Café La Habana

Stories, history and a lot of coffee

Café La Habana (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Coffee and letters

Some writers claim that coffee is essential to literature, perhaps that is why they go together so well. Some great writers have passed through Café La Habana Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolaño are some of the most outstanding literati who have had a coffee in this place.

Café La Habana (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

A place with history

Café La Habana has witnessed truly unique moments. It is said that the Cuban Revolution was conceived inside its walls, that Fidel Castro and Ché Guevara sat at those tables. It is a place with a historical, nostalgic aura that takes you back to yesterday.

Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Coffee, as it should be

Each coffee is distinct and the preparation is essential. In Café La Habana, special attention is paid to every single detail. From the compression to the exact measurements, each step is critical.

Café La Habana (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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The coffee machine is everything

If the coffee told stories. Café La Habana has been in business for more than 70 years serving quality coffee to all its customers. One of the great secrets is their coffee machine that gives the coffee a concentrated taste and delicious aroma.

Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Poetry in pictures

Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Café La Habana
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Havana omelette

The traditional dish of the house. It consists of a leg of baked pork, chorizo and potatoes covered in salsa roja.

Café La Habana (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

In the pure style of La Habana

Rosalba Zavaleta, a regular at Café La Habana explains that the omelette is combined with refried beans to enhance the flavors of the dish.

Café La Habana (2021) by Adrián de Ita, Alejandro RodríguezAlcaldía Cuauhtémoc

Fried plátanos (bananas), the special touch.

In the style of Moors with Christians, fried plátanos counter the strong flavors in the omelette and sweeten this delicious dish.

A little piece of yesterday in the city that never sleeps

Café La Habana is a gastronomic relic with a long future ahead. Located in Colonia Juárez, it reminds us that we can all go and enjoy a coffee. Accompany it with a chat and stories. Sit at their outdoor tables to write and enjoy the scenery of one of the most beautiful areas of Mexico City.

Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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Café La Habana, Adrián de Ita, Alejandro Rodríguez, 2021, From the collection of: Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc
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