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Cafe Especial

Mexican
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Kronenstr. 1, 66111 Saarbrucken, Saarland, Germany
+49 681 3906619
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12:00 pm - 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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, but spice?

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2013
Mendaril
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Metz, France
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71 reviews 71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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Averbode, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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