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Cafe Contento

Hernandez Macias #72, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 154 8020
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rabbit” (3 reviews)
“egg dishes” (3 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hernandez Macias #72, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Like the USA, Mexico has a difficult time with coffee. Thankfully Cafe Contento has a barrista who knows how to make a decent cup of coffee. you have to try the orange donuts mad by the bakery La Buena Vida right next door.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The menu has changed a little since my last visit, but the freshly baked bread and homemade jams are still served at breakfast - and they are fantastic. The service depends on the waitress, but is generally good. The coffee is spectacular and the quiche...More

Thank sleepingbeautyUSA
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I went inside this place looking for a bakery which I will review later. My family and some friends were with me. After buying bread, some of my friends went to the bathroom. I sat on a empty table and a waitress came to me...More

Thank Louie G
chefbossuet, Propietario at Cafe Contento, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Louie D, Appreciate your comments but your are very confused, I'm the owner of cafe contento. First bakery is a business different of my company & I offer the service of seat or use restrooms for bakery customers if you buy some drinks o...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Cafe Contento is in a courtyard of shops just across the street from Bellas Artes. It's a small cafe with both patio and indoor seating and is only open until late afternoon. I always come here because the food is so good - especially the...More

Thank Chelsea42
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Our favorite place so far in San Miguel de Allende. Superb food and service. Friendly. I can't say enough good about it!

Thank wonderfulnewmagic
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our group of 4 had a very tasty breakfast here one morning. The coffee was spectacular and each of our egg based meals was prepared expertly, full of lots of fresh and local ingredients. They were short on staff when we were there, so we...More

Thank deniseg12345
Reviewed 13 April 2017

You might not duck this fine restaurant. If you do you will miss the Duck Soup which is a meal in itself. Tasty, and served with bread. The restaurant is located in the central section of San Miguel. the service is excellent and the value...More

Thank milehighbullet1
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I enjoy this dish every Monday and Friday when I am in town. It is nutritious and delicious. And rabbit is way better for the environment than eating beef: 1. rabbit multiply rapidly. 2. Rabbit grow to fruition quickly. 3. Their pellets are small; not...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The chef is creative and takes the time to tell you about the dishes he serves, if you are interested. Everything comes with a story. He has has excellent worldwide training and it shows in his cuisine. Unusual ,fresh and local choices with many specials...More

Thank susan p
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a charming cafe right in the center of town, but ones feels as it is removed from the nose and traffic. It is a favorite of mine. The last time we ate there is was my daughter's birthday brunch. The food was wonderful...More

Thank 151932Expat62
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hernandez Macias #72, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende
  • Phone Number: +52 415 154 8020
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Cafe Contento is a Mexican Bistro serving simple modern food in a sophisticated but casual environment. Service is friendly and personal. Food is competitively priced and offers great value. The cafe is a daily destination for our customers.In addition to the restaurant, Cafe Contento has store that carries artisanal Mexican products.Cafe Contento offers on-site event services for birthdays, weddings, business meetings and other special occasions. We also offer off-site services for those who want the Cafe Contento touch at their home or business.
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