Factoria Plaza Vieja

CA4
Style of place: Scenic view/café
Ambience
Popularity
Entertainment
Service
Best for: Ice chilled bong of light locally brewed beer.
Worst for: Can get insanely busy at peak periods.
San Ignacio, esquina Muralla, Plaza Vieja, Old Havana
(+53)7866 - 4453
noon-12pm daily
  • This is a great place to drink beer, which is lucky given that this Austrian joint venture microbrewery does not serve any other alcoholic drinks. It is located in the wonderfully renovated Plaza Vieja, which provides ample ambience to accompany the beer. Food is available and while being entirely unexceptional, grilled bbq chicken or pork after five pints tastes pretty good.
    The beer comes in light, medium or dark and is served in ice frosted beer mugs for CUC 2 or (my favorite) an ice chilled bong for CUC 12 which will keep even the most ardent beer drinker going for a while.

    
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