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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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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite good basic breakfast like pancakes, eggs and bacon, at very reasonable prices. Juices and smoothies are good too, and they open very early.

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Thank Joakim Z
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered enchiladas verdes, and they were quite good. Accompanying them were tasteless rolls, which surprised me since it is a bakery.

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Thank Frances T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Mexican food. There's a mix of locals and tourists here. It's always busy at meal times but the service is still good.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Mexican food and bakery with really good prices and friendly staff. A well deserved first place on TripAdvisor in Puerto Escondido. Only minus was during one visit when our waiter seemed to have his first day at work (really friendly though). Also a big plus is that credit cards are accepted. Will come back soon :)

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Thank Aga L
winnipeg
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167 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In past years this place was great. Good location, good eats at a fair price and excellent service. This evening!? Everyone, except the customers, was on fiesta mode and service was non existent or slow....not just our table! There was plenty of staff on the floor and food was moving very slowly to the tables?! When I paid and attempted... More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drinks are good, stuff is friendly. Nice place to have a bite or a substantial dinner. Fresh juices could be better.. Prices are acceptable. They have breakfast menu till 2 pm (hotcakes, fruits, local breakfast, etc). After comes dinner menu with fried fish, meat and others. This place is always crowded, you have to wait in the line... More 

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Thank Андрей Е
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place close to Carrizalillo. There's coffee, wifi, and lots of nice stuff to eat. Geared towards breakfast but also open for lunch and later. It tends to get busy, and attracts a variety of both tourists and locals.

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Thank Elisabeth W
Portland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best coffee in Puerto, great pastries and a solid, affordable breakfast. I typically frequent the Rinconada location, but both are good. Get there early to avoid a wait.

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Thank killermobile
Mexico City, Mexico
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Puerto Escondido Denny's. This popular breakfast place serves 2 eggs, bacon, potatoes, toast and coffee for under 70 pesos. You need to get there early if you want a seat. The place is popular.

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff were very friendly and helpful, food was really good. The prices are a little inflated but you expect that on a tourist strip. Would return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $7
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, 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?