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“Microwave food”
Review of Cafe De La Paix

Cafe De La Paix
Ranked #1,359 of 2,122 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Reviewed 4 March 2013

Well not everything but they sure microwave a lot of thier food.

I've been there twice.

The second time was after 9 months of the first visit. Second time was hoping they'd managed to catch up and prepare good food.

Nope, still the same. Baguettes and breads were served microwaved on both occasions.

I'm not expecting "fresh out of the oven" but micorwaved bread is unacceptable.

I ordered grilled fish on the first occasion, it was still frozen on the inside. At the time, the restaurant was not busy. It was an early lunch on a weekday. Why was the cook (cannot say chef) in a hurry? On the second occasion the pasta was overcooked. I know some people like it al dente and some not so al dente but almost melted is unacceptable.

Location is good. Its central in the mall right next to a mini ice rink (so be prepared for the area to be both loud and busy during peak hours). But because its so central, its great for people watching. Which you'll be doing a lot of because the food is just poor.

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Reviewed 22 January 2013

Marina Mall has a lot of places to eat - but a lot of places are just that: eating places. Cafe de la Paix offers a lovely setting, it looks like a French cafe, close to the ice rink.
The food is excellent, the portions are very generous - we had two meals there, we never managed to have more than one course. If you are hankering after a baguette, this is the place to go, there is a vast array of bread and cake for sale. the service is friendly and efficient.

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Reviewed 14 June 2012

The food looks delicious but we could not have the opportunity to be served. In fact, they took our order but served everybody coming after us. When we started to complain, the manager rewarded us with arrogancy a "not our fault". No appologies from him, and no meal was offered ... As black people, we probably don't deserve to eat there

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Reviewed 4 May 2012 via mobile

The Cafe is next to the skating rink of Marina Mall. Very strategic location if you want to sit and watch your kids skating. Literally, you would be in the path of wandering shoppers or mall visitors. Food selection is OK but not great. Presentation is good. I felt it is over priced for the quality and quantity.

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Reviewed 27 December 2011

Fantastic Harrira soup, salads, all fresh and very tasty.

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