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El Cafecito

Av. P.J. Coldwell, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 136 0232
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (11 reviews)
“croissants” (7 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Av. P.J. Coldwell, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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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...More

Thank Keith-Pepe
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

This is a nice spot on the island for coffee and crepes but it's just a shame it's not open longer hours! We missed it two days running on our trip but thankfully managed to visit on the third day. We had coffee, iced coffee...More

Thank Victoriahk37
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Went here twice for lunch during our stay on the island and it really is a hidden gem! Both times my boyfriend and I shared a focaccia sandwich and a salad and everything was fresh and flavoursome. Came with an array of oils/dressings/dips on the...More

Thank Hazpee
Reviewed 3 March 2015

This is one of the hidden gems on Holbox. We must have passed by quite a few times going from our rental to the main square and missed it. Only after reading reviews here did I find the place and we decided to try it....More

Thank tsc2009
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Located on a small street near the square, just a few tables and utterly charming! We had the best coffee in Holbox, cappuccino as well as great tea! The Croissants were straight from the oven, you can have them many ways but we had plain....More

Thank sacw
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Great food, better people. This is located off the square a couple blocks making it a hidden gem in Holbox. The cafe is solid and the sandwiches are very good. If you are hungry get a crepe they are big and excellent. This is my...More

Thank Tyson C
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We had Focaccia sandwiches and coffee for breakfast, very good coffee, we had trouble finding "good" coffee on the island. Service was great, our server was from France, moved to chiapas for 10+ years and now lives in Holbox, she was awesome. Pricing was good,...More

Thank Rob11276
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Place is tucked away, left of the square as you go towards the beach. The coffee is v.good in comparison to others but the focaccia sandwiches were just really awesome. I had sauted mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes with anchovies and something else :) I highly recommend...More

Thank magbaba82
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

The best coffee I found on the island and the food I tried was delicious too! The prices were reasonable and the service attentive. Lovely cafe to while away the morning! I highly recommend it!!

Thank jennyho8
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

As this place would deserve. Nice family run business, nice terrace, free wifi.. I liked the crepes with Nutella and bananas.

Thank Lizard79a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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