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Cafe Carambola

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610 W Hubbard St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2285
+1 208-676-8784
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Good things come from small storefronts tucked into strip malls. Soup, salad and sandwiches at Cafe Carambola combined fresh ingredients in novel delicious ways. This place is a gem.

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Thank Tim C
Hermiston, Oregon
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wished I'd taken a picture of the creative salads. The husband was the server and the wife the main chef. Such excellence is flavors. We had a seafood salad with South of the border seasonings and watermelon. Everything was complimentary. The soup same way. Very complementary flavors excellent excellent excellent.

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Thank 734MarkH
seattle
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Latin fusion with fresh ingredients. Quick healthy refueling spot across from the North Idaho college campus. Wraps, tortas, soups, agua frescos.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We moved here a year ago, and this has become our favorite restaurant for great food! The menu offerings are always fresh and flavorful with wholesome, healthy ingredients! I have never been disappointed with my lunch at this restaurant. Very bright cheerful seating area, and the owner is very friendly and welcoming. They are open limited hours for lunch only... More 

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Woodinville, Washington, United States
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69 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We've had to travel through Coeur d'Alene several times this year and have now eaten at Carambola three times, with each visit confirming our initial impression: everything available in delicious. I had the Cuban sandwich this weekend and it was easily the best sandwich I've ever had. The salads are fantastic as well. The owners are also friendly without being... More 

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Thank PLCallo
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I'm a local who eats here with friends. It's a tad expensive but worth it. Never disappointed. There's nothing like it around here. Casual.

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Thank etccda
Spokane
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118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little Cafe with salads, sandwiches and light dishes. We love the mix off flavors with the sweetness of the watermelon mixed with the fresh veggies and large chunky bits of shrimp. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich, huge serving, wonderfully tastefully prepared. The black bean mango salad was extremely tasty with a fresh tang to the dressing but... More 

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Thank xterrared
League City, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this quaint cafe and we went back almost every day for lunch. It's a small restaurant but worth it. It feels like you are visiting a friend and they're cooking just for you. Come early because they run out by the end of the day. Friday is tamale day and they ran out before 1:00. My favorites... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful summer night with shrimp and and Damon on the grill, fresh corn Mexican-style, numerous salads, salsas, guacamole. One of my favorite all-time meals. The family prepared everything beautifully, with colors and flavors galore. Ours was a special event but I can't wait to go visit them and dine again. Wow!

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Dayton, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Great spot for vegetarians and vegans. Fresh salads with quinoa, tabbouleh, black beans, vegs all dressed with a light lemon dressing. Cuban style sandwiches were delicious and easily made veg. Owner was very accommodating. Fantastic Mexican coffee too. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Cafe, Soups, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Hubbard St, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2285
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Coeur d'Alene
  • Phone Number: +1 208-676-8784

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