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“Yummy, Fresh and Healthy”
Review of Cafe Carambola

Cafe Carambola
Ranked #22 of 262 Restaurants in Coeur d'Alene
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What a treat.... everything we ordered was so delicious. Owners greeted us with a welcome smile and helpful tips... highly recommend... my only compliant would be that I wish they were open for dinner...

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had a terrific lunch here. The owner/server is friendly and funny. The food was excellent, and the salads were very fresh. You can't go wrong with the half sandwich, half salad combination. Trust the owner's recommendations. He is very genunine. This is a not-to-miss place if you are in the area. It's a very small café and very cozy. The owner gives all the credit for the delicious dishes to his wife, who is the cook, but he is willing to take all the blame for anything bad. He was chatty without being too in-your-face. We will definitely go back. Please support this local treasure.

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1  Thank JCYang
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch at this local treasure. Awesome lunch! I had a jicama and cactus salad presented in a tamale corn husk. We also had half a carambola club with a pesto like pasta with dried cherries and 2 chicken tamales with pinto bean and bacon soup and rice. Portions were adequate for 3 people to have lunch, so as not to overeat. With 2 bottled Cokes, our meal was $36.33 before tip. Carlos is the front man and server. His wife, Columba is the chef and it's her creations that make this restaurant so special. An authentic Mexican hardworking couple, that's why the food tastes so good! Gotta try this place! It's not to be missed!

Thank Bordens
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

First time here today and I must say that this place lives up to its reputation. I had a sandwich and a bowl of soup. Both were some of the best I've ever had. The only negative with this places is the hours. They are only open for lunch Monday through Friday, so get here for lunch sometime!

1  Thank Xspecht
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite lunch places. All fresh salads and foods. Everything is homemade, salads & soups made fresh daily. Sandwiches are super yummy. A must go to for lunch. They are only open for lunch weekdays.

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