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Sirena Street | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 920 902 6317
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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ruislip
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent 1 month in phillipines and Art cafe was/is the worst place we visited;this place has been overtaken by tourism and doesn't begin represent the kind pleasant nature of Phillipinos.

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Thank RuislipHillbilly
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food and love music, a packed house and nice chilled beers. Cant really go wrong. If you're in El Nido, you need to visit this hole atleast one night

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1 Thank Meet S
Byron Bay, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from our resort and it's clear that they send all of the Western tourists here. Firstly we were told it was busy so we had to sit at the bar which we said was fine but they ended up taking us to a table right next to the bar. They allow smoking inside so... More 

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Thank TashMatthews
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this place mostly for the internet, as this place has best connection in the village. Although when crowded, it gets slow. The place is big and nice, has bar and some tables outside at the balcony. The food is the weak part I think and not the best I would say. Very limited options in menu, mostly including... More 

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Thank Viktoryia K
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good with a great variety and at fair prices. Really good address in El Nido for a nice dinner.

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1 Thank joachim z
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food. The service is a bit slow, but the staff were really nice. But we did have to ask for some water several times before getting some. But the food is really good.

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Thank Simone N
puerto princesa
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have watched this restaurant grow from its humble beginnings around 1996 to become one of the best restaurants in town. It is Swiss/Filipino run and they also have a boutique on the ground floor as well as a travel agency. Each time i am in El Nido i make a point of eating here and each night the meal... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is average. Not worth the price and the customer service is TERRIBLE (no welcome when entering the restaurant.. and no thank you at all after dining and paying)

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Thank escaveche
Marseille, France
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a nice restaurant/shop we ate there for dinner and had a nice meal, nothing was extraordinary and it is a little expensive (reason for the 4stars instead of 5) but still it's definitely a good stop

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Thank Konaminu34
Kiwi
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bread baked like NZ Styles...Rewena Paroa bread mainly made by Maori. All my whanau would love this place for brekky. Pancakes are massive like the size of the plate and delicious. Well done Chef/Baker!

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Thank BrudaT
artcafeelnido, Owner at Artcafe, responded to this review

Thanks a lot BrudaT for you nice review. We will surely keep the pancakes coming out this way and tell the Chef and Baker. They will be so happy to hear your grateful comment. A thank you for their hard work and continued giving their best. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Philippine, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sirena Street | Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  El Nido
  • Phone Number: +63 920 902 6317
Description
Artcafe is a popular restaurant, opens the doors early morning to serve great breakfast with the best homemade bread, homemade Yogurt, Swiss Muesli etc. It's a perfect hangout place for the whole day and taste the best comfort food, book a tour, a flight and get some good quality information.
At night the place lights up, live music begins and you can enjoy delicious international specialities and a great variation of salads that are grown on their own organic farm or enjoy a good glass of wine and meet people at the Bar.
Wifi - Book exchange - Foreign exchange - Travel & Tour booking desk - Rentals of Kayaks, Paddle boards and Snorkel gear - General Sales Agent for Direct Flights (ITI) MNL-ELN-MNL - Airline ticketing - Van and Boat tickets - Up-to-date Information.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?