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Cafe Lamparilla


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Cuban, Caribbean, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Table Service

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really BAD food and overpriced. Hidden fees included bread(1CUC) Table fee(1.5CUC). Ridiculous! It is in Cuba not in US. You could spend less money and have better food at other places like the restaurant Obama ever visited. ————- 超難吃的食物 價錢在古巴是天價 當初看在沒人排隊不用等就進來吃 真應該相信人潮會說話 餐前麵包竟然還額外收1CUC... 這是古巴不是西方世界啊 想學西方世界那套至少食物的品質要跟上吧

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank FarAway804700
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Don't know if it was the Havana vibe, the food or both. But this spot..hit the spot. After shopping, we happened by this place. It had outdoor seating in an alley along the restaurant. It looked welcoming. We were seated and the waiter was pleasant....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank eventfuls
Reviewed March 26, 2019

What a gem. We stopped for drinks once and dinner with drinks a few hours later. The waiter, Alberto, was attentive, friendly and really more than we could have asked for. It was a quiet evening, so we had an opportunity to talk with a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GregHowell
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We came here only because it was close to the cruise pier. The service was very very unfriendly and super slow. The waiters kept pushing us to order more expensive items. We had to keep asking if the food was ready. When it finally came,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nordenflyver
Reviewed November 2, 2018

We came here for dinner based on recommendations from a few people. We had really high expectations. We were seated upstairs which was cozy but very tight. Service was ok. What I was really disappointed about was the food. I chose the seafood casserole (even...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank madcap1025
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner in this cozy cafe and the food was very good. Ropa Vieja and fish fillet were very tasty. However they charged us for every thing they offer: bread, rice, sides that were not available... Worth going with caution

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 363javit
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited for Lunch and sat outside. There was a lively band playing and the service was friendly. The location is good but surprisingly we were the only diners in the restaurant. Don’t let this put you off as the food was good. My friend...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DLTT2015
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

I dont like to write Bad reviews generally exept where bad faith is blatant. Everything was wrong in this place. Waited 65 minutes for ropa vieja. Came like chewing-gum. Simply uneatable. They served, i tried, spit, put 20 cucs on table and went off. Spent...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank LexLutorK
Reviewed February 15, 2018

This restaurant is in an attractive side alley and looks well set up and laid out. However the service is terrible. One and a half hours for the food to turn up and then it was very average at best. They then tried to overcharge...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank David C
Reviewed February 11, 2018

we were here for drinks and appetizers and it was great to sit in an airy little cafe watching the street scenes pass us by. A great afternoon of cocktails and tapas.

Date of visit: January 2018
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