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“Cute coffee shop with nice terrace”
Review of Blue Gecko Cafe

Blue Gecko Cafe
Ranked #5 of 130 Restaurants in Dali
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, European
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Blue Gecko has new operating hours! We are now open three days a week with a new wood-fire pizza oven. Come enjoy sitting in our garden and try our fabulous pizza each Monday, Friday and Saturday. If you have a group and want us to open for an event, call us to prearrange the time and we will open just for you!
Reviewed November 22, 2017

This is a nice place to get a coffee, a drink. They have a nice terrace next to this water canal, it is surrounded by trees and flowers and it feels like you are in a forest next to a river.

The owner is lovely with adorable smile. Had good white wine here and a nice fresh apple juice.

Grab your favorite drink, your book and spend few relaxing hours here.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank muzeyens
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We went there because it was very close to our hostel (jade emu, very good as well) and we really enjoyed ! The food is really great (Thai chicken, pumpkin soup) and good atmosphere. You should definitely go there if you look for a mix betw en western and Chinese food!
We might go back!!

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank carodroit
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

It took us a while to locate the Blue Gecko, but we were so glad to have found it! Located in a quiet part of the old town, the food was fresh and very tasty. We spoke to the English owner of the restaurant, who was exceptionally helpful in providing tips as to what to visit during our stay, and she also offered to help us arrange transport to the railway station the following day.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Julie D
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Great food option in Dali after having some bad experiences this restored our faith and is certainly a trustworthy place to eat in Dali. The food is fresh and hot. The coffee was great. We'll be going back here.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Gemma G
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

When I came today I had an impression the girl who worked there was unhappy and prefer to rest and have no guests. I felt not welcomed.There were no clients in the restaurant exept me all time.
Food was ok, pizza is eatable, better then I had before in Kunming restaurants.
Will not come back for sure.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ksyusha_du
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tracyasia, Owner at Blue Gecko Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Hi, I apologise that our staff did not meet your expectations. We have considered your review and we are in the process of conduction more staff training to try to ensure this does not happen again. If you are ever in Dali again, please come back to the Blue Gecko for a free drink and give us another chance to prove our improved service.

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