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All reviews charlie chaplin great coffee great little cafe breakfast place great atmosphere old havana americano casa cuba
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Reviewed April 7, 2020

Cafe Arcangel is a special place in Havana. The food is good and the service is very professional. We stayed for several days and went to this cafe several times. I just don't do that very often. Even surprised me!!! :-)More

Date of visit: March 2020
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howards707, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2020

Thanks, Bill, we've notice that many tourists do exactly what you did. They come into the Cafe with a list of many other places they want to visit and then, they just relax and keep coming back to us. We try to recognize repeat customers,...More

Reviewed April 2, 2020 via mobile

A terrific little cafe with good customer service, delicious food, and superb and nutritious beverages. We liked this place so much that we patronized it multiple times during our recent visit to Cuba.

Date of visit: March 2020
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hsmukler, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2020

Thanks, KVinings, We are so appreciative of the positive feedback we continue to received from customers during these difficult times. The current crisis is bringing out the best in both our customers and our employees. Can't wait for the better times ahead.

Reviewed April 1, 2020

A truly delightful little cafe about 5 mins walk from Old Havana. Incredibly friendly owners, beautiful decor, and a delicious and great value breakfast. Although we didn't stay, the B&B out the back looked gorgeous as well, and the welcome was so warm I imagine...it would be a lovely place to stay.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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hsmukler, General Manager at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2020

Thanks, Felix. We know these are difficult times for everyone and we are glad we could provide you with a wonderful dining experience in a "truly delightful" environment.

Reviewed March 3, 2020

The women who own the place, got so angry and yelling at me, just because I wanted a simple change in my menu! with a lot of attitude, like she doesn't care about the customers anymore, and arrogant. Strange to come across with this in...Cuba. The food wasn't good eitherMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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hsmukler, Owner at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Ouch! Wow, Ilginutin, this is only the second 1 star review we have gotten in almost 7 years. Of course, I will investigate what happened, but I'm not sure this is a problem that can be fixed. All I can say is that we are...More

Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

Such a great tasty breakfast! Friendly staff with great service. We ate eggs and some fruit as well. Hidden gem in center of Havana! Recommend to annyone!

Date of visit: February 2020
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hsmukler, Owner at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2020

Thanks, Tyaska, With good food and good service, I'm not sure we can stay "hidden" for very long. Glad you found us!

Reviewed February 20, 2020

When in Havana previously several years ago, we had stayed at Casa Mary y Miguel who were in the process of developing Cafe Arcangel, so when we were in Havana February 2020, we visited the cafe. Lovely atmosphere, great coffee and service. It was nice...to see that Cafe Arcangel is a success.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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hsmukler, Owner at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2020

Thanks, Robert, We are used to tourists who visit us several days in a row, but we are now seeing reviews from people who are visiting us several years in a row. We are in our 7th year which as you can imagine is a...More

Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Delicious sandwiches and fresh baked croissants. The Americanos are nice and strong and full of flavour. We came two days in a row for breakfast.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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hsmukler, Owner at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

Thanks, Lisa, Being able to provide good food and good coffee to our customers has been a challenge lately, but we have been in this business a long time and have a strong reputation to maintain. Glad you were able to visit us and several...More

Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

Beautiful coffee and good breakfast for very reasonable price! Lovely friendly service and happy mellow atmosphere! Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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hsmukler, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2020

Thanks, Ninna, "Happy mellow" love it!!! While the outside world is far from happy and seldom mellow we have tried to create an atmosphere where a traveler can get a hearty breakfast and a good cup of coffee. It sounds like we succeeded with you!!!

Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Lovely and charming caffe for breakfast and coffe, very nicely decorated. Staff very courteous, friendly and polite. Highly recommends 👌🏼

Date of visit: January 2020
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hsmukler, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2020

Thanks, Josip, We have always believed that a positive eating experience not only requires good food, but also a competent staff. Thanks for recognizing the efforts of our employees, I will make sure they receive your complements.

Reviewed January 18, 2020

we were searching for an american style breakfast and found this gem of a place. Very cool! great atmosphere, charming nooks & crannies in the restaurant. Everybody very helpful. Absolutely would recommend this place and be sure to try their antidepressant cocktail! it definitely made...us happier!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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hsmukler, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Arcangel, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thanks, Louisea, As you've noticed, unlike many traditional American breakfast stops, in Havana no breakfast is complete without a nice morning cocktail, combined with fresh fruit and a morning mood enhancer. We're happy you enjoyed and appreciated the "nooks & crannies, we've been collecting items...More

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Gerard D
December 21, 2019|
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Response from hsmukler | Property representative |
Yes, Cafe Arcangel is indeed in Centro Havana, but only a very short walk from both the Paseo Prado and the Malecon. Most traditional tourists never make it passed the Paseo Prado and hardly experience the real Havana. El... More
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poppetrocket
March 1, 2017|
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Response from hsmukler | Property representative |
Hola, I have had this question before and I'm afraid the answer is probably no, at least for Cafe Arcangel and I suspect it is also true for most other places. There is of course coconut milk, but I have never seen the word... More
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traveldreamers
August 6, 2016|
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Response from arcangelhabana | Property representative |
Sorry, but we don't normally sell ground/whole coffee beans. If you have an "emergency", feel free to stop buy and we will be happy to try and fill your needs.
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