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Decent coffee??

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Decent coffee??

Is there anywhere a cafe etc that serves decent coffee? Los Gigantes, Puerto Santiago kinda area? The hotel coffee is killing us, eugh.... Thanks!

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1. Re: Decent coffee??

Flor del Drago restaurant, next to the Playa Arena hotel, Playa de l'Arena. Try their barraquitos.

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2. Re: Decent coffee??

Hi, ask for Nescafé, many bars and restaurants will give you a sachet and hot water.

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Hi!

Several decent coffees to be had in Los Gigantes - there is a bakers in the square at the church and they sell good coffee. Also there is a cafe/bar in Puerto Santiago down the front from the Mercadona express that is also good. I tend to have cortado (milky coffee served in a glass).

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4. Re: Decent coffee??

I suppose it depends how you take your coffee.

Cafe solo - black espresso coffee

Cafe con leche - white milky coffee

Cafe cortado - black coffee with small drop of milk

Cafe Americano - filter type coffee with milk.

There are other variations too, but the above are the most common.

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5. Re: Decent coffee??

Coffee in Tenerife is slightly different to coffee on the peninsula I remember being disappointed that I couldn´t get a leche leche in Barcelona and then found out they called it a Cafe Bonbon.

Café Solo - If you just ask for a café you’ll be served a tiny cup of strong black coffee.

Cortado Natural - is a coffee with regular milk, steamed to add froth. It is served in a small glass.

Cortado Condensada - is coffee with condensed milk. It is served in a small glass and the condensed milk drops below the coffee.

Cortado Leche Leche - coffee with both condensed milk and ordinary milk served in a glass.

Café Americano - just called an Americano is black coffee served in a normal cup.

Cafe Descafeinado - this is what Ricky was referring to above you'll order a cup of boiled water or hot milk and a sachet of instant decaf.

Alcoholic Coffees

Carajillo - A black coffee with brandy normally served in a cup.

Barraquito - unique to Tenerife contains liquer 43, condensed milk, normal milk and a small chunk of lemon.

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