Cafe Consulado – Asuncion, Paraguay

Cafe Consulado provides a haven for specialty coffee lovers in a city where the Third Wave coffee culture has yet to hit. Nestled right downtown, this coffee shop is peaceful yet quirky, playing loud indie rock and displaying pieces from a variety of artists on the walls. In addition, a large bookshelf filled with coffee-related…

Cafe Martinez- Asunción, Paraguay

Cafe Martinez is the cafe in Asuncion most similar to a third wave coffee shop in the U.S. Cafe Martinez roasts coffee beans from all over the world and gives people the opportunity to choose where their coffee is from. I decided to go with Colombian coffee. This cup was the first cup of coffee…

Maria Castaña- Asunción, Paraguay

The Maria Castaña location I went to was one of the most pleasant, tiny cafés I have ever seen. There were tiny water fountains right outside and it was modeled after a french café.  The space was pretty open and small, but the fancy decor made it very appealing. I asked for a cafe con…