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Cafe Carambola

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Latin, Cafe, Central American, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting and small restaurant in a strip mall that puts out wonderful food....salads, soups, sandwiches , etc. The also offer an outstanding catering service.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Clint S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful admosphere and service here. My favorite salad is the spinach, mango and black beans with a light vinaigrette. Yummy :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for authentic Latin American cooking this is the spot. Fresh Salads and soups made each day. Their sandwiches are incredible.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 319heathj
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This place is rather small but the food is very good. I like to come early due to my early wake up call. An especially good treat it the bean soup on Friday.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 22 November 2018

5 people in our party with 5 different items all had nothing but good to say. service was excellent with nice polite exchange with I assume was the owner. all the items were served prompt and fresh. The daughter had the roasted carrot soup with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank leet601
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Had a wonderful authentic lunch. The owner visited every patron. After discussing the food we had in Oaxaca Mexico he brought out some Chapulines (very special spiced grasshoppers) from the back. Made us feel like close friends as he did everyone. Highly reccomended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donald K
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

WOW!!! Loved this place-chef’s husband greeted us and gave a rundown of the menu-(very personable). We had the soup of the day “tomato/peanut” - it was fabulous! We sided that with farfalle pasta, marinated tomato and avocado salad and mango and black bean salad-all were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ellie352
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I'm ashamed that for all the years Carambola has been in the same spot we have not been able to go there. They are only open for lunches and with work schedules it has been a tough task. Now thet we are able to get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gary D
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This has to be the best lunch around here, but definitely would be considered superb anywhere in the USA. Only open 11 to 3 and only Monday to Friday, so seek it out. We stopped on a Monday and ordered the quesadillas solo, one with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ambassador616224
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is kinda a little hidden gem. Set in a strip type mall but don’t be put off by the location. This is truly amazing food cooked “fresh” every day! It’s so small it doesn’t really work for large parties so don’t think you can...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Clem70
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21 April 2016|
Response from alawton98 | Reviewed this property |
Unless they have a private room somewhere, or they're catering offsite, there wouldn't be enough room. Plus, I don't think it's formal enough for something that important.
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