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“A great place for a relaxed meal”
Review of Cafe Arriba

Cafe Arriba
Ranked #5 of 39 Restaurants in Portree
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: Bright, informal, bubbly, relaxed bistro Cafe in the heart of Portree. Daily changing food menu. Extensive vegetarian & meaty choices. The best coffee in town. Open daily from 7am-6pm. Scrumptious meals and home-baked cakes. WE CATER FOR ALL! FOLLOW THE STAIRWAY TO FOOD HEAVEN...
Hereford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“A great place for a relaxed meal”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We found Cafe Arriba located on the small road towards the harbour in Portree. Although there isn't much to see from the road, we decided to take a chance and went up to the first floor. A cheery waitress showed us to a table and we ordered a Boston pork & beans dish with tortilla chips and a lamb burger with pickled veg and sweet potato wedges.

The food was excellent, together with a nice atmosphere and lovely views across the harbour and beyond. A slice of carrot cake and a white chocolate and banana muffin together with a couple of generous mugs of coffee closed proceedings.

Good food, friendly service.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Steve P
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alexandria, va
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“Limited dinner menu and horrible service”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Visited in late September on a Saturday night around 6pm and the place was empty. there were only 5 options available on the menu. Four other options were crossed out and not available. I asked our "waiter" a few questions about the options and he was clueless. He just shrugged his shoulders and said "I don't know". We left after not finding anything on the menu that appealed to us and getting no help from the staff. If you are planning on visiting off-season and for dinner, I would recommend having a second restaurant choice in mind in case Cafe Arriba doesn't meet your needs.

  • Visited September 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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“Great little place for coffee”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

Cosy cafe for just coffee and cake or for breakfast. We went prior to going on a boat trip and the staff were extremely friendly. They also had soya milk.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Christine H
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“Great food, brilliant views”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Perfect location for really delicious, daily changing food options in a fun and colourful cafe setting - with the added bonus of amazing views across Portree Harbour.

  • Visited September 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
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“Consistently Good.”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

I often visited this lovely restaurant when in Portree, it is always busy and the staff are very welcoming. food is always well thought on the menu, offering a wide variety.
Keep it up!

  • Visited September 2013
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