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Sirena St. | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 35 restaurants in El Nido
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood, Philippine, 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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74% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Manila, Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Ive been to El Nido 4 times and I always make sure to have one of my meals at Art Cafe. Their freshly baked breads are amazing, although quiete heavy, so they make great dinners. Service is always cheerful and attentive, last time I was there we even (accidentally) broke a glass, but they just helped us clean it up... More

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Camiguin, Philippines
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

We liked the ambience, the food (choice and quality), the friendliness of the Swiss owner-lady who was definitely much friendlier than her staff! A complete place which offers bar, restaurant, life music, travel desk, shops...and TV night in occasion of the football world cup - we highly enjoyed Germany's 7:1 win over Brazil. There are "cheaper" places in El Nido... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I loved our dining experience here. The food is a bit pricey (I think a bit more expensive that some restaurants here in Metro Manila. Read: P150 for a very, very small bowl of tom yum). But I loved the ambiance of the place. Very lax and laid-back. There's live band, which isn't really distracting and it actually adds to... More

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you're in for good food and some reggae/folk music to go along with it, then Art Cafe is the place to be. The restaurant offers Western food such as steak, hungarian sausage and rosti. They also offer Filipino food but I'd rather get that in authentic filipino restaurants nearby. It also offers an extensive bar list. If you plan... More

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Baguio, Baguio, Philippines
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

there's really not much food option in El Nido, but Artcafe provides with that one great option. the food is great, mostly western and quite affordable for the locals. i see families eat here and enjoy their food. the place is also clean and nice, although it can also become too crowded. art? well, there are some good pieces hanging... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Finding a good establishment in El Nido town is not easy since this town is quite isolated from major cities in the Philippines. Artcafe is an exception. Their place is quite comfortable. It has a relaxing view although a bit blocked by its neighbors. And they have a wider variety of souvenir items compared to their neighbors. And yes, food... More

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Richmond Hill, Ontario
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Everything about this place is gold. The live music is the best in El Nido. The food is incredible. The waitresses are all professional and friendly (shout out to Glaiza for really making our dinners memorable and enjoyable). The building is also very clean and modern. We loved it. I highly recommend Artcafe. They're also great for booking tours with!

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Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Artcafe is at an excellent location just coming off from island tour. The food is very good, not it's not cheap. The atmostphere is warm and good for having small talks with friends.

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Makati, Philippines
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Nice place to take pictures, eat pasta and pizza and listen to music after a hectic day at the beach.

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stop over at artcafe just for make our stomach full coz we are hungry and we order variety of foods. Taste is good and what i like most is the PIZZA. We sure we come again, thank you for the wonderful day

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