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Sunday Afternoon at Kapihan sa Datu

I’ve been wanting to check out the coffee place near the Butuan City Sports Complex and I finally got the chance last Sunday afternoon, just before sunset. Thanks to a good friend, Jhie.
Kapihan sa Datu sits on an open space quite accessible in the city. A play park for kids is just adjacent to it, which is really a cool thing for parents. They can have coffee while their kids are playing. While you are there, you also get a view of the majestic Mt. Mayapay.
The place serves freshly brewed coffee (Manobo blend), pastries and even barbecue at night. I would say the price for their coffee and food is quite friendly to the pocket. They also have a souvenir shop which features products from Butuan as well as from the Caraga region (pastries, coffee, native bags, among others).
Kapihan sa Datu also has a wi-fi connection so you can actually go there with your laptop and check your emails as you drink your coffee. But that Sunday afternoon, I came with my hubby and a couple of friends. We drank our latte, ate hot dogs and well, just talked πŸ™‚
Kapihan sa Datu is open daily from 9 am to 11 pm.
 

Talking while waiting for coffee

 
You might just end up buying something from the Souvenir or Pasalubong Shop

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9 thoughts on “Sunday Afternoon at Kapihan sa Datu”

  1. I kind the like that name kapihan sa datu hehehe. i can’t remember if that butuan where I went with friends from work back in 1998. that was ages ago.

  2. Hmmm…. Looks like a nice relaxing place to stay for an hour or two. πŸ™‚ Reminds me of a program “Kapihan sa CDO” back then, when I was doing my OJT at the PIA Region 10 and Radyo ng Bayan. I wonder if there is a Kapihan sa CDO place na pud karon. TV program ra man to sauna. πŸ˜€
    BPC hop here!

  3. i wondered if they serve food at all and was glad when you wrote that they do.. i have to know because what good is coffee and the view if there is no food to munch on, right? or maybe it is just me lol

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    Going through this post reminds me of my previous roommate!
    He constantly kept talking about this. I will send this information to him.
    Fairly certain he’s going to have a good read. Thanks for sharing!

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