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Kawayan Kitchen at Jest Camp

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Upper Mau | Cubi-Triboa, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Luzon 2200, Philippines
+63 47 252 1489
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25 reviews
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Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Ambiance could have been better the food we ordered are Sinampalukang manok Inihaw na liempo Halabos na sugpo Inihaw na bangus Bamboo rice The taste was average :)

Thank John Carlo F
Caloocan, Philippines
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though we took long hours in waiting for a vacant tables, the staff was apologetic and did what they can do. May be also at that time it was a peak of having a large number of guests. We enjoyed the food as it was the first time we experience eating food cooked in kawayan. I specially like the rice... More 

Thank leahgraceenjambre
Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and i went to Subic two weeks ago for a summer vacay and we thought of eating here Before going back to manila and we were glad we did. The staff were nice and friendly and the food were served in a timely manner. we particularly loved sinigang na hipon which was actually cooked inside the kawayan, pancit... More 

Thank Nelson T
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are looking for "not so exotic" but a "native" feel then this is a good place to go. for starters kawayan kitchen is just a stone's throw away from treetop adventure and jest camp. service is about 3 out of 5 but the food is above average

Thank pLip1982
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a good place for family bonding and retreats. The food they serve is good, I'm for the first timers that they will come back after they've tried eating at this food place

Thank Seo Ji M
Calamba, Laguna, Philippines
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

There were a lot of people in this simple Canteen style place the Saturday we went there, arrive around 1:30pm and were told they stopped orders and will resume accepting orders after an hour, so we waited until 2:30pm to have them get our orders and waited until 3pm to eat. By the time we ate, they were sold out... More 

1 Thank Raia P
Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The concept of the restaurant coincides with the concept of Jest Camp.We loved that the food was cooked in the Bamboo from the rice,sinigang,&sinampalokan.It tasted good and delicious👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻 The service is also good even if they had only one service crew she was very attentive. Must try the Sinampalokang manok&pakbet👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Chinky P
Metro Manila, Philippines
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I really liked their food! They have really cool ways of cooking them in bamboo too! We enjoyed their liempo, bamboo rice, sinigang, and pancit!

Thank Cheska_Chua
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the bird tour and show. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Souvenirs are reasonably priced.

Thank Luis C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We tried their sinigang na baboy and sinampalukang manok which were cooked in a bamboo stem or known as "kawayan". Of course their rice were also cooked inside a kawayan. Food: it was excellent! Real sampaloc was used in cooking the sinigang. Rice is also great! Place: not that much... Dont expect too much since this place's motif is more... More 

1 Thank xhagz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Philippine, Asian
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Mau | Cubi-Triboa, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Luzon 2200, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Central Luzon Region  >  Subic Bay Freeport Zone
  • Phone Number: +63 47 252 1489
The ORIGINAL Luto sa Kawayan is the only restaurant in the Philippines that cooks from freshly harvested bamboo stalks. You can't leave Subic without eating at Kawayan Kitchen!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?