Away from the bustling and chaotic city center of Santa Clara on Maceo street in La Veguita is a tiny but well-stocked Constantino Perez tobacco shop. You can buy rum at great prices, great Montecristo cigars, Partagas and Romeo and Juliet which are manufactured by craftsmen in the factory across the street. The coffee shop in the back has AC, clean bathrooms and excellent coffee. The smell the aroma of rolled snuff is everywhere. The friendly employees guidance on the type of snuff we can bring to any security and bring to the table several samples was very helpful. We has the option to try the coffee or very cold Bucanero or Cristal beer.
It is a restaurant with a colonial style, combining fine cuisine with Cuban currency (1 CUC = 25 MN), where dinner is accompanied by live piano music. A set menu can cost less than 10 euros. The service is exquisite, with professionals trained in Cuban catering schools. The typical Cuban food is based on rice and meat. Long trousers and shoes must be worn and entry will be refused if you wear shorts or flip flops.