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El Cafecito

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle Del Morro, Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
+52 954 582 0516
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The chicken tacos were delicious. They were fried and crispy without being greasy and they were covered in a fresh, tasty salad. The atmosphere was relaxed and fun and the service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Michael J
Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only is the food fresh and delicious,the staff is friendly and efficient. The restaurant is spotless as well. We go each morning for breakfast and the staff remembers what we want. The coffee is so delicious I always bring some back to the states with us. Try the French toast. It is made on site. The eggs are wonderful... More 

Thank Roxanne65
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Their bakery is on site and all of their baked goods are fresh and good. They have excellent locally sourced coffee. Good mix of locals and tourists.

Thank Tommy T
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafecito was our regular stop every morning on our way out to the beach. The coffee and bakery products they offer are to die for. The breakfast rellenos are delish! I nearly always ate one (sometimes two!) filled with ham and cheese. Their facilities are always clean and well appointed. Whether on La Rinconada or at Playa Zicatela, Cafecito is... More 

Thank Patrick G
Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great value and great service. It really doesn't matter what time of day you appear at either of their locations it will be busy and justifiably so. We've had a few meals here and no doubt a few more.

Thank KGGFamily
Mexico city
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for our first meal to El Cafecito as a recommendation from my family living in puerto Escondido and did not disappointed me, fish was fresh and delicious, service was quick and efficient and I was able to let my daughter run around the place without being judged. Prices are very fair for the food served. If you have... More 

Thank jgarcialopezdtt
Vancouver BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely the in place for breakfast Go early or you may have to wait Coffee and fresh baked pastries All good food

Thank Kurt100
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there several times mostly for breakfast. Their juices are delicious, I particularly loved el verde. They have fresh baked good and the coffee is locally resourced. The pastry is addictive. They also have a savoury cheese and pesto croissant that should not be missed. Always busy for a good reason. Really fast and efficient service.

Thank R oberta P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service. Good food. Social game while we were waiting for the meal. 2locations both not far from a beach.

Thank Mélanie C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food , good prices , good service and some days live music . Must visit...price value proposition very attractive.

Thank pitylia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Mexican, Latin, Cafe, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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 0516

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