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Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
537-860-2918
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: One of the best restaurants in Havana. It's not listed in TripAdvisor...
One of the best restaurants in Havana. It's not listed in TripAdvisor. I'd be glad to write a review.
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  • 26
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A fine change of pace

We needed a change from the usual Cuban fare and came here for dinner. We sat outside, ordered a Chilean wine, shrimps in olive oil and a thin crust pizza with asparagus and artichokes. It was a good Italian meal considering where we were, the service was friendly, and except for the lost cat who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Bellevue, Washington
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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We needed a change from the usual Cuban fare and came here for dinner. We sat outside, ordered a Chilean wine, shrimps in olive oil and a thin crust pizza with asparagus and artichokes. It was a good Italian meal considering where we were, the service was friendly, and except for the lost cat who settled near our table, it... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We didn't find the service as bad as the other reviewers have said but the food here really isn't better than average and the pizzas are not very Italian. There are so many better places to eat. The band was great and you can sit outside it you want which seemed very pleasant

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Italian restaurant, quite large. We sat outside, service is good if not quite as friendly as elsewhere. Really good live band performs here. Very reasonably priced and makes a change from the offerings of some of the other restaurants. I had calzone and my wife had a pizza that she couldn't finish - so we had a slice each for... More 

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Droxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We ate lunch here on two occasions whilst sightseeing in Old Havana. We sat outside and enjoyed people watching as locals and tourists passed by. Although mainly catering to tourists, we were impressed by the general quality of the food and the generous portions. The staff were friendly and efficient. We did not make a reservation but we ate quite... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was craving some pizza or pasta and had dinner here one night. Service was great and food was good. Pizza was a thin crust, a little too thin and crunchy, but it satisfied my craving. The grapefruit daquiri (Papa Hemingway, is what I think it was called) was very good, I had a few of them! Nice to sit... More 

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Luton, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Recommended in Lonely Planet but it's a government-run place with below-average food, including pizza toppings out of a tin.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stopped there for lunch. We has shrimps, prawns and chicken as a main course. It was a 3 course set menu and the food was great. The service was prompt. They were very busy and also had outside seating. The usual band was also playing during the meal. This restaurant was a good choice and well worth the visit.

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israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were there on valentine's day and the only menu available was a very expensive fixed menu. or that's what they said. the food was terrible. like an hotel in the 1950. nothing was really nice, some was really not edible. worst was to discover that some locals next table were served different food, so the fixed menu story was... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Stopped here at this Old Havana restaurant for a pizza and salad. Both were excellent. Cuban music always good. Staff friendly and very good service. We liked it so much we went back two evenings later for another pizza.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

this restaurant located in old Habana good food outstanding music with the super saxafonist.You forget for a while about the embargo and what the Cuban people's suffering Seafood very good amazing minestrone soup

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Address: Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 537-860-2918
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 537-860-2918

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

One of the best restaurants in Havana. It's not listed in TripAdvisor. I'd be glad to write a review.

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