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Cafe La Habana

Calle Isabel la Catolica 146 | Esquina Fray Servando Teresa de Mier, Mexico City 06080, Mexico
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
17 Mar 2017
“Not worth a special trip (for breakfast, at least)”
14 Feb 2017
“If you appreciate good coffee, do not visit this place.”
Closes in 23 min
All hours
Cafe, Caribbean, Cuban
Calle Isabel la Catolica 146 | Esquina Fray Servando Teresa de Mier, Mexico City 06080, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This restaurant was across the street from the Hotel CostAzul, so we tried it for breakfast in a hurry. The coffee was stronger than the typical Cafe Americano served in most Mexican restaurants we tried. But the food was just average. The "house bread" is...More

Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The real name of this place is: Cafe La Habana. However, the coffee is hardly drinkable unless you like lots of sugar. They have an extensive menu so there is something for everyone. However, expect mediocre. The only cool thing about this place is that...More

Thank johnleeward
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good food. Nice historic feel, shame about the modern renovations done cheaply, e.g. lino tiles over the original ceramic.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This weekend, after hearing of Fidel's passing, I visited the Cafe where he planned his revolution in the mid 1950s. Not much has changed here since, and while not much cuban food is on the menu, the Mexican staples are all good (enchiladas, chilaquiles, etc)....More

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It's an OK place to stop by for a coffee or a light meal. However, I noticed a tendency that the waiter takes the whole change for a tip... Maybe it was just us or whatever, just let you know.

1  Thank Monica H
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It is said that Castro planned the revolution at this place and there are some nods to Cuban cuisine, but this place is mostly Mexican. It is very popular with local families and journalists who work in the neighborhood. Monday thru Saturday there are breakfast...More

1  Thank scottwyo
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A friend and I visited for breakfast recently...I felt a bit disappointed as we went way out of my way to get there. While the food was decent the coffee con leche was mostly milk with a smidgen of coffee. The Spanish style egg dish...More

Thank hammoncm
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Imagine my surprise when I wandered in for lunch, looking for congri...There might be pictures of Havana on the walls, but nothing Havana-ish on the menu.

Thank EydneW
Reviewed 20 December 2014

You would think that Cafe La Habana, after all these years, would have good quick service, but no. And the food, in this case two orders of huevos rancheros, would at least be as good as at a diner. It was okay. The lunches- comidas,...More

Thank Remoulade
Reviewed 23 October 2014

This is were i went late night for a coffee or a night cap, the food was also delicious, its not cheap but its not expensive either, there are various combinations to try, i had like 8-10 different drinks and they were all delicious, if...More

Thank Adrian R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
01:00 - 07:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
01:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Isabel la Catolica 146 | Esquina Fray Servando Teresa de Mier, Mexico City 06080, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
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