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“Fantastic, Friendly Local Place”
Review of Porque no? cafe

Porque no? cafe
Ranked #10 of 385 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 August 1, 2014

We were after somewhere authentic and local. Wow, this place gets it spot on.
We were given such a warm welcome and invited to grab a table up the ladder/stairs to the first floor. Only 3-4 tables there, so very cosy. The beer was ice cold, the wine was lovely, the food was delicious, the atmosphere was fantastic. Brilliant value too.
We would have gone back there, but had to leave the following morning.
If you're after somewhere rustic, friendly and laid-back, I can't recommend this place enough.

5  Thank Tom_JackAttack
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

I met friends at this locally owned neighborhood style dive. It is chic in its ramshackleness and its menu is to die for! I was amazed at the food and the price can't be beat!

It's a cool crowd too!

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1  Thank RoamingGibsons
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

Porque No? is not for everyone. If your taste runs to the Ritz Carlton, it's probably not a good choice for you.

If you're adventuresome, appreciate something a little out of the ordinary, then by all means walk a few blocks to Porque No? It's located in a residential neighborhood in the south part of Antigua, off the beaten tourist track of Parque Central-area restaurants. Be aware: they're only open for dinner and there is no sign.

It's a small, funky space, more bar than restaurant, with a unique clientele and the nicest, friendliest owners, Carlos the chef and Carolina, who runs the front of house.

The food is good, prices reasonable, and by the time you leave you will have made new friends. It's just that kind of place! The menu is fairly simple and straightforward. Portions are ample.

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2  Thank misstutti2
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Porque no? Cafe is really unique with its inside decorations of bottles hanging from the roof and more and that they allow customers to write on basically everything. The food is delicious, while a very small menu we had the burrito and chicken breast, both were served fast and fresh. The servers are the friendliest people and make you feel very welcome. Drinks are great, dark beer on tap is really good. Overall great food with generous servings, cheap prices and a very unique place to eat in Antigua.

Also it is quite a small place and fills up very quickly, we got there at 730 p.m and got a table within 5 minutes but people turned up shortly after us and it turned into a 20 minute wait,

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Thank tbill798
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Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Small place located in a corner. No signs, just a big green door.
Offers fantastic food and great customer service. The best burrito we had during all our trip. Get the table just out in the corner or grab a seat in the tinny upstairs dinning room.

Thank Mercè D
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