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All 49 Huaraz Restaurants

California Cafe

28 de Julio 562, Huaraz, Peru
(043) 42 8354
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Ranked #7 of 49 Restaurants in Huaraz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

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
143 reviews 143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
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49 reviews 49 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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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LIma, Peru
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great coffee, breakfasts and yes - actual home-made bagels. Chill atmosphere, wi-fi, excellent library of books to borrow.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had a late breakfast at California. The service was a little bit slow, the food was expensive, but the quality was good. So overall we were satisfied with the meal. Would go there again, but is not very "local"

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Lima, Peru
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

California Cafe is my favorite place to go for a yummy breakfast in Huaraz! The fruit-filled crepes are my absolute favorite, and you can't go wrong with a cup of their coffee, or fresh-squeezed juice. There's also free wifi, clean bathrooms, and bookshelves filled with books for travelers to read! They're open early, so that's another plus. Staff is friendly... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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239 reviews 239 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Finally a cafe that opens at a decent time: 7:30am! Very spacious with tables and sofa area, huge book exchange and great food. Coffee is good but tea selection is better (I felt spoilt with a pot of Assam!). Menu is compressive, staff friendly and a brilliant notice board for meeting other hikers/climbers and getting involved in the local area.... More 

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New York City, New York
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231 reviews 231 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very nice place. The food is not great, just good, but it's only a café after all. Very friendly staff. The cafe is amall. They have only 5-6 tables but the rest of the room is occupied by sofas and coffee tables which creates a home-like atmosphere. Prices are a bit on the high side for Peru but that bad.

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

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