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“A fab hidden gem”

The Gypsy's Lair Art Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $5
Cuisines: Southwestern, Asian, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: We went to this restaurant on 13 April 2011 and it had opened just a week beforehand. The decor, both inside and out, was novel and really tasteful. Food was delicious and service great. Even the owner came up and asked us personally how we found the food and service. I'd highly recommend a meal here!
Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

If you're in Puerto then definitely check out this little gem. Opened by a local artist who is intrigued by gypsy culture, this little bar/restaurant really does look like the inside of an Irish gypsy caravan!

The staff are great, really friendly and helpful, Great food and good value.

We had a really lovely evening here and would recommend you hunt this place out and experience it for yourself

1  Thank Hanonthemove
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Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this cafe after a day of shopping in the flea market..
Great discovery. What caught my attention upon entering were the paintings on the wall and the overall interior design of the place! All the paintings (99.9% atleast) were by a famous local artist. It was so cool.. As for coffee, we didn't know what was good so we asked the waiter who kindly recommended the Gypsy Brew latte... We chose that along with one chocolate moist cake .. The combination is great. Seriously, Im not a fan of chocolate but the cake is great. It's not spongy (which is what I thought the texture would be as it was called 'moist') but rather firm yet it melts in your mouth. Their coffee is a mix of coffee beans locally/Baguio & Jamaican beans.. So good we ended up coming here twice in 2 days. Shoutout to the 2 waiters who were very friendly and informative (w/ regards to the history of the coffee shop).. When I
travel back to PPC, i will definitely make a stop there.

1  Thank Valerie d
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Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

With affordable prices this Cafe propose nice menu with abordable prices.
Waiters are very kind and don t forget to taste the homade ice cream

2  Thank stephyni
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is a gem in Puerto Princesa, a great place for dinner. The atmosphere is great and I loved the decoration (they featured local artists). The menu had a variety of options at reasonable prices.

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1  Thank Manuela O
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

After reading the good reviews of this cafe' we thought we really had to try it out. The decore and art gives the cafe' a nice atmosphere. Unfortunately I was disappointed by the food, sizes and the service the during my mulitple visits. For example the sandwishes, burritos and breakfast are very bland. The size of the portions is small and even if the menu brags about the LARGE burrito it was small. Tried to get the fresh fruit salad and yoghurt 3 times but with no luck. I also have to say that the service was mediocre by the male waiter who lacked customer service skills. Coffee and drinks are great but apart from that I was not impressed by this cafe'.

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1  Thank melodygardot
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