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Av Hidalgo at C Abasolo, Palenque, Mexico
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Description: listed with frommers and lonely planet

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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
Nice breakfast

We choose this place after the recommendation in Lonely Planet. It's a nice place for breakfast with good prices. Service is very quick and the design is cute :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Lidia S
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We choose this place after the recommendation in Lonely Planet. It's a nice place for breakfast with good prices. Service is very quick and the design is cute :)

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stopped into Café de Yara after our visit to the Palenque ruins and ordered smoothies. They were delicious and reasonably priced. This restaurant is very clean in appearance and the staff is very friendly. I will look for it the next time I travel to Palenque.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I have sat down with my gf to have a late lunch. I have orderes a soup and pancakes and she has orderes spaghetti carbonara. Since the place was totay empty waiter has arrived with the soup and spaghetti 2 minutes after ordering. Spaghetti looked totally bad, warmed up with meat on top of a strange colour. I have asked... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

if you eat a town like we do, you can pick out the restaurants that are catered to tourists, this is one that fits into that category, the prices are higher than local places offering a little more real food, the decor is more hip than some others and they boast organic coffee, since we were the only ones in... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I ordered a veggie sandwich with fries and got a chicken one. After waiting almost 30 mins I recieved the right one, my boyfriend had already finished his meal. The waiter had forgot the fries. When he brought them over, they clearly were leftovers from the kitchen, all soggy. The waiter did not apologize even once. Not a good experience.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

good location, clean corner cafe/restaurant. A bit tourist-priced but friendly and comfortable for lap-toppers, nothing gourmet, light lunch with coffee almost $20 usd for 2 ppl.- considering the patchwork that is the town of Palenque, Cafe de Yara is a good option to come in from the rain.

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bavaria
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12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Cafe de Yara is located a little off Palenque's city centre. It's a small cafe with a wide range of food and coffee. To start with the coffee: It's delicious and ecological - which isn't generally common for the stuff they sell in touristy areas. The food: Is very good and Cafe de Yara offers lots of local specialties, the... More 

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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We have dined here many times and always enjoy the food. The coffee is delicious and they sell the beans by the kilo in the adjacent shop. It is a nice meal at a reasonable price, and although the portions are not overly large, you will leave full and satified.They serve complimentary chips and salsa, and some meals include soup... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

I had coffee here a few times and breakfast twice. The location is nice and the seating is great, partially outdoor with some good people watching opportunities. The coffee was good, but not amazing. The food was good, but a little pricey (but it is Palenque, so what can you expect). The service was good too. They have WiFi which... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We were told that this cafe/restaurant was worth going to. Well we went and both were sick with diarrhoea within 4 hours! The waiter was surly, the ambience poor (we were the only ones in there), and the meal (chicken) was greasy. I am sure there are other better restaurants in Palenque.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Hidalgo at C Abasolo, Palenque, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque

Description

listed with frommers and lonely planet
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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