We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Calle Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 4297
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 23: English reviews
Munich, Germany
Level Contributor
195 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food quality and huge choice of cakes and bread for coffee or tea time. I chose the soup of the day and it was so delicious.

Helpful?
1 Thank steelriver2014
Level Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A comfortable restaurant across from the inboard fabrics market. The papas frites are excellent and the lasagna is great.

Helpful?
Thank Steven S
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This honesty the only bakery in San Cris that knows how to bake bread. The quality of ingredients is not as good as casa del pan. They also sell some Asian and natural food. Haven't eaten at their cafe.

Helpful?
Thank Emily0888
TEMECULA
Level Contributor
39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Madre Tierra was a pleasant surprise-we stopped there because we wanted coffee and because it was starting to rain:) We ordered quiche and coffee- the quiche was spinach and cheese and was fabulous as was the crust! We also spoiled ourselves with a cheese roll just as tasty- the atmosphere was very relaxing- definitely a place to return- in business... More 

Helpful?
Thank ROBERT B
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2016

big place with lots of quaint places to sit and enjoy and well-cooked, gourmet like meal. Gourmet in the sense tthat the presentation is as good as the taste. Mario at the cafe counter is friendly and helpful. The girl in the grocery store is not helpful just stands their and acts as if your lucky she helps you. But... More 

Helpful?
Thank wat t
Colchester, Vermont
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Had breakfast there twice .. Lovely court yard, good service and yummy food. Plus a friendly calico kitty to greet you!

Helpful?
Thank stellafrank
County Kerry, Ireland
Level Contributor
221 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Had food and drink here several times during our long stay in SC. Enjoyed each time. All the food is good, milkshakes are great and prices are even better to top it off. Has local live music most nights. Really recommended.

Helpful?
Thank msvalhalla
Vancouver, BC
Level Contributor
45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Madre Tierra is a great stop to eat , to buy multigrain bread,homemade sweet treats and to use the internet. It also sells a selection of speciific groceries taht may be hard to find and especially excellent quality loose teas wheich are really hard to find in Chiapas! There is a nice patio to enjoy . the inside can be... More 

Helpful?
Thank danna l
Level Contributor
55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Fresh products, very friendly staff and owner!!! Excellent cafe and extremely nice terrasse! I stongly recommand! buena onda!

Helpful?
Thank Lucie T
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Level Contributor
45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We go to the Madre for breakfast quite often, especially my wife after her yoga class at Casa Luz, three days a week. She gets chilaquiles with egg and I still prefer the huevos rancheros with a side of bacon. We buy bread from the shop regularly as well. My wife's favorite is the onion bread which I also love... More 

Helpful?
Thank jugodevegetales

Travellers who viewed Madre Tierra also viewed

San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
 
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
 
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
 

Been to Madre Tierra? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 4297

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Madre Tierra staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?