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“Good food, off the beaten path.”
Review of Mama's Fish House

Mama's Fish House
Ranked #15 of 324 Restaurants in Boracay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Filipino
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Reviewed 31 July 2021 via mobile

This is an off-the-beaten path place. Diniwid beach. Mama's Fish House Is the inhouse restaurant of Microtel Inn and to say that it has a 'humble' vibe is an understatement. Very humble. No grand lobby. No cemented drop off area. The way to the place by car or tricyle means passing through residential area. We took the e-jeep bec we had lazy kids who didnt wanna walk. I dont even know if in monsoon, walking from station 1 to Diniwid beach is possible.

But we did not come for the place, the ambience, nor the view. Maybe if there was sunset, it would be extra. But the rain clouds stayed throughout the day and night.

We came for the food and the food did not disappoint.
Chili Fried Calamares - the best i have ever tasted
Paella - torn between seafood and chicken. Both great.
We had crabs off the menu, preordered. Crabs were fresh, fat and tasty!
We visited during the monsoon season and the rain was nonstop.
We brought our own bottle of red, enjoyed food, while the winds howled and the rain poured. We were the only diners. Twas a good dinner, indeed.

Date of visit: July 2021
3  Thank khayeb
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Reviewed 17 July 2021 via mobile

I loved their chili pepper calamares, tuna seaweed roll and grilled yellow fin tuna steak. Great ambiance and location to work remotely. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: June 2021
Thank Faye F
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Reviewed 13 July 2021 via mobile

Everytime im in Boracay i have to eat here. On our first day, we had seafood paella (you have to pre order) and grilled mahi mahi. I just love the side salad that comes with it. The next time we watched the sunset there with piña colada and mango Margarita with tuna roll and calamares. For dinner we had pasta marinara, burger (best in the island) and Bagnet with rice. They are all my favorites. Another we had Fish and chips and grilled squid, of course they were yummy!

Date of visit: June 2021
Thank Miley02
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Reviewed 3 April 2021

That was a #triumph! The #food was #excellent as always. We ordered:

• Red Roasted Mahi Mahi
• Bagnet Crispy Pork Belly
• Lemon Pepper Mahi Mahi
• Chili Mango Margarita

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• Cheese Balls
• Chili Pepper Calamares

The mahi mahi was terrific; my partner, who doesn't like to eat fish, loved it. And that crispy bagnet was so sumptuous.

The service was superb; Mariel and Mely set up our tables on the beach and were very attentive to our needs.

And best of all, the owner, Tita Cory Batchelor, was so gracious; she made us feel at home on the island.

If ever you're in Boracay, Mama's Fish House is a must-try!

PS. I wish Microtel would lower their price during the pandemic and offer cheaper long-term rates. We'd love to stay given its proximity to one of the best restaurants in Boracay.

Date of visit: April 2021
1  Thank Ruben Nikeo R
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Reviewed 20 March 2021

So far the best and delicious food and portioning is quite big that we didn't even managed to try the Mango float (haha) for dessert. We ordered Chili squid and tuna seaweed roll for appetizer and then Mahi mahi steak and Mahi mahi in lemon pepper, it was just mouth watering and the fish are fresh and was cooked gracefully! Not to mention Ms. Mama (She allowed us to call her Ms. Mama) all of that was recommended by her and I would say she is so beyond accommodating and super nice. Oops! we are also lucky enough to witness a performance that night for a birthday party. Everything was just at the right time. Thank you for having us that night.

Date of visit: March 2021
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