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Macondo

#28 of 625 Restaurants in Cali
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Carrera 6 #3-03, Cali, Colombia
8931570
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Chicago, Illinois
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121 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The inside of this coffee shop is interested but I think the entrance door takes the award for most interesting piece of article at the store. The coffee is high quality and the various methods of extraction are commendable. I would highly recommend the full immersion coffee and try some of their pastries as they looked quite delicious. I did... More 

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Thank zoobearz
Berlin, Germany
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this Café at an off-time with friends when craving for coffee and sweets, and were very well attended and satisfied with Macondo's creative offers and ambiente. Would love to come back for evening happenings.

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Thank barbara u
Lima, Peru
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I thought in the begining that is a nice place...it looks nice but.... The chairs are not comfortable, the wifi is terrible, the service also and... I order a coffe and it was too strong, i ask if they can bring me one new and they say yes but i need to pay for the one that i didnt like.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I love Macondo! Its best feature isn't just its delicious food or great ambiance, but its Cine Gratis (Free Movie Theater) every single night. Such a great idea!

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Thank crvpederson
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, but evidently a tad busy when I arrived early Monday evening. I ordered the salmon "pie", unsweetened fruit juice, the Ursula dessert, and the tinto fuerte coffee. The salmon was more doughy (pie crust) than I had anticipated; very tasty, but hardly gluten-free. The coffee was a tad bitter, bit no more so than any other I've had... More 

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Thank TwelveToes
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

5/5 - great coffee, great food and the staff are super nice. Definitely stop by. Place has a really cool design too.

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Thank MikeBillingsley
London
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Macondo have a cute little cinema out the back which I believe they show movies every night except Saturdays. There is no cover charge and you can order drinks and food at the beginning of the movie. Coffee and desserts are perfect and the staff are lovely.

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Thank Kylie38
Cali, Colombia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I come here often to have coffee and enjoy the good vibes of the place. Definitely the best espresso in Cali!! My girlfriend loves the amazing Limonada de Café" a refreshing combination of lemon juice and espresso

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Thank lmarangoe
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

i really like this place because u can listen to jazz while you are having a coffe. its very cultural and bohemian. however, i didnt like the food that much, but i guess its nothing compare with the nice time ull spend there. i suggest to go for a coffe or ice cream and eat in another place.

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Thank Carel M
uk
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Feels like a trendy European cafe. Good coffee but the prices are very high compared to what you can get locally

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrera 6 #3-03, Cali, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Valle del Cauca Department  >  Cali
  • Phone Number: 8931570

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