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Cafe Laurent

Calle M # 257. entre 19 y 21 (Penthouse) | Vedado, Havana 10400, Cuba
(537) 8312090
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Ranked #30 of 471 Restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Fusion
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
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.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

For all the 'don't expect too much from Cuban food' I read before going, I find it fairly unfounded. In particular in a place like this. My girlfriend and I enjoyed one of the best steaks we have had, whilst here. It had come as a recommendation from the hotel we were staying at, as we needed somewhere close to... More 

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florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Mix up in our reservation was resolved by our host and a table was found for us on a very busy night. Food was delicious and the service was very warm and prompt. A delightful evening!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We spent 10 days in Cuba including 3 days in the countryside and this was by far and away one of the best meals we had in Havana. A short walk from the Hotel Nacional and the Malecon, this restaurant sits atop an apartment building with really nice views of the city and ocean from a beautiful covered terrace. The... More 

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Letchworth G.C. - UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went because it was recommended in our Rough Guide to Cuba and because it was only one block away from our hotel. We asked the receptionist to book us a table in the terrace as we knew was going to be busy. It is a small place (in an apartment). You get showed in a lift and the service... More 

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australia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This restaurant on the 5th floor of an old apartment block is truly fantastic. Liftperson who takes you to the fith floor. The bar is great, the service is fantastic and the food spectacular by any standards. We both had fish dishes and perhaps the best I hhave ever had. the waiters are smartly dressed. You must book and I... More 

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Princeton, Canada
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69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a sort of ‘upscale’ palador near Hotel Nacional. It's located on the top floor of a building, and you have to get there via a rather claustrophic elevator ride------but once the doors open, you get this bright place with a beautiful view! I Had garlic shrimp—the garlic sauce was wonderful. Shrimps were variable. Also mixed grilled vegetables which... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Beautiful terrace and outstanding food! This restaurant matches any found in Toronto for food quality, service and great value, too! Highly recommend! Sorry we didn't return a second time...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Top class meal, not just by 'cuban standards' but by any. We loved the setting on a beautiful terrace and the attentive service. Minor criticism is that the chairs are somewhat on the small side, but a lovely experience all in all.

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Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went here on our tour and it was like a little piece of heaven in Havana. The portion sizes were large but elegant. The food was delicious and staff were friendly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were taken here by our guide for lunch and would never have found it otherwise as it is located upstairs in an apartment block outside the main tourist area of the old town. I highly recommend it for the excellent food - best we had in Havana by far. The view is fabulous and the atmosphere tranquil. Every dish... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Laurent

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

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