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Makulay Bar & Restaurant

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₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Seafood, European
Barangay Massagana | Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island 5130, Philippines
+63 916 401 9590
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Barangay Massagana | Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island 5130, Philippines
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The food here never fails to impress, and the setting is perfect for enjoying an amazing meal with an even better view of the sunset. There are loads of great wines available too which makes a change, and we came back for breakfast several times...More

Thank LaurenSECLondon
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Staff here are very polite and is roamed by 3 beautiful (yet very weird) cats. The bar has a very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere and has a fair range of food and cocktails. Check out the sunset here, it's a real gem.

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Placed in a quiet place with a frendly staff Perfect for a capple and the food was very good Try the sashimi and the lamb perfect

Thank Massimo F
Reviewed 7 March 2018

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 28 February 2018 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 8 March 2018

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

Reviewed 25 February 2018 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 25 January 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 9 January 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 6 January 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 28 December 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!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
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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