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“Funky, fun and tasty” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Brujula

Cafe Brujula
Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 5161389
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Ranked #5 of 23 Coffee & Tea in Oaxaca
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Description: Specialty Grade coffee, artisan coffee roasting, and homemade baked goods and snacks.
Bellingham, WA
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Funky, fun and tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We frequented the Garcia Vigil as well as the Alcala locations, preferring the former (original spot). The graphic design is really fun and worth a look, at the very least, and the loft provides a cool place to hang out if the tables by the window are taken. Good cookies, and $3 peso chocolate bits in the shape of the cafe's logo were a fun little souvenir. They also sell t-shirts with some of the very inventive designs on them. Friendly young staff and just an all-around nice vibe.

Visited January 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Ol' favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

With so many nice little cafes in Oaxaca, this is the one I kept on coming back to. The coffee is nice and the sandwiches are just super. Nice friendly staff too! Give it a try!

Visited January 2013
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Colombia
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“Great coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Love the coffee here, local and freshly brewed plus a nice atmosphere. Good place to buy coffee to take home.

Visited February 2012
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“Great coffee! Great sandwiches!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Oh, yes, and don't forget to try the cabezacongelado (frozen head). It's a fresh fruit drink that will give you a headache if you try to drink it too fast. They are yummy! The sandwiches are made on good fresh bread and filling enough to share.

Visited December 2012
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Harrow, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosohere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Loved this place, proper frothy latte coffee, freshly made bagels and huge fruit, yoghurt & granola bowls. Great for fresh fruit smoothies too. There are two places in the town and both are excellent and really nice places to just chill.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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