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“Small, eclectic and super friendly”
Review of Porque no? cafe

Porque no? cafe
Ranked #1 of 399 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 September 18, 2013

We've been to Porque No many times since our 1st trip to Antigua and Carlos and Carolina always make a point to give us a big hug and thank us for coming in.

Porque No is small....so plan ahead and be patient for a table.

The food is simple but very tasty. I am a huge fan of the Lomito as well as the Shrimp Curry. The food is well prepared and a GREAT value, especially compared to the overpriced mediocre meals at many Antigua restaurants.

Carlo's does a nice crepe for desert too!

This is a great place to just a a beer or a glass of wine and socialize too.

If you are looking for a super friendly place with great food to meet friends or meet new friends, this is the place.

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3  Thank Scottviajero
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

Small, adorable restaurant where the owners work hard to make sure you feel at home. The food (I had eggplant parmesan) was delicious, but the company was even better. The owners speak wonderful English, but are also happy to help you practice speaking Spanish with lots of good conversation. The atmosphere is lovely and completely comfortable -- I can't wait to return!

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3  Thank Joie E
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

We visited a couple weeks ago and we liked Por Que No but mostly because the owners are trying very hard.

We weren{t impressed with the ambiance. Its more like a Speak Easy environment from New York back in the day. Not unlike Cafe No Se in Antigua.

The quesadillas are good but not something we would return for.

Prices are reasonable.

Its a long walk from Park Central and a little obscure to find.

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Thank Ceci C
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

a bit out of the way, downstairs area.. very small. .a bit of a bar.
upstairs. (ladder-stairs w/ rope) 3 tables.
Super friendly staff... went with our kids they loved it.
food equal to the other restaurants we ate at for 1/3 of the price.

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Thank caseynshan
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

When you walk in to Por Que Nomthefirst thing you notice is the small but cozy space followed by the friendly faces of Carlos and Carol, the owners. Por Que No is an amazing place to go whether you want to grab a drink or smoothie with friends or eat dinner.

The food is amazing. Some of my favorites are the eggplant quesadilla or burrito, the curry, and the eggplant gratinada.

The atmosphere is cozy and friendly, the service is great, the food is amazing, and the prices are cheap. And when you go back, you will be welcomed again like a long lost friend, What more can you ask for?

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2  Thank Jenaerin
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