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Cafe Carambola

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610 W Hubbard St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2285
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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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local who eats here with friends. It's a tad expensive but worth it. Never disappointed. There's nothing like it around here. Casual.

Thank etccda
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117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little Cafe with salads, sandwiches and light dishes. We love the mix off flavors with the sweetness of the watermelon mixed with the fresh veggies and large chunky bits of shrimp. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich, huge serving, wonderfully tastefully prepared. The black bean mango salad was extremely tasty with a fresh tang to the dressing but... More 

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League City, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this quaint cafe and we went back almost every day for lunch. It's a small restaurant but worth it. It feels like you are visiting a friend and they're cooking just for you. Come early because they run out by the end of the day. Friday is tamale day and they ran out before 1:00. My favorites... More 

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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 July 23, 2016 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 July 18, 2016 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 July 15, 2016

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 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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 

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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 June 27, 2016 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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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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

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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
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups, Latin, Spanish, South American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 W Hubbard St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2285
  • 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?