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Artcafe

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Filipino, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta
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Sirena Street | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 920 902 6317
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Entertaining clients

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  • 269
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  • 110
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good place

We only had drinks at the restaurant and it has a nice view. I recommend buying souvenir t-shirts here as they have more variety and better prices than some of the smaller shops in town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
4410mich
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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666 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

We only had drinks at the restaurant and it has a nice view. I recommend buying souvenir t-shirts here as they have more variety and better prices than some of the smaller shops in town.

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Bled, Slovenia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Great for breakfast and as I noticed - great for anything else as well, since they serve brinch, lunch, dinner, snacks, organise concerts, have their own travel agency, have they own shop! However, breakfast was my favourite - chill out atmosphere, nice balcony and a great menu to choose from.

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Shanghai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I guess this is the most famous restaurant for tourist. We visited here twice. First time we visited here for booking tour.Unfortunatelly booking was full and we couldnt book tour but staff kindly told us that maybe the other tour agent still have enough seat for us.. then second time we came here ,of course for dinner! Food was pretty... More 

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Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We had our dinner here on our 2nd night in El Nido. Our hotel's front desk officer recommended it we must try. Good thing is that we didn't have to wait for long til we got our table. I ordered their fish & chips, with ample serving but nothing exceptional to this. My friend got himself tuna steak which was... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I revisited Elnido after three years, during Chinese new year (Peak season) I was amazed that in a full restaurant how quick the food was coming out without the quality diminishing. After ordering the Cadlao Salad, Hawaiian Pizza and the Mango float (Specials board) My wife and I whom shared the meal together had our tastebuds dancing in our mouths.... More 

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beijing
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We went to the Artcafe twice- once for our "second dinner" and another time for dessert and drinks. We had pizza, homemade ice cream, banana bread, and carrot cake. The banana bread and carrot cake were just OK. They actually tasted almost exactly the same, but one was slightly more banana-y and the other slightly more carrot-y. The homemade ice... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We tried going here several times as the reviews were really good After the 3rd attempt we finally got a table and were slightly let down The food was okay but nothing amazing.

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The best food on our trip to the Philippines was the big Coconuts to quench your thirst any time of day, the small tasty bananas and the food at Artcafe. We tried different places during our stay in El Nido, but we found all of them to be mediocre or disappointing for the quality and portions that were served. Our... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Tucked away in an alley back from the beach we were happy that we made the effort to find this place (not that hard as it turns out!). The artcafe and boutiwue has everything that you could possibly need. The shop sells souvenirs, toiletries, food, clothes, snorkelling equipment, sunglasses, guitars and more! A great place to pick up your everyday... More 

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Zwanenburg, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Artcafe is the centre os El Nido and I think everyone should take a visit during their stay at El Nido. We tried a few dishes and found their seafood risotto delicious. They have high chairs (which was good for families) and a large menu with lots of choice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sirena Street | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: +63 920 902 6317

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Filipino, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients

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..
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?