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“Cafe Near Boxhanger Platz”
Review of Macondo

Macondo
Ranked #2,278 of 9,229 Restaurants in Berlin
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: South American, Bar, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Friedrichshain
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Macondo is a cozy cafe that's just a few minutes from where I live in Berlin. The ambiance invites you to lounge and relax on its vintage sofas, armchairs, and tables. The day I visited, I had the Colombian breakfast (€ 5,50), which included 3 arepas (corn cakes made from a special precooked corn flour), 3 empanadas (stuffed pastry), beans, and salad.

On the plus side, the service was excellent and quick. There's plenty of reading material, and a nice view of Boxhanger Platz. On the negative side, there's a backroom where smoking is allowed, and the smoke tends to drift into the non-smoking area. In addition, the restroom needs help. There was no paper, no soap, and absolutely, no cleanliness.

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