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La Guarida

Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
+53 7 8669047
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“marlin tacos” (20 reviews)
“oxtail” (22 reviews)
“lobster” (102 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 pm - 11:45 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, International, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
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1 - 10 of 1,782 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Read NYT review; good food, great environment. Make online reservations before going. Lots of expats, many couples and groups

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant had the best food that we ate in Havana during our visit. The menu was extensive and the quality was as good as any good restaurant in any city. The bonus for us was the view from the rooftop bar which you can...More

1  Thank hyper1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located on the top floors of a dilapidated mansion in Havana, La Guardia is as interesting as the food it delicious. The building was the set for the Oscar winning film 'Fresa y Chocolate' and has a trendy up market vibe. The roof top bar...More

1  Thank KristyCharleson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed dinner here. Nice menu options and knowledgeable, bi-lingual staff. Lots of stairs to get to dining level of this restaurant. The historic building is beautiful. Reservations are required but, you may access the rooftop bar if you don't have reservations...More

1  Thank Sonya_Travels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been disappointed. The reviews are good, location is stunning, but service is cold, not interested in anything, meals were without taste. Whether the soup, nor the salad were salted or with any spice/herbs/taste. Main course and dessert the same. We had no chance...More

Thank MunichDebo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the lobster with risotto, delicious. The wine list is limited, but that is the norm for most restaurants here. Very busy restaurant, seems to be always full, which means that the staff is a bit overworked.

1  Thank Milton P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Restaurant is pretty well made and is a refurbished part of an abandoned half dilapidated building. Service friendly and suggestive with a pretty mean lamb curry. Was surprised by its legitimacy. worth a shot

1  Thank kunsaha
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food in an amazing building! They said you need a reservation but we went early and they were able to seat us inside.

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was the best we went to in Cuba. The menu offered a lot of variety and what was served was of very good quality. The ambience and service was also very good. Great views from the rooftop bar where you can have pre...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I Had the Ahi Tuna that was advertised as coming with a coconut sugar cane seafood sauce. I tasted no elements of any of these three things. Pretty darn expensive considering. The tuna was OK tasting and the portion was fine. Cost was about18 CUC....More

Thank Steve F
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TravelingHanbokGirl
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is cash only as are many of the restaurants in Havana
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elizabetharuba23
June 11, 2017|
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May 24, 2017|
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Response from ChristieLovesTravel | Reviewed this property |
Thank for for reading my posts. I loved Atelier!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana 10700, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8669047
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Description
"It's the most famous of Havana's Paladares" New York Times, August 2002. "The greatest and most magical is La Guarida, so magical that it is temting to protect it by witholding its address" The Guardian, February 2001. "The city's best restaurant....La Guarida is the hardest table to reserve on the island this remains the hippest best restaurant in Havana" Cigar Aficionado, June 2001.
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