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“Nice tranquil setting”
Review of Madre Tierra

Madre Tierra
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Germany
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Nice tranquil setting”
Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting in the small courtyard with the little cat and the rooster and hen running around. All very peaceful and nice. Attentive waiter and quite good food (a bit on the greasy side but tasty). Good coffee, we'll come back for breakfast.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great!!”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Awsome! I just love this place, you have a lot of choices, great food, beautiful place and great service, For sure i'll come back, they have the most amazing bread ever!! and is so cheap!!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Ketherine V
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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Mediocre food”
Reviewed April 25, 2012

Good place for breakfast with great baked goods. However, my recent lunch there was unpleasant.The main course of chicken was bland and the meat served on the bone was tough and stringy. We dined in the interior courtyard. The owner allows dogs to roam around the tables which is very unpleasant. I prefer not to have a dog begging at my table. As well, said dog defecated in the courtyard close to our table. It was extremely unpleasant and certainly turned me off this space.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Kristin1947
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Bruges, Belgium
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Still the same after 20 years”
Reviewed August 27, 2011

I was here in the late 80s and the place has not changed a bit! Absolutely wonderful and it is still runned by the same owner. Lovely food, more than fair price, just a pitty that it is ranked so low.
Our sons even asked to go back twice since they loved the food so much, does not happen often!
I do believe the address on the map is wrong and that is maybe the reason people do not find it.
Keep up the place without changing it to much! It was a food highlight in a very much changed San Cristobal with to many "rubbish" restaurants with to many good reviews.
Go for it and try it out you will not regret this at all!!!

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7 Thank vdds
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best huevos rancheros in town”
Reviewed December 13, 2010

The madre uses real ranch eggs with golden orange yolks and great salsa. The rooster is still there and my dog is welcome (rooster friendly). The owner, Eduardo Talavera, speaks English and French fluently and is the sweetest, friendliest and most helpful guy around. Everything is whole grain, even the pizza and lasagna. There is a brand new shop with textiles and hand made shoes which are beautiful and high end. Bar upstairs at night with good local music and Pinguinos bike tours has an office there as well. Good bulletin board at front door. Excellent cappuccino.

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5 Thank jugodevegetales
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