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Maria’s Alemania Cafe

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Calle Hermano Miguel 8-13 | Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-283-4684
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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I had been searching a month for a good breakfast spot, somewhere with coffee and a good amount of food, but also somewhere that wasn't $8 a plate nor a $0.70 piece of bread that would be leave me hungry in an hour. This plate was that, and to top it off, they open early, (6 or 7:00?), so for... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Well, may be better than most of the bakeries. However the bread although it has a dark outer, jut is NOT German bread. The texture is nowhere near a German bread. I'm English and God knows what a German might make of it. I tried a pastry which I paid 3 dollars for and the filling was quite nice but... More 

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Thank refugeeanne
Montoursville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

My wife and I stopped into this bakery at least four times during our visit to Cuenca. We were never disappointed with any of our purchases. Just make sure you walk the right direction from Plaza Calderon, otherwise you will be hungry and lost for awhile. The best breads we found in Cuenca. Well worth looking for.

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Thank deamiller
Cuenca, Ecuador
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Best German bread and German pastry at affordable price , specialities marzipan , the bakery also has a coffee shop important the back !

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

The bakery is excellent. Whenever we are in the area, we make it a point to stop and pick up breads and some of their delicious pastries. We usually get the carrot bread loaf (not sweet) and the Danishes. The donuts are some of the best in town. Most of the friendly staff speaks English, Spanish, and German. They also... More 

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Thank gemnerd
Cuenca, Ecuador
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

The best bakery in Cuenca, excellent rich, flavorful breads, buns and heavenly sweets. Best to return regularly and try different breads and sweets each visit. Also a great place for coffee or light lunch. Beware, usually sold out by 3 pm.

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Thank Michael K
Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Nice food, simple hueca -- not wall to wall gringitos, thank GodBread and pastries are always good here.

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Thank Susan S
Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Expensive but increible homemade breads, rye options and great cakes. We went here on our first cuenca discovery trip last year and one loaf would last us a few days, well worth the price.

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Thank Chad F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Their stuff is very good. The people are very friendly and can speak English, Spanish und Deutsch. They have made two great cakes for us. They also have a good lunch in the atrium.

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Thank WNLight
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Do not eat at this restaurant! I came here for lunch and felt sick afterwards. All I ordered was the soup (which I was told was $1.50 and then got charged $2.00 for since "prices are increasing for the new year") and their juice/pastry. Before this, I had bought bread at the cafe and thought the bread was pretty good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4
Cuisine
Cafe, Ecuadorean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hermano Miguel 8-13 | Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-4684

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?