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Address: Third level of the Galerias Paseo mall, Avs. Paseo and 3 | Vedado, Havana, Cuba

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Great music, non-smoking, reasonably priced and good (for Cuba) food

Went their three times in December. First time: just to eat. My friend's half chicken looked grea (he said it was). My spaghetti w. shrimps? Shrimps (small ones) were tasty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
Larry S
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Penticton, Canada
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United States
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45 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is relatively touristy with sub-par (though edible!) food and decent drinks. They are often missing a lot of ingredients for various dishes and cocktails, but that's fairly standard for Cuba. It's an alright place to go if you're in the area. If you really want to hear good live music, go to Café Jazz Miramar. It'll blow you... More 

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Marina, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

...was at the Jazz Cafe with three others on Sunday, March 1, 2015, and had a very, very enjoyable and musically stimulating experience. ...paid 10 CUC to enter which also entitled one to three drinks. ...presented three different groups of varying styles which made for one hell of a "musical fest" for me. ...bought one or two cds from those... More 

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Montreal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Jazz Cafe bar/restaurant is just in front of the hotel Melia Cohiba in Vedado, where I lived a few times. They serve an average food at good price, and the mojitos are generally good. I attended two jazz performances and I enjoyed them. Shows start at 22:00 and they charge 10 CUC to entry, creditable if drinks or food... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were taken to this club by our tour guide. We wanted a place to hear local jazz. The place opened at 10 but the music doesn't start 'til 11. It was 10CUC per person which included 2 drinks. As we got there @ 10, we got a good table. The atmosphere was happy. The musicians started @ 11 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I can't believe that people go to a Jazz Cafe and complain about chicken. I have been here twice. You pay a small entrance fee and you can have 4 mojitos with that fee. Second time I have great sea food too. But hey, this is not what you go to a cazz club for. If you want chicken go... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went their three times in December. First time: just to eat. My friend's half chicken looked grea (he said it was). My spaghetti w. shrimps? Shrimps (small ones) were tasty. But the spaghetti sauce tasted suspiciously like Ketchup. Mojito was terrific and low price. The next evening went again......this time to hear the music as well. I really wanted their... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Saw great live jazz here! Didn't eat here. Didn't find any extra protein in our drinks. Friends drank rum and coke. I had beer. Worth it for the music.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Music was fantastic. Food and service was terrible. Rat droppings in the bread. Staff thought it was hillarious. Glasses are washed with a rag. Kitchen staff using the toilet and not washing their hands. A cab driver explained these conditions exist in all state run establishments. The pallidars (private) businesses have more at stake and have higher standards. If you... More 

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scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended to us and I can honestly say I wish I had never bothered. You are charged 10 pesos entry for food, drinks etc and then you pay the difference after this has been used. I had chicken with chips well if you can call it that! The chicken was the greasy skin with about 1 mouthful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We headed to Jazz Cafe based on a recommendation. However, we were apparently late for the performance as it had started half an hour earlier than what we were told. After that, the bar converted to a standard dance club without much of a floor to dance on. As a cafe I wouldn't go there without a live act. The... More 

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