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Filipino, Cafe, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 17 June 2021 via mobile

Still one of the best restos in Legazpi City. The place is cozy, with air-condition ing but the doors kept open as this is safer in time of the pandemic. Food is same delish food. My fave is still the pork chop in balsamic sauce....However, their choices of side dishes decreased, maybe trying to cut costs coz of the pandemic.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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DidettePF, Owner at Small Talk Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2021

Thank you. Your feedback is a needed jab for Small Talk and the staff in this time of pandemic. Nakaka inspire po. As you correctly observed we have to cut cost, thus the decrease in the choices of side dish. But don't worry potato salad...More

Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

This cafe was a short walk from my hotel. Attentive staff with good service. I had a few meals here and I was happy with the food. Also have a selection of desserts. Prices are probably a little higher but you are provided with a...well run establishment.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

Everytime i have visitors from abroad or from out of town, i always bring them here as the food is delish and best represents the Albayano cuisine. My fave is the Pili Basil Pasta and the Pork chop in balsamic sauce. Service of staff should...be improved however. It took a while for our food to be served as there were a lot of patrons during our visit. Maybe add more staff in the kitchen esp during busy hours.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020 via mobile

Was happy with everything that was being served on the table. With less than 1k you can 4ppl with great appetite full! Would go back again .

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

First time to eat here so we tried their famous bicol express pasta and pili related desserts. The restaurant has a good interior and w/ background music. I'd love to come back here to try their pizza and other dishes.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2019 via mobile

Absolutely positively outstanding quality of food and their prices. Very charming restaurant whose staff and the ambiance make you feel at home. I highly recommend visiting this restaurant when in Legaspi!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2019

We had our dinner here and mind you, we ordered more than enough for two persons but we finished the entire food!! If I could rate this 6 stars I would! I really love the food and staff. If you are looking for authentic Bicolano...dishes, you must try Small Talk. Price is very cheap and service is good. You’ll feel like you’re eating on a fine dining restaurant. 👍🏼More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 28 October 2019

We tried the laing, Bicol express, and the seafood fiesta. All of them were good although not outstanding. For dessert, we had the pili pie. The service was very friendly and polite, but they should change the background music. For the"old Legazpi" setting/ambiance, there should...be more appropriate music to give the diners a better experience.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

The menu was very interesting as it had Laing, Bicol Express, Pinangat Flavors to pizza and pasta. I liked the Bicol Express pasta, just the right hint of spicy and gata to make the dish interesting and flavorful. I also enjoyed the mountainous scoops of...ice cream that came with chilli (molten lava?). Partnering this with their fries made of gabi sealed the deal.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 18 August 2019

Had dinner here. Thoughts? * This was the only place in the Philippines where we actually received decent service, despite spending a month in the country. * It serves 'Bicol' dishes which is what we ordered. * Although the food wasn't the tastiest I did...appreciate the authenticity. * Value was reasonable. * Nice setting A decent option overall.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Yes, Small Talk Cafe offers takeout services.

Small Talk Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4