Chef Laudico Guevarra's

387 P. Gueverra St. cor. Argonne St., Addition Hills, San Juan, Metro Manila

Chef Laudico Guevarra's
4.0
4.0 Stars

218 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 77
  • 4 stars 84
  • 3 stars 44
  • 2 stars 11
  • 1 star 2
  • 231 Reviews
  • 464 Recommend
  • 218 Reviewers
Category:
Buffet
Business Hours
Reopens: 11:00a - 2:00p
Phone
+6327051811

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p
  • Monday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p
  • Thursday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p
  • Friday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p
  • Saturday
    • 11:00a - 2:00p
    • 5:00p - 6:30p
    • 7:30p - 10:00p

Payment Options

Cash, MasterCard, Visa

More Business Info

Parking:
Parking Lot
Reservations:
Yes
Kids Menu:
Yes
Ambience:
Upscale
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Waiter Service:
Yes
Attire:
Casual
Good for Groups:
Yes

Most Recent Reviews

Gayla b.
5.0 Stars

For Beh's graduation I suggested Guevarra's for something different-- since I'm already a fan of Chef Lau's Pugon. 128517

What I really like about this place is the ambiance itself. It's very neat and calming. Even the place is not that huge compared to other buffet restaurants. The ambiance gives a homie feeling, maybe because it's an old house. 128517

I so love the Sisig in a Basket on the apps area. it was really good! Everything was good. 128513 Will surely celeb my birthday here! 128525

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Markie D.
4.0 Stars
5

We had our lunch here yesterday. The place was hard to find . You need a taxi or own car to get here. Anyy all the food are really good and very delicious. The ambiace was great too.. its feels like your in your grandparents house bcoz of the classy design of the house128076🖒128079 The foods are worth for the price128536

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Piya S.
5.0 Stars

My first time here at Chef Lau Guevarra Restaurant it's a buffet Filipino food. It's an old house at San Juan that turn into a Buffet Restaurant. This is our Christmas Dinner with family.

The food was sooooo fantastic,mouth-watering, soooo tasty, delicious! Worth the price! 128076🏻128077🏻

I will recommend this to my friends and my relatives. This is good for extended family and a big immediate family it's like a home with a buffet Filipino foods!

I shall return to this place! Hehe! 128523128077🏻128079🏻128076🏻

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Rosey D.
4.0 Stars
3

Mother's treat last August before I went back to work offshore. Since my sister has been here a few times so alam na nya kung ano ang masasarap. For a month of being away with no pork, medyo excited ako to try the Bagnet and napa wow ako sa sarap. Angus Beef was also yum yum!

Didn't eat rice as I wanted to try all the foods but was focused in their seafood. Though mga 2 or 3 lang ata ang andun. But overall, I was really full when I left. Nagkaron pa naman ng konting space sa tummy ko for dessert.

I wanna go back here with my family next time since this was only a bonding with my Nanay and sis. Good experience! 128522

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Michelle A.
5.0 Stars
3

I loved it.

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Jade A.
5.0 Stars

Didn't get to take decent pictures bec I was too busy refilling my plate as usual hahaha. The staffs were nice and accomodating. Loved their desserts as well. As for the main dishes, I liked them as well, especially their Angus Beef and Bagnet!

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Tristan G.
2.0 Stars

Dito ka mapapaisip kung pano ba maging chef? Meron palan chef na nag-specialize sa salt. Halos lahat ng kinain ko napaka-alat! Mapapaisip ka din kung may nagccheck pa ba ng quality ng pagkain nila? Siguro pinaglihi sya sa asin. Ayun. Anyway, simulan ko na kilatisin ang mga food sa Guevarra's Salt Buffet.

Angus beef tapa - alam mo yun, parang tinunaw moyung asin tapos binabad mo yung tapa hanggang umalat ng umalat. Akala nila gagawing daing.

Calamares - Maalat. Na. Fried. Pusit.

Lechon Baboy - Alam mo yung tipong alaga mong baboy eh laging luya ang pagkain nya araw araw? Tapos nung dumating na yung araw na iluluto sya, amoy luya, lasang luya yung baboy. Tapos isserve sayo ung lechon, kakainin mo lasang luya talaga. Sana luya na lang sinerve sakin. Same lang naman.

Angus beef - Pwede na. As usual, maalat. Ibabad mo na lang sya sa sauce para mabawasan ang pagka-alat nya.

Rice - di ko alam kung anong tawag nila sa kanin. May kulay pa eh. Kala ko masarap, as usual, maalat. Sana sinangag na lang nila.

Seafood ala pobre - Anak ng teteng, pati ba naman to maalat pa din?

And last but not the least, ang natikman kong masarap na ginawa nila,

Leche flan - Matamis. Haha.

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Jasper T.
4.0 Stars
2

The last time we ate here was 4 years ago, and our experience was really awful, however after recently reading a lot of good reviews, we decided to try it again, and this time it was really excellent. Food was still warm, the meat on the carving station wasn't rancid and service was really great.

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Jonathan Y.
5.0 Stars

It has lechon and bagnet with drinks and all filipino grilled choices. What more can i ask? Best filipino buffet so far. I'll keep coming back but it will just increase my cholesterol content hehe.

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An J.
5.0 Stars
8

I went out to dinner with friends at Gueverra's last March.My friend already book in advanced.We got a table as soon as possible.No waiting time.

It's been my first to eat a Filipino Buffet Restaurant in San Jaun.

I started with my first plate with Filipino appetizers.The next few plates, I got some more appetizers, Lechon, Kare Kare, Kang Kong, Palabok, Rice and Sinigang with Unlimited Iced Teas.The last plate, I got Halo Halo, Filipino desserts, Fruits and Ice cream.

The food were good.The place was good.It's a Filipino Style House.You will not miss it.The service is good.The place is clean.The buffet per person is around or below P1000.It is not expensive as hotel buffet.

I recommend this people who are interested to eat Filipino buffet restaurant.The restaurant is full house.You should book a table in advanced for your lunch or dinner.You need to be little early to get good parking slot here.While waiting for a table, you can have some pictures outside the restaurant.

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Wiljohn M.
5.0 Stars
3

The place to be if you wanna eat bottomless Pinoy food. It has a lot of variety from the salads, appetizers, the main course, desserts and drinks. It also has a carving station and I would say that the angus beef is the bomb especially when eaten with the estofado sauce. Other notables are the dinuguan, lumpiang sariwa, the inihaw na sinampalukang manok and the callos ( you just need to pick the less fatty parts of it though) and the spicy halabos na hipon. The lechon cebu was also good. For dessert a must try is the tablea champorado and the suman.

The place which is an old house is pretty classy and there's lots of parking. You can hang out in the garden while waiting for your turn. Just make sure to make prior reservations because walk ins have to wait for a long time. Also be sure to come on time because they are kinda strict with reservations.

The buffet is reasonably priced at P450, which means you don't have to eat everything to make it sulit. Since it is affordable, you can always come back another time and sample the other treats.

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Evelyn B.
5.0 Stars

My kababata or so -called friend when we were young happened to meet again and ask me to go out for lunch i recommend this resto in short we went to this place to dine infact i love this place and they loved it too because theres a lot of food to choose from like kare-kare , chicken pastel, pancit canton and a lot more. Must try and the price is also affordable.

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Ann Valerie R.
5.0 Stars

It is one awesome experience haha!

I had the greet time enjoying every bite of their food sayang walang chocolate fountain then again they have red velvet mini cupcakes masaya na ako as well as the sweet tasty and bitin leche flan!

One of my favorite dish is their lechon cebu spicy yes but the skin was malutong the way every filipino would like when eating lechen malutong na balat!

The venue is an old house turned into a resto. Love the entire place. They have paintings and plates signed by public figure personnel who ever visited the place is given a plate and signed it. They also have a viranda perfect for couples. I am definitely coming back! Thank God and we went there during lunch time there was room for walking and burning those carbs!

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Michelle B.
3.0 Stars

I guess its the number of food choices that awes you as soon as you see the buffet spread. For balikbayans and visitors who want to try a variety of Filipino dishes, this is a good deal. Food taste was okay, with some dishes better than others. I love the old house ambience that makes you feel like dining at your Lola's.

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Evelyn B.
5.0 Stars

I loved this place because a lot of choices in foods for a buffet they have angus beef, chicken pastel and desserts such as pastries mango ice cream, halo-halo and a lot more the price not bad for php. 450.00 service is good but we only have one problem the table we were sitting keeps on moving the waiter fix it but still the same anyway i love the old spanish style ambience.

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Kara G.
4.0 Stars

Insan April H already covered the detailed review 128518 It was my first time there and I have to say that were it not for the insane heartattack and stroke-inducing traffic, I'd go there again. I wasn't really able to eat a lot even though it was a buffet because I was tired and was just chatting with my other cousin, whom I hadn't seen in 20 years.

The place itself was gorgeous, and yes as evidenced in the photo, we took the requisite picture on the steps with the (almost) whole clan.

The food was ok, nothing special, just the staple Filipino dishes like kare-kare, lechon, sinigang, tinola, etc. I especially liked the dessert selection. Leche flan, macaroons, vanilla cupcake, buko pandan, halo-halo... And lots more.

Good place to have reunions like this but Only if you're willing to brave traffic.

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Cyndy C.
5.0 Stars

Oh my!! I went here for a friends event. I read good reviews on the place but being able to experience the place 1st hand is even better! I enjoy Filipino cuisine, but was kinda "skeptical" since any drastic changes made could really alter the food in a bad way... But definitely not at this place. From their salted egg creamy sauce that goes with everything in my opinion to their "chicken pot pie" Pinoy version, yummy!! I am definitely coming back and recommending this place to anyone visiting the Philippines, that's craving for Filipino food. Weekdays for lunch cost 399 (wow! For all the selections) & 499 for weekends. Dinner is more but nothing too extravagant. I feel this place is more known by "word of mouth" & the owners stick to the homey Filipino hospitality and feel; also price friendly in my opinion for everyone. My taste buds were super impressed!

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April H.
4.0 Stars

Another delicious dinner with the family tonight!128525

My aunt asked me to think about a good Filipino restaurant for a big group of people... I posed the question to a friend, preferrably around the Greenhills area... Without further thought, she said "Guevarra's, di ka mapapahiya!"

I trusted her judgement, though there have been mixed reviews for the place... If there's one thing though: MAKE RESERVATIONS WAAAY AHEAD OF TIME BECAUSE IT GETS PACKED... I don't know if they accept walk-ins, but that place was full on a weeknight! I wouldn't be surprised if they didn't...

I read your very helpful reviews of the place (thank you btw), so I knew that it was an old house converted into a restaurant... But I was still surprised when we got there. The place was huge from the outside! They have a pretty big parking lot for their guests... Yey!128588 Plus, I liked the simple fountain in front of their staircase, right on the manicured lawn...

The place itself was very simple, filled with plates signed by their famous guests... Whitewashed walls with very simple tables & chairs... The old divisions of their rooms remain the same, giving you pseudo-privacy for your group...

The buffet set-up was simple... I appreciated that they didn't have so many choices actually... I usually get overwhelmed in buffets and have a tendency to overeat, as we all do... Not for this restaurant though. They focus on Filipino food; offering soups, salads, pica-pica, noodles, and multiple viands for dinner... I liked that the available choices were well-thought of in terms of the overall menu... They have all kinds of meat and veggies to choose from... I liked their bagnet, tokwa't baboy, and their kare-kare... Of course, there were dishes that I wasn't too hot about, but why focus on that when there was a lot of good food?128522 They also have few dessert options, but I enjoyed the palitaw and macaroon the most... Made my own halo-halo, but I think I did it wrong...128513

I had a great time catching up with my family and I was happy when my foreigner cousin said that he appreciated the buffet set-up so that they were free to pick and choose their food... Yey!128515

The staff were so nice! Very helpful IMO... Their birthday number for their guests was funny! Plus they take great pics of the group!128077 A must nowadays!128155

I enjoyed my experience and I really had fun! Take a pick on the staircase btw!128516

Nice to see you cuz! Kara G 128536128536128536

P.S.
Thanks for the reco guys!128522

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Det Z.
2.0 Stars

i usually think filipino buffets are blah. this was no exception. for the price, i'd rather eat somewhere non-buffet but would taste good. i'd go as far as saying that the laudicos ruined their name on this resto. disappointing does not even describe it enough.

don't even bother trying:
macaroni salad - ugh. gross. i'd rather eat kfc's.
fried chicken adobo - cold and sad. gross actually.
roast beef - spell umay!
sweet chili crabs - not fresh, does not taste good. crabs are payat.
chicken pastel - crust was hard! tastes blah also.

so-so dishes:
callos
fish fillet in buro
angus tapa
baked mac/mac and cheese - looked sad and soupy but it was ok
sinuglaw - this was kinda good but it was cold also!
crispy crablets and calamares - can't go wrong with this. nothing special about them. tastes just like the ones you find in mercato or on the streets.
ice cream - tasted like blue bunny
grilled squid - kinda rubbery already

saving graces:
lechon and bagnet - both were crispy AF! the bagnet's every square inch of skin crackled and bubbled!

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Son M.
5.0 Stars

Best of buffet restaurant i have ever been to. Two-thumbs up.

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