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Cafe e Livraria Cultural

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Rua Claudio Manoel, 15, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551-1361
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Ideally located, the cultural Coffee Black Gold is a lovely place and...
Ideally located, the cultural Coffee Black Gold is a lovely place and tastefully decorated . Great to make the point between visits and enjoy a varied menu of delicious greengrocers, quiches , soups , accompanied , for example, a good wine , a craft beer or a refreshing drink. Come also come and taste the delicious desserts and pastries and various coffees , espressos and hot chocolates . We serve , among others , national beers the brewery Falke Bier , of Wals , Austria , Backer , Ouropretana , Eisenbahn , Baden Banden and more ... We offer a wide variety of imported beers. The Cultural Cafe is open every day from 9 to 19 hours.
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  • 177
    Excellent
  • 111
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Very cool

Imagine a very cozy place, where you can read your book, chat with friends or just take your time sipping a cup of coffee or a glass of wine (or beer). That,s the perfect place to do that. Very friendly. And warm decoration. Indeed I recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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porto alegre
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porto alegre
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118 reviews 118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Imagine a very cozy place, where you can read your book, chat with friends or just take your time sipping a cup of coffee or a glass of wine (or beer). That,s the perfect place to do that. Very friendly. And warm decoration. Indeed I recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Best coffee with ice cream i've ever had. Wont get 5 stars because the kitchen was closed, despite the fact that it was 5:30 pm and the place closes at 7 pm. But excelent service and ambience

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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Very nice place with extra comfortable couches and strong espresso for Brazil, more italian style. They have also free and good wife- very important in trip :)

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Liguria, Italy
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The café is very comfortable, with sofas and soft chairs, and the coffee excellent, but despite a menu on a chalkboard outside, there was no food available when we visited. The kitchen was being re-decorated, as far as I could make out with only minimal Portuguese! The art exhibitions were also interesting, and we were sad that we could not... More 

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Brasilia, Brazil
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

A great café, with a nice food and atmosphere. The decoration is a difference at the place. Recommend it!

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Boston, MA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We spent several afternoons hanging around this welcoming place. Had beer and ice cream, not any real meals, but we liked the feeling a lot.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Annecy-France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Claudio Manoel, 15, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Ouro Preto
  • Phone Number: +55 31 3551-1361

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Brasserie, Soups

Description

Ideally located, the cultural Coffee Black Gold is a lovely place and tastefully decorated . Great to make the point between visits and enjoy a varied menu of delicious greengrocers, quiches , soups , accompanied , for example, a good wine , a craft beer or a refreshing drink. Come also come and taste the delicious desserts and pastries and various coffees , espressos and hot chocolates . We serve , among others , national beers the brewery Falke Bier , of Wals , Austria , Backer , Ouropretana , Eisenbahn , Baden Banden and more ... We offer a wide variety of imported beers. The Cultural Cafe is open every day from 9 to 19 hours.
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

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