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“BEST SANDWICH IN BELLINGHAM”
Review of Cafe Rumba

Cafe Rumba
Ranked #20 of 452 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Peruvian
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

If you are a foodie, do yourself a favor and have a sandwich at Cafe Rumba. BEST SANDWICH IN BELLINGHAM!

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Reviewed December 26, 2013

Expectations were high for my 2nd visit to Cafe Rumba. Now...what to eat? Asado De Res-that I devoured last visit-featuring Melt-in-your-mouth Pot Roast with Rumba's unique Tuca Marinara Sauce, or my friend Lynne's favorite-Pavo-Grilled Turkey with spinach, veggies, and a fusion of Rumba's magical Salsa's? Soup? Appetizers? I went for the Pavo. Each bite was a taste sensation! My friend, Jeanette, a vegetarian, chose the Peruano-Yam, cheese, fresh veggies-topped with Salsa's, and served on a crusty bun. Both generous Sanquiches were blessed with potato's topped with a mouth watering peppery sauce. I tried to ask Jeanette if she liked her Saquiche but she wouldn't stop eating! Finally, she announced that she plans to return to Cafe Rumba next week with her friend Maria Rose from Ecuador. She also commented on the uniqueness of the Yam and it's wonderful blend of vegies and Salsa's. Now I'm convinced that every choice at Cafe Rumba is the perfect choice! Bravo Cafe Rumba! I am now joining the regulars!

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2  Thank Jane R
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Reviewed December 23, 2013

I was curious about this little Peruvian place, but didn't really want a sandwich. Curiousity won.
We had the BUTIFARRA (country ham, yam, mixed greens, salsa criolla, aji amarillo) and ASADO DE RES (beef pot roast in tuco marinara sauce). They came with either potatos or yams with a sauce that reminded me of one of the popular mojos of the Canary Islands.
Both sandwiches were excellent on nice toasted Peruvian rolls (crusty, soft inside). The folks working there were anxious to tell us the ins and outs of why the dishes were special. Very friendly.

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2  Thank astrolake
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

We go to Cafe Rumba a couple of times a month, at least. Sandwiches are great every time, and they often have delicious Peruvian specials that are not available on the regular menu. Prices are good, staff is terrific (very friendly and proud of what they do). There are no similar options in town or in the region. Stop by for $5 sandwiches on Thursday, and you will be hooked.

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Reviewed November 10, 2013

Holy Posole! I just had the most incredible feast at Cafe Rumba!

If you think Antonio's Cuban Salsa is hot, say "Mucho Gusto" to his Asada De Res Sanguiches with Peruvian Marinara Sauce! It's lean, tender, and perfectly juicy. The side of Papas Con Aji, delivers potatos to a delicious new direction.

Don't wait for a special occassion to vist Cafe Rumba. Eating there is a fiesta in your tummy!

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1  Thank Jane R
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