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Blue Gecko Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Blue Gecko has new operating hours! We are now open three days a week with a new wood-fire pizza oven. Come enjoy sitting in our garden and try our fabulous pizza each Monday, Friday and Saturday. If you have a group and want us to open for an event, call us to prearrange the time and we will open just for you!
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Cafe, International, Pizza, European
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
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All reviews waffles burger pumpkin soup curry beef ice cream mexican food old town the owner great western breakfast great pizza service was slow nice place western style place to eat max hostel
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This resturant is a bit hidden but worth looking for. They make great pizza, and we also had a crepe dish that was very good. It was a memorable visit to a western style cafe with quality ingredients and staff. Staff can speak English and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dandydapper
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My son and had dinner at this cafe last night and will likely return tonight. We were greeted by one of the owners and were seated at a table on a beautiful and peaceful patio. The menu had a nice variety of offerings and we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Tammy R
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to eat at the Blue Gecko tonight and had a wonderful experience! We got several orders of the beef enchiladas and they were delicious! The beef is very tender and cooked to perfection. We also got a pizza cooked in their wood...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 5Nomadsabroad
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice small cafe/restaurant on a busy street in Dali ancient town. Friendly UK owner. Found there spanish ham, salami and a mixed cheese platters. Delightful! Also the pizza is quite good. Recommended.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 614adriang
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I loved my food at Blue Gecko. I had an Italian panini, but we went there because the reviews said Mexican food. No bueno, the menu has a bunch of stuff crossed off. Mexican food is no longer served. As were a lot of other...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank QingdaoAl
tracyasia, Owner at Blue Gecko Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Hi There, Sorry for the disappointment! Just a note to say, due to popular demand, we have added quesadillas and enchiladas back to the menu. If you're back in Dali, please give us another chance and we'll give you a free Mexican meal! Tracy

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The lady who runs blue gecko was super friendly and gave us great local info while we were having breakfast. Her information got us to a great hike one of our favorites so far in china! Price was average and quality of food was great...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank dylanc650
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

i am a student of dali university from india... being an indian + vegetarian it is very hard to find food of my choice in china... i had the best experience regarding food in dali today.. the food was delicious... going back soon.. a must...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank subhra m
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We went here twice on successive nights. First time it was for local provincial Chinese food. The best our tour group had in the whole month. Then we went back the second night thinking more of the same, but no they switched things up for...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank imcwade
Reviewed November 22, 2017

This is a nice place to get a coffee, a drink. They have a nice terrace next to this water canal, it is surrounded by trees and flowers and it feels like you are in a forest next to a river. The owner is lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank muzeyens
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We went there because it was very close to our hostel (jade emu, very good as well) and we really enjoyed ! The food is really great (Thai chicken, pumpkin soup) and good atmosphere. You should definitely go there if you look for a mix...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank carodroit
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December 24, 2015|
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Response from hen l | Reviewed this property |
Can you find bar street? its at the top across from dali cat
Kate B
June 21, 2015|
Response from tracyasia | Property representative |
Hi Kate, sorry about that! I have just updated the tripadvisor map and added a little to our address to help make it more clear (it takes a day or two to change on the site). We are about 50m down from the Hong Long Jing... More
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