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Profetica, Casa De La Lectura

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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My favorite breakfast EVER

We really enjoyed this meal! The presentation was lovely, portions were generous, taste was... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Vickie A
Managua, Nicaragua
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Yeah, yeah—there are books...but

Located in an ancient, but restored house, this cafe is in the midst of a now public library and... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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Sep 14, 2018
“My favorite breakfast EVER”
Sep 9, 2018
“Yeah, yeah—there are books...but”
Non-profit Profetica is an atipical private cultural center, with a public library, a bookstore and a cafe/bar you will love. In a 16th century house completely refurbished with taste and style, Profetica is a must see while in Puebla.If you are...more
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Calle 3 sur 701 | Centro, Puebla 72000, Mexico
+52 222 246 9101
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spanish-language bookstore on bottom floors, with a simple library on the top floor. A bar serves drinks on the ground floor. (February 2019)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank matthewrafat
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this meal! The presentation was lovely, portions were generous, taste was incredible, and prices were insanely reasonable. Do yourself a favor and go for breakfast. You will not regret it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vickie A
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Located in an ancient, but restored house, this cafe is in the midst of a now public library and bookstore. The ambience is wonderful and the food excellent. We had the chilaquiles and molletes. Wonderful tastes, beautiful presentations and great service. This is my required...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beeedell
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Large selection of books, mostly in Spanish, but I bought a couple of art books and looked at them in the garden restaurant. It made for a nice relaxing end to a busy day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank clay999
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The bookstore has primarily Spanish-language books, but some are available in other languages. The cafe is great for snacks, meals, coffee and tea, and alcoholic beverages.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank George-and-Paul
Reviewed June 29, 2017

My understanding of the structure where this bookstore is located is that it used to be someone's home, but was converted into a bookstore sometime ago. Various "book departments" surround the center of the store/home, where there are casual tables sprinkled all around, where people...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank FortWorthReviewer
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

A lovely inner garden with good coffee, food throughout the day, and wifi. People come in with their laptops, it is a relaxing place to work. Good breakfast in my picture.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Linda_Wilmington_NC
Reviewed December 10, 2016

This was such a cool place and a must for book lovers. The architecture and layout made each turn an exciting discovery. I was disappointed that the books in the store were wrapped, but it was interesting to peruse the categories and the titles. I...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Wonderful bookstore and library. For a nice complete visit, go upstairs to the library and take a look at how you build a very nice library in a very old building. The bookstore for us was great since speak Spanish and love to see the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank perezjale
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I really love this place... I've been there for breakfast, dinner, lunch, drinks, coffee... And everything is great! The service is not always good, but who cares if you're there for the food and the place. Love the library too, some books are overpriced but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Patti V
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