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Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
4360000
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Pasig, Philippines
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went there, ordered our meals, and waited a while. The waiting was expected. But when my husband's food and our additional orders came without my order, we asked how long it will take. We followed up my order with 4 different people, who all said it was already being prepared. My husband was already done eating,... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

I ordered their shawarma rice for only 109php. Nothing spectacular but I think that for the price it was more than the usual volume of food with bottomless iced tea. Other persian restos in Maginhawa could easily double the price on what I ordered. Their branch in Xavierville is quite large and with many tables.

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Thank ed w
Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Persian cuisine the way we enjoy it. Ababu could not have re-opened at a better time. You have to go there to experience it. Bring an empty stomach, and an excuse not to return to school or office after your meal.

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Thank Albert A
Cagayan de Oro City
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Ababu offers cheap meals that are filling and tasty. I specially like the Keema Rice Meal and Shawarma Rice Meal. The Quezon City branch is a casual, hole-in-the-wall place. But it's very relaxing. The Taft and Cagayan de Oro branches are air-conditioned and very clean, though.

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Thank NoelleJK
Quezon City, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

This is the last time I am eating here. Last week, my friend and I dropped by at the Katipunan place and ordered a kebab meal for a late supper. The kebab was ok. It was grilled to order. But the rice came in clumps, and it was dead cold. The chili sauce was watery and tasteless. And, the corn... More 

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Thank Larry O
Manila, Philippines
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124 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

Let us not talk about the ambience, but more of the food. I haard that they know have a branch at Boracay.. anyway.. Food is cheap and you will never feel shortchanged with the meal that you are getting. I am always overwhelmed at the rice serving ! The rice which is fried in margarine, along with a hefty servng... More 

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Thank chachalikestotravel
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2011

It will always be the best cheap-a*s shawarma for me! Everything is cheap and great! This is a popular dinner to post hangover neighborhood watering hole, but service is fast. This is a very casual, no frills restaurant. You can go here in your pajamas and no one will care. It could be cramped and hot, but it's all part... More 

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Boston, Ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2011

I have eaten both at the location in Quezon City and Boracay several times throughout late 2010. This places is great! The food is very good, and the prices are hard to beat. They have several different meals for around 100 pesos with bottomless iced tea, all very delicious! I highly recommend the chicken kebab meal! This place is not... More 

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Quezon city
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2010

good food, although some of their dish is oily. good value and in abetter location than before..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2008

quick fix if you're craving for cheap persian food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Philippine, Asian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Quezon City
  • Phone Number: 4360000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?