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Panaderia La Buena Vida

Privada Hernandez Macias # 72 Int. 5, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 2211
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (18 reviews)
“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“orange glaze” (4 reviews)
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Privada Hernandez Macias # 72 Int. 5, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

The orange doughnuts are worth the walk! Get to the bakery early while they're still warm from the oven. One of my favorite moments of the day in SMA -- the early morning walk to La Buena Vida for a doughnut and coffee when most...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

this place has the nicest employees in the world, fabulous and delectable bread and other goodies, and very fair prices

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 22 April 2017

There are many bakeries to choose from in San Miguel and this is one of the best. My particular favorite delicacies from here are the light, flaky fruit-filled empanadas, especially mango and fresa-frambuesa. The sourdough bread is also good.

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

WOW! I've never really thought of donuts as a Mexican specialty, but the donuts here were the best I've ever had. And I guess I'm not alone, after having read a number of the reviews below. As everyone has said, if you can time it...More

Thank deniseg12345
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This restaurant will be serving the true Mexican style breakfast until around noon. It is connected to the bakery next door which is top of the line in San Miguel. We wait for the lunch/dinner menu and feast on the salmon, multi grain bread and...More

Thank milehighbullet1
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Love this bakery and most especially the guava empanadas. If you happen to get one just after they come out of the oven..... well there's nothing better. Scones are very yummy also.

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I had a donut the first day from a street vendor that took me down memory lane to home made donuts on the farm as a child. So the hunt began for a bakery and I found this one. I could have easily gained 10...More

Thank Sadielady947
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have been eating these donuts for 12 years in San Miguel and as far as I am concerned they are the BEST donuts I have ever eaten! I love the orange flavored ones!! My favorites by far. Show up early at the counter and...More

Thank artzlover
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Or should I say yummm? The doughnuts here are outrageously good - the best I can ever remember eating. All the other pastries and breads have also been great!

Thank LostWanderluster
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Try the cinnamon rolls! Everything we ordered was fresh and made on site. We got accustomed to coming here daily for a "after breakfast" indulgence. It is located inside a building with a few other shops and restaurant. Try it.

Thank wbilinski
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  • Address: Privada Hernandez Macias # 72 Int. 5, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 2211
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