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La Cocina de Lilliam Restaurant

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Calle 48 No. 1311 | Entre 13 y 15. Miramar, Playa., Havana, Cuba
53 7 209-6514
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Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Both international and Cuban food are excellent. The lobster in white sauce is outstanding. Grilled fish fillet is decorated with a live small fish. Prices seem high, but the taste worth it. Negative aspect is no A/C

Thank Juan Angel H
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This was recommended to us and took a little while to find but it was worth it. Food was excellent and varied but we had the seafood. Lovely garden setting with statues and fountains with lots of greenery about. Apparently Jimmy Carter visited here on his visit to Cuba. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jackie M
Miami Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to me by friends and by Bon Appetit magazine. I think it has a long history of being well regarded and now rests on this reputation but does not maintain quality. The bread was indeed excellent and the ambiance was enjoyable. My lamb was about as good as international business class airline food. My boyfriend found... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This is the third time we go to this paladar. It has been our favorite for many years. Not recommended if it is raining strongly. Reservations are needed.

Thank Jorge D
Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

outstanding food.. and staff was very accommodating. We fell in love with this restaurant from the moment we arrived.. garden of landscaping surrounding the house with a coy pond..

Thank craig m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This paladar had been recommended by a couple of friends. It is very hard to find and our taxi had to ask a few folks. We had a reservation so our table was waiting. Our waiter took his time in taking our drinks order and once they were placed seemed to be too busy to take our order. Finally my... More 

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Enjoy exquisite food in a beautiful garden setting. The Paella is some of the best I've ever eaten. Attentive and professional service (a rarity in Havana), great food and atmosphere all add up to a great evening!

Thank judis301
Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We have eaten here on each of our four trips to Cuba over the past 13 years, and will continue each time in the future. The entrance is through a beautiful garden with a Koi pond, and the seating is under a roof but open on all sides to let in the fresh air. We had read some recent reviews... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Took my wife and my cousins for a wonderful lunch. We have eaten at this paladar before but recently have heard from some locals that the service was not as good as before because they had a high turnover of waiters and cooks. This time, the service was prompt and friendly and the menu once again exceeded our expectation, they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This restaurant is at Miramar. We ate lunch here but we could not get a table to eat dinner here as it always was full.during the evening. It seems you have to make a reservation to get a table here. Ths restaurant is surrounded by a small but beautiful garden. Part of the sitting area is right besides the garden.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 48 No. 1311 | Entre 13 y 15. Miramar, Playa., Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: 53 7 209-6514

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?