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El Cocinero by Chef Arnaldo

164 J.P. Laurel St | Infront of Roxaco Landing Townhomes, Nasugbu, Luzon 4231, Philippines
+63 915 414 7359
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Spanish, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
164 J.P. Laurel St | Infront of Roxaco Landing Townhomes, Nasugbu, Luzon 4231, Philippines
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is cozy. I like the design of the restaurant. Custom​ made furnitures (wood) which brings out the relaxing dinning experience. Large wood flooring, Dinning ceiling lamps are also custom made (Palo China) simple but eye catching. Food is good. Initially served with 3...More

Thank roland B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered were delicious. I specifically loved their homemade dips especially their balsalmic dip for their complimentary bread. My kids enjoyed the chicken with their own mushroom dip. The paella was a bit oily but it tasted delectable. The waiters are also knowledgeable of...More

Thank wandermomcc
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The place is just near to our hotel, around 2 mins drive. The service was so nice, the bread is soft and so good. Highly recommend!

Thank Tranghuyen
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were staying at Canyon Cove and decided to go out if the resort to eat brunch. We asked the front desk for suggestions and a random lady (bless her) suggested that El Cocinero was the best restaurant to go to. We...More

2  Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We passed by El Cocinero twice looking for a supermarket. With my wife being Peruvian we speak Spanish all the time and the name of the restaurant appealed to my wife. We stopped for lunch and it was amazing to say the least. Chef Arnaldo...More

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Food was great, they had Spanish and some Italian food (pizza and pasta). We had the paella (30 minute wait) and the pizza, both were very authentic and excellent. Servings were for 3-4 people. Service was also excellent, the servers are attentive.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

A fine dining place when you're in Nasugbu.. Paella is a must try and their home made pizzas, and the other entries are all delicious. In case you're traveling with a "balikbayan" this place will suite your palate. Quite pricey though if you're on a...More

Thank Lany R
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Food and service is very good. We orders Paella Negra and Paella Valeriana and we are really happy. Price is very reasonable.

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Quite a small place but the quality of food they offer are extremely delicious. Talking about paella food which my husband and I destroyed! I think there were lim ted restaurants that has good reviews and definitely this place lives up to it. Not to...More

1  Thank 781smilea
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is a hidden gem in the Nasugbu area. My family and I belatedly found this place online when we got tired of the meals in Canyon Cove. So we took a brief tricycle ride (PhP150) from the hotel to El Cocinero. The staff are...More

1  Thank ProfRUM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 J.P. Laurel St | Infront of Roxaco Landing Townhomes, Nasugbu, Luzon 4231, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Calabarzon Region  >  Batangas Province  >  Nasugbu
  • Phone Number: +63 915 414 7359
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