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Cafe Ali Cumba
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12 de noviembre/martinez, Banos, Ecuador
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12 de noviembre/martinez, Banos, Ecuador
032 743-413
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Rudest person I have encountered on my travels!

The cafe is nice, smoothies are good but expensive but the owner is very very rude. She was rude to everyone in the cafe and seems to be just a strange character in general. I left because she made me and my boyfriend feel so uncomfortable, she also wouldn't accept our money as the note was a bit... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
Isabelle G
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The cafe is nice, smoothies are good but expensive but the owner is very very rude. She was rude to everyone in the cafe and seems to be just a strange character in general. I left because she made me and my boyfriend feel so uncomfortable, she also wouldn't accept our money as the note was a bit dirty, which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

you don't care about the owner. Sandwiches are very good, smoothies as well! Owner is not that friendly if you just want to drink somerhing and gives you any unimportant information. I. e. once I ordered a beer and then she said "Oh hmmm a beer.... then I have to go and buy some more beers this evening"... sorry for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stopped by to have a quick breakfast and ended getting an earful for about 30 minutes before our order was taken. Lady initially struck me as friendly but gradually became just plain strange and uncomfortable. Quite overpriced at 7.50 a sandwich and not nearly as good as she thinks it is. I could make a better sandwich in 10% of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

As we read that this was the place to be for coffee, we decided to give it a go. We were waited upeon by a little boy, which was cute. Then a lady came in, asking abruptly if we had already ordered. When we told her we had ordered coffee, she started listing the sandwiches she also had. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Sandwiches made with real and delicious French bread, but more importantly real cheddar cheese which made it amazing. The Danish lady who is the owner is a bit of a talker, but the food was worth it. The price was a little much compared to other food nearby, but not by much. The coffee was also really good, both the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Delicious breakfast and sandwiches! The interior was beautiful. We had sandwiches and smoothies here. But seriously, if you get one thing make it the smoothie. The coffee was excellent. You can get sandwiches to go. The service was quick.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Went twice. Don't know why? The sandwiches are good but the price could be a little lower. And it takes forever to be served. They are quite slow. And then the "best" (ironically speaking) part is the owner: a Danish lady. She is kinda rude. At some moments even very impolite. What the hell is she thinking? You should try... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted by the woman that runs this place. She is so rude to patrons! I came in one day and asked if they have soy milk to be practically shouted at as to why she doesn't. A simple "no sorry" would have sufficed. A group of us then came in for some sandwiches and waited HALF AND HOUR! With... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Having spent a week in Ecuador and had no luck finding a decent cup of coffee and an Western style breakfast..this place was a god send:) The owner is passionate about her coffee and all her food is freshly baked in house. The cappuccino was perfect and the sandwiches and Danish were very tasty. The owner is a bit quirky,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was here way back in early April. I went in for a coffee and liked the atmosphere so much I ordered breakfast. I also got a sandwich here later in the afternoon. I really liked the coffee and the food was excellent. I am a big fan of the western style breakfast with good bread. I was in this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 de noviembre/martinez, Banos, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: 032 743-413
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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