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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Super disappointing mango margarita - in a place, where fresh mangoes are everywhere - make a mango margarita with some sweet powdered lemonade? Seriously? When we asked for some lime to freshen it up - they brought us lime syrup (facepalm). The pizza was below...average, even keeping in mind it’s not Italy. There was some sea food on other tables that looked quite nice, though. So maybe just stay away from mango margarita & pizza.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

We had a nice dinner there, they offer quite big portions and it tasted good. They have a big menu and have many western foods. Although they could give some more fries with the food in my opinion.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

We ate here two days and tried different courses. Thai and a French course, all ok but not anything special. The day after we tried pizza and we thought it was a bit tasteless. We ate better pizza in El Nido during the trip. Still...not bad in any way :-)More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

A nice surprise in this busy dirty area. Lovely staff and really excellent pizza. I have to write 100 words minimum? Why tripadvisor?

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 January 2020 via mobile

I'm comming since 2014 to moalboal and every year i must go to pleasure principle for the exelent seafoods you get there. Fish catalan is one of the best meal you can get there

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

Enjoyed one of the most fantastic meals ever in the Philippines and am now on trip 2! They promise you will be delighted and totally sated by their fabulous food - no one goes away hungry. Spot on I must say and enjoyed every morsel....Highly recommend at least one visit and more if possibleMore

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 4 January 2020

We are a group of Filipinos who gave this resto a chance to impress us not only with food but service as well. We got there and it was almost empty. Maybe about 10 tables, there were only 2 tables occupied, ours and the other...is occupied by a mum and son. We waited few minutes, no one came to take our orders. We had to call their attention 4x before they took our orders. The waitress wasn't friendly at all, only took our oders, no small talks like a heads up how long we'll have to wait or even say hi. We asked to serve service water first but it wasn't served til we left. We left that resto without drinking water because we didn't feel like spending more for a crappy and unfriendly environment. Food came for 30mins although the resto wasn't busy at all. Overall experience was terrible. Food is okay and service is 0 out of ten.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

We ordered the seafood platters to share and it was quite good (especially the shrimps). Portions were generous. The fish was just ok and the French fries not good. Overall we ate well and the service was good. The paintings on the wall aren’t kids-friendly...though.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

Would go again, cause one of the best fishes i ever ate. Took the pitcher of sangria, headache like in the olden days... would go back, the food was awesome.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

Love their seafood platter and very interesting arts on the wall! Its located in the center of the moalboal so very easy to find. Good service and big size, good value.

Date of visit: December 2019
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6 July 2016|
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Response from Jim E | Reviewed this property |
None. When you buy a meal at pleasure principal they come with appetizers. This restaurant also serves the largest portions of food in the area. It is terrific value for money. I certainly will be returning there to eat... More
26 June 2016|
Response from vergetalks | Reviewed this property |
You might want to check out the restaurant and their food to verify comments.
12 October 2015|
Response from Steve M | Property representative |
Yes as you enter Panagsama beach resort strip at the begining on the left is a car park outside Eves Kiosk and Nelson dive shop we are about 1/2 minutes walk away.Take care Steve
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Pleasure Principle Restobar

Yes, The Pleasure Principle Restobar offers takeout services.

Yes, The Pleasure Principle Restobar offers delivery services.

The Pleasure Principle Restobar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5