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Johnny Moon Cafe Restaurant

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La Tabacalera Ilocano Lifestyle Center, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a very tiring stroll around the city and this place is such a good place for relaxation. The cafe is serene and peaceful a good place to talk with your significant one.The food is more than average., But what makes this cafe stands among the other cafe is the service of approachable and happy looking... More 

Thank ChesterPrado
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After researching and checking restaurants in Laoag, with positive and negative reviews our family decided to visit Johnny Moon Cafe. We ordered Empanada and their meal for 2 which consists of pasta and chicken cordon bleu plus a panacotta. We enjoyed and love the food just want we are looking for after 9-10 hours trip. The ambiance and interior of... More 

Thank Mary D
Manila, Philippines
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

One of the more upscale establishments downtown, and a good stop for lunch if you're coming from the museums and historical landmarks near the town plaza. The menu is extensive. Staff recommended the paella, which came with a lot of bagnet and longganisa bits. While it isn't my best meal there it was tasty and very filling, as they use... More 

Thank jess_jacutan
Manila, Philippines
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40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This was a fun dining experience, because on top of the good food that they served they also had us wear stick on mustaches and top hats and took a photo of us channeling the "Juan Luna" vibe. Service was good too. We ordered several dishes, but the miki was my favorite - and I think it says something about... More 

Thank geekyobserver
Metro Manila, Philippines
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017

We were huge fans of Johnny Moon Cafe and was disappointed when it was closed for a few months. Now that it's open again, we can't help but compare it to how it was before. Food quality isn't that good anymore (with the exception of the Johnny Moon Pasta). Service was quite confusing as they served as a dish we... More 

Thank jdlumain
Pasig, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Johnny Moon was closed for about 2 months for renovations, and we used to frequent the "old" establishment when we had business trips here. Service driver told us the place was open under new management, so we decided to pay a visit. Interiors haven't changed much except for addition of cheap tables and chairs (far cry from old Art Deco... More 

Thank ejmariano619
Valenzuela, Philippines
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I visited this place last summer as part of my #SoloBirthdayTravel. Every time I search for a must visit place in Laoag, this place is always part of the search results. It was a very warm afternoon when I arrived Laoag. I took a tricycle from the bus terminal and the tricycle driver is not familiar with this place. Good... More 

Thank looklikecris
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

Laoag is filled with wonderful old stuff and ilokano cuisine proves to be the perfect companion to complete the nostalgic trip in the capital. However, stepping inside Johnny Moon, (or Juan Luna) you'll feel the hip and inventive vibe that the youth of Laoag has to offer. Its a good breather because the place is colorful and cheery. The food... More 

Thank Jam A
Manila, Philippines
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This small cafe is a good pit stop after visiting Museo Iloko next door. It was warm, though. Menu is Ilokano food with a little fusion thrown in. If you're tired of the usual empanada, they have ones stuffed with bagnet or dinadaraan. I ordered the bagnet-stuffed one and it arrived crisp with generous fillings. Enough for an afternoon tummy... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016

And it was ok, service was warm and food is not bad. Can't really comment on their main dishes since wasn't at the right time to order them. Price was ok too.

Thank Win D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Filipino, Cafe, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Tabacalera Ilocano Lifestyle Center, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Ilocos Region  >  Ilocos Norte Province  >  Laoag

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?