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Cafe de Yara

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Av Hidalgo at C Abasolo, Palenque, Mexico
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We came into palenque town after a early morning visit to the ruins. Needing feeding and wifi to continue planning our journey we found cafe yara. Lovely traditional Mexican breakfast, clean toilets and very fast wifi. The staff were very friendly despite our Spanish leaving a lot to be desired. Thank you!

Thank poppy_1384
Mexico City, Mexico
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

It's one of the best restaurants in the town area of Palenque ( except La Cañada ). The best thing is the food! It is quite good, the restaurant premises are small and very normal, nothing cozy or inviting but then again, most places in the town are like that....that is why La Cañada was developed and is much better!... More 

Thank Pac R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

This review is very late because I thought I had reviewed it. When a friend going to Mexico asked for recommendations, I discovered I didn't, so here's my belated review. There were probably eight or 10 of us. And being Asian, we either have smaller appetites (western and Latin American portions are often too big for us) or just love... More 

Thank Joelynnchin
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

The food was recommended to me however not being hungry, I just had a drink but the staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank Vicky C
Cozumel, Mexico
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

Not my first time here but for some reason, I choose to return. Mostly because a comfortable place to spend a cool rainy afternoon with reliable WIFI. Other than that, little reason to recommend the place. First, the service ranges from slow to rude and totally lacking. The food is just OK but very overpriced for Palenque. The menu makes... More 

Thank RobertSDF
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

Horrible place. Beware, in places like Mexico with good Coffee beans, of places like Café de Yara. They do not know anything about coffee (NADA). They are still serving 1980s version of a Mexican Cappuccino (Horrible expresso + Condensated and overheated milk + Cinnamon on top + in a glass). In general, stay away from places like this in Mexico... More 

Thank santiago o
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101 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

The service was awful. We stayed a little bit longer on the wifi to sort our trip out. The place was empty. We were kind of forced to leave and they also turned the wifi off. Kind of ridiculous...

Thank Miroslav K
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2015

We choose this place after the recommendation in Lonely Planet. It's a nice place for breakfast with good prices. Service is very quick and the design is cute :)

Thank Lidia S
Boynton Beach, Florida
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223 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stopped into Café de Yara after our visit to the Palenque ruins and ordered smoothies. They were delicious and reasonably priced. This restaurant is very clean in appearance and the staff is very friendly. I will look for it the next time I travel to Palenque.

Thank RishaLinda
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

I have sat down with my gf to have a late lunch. I have orderes a soup and pancakes and she has orderes spaghetti carbonara. Since the place was totay empty waiter has arrived with the soup and spaghetti 2 minutes after ordering. Spaghetti looked totally bad, warmed up with meat on top of a strange colour. I have asked... More 

Thank Tarik K

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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
Mexican, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Hidalgo at C Abasolo, Palenque, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
  • Phone Number: 019163450269
listed with frommers and lonely planet

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