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Cafe del Oriente

Oficios 112 esq. Amargura. Plaza de San Francisco de Asis., Havana, Cuba
537 8606686
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Ranked #64 of 443 restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you are looking for a cheap but charming restaurant, this is the place. This "paladar" is found in a very nice patio, and the food is typically Cuban.

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Sonoma, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I have had many meals here over the years for my work. It's a great place to bring a group, and they always seem to love it. The staff there goes over and above the call of duty, to insure that every guest has a great experience! This might be the place to have a steak, while eating in Havana.... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

we had our last dinner in cuba as a group of friends. it was delicious. i had been to this place in 2009 too. I had the same good taste and nice feeling once more. they also offered free birthday cake for one of our friends. orchestra played nice songs. I loved it.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

In plaza san fransisco is this beautifully decorated restaurant. though fairly prices' the service is 5 stars and so is the food. great beef tenderloin and dont skip the crepe suzzete to top your dinner.what a contrast to the street of the city!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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241 reviews 241 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Mar 18 After our guide pointed to Cafe del Oriente was where we would have lunch, our attention was focused on this place as we toured Old Havana. Well-located in "ground zero," we were treated to a 3-course lunch upstairs, consisting of a starter of smoked salmon, filet of beef (from Canada) and potatoes, and ice cream cake. It ended... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We were recommended to this restaurant by our transfer company and had dinner prior to going to the Tropicana. It is a very "up market" restaurant, beautifully laid tables, attentive staff and divine food (which is extremely hard to find anywhere else in Cuba) I asked for a main course of one of their starters which was no problem for... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We had pork with honey, lamb with rosemary, hamburger, tuna sandwich, tuna steak, shrimp and lobster salad, octopus salad...(we ate here 3-4 times) and everything was great! And we had the best Mojitos there! Even the service was fast!! Prices are higher than the other restaurants we went to but everything was great and worth the price!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stopped in here several times for a cocktail. Good service and not expensive. Its great to sit outside with a mojito, to cool off and watch the world go by.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This was part of our guided tour of Havana and therefore we were on the fixed menu. Starter, choice of 3 main courses and a drink. The steak was excellent. Service excellent. Building gorgeous.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
221 reviews 221 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We were not recommended to go to this restaurants and visited a lot of other "privately owned" ones, which were supposed to be nicer. We disagree, only our own opinion of course. The service was absolutely perfect, a little too dynamic, but who would complain when we had been waiting for ever in some other restaurants for bad food. The... More

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