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Pension Ivatan Hometel and Restaurant

Barangay Kayvalugan, Basco, Luzon, Philippines
+63 78 373 0887
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (14 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“lumpia” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Philippine, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Barangay Kayvalugan, Basco, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

We love the food and they even cooked our request. But the wait time is a little long so better be here when you're not starving.

Thank MaryGoRoundTheWorld
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Food was good, better than the other restaurant that we tried, also not too expensive. Tried their fern salad, it was good. Staffs were also friendly and helpful.

Thank Marlyn S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Liked the simple and modern lay out of the restaurant. Waiters were warm and food was served hot and on time. We were advised that it would be best to book a reservation as it may be full at times especially during peak hours. A...More

Thank May M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We tried ordering vegetarian food and they tried their best to accommodate us, which we were happy about. The dining place is large and cool. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

Thank vic10101
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

we were there last april. it was really hot and the restaurant said they do not have coconut crabs which is the most popular food in batanes. other dishes not available too. there were flies and not hygienic. i think they should at least provide...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly servers and delicious Ivatan food! Would definitely go back for dinner next time I am in Basco!

Thank Elliott D
Reviewed 23 June 2017

our mission was to taste as much local food as we could so we had their ivatan platter. it is much cheaper rather than order items from the menu. they had no lobster when we dined so they doubled the coconut crab instead. the staff...More

Thank deanski27
Reviewed 11 June 2017

we tried their famous Ivatan Platter and it was a complete flavor of local food. you must try teir kamote roll (looks like mini turon). inside the roll is mashed sweet potato/kamote with peanut butter.

Thank jennydel0716
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place was suggested by the lodge I stayed and from a blogger. However, I was utterly disappointed. I had ordered the coconut crab as it was highly recommended (PH 150 for a 100g) and the minimum order was 400g. When the dish came, most...More

1  Thank earthbound1974
Reviewed 5 May 2017

i went there for a late lunch and to be honest i thought the restaurant is closed ....but it was not....first of all i have to say the look of the tables and the whole restaurant was not really inviting - everything looks really old...More

1  Thank GD73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barangay Kayvalugan, Basco, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Cagayan Valley Region  >  Province of Batanes  >  Basco
  • Phone Number: +63 78 373 0887
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