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Cafe Especial

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Kronenstr. 1, 66111 Saarbrucken, Saarland, Germany
+49 681 3906619
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good ribs

I went there with my friends several times. It's nicely decorated and has a comfortable atmosphere. The ribs taste especially good, which I highly recommend. The traditional Mexican burritos are also quite decent. It's located near the market and has quite a lot of seats.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
mars198356
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Saarbrucken, Germany
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Saarbrucken, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I went there with my friends several times. It's nicely decorated and has a comfortable atmosphere. The ribs taste especially good, which I highly recommend. The traditional Mexican burritos are also quite decent. It's located near the market and has quite a lot of seats.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Cost: €15 pp Nice interior with appropriate music and spacious seating. They have an English menu too! Ordered the Pollo Picante for a spicy chicken dish. It turned out to be not that spicy, as expected. Was given complimentary chips w/ salsa. The main dish serving size was huge - with wraps, rice, mashed beans and the chicken in picante... More 

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Metz, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Well, I have never eaten Mexican food before, and maybe this restaurant is actually doing a great job by produciing authentic Mexican food, but I really didn't like it. I went here for dinner on a sunday evening. I ordered the nacho starter and the quesada grande with some kind of chily colorado (I don't recall the exact name). The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Lack of spices seem to be the tendency in Germany, and the food at Cafe Especial could do with some more of it. Apart from that it's a quiet place during the day, very popular in the evening, and the food is good. Lots of options on the menu, and they have menus in several languages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Went there recently for a school reunion which was great. And returned a bit later with my girlfriend. Simple but cosy. Warm atmosphere. Friendly service. We had empanadas and some cocktail. Try the cocktails. The place is big enough for parties and cosy enough for a visit with two.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2008

great food, good cocktails, not too pricey. On week ends always crowded

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Additional Information about Cafe Especial

Address: Kronenstr. 1, 66111 Saarbrucken, Saarland, Germany
Phone Number: +49 681 3906619
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saarland  >  Saarbrucken
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kronenstr. 1, 66111 Saarbrucken, Saarland, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saarland  >  Saarbrucken
  • Phone Number: +49 681 3906619

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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