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El Cafecito

Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 582 3465
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (12 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (9 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are two Cafecitos, one on Rinconada and one on Zicatela beach. Both extremely popular, there's sometimes a short wait on weekends. Food is unfailingly good, bakery on premises, great rolls, danish, pastries. Best coffee in town. Outstanding breakfast plates, nicknamed "starving surfers" with French...More

Thank username11374
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My experience was terrible: chilaquiles? No flavor, pancakes-hard as rock, fried eggs-like plastic eggs, french toast-terrible! I will never go back !!!More

Thank Sonia P
ana pamela b, Gerente at El Cafecito, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are very sorry to hear that your visit with us was not a pleasant one, and your opinions are very important to us so that we may offer a better experience next time, if you like we would be happy to hear more from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great nothing special, I would have hoped my egg had been properly cooked on my chilaquiles, requested them fried and they came looking like rubber, the chilaquiles had good flavor however. Service was good given how busy they were.

Thank CristianoGallardin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in the Riconada branch. Good value, good choice for vegetarians and good value. The service was always helpful, efficient and friendly. We didn't even go anywhere else after we found this place!

Thank WTrav1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the price is cheap. food is good for a couple of times. after that you find it is too rich. too much cheese.

Thank Adele R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fair prices for traditional Mexican hot chocolate and baked goods, right on the main street. Good for mostly coffee and breakfast and really good looking and clean place. I can't stress this enough, try the hot chocolate! There are two varieties, one made with milk...More

Thank Luis T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went here for breakfast. I had an omelette and he some kind of giant nachos with tortillas and chicken. Really good food. Always packed, but the tables become available quite quickly. Definitely worth the wait! We also went for dinner and...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here almost everyday for three weeks! Great food and atmosphere and plenty to choose from on the menu

Thank djgallagher2017
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came here for lunch. It was super packed, yet the staff is very on point with service. Attentive and the food is alright. Their menu ranges from burgers to omelettes to Mexican enchiladas. Prices are between 70-130 pesos. Property is in...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I ordered the tacos de papa mainly because I'd never heard of them before! They were great, served with guacamole and lettuce. The salads are also good, my dining companion assures me; the micheladas are perfect and the bread is tasty. I'm only sorry I'm...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Puerto Escondido
  • Phone Number: +52 954 582 3465
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