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One of The Two Hippest Shops in la Habana -- a Must Visit!!

Piscolabis is a shop I always stop at in la Habana. I've bought presents for many family members... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
jazzafcionado
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A real find

I wanted to get some mementos from Cuba - not cigars or rum. This gem of a store sells Cuban made... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
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Discover this new space, just a few meters from the Cathedral of Havana, in a unique converging Bazaar and a small cafe.A different environment in which we provide you with decorative items, original gifts, costume jewelry, accessories and apparel...more
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Calle San Ignacio #75, Havana 10600, Cuba
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

Piscolabis is a shop I always stop at in la Habana. I've bought presents for many family members and friends, and several beautiful "ribboned" guayaberas, I believe everything in the shop is hand-made in Cuba, and I can virtually guarantee it's the most interesting place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Vky B, Manager at Piscolabis, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018
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Muchas gracias por su comentario. Eso nos estimula a continuar creando. Ojalá repita su visita.

Reviewed September 22, 2018

I wanted to get some mementos from Cuba - not cigars or rum. This gem of a store sells Cuban made art and ceramics and various gift items. My husband and I were walking and had some trouble finding the store. When we got there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynn O
Vky B, Manager at Piscolabis, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank for your very kind commentary. It was a great pleasure to having you un our shop.

Reviewed January 26, 2018

This place is so beautifully curated. And, sometimes, you get to meet the artists whose work is displayed. This was our case when we visited in November 2017. I wish I could have shipped so much of this stuff home with me. This is definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Vky B, Owner at Piscolabis, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thanks.....we hope you'll visit us soon again

Reviewed December 6, 2017

This small artists' cooperative packs a big punch and is THE place to go when you've bought your fill of typical tourist gifts. The handcrafted pottery, art objects, pillows, stationery and you name it are far closer to what you'd find in NY at MoMA...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Lovely items, many made from recycled items. Reasonably priced and better quality than the mass-produced goods at the big market.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Vky B, Owner at Piscolabis, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Thanks!!!!

Reviewed September 18, 2017

There are crafts and then there are exquisite, lovingly made treasures, which are what PiscoLabis offers. The ceramic plates were incredibly lovely, ranging in price from $8 to $22, depending upon the glaze and the amount of gilt used. I am sorry I didn't buy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Vky B, Owner at Piscolabis, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018
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Muchas gracias por tan gentil comentario. Estimula mucho esos elogios.

Reviewed April 21, 2017

I may be spoiled, but market shopping isn't my thing. I read about Piscolabis before I went and made the effort to locate it. It wasn't too far from the main tourist street of Obispo. I was so happy to see beautiful hand crafted items...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

There are now a growing number of interesting shops and gallerias in Obispo St,then you have Clandestina and this one,the queen among all of them.i even told the owner that I deserved a discount or commission(but never got it ha ha ha) Bags,necklaces,lamps,cushions,paintings,figurines,jewelry,all that is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

I like to shop for local crafts and art where ever I travel, and for me, this was by far the best place to shop in Havana. I bought a lovely wooden bowl, but there were several other items here that temped me, too. I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

This was a nice place to stop for coffee, light breaky while walking Havana Vieja. It was nice to find local artists and artisans work in the shop.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Vky B, Owner at Piscolabis, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you

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