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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 #89 of 456 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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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

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
46 helpful votes 46 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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7 reviews 7 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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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were taken here as part of an evening trip, this is a restaurant frequented by Ernest Hemingway, maybe its the sort of place you would pass by - but don't - the entrance is narrow and not too inviting but once inside it opens out into the restaurant. We had a typical Cuban meal, well presented and plenty of... More

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Montreal, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Order a mojito in one of Hemingway's famous hang-outs. The drinks are pricey compared to other places but I don't blame them raking it in & living off it's history. It is worth it.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We popped in for a drink for 15-20 minutes to cool from the sun & of course a mojito was the only thing we were ever going to order in one of Hemingway's famous hang-outs. Memorabilia throughout, free toilets & a half decent drink to cool off. You can also eat in the back of the bar but we were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

If Hemingway came back to life he would take back what he said about La Bodeguita! They're very watery, don't have any angostura.

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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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