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Cafe Ali Cumba

Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 91
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 20
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  • 30
    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
Very good sandwich

Maybe a bit expensive (7 dollar for 1 sandwich) but delicious! We ordered the tuna sandwiches. We got a big warm sandwich with lots of veggies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Breda, The Netherlands
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Breda, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Maybe a bit expensive (7 dollar for 1 sandwich) but delicious! We ordered the tuna sandwiches. We got a big warm sandwich with lots of veggies.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

i came here for a coffee in the afternoon. The owner just yelled from across the room "what do you want?" And then got angry that I was only ordering a drink without food. The coffee wasn't good, and when I asked to use the book exchange, she had a rant about backpackers leaving her terrible books. Honestly, there are... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I stopped at this place twice. Once for a sandwich and once for a chai latte. I am huge fan of chai, which was what got me in the door. When I noticed the price was $4 for a chai, I couldn't bring myself to pay (when the place down the road offers yummy chai for $1.80) so instead I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

When we came into this cafe we got a very unpleasant welcome. We sat down on the big couch and waited for some friends. She asked multiple times if we where planning to stay which we wanted at that time. We weren't allowed to eat on the couch so we had to move to the table. The biggest complain is... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The cafe has a warm exterior and interior, so we were surprised to find it empty. Minutes later we understood why: the owner is a brash, vulgar, and loud woman. It saddens me to see a place with so much potential being ruined by the person running it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great coffee but the female owner from Denmark spoils the overall experience. She is very rude, likes an argument and disagrees that the customer is always right. We found out the latter through a 10 minute one-way diatribe while trying to digest coffee and hot chocolate. The owner says she has been in the business for 13 years - from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The coffee is good but the place is spoilt by the lack of customer service. My husband and I only wanted a drink each but once ordered the owner told us of her home made cookies. My husband decided to order one as thry sounded ok but was told that it had to be two or none, so we had... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were hoping to go to Casa de Arbol early, but it was cloudy. The owner approached us telling us about her restaurant opening in an hour. We asked if she'd be willing to open early for us. She was more than happy to and led us to her restaurant. It was beautiful. The owner was friendly and told us... More 

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Just had lunch here and thought it warranted a good review. The coffee is really good and the smoothies are top notch. I had the cheese and tuna sandwich and it was great. I see other people thought the lady was rude but I found her kind of funny. Maybe it's the Danish humour...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Not the cheapest but the best lunch I've had in Ecuador. Try their turkey sandwich with white cheddar, made with homemade bread: it's delicious! Their Colombian coffee beans are of good quality as well and ground freshly.

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Additional Information about Cafe Ali Cumba

Address: 12 de noviembre/martinez, Banos, Ecuador
Phone Number: 032 743-413
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
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
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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