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Habanera

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Cuban
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29, G. Papandreou Str., Thessaloniki, Greece
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
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  • 11
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuban food in an unexpected place

An old house converted to a restaurant, a city institution since it's been around for many years, Caribbean food that is colorful and tasty ... good staff and lots of hip people.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
tauiota2
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Vancouver, Canada
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

An old house converted to a restaurant, a city institution since it's been around for many years, Caribbean food that is colorful and tasty ... good staff and lots of hip people.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Good food for people who are hungry! Biiig portions! Prices could be more reasonable but the quality and quantity makes up for it. And as always, perfectly executed cocktails.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Being in Habanera feels like been I Cuba and Caribbean..we love this restaurant and we had there our wedding's pre party..everyone was satisfied..

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Thessaloniki
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Unfortunately, what used to be a unique in its kind restaurant-bar with special dishes, has turned out to offer poor quality food. Nothing special, enormous plates of food with bad taste, badly prepared. I would not recommend it

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Thessaloniki
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I am a frequent visitor to Habanera when in the city. Main reason - the food is incredible good as is the wine. The waiters are more than firendly and since I have been there a few times they tell me what or what not to order. In a party of 8 when we order the waiter said "that is... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a pretty little restaurant in a charming old building and they serve very good cocktails. Unfortunately, the food does not live up to the atmosphere or the drinks. It is really very pleasant for a drink but I would not advise anyone to stay to dinner. You can do so much better elsewhere.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food, the drinks, the atmosphere were amazing you must visit. I would recommend it for sure, but it's not for everyday.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Kind of expensive and the service could be better, but the food, the drinks, the atmosphere were amazing!! I would recommend it for sure, but it's not for everyday.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Not Greek food is that place for me! If you want a break of the traditional Greek food you can go there to enjoy special dishes. I love their drinks as well. I hope they will provide a website in English

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

It used to be one of the greatest restaurants of its kind in Thessaloniki due to its unique atmosphere, cuisine and food quality. However, it seems to have deteriorated over the last two years! Hopefully, it will improve because the old Habanera was truly great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29, G. Papandreou Str., Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Central Macedonia  >  Thessaloniki Region  >  Thessaloniki

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

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