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Bar Monserrate

Calle Monserrate, Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #340 of 471 Restaurants in Havana
Price range: $5 - $10
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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Zagreb, Croatia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Hm... What to say... Great band, great cocktails, great location, great interior... But... They are ripping tourists off! We received a check stating only the total without the breakdown. As it was much higher then expected we asked for explanation. Mysteriously, perfectly English speaking waiter suddenly speaks only Spanish... After a discussion (and we can barely speak Spanish!) we realized... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Two years ago friends and I enjoyed our nights at Bar Monserrate. This past week I stopped in with my family. The band was ok. When the check arrived I was shocked at the cost. I asked the waiter to show me a drink menu. He changed a few items but I was still ripped off to the tune of... More 

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This used to be our favourite afternoon stop off in Havana. It has become a rip off joint and the once vibrant music is a pastiche of its former self. Avoid at all costs m

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This place is central but I would not recommend this place to anyone! We were a group of 13 and the waiters were quick to take in our group. It seemed reasonably priced and as it was getting on late on Friday evening we thought why not. The music (live) is good but super loud. Many things we asked for... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Well you can't have everything. The bar looks nice and there was a decent cuban band playing when we visited on Sunday afternoon. But the food was the worst we had in Cuba (and that is saying something). The burger was utterly inedible, avoid!!!! Beer taste watered down, and the price at the end was 17 CUcs which was 5... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Although this seems to be a popular place, the music was so loud we had to shout at the server who took our orders. I ordered only Buccanero beer and it took a long time to get my order. The food order was confused and we were brought the wrong food. Not a place I would go back to with... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The music is great, the atmosphere ok, but everything is spoiled because of the prices they charge. We should have read other reviews on Tripadvisor before going to Monserrat, because a good number tells you the same story. They give you a phony bill and most probably cash the difference with the actual prices themselves.

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Grand Cayman
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went for one drink late at night when there weren't many places open. We were charged 39 CUC for 4 drinks - when we questioned the bill (we were expecting it to be around 12 CUC!) we were told they accidentally added drinks from another table and it should be 29. Still too high, they then said they made... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Mojitos at 4.5 CUC... Though those were excellent, it is unacceptable to charge that price on the bill while they should have been at 3 CUC (we noticed that later, on another day). A real shame.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Just of the Central Park area is this gem of a bar. Great selection of beers and spirits with a good selection of cigars at a reasonable price. What this place excels at is the music, sit back relax and take it in, wonderful. This is as close to Cuba as a tourist will normally get and it never lets... More 

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Address: Calle Monserrate, Havana, Cuba
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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