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The Gypsy's Lair Art Cafe

Unit 20 Mercado de San Miguel | North National Road, San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
+63 918 909 5571
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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8:30 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Cafe, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Unit 20 Mercado de San Miguel | North National Road, San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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...More

Thank RzgMaica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Iza Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner when we visited puerto princesa. Interesting decorations, interior, and paintings. There's also a band playing and singing lovely acoustic music outdoors. And most importantly, food is amazing! Had the clubhouse sandwich, carbonara, and humba. They also have a dessert fridge display...More

Thank kkcceee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i ordered the crispy tinapa from the all day breakfast and it made delayed flight meaningful. the area is walking distance from the airport. literally about 200 meters and right beside some interesting venues too. the servers may be pre occupied with their own concerns...More

Thank JKirsten70
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The food is good but what makes this place really stand out are the beautiful paintings everywhere. It feels like you are somewhere in gothic transalvania that is such a contrast to the beachy vibe you feel everywhere else. I really enjoyed the ambiance and...More

Thank safighauri
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Over the years i have eaten here often while listening to the live band in the evening. The menu has some Thai, Mexican, local dishes and many more. I don't think i have ever had the same meal twice and always enjoyed the food. At...More

Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Thanks for tripadvisor and we found this spot, walking distance from the souvenir market. Maybe because of personal preferences, This is one of the highlights of my Palawan revisit. Woke up the artist and the Interior Designer in me. The food was fantastic!And the Cervesa...More

Thank Mariana C
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Good vibes, cool decorations, but not good food and a playlist of five songs on repeat. We had a sisha there, it was very dirty, but ok. Very friendly staff and good service.

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Reviews sounded promising so we walked to this resto from Canvas Boutique Hotel where we were staying. It was lunch hour but nobody was attending to the place inside. The airconditioning was poor. Finally found someone to take our order. The food looked okay but...More

Thank gafrancomd
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Great Resto with a unique warm ambiance. Food is decently priced and very delicious! Will keep coming back. Service is excellent too!

Thank Philipe F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 20 Mercado de San Miguel | North National Road, San Miguel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Puerto Princesa
  • Phone Number: +63 918 909 5571
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We went to this restaurant on 13 April 2011 and it had opened just a week beforehand. The decor, both inside and out, was novel and really tasteful. Food was delicious and service great. Even the owner came up and asked us personally how we found the food and service. I'd highly recommend a meal here!
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