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La Imprenta

#124 of 482 Restaurants in Havana
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Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
864-9581
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This restaurant deserves a listing.
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Extravagant restaurant, very reasonable prices

First of all the prices were very reasonable and the food excellent along with the friendly staff. But to me the main attraction is the restaurant itself. Set inside a refurbished very old building where there is a courtyard above and you see the original stone archways and architecture. Tastefully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

First of all the prices were very reasonable and the food excellent along with the friendly staff. But to me the main attraction is the restaurant itself. Set inside a refurbished very old building where there is a courtyard above and you see the original stone archways and architecture. Tastefully decorated walls and furniture. Really nice. This kind of atmosphere... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ate lunch and dinner here and were impressed on both occasions. Found the staff helpful and keen to please. Found the food tasty and well presented. Would recommend the lobster when it is on the menu. Would be happy to go back

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Canterbury kent UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Most of the food is excellent - especially the lobster (beautifully cooked) for 15 cucs including the hors d'oevre... and the pearl of the Imprenta is the Manager, 'Perla'... what a wonderful, organised, warm and knowledgeable hostess!!

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Fowey, England, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This was just next door from our hotel , and we'd seen Simon's review on line. The setting of a re-built print works is very stunning and a good accompaniment. Food and service were a little less impressive - they forgot our salad and rice and beans were predominant

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Monterrey, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

being a designer, and loving letters... i loved la imprenta's ( print shop) image and decorations so it was a lovely place to be in, the chairs are shaped as letters, and some have phrases on their backs, they have an original letter press ... the food and service were just ok.

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Timboon, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch at this restaurant. It was situated in the old city close to attractions. Food very nicely presented & delicious. Drinks were well priced & cold.

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Wokingham, Berkshire
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Looked great from the outside so thought we would give it a go. Really wished we had just walked past. Wife ordered soup followed by chicken salad. Brought the salad first most of which she left as the chicken tasted bad! As some one who eats soup non stop even she said how can they mess up a vegetable soup... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We randomly nipped in here for a spot of quick lunch before our next transfer out of the city and found that we were pleasantly surprised. We had previously experienced mediocre food in the city and this place was a refreshing change. We had the lamb stew and the frutti di mare which we were both very pleased with as... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Went into this restaurant as escape from heat of the city. Food was OK, but nothing special. I had shrimps, my husband had fish. No aircon, but pleasant shady courtyard.

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Housed in an old printing works, it makes for a good ambience. The food ranges from excellent to ordinary - depending on your choices. I had the lamb stew, which was nice, but the salad was awful. Worth a look.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Mercaderes No. 208, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 864-9581

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

This restaurant deserves a listing.

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