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Jose Karlos

Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“free wifi” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
€€ - €€€
Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

By far one of the best cheesecakes in the city! Fairly priced too. But what sets Jose Karlos apart from other coffee shops is the location. The old school feel of the couch and the brick walls (or what appears to be brick walls) makes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Medora NB Q
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Cafe is a bit rundown. I had cafe mocha and cookies. Prices are reasonable and WiFi was quite stable when I was there.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lifediscourse
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Jose Karlos is a regular haunt if mine and is located just behind Santo Ninoi church off Zamora Street. With a great interior decor and seating outside - and the best free wifi in town - this cafe is very populat with expats and locals...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Richard J
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Nice place... nice and attentive staff... coffee s ok....I had a Jose karlo s frap which was ok but a bit bland on the coffee... the pastry I got, I think pistachio sans rival was too sweet yet lacking in texture .

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 027meps
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

It is a friendly and nice place. They are lucky that there is very little competition for coffee in the city. They need to pay more attention to their coffee. It is very expensive for a a one shot. They need to bring their quality...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Ismail A
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Love the designed, so new to see to me. I love how they arrange their things. Various of drinks to choose from.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank casper020687
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Place has got great ambiance and is well designed. Lately though, the place looks a bit old . Cushions on the seats are deformed, the interior design haven't changed in the past what, 10 years or so? I hope they spruce the place up because...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank jerbysanto
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Comfy seats, huge drink selection (I don't drink coffee so can't comment on the quality), I had a watermelon crush thing which was nice enough. Good, clean place where you can settle down for several hours. I'll be back definitely. Food menu looked overpriced though...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Anji749
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

It has a nice, cosy and modern ambiance that clicks well with the newer generation and with a taste for chic. The variety of drinks available to customers are so wide in range, even the hard to please tongues would be satisfied with the options....More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Chea C
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The interiors is so cozy and the coffee acceptable. I'm just disappointed with the cakes and pastries. The sansrival is not sansrival at all. It's so far from what we have here in Manila. The cheesecake is not also good.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank TeyHM888
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10 August 2017|
Response from jerbysanto | Reviewed this property |
They closed their Robinson's branch. Their Juan Luna branch remains open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Leyte Island  >  Leyte Province  >  Tacloban
Telephone + 63 53 325 3823
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