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Rio Mar

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3ra y Final # 11, La Puntilla | Miramar, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2094838
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
Description: Al entrar a este restaurante, el visitante es sorprendido por la elegancia,...
Al entrar a este restaurante, el visitante es sorprendido por la elegancia, buen gusto y las mas nuevas tendencias en la presentacion de los platos y el servicio. El primer atractivo del lugar, amen de la cocina, es el paisaje privilegiado con una vista unica de la desembocadura del Rio Almendares y el Torreon de la Chorrera. La decoracion, concepto y distribucion de los muebles y hasta el mismo ejercicio del arte culinario parecen puestos en funcion de lograr una experiencia exclusiva entre el rio y el mar.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great seafood restaurant

We stayed in a casa a few blocks away from this restaurant which was recommended to us by the casa owner. We decided to try it out on our last night as a more upper class dinner. We walked there at around 6.40pm, but right at the door the guard told us the restaurant is full until 9.30pm. We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
LoveTravel2507
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a casa a few blocks away from this restaurant which was recommended to us by the casa owner. We decided to try it out on our last night as a more upper class dinner. We walked there at around 6.40pm, but right at the door the guard told us the restaurant is full until 9.30pm. We were... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We read about this restaurant in the NY Times and were excited to try it. I'm so glad we did! We sat out on deck - where most of the seating is located and even though it was at night, it was still a beautiful setting. We had great mojitos, and both of us had a fish dish, provided by... More 

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Austin, Texas
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We sat on the outside deck with a view of the Malecon strip, but Rio Mar had to put down the vinyl screens because the wind was blowing cold. The food was excellent: appetizers, mains, and desserts! Riomar specializes in seafood and my grilled lobster was cooked perfectly and the lime cheesecake (?) was excellent. By the time we left,... More 

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Thank PB H
Brantford, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was excellent as was the service, and the ambiance. View was fantastic. The wine was reasonably priced for Cuba, and the sommelier very knowledgeable

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Thank Laorana2014
Berkeley, California
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our group from the U.S. ate here our final night in Cuba. Thanks to the mild temperature, we sat outdoors on the terrace, which was sheltered from the rain. Seafood is the specialty. I don't eat seafood, but do eat chicken, and the kitchen had no problem accommodating me by preparing a different entree. It was the perfect spot to... More 

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Cabo San Lucas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Almendares river . Good cuban food, small portions but very good. Excellent squash soup. Good reasonable wine.

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Ames, Iowa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a business lunch here, about 12 in our party. Service was excellent. We ordered a variety of dishes and shared bites all around. Everything tasted great, nothing bad among the lot.

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NJ
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was ok. The server didn't come to ask if we are ok unless we raise our hands to get attention. All of the tapases were good but the main courses were just ok. The grilled lobster was kind of chewy, tastes like chicken. The environment was good. We sat next to the water. nice view.

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Esch-sur-Alzette
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there on a saturday afternoon in January 2016. First of all, the place is very nice, a wonderfull terrace with view on the Rio Almendares at its juncture to the ocean. An you have to know how to find the restaurant as it is placed in an not very much frequented area. The plates were manly, as its... More 

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Havana, Cuba
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favourites restaurants in Havana as you always get a great service and the food is very fresh. Best paella in town on lunch time. Love the special starters they make and the owner, Maria Helena is a star, a proper lady!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3ra y Final # 11, La Puntilla | Miramar, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 2094838

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 28
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Mediterranean, Cuban, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene

Description

Al entrar a este restaurante, el visitante es sorprendido por la elegancia, buen gusto y las mas nuevas tendencias en la presentacion de los platos y el servicio. El primer atractivo del lugar, amen de la cocina, es el paisaje privilegiado con una vista unica de la desembocadura del Rio Almendares y el Torreon de la Chorrera. La decoracion, concepto y distribucion de los muebles y hasta el mismo ejercicio del arte culinario parecen puestos en funcion de lograr una experiencia exclusiva entre el rio y el mar.

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