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El Buen Cafe

Calle San Jorge 26, San Miguel de Allende 37750, Mexico
+52 415 152 5807
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle San Jorge 26, San Miguel de Allende 37750, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

What a pleasant experience: a family-run restaurant that just wants to serve good food at a reasonable price. It's best to phone ahead to find out what the chef is offering

Thank JanandBernie
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We are staying at an Airbnb in the San Antonio neighborhood so we went to El Buen Cafe for breakfast as it was around the corner. We worth the short walk. We both had the Popeye omelet- eggs, cheese, spinach, onion. Also had coffee and...More

Thank diandira
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This morning my husband and I wanted to try a breakfast spot away from the center of SMA, a little more authentic. It is definitely walking distance, a little less than a mile from the center or you can jump in a taxi for a...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

THis small family-run restaurant serves up delicious food any time of the day. Friendly service (English speaking chef/owner) and a charming atmosphere.

Thank KatesRetired
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Unfortunately we didn't have the pleasure of eating in the cafe. We were in the area and in need of assistance. The owner jumped to our rescue without hesitation and without expecting anything in return.Strangers in a foreign land showing compassion. If that doesn't give...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Delicious meal and desert...Loe this place and the family that runs it. Such personal attention. The food was great and the pecan and apple pie were AWESOME!

Thank sefrun2thebeach
Reviewed 6 November 2017

this is a small restaurant in the san antonio district of SMA. the menu is short but good. they do their own baking so that stood out in taste. the menu was a cross of mexico and american cuisine. tilted toward comfort food items. service...More

Thank worldexplorer53
Reviewed 17 August 2017

One of the things we've done here in San Miguel is eat out once a day, usually the breakfast meal. Prices are so reasonable, we can get away with this. El Buen Café is one of the few places we always go back to, preferring...More

Thank Denniger B
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We spent an enjoyable several hours in the kitchen learning about traditional Mexican cuisine, guacamole, salsa, tres Letche cake, cactus, mole and more. Kris, the chef, was warm and friendly and obviously knowledgeable about cooking and the history of Mexico and SMA. If you take...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a warm and wonderful place to have lunch or dinner, and their hamburgers are really inexpensive and the best in town. The owner's family is very friendly, and the food is excellent. Hidden gem!

Thank lauraphrazer
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Betty B
16 September 2016|
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Response from buencafe | Property representative |
Hi Betty, We have hamburger night on Thursdays and Fridays from 6:30-10. Please tell your friend to come on over.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Jorge 26, San Miguel de Allende 37750, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 152 5807
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