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Calle Diego Dugelay 1B, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 116 0861
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch yesterday. The food was great but the service was terrible. The waiter was slow and unattentive to our needs and the food took 45 minutes to arrive at our table. We have been here before and just ordered coffee - that always arrived quickly but make sure you have a lot of time if you... More 

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Thank Mike C
Charleston, South Carolina
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

we stayed a block away for a week in san cristobal and had our morning coffee and light breakfast here almost every day of the trip. the coffees are all very good & types of beans and brewing methods are numerous. we tried lattes as well as french press- all were great. the atmosphere inside is dark and cozy, and... More 

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Thank cindy c
Berlin, Germany
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

La frontera is a very nice Restaurant and offers also tables in the colonial yard with beautiful flowers. It invites to spend a relaxed day and staying longer than the meal. They serve a variation of healthy dishes, shakes, smoothies and coffee. Vegetarian alternatives are available and very deliscious.

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Thank Triprena
City of Greater Geelong, Australia
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We ended up at La frontera going here SIX times, over three days. They are such lovely people, respecting what they do with food and drinks. Always helpful and pleasant no matter how busy they get. We were staying close by and this became our first place of call. We tried other cafes and restaurants but always happy to go... More 

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Thank Nearlyjt
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Frontera is a pretty eclectic place you can either take a coffee, a beer or take a fine breakfast with artisanal bread. The please is very relaxing, it totally worth expending an evening just chilling.

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Thank Nadia S
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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139 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015

La Frontera offers very good coffee and baked goods in a comfortable atmosphere with couches, easy chairs, board games, books and an airy, sunny patio. However, the soup we tried was insipid and the sandwich on bagel was nothing special. In fact, the bagel served resembled one of those mass-produced ones sold at Sam's Club. Just the same, I wish... More 

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Thank jollycrone
Mexico City
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

La Frontera has become one of my favorite places for breakfast and lunch in San Cristóbal. With a wide and greatly selected coffee from around the world, healthy juices and salad options, and a lovely garden where to bring your dogs (they're totally dog- friendly), I can spend long hours working or chatting with friends enjoying a cool peaceful environment.... More 

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Thank laspinzasdelcangrejo
Ascona, Switzerland
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

Very good pizzas (I recommend the "5 formaggi") and original swiss fondue! We ended up coming here 3 nights in a row for different reasons, and haven't been deceived at all. Closed on wednesdays.

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Thank Alessandro V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Diego Dugelay 1B, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 116 0861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?