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Cafe La Selva

Cuauhtemoc, Zona Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
+52 967 678 7244
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
28 Mar 2017
“A Classic!”
10 Jan 2016
“Superb coffee”
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Cuauhtemoc, Zona Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

La Selva Cafe was one of the first coffee shops that promoted Chiapas coffee. Nowadays great coffee shops have flourished around San Cristobal making La Selva more of a traditional stop that the holy grail of coffee that it once was. I love to come...More

1  Thank Carla G
Reviewed 10 January 2016

One of the original coffee places in San Cristóbal (that is why they were able to score such a lovely building, but at the same time stuck at some distance from main drag). Coffee is the best, order Americano La Selva, to die for! Worth...More

1  Thank Valentina V
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We didn't dine here, but stopped in to buy some ground coffee for ourselves and for gifts. Definitely not the most inexpensive coffee in town, but seriously tasty.

1  Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We don't hang out in the restaurant but, after trying coffee everywhere in San Cris, we always buy our beans here. They have a really good roaster and, if you like dark roast, I recommend "Selva tostada Cubana" which is the "Union de la Selva"...More

1  Thank jugodevegetales
Reviewed 3 March 2015

This is a café primarily, not a restaurant, though there are good choices for breakfast -- eggs fixed in many forms. Particularly good are the omelettes. My favorite is the extra large cheese- and vegetable-filled "chipilín tamal" typical of Chiapas. The old building with its...More

1  Thank jollycrone
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We had a very nice lunch and cappuccinos in the inner garden at Café La Selva. We had a fresh bagel and croissant with ham and cheese, and a nice guacamole. The bread was comparable to good European standard and the fresh salat showed out...More

1  Thank Nikolaj L
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

El café allí está muy sabroso. Tomé el capuchino con chocolate y un café americano. El capuchino fue super bien y el servicio es excelente. This is a really great cup of coffee and the service is fantastic. And there is also live music! Great...More

1  Thank Jaysuhn12
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  • Address: Cuauhtemoc, Zona Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 678 7244
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