The 5 best places to enjoy a Cuban-style coffee in Havana
1) Cafetería tu Parada
Coffee is definitely the most popular Cuban drink. In this cafetería you can order a café Cubano for just one peso, within walking distance of the Malecón. Caffeine and a sea breeze, the perfect combination.
2) Cafetería La Familia
Coffee and pizza. That’s what the Habaneros buy here throughout the day. Don’t be shy, treat yourself to a café Cubano here as a bright start to a new day.
3) Bar Mi Niña
When the time has come for a sugarcaffeine boost, this is the cafetería to go for a cortadito in the afternoon. A cortadito costs two Pesos Cubanos here.
4) Cafetería La Luz
No matter what time of day, this is the place to go for a caffeine shot. The cafetería is open 24 hours a day and is always crowded. Order your café Cubano here for one peso moneda nacional. Those small cups of coffee sell out fast.
5) Cafetería Sol y Villegas
This is an example of one of the many inventive ways in which Cubans make a living. They sell coffee out of their window. And good coffee too. Try some like the real Habaneros. Kick-start your day with a sweet shot of café Cubano. They also sell Coffee Mate here.
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