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Cafe Karlita's

Avenue Mahahual | Center of Boardwalk/ Malecon Next to Port Captain Office, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 983 834 5709
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Ranked #4 of 47 Restaurants in Mahahual
Price range: $2 - $7
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bagels
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Cafe Karlita's is located in the very center of the village boardwalk next to the Port Captain with a spectacular view of the Caribbean and specializes in a fresh baked goods, fine coffee, fresh fruit frappes and smoothies, so make sure you stop by to sample the variety of fresh desserts and pastries fresh out of the oven and made with only the best ingredients. With 3 different environments to enjoy your coffee, smoothie or frappuccino, you can relax in the garden palapa, on the ocean-view deck or step out of the heat into our air-conditioning inside. Take home a pound of delicious fresh ground coffee straight from Veracruz, Mexico.
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Spent 10 days in Mahahual, visited Karlitas twice a day coffee, pastry's and desserts all delicious.

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Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Picture this - sitting on the porch with a palapa (thatched) roof, overlooking the blue Caribbean while sipping your Cappuccino and enjoying a fresh fruit tart. That is how I started this day. This pastry and coffee shop is amazing - with homemade donuts and pastries, the best tiramisu I've ever tasted, cookies, tarts, smoothies, frappacino ... all fresh ingredients.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Her chai tea latte is amazing and her carrot cale is out of this world!! Super great verity, great beverages, and soon to have gluten free products!! But you must have her cheesecake!!

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Valladolid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A very nice cafe great service nicely decorated in pastel pinks with pictures of Frida Kahlo home made cakes and cookies many different teas milk shakes, smothies, bagels, croissants all fresh organic freshly roasted Veracruz mexico coffe with wi-fi and air conditioning once you come here you will be here at least twice a day enyoing the confortable mosquito, chaquiste... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you are strolling the Malecon in Mahahual, I recommend that you stop at Karlita's. It is a small shop, but with a big variety. We sampled the carrot cake, chocolate cake, tiramisu and fruit tart. All were delicious. Specialty coffees and soft drinks are available. Later we stopped for sandwiches; the bread was fresh from the oven. You can... More

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Wasilla, Alaska
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fresh pastries in mahahual it's so nice to have years ago we tried to get a birthday cake and had no options. We have been getting the chocolate croissaints, and baguettes here and taking them home for breakfast. I saw a bunch of starbucks looking frappuccino's going out and plan on returning for some. I definitely recommend going here for... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The best food for a reasonable price along the beachfront, compared to other places we dined at. We had pizza for dinner which was more than enough for 2 people. Also had paninis/baguettes for lunch which were delicious and filling. Good menu with a range of things from breaksfast, lunch, dinner & snacks. Restaurants are a bit hit & miss... More

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Mahahual, Mexico
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great food for Vegetarians to chose from. Great meat dishes and Pizza. Drinks are grea! Great view of the Malecon and ocean! The most spectacular breeze! Did I mention the wonderful deserts that Karla makes!? Wow! Please visit this wonderful restaurant before you leave Mahahual! The owners are so friendly as well as the servers.

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Cape Cod
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Karlita's is a must if you're walking along the Malecon in Mahahual. The food is great and the desserts are even better! They've moved to a great spot on the beach...makes them easier to find.

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Peterborough, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My friend and I had booked a Scuba Diving experience in Costa Maya through Viator Tours and turns out that the owner of the scuba diving business also owns this restaurant. I highly recommend them for the Scuba Diving experience as well but when we finished diving and returned to the restaurant we had a fantastic pizza to finish off... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Karlita's

Address: Avenue Mahahual | Center of Boardwalk/ Malecon Next to Port Captain Office, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 983 834 5709
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 7
Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bagels

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