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Cafe Bossa Nova

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Calle San Fernando 46 | Plaza San Fernando 46, Centro Historico, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 1 473 103 5594
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is really nice and calm. The food is good but not awesome. If you want to pause your journey for a couple of hours, this is the best place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Salamanca, Spain
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't mind having to wait up to an hour for your order this place will be just fine. Otherwise, there are probably better places in the square. There is an old lady giving out orders to the servers, but she doesn't seem to help much around.

Thank Josu M
Fort Worth
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Came for a drink and possible food. Ordered cocktails (rum and cokes, and Margarita) we were served a glass of coke with no taste of rum and then finally was served a Margarita in a small glass only half full and loaded with ice.

Thank 574kimberlya
San Marcos, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Entering the Plaza San Fernando, you will be met by a barrage of friendly hosts, ushering you into their mediocre (though beautiful) cafes. Smile and walk past them. Look for the yellow chairs at the back of the plaza. Cafe Bossa Nova is unique for this plaza because it matches it's wonderful ambiance with good food. Seating is outside, under... More 

Thank Ouchcomics
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful garden setting, facing the tiny little square. We found this place listed as vegetarian in Trip Advisor; although it is not a vegetarian café, it has many options! We had fries with melted cheese (yum!) and quiche with mushroom and spinach. Later, some coffee with nutella & banana crepe. Everything was delicious and the staff was super friendly. Definitely... More 

Thank quetzalturca
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

located in a small square lovely place good choice of foods price it is good,pasta meals service good friendly try it I will return as well

Thank John R
Austin, Texas
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

Just sit under one of the lovely trees and order a desert, a cup of coffee and do some people watching.

Thank aquafria
Monterrey, Mexico
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170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

We stopped at this location for an espresso and latte. Service was excellent and it was nice getting off the main streets of Guanajuato. Loved the music they were playing and used the free wi-fi.

Thank mikeycee0630
san miguel de allende
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

The location is charming. The ratatouille with rice is excellent. We will certainly return on our next trip. try to be there during the Festival Cervantino every year in October.

Thank mirador12
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

Cafe Bossa Nova occupies a prime spot on the Plaza San Fernando, easily Guanajuato's most colorful and restful public square. The restaurant serves delicious crepes made from uniquely local ingredients -- the huitlacoche and mushroom combination is particularly tasty. The homemade lemonades are also quite refreshing. Be advised, though, that the kitchen and wait staff operate under their own peculiar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Fernando 46 | Plaza San Fernando 46, Centro Historico, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 1 473 103 5594

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?