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Big Mao Chinese Bistro

Level 2nd The Terraces | Ayala Center, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
1 Oct 2017
“Nice food but slow kitchen service”
26 Aug 2017
“Terrible service!”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Level 2nd The Terraces | Ayala Center, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a late breakfast. The lomi I had was very tasty. Unfortunately after waiting well over half an hour for the siew mai I cancelled that part of the order. The kitchen service was terribly slow however the service of the table staff...More

Thank myPhilDom
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I dined here at about closing time before going home. Just after they served the food, they were cleaning and literally sweeping in front of me while eating.

Thank wh3ndee
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The place is always full. The food is not that great but somehow lots of people liked the food choices. Any time of the day, this place is packed with diners. Their Halo-Halo is a big WOW !!!

Thank Philip07621
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Good food and friendly service make this a good place to have a lunch break while shopping in the Ayala Centre.

Thank Ludgardo Z
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I love tofu! Big Mao serves the best tofu I've ever tasted. crisp on the outside, creamy soft on the inside! They offer a wide selection of chinese food. The ambiance is fine and the service is good and fast. The personnel are very friendly...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Big Mao is one of my favorite Chinese restaurants in Cebu. For appetizer try their jelly fish and century egg, soup-black sea moss soup, rice -fookien fried rice, Minmin's prawn roulade. Service is fast and food is served at least 15 mins. Most of all,...More

Thank Christelle P
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Food comes in big portion. An order of fried rice can be shared by at least 2 adults. Free refills for iced tea and lemonade.

Thank 739shingc
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The food was average for Chinese. But with so many choices in Ayala it's pot luck what you choose the service was good our food arrived after about 15 minutes of ordering and the price was reasonable

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Wanting to try something a little different for our anniversary, my fiancee and I opted for Big Mao. I ordered the Beef Steak Chinese Style and a small Yang Chow Fried Rice while my fiancee ordered Beer Battered Prawns. We also ordered the Dimsum Sampler....More

Thank Divelucaya
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Ordered 3 dishes for dinner (veggie, meat, fried rice). The kangkong showed up in 5 minutes, the salt & pepper pork in 15 minutes and the fried rice showed up 40 minutes after I ordered it! Poor poor service! The veggie dish was fine, the...More

Thank Phillip Y
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Level 2nd The Terraces | Ayala Center, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
  • Phone Number: 417-1334
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