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7ma Avenue, Esq 26 | Miramar, Playa, Havana, Cuba
537 206 9644
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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
Most recent review
Christmas will soon be here, possibly before lunch?

Look, this place will never get a Michelin Star, but the food served (lunch on a Bales/Virgin Taste of Cuba Tour) was perfectly acceptable, albeit the lunch took an age to serve. CE is situated five miles east of down to Havana. An old house with small dining areas, the bean starter was tasty. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
MStJB
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Camberley, United Kingdom
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248 reviews 248 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Look, this place will never get a Michelin Star, but the food served (lunch on a Bales/Virgin Taste of Cuba Tour) was perfectly acceptable, albeit the lunch took an age to serve. CE is situated five miles east of down to Havana. An old house with small dining areas, the bean starter was tasty. The main of pork, beef and... More 

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florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

but this place felt like hawaii due to the thatching and open roof. For some reason it just didn't feel like cuba..... just couldn't figure it out. I felt rushed, and there was nothing extraordinary.

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Savannah, Georgia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a pleasant restaurant located in a refurbished old home that offers both good service and good food. There are stained glass windows representing the various regions of the country. The furniture is as one thinks similar to their Spanish heritage. The food is served family style and offered in a slightly different manner than other restaurants in Havana.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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315 reviews 315 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Mar 21 Arriving back in Havana, we checked in to the Melia Cohiba in the Velado district. It is the best hotel yet. Just 10" away by car is the imposing Casa Espanola. Seeing the castle-like mansion made me believe the food must be commissurate. Inside, the medieval motif continues with a full-size suit of armor, ornate dark woodwork and... More 

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Craig, Colorado, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Restaurant in an old mansion is a reminder of the grander times of Cuba. Wonderful wood work throughout and the food was amazing. Who would expect lamb done to perfection in Cuba?

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Northern California, today
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This is a once-splendid fantasy home designed with Spanish baronial splendor, so the restaurant includes the lovely garden and a number of rooms furnished with pseudo-antique furnishings - the main room has stained glass windows. Service is attentive, food is well prepared - one of the few places for good lamb, as well as fish and other dishes. We enjoyed... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Yes, the ambiance of dining in old house made for a wonderful evening for our little group of 31. If there was a downside to the evening, it wasn't the food. It was the ill lit exterior staircase that led several people to use iPhone flashlights and to call out the presence of steps and the high threshold at the... More 

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calgary
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We had our wedding cerimony in the garden of this restaurant then went inside for food and champagne. It was magnificent! The food was delicous, well priced and service was great. Our wedding Planner, Marium, from Aire de Fiesta was wonderful and so helpful in setting everything up for us. She arranged the flowers and decorations (which were beautiful) as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The building is a great place for a drink and some warm bread and olives. The main meal was not great at all and I think the shrimp was off. Avoid the chicken in garlic butter and shrimp in garlic butter. Go for a beer and some olives and see the beautiful inside of the building.

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New Marshfield, OH
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

State owned restaurant in Moorish style "castle". We were with a large group and dinner was served family style with platter of appetizers and lamb and chicken as the main course choices. Food was well prepared, service was excellent and ambience hard to beat.

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  • Address: 7ma Avenue, Esq 26 | Miramar, Playa, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 537 206 9644

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