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La Cocina de Lilliam Restaurant

Calle 48 No. 1311 | Entre 13 y 15. Miramar, Playa., Havana, Cuba
53 7 209-6514
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Ranked #49 of 453 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My family and I went twice while we were on holidays. They server the best lobster tail and lamb in town. Seriously this is the best restaurant in Havana. The service is excellent. We know now where to eat when we go back.

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

I have been visiting Cocina de Lillian's for near 4 years. The atmosphere is beautiful, clean with eclectic antiques. The food is a consistent. Always fabulous. Generous portions. The quality of food is exceptional. A must for Cuba!!! You won't regret it!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I’ve been coming back to this restaurant for the last 13 years and have to say they have not lost their excellency whatsoever, which I find remarkable especially considering the great difficulties having a private business implies in Cuba. The quality of the food is remarkably tasty, fresh, beautifully presented. The place is a joy to be in; dining tables... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The food is excellent and the place is unique; a house of the 50's remodeled with great taste in wood surrounded small and beatiful gardens. The only thing that was not that great was the attention, a little cold for site.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Superb and original food served in a garden setting to the gentle strains of popular piano music. Some way out of the old town you need a taxi to get there, needs a driver who knows the town and paladares well.

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Novato, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Second best by only a nose to Cafe Laurent. Wonderful atmosphere outside of downtown at a beautiful home with a garden. Dining in the garden in the evening air was refreshing. Food was fabulous and service was wonderful. Highly recommend the lamb.

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turkey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Everything from the food to the service to the ambiance Brilliant, had my best Lobster here. Prices are maybe a little bıt more than Paladors in Town, but well worth it.

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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The paladar scene in Havana is burgeoning since the government has decided to allow private enterprise in the restaurant trade. Family homes are renovated to incorporate a restaurant. Cocina de Lilliam is situated in a beautiful old house with a fabulous garden retreat complete with a fish pond and Zen atmosphere. The menu is varied including lobster, shrimp, snapper baked... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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235 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Absolutely beautiful place for al fresco dining in the exclusive Miramar neighbourhood of Havana (a 15 CUC cab ride from Havana Vieja). Wonderful garden atmosphere. Everything our party of four sampled was just excellent. Some recommendations include their various cream soups, Ropa Vieja, octopus with black (ink) rice (just fabulous!), lobster. We all felt this was by far the best... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

having just returned from Havana I had to share this wonderful Paladar. Lilliam is only the chef/owner of such a restaurant (and the oldest paladar) in Havana. walking into the beautiful garden I knew I was in for a treat. we were a group of 24 at 3 tables. the food was served family style except for the appetizers and... More

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