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Paladar Dona Carmela

Near La Cabana's fort | Parque Histórico Militar Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
863 6048
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“pork” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban
$$ - $$$
Near La Cabana's fort | Parque Histórico Militar Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son and I had lunch here at the recommendation of a local guide and it was excellent. We really enjoyed our food and the entire dining experience. I had the octopus which I really enjoyed, my son had a fried fish of some...More

Thank smerdlapgraslbinder
Reviewed June 6, 2018

We were brought here cold and wet during a classic car tour in down pouring rain. Of course the car didn't have windows so we got soaked. We went inside, sat down, looked at the menu and realized we didn't have enough money after looking...More

Thank tmccarter721
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This is located near the UNESCO site of El Morro and we were "directed" (actually walked) there by one of the "El Morro" employees. The setting is lovely, the outdoor area of a home in a beautiful neighborhood. The food was OK, and was beautifully...More

Thank marcia_marcia
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We had lunch here during our tour of Havana. The outdoor seating was awesome, as was the Cuban food, drinks and service. We were serenaded during lunch with some beautiful Cuban music. What an authentic experience!

Thank ellenmuckstadt
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Awesome customer service, great tasting food, perfect ambiance, live band when we were there. Beyonce and Jay-Z went there which we did not know! There's two large pictures of them at different places in the restaurant. Awesome drinks too.

Thank Bianca R
Reviewed April 18, 2018

As with others who have reviewed this place, we were brought there by our taxi driver. It seems the drivers get a commission or a free meal or both. The prices are inflated, the service can be in English but menu items are not fully...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Our guide recommended this place not becouse is good but he got also free food here. This we found out later. Food was a disaster. Shrimp coctail was frozen and with a bumb of mayonese on it. Rest of th food overprised and tipically to...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Wife and I were taken here during a day trip into Havana and what a pleasure it is to see the set up. Home feeling in a more suburb setting of Havana. Lots of food served with black beans, rice, peppers, potatoes ... just for...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Our driver had recommended the restaurant after we had visited the Cristo nearby, We arrived to the restaurant right before lunch service. We actually didn’t have a reservation but they still accommodate us and asked very nicely to eat quickly before the reservations do start...More

Thank Jiang L
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Better than restaurant at hotels or in Old Havana, at this "Paladar" you can have great Cuban food at very good price.

Thank David P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near La Cabana's fort | Parque Histórico Militar Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 863 6048
A pleasant house with a loveling garden where you can find typical cuban meals in a very cool atmosphere. The house is near to the "Fortaleza de la cabana" where you have a spectaculer vueu of La Habana
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