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Orale Cafe

Calle Shambala | Roca BlancArea, Zipolite, Mexico
+52 958 117 7129
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Calle Shambala | Roca BlancArea, Zipolite, Mexico
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Nestled in between two brick buildings this little jungle garden restaurant is a favourite breakfast haunt for us. Wonderful choices of Mexican or Canadian style meals. Delicious coffees and excellent service and value.

Thank PedBon1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went there for breakfast and I can say I had the best veggie omelet ever! Tucked away in the trees, the atmosphere is beautiful. Would definitely go there again on our next visit.

Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I went two times to have breakfast over there and its very good its near el alquimista hotel where I stayed, they have good coffeeand their French toast one of the best I had ever taste.

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Orale is an idyllic setting that makes one want to linger longer after enjoying a delicious breakfast be it the muffins, fresh juices, fruit bowls or eggs ..... the best coffee from Americano to Lattes! Jean Francois and staff make you feel comfortable and among...More

Thank smallpocketsbigworld
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Came across this sweet little place. Food was awesome. Service. Excellent. Prices also unexpected. Loved it.

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Just another's place to have breakfast. Good food and very nice place but can not see Ocean from here

Thank godofthearmadillos
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Set back from the beach it has a nice shaded courtyard and good simple meals. We had breakfast there once and lunch twice. The chili con carne in particular was good, as well as the baguettes. Friendly and reasonably-priced as well. Seems popular with expats.

Thank Dean J
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. We have been going to eat here for years. The owners have had menus produced in english, spanish and french. The place is always full when we go. The service was great and we did not have to...More

Thank Shou1
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I spent eight days in Zipolite this past November 2016 and (based on the many times that I had visited Orale over the previous four years) I returned each morning to enjoy the wonderful breakfasts and terrific hospitalities of my hosts Francois and Yvonne. This...More

Thank CrazyForZipo
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Yes I know the food looks, relatively speaking, delicious but boy this has to be the slowest service I've ever experienced. By the time we got our French toast, which was about 1 hour 40 minutes after ordering it was hard to enjoy it. There...More

Thank swampscrapper
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27 February 2015|
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Response from ChristianNola | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am jealous, cannot wait to get back myself! If you take the main paved road in town walking West (direction of Shambhala Hotel end of the beach), when it becomes a smaller dirt lane, keep going. The road will then... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Shambala | Roca BlancArea, Zipolite, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Zipolite
  • Phone Number: +52 958 117 7129
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