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26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
+1 312-922-2233
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  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cubano” (19 reviews)
“cuban coffee” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Cuban, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been choosing this place for early morning breakfasts because they open reliably at 0700 on the dot and serve a hot sandwich in prompt order. Our favorite remains the chorizo sandwich, but the others we've tried in the past are good as well. We...More

Thank AHW676
Reviewed 5 days ago

great Cuban but also many other different sandwiches to try. Many types of coffee also. Not a lot of seating...mostly take out but we did find some seats. being close to the parks without having to go to a commercial joint to eat at a...More

Thank s g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Cafecito specifically for the Cuban sandwich. It was hands down the best Cuban I’ve had in the city.

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious deliciousness! Salads, soups. sandwiches, plates, and desserts. The flan is possibly the best I’ve ever had. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly staff. Small, so seating is limited, but don’t let that keep you from going. I can’t wait to return.

Thank on-the-go-300
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 6 who went here for a quick lunch as we were sightseeing around the city. Everyone had sandwiches, and we were all extremely pleased with out meal! Really good food, wide menu, fast delivery and for a fair price! Would...More

Thank RobinPettersbakken
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a great place for a reasonably priced meal. Good vegan/vegetarian options. Staff is friendly and courteous. Highly recommended!

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We chose this restaurant based primarily on location and the fact that it opened at 0700 each day. But the pressed breakfast sandwiches are wonderful (both the Completo and the one with eggs and Chorizo). Service is friendly and fast, coffee is good, and they...More

Thank AHW676
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We stumbled onto Cafecito by chance, after Starbucks was closed. I am forever grateful that Starbuck's wasn't available. I ordered the Café con Leche and there is no going back. Talk about a smooth coffee, it was love at first sip. The ambiance was lovely,...More

Thank BywayBabe
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Every time I come to Chicago I make it a point to stop in here for a quick bite. This morning I went in and got a cup of coffee. I like how comfortable this place is. After sitting a while enjoying the atmosphere, I...More

Thank le0cgh
Reviewed 2 February 2018

A pleasant atmosphere, with tables and comfy chairs. The music was rather loud for people carrying on conversations.

Thank Kathleen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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