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Talipanan Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
+63 916 417 5125
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a nice place to eat! We didn't see the presumed Italian owner, but the pizza and grilled vegetables were definitely Italianstyle! We thought the pizza's were expensive when we saw the menu, but noticed in time that they are huge: one pizza feeds two people. Not very easy to find as there are also a couple of other "Italian"... More 

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Thank thomflash
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Lucas from a recommendation, lovely location. From the minute we arrived the waitress was cold and rude, ordered a bottle of water and when I asked for a glass and ice the waitress didn't say anything, rolled her eyes and huffed. Didn't feel welcomed chose to eat in the restaurant opposite.

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Thank Leanne J
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like genuine NY pizza like it's served in Manhattan you'll like Luca. Best pizza I've had in the PI. Also has excellent Italian wines, very reasonable, Italian Espresso and Cappuccinos no.

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Thank Lutz H
Bochum, Germany
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36 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a perfect location in a little bay. The pizza is good and quite large.But 400pes are not cheap. The staff is unfriendly and not interested in their guests at all.No smile,no hello , no good bye.

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Thank C K
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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1,227 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great vibe at this place on Talipanan beach. A lot more peaceful and relaxing away from the commercialised white beach. The meals themselves are ok and good value. But the view is unbelievable

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Thank JohnG3121
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The best eating option we've found near Talipanan. Great pizzas and pastas. A little more expensive than others nearby, but excellent food and they can handle a crowd better than most.

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Thank Steve Q
Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Overal a very disspointing experience; a pizza consisting 25? grams of ham; Spaghetti carbonara, obvious no eggs used, blend as hell...just cream in there and, well let's give them the benefit of the doubt, 15 grams of bacon in there? No wine per glass available, nice... Restaurant packed with approx. 15 Philippino Staff, doing anything except taking care of their... More 

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Thank cees Sh b
Herzlia, Israel
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295 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Hugh tasty pizzas and italian food.roasted chicken wasn't great but the potato was o.k.the view sitting on the balcony is breath taking and windy in a hot day.nice staff.

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Thank Zippi_11
Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

First time I visited, about 5 years ago, I was blown away. Loved the food, especially the pizzas! I was back two days ago with a group of friends, and expect for the view, it was a waste of money. The quality of food wasn't even close to before. The service was painfully slow, people got tired of waiting and... More 

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Thank Jarmo K
Makati
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Trust me. If you want to spend good time in Puerto Galera, you should not visit here. Our hotel suggested to visit this restaurant since they said it's famous. but... The staff there are very slow to serve, not kindly... And the taste is awful! I never believe the owner of this restaurant is Italian. Jolibee's pasta is much better... More 

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Thank taka83Makati

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talipanan Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindoro  >  Oriental Mindoro Province  >  Puerto Galera
  • Phone Number: +63 916 417 5125

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?