> "Cafe Cortadito for Cuban"
Yes! Although there's a hidden gem on Clinton and Rivington called Cibao, which has $4.50 cuban sandwiches that are so amazing.
Elsa, Louis 649, Cienfuegos (is this still open?)
ACE Bar, Grassroots on St. Marks, Lovers of Today (under Niagra), Back Room, KGB Bar, Magician (LES), Tom & Jerry's, d.b.a.
(Most of these are not so chill on the weekends, but during the week are great)
Il Posto Accanto, In Vino, Ten Bells (LES), Terroir
Niagra, Lit, various places in the LES, just look for the crowds if you are in to that kind of thing.