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Cafe Contento

Hernandez Macias #72, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 154 8020
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rabbit” (4 reviews)
“marmalade” (3 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Hernandez Macias #72, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were introduced to Cafe Contento by a friend and have dined there twice in two days, breakfast and late afternoon. The food is fresh and delicious and well presented. The staff is very attentive and the restaurant is easy to get...More

Thank mdbyrer
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Chef José Bossuet has a menu driven by the dishes and ingredients of southeast Guanajuato. Served in an unpretentious, almost Fonda type atmosphere. This chef has served the “who’s who” of Mexico, USA, and beyond, let him serve you too! Try the rabbit tostadas, local...More

Thank JHQ I
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Tucked away in a little arcade, we came across this lovely little restaurant on our first day. We just had coffee and tea, service was good. Today stopped by for an early lunch. I ordered fresh fruit and yogurt, served with honey. A very good...More

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stopped in here for breakfast/lunch today and was pleasantly surprised. Of all the things to review our order of toast was the best we've ever had. It came accompanied with homemade butter with chunks of milk fat in it that was amazing. Alongside that was...More

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

They have exotic food !! Need to ask when they have specialities if your staying longer!!Having the best coffee & at the side they have a bakery which is from other owner but if you go & grab a seat asking for something to drink...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

San Miguel de Allende has positioned itself as a world-class destination. Beyond its colonial beauty, the availability of sophisticated food adds to its unique charm.  Café Contento’s consistent delivery of elevated comfort food makes sense, as it’s owner,  chef José Bossuet, has served dignitaries that include heads...More

Thank Enrico B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Like the USA, Mexico has a difficult time with coffee. Thankfully Cafe Contento has a barrista who knows how to make a decent cup of coffee. you have to try the orange donuts mad by the bakery La Buena Vida right next door.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The menu has changed a little since my last visit, but the freshly baked bread and homemade jams are still served at breakfast - and they are fantastic. The service depends on the waitress, but is generally good. The coffee is spectacular and the quiche...More

Thank sleepingbeautyUSA
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I went inside this place looking for a bakery which I will review later. My family and some friends were with me. After buying bread, some of my friends went to the bathroom. I sat on a empty table and a waitress came to me...More

Thank Louie G
chefbossuet, Propietario at Cafe Contento, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Louie D, Appreciate your comments but your are very confused, I'm the owner of cafe contento. First bakery is a business different of my company & I offer the service of seat or use restrooms for bakery customers if you buy some drinks o...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Cafe Contento is in a courtyard of shops just across the street from Bellas Artes. It's a small cafe with both patio and indoor seating and is only open until late afternoon. I always come here because the food is so good - especially the...More

Thank Chelsea42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hernandez Macias #72, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 154 8020
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Cafe Contento is a Mexican Bistro serving simple modern food in a sophisticated but casual environment. Service is friendly and personal. Food is competitively priced and offers great value. The cafe is a daily destination for our customers.In addition to the restaurant, Cafe Contento has store that carries artisanal Mexican products.Cafe Contento offers on-site event services for birthdays, weddings, business meetings and other special occasions. We also offer off-site services for those who want the Cafe Contento touch at their home or business.
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