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Sirena St. | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 920 902 6317
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Ranked #6 of 40 Restaurants in El Nido
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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 is a popular restaurant, opens the doors early morning to serve great breakfast with the best homemade bread, homemade Yogurt, Swiss Muesli etc. It's a perfect hangout place for the whole day and taste the best comfort food, book a tour, a flight and get some good quality information. At night the place lights up, live music begins and you can enjoy delicious international specialities and a great variation of salads that are grown on their own organic farm or sio a cocktail and meet people at the Bar. 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We went here for lunch and was warmly welcomed by the owner and staff. Everything on the menu sounded so appealing that we decided to go back for dinner. The place was jampacked when we came back. A lot of people were waiting to be seated. The owner politely told us that we might have to wait a while and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Perhaps it's because I've been in Asia for a while, but the diversity food here really was incredible. Also, a great cover band that place a variety of live music throughout the week. Try the fish with mango salsa and the arugula pizza. We ate here on multiple occasions and enjoyed each experience immensely. The Swiss manager was always checking... More 

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El Nido, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Spacious, good wifi, can plug your stuff into electricity, although I found the food a bit pricey. They play live music on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We ordered seafood paella, salad, pizza and mango shake. They were delicious, it did satisfy our hunger but a little on the pricey side. Mango shake though was not sweet at all. Staffs were very attentive, they asked us how the food was. I would recommend this restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

They know what they are doing, but little overpriced for this area. But locals can learn a little from their business..

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We had a nice table at the terrace with view to the waterfront. Pizza frutti di mare came with fresh seafood and well baked dough - delicious! Also fresh paella and desserts were very tasty. prices are pretty much ok. We'll return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

If your new to El Nido then just head straight here. It has everything, great food (not the cheapest but not super expensive) live music, a shop downstairs that sells everything you need and they even can arrange boat tours and other tours for you. One stop shop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

coffee was really good also. at first didn't want to go because i thought its too touristy but ended up coming back a few times. the porch is great place to sit and relax.

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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went here on a recommendation from a local. The food & coffee is very good. The did not offer refills which I thought was strange and the service is more hands off. It can be nice to be left alone once in a while but they should check on people a little more. Customers: mostly foreigners since it's expensive for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have been staying in El Nido now for 4 weeks and can honestly say that the Artcafe is the best restaurant and venue in town. Set up in 1980's, it has established itself as the hub for all things El Nido. The owner and manager are completely lovely. The staff are excellent, attentive and very well trained. The food... More 

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Additional Information about Artcafe

Address: Sirena St. | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 920 902 6317
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
Cuisine: Filipino, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta

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