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Karma Cafe

Calle Napo 138, Iquitos, Peru
+51 65 600576
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Ranked #3 of 49 Restaurants in Iquitos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Asian, Mediterranean, Tapas, Vegetarian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: An oasis of tranquility in the heart of bustling Iquitos.Comfy sofas,Art gallery great coffee, fresh juices,Vegetarian food, cocktails,Mediterranean Tapas,Thai and Indian curries, free Wi Fi, library, games and some truly inspirational live music every saturday night .Come on in and unwind...
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Pacasmayo, Peru
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I was really looking forward to eating at this cafe but I found the food to be subpar, we had to wait forever for seating and there was live music that was super loud but no one really wanted. It was impossible to have a conversation with our friends. All in all I was pretty disappointed with our experience.

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Iquitos, Peru
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I can't say enough good things about Karma. The owner, Joss, has become one of my good friends in the 3 months that I've lived in Iquitos. He pays me a fair wage to play music and sing American music for his customers at least once per week. He is a kind human being who pays his workers a fair... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Food was delicious and the place has a really mystical feel to it. They also have a very generous happy hour. Their coco sours are a must.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food is good, and the menu has many vegetarian and vegan options, but the service is ridiculously, unbelievingly slow. Your food can take anywhere between 30 minutes to 1.5 hours (yup) to get to the table. Dishes arrive sporadically, so it's more common than not for your plate to arrive a long time after your companions have finished theirs.

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Brussels, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was my first visit to this restaurant and went back several times afterwards. The menu is diverse and the food is made on the house. Although the service can be quite slow. It’s also safe to eat salads and have ice on drinks since they filter water. The atmosphere is very eclectic and mainly attended by tourists.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I stayed in Iquitos for three days and visited several restaurants. Karma cafe was the only restaurant that I felt comfortable with the food, cleanliness and service. Food provided was very good. Wifi is excellent too!!!!!

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San Francisco, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is the only place I found in Iquitos where you can actually accomplish something on the Internet. The food is good and the drinks even better.

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Berkeley, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Can get crowded and cramped but it's laid out nicely for a casual sit down. Good ayahuasca menu and fresh juices and foods.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place was great! I'm vegan and this place gave me some options to choose from. They have great chips and guacamole! There is also free WiFi, which was really nice.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

my god does it rain in iquitos. Well i was in the midsts of looking for a wifi spot to work when the storm started, and I found myself with no other choice than to enter this place. We i was relieved to find the warm glow of the lamps falling on an arrangement of couches and quaint little chairs.... More

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