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Cornerstone Cafe

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best Food in Lijiang #1 By Far
1. Best Food in Lijiang #1 By Far
"pure awesomeness"
JarsOfClay2016
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2. Beats 5 star hotels in China!
2. Beats 5 star hotels in China!
"this place comes first among restaurants we have visited in China."
MrAndyBeales
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3. Absolutely Top!
3. Absolutely Top!
"Flavour, value, service. Amazing."
N K
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About
Cafe located between Black Dragon Pool and Lijiang Old Town Water Wheel. We offer a wide range of Western Food including Burgers, Pizza, Salads, Mexican, homemade desserts, homemade ice cream and much more! Best coffee in town and a selection of juices, craft beers, and wine.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Pizza, Cafe, Southwestern, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere amazingly chill as opposed to the tourist trap vibe the Old Town of Lijiang sometimes suffers from. We had the a pizza and a burrito which was probably the best Mexican inspired dish in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mgrevsen
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I'm a long-term resident of LiJiang and have really enjoyed Cornerstone offering high-quality, great-tasting Western food and handifcraft coffees to our city. The co-owners worked hard to get the perfect recipes and the result is delicious hamburgers, amazing pizzas, authentic Mexican/Tex-Mex dishes and delicious appetizers....More

Date of visit: April 2018
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markkirkbride, Public Relations Manager at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi :) thanks for the great review and feedback. We're still pretty new, so always looking to improve the menu, keep the food consistent and add some new tasty additions along the way. That mocha almond crunch ice cream still disappears daily ! thanks for...More

Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

A place to go! We have had great salades, Fries and chicken strips. We really had a Nice meal and the staff is pretty good in englisch. That is Nice for a Change.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 766martijng
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Went for breakfast. Legit food. Great service. Definitely want to return soon. Thanks for the great experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KBandFood
CornerPR2018, Public Relations Manager at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

The pleasure was all ours. Thanks for visiting and pop by anytime! :)

Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

The BEST Mexican food in all Ive China that I’ve found. I’ve lived in China for 6 years, traveled to all the big cities, many smaller cities. And everywhere I go I’m searching for Mexican/western food. Cornerstone cafe is absolutely the best! I ordered the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Melbies2003
CornerPR2018, Public Relations Manager at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

Thanks for the recommendations, we're working on it! Very happy you enjoyed the food and thanks for the amazing review. :) come see us anytime !

Reviewed January 29, 2019

I had a busy eating itinerary planned when I came to Lijiang, but cancelled most of my plans after finding this place. I was here for dinner yesterday (vegetarian pizza – exceptional), lunch and dinner today, and, time permitting, continued gluttony tomorrow. The restaurant can...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank The3rdRR
I5834AOchris, Owner at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Reviews like this just make our day. It was nice meeting you Robert, I think you came in here everyday, twice a day for a number of days. Tells us we're doing something right, cheers!!

Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Good quality western food. We ate pizza, salad, french fries, desert. All very tasty. I mean it :) The owner is there and he cooks. The place is a sure go if you want to have a nice dinner. I recommend to try the Pumkin...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mari-journ
I5834AOchris, Owner at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

All the way from Russia!! I think you guys were our first ever Russian customers which is awesome!! Thanks for coming to eat here and it was fascinating talking with you guys. And yes I cook, when they actually let me in the kitchen:)

Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

I first decided to go to this restaurant/cafe on the recommendation of the owner of the hostel where I was staying. I love love love Chinese food and haven’t found Western food in China to be particularly good but Corner Stone and the people who...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RachsChinaTravels
I5834AOchris, Owner at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Yea, again, we can really help connect you with folks in the area for your travels. So, come by, grab a cup of what I think is the best coffee in town, and let us help make your plans for Tiger Leaping Gorge and Shangra...More

Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

My friends and I (from Aus) had a great experience eating at Cornerstone Cafe. We ordered a few Western dishes and loved the food, especially the burrito! Chris was fantastic had was able to answer plenty of questions for us about the area as well!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank William S
I5834AOchris, Owner at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. We totally enjoyed having you guys visit us and glad we could be a bit of refuge for you! We do have connections in town with tour guides and such, so if we can ever help provide local info, we are happy...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

I visited with my girlfriend, we shared the enchilada, burrito and tacos. Although not listed in the menu, the staff were happy to make them without meat for us. The whole meal was suitably cheesy and the taco shell had the perfect firmness such that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DanP3436
I5834AOchris, Owner at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

We are happy to make anything!! Just ask, we'll do our best and so glad we could satisfy your veggie longings. Actually, I think our veggie pizza is a well kept secret, perhaps we should try to change that!! Thanks for your review!

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