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Cafe Bossa Nova

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Calle San Fernando 46 | Plaza San Fernando 46, Centro Historico, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 1 473 103 5594
10:00 - 23:00
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Hurricane, West Virginia
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I found a number of vegi dishes at this creperia, prepared with care. Decent selection of beers and mescal. Wonderful location for sitting outdoors, nice workers.

Thank cpnegrad
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This little cafe is set under a lovely big old tree at the top of Plaza de San Fernando. Perfect place & setting to stop for a drink or snack & watch day to day life in Guanajuato. The food is ok & simple. The main attraction is being able to take in the typical casa's & terraces. We even... More 

Thank Jenny L
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Beautiful restaurant, good and fresh food. Great café. Great hand made sauces (coriander and chili) Beautiful terrace under a big tree. Fantastic service. Really recommended. Good for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I know the place since 2003 and have been there many times.

Thank Stephane A
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530 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We came for lunch and were attracted to the pleasant outdoor seating area, shaded from the mid-day sun by mature trees. It took quite a while to be served. We ordered capuccino and their potatoes which cheese and had planned to try their crepes for dessert. But a man came into the outdoor seating area with three dogs, and led... More 

Thank Richard289
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is really nice and calm. The food is good but not awesome. If you want to pause your journey for a couple of hours, this is the best place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Salamanca, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you don't mind having to wait up to an hour for your order this place will be just fine. Otherwise, there are probably better places in the square. There is an old lady giving out orders to the servers, but she doesn't seem to help much around.

Thank Josu M
Fort Worth
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Came for a drink and possible food. Ordered cocktails (rum and cokes, and Margarita) we were served a glass of coke with no taste of rum and then finally was served a Margarita in a small glass only half full and loaded with ice.

Thank 574kimberlya
San Marcos, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Entering the Plaza San Fernando, you will be met by a barrage of friendly hosts, ushering you into their mediocre (though beautiful) cafes. Smile and walk past them. Look for the yellow chairs at the back of the plaza. Cafe Bossa Nova is unique for this plaza because it matches it's wonderful ambiance with good food. Seating is outside, under... More 

Thank Ouchcomics
Istanbul, Turkey
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful garden setting, facing the tiny little square. We found this place listed as vegetarian in Trip Advisor; although it is not a vegetarian café, it has many options! We had fries with melted cheese (yum!) and quiche with mushroom and spinach. Later, some coffee with nutella & banana crepe. Everything was delicious and the staff was super friendly. Definitely... More 

Thank quetzalturca
Calgary, Canada
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323 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

located in a small square lovely place good choice of foods price it is good,pasta meals service good friendly try it I will return as well

Thank John R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Fernando 46 | Plaza San Fernando 46, Centro Historico, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 1 473 103 5594

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