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Claude's Le Cafe de Ville

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143 Rizal Street | The Oboza Heritage House, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
+63 82 222 4287
10:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It`s a walking distance from the city hall. My boyfriend actually found this place while waiting for me to do my business in the city hall of davao. This is actually in my list for our davao adventure. My bf doesnt really know our itinerary and I was surprised knowing that he was waiting for me in this cafe. Well,... More 

Thank Marz K
Perryville, Arkansas, United States
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had two lamb chops and the pumpkin soup. Food arrived hot. French bread was great and coowner sat down and chatted with me. Lovely one of a kind ambiance in Davao.

Thank Dan G
Manila, Philippines
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very nice old colonial style house. Had a late lunch here, and felt we were beamed into France in the '70s. Good service, solid menu and a very good, French of course, small wine list.

Thank joeyjakarta100
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We came in around 10am, 30 minutes before their opening time, their supervisor was kind enough to let us in as we wanted to check out the place. We ordered a chocolate crepe and mango juice just for a mid-day snacks. There were beautiful watercolor paintings around which were also for sale, they complement well with the ambience. We'll sure... More 

Thank GianJamesMags
Davao City, Philippines
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you're out to impress a date then this is the place to take her. A well-preserved heritage house but the food is pallid. Service is good

Thank Mel305
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Old house ambiance, but was really nice & comfy fine dining. It's just beside the road so it is also easy access. The owner/chef will visit your table and have a talk with you. Nice wine supply too.

Thank Marianit M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is a perfect place to take your wife on a romantic dinner. The food and ambience was excellent. The owner (Claude) even comes to the tables and talks to the guests and gives them a tour of the restaurant when he is available. I would eat here again in the future.

Thank Rastatom
Makati, Philippines
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Tried a medium well steak from Claude's for dinner to wrap up our first day in Davao. I haven't tried this type of steak prep since I always order well done but this one changed my mind. A plate of steak can actually serve 2-3 pax. Claude's cheesecake with 4 types of toppings is memorable. This tops all the best... More 

Thank SengGala
Sanur, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

As an expat Australian living in the Philippines, I have learned to embrace the Filipino culture and their style of cooking. Adobo, lechon, sinigang, paksiw, pancit and kinalaw spring to mind, with loads of rice with every meal. Pork, chicken, beef and fish is almost always heavily overcooked until totally dried out; to my taste that is. Thus, when I... More 

Thank Ian C
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Claude's because of the great reviews. We weren't disappointed. Claude and his daughter were great hosts and Claude came and had a lovely chat with about our visit to the Philippines. The food was delicious. I particularly liked the quality of the mango juice. We had steaks and they were really great. Thank you. 😃

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Rizal Street | The Oboza Heritage House, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Sur Province  >  Davao City
  • Phone Number: +63 82 222 4287
Mediterranean Cuisine.

Claude’s serves the best steaks in town. Their steaks are perfectly cooked to the diner’s specifications with a choice of pepper or mushroom sauce. It can also be served with either mashed potatoes, or the more popular choice, rice.

Other crowd-drawers are their appetizers, salads and soups. Some appetizers which deserve to be mentioned are their salmon pate and shrimp cocktail. The pate is served with lightly toasted sliced French bread while the cocktail is full of fresh shrimp smothered with light dressing and a helping of tomatoes and avocados. Their ceasar’s salad is also easily one of the best I’ve tasted in the city.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?