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El Cafecito

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Av. Hidalgo | There Is Another Restaurant With the Same Name, Near Playa Carizalillo, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
582-0516
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7:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 46
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast place

Loved the fruit salad with granola and yogurt and the vegetable juice was delish (el verde). The coffee was good too.The place is well run, most of the staff is very attentive even when busy. We liked it enough that we returned every morning for a week😊

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
chelseabythesea
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Chelsea, Massachusetts
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  • Families with children
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298 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We ordered our breaky: cappuccino,americano and a orange juice..we choose the croissants with Nutella to put on the side...and: Are you serious?? The croissant not fresh at all,it seemed like take out from the freezer and just baked on the full power in the microwave The place was clean and nice but don't get the croissant!!

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Kamloops, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

You can't go wrong, large menu, good bakery, Great service. All the baked goods for both resturants come from the Rinconada site. Everything on the menu is Great!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

First I would like to start with the service,the people are Great at the place but it looks like the administration is really trying to be cheap by having few waitresses during rush hour. Then no one came ever to refill our Cafe, the food took too long and it was cold when we got it. Really a bad place... More 

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Loved the fruit salad with granola and yogurt and the vegetable juice was delish (el verde). The coffee was good too.The place is well run, most of the staff is very attentive even when busy. We liked it enough that we returned every morning for a week😊

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Although the prices are a bit high the taste is very good! They have the best french toast, nice coffee & fresh oaxaca chocolate 👌

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Keswick, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

On our first visit to El Cafecito, we ordered just pastries and coffee/tea. The apple strudel and mango pastries were all delicious. Next visit I decided to order an omelette. It arrived barely warm, with a side of potatos (mostly cubed but a few in the shape of French fries) that were cold. The omelet tasted like it had been... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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139 reviews 139 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This place is probably the best breakfast/brunch food we have had in 2 months of Mexico. Their prices and selection is spot on. Tasty, plentiful food, local (or maybe in-house) bakery produce. Great juices. They don't hold back on anything. Free wifi. You really can chill out here for a while. We would normally try several places but this was... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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95 reviews 95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stopped here twice for breakfast thanks to the advice of the Hotel Staff and also TripAdv. Food is really good and plenty. It mostly has a long list of Mexican food with fresh Oaxacan Ingredients (in my opinion the best ones in Mexico). Prices are really low, I think they all are in Puerto Escondido. The restaurant is not... More 

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seattle
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great mexican food at a great price. wonderful service. There are always a lot of customers from breakfast thru dinner.

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Senior Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Cafecito is always crowded with happy customers, oversized American style meals perfect to prep for a big day in the surf, good coffee, great wifi. A little more expensive but portion makes up for it. Service is great and your right across from the beach.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Hidalgo | There Is Another Restaurant With the Same Name, Near Playa Carizalillo, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: 582-0516

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?