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Cafe Especial

Kronenstr. 1, 66111 Saarbrucken, Saarland, Germany
+49 681 3906619
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Ranked #52 of 345 restaurants in Saarbrucken
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Nov 1, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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33 reviews from our community

69% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Metz, France
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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