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Orale Cafe

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near Shambhala Road | Roca BlancArea, Zipolite, Mexico
+52 958 117 7129
08:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orale is an idyllic setting that makes one want to linger longer after enjoying a delicious breakfast be it the muffins, fresh juices, fruit bowls or eggs ..... the best coffee from Americano to Lattes! Jean Francois and staff make you feel comfortable and among friends, from the community table where people come together to eat and talk over coffee... More 

Thank smallpocketsbigworld
Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this sweet little place. Food was awesome. Service. Excellent. Prices also unexpected. Loved it.

Thank Sandy F
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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290 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Just another's place to have breakfast. Good food and very nice place but can not see Ocean from here

Thank godofthearmadillos
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262 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Set back from the beach it has a nice shaded courtyard and good simple meals. We had breakfast there once and lunch twice. The chili con carne in particular was good, as well as the baguettes. Friendly and reasonably-priced as well. Seems popular with expats.

Thank Dean J
Montreal, Canada
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389 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. We have been going to eat here for years. The owners have had menus produced in english, spanish and french. The place is always full when we go. The service was great and we did not have to wait too long. Everything on the menu is simply delicious! It's our favorite breakfast place.

Thank Shou1
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I spent eight days in Zipolite this past November 2016 and (based on the many times that I had visited Orale over the previous four years) I returned each morning to enjoy the wonderful breakfasts and terrific hospitalities of my hosts Francois and Yvonne. This place is by far the BEST that Zipolite has to offer for breakfast and light... More 

Thank CrazyForZipo
New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Yes I know the food looks, relatively speaking, delicious but boy this has to be the slowest service I've ever experienced. By the time we got our French toast, which was about 1 hour 40 minutes after ordering it was hard to enjoy it. There seemed like no sense of urgency or apologies either. As if it's ok to make... More 

Thank swampscrapper
Birmingham, Alabama
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We only ate here one morning since our B&B served breakfast! The food was so tasty and coffee is wonderful! There garden a great place to relax and drink your coffee. The smoothies are good too!

Thank Natalie R
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I love this place, Jean Francois y Yvonne, the atmosphere under the foliage AND the food mmm......5 stars

Thank Louis B
Mexico City, Mexico
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We wanted breakfast, early, and a good one too. My friends mocked me saying there wasn't something of this sort in Mazunte. I had been at the Órale café years ago yet couldn’t quite remember the name. The pictures showed it was the place I remembered; I phoned at 7:30 am, on a Sunday. My friends really thought I had... More 

Thank LuzMc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: near Shambhala Road | Roca BlancArea, Zipolite, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
  • Phone Number: +52 958 117 7129

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