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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
525820516
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast

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  • 131
    Excellent
  • 142
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Eat local

In puerto escondido there are bunch of places where you can go and have something for lunch, but if you want to try what locals eat this a very good place to eat at. The service is grate, the taste of the food is very nice and they have a lot of options to choose from. There is one in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Queretaro, Mexico
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  • Families with children
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Long Beach, California
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Our experience here was very average. I know it has a good reputation so we tried it 3 times in 10 days this trip and it was always the same. Food and menu is extremely average (you can get the same stuff anywhere else). Much better cafes and restaurants and coffee around, with more interesting menu items. Service was average.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Very good service and environment. A must in Puerto Escondido. It was packed for breakfast at 11am, but worth waiting

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place is always busy and now I know why. Food was great, soup was very tasty and came with a side of extras chilli, onion etc. I had a chicken enchilada and is was very nice. A little more expensive than some places but served fast with a big smile from our server. Great view as well.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

In puerto escondido there are bunch of places where you can go and have something for lunch, but if you want to try what locals eat this a very good place to eat at. The service is grate, the taste of the food is very nice and they have a lot of options to choose from. There is one in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The place is really unique they have home made bread and a few of other thing the price is ok for what you get I recommend it

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

There a few of these around town , one across from the beach and the other is on the ricconado area. The locals eat here as much as the travelers. The food is good , basic and fresh. They also make bakery goods which are pretty tasty , I had to have the mango pastry filled roll when I visited... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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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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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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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: 525820516

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?