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Cafecito

26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
+1 312-922-2233
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
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26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We order several different sandwiches for lunch to our office. They were all delicious. And caprese salad!!!! High recommend. We will order again. A lot of options on the menu. And inexpensive!!!

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading so many positive reviews about this place, we had high expectations which were all disappointed. First of all, what kind of legit Cuban place doesn't have fruity drinks and rice and beans? We were told - in the middle of the day -...More

Thank Punky05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The word "cafecito" conjures thoughts of going for coffee with my Aunt in Costa Rica-- known for its fabulous coffee. First, the coffee is truly some of the best I've had in the world. More than that, their breakfast chimichurros are amazing and the Cubano...More

Thank Yvette N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for breakfast near our hotel and saw this place adjacent to the Hostel International. We each had a ham and cheese pressed sandwich. It's made on a french bread baguette and was quite good.

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you decide to take a break from pizza and hot dogs, this Cuban cafe is a great place to try something different. I had the black bean soup and a delicious salad. My husband had beans and rice and a pork sandwich.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, the food was really amazing. I would come back for the food alone. Bad BAD PUBLIC RELATIONS. Apparently, if you do not put a tip on your bill for, mind you cash register service, you are SCREWED. The gal behind the register would...More

Thank travnutz
Reviewed 17 June 2017

There were five adults and two children in our group Staff extremely nice. Wonderful variety of meals. DELICIOUS Cuban food! Would go back again and again.

Thank ritamarieschultz
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I expected more from reading other reviews, but average coffee. Busy morning with post race crowd so may explain avg taste. Worth another visit to confirm.

Thank Troon77
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Look, there is nothing I love more than a Cuban espresso and they do a really great espresso. I just loved everything about this place and I was so happy to find it. It's super quiet in the morning, but I can only imagine that...More

Thank Alissa S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The prices are very reasonable and the food is good. I had the black bean soup which was very tasty but a little on the salty side. The guava and Swiss cheese sandwich was excellent. I wasn't so sure about the combination but it was...More

Thank NMPate
Nearby
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-922-2233
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