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Cafe Laurent

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Calle M # 257. entre 19 y 21 (Penthouse) | Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
(537) 8312090
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Brand new restaurant , opened in February 2011. We were one of it's first...
Brand new restaurant , opened in February 2011. We were one of it's first customers. A 'Palador 'style restaurant located in a penthouse apartment of an of classic 1950's building; with magnificent views over the city and of the ocean. interior decor is modern1950's cool, creative, and artfully appointed. the food was excellent!!! One could could compare easily to a fine restaurant in Paris, NY or London. staff are young and attentive and gave great service.
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  • 37
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  • 19
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best paladar in Havana

Catch the lift in this unassuming building to the best restaurant in Havana. The food was so good that we went there twice (for lunch and for dinner). The service is excellent, the setting chic and if you're planning to go to La Zorra Y El Cuervo Jazz Club afterwards, the locations couldn't be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Catch the lift in this unassuming building to the best restaurant in Havana. The food was so good that we went there twice (for lunch and for dinner). The service is excellent, the setting chic and if you're planning to go to La Zorra Y El Cuervo Jazz Club afterwards, the locations couldn't be better. It was a great find!

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Clearwater, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was recommended by our tour guide. It was a bit hard to find coming from the Hotel Nacional (actually very close) and we had to return for better directions. Nice views. Good, friendly service. Food was very good. My husband said some of the best beef he had while in Cuba. As I remember, all items were priced al... More 

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Oslo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The menu has a strong European influence, leaning towards Spanish, with dishes that should be impossible in Cuba due to ingredients like serrano ham, tuna carpaccio, sauces with a variety of herbs etc.Service is very professional and quality of food excellent. Views are fantastic and to have a drink on the barstools facing the open window towards Vedado/Malecon before dinner... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The view and the food here is breathtaking. You sit with a sea view and a gentle breeze - a godsend with the heat and humidity in Havana. Kick off with a mojito - they are really good here. The service is fast and efficient... oh and as always in Cuba - very polite! As I have said in other... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

By far, the best private restaurant in Havana in every way. The decor is just lovely and the food is the absolute best we found. The servers are delightful. The food wasn't just good, it was mostly outstanding. We visited the kitchen and it was spotless and the two chefs are culinary school grads.

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

An upscale restaurant with a fabulous view of the city and delicious food. White linen table cloths and excellent service

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

From all the places we tried in la Habana this one was the most delicious. Good relation quality-Price. Perfect service, the location is great: the penthouse of a 5-floors building in Vedado. We had dinner at the terrace.amazing view. The food is carefully prepared, the portions are correct (not to big). We recommend it to everybody.

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Beautiful during the day, with white linen, views and wonderful food. I don't like fish, but I liked theirs. Beware - Tripadvisor location wrong! It's between Hotel Nacional and Parc Coppelia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Really great place, fantastic food, great food, cool design. Great view to the city and very good service. The best restaurant we ever had in cuba.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

One of the best meals we had in Cuba with Dona Eutimia!! It has a big variety for a very good price! The Gazpacho was amazing and Im spanish :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle M # 257. entre 19 y 21 (Penthouse) | Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: (537) 8312090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Brand new restaurant , opened in February 2011. We were one of it's first customers. A 'Palador 'style restaurant located in a penthouse apartment of an of classic 1950's building; with magnificent views over the city and of the ocean. interior decor is modern1950's cool, creative, and artfully appointed. the food was excellent!!! One could could compare easily to a fine restaurant in Paris, NY or London. staff are young and attentive and gave great service.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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