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Acqua at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 231 8224
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (21 reviews)
“rissoto” (3 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2017

I love going here. The food were great. Breakfast is amazing, The food is so good and fresh. They all have all kind of food. You have multiple options Pilipino style breakfast or just simple toast and fruit or just pancake for kids or how...More

Thank edwina_scally
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The environment of this restaurant is great, close to a pool in the resort and the beach. The restaurant is spacious, comfortable and enjoyable. The pastas and the lasagna are very well done and I would recommend them without reserve. The problem are the pizzas,...More

Thank Pumbainjapan
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Good Italian with nice service. Prices are geared towards tourist crowds very clearly. It's convenient if one is saying at the hotel, but if not it probably is a hassle to get to and may not be worth the long trip. Food is good with...More

Thank QuakesNewYork
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Main thing that night and the next day and a half, Montezuma's revenge big time and such a high fever I was not aware of anything. Watch out for the beef appetizer which seemed to be uncooked. Wine steward - Jesse and female server did...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I think its one of the best place to start your day if you are at Shangri-La Mactan. Immerse your self in the beauty of the nature while enjoying your breakfast. Although the spread here is less compared to their other restaurant Tide but the...More

Thank Vishal S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Looks like their menu has not changed in years. But it's the first time I ordered grilled salmon and enjoyed it.

Thank Lora T
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Acqua is one of our most favorite restaurants in Shangri-la Mactan. Conveniently located in front of the Ocean Wing's pool, you can have your lunch inside or outside, by the poolside. My favorite is their crab meat pasta which has black (am thinking they used...More

Thank Jig U
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Acqua is, hands down, my favorite restaurant in Shangri-la Mactan. The food they serve here is undeniably delicious! Buffet breakfast choices weren't overwhelming. It had a good baby/child friendly choices too! Lunchtime, we had a breathtaking view of the ocean and pool and still in...More

Thank Dindi R
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Not disappointed with a single dish. Highly recommended. Fish dishes were standouts. Cocktails creative and tasty

Thank mjcSING
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As we were in Shangri-La, we expected something nice and we got what we expected. What promised to be a "good Italian restaurant" seemed to be a surprising nice experience. Really nice food, friendly and helpful staff and a very clean and cozy restaurant with...More

Thank Freru
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19 February 2017|
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Response from Jojo T | Reviewed this property |
Acqua is near the pool. It is well-lit at night since it is one of the main restos where guests dine. It gets too crowded during dinner time. Even with your table reservation, there is none that is in a secluded/ private... More
Jethro F
30 July 2015|
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Response from Hanne K | Reviewed this property |
5000 Pesos incl. 1 Bottle Wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 8224
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Acqua serves modern authentic Italian cuisine with a panoramic view of the ocean. Its signature pizzas, baked in a classic brick oven, are popular favorites.
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