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El Cafecito

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Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 582 0516
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For so much hype about the large portions, excellent service and great food, I was surprised at the small breakfast, lack of service and 3 of the 7 people were unhappy with the food itself. The bacon and eggs didn´t have the pictured 4 nice pieces of toast, only 3 small circular ones, and the french fries were few and... More 

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Thank Gregory T
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to this place 3 days in a row for breakfast. Very reasonable with more than ample portions. A busy place but the service is great and very helpful. If you want to start your day off with a substantial breakfast before you hit the beach ( right across the street), this is the place!

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Thank MetsNYC
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place! There are two in Puerto Escondido and the one we frequented was a short walk from our amazing hotel, Villa Carrizalillo. Great food, great bakery, great service! We highly recommend it!

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Thank Janet M
England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only stopped for a quick dinner but the menu is well equipped for locals and tourists alike. Took nachos and salad and they were tasty!

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Thank Lawsonio1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

People were very nice and kind and the Mexican foods I had were cheap and great! You'll be satisfied with this shop. And also wifi is available here.

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Thank Momoko N
Mexico City, Mexico
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49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the restaurant late afternoon for some coffee and pastries. There were more service staff than guests, however, the level of attention experienced as well as the waiting time was not in line with Mexican standards. The real experience was the settlement of the bill which was MXN 78. Typical propina in Mexico is 10 %, rounded upwards, for... More 

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Thank speedster1721
Alejandro R, Gerente at El Cafecito, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are very sorry to hear that our service was not up to standards, at Cafecito we work hard to deliver great food and service, and to make our clients feel part of our family, we will look into it with our collaborators. Also our customers are very important to us, so we are sorry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with absolutely amazing good that's well priced especially for being right on the beach front. Only quip is that there are so many options and every time we came here it was almost too hard to decide what dish to order :)

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Thank Lincoln B
Alejandro R, Gerente at El Cafecito, responded to this review

We appreciate your comment, and are glad to know you found our menu to be so satisfactory. More 

Vancouver, BC Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a delicious bowl of their fish soup that was so fresh & very rich in flavour. The broth was so tasty & the fish was so fresh & it looked like it jumped right into my bowl as it still wore it's tail. The prices seem very reasonable & it always seems to be quite full. I see... More 

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Wallisellen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food fair price and good service, close to the beach and always busy, fresh baked things i really recommend it for lunch

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Thank Nightlife1981
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service were both very good. Would go there to cool down after a hot day at the beach and enjoy a milkshake. My husband and I also enjoyed a few morning coffees and fresh pastry. Nothing fancy but usually always some patrons there.

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Thank SuzanneGL
Alejandro R, Gerente at El Cafecito, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion, we like think of ourselves as a place of comfort, where people can sit back and enjoy great food and service, and relax. We are glad to hear it worked for you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $8
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 582 0516

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