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Pizza Afternoon at Picobello!

Picobello Davao

Woot thank God it’s Friday!

(Except it’s not really the start of the weekend in my case since I have to attend a CPD session tomorrow and on Saturday. CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development, which is a requirement for PRC professionals. Oh well, that’s life!)

I’m keen on going through all of my backlog before mid-February so here’s another one. My college friends and I always get together every year for a little Christmas luncheon and gift exchange. Last year’s venue was Belito’s Vineyard while this year’s was Picobello.

If you’re from Davao, surely you’ve heard of the iconic Picobello, an authentic Italian restaurant that serves the best pizzas ever. It used to be located at Gaisano South Mall and then it closed (much to the dismay of perhaps every Davaoeño who loves pizza). Just recently, it reopened in another location at The Shoppes at Woodlane. Upon hearing this wonderful news, of course, we just had to visit it.

Here are what we ordered:

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Calzone – Stuffed with ricotta cheese, ham, mozzarella, parmesan, black olives and capers

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Pepperoni Pizza – Tomato, mozzarella, pepperoni

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Ravioli

I’m a bad blogger. I didn’t even pay attention to the menu or even to the specific prices of the dishes we ordered. So I have almost no memory of how much these pizzas and pasta cost. But I’ll assure you that they are affordable (within the P300-P400 range I think?). I’ll update this post once I learn the prices.

Anyway, here are pictures of the place. Of course, with all of our baon stories and two little kiddos, we had to sit in the al fresco area:

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Aaaaand pictures of us:

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(from left to right) Yuri, JM, George, ate waitress, Hazel, and me

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BFF and kids haha

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The new Picobello is located at The Shoppes at Woodlane, Diversion Road, Davao City.

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The Shoppes at Woodlane

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Can you see the restaurant at the right? I was too lazy to go nearer so I had to take a picture some metres away

Just writing this post makes me crave for calzone again!

Featured pic from curiousanthony.wordpress.com
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24 Comments

  • Reply Arra Odeza February 1, 2016 at 8:20 am

    This makes me crave for a ravioli and pizza right now! That food looks yum!

  • Reply Berlin February 1, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    My best buddy and I also have that kind of Christmas meet up every year. We call it as our Christmas Party (yes, parang di pinag-isipan, Ihihi). Italso takes us hours to finish because of the so many new stories and updates.

    Nway, love the pictures, including that with ate waitress. Ihihi. The food also looks so yummy. When I visit davao again, will definitely try that place.

  • Reply edelweiza February 1, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    That calzone just left me hungry!!! 🙂
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  • Reply Neri Ann February 1, 2016 at 7:08 pm

    Drooling on that calzone!

  • Reply Joy Mendiola February 1, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    This made me hungry! I’m half Pinoy-half Pinay but pure Italian when it comes to food. I love italian food!

  • Reply Roby February 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    ravioli! will definitely try this when we come to davao!

  • Reply Mommy Queenelizabeth February 1, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    The food looks delish especially the calzone! The place is nice too! Parang nagutom ako bigla, i wanna go out 🙂

  • Reply Erlaine | Glamma Momma February 2, 2016 at 12:39 am

    Looks like it’s one of the reasons to visit Davao 🙂 I love pizza and pasta! It’s midnight and makes me want to call for 24-hr food delivery ‘coz your post made me so hungry 🙂

  • Reply Kati Balayan February 2, 2016 at 3:51 am

    It’s 4 am and I’m stuck here at the office and then I saw that calzone!

  • Reply Lady Anne Louise Barrun February 2, 2016 at 7:12 am

    I’m a pizza lover and I’m drooling over these pizza. I would love to try Calzone.
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  • Reply Mommy Pehpot February 2, 2016 at 8:12 am

    You’re not a bad blogger naman.. your food photos are mouth watering naman kahit paano! haha

    Now I am craving for that kind of Pizza! Look at those mozzarella! YUm!
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  • Reply May De Jesus-Palacpac February 2, 2016 at 8:51 am

    The name in itself is very italian. My mom will devour that Calzone haha! Def not a bad blogger, you’re one of my favorite reads, right? In fact, it can be refreshing to read resto reviews of a different take. 😉
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  • Reply Ma.Me.Mi.Mommy February 2, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Love love love pizzas and pastas! 🙂 I miss eating calzone. We rarely order that but it’s such a comfort food!
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  • Reply RJ Dancel February 2, 2016 at 11:38 am

    When I go there, I will find this place and drown myself in their calzone 🙂

  • Reply May Ann C. Anorico February 2, 2016 at 3:05 pm

    Oh my! Those are really tempting, but knowing at the end of your post, from davao pla.. hehe.. but anyway, if we visited davao, this is a must visit. The pizza is really tempting >.<
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  • Reply Louisa February 2, 2016 at 8:30 pm

    If I’m in Davao and in the area will definitely visit. I love pizza!
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  • Reply Mhaan Arambulo (@momyrockinstyle) February 3, 2016 at 12:35 am

    Iba talaga ang dating ng authentic italian resto no? They serves super yummy pizza and pasta! If you have Picobello in Davao, we have our A Veneto Pizzeria Ristorante in Manila 🙂
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  • Reply Rowena Wendy Lei February 3, 2016 at 10:10 am

    I’ve never been to Davao but based on your photos it seems to be a much better place compared to Metro Manila…
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  • Reply TweenselMom February 3, 2016 at 10:33 am

    I’d go for the Ravioli! I wish to go to Davao in the near future, and you are a great blogger. I’ll check your blog when we do our planning.
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  • Reply Ayi February 7, 2016 at 8:37 am

    I love the ambiance and the food looks delish! 🙂 Sana maligaw ako sa Davao so I could check this out :))
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  • Reply Marie February 7, 2016 at 11:42 am

    I love that the place looks so homey and I am dying for a plate of Ravioli!
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  • Reply Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen February 10, 2016 at 6:10 am

    You just made me crave for good pizza!!!!

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