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La Moneda Cubana

Calle Empedrado No. 152 entre Mercaderes y San Ignacio | La Habana, Havana 10100, Cuba
537-861-5304
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Ranked #105 of 369 restaurants in Havana
Price range: $6 - $12
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Trois Rivieres, Guadeloupe
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Recommended by our hotel, we arrived an evening after a heavy thunderstorm and were seated at a table on the terrace which was being busily swept and cleaned after the rain. With views over different areas of old Havana, the setting is ideal and a musician soon arrived to accompany his good voice on his guitar - a welcome change... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had our lunch at this restaurant upon recommendation by our guide, who said that this is a good place to try out a meal at a restaurant that is 50% owned by government and 50% privately owned. My husband had lobster and I had chicken. My husband's lobster was really fresh and nicely done, well worth the CUC 22... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I will tell you. I have been to this restaurant 9 times in the last 18 months bringing groups of 3-12 people each time. The ambiance is amazing. There is an inside level as well as a double rooftop level. There used to be a package menu and an a-la-carte menu, however they recently changed to an a-la-carte menu only.... More

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london
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133 reviews 133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our hotel recommended this place and made us a booking, otherwise we would have left as soon as we saw it. I thought a paladar was supposed to be a private house but this was just a tourist trap restaurant. You had to have the set meal. We thought it was very expensive - and we are Londoners! The soup... More

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Athens
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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The guy at the entrance told us that there were empty tables on the terrace. We would not have to order the menu but could have something like starters or smaller dishes. We went up to the terrace, waited for about 20 min to be seated at an emptied table, just to be informed that on the terrace we could... More

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Dublin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and I expect everyone else there was also advised by their hotel or tour guide. The biggest problem is the food - poor by any standard. They only do set menus so if you don't have a large appetite you still have to pay for three courses. The prices are way beyond what... More

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Merseyside
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114 reviews 114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Came here for our first group evening meal on our Explore holiday to Cuba. The restaurant is situated close to the cathedral. Its big attraction is the rooftop terrace where you can sit out with views over the harbour. We had one of the set meals which are popular with groups. I had vegetable soup followed by fish with lime... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

When we say down at the table both myself and my mothers plates were dirty , after water was poured into my glass there was dirt floating in it , I would never recommend anyone to go there .

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UK
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157 reviews 157 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We came to La Moneda as part of a group with our tour guide. From previous reviews it seems that this restaurant is "recommended " by a lot of reps/ hotels etc. We were on a long table surrounded by lots of other tourists on similar long tables and were given set menus .The food seemed to be mass produced... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We visited this palador for our last night in Havana and Cuba and were not disappointed. We had a table on the roof terrace with a guitarist playing very atmospheric. The choice is limited to 8 set menu's but there is still plenty to choose from.We both had the seafood, which was a large platter of mixed fish including lobster,... More

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