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El Cafecito

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 582 0516
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cafecito was our regular stop every morning on our way out to the beach. The coffee and bakery products they offer are to die for. The breakfast rellenos are delish! I nearly always ate one (sometimes two!) filled with ham and cheese. Their facilities are always clean and well appointed. Whether on La Rinconada or at Playa Zicatela, Cafecito is... More 

Thank Patrick G
Vernon, Canada
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240 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great value and great service. It really doesn't matter what time of day you appear at either of their locations it will be busy and justifiably so. We've had a few meals here and no doubt a few more.

Thank KGGFamily
Mexico city
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for our first meal to El Cafecito as a recommendation from my family living in puerto Escondido and did not disappointed me, fish was fresh and delicious, service was quick and efficient and I was able to let my daughter run around the place without being judged. Prices are very fair for the food served. If you have... More 

Thank jgarcialopezdtt
Vancouver BC
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the in place for breakfast Go early or you may have to wait Coffee and fresh baked pastries All good food

Thank Kurt100
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there several times mostly for breakfast. Their juices are delicious, I particularly loved el verde. They have fresh baked good and the coffee is locally resourced. The pastry is addictive. They also have a savoury cheese and pesto croissant that should not be missed. Always busy for a good reason. Really fast and efficient service.

Thank R oberta P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service. Good food. Social game while we were waiting for the meal. 2locations both not far from a beach.

Thank Mélanie C
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food , good prices , good service and some days live music . Must visit...price value proposition very attractive.

Thank pitylia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late lunch with a great bacon cheese burger and a lovely chicken fajita mix salad and for dessert a home made pastry. They also made the bun for the burger and the actual burger meat. Service was a bit slow but i think it was due the exchange between shift. Good value for money!

Thank Alex76Olbia
Toronto, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here for breakfast almost every morning of my week long stay. It was great and the waiters are always helpful to modify based on my requests. Great food, authentic and lots of it!! Know that lunch and dinner would be excellent as well.

Thank Positano071403
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are baking bread at Carrizalilo, possible to get just baked bread around 7 am. Mexican and American food.

Thank ichikawa2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $7
Mexican, Latin, Cafe, Spanish
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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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?