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Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    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
Most recent review
Good food.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Dajoma
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
265 reviews 265 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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137 reviews 137 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Boca Raton, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

One of my most favorite restaurants to take friends, too. I have taken Americans and friends and family that live in Cuba and they love it. The pizza is really good and so are the Cappucinos. In addition, I had Lobster on the last occasion and it was excellent. Their Salads are big and masterpieces. They are so, so good.... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A nice change from standard Cuban fare, we discovered this on our brief trip to old Havana. Very pleasant to sit outdoors, soak up the street ambiance and enjoy the live band. Portions were very generous.

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London
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151 reviews 151 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went to La Dominica after reading some good reviews on its pizza. It was very disappointing. The cheese had a tangy taste and my ceasar salad was so drenched in dressing that the lettuce was soggy. This was a total waste of one nights dinner. Would not recommend.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is quite a nice place that serves Italian style food, which may be a welcome variation from the traditional Cuban cuisine. At reasonable prices and in impressive quantities. I have dined there several times. For instance, try the starter with different kind of ham, sausage and cheese, and wait ordering a main course. If you are not really starving,... More 

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

we searched for a good and cheap restaurant in old havana. The food was good relative to other restaurants in cuba. in the evening was a small cuban music band it was very nice!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Christmas Eve had a special menu, which combined fresh fish with veggies in a very tasty sauce, and of course had starter and dessert, all of good quality. The staff, especially Janet, was very professional and looked after us in an friendly, honest and discreet way. This made for a very welcome contrast with the smooth-talkers in other places, where... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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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