The 5 best places to have a marvellous breakfast in Havana

1) Mamainé

The café was built by the owners themselves. They incorporated recovered elements such as recycled wood, telephone poles and railroad ties in the interior. Enjoy a lovely breakfast on the terrace in front of the café or on the terrace on the side. They also serve cocktails and tapas later in the day. The homemade pineapple and ginger marmalade is divine. Mamainé is a place for art, conversation and friends.

people eating at restaurant Mamainé

Calle L no 206, entre 15 y 17, Vedado

+53 7832 8328

2) Café d' la Esquina

A good option for brunch on a nice terrace. This cafe is known for its picos and bambinas, sandwiches made with pizza dough. Save some room for an ice cream.

interior of Café d' la Esquina

Paseo no 101 esquina 5ta, Vedado

+53 7836 2565

3) Café Arcángel

A coffee bar with 20 types of coffee and vintage style-decoration. The menu is extended to light lunches. Have breakfast here while planning the rest of your day in a pleasant atmosphere while Charlie Chaplin movies are projected on the wall.

 Café Arcángel in Havana

Concordia no 57, entre Galiano y Águila, Centro Habana

+53 5268 5451

http://www.cafearcangel.com

4) SalchiPizza

Hands down this is the best bread in all of Havana. Bread with a story, baked by Alberto González… Step inside this ‘warm’ and welcoming place for a real experience. Probably one of the most interesting convos you’ll have during your entire trip. You can buy all sorts of breads here, drink a coffee or order a tasting platter. Highly recommended!

a table with food from SalchiPizza Havana

Calle Infanta no 562 entre Valle y Zapata, Centro Habana

+53 5281 8792

5) Belview Artcafé

The perfect breakfast place when visiting Casa de la Amistad. The menu includes tasty crepes, batidos and coffee. Eat on the terrace or inside in the arty cafe. Come early on Saturday to buy their homemade bread, croissants and other delicacies.

restaurant interior of Belview Artcafé Havana

Calle 6 no 412 esquina 19, Vedado

+53 5200 4098

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