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Calle San Ignacio No. 54, | Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba
(0)7 861 8504
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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Breath-taking and romantic location, this restaurant, that belongs to the Gov. , is in the city center in Plaza de la Catedral. We had dinner under old and beautiful arches having the opportunity to eat good food enjoying at the same time the view on some old colonial building and being in front of the old cathedral. Generous choice of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Stopped here for a late morning drink. The restaurant sits on the side of the Piaza with the Havana Cathedral. It was pleasant watching all the activity and nice view of the Cathedral. The service was slow and unfriendly but as we only had drinks it did not matter.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The resaurant is is an excellent position but has stange ceramic plates on the table. Waitresses have scam to serve small bread items at 4 CUCs although not ordered. we had two lots - refused to pay. ordered tenderloin of pork assumed fresh, but looks like the pig died on its feet three weeks earlier. Ate some and had bad... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

A café in Plaza de la Catedral. Stopped off for cappuccinos but they didn’t have any milk, so we left.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited El patio restaurant located in the plaza of the cathedral in Havana cuba. Very disappointed with the service, not to mention the quality of the food and the high prices..A total rip off. . Been a place recognized internationally I expected to be something else. I'm not planning to go back there next time im in the area... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Sat outside and had friendly service, little live music (not too loud and no harassing for tips), good selection of food and fair prices. Good to people watch in the piazza by the cathedral.

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Volcano, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Because of the proximity to my hotel and the magnificent Cathedral view I ate dinner twice at El Patio. I found the food quite good and massive in portion despite what others said. The waiters were all personable and the table well dressed. A burly maitre d' kept Buskers out. The Cuban coffee and desserts were terrific and it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Yet another beautiful setting in the old town. Food was ok, musicians were unusually unenthusiastic. Lots of work underway in this square which was interesting to watch during the slow revive.

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North London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had a lovely table facing right out onto the plaza but the service was very variable throughout (pushy at the start and far too relaxed and I attentive at the end). The wine was good - we picked something we knew. The food was average. I'm struggling to recommend it.

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Inverness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

After tramping the streets of Havana on a blistering hot day it was a welcomed relief to drop into this shaded restaurant for lunch. We were lucky to be seated in the inner courtyard, where we were serenaded throughout lunch. This stop was provided by our guide, Ernesto, from Havanatur so I do not know how much it actually cost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Ignacio No. 54, | Plaza de la Catedral, Havana, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: (0)7 861 8504

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?