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Artcafe

Sirena St. | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 920 902 6317
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Ranked #6 of 36 Restaurants in El Nido
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Filipino, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Artcafe serves healthy, nutritious, tasty food, including vegetarian options. The menu ranges from seafood and fish specialities, curries, pizza, pasta, steaks, sausages, a very wide selection of salads, that are grown at their own organic farm, tropical fruit shakes, homemade cakes and freshly baked European bread, homemade yogurt and swiss muesli accompanied with freshly brewed coffee.Artcafe has a warm atmosphere, breezy terrace with a good view and comfort. Artcafe is open from early in the morning to late in the evening. Local musicians perform here almost every night. Artcafe has a Bar that serves great cocktails. Solar powered Wifi all day - Book exchange - Foreign exchange - Travel & Tour booking desk - GSA for Flights El Nido to Manila - Van and Boat tickets - Lots of good information..
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Squid Adobo, Fish and Chips and Spicy Garlic Shrimp, but the Squid adobo was the best from the 3. the Staff were friendly, good music and offers some view of the beach. Art cafe is located at the 2nd floor.

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The food is okay but it so very expensive for us local travellers. The location quiet so crowded. The uniforms of their staff were very simple yet their were very friendly.

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Batangas City, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The ambiance! It's the first thing you'll compliment about the place. :) very open and spacious. Love the interior and design. Perfect place for food, hangout and enjoyment altogether. Visit it yourself to know what I mean. :>

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Manila, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We first went here on our first night in El Niodp for a coffee and dessert. There was a band playing reggae music and they were so good you would think that there music was coming from a radio until you see them play. Coffee is ok. Cake is expensive for Php 180 per slice. Since the place is overlooking... More

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pawikan66, Manager at Artcafe, responded to this review

Thank your for taking time to write us a review. We are sad that you didn't enjoy the breakfast so much and see if there is room for improvement. The coffee we serve for breakfast is brewed coffee, filtered, as you know that there is no electricity after 6am. We do run Generator later the day, but breakfast coffee we... More

Ko Samui, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My friend & I went there together, I ordered a mix shake which is really impressive, and the dish I chose is fish fillet with salad, the fish was cooked by deep fried, and the source is special, TRY IT! BTW, the live band there is excellent!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

I had the seafood salad and it was fresh and delicious. The menu looks fine, nothing spectacular but lots of fresh juices, etc. loved the terrace!

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Makati, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went to eat here because my friends and I saw this as one of the must-try places in El Nido. Many people come here so make sure to get a reservation. The first time that we actually came here, the restau was full so we had to make reservations for the following night. The ambiance was perfect, the band... More

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pawikan66, Owner at Artcafe, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write us a review and letting us know this way, that one of your orders didn't get through. We are so sorry for that and we wish you went ahead eating instead of letting everything get cold. I am sure you have received our sincere apologies for that. As for the time of service, Our... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Awesome place. Good food, great ambiance, fantastic service. Serving sizes did not disappoint and i like the fact that they serve decent house red. Thats a rarity in el nido.

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Artcafe is great for feel good stay. It has an ambiance that will make you forget the rest of the world. Inside is cozy and very warm. It has a rustic feel that allows you to relax and just appreciate the good music from the band. Food is also great. I had chips and fish, it's french fries with fish... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Prior to our trip, I already checked out some most recommended restaurants in El Nido and among those I shortlisted was Art Cafe. We easily found Art Cafe since it is also popular among the locals. Art Cafe has nice interiors and ambiance and very accommodating staff. Also love that they have a live band playing some of my favorite... More

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