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Place is great to listen to salsa music and dance, but just make sure to get there late. Show doesn’t start as 11:00 as they said but 12:30 am!
Arrived into sea of jinoteros advising the club was not open yet. Ignored that and found the cafe bar which was small but interesting. I should have read the reviews as the band showed up late and had not played by 1230a, when I left. If you are a night owl, the auditorium is…
The live music started late, after 1230 AM. Cover charge of $15 pp is a lot for Cuba. No drinks are included in the charge. The waiter returned local 10 pesos (worth a few cents) instead of $10 for change to a friend of mine.
My disappointment could be due to the false advertising of the place by people I knew. I was under the impression it would be dancing all night but it was a lot of sitting around for hours waiting for a band to come on and when they did there was no room for people to dance as…
The Friday night I was there the adjacent bar opened at 11 but the doors didn’t open until midnight and the group didn’t start until 12:30. It was a mostly local Habanero crowd and while the band had quite a bit of energy, it didn’t get the crowd up and on their feet. The 30…