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Cuban cafe con leche?

MB fka MB Nov 20, 2007 05:29 AM

I've tried El Castillo de Jaguar, but found it lacking (too thin, not rich enough). Where oh where can I get a toe-tinglingly good cafe con leche?

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    rootheee RE: MB fka MB Nov 24, 2007 12:56 PM

    La Caridad 78 on 78th and Broadway. Taza de Oro on 15th and 8th Avenue.

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      sd232 RE: MB fka MB Jan 16, 2008 06:28 PM

      La Rosita, 109 and Bway

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        Ora RE: sd232 Jan 18, 2008 01:50 PM

        I thought La Rosita closed over 1 year ago, in fact I am pretty sure its gone.

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          polyhymnia RE: Ora Jan 30, 2008 11:46 AM

          Rosita is unfortunately gone. I loved that place. However, you could try Floridita which is around 125th and Broadway, it's been a good substitute for Rosita for me.

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        bnemes3343 RE: MB fka MB Jan 30, 2008 11:49 AM

        I used to get mine at Cafe Con Leche on Amsterdam between 80th and 81st (some years ago). But the best I have had in a long time is at Isla on Washington Ave. in Hoboken.

        1. Speechlass1 RE: MB fka MB Mar 1, 2008 09:09 PM

          Be brave and get in a car and drive into Hudson County New Jersey where Cafe Con Leche is made in bodega's on many street corners.

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            Ora RE: Speechlass1 Mar 6, 2008 08:08 AM

            It would have to be pretty darn good to justify the new $8 toll (peak). I rather go to Malecon :)

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            roze RE: MB fka MB Mar 6, 2008 04:41 PM

            I've had some good ones at Despana and at La Tina's on 23d street.

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