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US$3 - US$5
Filipino, Barbecue, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I remember when my friends and I visited their branch at Sm lemery, masarap ang foods at mababait ang staff. Even the place itself, napaka athome ang feeling. Parang nasa bahay lang and the essence of eating in banana leaf it brings me back the...feeling like what I used to when I was in elementary yung binabalot ang kanin sa dahon ng saging...hmmm ang bango...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food tastes good. They are very accommodating and friendly. Nothing more to say. Super love it! 💯☺️

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited the place for so many times but the last was on December with my friends. Nice ambience, accomodating staff and foods were great. I loved the food in banana leaf, it brings me back to my childhood because I used banana leaf as...a "baunan" in my elementary days.😁 I highly recommend your place with my peers. 👍More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 1 hour for food, the servers are obviously unsupervised! They seemed to not care about us, and were very carefree. Very poor service.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 3 January 2020

Our party of 5 adults and 2 children had lunch here and we shared a Boodle meal (small portions of different food served on a banana leaf) with a couple of extra dishes. The food tasted very good and was very reasonable. The restaurant was...busy, but this did not stop the staff being pleasant, helpful and efficient. A highly recommended eatery.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 28 September 2019 via mobile

Visited this restaurant when I went to Philippines for a vacation from Dubai. I was really craving for authentic “Filipino Lutong Bahay Foods”. And we are glad that Don Juan didn’t failed our expectations. Their food was awesome. And they have a very nice ambiance....I like the way they have embodied the filipino culture when it comes to food, staff’s attire and the restaurant set up itself. Makes us all feel at home. ❤️ We also love how the staff and managers are wearing their smile all the time. Highly recommended and you should try one of their best seller “inihaw boodle”. Worth every penny! 😊More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 13 September 2019

We had our lunch here for my cousin’s birthday. It was a great experience. They offer delicious filipino dishes and wide variety to choose from. I highly recommend for those who will be visiting the town. And great service too. We will definitely come back.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 13 September 2019

I came here with my family last week. The place is cool, we had a boodle and some of their ala cartes, the food is terrific, Very filipino. Surely, will recommend this restaurant. Perfect place to eat

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

We came here based on good reviews. We ordered the Taal Specialties Boodlelito which included Tapabg taal (good), Adobo sa dilaw (not good), fried tawilis (good), and served with achara, tomatoes and onions. Dessert stated sliced mangoes ( we got watermelon:( ) Don Juan looks...better in pictures but in reality, it’s a glorified carenderia. Not going back.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 21 August 2019

Centrally located, good seating & ambiance, when it gets lunch or dinner time have to wait for 15 minutes, we thought the food was really worth the wait. We've tried 10 a la carte items not to mention the soup, non of them was good.being...first time to visit Taal Church kids were hungry like hippo craving for Sisig, Sinigang, Tapa & grilled fish etc but after seeing and tasting most of the food we left rather go for fast food. At 2pm lunch Sisig was a like salted scrap, tapa, BBQ pork/chicken just normal..even the 3 veges they offer in the menu were just cooked and poured with sauce. Not much choices for fish and veges. Service staff would prioritize clearing tables rather than seeing waving guests. Hope they will put some passion to make the food good and consistent. Surprisingly getting high score in Tripadvisor.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Papa-Caps | Reviewed this property |
To give you an idea how far it is from Sto. Tomas you have to pass through the following cities/municipalities: Tanauan City, Malvar, Lipa City, Cuenca, Alitagtag, and Sta. Teresita. It is more or less 50Kms drive. But it... More
12 April 2016|
Response from jonsampan | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be perfect if you will hold a party in Don Juan's restaurant. Especially that they have group meals. I believe they can accommodate your party, but I suggest to contact them for reservations.
11 May 2015|
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Response from DonJuanBarbeque | Property representative |
Boodle is cost at 988/order
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