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The City Cafe

3rd Street | Lae City Hotel, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea
+675 472 0138
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good61%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (3 reviews)
“city hotel” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Asian
$$ - $$$
3rd Street | Lae City Hotel, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

With a menu size suitable for 5 restaurants , they try to do to much . The food quality has changed and not in a positive way .... I believe more training will help customer service... instead of management standing around and talking or making...More

Reviewed April 15, 2016

This Cafe is located in the sister Motel to Morobe Motel, so free transport to and from is offered, which makes things real easy.

Thank Pastor Tim B
Reviewed April 8, 2016

staff are friendly. one of the two places in town with a descent dessert selection. cheese cakes here are good, though short of excellent. not much delay in serving food. a bit crowded as its a single hall with less space among tables. feels a...More

Thank Sajith S
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Extensive range of meal and drink options. All reasonably priced. Dining room often noisy (acoustics very poor). A popular dining option for solos, families and business.

Thank Tyretalk
Reviewed January 25, 2016

Great place to eat in Lae! Staff are very friendly and there is a wide-selection on their menu, although its mainly Asian-oriented. Prices are fair enough. Good quality.

Thank Christos L
Reviewed October 6, 2015

Basic meals- surf and turf was two pieces of thin steak overcooked with 3 prawns sandwiched between them. Asked for chips, but got a pile of mashed instant potoato, not even the real stuff!

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times. It's a western menu mainly, a bit of everything and some more popular Asian choices like Nasi Goreng. It's not cheap, but not bad, most meals K30 to K40. The photos uploaded here are not from the cafe but...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Cafe has a very large menu (in number of dishes and A3 size!). What was unusual was that all dishes were available. Food quality very good although dishes were a little on the small size. Service staff were very good and happy to make...More

Thank p1g1scott
Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

This was the first time I had visited Lae so was not sure what to expect food and service wise. The yacht club offered a variety of food and wen better that they had a kids menu too. The steak meals were amazing and very...More

Thank beth756
Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just back from 6 days in Lae on holiday with the family, including two lunchtime trips to the Yacht Club. We had five primary aged kids with us and all enjoyed the food and the setting. The burgers and kids' menu items are especially good...More

1  Thank Diplocaulobium
Nearby Attractions
Amelia Earhart Memorial Lae PNG
9 reviews
.33 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $23
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street | Lae City Hotel, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Papua New Guinea  >  Momase Region  >  Lae
  • Phone Number: +675 472 0138
  • E-mail
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