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“Genuine local food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe La Puerta

Cafe La Puerta
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Ballantrae Ontario Canada
Level Contributor
80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Genuine local food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013

This is the place if you want a variety of genuine Guatemalan food. We had the fish and chicken plus various sides. The service was excellent and the owner Blake made sure that everything was prepared the way we wanted it. Don't miss this one.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Timberbank26
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Valencia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Beautiful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

Great guacamole!! & toast/jam & lemonade & homemade chips. That's all we've had there but the place is peaceful, beautiful and the staff lovely and kind. The upstairs seating area is really nice.

Visited February 2013
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Thank SHossy
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Copenhagen
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Home made potato chips that are amazing! not to mention all the other goodies.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

We liked it all! Delicious sandwiches, terrific Burritos, sweet staff, gorgeous butterflies, organic lettuce, right next door to our hotel. This place is a MUST! Cleanest kitchen in San Pedro probably along with Ventana Blue.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank webklan
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Shoreline, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A feast for all your senses”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

I was traveling with a group of North Americans and this was one of the places identified as safe for our delicate stomachs, and it turned out to be my favorite. Try the cilantro soup! And the tipico breakfast. It was all delicious and new to my happy palate.

In addition to the lovely, comfortable, and welcoming garden atmosphere mentioned by others, the owner and staff treated me like a friend. It's true that it takes a bit longer than you might expect to get your food, but somehow, it wasn't a hardship to sit in that lovely environment a few minutes longer.

One day, I didn't leave enough time for lunch so I stopped in and explained, asking what I could order that would be quick. They suggested chicken quesadillas and they, too, were delicious... and I was in and out in 15 minutes.

They are also committed to the community. The talented chef responded to a request by a local community group to provide training on hygienic food preparation for visitors from North America. I particularly appreciated that, being one of those North Americans.

One more thing - be sure to check out the beautiful and fun artwork - the poles of stacked teapots and cups, and the beautiful table mosaics. Cafe la Puerta provides a feast for all your senses.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Liz99633
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Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Food is delicious, cold beer and beautiful gardens”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

Just wonderful stop to have lunch in the garden under a blue sky, with tasty food and a cold beer. The service is slow but don´t mind it and just relax and chill in the tranquility setting.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Galamba
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