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Cafe Brujula

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Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 5161389
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't care for the coffee at my hotel so went looking for a coffee shop and had the good fortune to come across Cafe Brujula. Doesn't look like much from the street but once inside they have a pretty outdoor courtyard area with wifi and 1950's rock n roll tunes. Their cappuccinos were strong and made to my liking and... More 

Thank fiorentina
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Laid back coffee place on Acala st, mixed of locals and tourists. Good place to sip some coffee & escape the hustle of acala st.

Thank Julian O
Aarhus, Denmark
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Our little family including a baby girl visited this nice cafe twice on the same day as the coffee is great and the atmosphere is good. Everyone seems to come here, eg students, families, and business people and you just feel welcome.

Thank Peter Z
Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I was very excited to find delicious loose-leaf tea here and other tasty drink options as well as a good collection of cakes. Friendly service, a beautiful courtyard and free wifi. Very handy central location.

Thank happyaussiewonderer
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Coffee was the best I had in my 3 1/2 weeks in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Cafe and surroundings - very basic. Cakes and nibbles not fantastic. Its just about the coffee- I think it was the house blend.

Thank 971Jchm971
Toledo, Ohio
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I've never had bad coffee in Oaxaca. I love stopping in this and several coffee shops in this neighborhood. It's clean and the coffee is fresh. The workers are all friendly and the price is reasonable.

Thank Susana D
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123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I ws in the mood for a light lunch and the turkey sandwhich here was perfect. The courtyard behind the small restaurant was a very peaceful place to have lunch. The bathroom was small but clean. I will go again.

Thank packedandready2go
Warren, Vermont
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We stopped by several times to grab a coffee and snack. We were always greeted with a smile and with good service. The place is clean and comfortable with wifi available. You can sit for as long as you like. Very convenient.

Thank kfgf411
Davenport, Iowa
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

There are many great coffee shops in Oaxaca. It's the heart of one of the growing regions in Mexico. This place though, has some of the best coffee. Organic, freshly roasted, and tasty coffee help one enjoy the pleasant colonial courtyard of the shop on the main pedestrian street in Oaxaca.

Thank Ron S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place in every way. Good hot espresso drinks, cold drinks and Oaxacan hot chocolate. It is next door to a lovely bookstore. Service is friendly. And there is a courtyard behind it to enjoy coffee and company. They sell locally grown, fair trade coffee. You can also buy the beans to take home. Cafe Brujula has... More 

Thank Stephanie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 5161389
Specialty Grade coffee, artisan coffee roasting, and homemade baked goods and snacks.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?