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Cafe de Jack

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82 Boai Lu, Dali, China
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Comfortable setting, food ok

Fireplace and seating was comfortable. Service was good. Indonesian style friend rice was super oily and the milkshake I later ordered was basically just milk.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Chris M
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Fireplace and seating was comfortable. Service was good. Indonesian style friend rice was super oily and the milkshake I later ordered was basically just milk.

Thank Chris M
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Everyday that we have been in Dali we come here because of the good coffee great food excellent breakfast friendly staff chilled music and warm atmosphere when we come back this will be our first place of call

Thank Douglas B
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Bumped into Cafe de Jack after walking through rainy Dali. The fireplace provides a nice warm break even though it's mid July. Yunnan coffee is nice and a pot is quite economical if you like to drink more than one cup. Kids enjoyed the burgers. Apple pie is quite different from the expected German version with a very thin pastry.... More 

Thank Ince13
Windsor, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Visited Cafe de Jack on our last day in Dali - great English and American breakfasts! Jack also does an awesome milkshake too. Good atmosphere. Good cooking. Really relaxing place to watch the world go by. Has an English menu if you need it. We loved it.

Thank BlueFruit
Beijing, China
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203 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

the beers are ok with a fair price. the food is as good (or bad) as many other western restaurants in town, i would suggest unless you are really starving for Western food... just go for a local Chinese stuff and get your dinner.

Thank arthur523
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Seating is nice and decor equally pleasing. Service was good......but the menu was not. The food we ordered was unpalatable and we left most of it on the plate. The actual dishes served do not equate to what is offered on the menu (e.g items missing etc). If the food was half the price then I could see how they... More 

Thank tartantraveller1888
Southampton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I really enjoyed this place, the food was good, service good and price was reasonable. It has a lovely atmosphere and the whole family enjoyed it.

Thank chinalad06
Beijing, China
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

If you've ever wondered what it'd be like to eat in an ashtray, you'll want to eat here. Otherwise, skip it. Bad service, bad food, horrid stench. I regret not leaving immediately.

Thank Luke P
Cuenca, Ecuador
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Friendly place with decent food. Lasagna was nice and filling. Sweet and sour pork, however, has nothing but the meat and a very sticky and sweet sauce. Comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Dorty E
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Great staff great atmosphere ... Lovely view from the 2 nd floor. Coffee and food are very good and reasonable... I really enjoy the fried curried rice with egg on top... I eat this almost every time I am here. Macchiato is good and done properly. The staff is very helpful and friendly... In colder monthes they have a nice... More 

Thank Kernalpanx

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82 Boai Lu, Dali, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Dali
  • Phone Number: 0872-2671572

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?