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European, Asian
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped by davao for a business trip and one of our friends suggested to dine here. We went there for dinner, it was great The food quality/choices was super 👌 Very good service and well trained staff Well recommended check it out. And also...try their Lamb chops.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed yesterday

Customer service was excellent. Food was well prepared, there were plenty of choices, the crepe topped with vanilla ice cream was superb. Thank you to the Service staffs. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed yesterday

The food is very delicious 😍, worth the price. The staff are very approachable, very attentive and helpful too. We’ll definitely com back

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My second Day in Davao was actually real goooooood. As i visited this place i feel being at home. They will offer you not just a good service but a good food too. Servers are friendly and nice. Its an old place you must visit.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Main courses were not too bad, but no bar service so no cocktails. Ordered mussels for starters and they were small, shriveled and drenched in garlic and oyster sauce. Pricey. This resto has survived while some of its neighbors have shut down.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed May 8, 2022 via mobile

Been coming back with friends or solo for their steak to which I find good and acceptable price. I love the steak with mushroom sauce and the one soaked with red wine. The ambiance is good and the staff are also friendly.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

Good honest Dutch inspired food Restaurant part of a complex Prices very reasonable Staff very friendly and obliging Helping to get a taxi lending an umbrella Well worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

a bit difficult to find but good instructions on Trip Advisor Excellent meal with nice chat will the owner The staff were great

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

We went there on a Friday under a reservation. It's cozy since it's in the back portion of a compound. The owner would visit his guest/s in every table and engaged them in small talks. The staff were accommodating too. Starters are served since it...takes a while for the main courses to be served. Food there taste great most esp the seafood pasta and the apple strudel. Prices are highly affordable as well.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Hennys_11, Owner at De Bonte Koe European Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

Thank you so much for your positive review Leah. it was a pleasure to have you. Unfortunately, I turned over the restaurant to a new Pilipino owner since Mid. January 2020 , fresh wind, something different. I defiantly will miss my customers and friends whom...More

Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

Not what l expected down a lane behind a building. Looks like an expat drinking establishment more than a restaurant. I tried the special being cod and it was pretty much frozen to the pan. It was really “just” edible with packet straw chips on...the side. Chef is obviously just going through the motion out the back. I was the only one in the restaurant eating and while it’s looks nice I perhaps picked the wrong meal. Still, you can normally judge the live in the food and there want any in this meal.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2019

Incredible, the Schnitzel and Cordon Bleu is better than in Austria! Amazing cooking, just delicious. This compensates entirely for the small breakfast portions of Ph. I want to go back there! Chef is from Netherlands.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Hennys_11, Owner at De Bonte Koe European Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

Thank you so much for your positive review Tom. it was a pleasure to have you. Unfortunately, I turned over the restaurant to a new Pilipino owner since Mid. January 2020 , fresh wind, something different. I defiantly will miss my customers and friends whom...More

Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

Oh my gosh.... just the best!!! We ordered so much food here and all of it was amazing!! So we had a long time in between the appetiser and the main course but it was well worth the wait! We had the chorizo sausage, the...Greek salad, the olives and the pate and the European salad. I loved all of them. I did find the dressing a little too sweet for my personal liking, on the salad, but everything was just delicious. And then we had pasta with meat balls, the ostrich steak, the meat stew, seafood paella and vegetable paella. Oh my, the vegetable paella was the best I have ever had... loved it! The ostrich steak was my first and it was amazing, the beef stew was another favourite. The meal here was incredible!! The service was fantastic and the overall atmosphere here was just very homey.... I loved it! I would go back in a heartbeat! I would highly recommend this spot!!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Hennys_11, Owner at De Bonte Koe European Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

Thank you so much for your great appreciation . it was our pleasure to serve you. Unfortunately, I turned over the restaurant to a new Pilipino owner since Mid. January 2020 , fresh wind, something different. I defiantly will miss my customers and friends whom...More

Reviewed October 9, 2019

I ordered the pepper steak. When I spoke with the owner he explained the meat is Australian, which figures as it was excellent. I hadn't expected it to be so good at this price. The peppers were really nice. The fries were a let down....They were the kind of thing you get in a fast food place. The owner said there another kind, like Belgian fries, which I will try next time. Things like potato wedges, the vegetables with meals, will knock this restaurant up another notch.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

I went there last year for my birthday and repeated the visit 3 weeks ago for my birthday again, I had a superb meal as usual, I've been there regularly ever since and in my humble opinion it is definitely the best restaurant in Davao....The steaks are great, my wife loves the salads and the salmon, the staff are excellent especially Cherry in the kitchen who served me a fantastic steak today, I haven't got anything to complain about. You get excellent service, superb food at very affordable prices.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

I have eaten many times at De Bonte Koe, the “European” restaurant in Davao whenever I visit friends in the city. It has been operating for almost 20 years which I think is testament to it enduring quality and longevity in Davo. I’ve always visited...the resto and enjoyed its comfortable ambience, the quality of its wide-ranging menu selections—especially the excellent steaks—and the quiet efficiency of the service, and this last visit was no exception. What was different about this visit was the opportunity to sample a new menu item added just recently; Magret de Canard, or, to use the more familiar English expression, duck breast. I’ve enjoyed this dish in many restaurants throughout the world (eg Prague) and this is, without doubt, one of the best presentations of this classic dish that I’ve ever had the pleasure of eating. The resto serves an entire breast of duck, thinly sliced and slightly pink as is traditional. The sauce is a wonderful blend of a reduction of slightly sweet strawberries, bourbon and other somewhat tangy flavors that I could not quite identify. Suffice it to say that the slightly sweet, tangy taste of the sauce, combined with the somewhat rich, heavy and distinctive flavor of the duck was simply wonderful. As if that weren’t enough, the duck breast was accompanied by a gorgeous Portuguese salad of cold, cubed beets, feta cheese and fresh tomatoes topped with a homemade dressing that was delicious. Pan-fried potatoes, again perfectly prepared, were also one the plate. This was one of the tastiest, most creative dishes I’ve ever eaten in the Philippines (where a lot of the local food for me is tasteless and fatty) and I’m looking forward to eating it again as soon as I return to Davo. Well done everyone!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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De Bonte Koe European Bar and Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5