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Cafe de Jack

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82 Boai Lu, Dali, China
0872-2671572
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 9
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 1
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great English and American breakfasts!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
BlueFruit
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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.

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Beijing, China
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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.

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Beijing, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 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.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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.

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Toronto, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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 

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Dali, China
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This cafe is good for its fireplace and peaceful atmosphere, but the staff are really useless. The pasta was filled with spicy sauce (even though it wasn't supposed to be spicy). The computers there were pretty slow. The food was also pretty pricey. This place is only good if you need a coffee break.

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Tianjin, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We visited Cafe de Jack for breakfast one morning after seeing the restaurant the night before and commenting on its cozy atmosphere. I think perhaps this is the kind of place one may want to go for dinner or for a beer, but based on our experience, we would not recommend the breakfast. We arrived at Cafe de Jack rather... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We ate at Café de Jack twice in one day, the food was so good, the staff so helpful, and the atmosphere so welcome. Great place in a wonderful location in the ancient village.

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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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