Cartel

The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences, 119 LP Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati, Metro Manila

Cartel
4.5
4.5 Stars

19 Reviewers

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  • 21 Reviews
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  • 19 Reviewers
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Drea H.
4.0 Stars

Loved the ambiance. Loved the selection of food, a little bit pricey but worth it. You can't hang out too long because of how the chairs were designed (no back rest) I think it was made that way so people just comes and goes.

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Rhency L.
5.0 Stars

GET THEIR MILK CHOCOLATE COOKIES. KINDY PRICEY FOR THE SERVING SIZE BUT DEFINITELY WORTH IT.

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Josette P.
5.0 Stars
8

Easily one of my go-to coffee places in Makati is this beautiful cafe in Salcedo. Cause why not, they serve Yardstick coffee, offers great food and is also a deli shop on the other hand.

I stick to my favorite coffee from Yardstick that is their Vanilla Flat White. It's smooth, and has the same flat white intensity but with a touch of some sweetness. Presentation wise, I like the latte art and how smooth the top is.

My favorite ham and cheese brioche is now Php 80 128557128557 I am sad cause it's Php 5 increase since a few months back. Anyways, we tried their pulled pork sandwich which is really good. It has quite a lot of red bell pepper which gives an extra taste, and makes it smells good. The pork is tasty and the buns are toasted perfectly. You'd know they're fresh since it's a little crunchy on the outside but really soft on the inside. Plus the well seasoned pull pork, it sure gives you a good pair.

We also tried their carbonara that's in fettuccine pasta, with really creamy sauce that has some bacon bits and mushroom with it. And it's also really cheesy!!! One serving is definitely good for 2. I like how creamy it is but nothing too "umay" about it.

The place is cozy, with efficient wifi and they have this newly added table at the corner making it perfect if you'll stay for a quite a while. They also have different pastries and also sells this local biscuits.

If you're around the area looking for some place to chill or have coffee at, you have to give this one a visit!

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Sandy P.
5.0 Stars
4

It was a Sunday morning, just when I thought it's still early at 8am, surprisingly, a lot of people were enjoying their breakfast already. Good thing there's still one table available.

I ordered for their Chorizo baked eggs (P290) which is a best seller! It's sooo good! You just have to dip the bread and the rest is history 🤣🤤

For the coffee, I ordered the usual, Flat white (P160) they have the same coffee supplier as Yardstick 10084

Overall, I love the place, the coffee and food, the staff were very friendly, accommodating and great service.

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Paolo S.
4.0 Stars
3

The salt and pepper was interesting! And I liked dipping my chocolate chip pull apart monkey bread in my coffee as i ate it.

This place has got this deli / cafe vibe you don't normally find in other cafe's. This made me want to explore the deli side of the menu the next time i visit!

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Michael D.
5.0 Stars

Great coffee with a nice, relaxing setting! One of my favorite places to just chill in on a Sunday afternoon 9749

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Ian P.
4.0 Stars

Love cartel! Love the place, ambience, pastries and especially the coffee. I'm always here when I'm in the area. This time I was here particularly early because of a meeting. Decided to order my regular flat white( excellent) and I tried a bacon and egg croissant. The croissant was ok, the eggs excellent, the bacon I wish was
More. For a 200 peso sandwich I'm sure it goes to the rent but regardless... this is one awesome place!

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Josette P.
4.0 Stars

I've been eyeing on Cartel Deli for the longest time I can remember and finally had a chance to stop by. The reason why I wanted to visit them is for one they're a deli shop with salad, cold cuts and freshly baked breads. Plus, their coffee is from Yardstick so rest assured it's great.

And they did not fail me. I tried their Vanilla Flat White which I am happy to have found finally. It's smooth, creamy and nothing too strong. Vanilla Flat White or Latte is my drink when I'm looking for caffeine but wanted it naturally sweetened. Medium cup is Php 165. Not bad.

Their ham and cheese brioche is the real deal. I love how toasted and sweet their brioche buns are. The cheese is melting, and the ham, oh the ham. Generous serving of sliced ham. It's soft and seasoned well. That's why they're a deli shop!

Not sure if their 2 ham and cheese brioche and coffee of the day is still available for just Php 165 every morning. What better way than to start with that, right?

Oh I love this place!! I love their food and how friendly their staff are plus really cozy. Definitely coming back.

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Nikki C.
4.0 Stars

How happy (very happy) was i to know that this is on same street where i am working! 128513 I stumbled upon this coffee shop during Holy Week, where a majority of restaurants and cafes were closed.

With so little time, I just grabbed an Iced Chai Latte (150php) 10052️ Very refreshing and it had a similar taste with Red Coconuts' Iced Chai Latte 10084

The baristas were very friendly and knowledgeable about the food they are serving 128077🏻128521. Definitely will come back for their food offerings 9786.

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Unisse C.
4.0 Stars
2

I've always been curious about Cartel ever since the Pokemon Go craze started. Right in front of Cartel, there's 3 PokeStops there. 128514 Though I don't play anymore, I wandered here one day for lunch.

I needed a pick-me-up so I decided to get some coffee too. The barista recommended the Salcedo Swing which is their cold brew with rose water. 128563 Damn it was strong! It was pretty good, but it was more on the sour side rather than bitter.

I also got their carbonara because I was starving and didn't think an expensive sandwich will appease my hunger. It was good. Pretty big serving.

The space has this rustic feel to it with the wooden decor. They use corks for their numbers too 128514 Pretty creative and resourceful. It can get pretty packed for lunch. A lot of people came and went with take outs because the place was already filled.

P.S. Their toilet's pretty spacious too! 128077🏼

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Dennis O.
4.0 Stars
4

Cartel Coffee Deli is a new addition to leviste st in Makati. This place is a one stop place to chill have a great food and coffee/alcohol. The place is a great combination of some welllknown item in the food scene like coffee by Yardstick, jamon by Txanton, organic produce by Holy Carabao Farm and chocolates & pastries by Belge & Co. Very nice line-up. For the looks of the place I love the very conematic feel from the lightings and space. I love the total overall feel of the place.

For my visit I grab an order of Hot Chai Tea, Chicken Mesclun Salad and Creamy Pesto. The Hot Chai was 511088️ good! I love the thick foam texture and delicious relaxing flavor of this chai tea. For the salad I was quite disappinted. Chicken was bit size and the dressing was a bit lacking in flavor. Maybe because it was organic. Just not my type. The creamy pesto is another 511088️ dish for me. Creamy delicious good!

Overall I love this place. Another coffee place I have for my tambayan. 128522

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Sandra Y.
5.0 Stars
9

To cap off the week, I'm in search for best tasting coffee. I happened to be in Makati and my feet took me to Cartel.

This is an awesome place. Nice lighting, spacious, chillax music, and they got pastries, deli, and some liquors. Coffee served is is by Yardstick. ♥️♥️♥️ On a Friday they are open til 1AM.

For Coffee, I ordered White Coffee (large size for P160). Its soooo good! Bold coffee flavor. Though since its has milk foam on top, its not that hot.

Then, after 30 minutes, I still find myself looking at their menu mounted at the cashier. Their "nightcaps" caught my attention. Its coffee with Liquor. The barista recommended the Espresso Martini No 1 ( btw they got No. 2 also) its a 5 oz drink for P290. Small margarita glass, it has coffee and a taste of tequilla. Small yet there's kick!

Hope to try their sandwiches, omelettes, pastas and salad next time128522

Tip: they have a daily happy hour from 5pm-8pm, nightcaps is only P200.

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Mae A.
5.0 Stars
8

I like the overall elan of this deli. Since it doubles as a market, it’s nice to be surrounded with both local and international goods. But what takes centerstage here are their sandwiches and coffee. They also have egg dishes and salads that are perfect for anytime of the day.

Of course I had the Yardshake! So glad they partnered up with Yardstick for their coffee offers. For non-coffee drinkers, they have a lot of choices too like that Butterscotch Milkshake. And yes, those are crafted by Yardstick too.

Their sandwiches are pretty awesome too! Their Roast Beef Sandwich was just flavorful. Coupled with the cheese and peppers, it’s perfect for lunch. As for their Grilled Three Cheese Sandwich, it was simple yet very tasty. They added some caramelized onions that made this classic unique.

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Kristina E.
4.0 Stars
2

Surprisingly an enjoyable cup of coffee despite the seemingly odd ingredients. The "pepper" is actually roasted coffee beans inside a pepper mill. 9749️🤔

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Reich T.
4.0 Stars
2

Eureka!  I found you Cartel!  I have been meaning to swing by this posh deli for quite sometime.  The traffic is Makati is a lil daunting. 

One night,  we found ourselves exploring Makati by foot.  The next thing i knew we were standing in front of Cartel.  We decided to hang and wait for Makati traffic to die a natural death #wishfulthinking

I was planning to get a cup of joe but the cider is giving me a sly smile.   Cider it is for the Titas!

I love the overall ambience of Cartel.  It screams relaxed and homey.  The music they play is wicked good,  nothing too loud and popular.  We finished our cider while listening to chill music.  Shared a couple of laughs and stories.

See you soon,  Cartel.

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Karissa M.
4.0 Stars
2

I liked it.

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Ruth D.
5.0 Stars
4

This coffe shop + deli is magical. It's beautiful in a really astig way. 128516

Since we were here after dining at TWT, we just had an order of their Butterscotch Milkshake. It was good from the first to the last sip. The fact that I finished an entire glass means it wasn't too heavy nor too sweet.

Cartel has so much to offer such as sandwiches, pastries, pressed juices, coffee, cheeses, salads, wine... WINE.127863 This place is perfect if you're on the go and you just need to grab something, or if you need a place where you can work or chill.

I must visit again soon.

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Chieo O.
5.0 Stars
7

Drink.Bite.Taste.Indulge.... favorite words we'd like to experience in our foodie adventures, and this time, Ateng & I checked out Cartel Cafe....I have to say the vibe is more of a brutalist meets post industrial feel with its interiors...rough concrete, wooden crates to house a group of trending, fresh foodie, coffee and deli brands ( like Yardstick Coffee etc ) in one intimate cafe....really wished I was still working in Makati hehehe12852210084128077🏻

In the mood for a bit if light nightcapping ( without coffee hehehe ) Ateng got the Iced Chai Tea Latte while I got the tangy yet fritzy Calamansi Wild Cherry Soda...they were indeed so refreshing and were a perfect match to our Chorizo Baked Eggs.... flavorful spanish meat fused into the quiche-like texture, yummy yummy 12852210084128077🏻

The thing about Cartel which I also liked were its retail merchandise portion which were distributed throughout the cafe so you could explore different corners of deli goods and premium wine 127864127864127864 Since the cats were curious we also tried their Gourmet Salted Egg Potato Chips! Which was delicious as well! Much better enjoyed with the Spicy version!10084100841008410084️ try it, you'll love it hehehe 12852210084128077🏻

Lovin' Cartel Cafe 100841008410084

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Jonathan R.
5.0 Stars
3

Butterscotch Milkshake 180Php

One of the best milkshakes I have tasted. Sweet and creamy! Tasted like it has vanilla ice cream added to it which is my favorite.

This is love!

Btw, this might be too sweet for some!

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Will be back for sure! 128525

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Jonathan R.
4.0 Stars
3

300 Php Sandwich

Pork Belly... Cheese... Jalapeño...

The sandwich tastes weird in a good way... I like it but I would stick to my subway sandwich...

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