salad because it was a pleasant surprise. One thing though is they...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank paisley_road
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch, it was convenient to an appointment we had. Initial impression is not good, the place has a fast food look to it. The staff were not overly keen to offer much attention, showed us a table, left the menu and moved...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank MelbourneTravelmad
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my dining experience, food is really good. The area is cool and nice. I will be back again.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Phineas F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salinas Dr | Lahug, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island
  • Phone Number: +63 32 233 4243
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