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Laihoo's Cafe de China

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Paseo Pedregal #2031 Secc. Dorado, Playas de Tijuana Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
2064160
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08:00 - 22:00
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San Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The one we visited was in Plaza Minarete, NOT in Playas This is a Chinese immigrants owned restaurant, but it is everything but a Chinese restaurant, it is their take on Mexican food. It is actually not that bad, In fact, I would return. They serve coffee, in the style as Mexico City's Café con Leche, they pour a little... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Been a few times to this restaurant. It's rather hidden inside Plaza Minarate, an unassuming shopping center whose biggest store is a Sam's Club. Laihoo's Café makes for a great breakfast spot in Tijuana and I love their chilaquiles!!!! The size of the plates are generous. The mole, café con leche and the delicious biscuits are to die for!!! Not... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

Playas de Tijuana is a mostly residential neighborhood in the extreme north-west corner of Tijuana; it's pushed right up against the fence that divides Mexico and the United States. A bit out of the main commercial part of it though is Laihoo's. When you drive into Playas, the main street is Paseo Ensenada. You follow it to the first traffic... More 

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Here, There & Everywhere
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2013

First of all, for those of you who don't know this... there are a lot of cafes in Mexico city that were originally owned and tended by chinese immigrants and their families, there are still some left, but they almost always served traditional mexican fare, and what people remember most from them is their biscuits and cafe con leche (cafe... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

I recently took my daughters back to Laihoo's for the second time in a few months. The first time a dear friend from TJ took us. Unfortunately for the second visit, we didn't have the restaurant name, nor address, nor anything other than gut instinct. We drove and pieced together the turns and found it again. We almost gave up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Pedregal #2031 Secc. Dorado, Playas de Tijuana Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
  • Phone Number: 2064160

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