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Los Nardos

accross Capitolio | Frente Alcapitolio, Havana, Cuba
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (47 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
“chicken” (54 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
accross Capitolio | Frente Alcapitolio, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really nice restaurant- mix of locals and tourists - and it’s not hard to see why. The prices are very reasonable, the portions are generous and the food is tasty. There was also some great service and a guy playing the piano to boost the...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very popular with Cubans so there is always a queue. Get there early to avoid disappointment. The portions are massive for the price so it’s excellent value. There was live music from a pianist and flautist. The atmosphere was great - the...More

Thank MyFP22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there because this place has been recommanded to us. We have waited like 30 min to be seated... The waiter recommended the cheak peas so we ordered it together with the Plato del Pescador. It is enough for 2 people who eat normally...More

Thank Jade_Or14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice setting even though it was a bit too dark, had the Paella which was extremely fishy which says to me not fresh and the dish was also dry so overcooked; my friend had something else which he said was good, so a bit hit...More

Thank paulrh1406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended to us by locals, tour guides and all staff at hotels. My husband and I went with some people we had just met and were very excited for some delicious food. After waiting approximately 45 minutes to be seated, our...More

Thank coolcynic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant and read about it in The Lonely Planet for Cuban food. There is no name on the door and you climb up two flights into a virtually pitch black restaurant. We came early to avoid the queues that are always...More

Thank ScotlandSarah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I both loved this place so much we tried to return a second time but sadly there was a long queue the second time. Apparently this place is very popular with locals and it's easy to see why. The food is excellent...More

Thank Bedfordangel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Los nardos is in the second floor of a building containing 3 restaurants. At the entrance a very nice rustic appearance is achieved. Live piano music and dark lights make it a very nice place. Plates and very big in size and flavors are very...More

Thank zuania c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Generally the food here is very good, if you avoid the tourist traps! And when I say here I mean in this restaurant not in Cuba generally! The mixed Tapas starters were huge And really easily enough for two people. In fact you could probably...More

Thank PeterCinLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go in time, make a reservartion, or get ready to wait in line for a table! Just a little bit overrated, I've had better experiences in Cuba, but... The shrimps they serve are amazing!

Thank Linda D
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Roger S
January 10, 2017|
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Response from DBKuper | Reviewed this property |
While I like Los Nardos for what it is, I would not call it gastronomically 4stars. More like three stars. I would not save it as my "special meal" Yes the service is great but the food can be "iffy" For a little more $$ I... More
October 7, 2016|
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Response from tampabayray12345 | Reviewed this property |
I do not lthink it is a paladar. I has many employees and a paladar could not afford that. In addition, the menu suggest government owned.....have been eating there for many years. nothing has changed. except, they have... More
Wei Vivi W
September 20, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: accross Capitolio | Frente Alcapitolio, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
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