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Big Joe's Restaurant

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General Luna Street, Dipolog, Mindanao, Philippines
09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great food. Great ambiance. Good internet connection. Yet some crews don't have initiative in serving customers

Thank Andrew L
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

You'll get the best food in this restaurant. While waiting, you'll get a papermat which you can answer and read while waiting your order. I ordered baby back ribs, longganisa dipolog, Americano coffee, and a hamburger for takeout, and I can say that my money was spent here in this restaurant. Wifi reception is good inside the restaurant. Ambiance is... More 

Thank JMHerald
Dipolog, Philippines
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is all day dining at reasonable prices. You should try to drop by when visiting dipolog. to avoid the lunch crowd, come in at 11am or 1pm.....Everyone eats here from students to professionals. Try their baby back ribs, lomi, bbq and choco lava (with double vanilla ice cream). all their food is good and prices are very reasonable, even... More 

Thank Albert199
Quezon City, Philippines
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132 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

After having big / heavy meal at the hotel. We headed to Big Joe's for some dessert. I am craving for carrot cake for weeks, since I cant find any.... I indulged myself into some Gelato banana split. Their ferrero gelato is so so great... I promise. We also got melon tea and sneakers flavor gelato. The place is cozy... More 

Thank Jeng14
Manitouwadge, Ontario
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62 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

"BEEG JOES", as it is pronounced by the locals, is a popular spot throughout the day. Menu prices range from inexpensive to moderate. Fried chicken is, as it seems to be everywhere in Dipolog, a popular staple. Coffee is freshly brewed, which makes Big Joe's Restaurant a hangout for Western expats and visitors who don't mind paying an additional twenty... More 

Thank MingYangEnglish
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

They serve Filipino, American, and Asian food. They also have a gelato shop, by the way. The resto interior resembles an American diner. The food is great but the downside? The service is sometimes slow or the waiters tend to talk with other waiters,making them unable to notice diners.

Thank reymansy
Dipolog City, Dipolog, Philippines
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This resto has been my favorite since I was assigned here in Dipolog City especially their All-In Burger and Baby Back Ribs. Just be there early coz serving isn't that fast. Maybe due to the high volume of customers.

Thank Markty B
Cebu Island, Philippines
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Every time we travel to Dipolog, it is our tradition to eat in Big Joe's. The food there is great and the prices are not too high either. The only disadvantage may be that the space is a little too small and so it may be more noisy. However, every time I have my meal at Big Joe's I leave... More 

Thank NatLing
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Not your typical native food. If your looking forsomething authentic. Or native food. This is NOT the place. Bj's fried chicken is like maxx's chicken. Its delicious

Thank Allan Ray d
Dipolog, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Free Wifi, affordable place and lovely settings. It is a nice place to visit when you are in Dipolog, Food available are from a variety of Filipino dishes and Spanish style cook.

Thank dagz09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Philippine, Cafe, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Luna Street, Dipolog, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Zamboanga Peninsula  >  Zamboanga del Norte  >  Dipolog

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