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Cafe Brujula

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Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 5161389
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Specialty Grade coffee, artisan coffee roasting, and homemade baked goods...
Specialty Grade coffee, artisan coffee roasting, and homemade baked goods and snacks.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 63
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot for morning coffee and bread

Enjoyed the setting for morning great coffee and a muffin. Although it was not what i really wanted to have it was delicious. Who wants blueberry muffin in Oaxaca - but hey it was really delicious Coffee was perfect cup of Joe!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
judyjetson
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los angeles
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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los angeles
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149 reviews 149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the setting for morning great coffee and a muffin. Although it was not what i really wanted to have it was delicious. Who wants blueberry muffin in Oaxaca - but hey it was really delicious Coffee was perfect cup of Joe!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Just come and taste their coffee, I promise you will not regret it. Their natural smoothies and sandwiches are also really good. You would take this over a Starbucks every day!

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Hampshire
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The best place for a coffee in Oaxaca! Lovely light, airy courtyard setting. Very relaxed. And, to cap it all, superb coffee. It's possible to buy packs of coffee there too. Went there a number of times during a one week stay in Oaxaca.

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Serving good coffee and tea right next door to the bookstore. A perfect match.A large seating area in the courtyard next door.

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Dar es Salaam
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Cafe Brújula is a typical espresso bar type establishment, but thoroughly planned to be as good as possible. The staff are well treated and (relatively) well paid, and hence are excellent baristas (friendly and polite of course, take initiative, look you in the eye, think ahead, react quickly etc). The coffee is local, organic, by cooperatives who get paid more... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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103 reviews 103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Only had the coffee, but I would go there anytime I wanted a really super coffee, the location on the Alcala with the outdoor courtyard is lovely. Little tables and people quietly looking at their computers while the birds are chirping.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Such a quaint little courtyard to enjoy your cappuccino. Great music and atmosphere. Gives Starbucks a run for its money.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This coffee shop is Perfect for quick breakfast - great bagels and amazing coffee. Can stay or take it to go. Great location too.

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Brussels, Belgium
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great coffee place to have breakfast or just coffee , drinks are super, in a nicely decorated yard , friendly staff. Definitely worth to visit once in Oaxaca.

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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent service, beautiful courtyard ambiance for chilling while discovering this gem of a city. Healthy smoothies, lemonades, muffins and prime coffee quality ( almost the case with all coffee shops in Oaxaca).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 5161389

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Specialty Grade coffee, artisan coffee roasting, and homemade baked goods and snacks.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?