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“It is an amazing place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Bodeguita del Medio

La Bodeguita del Medio
Empedrado No. 207 e/ Cuba y San Ignacio, Havana, Cuba
(537) 867 1374
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Ranked #117 of 497 Restaurants in Havana
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Cuban
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
St. Petersburg, Russia
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“It is an amazing place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Amazing bar! Superb mojitos! The food in the restaurant is nice. Overall atmosphere is unique! I have been to this place many times and am certainly coming back.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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melbourne
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“Touristy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Although we loved the atmosphere and history of the bar, the staff and clientele were dismissive and rude. Spend 30 minutes drinking a mojito and smoking a cigar and then leave and explore Verdado instead!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Absolute must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I know it's a tourist trap, but it's still a must see. Some great history, an amazing vibe and some great mojitos - probably the best we had in Cuba!

Visited January 2013
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Radovljica, Slovenia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“A must in old Havana”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Allthough the prices of famous Hemingway`s "mojito" (and other products and gifts) was waaay overpriced...the atmosphere and live music and feeling is really a MUST.

We really enjoyed there...just go with a flow :) Like it!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Toursit trap - Avoid”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

As with the Floridita, this is another Hemmingway tourist trap with overpriced drinks and mean measures....DONT BOTHER, Havana Vieja has a lot more to offer than this...search around and you'll be much happier.

Visited September 2012
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