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US$2 - US$5
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Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

It’s close to the main road but not too close that you don’t notice the traffic that hard. Coffee respectively espresso was okay for the value. I just had a sandwich to the espresso and it was not spectacular but okay. I just took some...pics of the menu, so you can decide if it is worth its price...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

Very surprised on how good the food was. Good prices and the staff was very plessent and spoke great english

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 12 April 2019

We ate here three times, and worked our way through the menu. We enjoyed all our meals. Service was polite and prompt, and the food freshly cooked. The place itself has lots of interesting art work, so we would recommend it. It was very reasonably...priced - two of us ate two courses for about USD 9 each + drinksMore

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

The entire place is an eye-candy for artists. The design of each corner is well-crafted. I love the place. The food, however, is just a little bit disappointing. I was able to read bad reviews so my friend and I ordered a safe dish: pork...humba and french toast. We ordered one meal only because I know we wont be able to finish two meals. About our Humba meal, I got a bit sad to see that there is only so little pork meat and so much pork fat. It was good but the price for it was too expensive, imho. The french toast, however, was exceptionally cooked well. We had Pandan chill for the drinks and we believe it was worth our money. The staff catered well and they might not be as nice as you expect them to be (since they charge service fee), they responded to us politely but not friendly.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 14 March 2019 via mobile

The quality of the food is not that great also the staff is not that friendly, they do nice but it looks like they dont want to help you.. there is no pasion or love in this place. You feel the energy what is hanging...there, thats why it is 7 of the 10 times emty.. i wish they did more with the place, but it looks they dont care. Yes it has cool decoration, a lot of place and sometimes live music but that is not all.. if i come back there, i will first think about it..More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 20 February 2019 via mobile

I heard that they served quality food here. So I decided to try on my own for lunch before I took my girlfriend for an evening meal . I was extremely dissapointed. I ordered a Nicoise, salad with tuna olives and anchovies . Presentation initially...looked quite good, except there was about a teaspoon of tuna on the top and no Anchovies, on enquiring why, I was told that customers didn,t like the anchovies. I asked why it was on the menu then but no explanation and no apology only blank looks, they did however bring some dried fish out to me which was awful. On top of this very poor salad I was charged a service charge of 10 percent . This is service charge is put on the menu in small writing which is obviously put there so you won't notice . All in all a bad experience . Needless to say I won't be going back. I would advise against a visit here . There are much places in Puerto Princesa.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

His place is a joke. Ordered the beef burrito, it came with 99% rice in it. It was THE WORST Burrito in my life. My girlfriend's tuna salad had exactly 5gram of tuna on it. They should be ashamed.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Cool place with nice ambience, their Banana Pancake is great, and they are using reusable straw for the shake which is good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I already dined here 5 times with my friends, I tried it snack and late dinner time. I had my flight to manila when I last visited this cafe. So since I am in a hurry I chose to dine here because it’s the nearst...classy cafe in the airport. I ordered Tokwa’t Baboy with rice, the taste is good so far and the serving is generous which explains the price. They have seperate bar for drinks prep with selections of both alcoholic and non. They have pica- pica for drinkers and they also have desserts which I like. Gypsy’s Lair has acoustic band (I am not sure if every night but always there everytime I went there) You can sing with the band if you want, they set up around 8:30pm. They have few tables in their close dining if you dont like hearing the band music very loud or you want to have privacy, and they have lots available table in their open area where the band performs. The location is very accessible to vehicles & the staffs are also friendly. I will surely recommend this cafe!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

ambience is good coffee and food are great its close to the airport right in front of it literally love this place...

Date of visit: June 2018
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The Gypsy's Lair Art Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5