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Santino's Grill

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Tagumpay, Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines
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München
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89 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The taste of the food is very average, nothing special. The restaurant is always ful but I don´t understand why. If you want to get the menu you have to ask for it, if you want to order you have to ask for it, nothing here works from alone, the service never would aproach you actively by itself. They forget... More 

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Thank Thomas_F_Muc
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the half slab baby back ribs and it was amaaaaazing. We also ordered bbq liempo and chicharon bulaklak. It was also good. We went there around 630 pm. I would recommend you do the same because it gets full very fast. First time we went there we werent able to get seats beacause it was full and they... More 

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Thank jambo m
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hey Santino, buy more ingredients and hire more people. Very little available options from a pretentiously extensive menu and no service at all. Waited half an hour to be told our orders were not available and still no drinks. And they were expecting service charge.. ha! What a joke - terrible terrible terrible

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Thank anatee20
Philippines
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No place else in Coron offers the best baby back ribs and beef ribs but Santino's. We also enjoyed their other fare like sisig. Food is tasty. They also got great moringa-lemon and sampaloc-honey cold drinks concocted right there in their kitchen. Their Dulce de Leche Cake and their Choco Caramel Fudge were delightfully surprising. It would have been nice... More 

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Thank Teng A
Manila, Philippines
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a fan of pork but their baby back ribs had me at first bite. It was delicious and juicy, well cooked from the outside to the bones. I can definitely give this restaurant a 5-star for that! Another is their sisig! The sizzle of the pork was just right even if the weather was warm the day... More 

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Thank jormae c
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184 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

When people get tired of eating all the fresh seafood in the island tours, it makes sense that many crave Meat. Baby back ribs to be exact. Santinos grill is simple place with good food. Prices are proportional to the quality of food it serves. The only thing that doesn't make this place excellent is that it's too successful for... More 

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Thank Giampaolo Z
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The place is well-ventillated. Fresh air, good ambiance. We really love the ribs and the fries. I think it's homemade. Also, I ordered avocado shake, it's really good as well. I wasn't able to take pictures of the food, because we're really hungry but they're really good.

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Thank Bea Marynore D
Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I arrived at Santino's about 19:30' ,I ordered my drink was almost full 24 pax seat 7 to take the order, I immediately see that in the room there were only 2 waitress ... I already know ...I'll wait !! I took my order at 19:45 my drink was good but 30 min for a mango shake little too long... More 

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Thank Dover X
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

When we got to Coron aside from the where-to-eat list i have . Of course ,i still could'nt help myself to ask Anne(friendly receptionist from the place we stayed) where and which is their recommended place to eat that we should try,she suggested 3 places . And indeed ,Santino's grill is the BEST place. Nice ambiance,Superbly delicious food and most... More 

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Thank Vanessa G
Makati, Philippines
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We read in an article in Smile from Cebu Pacific that this is a place to eat! After checking in the hotel, we had our lunch there and the food was so delicious! My father-in-law who is very difficult to please was so amazed because their food was really tasty and delicious. Most especially the Sinigang na Tanigue sa sampaloc... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Philippine, Barbecue, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tagumpay, Coron, Busuanga Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Busuanga Island  >  Coron

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