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Campanero 4, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 122 2320
12:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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New York, NY
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

The location is great and the food here is pretty good. They also make different kinds of refreshing juice drinks/aguas frescas. On a nice day, it's also pretty cool to sit in one of their outdoor tables on the bridge just above the street. If you can't snag an outdoor table, the much larger indoor dining room is pretty cute... More 

Thank jphnyc
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Great food, great location, & many varieties of food! The service was a bit slow but they were busy so I can't blame the server too much. Cool that they have WiFi, though it's limited to 2 hours. Also, their posted hours are wrong.

Thank Ray C
Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

And good food and service as a bonus :) We got lunch there one day - sandwiches, crepes, juices and cappuccino, and all was excellent. The servers were all friendly and fun, and very accommodating with special food requests for our kids. Sitting on that bridge watching people and enjoying the breeze under the shade of the umbrellas is just... More 

Thank Travelwoman2014
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Great little relaxing place! Highly recommended for inexpensive place to eat have a drink. Beer was cold and the salad was excellent!

Thank Robert R
Wasaga Beach, Canada
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

After passing under the bridge every day while walking into town, and on the recommendation of friends, we finally decided to have breakfast here. We just automatically sat outside on the bridge and it wasn't until after we had ordered that my husband looked inside and saw the rest of the restaurant. Which he also liked. We had one order... More 

Thank Sheila C
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293 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

We had been walking under the bridge for weeks, but today we walked up the ramp and experienced the restaurant for lunch. We were encouraged to sit inside and leave the table of four places for others. Inside there is a lot of room. We had a nice table for two by the window. We had an excellent lunch. I... More 

1 Thank JudgeT
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

A really tasty start to the day. It was our first day here so it took a while to find, but came recommended by the person we were staying with. It didn't disappoint. We had Huevos Rancheros and Huevos Aztecas (excuse my spelling if I got them wrong) and they were simple but delicious. The Mango Agua Fresca and Choc/banana... More 

Thank Lauren W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

After crossing under their bridge for for 3 weeks I finally decided to give Cafe Santo a try for lunch. The service was good, but the quality of that days special was average at best when compared to many other establishments in the city. What made this cafe unique though was that you can dine on the patio/ bridge that... More 

1 Thank Marko R
Victoria, British Columbia
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

when my chicken qasadia arrived, there were three of them; a lot of food. They looked bland but they tasted delicious and all that came with them was guacamole. At home I expect salsa and sour cream sides to make it complete but here those aren't necessary. How do they do it? And so cheap! the greeting was super, the... More 

Thank TheRecek
Louisville, Kentucky
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

The food is not overly impressive, but I've come here a lot and it's always good. The service is great, and they are always willing to help. Sitting on the bridge on a nice day bumps up the rating no matter the food. At night the drinks are good and it's a good place to socialize with friends.

Thank EmptyB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Mexican, Cafe
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campanero 4, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato
  • Phone Number: +52 473 122 2320

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