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“A gem in Antigua”
Review of Porque no? cafe

Porque no? cafe
Ranked #10 of 377 Restaurants in Antigua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $12
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: We are a place where friends are always welcome. It's small so you can feel the art and the good vibes filling your trip with interesting stories from strangers that by the time you are leaving have become friends. Come and start your night enjoying a delicious dinner with a nice cold beer or a glass of wine.
Reviewed April 12, 2013

This is a very charming little bar. As others say it is small but that adds to its intimacy. Steady stream of tourists and locals with Carlos and Carolina as the perfect hosts. Had some great beer and wine and tasty food. Menu is small but well executed. Bags of ambience and funky decor. Their clientele are all very friendly too. You will have a very nice evening here but go by 7pm because it fills up quickly!

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1  Thank tinkers234
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Carlos_Carolina, Owner at Porque no? cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2013

Thank you for giving us a chance and bringing your magic into this place... hope you had tons of fun in your visit in Antigua and we can see you here in Antigua soon enough...

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Well this little restaurant is tucked on the corner of 2nd avenue and 9th street. You have to look at the corner on the east side or you will miss it, lol. The area is very small and quaint. You are literally a patron and a server, especially if you sit next to the bar. The food was amazing, the atmosphere incredible, and the service was just too much fun. You have to experience it for yourself. It is as much fun as a ride at disney haha.

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Unfortunately, we waited until the last week of our three months stay in Antigua to dine here. It is so tiny in size and so large in warmth and food. Getting upstairs to dine is half of the pleasure. The couple, chef and hostess/waitress are so warm and friendly. We had the steak with the espresso sauce and the eggplant. If we had more days left would have returned. It makes you smile!

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Thank Italia077
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

You will come in for you most epic meal my fav is the (sirloin with peper cream sauce)! You will eat, drink, kick back and listen to some good music have lots of laughs and smiles and nine times out of ten you will get a hug from the both of them thanking you for coming in and dinning with them. Love Thea people, Carlos will make up sandwiches and give the really poor people that live around his restaurant! Seen that happen countless times! It is number one most loved places in Antigua. The first place I go when I role in to town.

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Thank Benjamin1777
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Such a truly lovely place. Everything about it feels like it is done with love -- from the food to the service to the ambiance. Carolina and Carlos really are amazingly kind and super welcoming, making you feel right at home. The food is delicious and feels good for your soul, like a home cooked meal does. The decor is funky cool, with writing and creativity everywhere. The prices are also SUPER reasonable. Wish I was in Antigua for another night, as I would go there again and again in a heartbeat. Thank you for a wonderful evening, Carolina and Carlos!!

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Thank ErinH876
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