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Cafe Ali Cumba

12 de noviembre/martinez, Banos, Ecuador
032 743-413
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Ranked #28 of 63 restaurants in Banos
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We only got the coffee, which we are passionate about, as we roast and grind our own. This delivered! The owner is talkative....be prepared to visit if you engage her.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Nice to have a coffee, chockolate or so and a sandwich. Just go and try. The place is nice and of course Baños is good for a visit.

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Salem, Oregon
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I came here on a trip with students from my university and we absolutely loved the food! The environment was warm and welcoming, the music was lovely and the owner was quite an interesting lady. However, the wait was quite long. I was a little frightened to ask after the progress of the food, for the response was harsh. My... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is obvious that the owners really care about the quality of their food and drinks. I had a tuna and cheese sandwich and a chai latte, both were fantastic. The sandwich is so with the $7, and it's definitely big enough for an entire meal or even for two people to split. Thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Danish bread the owner makes is FANTASTIC. My fiancé and I ordered the combo breakfast and were stuffed at the end of the meal. Good, wholesome, yummy food. It takes a while to get breakfast, but we haven't been to a restaurant in banos that didn't take a while to get served our food. The Danish owner is quite... More

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Jon Eastty
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place has the best selection of authentic Danish bread anywhere in South America. The proprietor is a fiesty breadcrumb who is extremely knowledgeable about good coffee, smoothie purity and whole wheat Scandinavian carbohydrates. She has a bountiful selection of inexpensive travel magazines for her guests to take home. If you don't see one you like on the bookshelf, feel... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Me and my friend came here 5times during our stay here, really nice food love the fresh smoothies, the owners are lovely and interesting to talk to, a lot of love goes into the food you can tell.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Highly surprised (and somewhat suspicious) that anyone would give this place a positive review. Although the cafe is nicely decorated, the service was at best poor, at worst outright hostile. My group were the only people in there other than a party of four who were just finishing. Despite this it still took around a half hour for them to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stopped for a coffee and when I told the Danish owner that I didn't want anything else, she became very rude and hostile and refused to give me the time of day afterwards. The coffee was ok but not good enough to warrant being made to feel like a criminal for not wanting to buy her overpriced breakfast. Go... More

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Canoa, Ecuador
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Outstanding food! Bread is made daily and is excellent! The coffee is the best in town! The fruit, yogurt, and eggs all extremely yummy!! I highly recommend this cafe! The atmosphere is beautiful and the breakfast was amazing!

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