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Cafe Dona Nena

Delicatessen, Contemporary, Danish, Cafe, European
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Boulevard Antonio Mijares 32 | Col. Centro, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
+52 624 130 7487
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Situated Downtown San José this place is as charming as it could be. They serve the best coffe in town !!! Their service is impeccable and their menu is amazing !!! They have the best oatmeal I have ever tasted and their pastry is outstanding. You can be sure this place will become your favorite. Their lunch menu is also... More 

Thank Cecilia L
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Impression: Poor. No warm greeting; PFB was the preferred approach to service. Quality: Decent. Value: Not bad. 120 pesos for a cappuccino. Service: An improvement with their approach to customer service is needed. Why make tourists feel like second-class citizens? Is it ok to roll your eyes when a simple question is asked? Ambiance: Nice airy patio and styled sitting,... More 

Thank DSPLA99
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

What a bad experience. We've been here several times over a couple of years. Generally it's enjoyable though I wouldn't recommend the desserts, as they look and taste like they've been refrigerated for a few days. This time, to be fair there was a table of gregarious, demanding older adults in front. But from when we walked in, no smile,... More 

Thank Scott R
Los Angeles, California
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81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I have enjoyed the coffee and breakfast at this cafe a couple times. It is located in the downtown center and is close to everything. The food is very natural and healthy; not swimming in grease. The Cafe is quaint and sits in a small open area. I highly recommend. The omelet is wonderful, just saying! Enjoy!

Thank LaVerne R
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Stopped in for a quick latte pick me up with the family on our way out the Flora Farms. The local is pretty and airy. The duo behind the counter were quick and helpful.

Thank Taylor H
Matawan, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Espresso is amazing.Pastries are also nice with your beverage. A little warm with only fans but part of the rustic desert area in Los Cabo. Breakfast is offered at a nice quaint place in the same plaza and tables and chairs are ample. Nice quiet place to read while having your morning coffee

Thank Efren Y Kathryn R
Todos Santos, Mexico
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

the location of Cafe Dona Nena is wonderful- it is tucked away amidst a bustling busy street. Feels like a mini oasis in their courtyard. I love their coffees- they have a wide range of any espresso drink you could want, including some crazy dessert-type concoctions. They also have some nice sweet and savory snacks on hand.

Thank Noelle M
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while walking around in midday heat one quiet Sunday. Dona Nena is tucked in a new-looking building with a coffee bar that looks like something you'd find in Chelsea Market. Over two visits, we ordered iced lattes, Americanos and hot lattes. All were so good. The chocolate croissant hit the spot; as did the cinnamon... More 

Thank djglobetrotting
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

I had been craving a good mug of Mexican hot chocolate - this was the perfect fulfillment on a chilly evening. Steamed, chocolatey, and warmly spicey. So glad we found you!

Thank JoAnna W
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2015

I was walking the street my hotel was on and came across this beautiful patio cafe. I ordered a Mocha not realizing it was a "mexican mocha" meaning it has a little spice to it. I normally hate spicy anything but this mocha was AMAZING! It was the perfect balance between sweet and spicy. I believe the spice was cinnamon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Delicatessen, Contemporary, Danish, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Antonio Mijares 32 | Col. Centro, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: +52 624 130 7487

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