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“Thumbs up for Sinigang”
Review of Artcafe

Ranked #6 of 99 Restaurants in El Nido
Price range: $4 - $20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Artcafe is a popular restaurant, opens the doors early morning for breakfast with the best homemade bread, Yogurt, Swiss Muesli etc. It's a good hangout anytime of the day to have a bite or a coffee, a fruit shake, a cocktail or a sumptious meal, book a tour or a ticket. At night the place lights up, live music begins and you can enjoy delicious international specialities and a great variation of salads that are grown on their own organic farm or enjoy a good glass of wine and meet people at the Bar. Wifi - Book exchange - Foreign exchange - Travel & Tour booking desk - Rentals of Kayaks, Paddle boards and Snorkel gear - General Sales Agent for El Nido Flights (Air Swift) - Airline ticketing - Van and Boat tickets - Up-to-date Information.
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Thumbs up for Sinigang”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

On the first floor there was a small boutique where you can buy souvenir items and on the second floor its where you can find art cafe..

About the set-up
Its very nice, cozy atmosphere, table and chairs are made of wood,you can see lots of decorations.The bar was spacious.
I was just curious what was the reception area on the left side when you went upstairs.
Its just bit noisy, i think its for an island activity inquiries.

About the staff-
they are OK but sort of advice, please be friendly and approachable with your guest.You can offer your customer what was the best menu you do have. It could uplift your sales and marketing strategies and you can give your client a good service as well.

About the food-
THUMBS UP for the Sinigang.
The "FRESH LUMPIA"...woooow!! amazing
same with the Pancit Canton Canton...yummy! and almost all of the food was great.
My boyfriend was very amaze for this sour soup and he really loved it.Its bit expensive but its worth it. To all of the travelers especially for those foreigners who wants to try filipino dishes,
i highly recommended Artcafe Sinigang.

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank Jennie Se S
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Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good service, lovely venue”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

Its on the second floor so you have a bit of a view if you go out to the balcony. Nice, modern and good service

Visited August 2012
1 Thank RSM6
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Austin, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A well deserved reputation”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

The food is excellent at the restaurant and the tours are pro! We booked all our tours through Artcafe and had dinner there one night. The place has a stellar reputation that is well deserved!

Visited August 2012
Thank ReyShaunMadolora
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2012

I love that they are one of the two establishments that accepts credit cards in El Nido, and that their food is okay, maybe more than okay and that the music just changed my own taste buds. They play corny music all night. Maybe they thought all of their guests are lovers or something.
I would rate this cafe higher but the music. My goodness, please re-check your playlist..

Visited August 2012
1 Thank JanMichael_24
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pawikan66, Owner at Artcafe, responded to this review, August 23, 2012
Thanks a lot for your review. We'll definitely check our playlist and take care a bit more what we play. We appreciate your comment. Hope to see you again at Artcafe. Cheers!
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17 reviews
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“Art Cafe with attitude!”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

This place is very beautiful, it is also very over priced and not worth the extra cost.
The staff have attitude but not in a good way! Definity for holiday makers, less so for backpackers.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Arabakhidi
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