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Rio Mar

3ra y Final # 11, La Puntilla | Miramar, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 2094838
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Ranked #14 of 443 restaurants in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $28
Cuisines: Cuban, International
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Varadero, Cuba
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The place is located where the Almendares river enters the sea, nice terrace overlooking the water. Alejandro is an excellent sommelier, the place offers good vine selection. We had more visits and each visit the restaurant offers something special. Worth visiting.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I previously visited mid-December 2013 at night for dinner with a group of friends. The quality of the food and service was very good and on a par with that expected in Europe and USA. I was curious to see if this was a one-off because restaurants in Havana frequently have varying standards depending on which team of cooks/waiters are... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After spending three months on the island, I discovered that this restaurant was the only place where I felt at home. The food is outstanding, the attention level is great and you will fall in love with the terrace overlooking the sea. Best place in Havana.

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Have been here a couple of times with friends -- once at night, once during the day. Each time we sat on the balcony. One of the most comfortable, relaxing, picturesque views you will have at a restaurant in Havana. The food was consistently good each visit. Sea food is there specialty. A bit off the beaten path, but well... More

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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We went to dinner at Rio Mar recommended by a friend who had been there several times. When you look outside you would not say it's a restaurant, it seems an apartment building. Once you walk in and get to the restaurant and terrace overlooking the mouth of the Almendares River, wow! Lovely food, seafood casserole, fish ceviche .... but... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

On this place you can see de ocean. This place is wonderful, de food is amazing. Everything was very clean. Thanks

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Verona, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This rest which is in a posh area of L'Havana has an european look...you'll find candles along yr path...so charming..tables are in a small terrace overlooking L'Havana bay. Here I had my best lobster ...simply grilled but perfect and delicious. Good winelist! Careful service. I like this place even if the final bill (which won't affect an european wallet) is... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The setting is beautiful and the service we received was good. Just unfortunate that my husband's (expensive) seafood was over cooked and my seafood pasta tasted like a whole tub of salt was added. Flavour was good though, hopefully it was just a one-off

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Rome
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

It was my first time at Riomar , I had an excellent dinner with a great view of the Bay. Very good the appetizers, the ceviche and the fritura de malanga, and excellent the Shrimps as main course. You can also drink good wine, they have a good choice of wines from Spain, Italy and Chile. As normal is a... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

As this was highly ranked on Trip Advisor, I thought it prudent to book a table before I left the UK. A bit of difficulty getting myself understood but we got there. I used the concierge at our hotel to check that my booking had been made and they phoned them and confirmed. It worked really well. A 5 CUC... More

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