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Bar Monserrate

) #171 of 760 Restaurants in Havana $$ - $$$ , Cuban, Caribbean
Monserrate No. 401 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8609761
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible14%
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“ropa vieja” (2 reviews)
“live music” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Cuban, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
Monserrate No. 401 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed March 9, 2016

Hector is a wonderful waiter, the music is top notch. The food is standard Cuban fare - not exciting, but good enough. This is a very atmospheric open-air bar in old Havana. There are tourists and locals.More

1  Thank T W
DianaCalvo, Director Comercial at Bar Monserrate, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016
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Estimado cliente. Gracias por sus comentarios, transmitidos a Héctor y el personal del Bar Monserrate. Será un placer recibirle en...More

Reviewed January 25, 2016

As we walked away from the plaza, we followed the live Cuban music and decided to take a break from sight seeing and enjoy the music. This is a nice place to enjoy a cooling mojito and great bands. We didn't order food, just drinks...More

Thank Maria1917
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Stopped in here for a few cold beers on a hot day in Havana (is there any other kind of day?) It's a nice place, with reasonable service, and good food. Prices are a little high for Havana, and *very* high for Cuba in general....More

Thank Smouch
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Good service and a nice place if you want to listen to good bands. The food is ok and the drinks are great. Bands were playing every night. A place for both locals and turists.

Thank tbo73
Reviewed November 19, 2015

In Havana ... an exciting and challenging city... we came across Bar Monserrate (just near the famous Floridita Bar) on Monserrate Street ... which was such a lovely oasis. The Head Waiter was a sweetie; friendly, humorous, and efficient. We ate well in comfort, listened...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed November 18, 2015

This Bar is magnificent. Excellent and fresh food. The bar tenders are very professional. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Live Music is excellent. We had a great time with family and friends. The bartender Ramon is the best of the Old Havana preparing Cuban and International Cocktails. Whit him...More

Thank alexandros165
Reviewed November 12, 2015

We visited here twice whilst in Havana. Once in the afternoon and once in the evening. The band playing here were great, getting people up dancing and really involving the whole place. The Cristal beer was served ice cold and in pint glasses! Just the...More

Thank B_JDerbysire
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

My wife and friends and family from Ireland always make this a port of call on our visits to havana to catch up with the nice kitchen and barstaff and will be back, to be well looked after

Thank Shanksponytours
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Like a lot of people are saying here this bar will rip you off. 6 pina coladas which were advertised on chalk board as 4 cuc each, 24 total were charged to us at 33 cuc. English speaking waiter all of a sudden barely spoke...More

4  Thank Mark W
Reviewed November 4, 2015

What a gem of a find. The band was full of soul and the beautiful lady singer sang from her heart right to you personally, we felt. The huge Cuban boxing champion as door man was such a beautiful specimen of a man that I...More

Thank WellHappy59
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monserrate No. 401 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8609761
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