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Very unique place... feels like an old west saloon

Me and a friend went there to get a drink before dinner because it had been recommended. Very cool... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
lightnor
,
Marshall, Michigan
via mobile
Good bar but second rate mezcal

Highly over rated mezcal which isnt very cheap but Having said that the music and ambience are very... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
mcr83
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Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you like American hipster bars in gentrified neighborhoods this is the spot for you. Good drinks though.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brendan G
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Me and a friend went there to get a drink before dinner because it had been recommended. Very cool place with unique atmosphere. The place is very darkly lit (almost entirely by candles). There’s games to play if you want, or chat it up with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lightnor
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The jazz pulled us in but the atmosphere kept us around. We were drawn to the back room that had a sign reading "2 shot minimum" Ended up staying at the bar for 2+ hours listening to live music and talking with the owner. Incredible...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jellis7
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I visited last night for dinner. What a great place! It is TINY, but there is also seating upstairs. The menu is straight forward and if you want to make a request for deletion of any items, they are happy to oblige. I had the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If you are reading this, beware, Cafe No se might not be for you. I love it, mix of different crowd from all over the globe. You will meet interesting people, and some very weird people. Hey buts the fun of traveling and experiencing different...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Highly over rated mezcal which isnt very cheap but Having said that the music and ambience are very good. Cannot have everything i suppose

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mcr83
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This was a fun bar. There are 3 separate rooms; 4 if you count the bookstore that is attached! In the front is the bar where they feature live music, further back is the cocktail bar. And if you duck and go through the weird...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrea B
Reviewed May 23, 2018

The environment is unusual but apart from that, it is a cliché situation of foreign investment in a developing country...: Specific type costumers (mostly tourists). Despite the seemingly relaxed environment, some staff was intense, pushy and irritating bringing a strange, and certainly not local, vibe...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Stavros M
Reviewed May 17, 2018

When you feel like an adventurous bar time this is the place to be! Kinda dark, dingy, well used with a playlist of music that cannot be topped! The secret room for serious mezcal drinkers is hidden behind an old refrigerator door. People from all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wm b
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I like the strange sketchy look to the bar. It's fun. Mezcals are okay. The key is the people who serve. Pretty chatty, not so sure they are bartenders but they do a great job at it. Got to try It!

Date of experience: April 2018
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