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Cafe do Mercado

Av. Borges de Medeiros, 85 - Mercado Publico loja 103 e banca F | Mercado Publico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
(51) 3029-2490
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

It is a great option when you go visit the Mercado Municipal. Café do Mercado has a large options of sweets and snacks. Very good service and a pleasant atmosphere. Worth a visit!

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Barcelona, Spain
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Best fricking coffee so far in Brazil, and how pleasant people are in the south, only adds to that. You only have to walk by and you know you gotta stop and have one.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This coffee shop sells only coffee. The locals queue up only for the coffee. They could sell all sorts of other stuff (muffins, sandwiches etc.) But they don't. They concentrate only on giving you outstanding coffee. They do all the important stuff like ensuring the cups are warmed too. I had the best coffee here in 6 months travelling around... More 

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Burbank, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had an excellent trip to the central market and it was a delight surprise to find this little cafe in the market after yet another full steak meal. Great coffee and they also have nice package coffee beans and chocolate, so we got to finish the gift shopping too. Don't miss it if you are already in the market.

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Bali, Indonesia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It all depends on expectations. After reading these great reviews, I skipped breakfast at my hotel to come try it out. Yes, the coffee is good. And that is it. The atmosphere is not that special (except that it is located in the beautiful Mercado Publico) and there is no food to speak of to go with your coffee. The... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Tasteful and excellent quality coffee inside Mercado Publico. Not very cheap, but a good experience at all.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Inside the Mercado Publico, a tourist attraction by itself, because there you can see, smell and taste this southern city, you'll also find the Cafe do Mercado. In two small stores, one upfront the other, you'll taste one of the best espressos in town. Wifi is available for free and other coffee drinks too. Visiting downtown Porto Alegre, just a... More 

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Porto Alegre - Brazil
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Cafe do Mercado is a tiny place located at the Public Market, where it's possible to enjoy a tasty expresso, and take home fresh grounded coffee. It smells very good, and tastes well also.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This place is almost a fetish. Everything is about coffee, and good coffe. Started in the public market, with a small place serving the coffee made out of grains they sell, and now, well... its still the same thig, only bigger lol

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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361 reviews 361 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

It is a very old and traditional market where still today you can buy excellent choices of Brazilian and imported foods. The Barraca 51 and the Cafe are special places to eat and have a very good fruit salad and ice cream.

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Additional Information about Cafe do Mercado

Address: Av. Borges de Medeiros, 85 - Mercado Publico loja 103 e banca F | Mercado Publico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Phone Number: (51) 3029-2490
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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