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Old 09-28-2010   #46 (permalink)
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IMHO, the best coffee generally available, other than the italian couple, is cafe koba
that is a good fall back coffee, still good after all these years when it was the only one
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while looking for the info on the good coffee in the ejidp, this thread came up
i had my first tims coffee on my recent trip to canada

honestly, if there were a tim's and an oxxo side by side, i would go in the oxxo
that anin't a ringing endorsement
it was doubly disappointing since there are so many fans out there

i guess i am not wired to live in canada
SS, is the Italian lady still there in the Ejido?
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SS, is the Italian lady still there in the Ejido?

yes, she is there
recently i posted the phone # somewhere on the forum


edit/ her phone # is 984-206-2149

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Old 09-29-2010   #49 (permalink)
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yes, she is there
recently i posted the phone # somewhere on the forum


edit/ her phone # is 984-206-2149


I have been racking my brain for the name of the Cafe on the square. Excellent coffee and they will grind their beans to your prefered consistency. But....I'm not really a coffee snob. Especially early in the morning. As long as it gets my heart in gear, I'm happy
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I buy Cafe Garat, in a dark blue package. It's better than Nescafe and not as expensive as Starbucks. It costs, oh, around 55 or 60 pesos or so.
We got this too, just the decaf. Actually, we just bought a big bag at Costco this week and it was 10 times the size of the regular one, for 111 pesos.
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I buy Cafe Garat, in a dark blue package. It's better than Nescafe and not as expensive as Starbucks. It costs, oh, around 55 or 60 pesos or so.
I also love this coffee too. I always buy it at Wal-Mart in Playa! I like to bring 2 or 3 bags home and it is my little treat on the weekends when I am missing Playa
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Since I'm a coffee snob, I get Starbucks in Playa and have them grind it for me but it only comes in 1/2 lb bags and I use about 2 1/2-3 lbs a week, so I go to Mega and get the Blason coffee in between getting to Starbucks. The Blason is really good (and much cheaper). Sometimes I just bring a lb or 2 of Starbucks in my luggage.
The Blason coffee is really good. Here at home, I grind my own beans, and Blason is just as good if not better!!

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blason. black bag.
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I have been racking my brain for the name of the Cafe on the square. Excellent coffee and they will grind their beans to your prefered consistency. But....I'm not really a coffee snob. Especially early in the morning. As long as it gets my heart in gear, I'm happy
Which square? I can take it from there. Who needs a name?
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Great new place on 5th that has bulk coffee!!!!!

Thank God, I thought I was never going to find a place with good quality, fresh bulk coffee beans. But now I have and it just opened down the street!

Its called La Brûlerie and its on the east side of 5th near the corner of 26th and 5th. It has a pink "u" in the logo on the sign, so that's a good marker.

Here is the facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Br...83739285005518

They have some really tasty Veracruz beans and some others. As of today, they had about 8 different types to choose from. And they also grind them too. Really fantastic coffee! Check them out.
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Old 06-25-2014   #56 (permalink)
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I love Organic Majamut(Chapas) cafe, you can find it in the organic market on wednesdays. Very good one!
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Its probably been stated 100 times, but where is it? In the AM or PM?
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snappysammy....I'll definitely be calling on you for that local roaster! I'm such a coffee snob. We had a great local roaster in CT, but not here in MO. I do order from him at the holidays though. I've been going through it really fast and I ordered 15 lbs.
i'm no coffee snob; i don't care for Starbucks, it's too pricey and, most often, you can no longer taste the coffee with all the other stuff in it.

we stayed at Sandos, all-inclusive, a couple of years ago. they had some awesome coffee; rich with a dark color and very smooth flavor. i dream about that coffee. it was also refilled frequently by sweet local lady name Domingua, i think. i'd love to thank her and let her know i remember her and the coffee she served us. fond memories of really good coffee. i wish i could find their secret. where to get the coffee? how much to use?

i hope i can find comparable coffee this trip.
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Old 06-26-2014   #59 (permalink)
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Nobody here mentioned Kaawa Café. Best Kept Secret for Coffee in Playa Del Carmen!!!! | Everything Playa Del Carmen

They supply at lot of places in the Mexican Riviera. Claudio who runs it has a deep passion for coffee and personally imports it from different parts of Mexico.
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^^ Thanks a ton for this, I can't wait to go check it out!!!!!
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