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Best cafes in Havana

Smoke Shop
“It's called Museum of Chocolate, but really it's a cafeteria where you can sit and have anything chocolate-related. They make their own chocolates next door - the queue is absolutely worth it!! (Try the chocolate that has coffee cream in it!)”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Located just behind the Capitol, it is one of the hippest places in the city's nightlife. Try any of their experimental cocktails and especially the "Canchánchara", a Cuban drink made with honey, lemon juice and rum or brandy.We recommend visiting the Siá Kará Café at night and enjoy its bohemian and casual atmosphere.”
  • 26 locals recommend
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“Good for drinks, tapas and people watching. Check out the photos on the walls too”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Nice to enjoy a lunch and coffee, with the beautiful view of the Old Square. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Address: Oficios No.112 2/ Amargura y Lamparilla, Habana Vieja. Description: The food is excellent and the ambiance feels like you're back in time for many years. The restaurant on the first floor has an lovely ceiling. Don't miss it !!! The Cafe del Oriente is certainly not cheap, but it offers an excellent atmosphere, good service and good food. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Located on the top floor of a building near the Habana Libre Hotel. It has a modern atmosphere and is renowned for its gourmet cuisine. Average price: from 15 to 21 CUC.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Great live music, jazz and traditional Cuban sound every afternoon and evening. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This french-themed cafe is adorable - a great breakfast/lunch spot in Centro Habana, and a great place to read a book over a glass of wine or a coffee. The service is nothing to write home about, but welcome to Cuba :)”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“Hidden in the bowels of Edificio Focsa, this TV-themed cafe is a funky dinner/performance venue lauded by those in the know for its cheap food and hilarious comedy nights. If you're willing to brave the frigid air-con and rather foreboding underground entry tunnel, head here for fresh burgers, healthy salad, pasta and chicken cordon bleu.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Located in the heart of Habana Vieja, the cafe and its architecture will bring you back to Havana, circa 1800. It has a special ambiance, inspired decor, and great music, but more importantly, you can try some of the most delicious sweets in the city. All the sweets are great, but I especially recommend the flan and the cupcakes.”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Muy buen lugar para desayunar, almorzar o simplemente para probar las bebidas cubanas. (Very nice place to have breakfast, lunch or just to try cuban drinks)”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is an unique place, you will be spoiled and have any kind of fresh food. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! After hundreds of new restaurants this one still my favorite restaurant!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
“Una de las atracciones de La Habana Vieja es la Casa del Chocolate —más bien museo—, donde existe la posibilidad de degustarlo caliente o frío, así como en las más disímiles variedades y formas. Inaugurada hace unos años, a pocos pasos de la Plaza Vieja, en la intersección de las calles Mercaderes y Amargura, la Casa tiene una posición privilegiada, casi de obligado paso entre una zona y otra del emblemático municipio que, como su nombre lo indica, es el más antiguo de La Habana. Muy cerca del malecón, entre los aires de mar y las vetustas callecitas adoquinadas, uno descubre este sitio de gran popularidad entre los habaneros y, en particular, entre los niños. Pequeño, acogedor, con vitrinas y carteles que muestran la historia de este singular y afamado fruto, así, a grandes rasgos, es este museo, también muy visitado por los turistas extranjeros de paso por la ciudad. Amargo, dulce, en bombones y con distintas formas, recién sacadas de los moldes, así es la gama de este nutritivo alimento, sobre el cual se ha tejido durante tantos y tantos siglos más de una historia. Pero lo que sí resulta incuestionable —más allá de su fama y consumo mundial— es que se trata de un bocado exquisito. ¿A quién no le gusta? ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Beautiful place, essential to see its authentic decoration, have good breakfasts...”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Ubicado a escasos metros del Apartamento Minimal Paseo. en la Calle 23, semi esquina a Paseo.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bistro
“Special place with good food and excellent service bar. The atmosphere is very artistic.”
  • 8 locals recommend