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La Roca

#101 of 489 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Cuban
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Calle 21 esq. a M, Havana, Cuba
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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great night out

Classy inside, piano player and magician for entertainment, large portions of flavorful food. I recommend the enchilado de camarones. Walking distance to hotels in Vedado.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Meredith L
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Classy inside, piano player and magician for entertainment, large portions of flavorful food. I recommend the enchilado de camarones. Walking distance to hotels in Vedado.

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Mason
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Title says it all. They served our large group family style from some of their specialties and they all were terrific. The staff was very attentive and friendly. Was very pleasantly surprised by the low bill at end of this fine meal.

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Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

You can eat a full lunch for only 4 CUCs, including a drink, water, soda or beer, and ice cream. Best deal in Vedado.

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Chile
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I had dinner one night here, the lobster was pretty good, portions are big enough. There different alternatives, you could have a great meal for 5 cuc. There's a band playing later in the night, so it is absolutely worth it.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place was highly regarded which is why I bothered going. It in fact is the worst place I ate in the city. Believe me when I say that this place is awful. I am comfortable eating at local spots, and had many fine snacks and meals in Havana that were not from trendy upscale places, but this place was... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A local recommended this to us. Located in Vedado. Large restaurant, larger plates of food. Bring an appetite or a friend to share a plate. Good food, good prices. Most of the customers appeared to be locals and not tourists.

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Bielefeld, Germany
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211 reviews 211 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have been 3 times to La Roca. The first to times they told us, that the dinner for to means, that the price in the menu is for both. On the third evening they told us...no this is just the price for one! Be careful!!!! They have good food and cocktails for a good price. I would recomend the... More 

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Hamar, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Not haute cuisine, but solid Cuban fare, competitively priced. And very good mojitos for 2 CUC! We came back a second night just for drinks in the bar and enjoyed the non-touristy atmosphere there.

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Varadero, Cuba
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The gastronomic experience is the following: breaded meat with LOTS of oil and bland taste. They don't offer any fresh juice nor anything other than the canned drinks. Price is affordable but even too high for the quality of the food. The AC is on constantly providing a 16 Celsius all the time. No toilet paper...

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great restaurant for excellent value. Massive sandwiches and burgers for 2-3 CUC and set meals including 1 drink and dessert for less than 5 CUC. We stayed in a hotel close by for 1 night and went to La Roca 3 times. :)

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Calle 21 esq. a M, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

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