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Cafe Carambola

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610 West Hubbard, Coeur d'Alene, ID
208 676-8784
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Spokane, Washington
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful summer night with shrimp and and Damon on the grill, fresh corn Mexican-style, numerous salads, salsas, guacamole. One of my favorite all-time meals. The family prepared everything beautifully, with colors and flavors galore. Ours was a special event but I can't wait to go visit them and dine again. Wow!

Thank QuanYinLynne
Dayton, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for vegetarians and vegans. Fresh salads with quinoa, tabbouleh, black beans, vegs all dressed with a light lemon dressing. Cuban style sandwiches were delicious and easily made veg. Owner was very accommodating. Fantastic Mexican coffee too. Highly recommend!

Thank windysgarden
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199 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live locally and have never been to Cafe Carambola despite always wanting to. It was worth the wait. The line to order was quite long upon arriving. So many good options to choose from. My husband had the Argentine torta and I had La Portena in a wrap. Tried the soup of the day; bacon and bean. I think... More 

Thank potatofish
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way from the Oregon Coast back to Missoula, we stopped at this lovely, little, genuinely-Latin-American cafe in the heart of Coeur d'Alene. What a treat to take time to exhale and treat ourselves to yummy authentic offerings and the warmth of its owner, Carlos, and his wife and chef Columba. My partner had the Carambola Club (chipotle drizzle,... More 

Thank MslaGran
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had tremendous food and excellent service. It is a good lunch spot next to some other businesses but well worth the stop.

Thank Darren P
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

All the reviews of this place are totally true! The food is fresh, delicious and creative. The people behind the counter are so friendly. My husband and I were so pleased to go here.

Thank psbBethesda
Denton, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We love this place. There are some great, tasty options here for both unique salads and sandwiches that come from multiple locations around Latin America. My personal favorite is the Argentine sandwich. It comes with a wonderfully authentic-tasting chimmichurri sauce. We highly recommend this place for some wonderfully diverse food options that are also healthy for you.

1 Thank Todd G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful! Excellent exotic flavors hand made from scratch and affordable as well. Excellent change of pace from the run of the mill.

1 Thank jstylecoop
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Flat out great Latin-American food. Tortas (sandwiches), quesadillas, soup, wraps. Small, flavorful menu. The club quesadilla was a little spicy for my daughter, but she wouldn't quit on it! The owner is engaging and friendly. Expect a line, but it's worth it.

1 Thank alawton98
Pocatello, Idaho
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Great flavors, I enjoyed the Carambola Club with pork and Marinated Tomato & Avocado salad. They are friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended!

Thank Justin F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Vegetarian, Soups, Latin, Cafe, South American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 West Hubbard, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: 208 676-8784

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?