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About Cebu Bar & Bistro

Cebu Bar & Bistro, serves up seasonal American cuisine with classic hits like roasted chicken and the very popular Cebu burger. Chef Carlos Lima mixes up a broad selection of homemade pastas, fresh fish, vegetarian dishes as well as home made desserts!

8801 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11209
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American, Burgers

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 1:00am
Dinner: Friday & Saturday till 2am

Cross Street:
88th Street and 3rd Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 492-5095

Website:
http://www.cebubrooklyn.com/

Entertainment:
Three flat screen TVs in the bar area, DMX satellite music system and wifi connection.

Catering:
Cebu offers on and off premise catering. We have expanded our reach in the culinary scene becoming some of NYC most used caterers.

Parking Details:
We offer valet service 7 days a week from the early evening until late night. We also provide valet service during the early brunch hours on the weekends.

Public Transit:
Take the R train to the 86th Street station in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

Executive Chef:
Chef Carlos-Lima

Private Party Facilities:
Here at Cebu we not only perfect the art of outstanding food and service for a spontaneous night out, we also host unforgettable events for your family and friends. Cebu has two private party rooms which can be suitable for all. We have a private room perfect for smaller occasions of 15-30 guests and also a main private room suitable for larger parties of 34-80 guests. Cebu specializes in providing only the best experience for our customers. When planning your next special event, have Cebu make it unforgettable!

Private Party Contact:
Vincent Bolognese: (718) 492-5095

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Let us host your next specials event, both on or off premise.

Specials

$1 OYSTERS ALL DAY THURSDAY

Fridays from 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Burger & Beer $15 for weekday lunch!

Fridays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

50% Off Select Wines on Tuesday

Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

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Specials

$1 OYSTERS ALL DAY THURSDAY

Fridays from 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Details

Our oysters are offered for $1 all day long. Our oysters come with cocktail sauce & mignonette. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Sep 1, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018 on Fridays from 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM.

Burger & Beer $15 for weekday lunch!

Fridays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Details

Our premium beef burger, crispy fries, onion rings on a Martin's roll with choice of beer, wine or non alcoholic drink. Happy Hour also runs all afternoon till 7pm. Excludes Tax and Tip. Thank you for spending you afternoons with us!. Special valid Sep 1, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018 on Fridays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

50% Off Select Wines on Tuesday

Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Details

50% Off Select Wines on Tuesday. Excludes Tax and Tip. We look forward to seeing you!. Special valid Sep 1, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018 on Tuesdays from 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM.

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Details
Sun 9:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon - Tue 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Wed 4:00PM - 7:30PM

Thu 4:00PM - 7:00PM

Fri 3:00PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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Cebu Bar & Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (9)
Good for a Date (9)
Good for Groups (8)
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Good for Anniversaries (7)
Casual (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Fun (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Romantic (5)
Tapas (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Business Meals (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Cozy (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Authentic (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Vegan (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Such a good restaurant. They greet you like they are genuinely happy to see you; they remember you when you return again. The food is excellent. At brunch on Saturday I had short rib polenta and my sister had French toast. They brought us complimentary riceballs that we order almost every time we eat there, and also crostini with ricotta and honey. That was nice! We bring friends here all the time and sometimes medium sized groups. Everyone loves it, especially us.

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·Dined 3 days ago

I had the pleasure of having brunch with my childhood best friend, husband and sister at Cebu over the weekend. We were so impressed with the food and the service. We walked in and were greeted by every employee with sweet smiles and hellos. Our waitress, Crystal, was so sweet and attentive. I’m not sure if it was the manager or owner, but he came by and asked us how we were doing and and if everything was going well. They gave us this amazing crostini with feta cheese as a complimentary starter. And everything we ordered was so good! We got the calamari (huge serving size) and the crispy tuna roll (filling as well). We all ended up getting their broken eggs brunch package which came with a drink. The eggs were to die for and the drinks were amazing as well. We will definitely be returning here! And they have free valet!!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Cozy, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Amazing place! Cheese plate was phenomenal - truffle honey especially. We had a pre fix dinner which was great. Happy hour too- Sangria was delicious.

Tags: Tapas, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

I really enjoy the brunch at Cebu and it's one of my favourite spots to bring folks visiting from out of town. It's very big on the inside and has a really nice aesthetic.
Cebu now offers a truly great veggie burger and has crispy hearts of palms for vegetarians. The crispy hearts of palm, served with marinara as if it were fried calamari is an inspired and delicious appetizer.
The service is wonderful, too.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My fiancé and I recently went to Cebu for the second time, and were delighted to find that round two lived up to our first experience. Service is exceptional and so thoughtful- on our first visit, we were given a free dessert as a "welcome" for being first-time diners. On our most recent visit we enjoyed an excellently seasoned miso-glazed sea bass skewer, perfectly medium-rare short rib burger and a huge warm brussels sprout salad. Portions are generous, food is brought promptly, and the cocktail list is extensive and well-prepared. Truly a neighborhood gem!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

It’s our favorite place in Bay Ridge !
#1 in Brooklyn !

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Waitress was very nice and friendly. A bit loud but wasn’t the restaurants fault. They had many big parties going on. Would definitely recommend this place. Great food, drinks and desserts.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Met my friend for a 430 reservation and we were promptly seated and greeted friendly atmosphere and it was very busy for a Thursday night it is a well established popular restaurant with a nice feeling

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Always delicious and great atmosphere. The hostess Alana was extreme helpful and accommodating

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Our server Gabriel was very attentive and super nice. Food was delicious and the fire place table was cozy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Had a delightful brunch with friends for a birthday celebration. Everyone enjoyed the food and presentation. The service was prompt and courteous. A few other table were celebrating b-days as well and the staff made a special presentation which was fun. The Bloody Mary was VERY SPICY so "heads up"if that's your beverage choice. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

My top ten place in Brooklyn. Romantic ambiance. Delectable food. Perfection every time.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Healthy
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

My husband and I went here friday night. The food was great except for the calamari which was very rubbery. We had the steak skewers, risotto balls and beef empanadas which were all delicious. The atmosphere was wonderful and cozy. The staff was a bit slow but we didnt mind because we were able to relax. So many times we go to restuarants that feel rushed. Other couples were complaining service was slow but we welcomed it.

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Seasonal, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food, Tapas, Fun
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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The food is always amazing and the service is impeccable! This is our favorite spot to grab food on the weekends.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Cebu offers a nice cozy environment for conversations over a creative menu and delicious meal. This was my family's second time dining here and the food always exceeds expectations.

Tags: Tapas, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 10, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious and I will definitely come back !!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Ok so we dined at Cebu last night because open table offered a bonus of 1000 points if reservations were made for a certain time frame. I am still waiting for my points to appear. Not happy about that. I only need 900 more for my 100 voucher. That's first. Then my waitress, a very nice girl came to our table towards the end of the meal and said that her shift was over but the other waitress would be our new server. But no new server came. Ever!!! I had to get the busboy to get my check. Again not very happy. I be eaten here many times but these people need to get their act in order. Word of mouth is the biggest advertisement.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Everything was excellent, the service, the food, the drinks. We cannot wait to go back.
We recommend the the sangria was delicious and the churros for dessert is a must try!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Can't go wrong.
It's local for those who want to avoid the drive into Manhattan and Chef Lima has a,way of presenting tapas to a whole other level.
The appetizes are plentiful and suggest several to be ordered,especially the home made ricotta cheese with honey.
Thus Aline is worth the trip.
Extensive drink menu compliments their menu.
Go for it.
Can't go wrong........

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Casual, Tapas
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

go there often really great place brunch or lunch Staff is friendly and on the ball. Manager and owner hands on and enjoyable

Tags: Quick Bite, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Key West)·Dined on June 11, 2017

First time back in a while, my wife had the Cube salad and I had the Stake and eggs, I asked for med on the meat and eggs over easy. Most places eggs over easy are cooked just a little to much. Not today. Meat cooked just right and the eggs on the money. My wife's salad was very good and the Bloody Mary was just the way w like them.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 3, 2017

I want to thank CEBU and all their employees. RENEE was the woman who took care of us. Table of 10. We were treated like royality....THANK YOU FOR A GREAT EVENING.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Great place to bring a family the waiter was great and he brought out the kids food right away

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

we enjoyed a nice mother's day brunch. the food and service was great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Very good- will come again.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Excellent selection of food. Service was great, our weighted was on point and attentive. We sat in the back room for the first time, it was my hubbie's birthday. We did not ask for the fireworks candle which is nice but very large. A little too fiery but a nice touch for young people. Food always spectacular!

Tags: Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Delicious, great service.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Perfect location for brunch date w/ my wife. The fresh blueberry compote that came w/ the Challah French Toast was perfect and she enjoyed their savory take on chicken & waffles. We usually go for belllinis at brunch, but we tried the sangria and it was great!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 2, 2017

Absolutely amazing service. Recently moved to the neighborhood and the whole crew including our server Stephanie and the manager Michael were Awesome ! Not sure who the bartender was but kudos for the perfectly masterful drinks made.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2017

We all had the brunch special on Sunday. $15 for a mimosa, coffee and an entrée. Great deal. We all had the wild mushroom polenta with poached eggs on top. It was fantastic. Really, so good I would totally have it again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 1, 2017

Great food presentation, friendly staff. A bit pricey, but I think it's worth it!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 8, 2017

Nice place for quiet lunch. Ez to talk and hear. Nice service great squash soup and very good spicy lamb burger cooked just right. This place invites the bay ridge off center types too. But it's all good. Enjoy

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2017

Cebu is one of our favorite spots. Always a wonderful time!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Fun, Seasonal, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 19, 2017

Date night with hubbs

Tags: Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Romantic, Casual, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2017

The entrance is crowded but it opens up to larger dining room options. Busy for sunday brunch but in a non suffocating way. Everyone was friendly food was delicious. Looking forward to going for something other than brunch menu though it was super tasty!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2017

Cebu has evolved into quite the place to dine and/or have drinks. Good for all age groups, terrific brunch menu, and the waitstaff is terrific.
Definitely a Bay Ridge mainstay for consistent quality and friendly atmosphere at very reasonable prices.
Try the fish tacos .

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Outstanding Value, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2017

I had a wonderful brunch with my family. Service was outstanding. We had a wonderful time.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2017

Very good meal. Doug our waiter was very attentive and a gentleman to my girlfriend Linda We ve dined here before and will again

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2017

Food was great

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2017

We had a great time for lunch on New Year's Day & our waiter was wonderful. Definitely going back!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine
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