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Cafe Karlita's

Avenue Mahahual | Center of Boardwalk/ Malecon Next to Port Captain Office, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 983 834 5709
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
28 Feb 2017
“Delicious everything but for me - the cheesecake! ”
6 Nov 2016
“CLOSED...Very sad. :-(”
Opens in 6 min
16:30 - 20:00All hours
££ - £££
Avenue Mahahual | Center of Boardwalk/ Malecon Next to Port Captain Office, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A perfect place with yummy options - whether cheesecake, bagel, smoothie or coffee. Popular among locals. A good wifi connection which isn't true everywhere on the malecon. Don't miss it!

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Karlita's sweets were legendary. Sadly, the Bambu Hostal that now occupies the space offers pretty much only coffee, espresso, lattes. Those are nice, but that's almost all that is available.

2  Thank Babs N
Reviewed 12 May 2016

These guys are taking baking on the beach to a whole new level. The coconut cake is moist and delicioso! We tried the carrot cake (on spot), the nutella tart (rich and chocolaty), the scones (just like mom makes), and the smoothies are fresh and...More

Thank bfl2bze
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is small place on the beach, a lovely place to grab a cafe and treat (great carrot cake) and the best wifi in town, good to know in case you need to work, like me! The owners are nice, and my only complaint is...More

Thank toni488
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I was there, when i was waiting for boattrip. Very pleasant service and free wifi. Likely stay there :)

Thank Tomáš S
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is a little gem, where one can find high quality desserts,coffee,and yes bagels and lox. A must try and very popular.

Thank valeriemt
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Do not have the cheesecake! It's beyond delicious and I wish I had never discovered it because now I want (at least) a piece every day. But so are the heavenly smoothies -- and probably the many other sweet delights that I have not (yet)...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I feel so bad that I am just getting around to this review, as I left Mahahual just over a month ago; however, I still crave Karlita's cakes! I was in Mahahual for almost 3 weeks and went to Karlita's at least once a day...More

Thank Kategibson77
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Mahahual is a cruise ship port and when the ship(s) come in for the day business picks up for the local cafes & restaurants. This time when we were there 2 ships were in, but even with the place being busier, it was just as...More

Thank ctscuba
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Good coffee. Nice bagel with ham and cheese. Thinking my tres leches cake was left over from day or so before. Not good. Yet another restaurant difficult to enter if you are unsteady.

Thank cshaw049
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26 January 2015|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
kalitas opens at 8am, well it did when we was there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Mahahual | Center of Boardwalk/ Malecon Next to Port Captain Office, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Costa Maya  >  Mahahual
  • Phone Number: +52 983 834 5709
  • E-mail
Cafe Karlita's is located in the very center of the village boardwalk next to the Port Captain with a spectacular view of the Caribbean and specializes in a fresh baked goods, fine coffee, fresh fruit frappes and smoothies, so make sure you stop by to sample the variety of fresh desserts and pastries fresh out of the oven and made with only the best ingredients. With 3 different environments to enjoy your coffee, smoothie or frappuccino, you can relax in the garden palapa, on the ocean-view deck or step out of the heat into our air-conditioning inside. Take home a pound of delicious fresh ground coffee straight from Veracruz, Mexico.
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