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Av. P.J. Coldwell, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 136 0232
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Great breakfast. The waitress was very friendly. She didnt speak much english but made sure we learned a few words of spanish by naming the plates in spanish when we ordered them, wich I thought was nice! Juice and smoothies are good. I had the pancakes and they were delicious.

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Thank Isabellelf
Mexico City, Mexico
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had lunch there on a Monday when many places are closed in the island, we understood that they were very busy and were told that it was going to take 20-25 mins to get our food, it was actually more than 40 mins. We ordered focaccia and croissants, the table next to us waited about 30 mins for 2... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Jamon and eggs and it came with a great trio of picante, Chipotle, and chimichurry sauces. Mixed up the perfect heat combination. Very very good chimichurry. Juice is fresh squeezed to order.lots of pastries to choose from and crepes.coffee is made to order.

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Thank Jon T
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

There is a sign posted saying "We're Slow Food, not fast food. Enjoy your vacation" and they were right. Both dishes we ordered were exactly as promised on the menu and by our lovely waitress. Definitely worth the wait. Menu offered hot breakfast (eggs, etc.) as well as crepes and croissant pastries. Wish I could have tried them all! Smoothies... More 

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Thank Ellen M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We ordered coffee and had two very tasty crêpes for lunch. Really a good value for money compared with other restaurants on the island. The waiters are friendly and speak english very well. Definitely a place to go for coffee, breakfast or lunch!

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Thank Anton V
Vellinge, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best coffee we've had in Mexico so far. If you're used to drinking it strong, this is the place for you. We also had great guacamole and pizza for lunch. We loved the spicy sauces to accompany the pizza. Service is somewhat on the slower side, but hey, we're on holiday. The only thing that... More 

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Thank Patrik Z
Columbia, MD
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Maybe they were having an off day, but they were unable to provide basic service. Menus weren't provided.People had to go ask for them.It took forever to get a waitress to take an order. Then you wait and wait. Customers went looking for somebody to provide some service. A large dog and crying toddler wandered in and out. This island... More 

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Thank carolegth
Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

My wife and I had breakfast here, scrambled eggs with mushrooms. Eggs were fine, served with bread a Tbsp of frijoles, a slice of tomato, and a slice of avocado; small portion for especially me. Nice atmosphere. Great Italian espresso! PS They stop serving eggs at 11:30!

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Thank Michael J
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We love this place. every time we go to Holbox we eat breakfast here almost every day. The fresh fruit with granola and yogurt is delicious and fresh. The crepes are the best !!!! Highly recommended !

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Thank ReneCatalan
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

A few people have already called this a hidden gem, and they are absolutely right. A couple blocks off the main square, this cute cafe has delicious food at good prices, friendly service and a great atmosphere. I had the oven-warmed Serrano y queso croissant (served with little dishes of very spicy habanero salsa, a parsley garlic sauce and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. P.J. Coldwell, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 136 0232
Description
El Cafecito Bar-Restaurant offers delicious breakfasts and lunches with various kinds of sweet and salty crepes, fresh salads, tasty sandwiches, healthy drinks with fresh products of season and very special coffee!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?