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La Colmena

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I shopped here I was enticed by the variety of sweet breads and cookies. Unfortunately the taste did not live up to the appearance and I was disappointed. There are probably some very good staple items available here but there are so...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ResidentePermanente
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started visiting SMA in 1992 and visiting La Colmena was my first panaderia experience. Every time I come here I go there. Just a great neighborhood staple with smiling help. Today we dropped in to supply us with pan and pan dulce for a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank yellowrose13
Reviewed February 11, 2019

We hit he "blue door(s)" every time we are in the centro. Goodies offered change depending on time of day. If you're early and lucky look for the cheese sticks, my personal favorite. Lovers of baked goods will not be disappointed- wonderful sweet and savory...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank christine c
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This bakery always reminds me of my first visit to Mexico in 1970 when there were still many bakeries like this. I loved browsing around and loading my tray with all kind of goodies.I now go to La Colmena (the beehive) for their turnovers with...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kirsten W
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Historic bakery (more than 100 years old) in the center of town. It offers the complete Mexican bakery experience with the get it yourself trays. A full sampling of the typical Mexican pastries plus an array of very good empanadas

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alex D
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Good menu, but go in for the various coffees and hot and cold choco. Then get an order (3) of churros, enjoy the crunch, then get another order to go and crunch along.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marc B
Reviewed April 5, 2018

My wife and I were desperate for something to eat one morning and La Colmena was open before the traditional restaurants, so we stopped in for some bread. This is a typical Mexincan bread shop, but all the local restaurants go there to get their...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank C3410EZjohnf
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant cakes, chocolate and pastries. So tasty and fresh. If you are in the area get your cakes from here!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Caroline_Bristol2013
Reviewed February 20, 2018

I love this little bakery and go there multiple times each time I visit San Miguel. I prefer their cinnamon rolls, cookies, and other items to a fancier bakery in town. They are not open all day, so make sure to check the hours before...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank VGR001
Reviewed November 7, 2017

If you are not a diabetic do not miss this place Great pan dulce (Sweet bread)baked freshly every day, Tuna and chipotle empanadas , French bread, Campechanas and assorted pastries This is the place to try different kinds of sweet bread in San Miguel No...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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