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El Cafe de la Mancha

Calle Recreo 21A | Between Hospicio and Terraplen Streets, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 7930
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good3%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chai” (4 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Calle Recreo 21A | Between Hospicio and Terraplen Streets, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the best coffee I tried in San Miguel. I had the V-60 and it was great. Really satisfied the coffee snob in me. I also had the chilaquiles (red), and they were the best I've had. The owners are lovely people as...More

Thank telluride360
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This place is such a gem. The food and coffee is spot on (you have to try the espresso limonata), but what makes is special are the people that work there. They are warm, welcoming and fun to get to know. Support this special place...More

Thank Laana L
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I love breakfast. I love this place! I almost don’t want to write a review because with the limited seating, I want to be able to come back and not wait in line! I had the Chilaquiles, with beef shank! My mouth was in heaven!...More

Thank kimmie89450
Christian Z, Gerente at El Cafe de la Mancha, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for your opinion and we hope you see you soon

Reviewed 6 April 2018

I consider myself as a Google maps and Trip Advisor user whenever I am traveling. This time I used GMaps to check where to find “good coffee” in San Miguel de Allende. I read about 3 reviews and they were talking about food more than...More

Thank Jonatan E
Reviewed 30 March 2018

best coffee in san miguel...now serving breakfast and lunch as well as fab. brownies by Paloma...we also love the ambience which is enhanced by the very interesting and super friendly clientelle that frequents el cafe...

Thank Adele L
Reviewed 28 March 2018

One of my favorite places in SMA, a hidden gem for a great coffee or dirty chai, and now offering a tasty breakfast & brunch menu! Lovely family & staff make this a quiet, welcoming & homey stop in the center of town.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Located just off the Jardin (town square), El Cafe de la Mancha is easy to miss, but don't! The tiny cafe features very affordable dishes and delicious beers and margaritas at an amazing price. It's helpful if you go with someone who speaks a bit...More

Thank AlisaK M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A small coffee, sandwich shop in a super centro neighborhood on Recreo near Hospicio. The regulars are artists and other interesting people.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I LOVE this place. The people are friendly, the dachsund is delightful, the coffee is fabulous - probably the best in SMA (Buen Vida is a close 2nd, La Ventana a close 3rd, Cafe Catedral a solid 4th) It's tiny and a bit quirky and...More

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly owners. Great coffees from espresso and Turkish toto aeropress and cold brewed. Strong WiFi. Light snacks and pastries. Etc etc etc etc etc etc.

Thank Captpeter1
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Gary W
25 September 2015|
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Response from Christian Z | Property representative |
Hello Gary! At cafe de La Mancha we serve paninis and home baked cookies and desserts, but if was necessary you can bring your own food. Thanks for asking, have a nice day!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Recreo 21A | Between Hospicio and Terraplen Streets, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 7930
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