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28 de Julio 562, Huaraz, Peru
(043) 42 8354
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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect

I had a great, relaxing time in California Cafe. Ate a breakfast with scrambled eggs, potato salad, pancake with strawberries and dulce de leche, passion fruit juice, yogurt with jam and delicious bread. There are books everywhere, smiling people, a lot of goodies to choose from the menu... Great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I had a great, relaxing time in California Cafe. Ate a breakfast with scrambled eggs, potato salad, pancake with strawberries and dulce de leche, passion fruit juice, yogurt with jam and delicious bread. There are books everywhere, smiling people, a lot of goodies to choose from the menu... Great coffee and tea, amazing desserts. Comfortable sofas. Loved everything. Go there!!!

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United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I was feeling the effects of altitude sickness and the vegetable soup was perfect, the bread was some of the best I'd had for a while too. Friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere.

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Lima, Peru
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Great little spot! It feels like the homey hangout/clubhouse for travellers in Huaraz. Unlike Cafe Andino which is usually empty (maybe it's the bad coffee or the weird service?) this space has a much more user friendly atmosphere. The staff are into what they do (which is so refreshing! like they actually want to be there...) and the food is... More 

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Trujillo, Peru
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Very good restaurant/coffee place! The staff was nice and the food was very tasty !! Also, there is some couches and wifi to chill before the night bus. Oh, and the music changed everyday, always good choices !

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The couch area feels just like you're in your own living room. You can order coffee and cafe and sit here all day reading or using the good wifi. The portion sizes are large (and the meals are delicious) and the wholemeal bread is so much better than sugary white bread rolls.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The location is near main square ,Plaza de Armas. Very nice corner to sit. Have good coffee and have breakfast. People who work here are very friendly.

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Memphis, TN
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Located just one block from the central plaza, this place is the gathering spot for hipsters and travelers from all over the world. Every time I am in there, seems a predominance of German and English speakers. The foods and coffee are on the high side but very good. Fast internet. A good place to meet, work, relax.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Huge library with traveling books and language books. It was a great way to spent a relaxing afternoon with coffee and banana cake! The coffee was really good for Peruvian standards.

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Haifa District, Israel
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

To whoever don't care to spend money can go here and enjoy a special quite environment and good coffee.. meat people or learning Spanish..They have WiFi. Enjoy

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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is definitely one of the best hang outs in Huaraz and felt just like home to this Californian abroad. This is one of the only places in Huaraz you can get good quality coffee, in addition to a wide variety of great teas. The food menu is amazing, offering excellent meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner in true cafe... More 

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  • Address: 28 de Julio 562, Huaraz, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ancash Region  >  Huaraz
  • Phone Number: (043) 42 8354

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