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“Superb Ambiance, good food”
Review of Margie's Kitchen

Margie's Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Butuan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $6
Cuisines: American, Asian
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: "People are drawn to Margie’s cafe because it is reminiscent of some boho-artsy European café or a hole-in-the wall hangout in an American college town." But loyal customers agree that the famous cakes/pastries, and tasty food keep them coming back.
Reviewed September 4, 2012

From best to good

Ambiance - Definitely the best. You would almost forgot where you are, while looking at the fancy decorated lights, some vine effect design, colorful chalk board menu. Also, although the chairs and tables had a local feel, it still contributed to the Ambiance. Best ambiance, hands down, in Butuan City. (no comparison though with others, but compared it with my Europe experience of which restaurants had small seating capacity and a different feel of ambiance). Anyway, I posted a photo which you may want to check out.

Food - Food is pretty decent, and probably one of the best, if not the best in Butuan City. Taste of the food, I would say, is definitely not the run of the mill fastfood or regular dining taste, but a few notches higher. This comment is made on the basis of my comparison with other restaurants I've eaten (not in Butuan). From what I have heard, most other popular restaurants are seafood restaurants. So if you're looking for a place which serves intercontinental and asian food such as pasta, sandwiches and steaks, then this is the place for you.

Order - I ordered the Vietnamese Spring Roll which was ok (but inferior to another well renowned Vietnamese restaurant). The steak was ok also.

Service - pretty slow since only a handful of servers are working for a the almost full restaurant.

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Thank criz16
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

Nice decor, excellent service and food. The Chili Dog is spot on and the free WiFi makes visiting Margie's a must do when in Butuan.

Thank Mikl0s
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Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

Great menu selection, nice cozy ambience, food from around the world and for all types- vegetarian, meat lovers, sweet tooth. Definitely a great place to dine. Hats off!!

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

good meal taste of everything. the pasta with meat sauce is very good

Thank clifford b
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

I really liked Margie's restaurant. The coffee shop itself is kind of funky and bohemian like. The shakes, cakes and cappuccinos are properly hand made and you can even get decaffeinated coffee types (which are kind of unknown in town otherwise).
I agree totally with one of the previous reviews: this is the ideal spot to sit and write a piece or read a book. The tables outside have a more summery feel to them however they still retain the unique style of the establishment.
Good Wi-Fi connection, so do bring your laptop.
Friendly service.
Recommended.

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Thank ByeByeBlues7
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