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Cafe Brujula

Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 5161389
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“granola” (10 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This wonderful cafe lives up to the hype. Lovely courtyard to relax and enjoy the excellent coffee, smoothies and delicious homemade cakes & muffins.

Thank Jules B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Cafe Brujula offers a stunning view in its central location beside the cathedral Santo Domingo. It is very accessible and the coffee is beautifully decorated.

Thank Robin K
Café Brújula O, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cafe Brujula, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear Robin, thank you very much for your comments, it is a pleasure that you have tasted our 100% Oaxacan coffee. Visit us soon!

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The coffee here is absolutely awful. It is so very weak and the taste is terrible. Avoid it. This is just a tourist trap on St Domingo plaza

Thank Lesliewi
Café Brújula O, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cafe Brujula, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hello Lesliewi, we regret that your experience was bad, we would like you to give us another chance.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

These guys know how to make a good coffee. I wanted a flat white and the barista very carefully asked me exactly what i wanted re size of cup, shots of coffee and amount of hot milk and foam. I had a citrus cake that...More

Thank TheIrishFella
Café Brújula O, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cafe Brujula, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear TheIrishFella, it gives us an enormous taste that you have been using "Café Brújula" and you have taken an excellent experience of our service and of course Oaxaca. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

This place is very solid. Great cafés, perfectly roasted, and a level of detail and craft in making it and serving it that is rare. Definitely some of the finest coffee I've ever had, and perhaps the best in Oaxaca.

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Put your feet up and look across to Iglesia Santo Domingo and small crafts market. Wifi available. Excellent coffee.

Thank Marsha C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The best coffee I tried in Oaxaca! Even when the menu is short, each product is carefully prepared. If you want an early coffee in a quiet place go there early in the morning and have it in the wonderful courtyard they have.

Thank Ruben G
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The coffee is good, and this cafe is centrally located. It's probably not a very good place to spend much time in and relax since it only has tall and rather uncomfortable stools at bars or counters. Clearly, the management or owners would prefer that...More

1  Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stopped in several times for coffee at Cafe Brujula. The coffee is excellent, nicely roasted beans make good cappuccinos and cold coffee drinks on the hot afternoons and evenings. The staff are young and get a bit disorganized at times but they all enjoy...More

Thank nroe
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We just went in to have coffee and if it's definitely very good. Nice atmosphere as well and a gorgeous courtyard. We didn't try anything else, but the sandwiches looked very tempting.

Thank OlafdG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Macedonio Alcala 104, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 5161389
  • E-mail
Specialty Grade coffee, artisan coffee roasting, and homemade baked goods and snacks.
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