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Bona's Chaolong

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Manalo Extension, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 48 434 8420
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef stew” (18 reviews)
“noodles” (36 reviews)
“pho” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese
Manalo Extension, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has around 20-25 tables which can sit around 4-6 persons. The food was not bad, also not impressive but the value for money was great. I tried the beef stew with noodles and french bread with longganisa. I recommend their french breads because...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Hubby and I dropped by, but after he see the oily soup on other customers tables, we decided to forego the soup but get 6 pcs of baguettes to take home. Our flight was in 4 hours, so we were excited to make bahmi at...More

Thank Loislim
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

I've been recommended to this place by my fellow travelers for Chaolong fix. Well, it's affordable, service is average, the Chaolong is hearty but the umami is a little bit overpowering but nice to the tongue. The French bread pairs very well. So I'm always...More

Thank Zirus G
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I enjoyed the food! Happy stomach, happy heart. Authentic eats. They also serve very appetizing french breads.

Thank Marian A
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Wanted to check out this place and see if they serve a good Vietnamese noodle soup. Beef stew and noodle soup was very watery and seasoned with MSG, it just shows that Flavour enhancers are used to make that soup some sort of tasty. It's...More

Thank _feistychef
Reviewed February 22, 2018

WE dropped by this place as recommended by our tour guide and ordered the beef stew with noodles and some french bread. The noodle soup was very oily and had about 3 pieces of small beef cubes in it. The taste was good but I...More

Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
Reviewed January 27, 2018

I had to seek Bona's before heading to the airport. I didn't expect it to be like a small carinderia but the food was superb. If you had grown tired with all the meat that's been served at the hotel, Bona's won't disappoint you. The...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Bonas Chaolong is a Vietnamese delicacies. This menu is a perfect place to eat especially the weather is cold. Aside in this place. There a Vietnamese Village in part of Puerto Princessa Palawan.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

It’s hard to beat a sandwhich for less than a dollar on good French bread!!! The beef stew was decent too. Nice and efficient staff as well

Thank Jerry T
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

I love Bona's. Great soup. Pork Buto Buto SBS is my favorite. 75 pesos... Add a piece of French bread. Always satisfied.

Thank RobM68
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Diego B
15 January 2017|
Response from romeoni1026 | Reviewed this property |
Good day, you may ask or request from the servers your preference, they would love to accommodate your choice.
20 February 2016|
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Response from Stacy M | Reviewed this property |
No. Filipinos are not gluten-sensitive so this is not something they would take note of. also, it's a cheap-eat thus no special food preparation is made :)
16 June 2015|
Response from Kristelle R |
Yes :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manalo Extension, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Puerto Princesa
  • Phone Number: +63 48 434 8420
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