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El Cafe Brasilero

Address: Ituzaingó 1447

The Café Brasilero (Brazilian Coffee) is one of the alternatives that Montevideo has to enjoy a good time in city´s old quarter, close to the Solís Theater and the Port.

It has a long history, and is one of the need-to-know points of Montevideo.

It is located in the center of the historic part of the city and one of the favorite places of the Montevidean Bohemia. It is one of the most ancient coffees of Montevideo.

 The bar owes the name to the first owners, which install it in the Old City, on the street Ituzaingó 1447 and 25 de Mayo. It was founded in 1877 by Correa and Pimentel.

The Coffee keeps the original, Art Nouveau style lamps. The furniture keeps the Italian chairs that where there from the beginning.

Writer´s Coffee

The façade has been unaltered since the foundation of the place. This is one´s of the favorites of the Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, who frequents daily the site and where often agrees to interviews. The writer and poet Mario Benedetti also praise this coffee.

It is a quiet place to take a little rest. Simple, picturesque, ancient and with a turn-of-the-century decoration, it of course also offers a good coffee.

Furthermore, the Café Brasilero offers a gastronomic typical selection, executive lunches, coffee shop, meats, hunting, cook craft, fusion, minutes and snacks.

In addition to a coffee named Eduardo Galeano, in honor to the writer.

Offer also an alcoholic Brazilian's traditional drink, which includes orange between his ingredients.

The price of food in this place is quite accessible.

Other of the attractions of the Cafe Brasilero are cultural activities, live music and poem readings, as well as book presentations among others.

The Cafe Brasilero is considered one of the best coffees of the world, competing with the best coffees of Europe.


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