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Cafe Cultural

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Brazilian, Cafe, South American
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Rua Claudio Manoel 15 | Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551-1361
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

A very nice place with good food options, nice music, books for reading. It's located at the very centre, near the main churches. Very cool.

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Thank paulom2001
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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74 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The place is amazing. Nicely decorated, very comfy and cozy but I wasn't very happy with what I got. Ordered a combination of corn cakes but they seems to be industrialized but plated on their on dish. Tea wasn't very good - I believe it was served the Brazilian national brand Leao but named in a more chick way

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Thank thiagop1982
Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I spent a wonderful morning on a comfy couch enjoying a good beer and some yummy soup as I waited out the rain in Ouro Preto. Loved it!

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Thank lsmallsSP
Mexico City, Mexico
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387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

A cool cafe and library with very good music and great coffee options. Near the main plaza and near to all attractions. Pao de Queijo.

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Thank MTorre
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

The place is wel designed with some nice couches. The food looks good and tastes even better. The staff is a bit slow but this makes the place, together with the good WiFi ideal for chilling out and check TripAdvisor to decide which of the churches you want to visit next.

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Thank Jurre S
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Cozy, nice, local decoration, many flavors of coffee or tea at the centre of the village! Must visit

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New York, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Ouro Preto has a lovely café scene but café cultural stands out. You cannot beat its prominent location off Praca Tiradentes. The place is beatiful. We went on a Saturday afternoon and there was live bossa nova entertainment. The menu is diverse and the waiter spoke English. Plus, wifi is fast and free. Check it out!

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Thank TomSonntag
Rio de Janeiro
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Ouro Preto is a delicious old town and Café Cultural is a real shelter for gastronomy and Culture Lovers. You can buy very interesting books and have a coffee in the restaurant. Good homely food from Minas mixed with International Cuisine. The interior decoration is elegant, everything you need to have a great time with your friends! I strongly recommend... More 

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Thank RafaTraveller
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Imagine a very cozy place, where you can read your book, chat with friends or just take your time sipping a cup of coffee or a glass of wine (or beer). That,s the perfect place to do that. Very friendly. And warm decoration. Indeed I recommend it.

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Thank Fm2008
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Best coffee with ice cream i've ever had. Wont get 5 stars because the kitchen was closed, despite the fact that it was 5:30 pm and the place closes at 7 pm. But excelent service and ambience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $10
Cuisine
Brazilian, Cafe, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Claudio Manoel 15 | Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Ouro Preto
  • Phone Number: +55 31 3551-1361
Description
Ideally located, the cultural Coffee Black Gold is a lovely place and tastefully decorated . Great to make the point between visits and enjoy a varied menu of delicious greengrocers, quiches , soups , accompanied , for example, a good wine , a craft beer or a refreshing drink. Come also come and taste the delicious desserts and pastries and various coffees , espressos and hot chocolates . We serve , among others , national beers the brewery Falke Bier , of Wals , Austria , Backer , Ouropretana , Eisenbahn , Baden Banden and more ... We offer a wide variety of imported beers. The Cultural Cafe is open every day from 9 to 19 hours.

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