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Cafe e Livraria Cultural

Rua Claudio Manuel 15, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
+55 31 3551-1361
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Ranked #4 of 274 Restaurants in Ouro Preto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Brasserie
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Ideally located on the main square, the Café Cultural Ouro Preto is a charming and tastefully decorated place.Excellent to take stock between visits and enjoy a varied menu of delicious snacks accompanied, for example, with a good wine, a Brazilian craft beer or a refreshing drink.Enjoy our delicious desserts and pastries together with large variety of coffees, espressos and hot chocolates.Music Life every Saturdays from 2pm till 7pm.The Cultural Café of Ouro Preto is open every day from 9 am to 7 pm.
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Sao Paulo, SP
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Plenty of cafes and bars serve the tourist trade in Ouro Preto - it's finding where the locals go which promises something extra. The Café Cultural sounds a worthy place - attached to the tourist information office, with an art gallery upstairs - but it turns out to be pleasantly lively and tasty. Specialising in bottled beers, it also serves... More

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Toulouse, France
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I am of the kind that likes expressos and books. I found both in this place. The atmosphere is cozy, the service friendly. A nice place to stop while walking the steepy Streets of the city.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wonderful decoration , great coffees and beers and teas. Together with a " petit gâteau ", perfect combination with one of their many hot or cold coffees ! Very nice Belgian owner; Vincent gives you all kind of advise about the City and surroundings... I highly recommend this unique place, because the City lacks of this kind of cultural places!

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Loved the whole experience there. Comfortable place where you can have a nice soup, good pão de queijo and, specially a fantastic banana petit gateau. Seriously, if you like banana, go for it. They also have a cool selection of beers. Really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Officially my favorite coffee shop in Brazil! Great staff, wonderful atmosphere, excellent selection of beers and great location! Highly recommended :).

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Really good location, just at the Tiradentes square. The place is beautiful! And the great beer selection make it even better. Regional and international brands. The owners are really nice, and if you don't know witch beer to order, ask Vincent. He is from Belgium and know all about them. Worth the visit.

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Stockholm, Sweden
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Great variety of local beers, nice atmosphere with live music. Price little high but location is worthy.

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Maringa, PR
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

their capuccino ouro preto is the best experience ever. and believe me, i am a coffee addict. the place is downstairs of a tourist information bureau. theres a exibit space too with nice stuff to see. during the late afternoon the place is habited by locals and tourists, a nice mix.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

This place took me by surprise with its fairly large beer selection. Vincent, the owner, has found the best local beers and some of the greats from across the ocean (Belgium). Staff is friendly and a great resource if you are looking for something to do or see in Ouro Preto. Try the Bäcker beers, especially the Trigo (German weizen).

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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470 reviews 470 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The local beers were a great find. Backer beers are worth a try. Pleasant cafe for coffee or a beer or a snack and very central with tourist info centre in same building. Attentive service from staff with some English.

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Additional Information about Cafe e Livraria Cultural

Address: Rua Claudio Manuel 15, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 31 3551-1361
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Ouro Preto
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Brasserie

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