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“Very good food and fun ambiance”
Review of Choux Choux Cafe

Choux Choux Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$190
Description: SPECIAL CAFE , BAKERY , WE use SOURDOUGH , BRUNCH , DINNER , VEGAN OPTIONS , WE HAVE OUR OWN KOMBUCHA , WE HAVE A RECYCLE FACILITY FOR CUSTOMER , WE HAVE SPECIAL NIGHTS ALSO WE CARE ABOUT OUR CUSTOMER WE RE LOCALS
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Description: SPECIAL CAFE , BAKERY , WE use SOURDOUGH , BRUNCH , DINNER , VEGAN OPTIONS , WE HAVE OUR OWN KOMBUCHA , WE HAVE A RECYCLE FACILITY FOR CUSTOMER , WE HAVE SPECIAL NIGHTS ALSO WE CARE ABOUT OUR CUSTOMER WE RE LOCALS
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Fast, loud and hip with vegetarian options and French croissants and dishes. The Pan Bagnat with steamed tuna (basically seared on the outside almost raw inside but very tasty) with a raspberry vinaigrette on lettuce was excellent. The Poached eggs on a slice of brown bread with heavily herbed potatoes are also very good. Good coffee, chai tea and black tea (but you have to pay for a second cup). But the green lemon tea was basically hot water with a slice of lemon. Nice, friendly service but the staff are always run off their feet.
Live music on Sunday. Vegan brownie was typically cakey and very good.
Overall the food is good and the staff are friendly, but the owners need to manage the tables better. There is always a lineup, it is difficult to get a table and students hog the tables long after they’ve finished their single cup of coffee so they can use the free wifi to play with their laptops. Very rude! Washrooms are only so so. We went several times and braved the long wait for a table because the food was worth it.

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Thank DanoCanada
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Meals are really good in here, well served and tasty.
Service could be a bit slow since it is a very transited restaurant. Very Eco-friendly.

Thank Alex A
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Everything we had was superb: Croque Madame, Eggs Benedict w/ Smoked Salmon, Pain Chocolate, even the coffee. Had to wait some time for a table as several ones for four were tied up for hours with laptop users nursing their beverage. Very rude. Hope something can be done about such abuse. The restaurant and its customers both suffer.

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Thank WasagaDave71
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

We went twice for breakfast during our trip. I had the french breakfast which was coffee drink of your choice coffee, expresso or cappuccino, fresh squeezed juices and pastries. Others had pancakes and smoothies. A great choice for breakfast!

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Thank CynthiaB1456
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

When we first arrived, we were met by Marie who was actively working behind the counter and flashed us her welcoming, infectious smile. We asked Marie (aka Choux Choux according her mother who also works in this family run eatery) whether she could grind a pound of store bought coffee beans for us. Without hesitation, she said yes. After that, my wife and I knew we wanted to stay for lunch in addition to the espressos we had in mind. Being at Choux Choux Cafe is like visiting with friends. Everyone is super friendly as well as focused on your needs. The salads we ordered were fresh and tasty. The espresso shots of Chiapas coffee were strong and creamy. We also shared a vegan pan de chocolate without knowing it was made without butter. Delicious and crispy! Hope we get back to enjoy another espresso and friendly service during this brief visit to Playa.

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Thank Quakeup
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