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26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
+1 312-922-2233
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  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cuban coffee” (23 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (18 reviews)
“sandwiches” (61 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
26 E Congress Pkwy, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60605-1236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've tried Cubano sandwiches every chance I get, and I haven't found one better than the ones at Cafecito. And my search included Cuba!

Thank 11DDare11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just across the lobby of Hostelling International Chicago at the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel which is a phenomenal place to know about if you love to travel and don't have a lot of green (see my review on Tripadvisor)....More

Thank dalijon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the one on Chestnut and the food was amazing, the ambiance relaxed and the prices were great. The one on Chestnut served wine and the staff was helpful in picking a meal. When I return to Chicago, I will return here. Great...More

Thank avidtraveler1976
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Opening Weekend for the bakery. The area had to wait a bit, but I believe it was worth it. Small, local, and filled with a group that is obviously working hard to be successful. (And maybe help a few dentist friends out as well). Great...More

Thank FamilyRun
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I've sampled Cuban food in Miami and in Southern California so while I'm not an expert, I've had my fill of good comida de Cubana. I had spotted the Cafecito on Yelp and Tripadvisor, the rating was very high, so I thought we would give...More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to eat something green, some salad, as I was stuffed eating friend chicken meat in general. I asked waitress for help and she was very helpful. I got huge mixed salad with some chicken. It was tasty and fresh. I recommend it.

Thank auhamada
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I decided to get a quick sandwich and cafe con leche with my sweetheart. We loved the sandwich it was delicious, it had all the right flavors. The Cafe Con Leche was on point, the taste was great and authentic. If your downtown by Harold...More

Thank Bunny77
Reviewed 3 October 2017

First, let me say that I am extremely picky when it comes to latin food (I grew up eating the best). I tried a few different things and the only one I would come back to would be their Caldo Callego... all the rest is...More

Thank Fernanda M
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere, service, coffee, food and flow of patrons made this place one the best stops on our Chicago trip. What more could you want.

Thank Jacksmino
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A large group of us came here in the afternoon. Service was fast, and the sandwiches were hot! My table was happy with everyone's meal, and we had a variety of sandwiches. The cortadito coffee was great!

Thank SB_from_SV
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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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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