La Chuchería

CA3
Style of food: Diner/Snacks
Cost: Cheap
Type of place: Paladar (private)
Food
Ambience
Service
Value
Best for: Interesting people watching territory. Decent burgers.
Worst for: Limited menu.
3ra y D, Vedado
  • Tourists often seem somewhat conflicted between finding a place that authentic real Cubans go to and somewhere where there is toiler paper in the bathrooms and the food is reliable. La Chuchería ticks a number of boxes. Top of the list is that it is always lively, always happening. There is motion and sometimes commotion of people coming and people leaving. This is a sports bar / café which is a great place to simply get a beer and a sandwich and watch the world go by on the Malecon (and come in).
    The menu largely consists of sandwiches, burgers, pizzas and a few other dishes. Prices are mid range and portions are decent. Don’t expect white glove service but it is actually pretty quick and efficient – they don’t necessarily suffer fools gladly but that is understandable!

    
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