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Campanero 4, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
+52 473 122 2320
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Martinez, CA
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Loved the location on a little bridge. Great atmosphere and good drinks. We didn't eat here, but the food others were eating looked fantastic!

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Thank craig201
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

One of Our favorite lunch spots. Bit of a walk from the jardin but worth it. Exc enchiladas and fresh smoothies or limonadas. Exc service. Pleasant sitting out on the bridge. Students can fill the inside resulting in a lot of noise

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Thank Ponkapog
Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Ordered the hot cakes, scrabbled eggs with bacon...delicious!!! It came with OJ and coffee too. Atmosphere is relaxing and art work is beautiful. You can either eat inside with an open window view or on the balcony entryway. The employees are always nice. I've visited the city before and eaten lunch twice there and that was excellent as well!

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Thank Worldtravcouple01
Merida, Yucatan
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132 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

SC is a small place in an attractive setting, right on the bridge of the Campanero. It was hard to get a table for four, but was worth the wait. The pasta was more than acceptable, the portions big, prices attractive, the wait staff hard-working and the background reggae music reflected the laid-back atmosphere of the place. Unlike a previous... More 

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Thank londoner_in_yucatan
Ellison Bay, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We took friends to Cafe Santo yesterday for lunch. The food was OK, the staff friendly and efficient, but we were in the back room with art work that was beyond awful. There was a huge painting of a nude obese person, a painting of a woman's bloody hand lifting a bloody telephone (calling 911 to report being attacked?). One... More 

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Thank Roxie36
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

While the food wasn't anything special, the menu had a lot of variety and the portion size was large. The leftovers provided at least two extra meals. Also, it is on a bridge overlooking a major footpath, which is a fantastic and enjoyable location.

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Thank Jessica H
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We had seen Cafe Santo listed in our Lonely Planet book, and also we met some people who worked at the university in Guanajuato, and they recommended it for a simple, friendly dinner. We ended up eating there for two dinners during our visit, simple Mexican and international foods. Not fine dining, but friendly, clean, good food, 1.2 litre beers,... More 

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Thank Gboots49
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This place has no regard for good-coffee culture. They serve cappuccinos on glass cups instead of pottery cups - and they don't understand why this is wrong. Places like this should be avoided and should be forbidden to use "café" in their name.

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Thank santiago o
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I highly recommend you eat here - or at least walk up the ramp to have a drink at twilight to enjoy the view of the street below.

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Thank DebyLuis
Auckland
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Came here on recommendation from friends. Great spot to eat if you can get one of the tables on the famous bridge. Delicious Chilaquiles and the fruit and yoghurt smoothies are delicious with very reasonable pricing. Tried to come back on Sunday for breakfast but they were closed. Hours on the door said they opened at midday so went back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 8
Cuisine
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?