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Cafe La Vie

Share3 La Vie, Ramallah (Between the Orthodoxy Club and Dwar Sa3a), Ramallah
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Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Ramallah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This place has ambiance. The garden is beautiful and a bit secluded. The indoors is cosy (warm, red interior), a mix of tables, booths (super comfy) and nice chairs. The music is mostly good, sometimes they play bad 80's American music (not the good stuff), but you can always ask them to change it. Sometimes Arabic music. Despite the smokers... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

one of our daily stops or for coffee a beer some food it was so close to where we where staying and recommended to us other wise we would not have found this nice little house cafe in the corners of the city with an outdoor garden good crowed of people chep and tastey food. be back again

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Jerusalem, Israel
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went to this cafe/restaurant based on strong recommendations from a local and good friend. It is tucked away near the center on Qastel st; as such it is an intimate, relaxed and beautiful environment that caters to an eclectic clientele; including many foreigners. The beer on draft, such as San Miguel, is nice. Our waiter was not particularly attentive... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Cafe La Vie is a must for any trip to Ramallah. The owner, Saleh, an incredibly friendly and quirky guy, has lived his whole life in the house where his cafe exists. He and his smiley wife Morgan have created a beautiful little world for any friend of Palestine to come experience. Quiet and peaceful during the day with an... More

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Brno, Czech Republic
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Slightly hidden cafe and restaurant with amazing outdoor seating in the garden. You can meet a mix of expats and locals there. International and local cuisine. We had some beers, burgers, haloumi cheese, chicken, pasta and shisha that lasted for eternity. Service was great. Free wifi.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Excellent menu from locally sourced & grown produce. Lemonade with mint was very good. Really enjoyed the cheeseburger with fries. Owners really cool and helpful & very well informed re local activities & politics. Nice chilled out ambience. You must visit.

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Vienna, Austria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are looking for good food with good quality service in a welcoming atmosphere, this restaurant is the answer to your search.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Every time I'm in Ramallah, tis is the place to stop - either an evening meal and chill, or afternoon just hanging out. A friendly crowd of internationals and Palestinians, great food and really friendly staff. Sitting outside, chilling with a few friends...anywhere else we would have outstayed our welcome. But the home-going staff just asked us to turn out... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

it was close to our hostel in ramallah and well recommended in our long stay there by the hostel owners we went to an event that was sponsored by the hostel in ramallah it was great atmosphere cheap beer and good food

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Ramallah, Palestine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I love Cafe La Vie and eat there as often as possible. While the place can be tricky to find, once you do, you will feel like you've discovered a treasure that you'll want to share with all your friends. They have great events during the summer -- movie nights and live music, and during the winter there's a cozy... More

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