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Joven's Grill

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cnr Pres Osmena Blvd & Jasmine St, Philippines
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Davao City, Philippines
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We came here for a big lunch. Thanks cause it's satisfied our cravings for Crab... They don't really have a lot of choices but the lechon & crabs is worth it. It is an affordable resto for a buffet meal. Burp!

2 Thank realsheenamae
Cebu City, Philippines
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The food was a bit "from yesterday". Seafood aren't fresh. The grilled pork was all fat, no pork meat at all. I was with my pregnant wife and we don't have any reservation yet we asked for a table inside cause it was raining but they didn't gave us any consideration knowing that I have a pregnant woman with me.... More 

Thank Renz D
Cebu City, Philippines
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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

My Family went to Park Mall for the supermarket and at this mall was this Filipino Joven;s grill and seafood. Cheap, clean, good buffet and all the fresh cooked crab you can eat. Peso 350 $7, Good value.

1 Thank Erik H
Cebu City, Philippines
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This eat-all-you-can restaurant has been in the business for several years now and has constantly coped up with the influx of newer restaurants. It offers a decent number of dishes, although some are just so-so, but you get your money's worth. Before, a glass of iced tea or soda is already included in your fee, but now you pay a... More 

4 Thank Anne D
Cebu City, Philippines
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248 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We enjoy our buffet lunch at this branch in IT Park. Lunch buffet cost only 300 pesos. Fortunately, we are able to availed of buy 1 take 1 promo for the first 14 reservation. Promo is not available for dinner. For the amount you pay, there are lots of food choices and dessert - it worth it.

1 Thank nathzniel
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I could have forgiven them for the dry dumplings, "gummy-like" lechon kawali and a couple of dishes that seem like leftovers because there are a couple of good food too, but the service was really bad. I think the management should really train its people for it's the service that holds a bigger weight as to if the customers are... More 

1 Thank Kai-and-Pat
Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

If you care about looks, then this restaurant would not rate well. My visitor even asked me if the place was that old already. They have several food stations and the food has good value for a cheap buffet lunch. I liked the Lechon Kawali, the Chorizo, and the fried Camote.

Thank RainmakerCal
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Worst service I ever received from a restaurant. We booked an early reservation to celebrate a birthday dinner of a family member. We are a group of 20 pax. We were told to arrive early as guests who arrive beyond 5:30pm will be off the reservation list. We arrived at 4-4:30pm, with tables still drenched from the downpour (it was... More 

Thank cdsnadal
Oxford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

the food was very tired looking, salads left out in the warm, hot food looked dry & poorly presented. it just looked like leftovers

2 Thank FRANKO46
Alberta, Canada
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Average average average ... not bad not good nothing to write home about but service is good, and as usual staff is friendly and easy to please. Hope it improves...for a return trip in a few years?

Thank danerobb

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Restaurant Details

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Philippine, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: cnr Pres Osmena Blvd & Jasmine St, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island

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