Café El Escorial

CA3
Style of food: Diner/Snacks
Cost: Cheap
Type of place: State
Food
Ambience
Service
Value
Best for: Fabulous location, great ambience. Good coffee.
Worst for: Limited menu. Sandwiches are a let down.
Mercaderes No 317 esquina a Muralla, Plaza Vieja
(+53)7868 - 3545
Open 9am-10pm
  • Café El Escorial was opened a few years ago in the magnificent Plaza Vieja. The coffee is excellent, everything from Cuban coffee, café au lait, coffee frappé, coffee liquor through to coffee daiquiri. Forget about getting a beer here though.

    This is a place that everyone loves to while away the afternoon checking out the comings and goings in one of Cuba’s busiest and most scenic squares. Bear in mind though that it does get packed to the gills in busy periods and you may have to wait a while for your coffee and croissant.

    
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