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Cafe Tal

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Calle Temescuitate # 4 | corner of Sangre de Cristo & Temezcuitate, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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07:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best coffee in Guanajuato! Cute little place with two sections across narrow Calle Temezcuitate off Sangre de Cristo (look for the narrow colourful lane). It's indoors but has open windows affording views of passers by. If coffee matters to you, go there!

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Thank Kate O
Toluca, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Excelente coffee! I always make a stop at Cafe Tal when visiting Guanajuato. Greg is an old friend, and his business is doing well. Make sure to get some beans to take home!

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Thank johntpt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

the owner, Greg, takes roasting coffee VERY VERY VERY seriously. the atmosphere is laid back if a little spartan, a good place to study or have a quiet conversation. Great coffee to go too.

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Thank Ashley F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I am not a gourmet coffee drinker, i just like good coffee. Cafe tal was as good as ClubCafe, Cafe de la paz. Not better. Served a cappuccino luke warm. Expected more. Lot of seating.

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Thank Ponkapog
Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This favorite of locals is an unassuming place, located at few blocks from central Guanajuato. If you come for glamorous surroundings, you'll be disappointed. However, if you come for an exceptional cup of coffee, you'll be very happy and will visit Guanajuato just for Cafe Tal!

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Thank Roberto G
Guanajuato, Mexico
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

After few weeks in Guanajuato, I became a regular customer - almost a daily consumer. Despite its old furniture, the place is spread across 2.5 rooms with free wifi (a minimum of 17 pesos) to accommodate freelancers, expat bloggers, locals and backpackers. The shop has high-quality & locally roasted coffee to have on the spot or take away in eco-friendly... More 

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currently... Tucson AZ
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have been coming here since 2007. By far the best Americano I have ever had in the entire world in right here, in Cafe Tal. In fact, I am sitting here right now!! The owner is from the states and his IT experience ensures that you come here to get business done by providing the best wifi in the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The coffee and the wi-fi are so good, nobody seems to notice the broken windows, peeling paint, threadbare chairs and wobbly tables of this student and expat hangout. The bathrooms are tiny and worn out, but clean. And everybody loves Tal the Cat; if you’re lucky she might sit in your lap. It’s a strange formula but it works. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Cafe Tal is a small cafe set over a couple of levels, it had amazing coffee and good croissants and bagels. Try the Beso Negro (Black Kiss) - a delicious and rich hot chocolate but in just the right portion size so as to not feel sick. We were sad we weren't in Guanajuato long enough to visit for a... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

The coffee was exceptionally good for Mexican standards but it's not really nice place to sit as it looks really old and a bit dirty. A price I'm willing to pay go get a good expresso (macchiato) since it's realy hard to get a good coffee in Mexico.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Temescuitate # 4 | corner of Sangre de Cristo & Temezcuitate, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
Description
tel: 52 473 732 6212

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