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The City Cafe

3rd Street | Lae City Hotel, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good61%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“in town” (3 reviews)
“food quality” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Cafe, Asian
$$ - $$$
3rd Street | Lae City Hotel, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is one thing you cant complain about is the serving sizes.....if you can get through the Tonys Baby back ribs and chips you are doing very well. Well priced and a large variety of western and Asian style food. The Laksa is very nice...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have eaten dinner several times food is average. But the desserts and cakes are to die for. Our favorite cake was chocolate ganache we actually got it for my birthday this year.

Thank mlkenyhercz
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Citiy Cafe is a good choice at TopTown / Lae. Located at the basement of the City Hotel, opposite the Post Office it offers a nice variety of asian style dishes. The only disadvantage of the City Hotel is the noisy atmosphere. Don't go...More

Thank stzw77
Reviewed 21 March 2017

a big Chinese influence in the design, menu and layout, but very good food service is generally good but 1 in 5 will mix up an order.

Thank Mustang645
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Not only thath their food is good and in big servings. They have good sense of humour. Almost an extension of my office. I meet people here for business.

1  Thank Arlene C
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great selection of both Asian and Western food, well prepared and well presented.......try the Baby back ribs!

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The food in the cafe is very good. I suggest the Tony's Baby Back Pork Ribs. They are awesome. The cakes are very good too. Only problem here is they do not sell coke. If you are a spirit drinker like rum, bourbon or scotch,...More

Thank tincoll
Reviewed 30 April 2016

There are variety of Asian and international foods. It is nice for Japanese that we can order asian food too,

Thank nagatayutaka1168
Reviewed 19 April 2016

With a menu size suitable for 5 restaurants , they try to do to much . The food quality has changed and not in a positive way .... I believe more training will help customer service... instead of management standing around and talking or making...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This Cafe is located in the sister Motel to Morobe Motel, so free transport to and from is offered, which makes things real easy.

Thank Pastor Tim B
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2 reviews
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1 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lae War Cemetery
9 reviews
1.16 km away
Rainforest Habitat
5 reviews
4.16 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street | Lae City Hotel, Lae 411, Papua New Guinea
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Papua New Guinea  >  Momase Region  >  Lae
  • Phone Number: 6754720138
  • E-mail
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