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Kalui Restaurant

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369 Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
+63 48 433 2580
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came for lunch without a reservation on a friday. We expected a long queue but luckily we were there a little early (11:20 am). To get seated at the couch or at the other well decorated areas you need a reservation so we were seated at the corner which wasn't too bad at all. The overall ambience of the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is so nice and the food is very good! Nothing about the ambiance and the food is authentic filipino as it clearly attracts tourists. It is nevertheless a very nice place to eat. I would definitely recommend this place!

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1 Thank Lauravs91
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I made a reservation on my last night in Puerto Princesa to cap off my first solo adventure. As a solo traveler, I ordered the plated meal just to be practical with the price and serving size. Food was tasty and I like the cleanliness of the place. Great ambience because it reminds me of a native home plus friendly... More 

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1 Thank dbuttrfly
Angeles City, Philippines
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though reservation is really a must on this restaurant we were lucky enough to get to have a seat even through the wave of people coming without any. We dined on dinner and lunch time and it will indeed be packed, come by early so they can accommodate you first among other walk ins. Their seafood is really great! We... More 

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1 Thank Wilson M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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98 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are lucky to get a table as walked in guests, as there are always full with reservations guestlists for dinner. This place is beautifully decorated with local paintings and arts. Food is delicious we tried the fish steak, tempura, prawns , sisig and the sashimi. Fresh and delicious at very reasonable price. Dont forget to drink the fresh coconut... More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place of so many reasons. A Philippine native look, made of wood & bamboo. At the back there are some handicrafts & artworks displayed on the wall. Once you enter this restaurant staff will assist you to put your shoes in your own group cabinets, go in barefooted then guide you to your table. As you go... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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67 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I went to Kalui was so many years ago and I don't remember making a reservation. However, many years have passed and they are now one of the most popular restaurants to go to. My friend and I almost didn't make it since we didn't have reservations, thankfully, there was a couple who didn't want to eat... More 

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1 Thank Ayee B
Metro Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

very very good ambiance. very filipino. very traditional. You need to remove slippers upon entry to enjoy the homey feeling. We ordered the set meal - big enough for 2. very satisfied and tasty dinner. Cost is also very affordable. Our tricycle driver dropped us of at Kalui's at around 7pm, he told us that we need to wait, i... More 

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Lower Mainland, BC
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170 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told this was the best restaurant in Puerto Princessa so we had to try. Our hotel phoned to book a reservation for us but when we appeared, they claimed not to have received our booking. Happily they gave us a table almost immediately. The seafood was so fresh. Servers are very efficient and are trained to deal efficiently... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large group was really hard to manage but the restaurant had a set meal good for 3-4 persons that we just got 8 sets to feed the hungry travelers. The presentation of the food was also so unique that we enjoyed our dinner there. Tourists visit this restaurant because of its uniqueness. We had to remove our foot wear... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Filipino, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Puerto Princesa
  • Phone Number: +63 48 433 2580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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