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Cafe Carambola

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610 W Hubbard St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2285
+1 208-676-8784
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“tamales” (13 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (10 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
610 W Hubbard St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2285
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Reviewed March 17, 2015

Carambola's Friday tamale special is the best. And the rest of their delicious menu is wonderful as well!

Thank andpeter
Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have eaten here a few times and still do not understand the popularity. Parking is limited. It is only open for lunch and is a bit pricey. Not a lot of room. You order at the counter, sit in wooden chairs and someone brings...More

Thank thepoodle
Reviewed March 10, 2015

After reading all of the reviews, I made a special trip to Coeur d'Alene to visit this cafe. While it was nice, the service was excellent, the food was good not great. I was a little disappointed. The prices are fair, and interior was clean...More

Thank DahlingDiva
Reviewed February 3, 2015

I've been to Cafe Carambola many dozens of times. I keep coming back. I even bring interview candidates from work here to impress them. The flavor of the food is very tasty and authentic. The owner is from Mexico and provides great customer service. The...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

I loved this little cafe! I've worked 1/2 a mile away for the last 3 years and have never seen it. My loss. Friday is homemade tamale day. Apparently I have never had a "real" tamale. These are the real deal. The owner and staff...More

1  Thank Jeff D
Reviewed January 5, 2015

Due to the numerous positive reviews, we stopped by Cafe Carambola on a recent trip to Coeur d'Alene. We were not disappointed! Our experience seems to be the norm. The owner greeted us warmly, explained the menu, and encouraged us to mix and match salad...More

1  Thank AmieK1
Reviewed December 24, 2014

Though the venue is of limited seating the cafe has a very loyal following and does a brisk lunch business. It is a bright and clean spot with a case full of freshly made salads, offerings of a couple of soups each day and a...More

Thank CDArdsident
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Check the hours, add it to your list of places to eat in Coeur d' Alene (CdA). Homestyle fare in a clean, professionally run eatery. Seriously, you'd swear your Tia is working there. ask about the classes, if you can, take one. This is among...More

Thank ChaudFoix32
Reviewed November 18, 2014

Amazing lunch! My husband had the best pork sandwich he has ever had and the selection of salads make it difficult to choose which one to try. We would definitely recommend this little gem.

1  Thank Janis M
Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stopped here on the advice of Trip Advisor reviews. Everything we read was accurate! The food is unique and delicious--- so fresh! Get there early as it fills up fast! Enjoy!!!

Thank janmccumb
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Questions & Answers
April 20, 2016|
Response from alawton98 | Reviewed this property |
Unless they have a private room somewhere, or they're catering offsite, there wouldn't be enough room. Plus, I don't think it's formal enough for something that important.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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: +1 208-676-8784
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