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Madre Tierra

Calle Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 4297
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“papas fritas” (2 reviews)
“lasagna” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first place I went to when I arrived in San Cristóbal. The Café has cute interior design with a little bakery inside. The breakfast we had there was delicious plus good coffee! Staff was very polite. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place with good service, even though they were a bit slow due to lack of personnel. The coffee was good and the bakery stuff that they had was awesome! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Mooona_68
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Great food quality and huge choice of cakes and bread for coffee or tea time. I chose the soup of the day and it was so delicious.

1  Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A comfortable restaurant across from the inboard fabrics market. The papas frites are excellent and the lasagna is great.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This honesty the only bakery in San Cris that knows how to bake bread. The quality of ingredients is not as good as casa del pan. They also sell some Asian and natural food. Haven't eaten at their cafe.

Thank Emily0888
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Madre Tierra was a pleasant surprise-we stopped there because we wanted coffee and because it was starting to rain:) We ordered quiche and coffee- the quiche was spinach and cheese and was fabulous as was the crust! We also spoiled ourselves with a cheese roll...More

Reviewed 27 January 2016

big place with lots of quaint places to sit and enjoy and well-cooked, gourmet like meal. Gourmet in the sense tthat the presentation is as good as the taste. Mario at the cafe counter is friendly and helpful. The girl in the grocery store is...More

Thank wat t
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Had breakfast there twice .. Lovely court yard, good service and yummy food. Plus a friendly calico kitty to greet you!

Thank stellafrank
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Had food and drink here several times during our long stay in SC. Enjoyed each time. All the food is good, milkshakes are great and prices are even better to top it off. Has local live music most nights. Really recommended.

Thank msvalhalla
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Madre Tierra is a great stop to eat , to buy multigrain bread,homemade sweet treats and to use the internet. It also sells a selection of speciific groceries taht may be hard to find and especially excellent quality loose teas wheich are really hard to...More

Thank danna l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Insurgentes 19, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 4297
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