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Cafe Magana - CLOSED

Hidalgo 100, Chapala, Mexico
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
13 Feb 2016
“No Longer in Business”
10 Jul 2015
“The hours have changed but the food is still the best and my fav”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Hidalgo 100, Chapala, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Unfortunately no longer in business. Has been replace by a pet food operation. Wonder what happened to the very large book collection. Was good while it lasted.

Thank elpavorealblanco
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The hours are reduced to lunch alone Wed through Saturday, so the place is a little more crowded when open, but worth the scrum mid lunch. I am visiting as often as I can when in town for the lunch specials. I recommend trying as...More

Thank cybernetixaxa
Reviewed 20 March 2015

if you want to try typical British taste food, no question that this is the place. the place looks friendly. and the menu looks very reasonable until you add up the side order. the attitude of the owner made me very uncomfortable of being a...More

Thank budgetholidaygoer
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

I love this little place and the owner Robert, is vry hospitable. The place looks like a library and has a great selection of books. Robert's philosophy is "bring a book and take one" but he'quite lenient with first time visitors.

Thank WpgWoman
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Unpretentious cafe for lunch. The Aussie that runs the place serves authentic fish and chips and for us Americans, hamburgers that are as good as any back in the USA.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We last visited in March. Café Magana remains one of our favourite places to eat. This time there was four of us and all had a great meal - two burgers, one fish and a roast beef. As usual the food was great, the service...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Good value an "mine host" Geoffrey is a blast. Just wish restaurants like this were not struggling to get business. Fish is great especially the side dishes.

Thank jchd
Reviewed 31 December 2014

First, have to echo all the other rave reviews. This is decidedly one of our favorite restaurants in the Lake Chapala area and we manage to eat here at least twice a week, sometimes more! Yes, delicious, upscale "pub" food with lots of excellent choices...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 21 December 2014

In theory, since I rarely eat fried food and the menu here has many fried options, this maybe unusual to say my favourite restaurant west of Walmart. More books in the leave a book take a book shelves than a small town library maybe a...More

Thank cybernetixaxa
Reviewed 13 November 2014

This is straight up British comfort food in a quaint and quirky setting. Magana is a casual place to get together with friends, eat some great pub-style food and then borrow a book from the vast lending library. We went with a group and had...More

Thank Bonnie G
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo 100, Chapala, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Chapala
  • Phone Number: 765-2919
  • E-mail
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