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La Roca

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Calle 21 esq. a M, Havana, Cuba
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12:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 7
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  • 12
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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
Reliable and solid standard Cuban food

Standard Cuban fare, but at a fairly high quality. Old world style and many Cuban families on Sundays. Good airconditioning for hot days.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Standard Cuban fare, but at a fairly high quality. Old world style and many Cuban families on Sundays. Good airconditioning for hot days.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I guess for some the high power AC is an attraction, but for me it was a bit too much. That said; this is a good place to eat and the food is very good. Like most places in Cuba, the staff could use some real management and training. They were better than most other places I've visited in Havana... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

very good option for budget conscious travellers, a nice place to have a decent meal and a good time with friends

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This place is a Cuban standard of great tasty food. Cuban families come here for special occasions like birthdays and other important dates. The prices are really good and the food is very tasty and reliable. The drinks are good but strong. The stained glass windows are fun and there is often live music/piano. Paella is a dish to be... More 

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Le Fleix, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This restaurant, on the junction of calle 21 and calle K in Havana , looks very good indeed. There are silk covers and pink bows on the chairs, plush curtains and the menu is well printed, featuring quite an array of dishes, including lobster. As it was lunchtime, my wife and I did not want a lot of food. She... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Having been at our hotel for a few hours after a nine hour flight we were keen to sample a local restaurant. We stumbled upon La Roca. Our Spanish is minimal but we recognised a few words on the menu and decided to try it. We were seated right at the back of the restaurant under the air con which... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The restaurant is just a three block walk from the Hotel Nacional. It was recommended by our Friendly Planet representative and six of us went for dinner. We were told the food was excellent and plentiful and that Cubans frequent the restaurant. We were not disappointed. The food was very good. In fact, we had so much food we could... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Loved the sixties style decor and the pianist (with his wife sitting quietly next to him). Food was great and for a restaurant with a comparatively upmarket feel, very reasonable prices. (Extremely cheap of course by British standards). Great fish, particularly wonderful malanga frita and the most vast plateful. We had to take some home. The ice cream is also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

La Roca is an uncomplicated restaurant with honest and cheap food, as the many locals regularly eating there can certainly corroborate. It looks like a club from the outside, while the inside is a bit dim and with a very quaint decor. Service is attentive and although none of the waiters we got spoke english they do make an effort... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

we were at the hotel nacional and LA roca is just 5 mins from the hotel. At first even though I had read reviews I thought it was a night club, stick with it is a restaurant. Used by locals and tourists alike, gargantuan portions and cheap, 3 adults with drinks equivalent of £32! Yes 32. We ate here twice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 2:00 am

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