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La Bodeguita del Medio

Empedrado No. 207 e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
(537) 867 1374
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Ranked #92 of 454 Restaurants in Havana
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Cuban
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Omaha, Nebraska
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

This is one of the iconic places in Havana that you almost have to visit. It is reportedly the place that Hemingway liked to drink mojitos. There is interesting graffiti everywhere and lots of pictures of local celebrities. The food was okay and the drinks pretty expensive. My suggestion would be to stop for just a drink and a picture... More

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Havana, Cuba
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Definitely a great Bar pick by Hemingway a while ago, Bodeguita is top bar for friendly gathering and also smoking a good havano.

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Huelva, Spain
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

When Hemingway sipped his mojitos here, this place was probably a local jewel with a real Cuban atmosphere... Nowadays it is just a tourist trap trap selling mojitos at the extortionate rate of 5 CUC ( normally it is 3 CUC in most bars and venues like Casa de la Musica or Casa de la Trova...) But for his literary... More

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Years ago I felt this was the place to sip Mojito's in Cuba, not any more at 5 CUC EACH, the quality is bad, and assembly worse. Almost as bad, the new rich Cubans have taken over the place and for them it's "Be Seen" there, this means they fill the bar, forcing you to the cheap seats in waaaaaay... More

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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It's a tourist trap, there are far better places to enjoy a mojito, and cheaper! but you have to go to take a picture in this iconic restaurant...the food was very greasy, and i'm from Mexico!!! the cigar cost alomost as triple than other places....good place for a photo op and that's it...

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

at 5 CUC great Mojito and good music. not a place to buy cigares twice the price of the cigare shop such as the one close to the Floridita.. place for tourists, take your photo and enjoy few drink and give a small tocken of appreciation to musician...

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Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

you will see it, it's a picturesque place, made as its own way. Anyway, the food is good, probably one of the best we had in La Habana,

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Sheffield
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

What a dreadful tourist trap. The WORST Mojito I've ever had let alone on Cuba, its a tiny little cage for laughing at tourists who spend a fortune on rubbish and then get processed out for the nest lot. Give it a swerve unless you are desperate to say you've done it. But seriously, it's not worth it.

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Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I think it is a 'must' to go here but as many say, have a mojito (or three) and move on. There was a sense of loads of tourists clambering in to grab a mojito to say they've 'done it' (I even watched a large group come in, order one mojito, share it, then leave) but each to their own.... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stopped by because it is a "must see" place but the Mojitos were pretty average and even if the place has a lot of history it was just full of tourists. Nothing special...have a Mojito and move on...

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Additional Information about La Bodeguita del Medio

Address: Empedrado No. 207 e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: (537) 867 1374
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana
Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
Cuisine: Cuban

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