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Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 4297
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Madre Tierra was a pleasant surprise-we stopped there because we wanted coffee and because it was starting to rain:) We ordered quiche and coffee- the quiche was spinach and cheese and was fabulous as was the crust! We also spoiled ourselves with a cheese roll just as tasty- the atmosphere was very relaxing- definitely a place to return- in business... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

big place with lots of quaint places to sit and enjoy and well-cooked, gourmet like meal. Gourmet in the sense tthat the presentation is as good as the taste. Mario at the cafe counter is friendly and helpful. The girl in the grocery store is not helpful just stands their and acts as if your lucky she helps you. But... More 

Thank wat t
Colchester, Vermont
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Had breakfast there twice .. Lovely court yard, good service and yummy food. Plus a friendly calico kitty to greet you!

Thank stellafrank
County Kerry, Ireland
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222 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

Had food and drink here several times during our long stay in SC. Enjoyed each time. All the food is good, milkshakes are great and prices are even better to top it off. Has local live music most nights. Really recommended.

Thank msvalhalla
Vancouver, BC
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Madre Tierra is a great stop to eat , to buy multigrain bread,homemade sweet treats and to use the internet. It also sells a selection of speciific groceries taht may be hard to find and especially excellent quality loose teas wheich are really hard to find in Chiapas! There is a nice patio to enjoy . the inside can be... More 

Thank danna l
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

Fresh products, very friendly staff and owner!!! Excellent cafe and extremely nice terrasse! I stongly recommand! buena onda!

Thank Lucie T
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

We go to the Madre for breakfast quite often, especially my wife after her yoga class at Casa Luz, three days a week. She gets chilaquiles with egg and I still prefer the huevos rancheros with a side of bacon. We buy bread from the shop regularly as well. My wife's favorite is the onion bread which I also love... More 

Thank jugodevegetales
Hue, Vietnam
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

The chilaquiles were excellent. Huevos rancheros average. Yogurt with granola was good. Pricing was very fair. Service was adequate. Warm corn bread very good. Restrooms were clean and installations need work. Across from San Francisco church and city market.

Thank AsianTravellina
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

Best breakfast in town. Amazing value. Off the wall service and ambiance. This place is all about attention to the details, Don't miss this gem! Gracias Mario,

Thank SirFartswell
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

Good food, good coffee, good prices. Courtyard or indoors. Baked goods solid. Tripadvisor map is wrong, address correct.

Thank fourelevens

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 4297

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