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Babel Cafe

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Av. Tulum entre Satelite y Centauro | half block south from Scotiabank, Tulum 77780, Mexico
9841681048
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 43
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfecto!

The cappuccinos were perfect. The coffee was smooth, not bitter, and the cappuccinos had just the right amount of foam. We came for the coffee on three or four different occasions. We never tried the food, but if you are looking for a great cup of coffee, you should try this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Katrina W
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I like the place but honestly with what I paid for a bagel and a coffee, I can buy a really good breakfast anywhere. The staff is nice and they care of you but still I spend around $100 pesos just in one bagel and coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The cappuccinos were perfect. The coffee was smooth, not bitter, and the cappuccinos had just the right amount of foam. We came for the coffee on three or four different occasions. We never tried the food, but if you are looking for a great cup of coffee, you should try this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've visited this place once while staying in Tulum. Cappuccino is just avarage, nothing special. I don't say it was bad, just nothing to remember. On the other side the brownie was pretty good. Stuff is helpful. Atmosphere so so.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Tulum is a small town, far from the mega chains of coffee and luxury, so finding this quaint, little coffee shop on the main drag was a total joy! Great staff, making piping hot coffee and espresso and a selection of cold frapés and smoothies from early in the morning, till late at night. I visited a few times while... More 

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Yuma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The perfect little bakery-cafe in downtown Tulum...Their waffles are the best...simple and homemade... Wonderful people.

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western MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Sweet little cafe serving espresso and coffee drinks, some of the best smoothies I've ever tried, and an assortment of housemade pastries and breads. Homesick norteamericanos can find brownies and chocolate chip cookies, too. A nice place with thoughtful owner and waitstaff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Breakfast was PLAIN and SIMPLE . I had the Nutella waffle/ my fiance the maple syrup waffle which had nothing special about it. I had a latte and also tried the piñada that tasted more like coconut, but it was the best tasting out of our meal. The interior has a very RELAXING atmosphere and is very comfortable.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We needed coffee on our way to the Cancun airport. Babel was a good stop. Nice people, delicious banana bread, good coffee.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Best place in Tulum for coffee or your favorite coffee drink. Nice friendly staff, and good wifi. Comfortable inside or side walk seating.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Good food and coffee but the staff were very irritating, they were standing around the whole time giggling and laughing really loudly. If you want peace and quiet go somewhere else

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Additional Information about Babel Cafe

Address: Av. Tulum entre Satelite y Centauro | half block south from Scotiabank, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: 9841681048
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10
Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Bagels

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Tulum entre Satelite y Centauro | half block south from Scotiabank, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 9841681048

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Bagels
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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