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Makulay Bar & Restaurant

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Seafood, European
Barangay Massagana | Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island 5130, Philippines
+63 916 401 9590
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“amazing place” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Barangay Massagana | Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island 5130, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch, as the restaurant looks stylish from outside and has a nice view deck. Not only the view to the bay is amazing, but the food we ordered was very good. We had a burger and a chicken sandwich. Service was good,...More

Thank jenny683
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of their food is store bought food or poorly made and then sold as expensive. For example: the croquetas and their apple turnover cake. In all fairness the staff is great and the chocolate cake is good.More

Thank Simona C
AndrewElNido, Owner at Makulay Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Simona, so sad to hear through Trip advisor that some of our dishes didn't match your taste preference. We only wish you would have mentioned this to one of our great staff when they asked how everything was, we would have been happy to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just passed by this place as it was near by our hotel. Very relaxed and welcoming place to which you can opt to stay by their bar on ground level or better on their overlooking verandah(fantastic spot for Instagram photo-as you can see mine)...More

Thank Angelica D
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Chilled out vibe on the corner of town. I had an omelette with delicious crispy bacon and the banana pancakes. The sunset is ridiculous! A must see

Thank CNantz305
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a few meals at Makulay whilst staying at High Chaparel (the guesthouse next door). The food was great on each visit, as were the cocktails (there’s also a wine list if preferred). Great views out across the bay from the barefoot lounge. Friendly...More

Thank Anna O'D
Reviewed January 6, 2018

This restaurant is secluded and far from the busy town, the atmosphere is just lovely, the view really beautiful and the staff very nice. They offered a special menu for new year's eve of sophisticated cuisine comprehensive of appetizer, main course, dessert, bread, and a...More

Thank Matteo C
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Food (mid with chilly), place, environment and people there are simply amazing My gf and I we went ther for her birthday. They have prepared a wonderful cake with her name, created a right atmosphere, also clients jointed our table Amazing Thanks!

Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

This place had it all and definitely added to the overall magic of our stay. Wonderful views and amazing food. Staff were attentive but not intrusive and Andrew was brilliant as our host (thank you!) A must for anyone looking for a touch of paradise.

Thank jjbxvii
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Makulay beach front restaurant have their own little set up with shisha sessions and chilled vibes. Laughing and drinking while the sun went down will be a prominent memory we take away from El Nido. It’s situated a two minute walk away from the noise...More

Thank wanderersandwarriors
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I are so thankful we chose Makulay for our stay in El Nido. The location of the Bar and restaurant is the best in all of Town. Having dinner on the terrace overlooking the bay is the perfect place to relax and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barangay Massagana | Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island 5130, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: +63 916 401 9590
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Traditional French Bar & Restaurant located at the end of El Nido beach propose you a classic range of Tapas, a la carte and set menu french dishes. It s the perfect spot to watch the sunset with very nice sitting on our private beach.
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