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California Cafe

28 de Julio 562, Huaraz, Peru
+51 43 428354
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (24 reviews)
“falafel” (9 reviews)
“yogurt” (9 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
American, Peruvian, Fusion, Cafe, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
28 de Julio 562, Huaraz, Peru
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41 - 50 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The owner is the nicest bilingual woman! She goes out of her way to know you and make sure you're happy. I liked it!

Thank spalaci7
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Now I would say firstly that 'Average' seems harsh, I would If I could rate 'Good' as it neither blew me away nor offended me in any way. But visiting this place based on the trip advisor reviews I have to sat I was a...More

Thank Cam W
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I've just come back from my second dinner at California cafe, and for the second time I have left the restaurant feeling both hungry, and annoyed that I did not get value for money. Both of the main dishes I ordered during my two visits...More

Thank michaelcaulfield1
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great cafe with friendly staff. They just start serving dinner. I had the tacos that were wonderful. Best tacos in town. For dessert I had the best brownies and basil ice cream. Don't forget the pisco sour. Can't wait to try their other ideas. Breakthrough...More

Thank CCHIRT2013
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This cafe was just what we needed after a long stint of local food in South America! Great variety, really fresh and reasonably priced! Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Berit R
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had really high expectations when we came to this place but sadly were'nt satisfied. The place itself is really nice with a confortable atmosphere. But the service was very poor. The waitress brought us the menue wearing earplugs and we had to wait really...More

2  Thank lacaminita
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We shared a French Press with Peruvian coffee and it smelled amazing. The place is cozy and they have lots to offer and many books & magazines. We'll come back!

1  Thank laurasegerman
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I visited for lunch and had a chicken, bacon and salad sandwich, it was delicious, fresh and reasonable price on a warm Turkish roll. I also had a lovely fruit juice and coffee and both were very nice. For a nice lunch it's definitely worth...More

Thank Mack W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

While in Huaraz I went here for a latte one evening and for lunch the next day. The atmosphere is great, with a hip playlist and music volume set just right for socializing and reading. There are books lining the walls, a guitar available for...More

Thank Erin A
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Nice change from typical Peruvian food if you're looking for it. Good coffee and many food options. I got a sandwich and the bread was good but it was a bit pricey for what you get.

Thank Meg F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 de Julio 562, Huaraz, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Ancash Region  >  Huaraz
  • Phone Number: +51 43 428354
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The California Cafe is famous for its fresh roasted coffee and great food all day, North American style breakfasts, Lunches and specials diners (Gluten free and Vegetarian). We also have a free book exchange and library boasting the best selection in Huaraz. Need some advice for trekking or climbing, we can help!While you enjoy a breakfast, coffee, or just to sit and read for a while, you can enjoy our large music collection. There are also a variety of games to pass the time away. The WiFi is always free.
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