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Tides at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

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Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines (Formerly Tides)
+63 32 231 8224
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Breakfast selections are international, fresh, varied and plentiful. A family restaurant so be prepared to have families enjoying their breakfasts, lunches and dinners..it can be busy and noisy but that's what family eating is all about. The local delicacy of roast piglet (lechon) is served regularly and adds to the fun...well...not so much for the piglet.....

Thank ianthomson
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340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The selections are plentiful, Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, American Korean and Indian. The service is ok, especialty is cebu dangit and mango. One of the best in Cebu breakfast.

Thank jdchua521
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a good brunch. Food selection is good and the cook making the omelette did as requested. even their organic wheatgrass smoothie was good.

Thank Jay J
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a buffet restaurant with a different theme each night. The food at breakfast and for dinner was not bad. I especially was happy with the local desserts but other than that, I can only say it is a safe bet for your meal if you are really hungry and will pack in a lot of food because the prices... More 

Thank LounissartHK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Availed ourselves of this on US Election Day. One of the best buffet lunches we have had. A huge selection. Particularly enjoyed the Japanese selection. The salmon was very fresh. Got a two for the price of one deal. Will definitely do this again and come with empty stomachs!

Thank NewZealand-7
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Numerous food stations nicely displayed and fresh . Quality and good service not always found with a buffet

Thank Paul P
Makati, Philippines
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298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to go on a day trip to Cebu. Stopped by Shangrila Mactan for lunch and enjoyed the buffet. Good selection (East to West) but I liked the Indian section the best. The Chef was even kind enough to introduce the dishes.

Thank Bent G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not generally a fan of buffet style restaurants however Tides was good enough to make me rethink! The vast range of foods available was amazing & the quality of the food was brilliant too! The size of the restaurant does make that it is lacking a bit in atmosphere and it doesn't have the great views of the other... More 

Thank Sorcha N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Will surely come back here. Perhaps by Holy Week 2017. Liked the facilities so much and staff very courteous while serving. Food selection is excellent.

Thank Grace F
Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

good service, good food with a wide array or selection, wonderful ambiance and view, super family and kid friendly!

Thank kttf27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Japanese, American, Philippine, International, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Valet Parking
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines (Formerly Tides)
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 8224
Tides is an all-day dining restaurant featuring a buffet of international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner in an open, interactive kitchen setup.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?